Paul Greiner, the president of Charlotte-based Cedar Management Group, has been awarded the highest level of certification in the association management profession from the Community Association Institute. To achieve the Professional Community Association Manager certification, Greiner completed and passed the ...Read More »
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Lake Norman’s Jenny Pippin has been recognized for her design work by the North Carolina Society of the American Institute of Building Design, receiving multiple awards. Pippin, owner of Pippin Home Designs, was awarded a Best-in-Show prize for her design ...Read More »
If you’re going to steal appliances from vacant homes, perhaps you shouldn’t fence the loot on Craigslist. But that’s just what one Charlotte area Realtor did according to the U.S. Department of Justice. Sember Lynn Smathers, formerly of Shelby, was ...Read More »
CHARLOTTE – The year ahead will be “good, not great” for the housing market, with an anticipated 5 percent growth in housing sales from 2013, according to forecast Freddie Mac’s Chief Economist Frank Nofthat delivered to an audience of real ...
Tagged with: American Security Mortgage Charlotte Regional Realtor Association Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act Eric Locher Fannie Mae Frank Nofthat Freddie Mac Phil Mahoney UNC Charlotte Housing Market OutlookRead More »
CHARLOTTE – More than 100 people crowded into a church office building to question officials about the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Housing Partnership’s plan to rezone a 7-acre parcel from a child care facility to an apartment complex for low-income housing, a proposal ...Read More »
CHARLOTTE – The resale price of existing homes rose 0.5 percent in October compared to September, when prices had fallen 0.1 percent from August, according to a report released this week by CoreLogic. Including distressed sales, home prices increased 7.4 ...Read More »
Governor Pat McCrory was late to the party December 5 for Cabarrus’ county economic summit. The governor was in Concord to address county leaders on reforms he’s been advocating in transportation, tax and economic development during his first 11 months ...Read More »
MATTHEWS – Two historic homes are getting a facelift courtesy of the city. The town issued its second annual Façade Grant for exterior improvements at the Reid House and the Plaxco House, two 19th century belles in need of some ...
Tagged with: $1.5 million improvements Charlotte-Mecklenburg Historic Landmarks Commission Dr. Thomas Neely Reid Matthews Facade Grant Matthews Historical Foundation Matthews Historical Society Plaxco House Reid HouseRead More »
If the traffic around Charlotte is any indicator, it’s probably not a big surprise that the city ranked low in walkability. Walkscore.com gave the city a 24 rating based on residents’ ability to walk to stores, coffee shops and restaurants. ...Read More »
CHARLOTTE – While some would-be homebuyers struggle to obtain mortgages and find properties in their price range, others – more than half of all buyers in October – paid in cash. A recent report from RealtyTrac, the online real estate ...
Tagged with: American REsidential Properties j.c. underwood John Bradford Metrolina Real Estate Investor Association Park Avenue Properties paying cash for homes Phil Henderson RealtyTrac T.R. Lawing Tommy LawingRead More »