Who Pays $1 Million (Plus) for a Home?

by Mark Friedman  on Monday, Jun. 22, 2009 12:00 am  

This Little Rock home on Sologne Circle sold for $1 million in 2008. The number of seven-figure-plus homes sold in Pulaski County has been falling every year since 2004.

"It is close to our kids' school and to my husband's work," she wrote. "It also puts us very close to aging parents."

Howard Hurst is the president and owner of the state's largest and oldest florist operation, Tipton & Hurst Inc. of Little Rock. Stacy Hurst represents Ward 3 on Little Rock's board of directors. She was vice mayor of Little Rock in 2007 and 2008.

● After the Hursts bought their home, they sold their previous house in the Prospect Terrace neighborhood to Joseph "Brad" and Kelly Eichler. The 4,240-SF home sold for $1.1 million.

Brad Eichler is the executive vice president and co-head of corporate finance for Stephens Inc. Kelly Eichler is an attorney and has been appointed as a special judge in juvenile and domestic courts. Running as a Republican, she narrowly lost in November the election for the state House of Representatives seat for District 38. 

● In June, David Snowden bought a 5,300-SF home in Little Rock's Overlook Park neighborhood for $1.18 million. He purchased the home from the Brad & Chris Sherman Living Trust.

Snowden had been the CEO of Tarco Inc. of Little Rock, which manufactures roofing products and has plants in Arkansas, Texas and Pennsylvania. He currently is chairman of the company. Snowden also was a founding member of the Nature Conservancy of Arkansas board of trustees.

● John and Diana Young bought a 5,389-SF home in Little Rock's Edgehill neighborhood for $1.33 million in September. John Young is retired and was involved in a number of businesses and had been a director at Union Bancshares of Benton Inc. They purchased the home from Sue Gaskin.

● No personal information could be confirmed on William and Judith McDaniel, who bought their $1.4 million home in September. Their 6,841-SF house is in west Little Rock's Valley Falls Estates. They bought the home from Douglas and Janice Sherman.



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