For the first time in seven years, the Charlotte Housing Authority will open the waiting list for its Housing Choice Voucher program. The program, which was formerly known as Section 8, is administered by the U.S. Department of Housing and ...Read More »
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Home prices in Charlotte including distressed sales rose 6.5 percent in July compared to July 2013, according to new data released by CoreLogic. On a month-over-over month basis, home prices in the Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia metropolitan statistical area were also up slightly, ...
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No pain, no gain. After a year on the market, personal trainer Jillian Michaels has sold her house in a gated Hollywood Hills community for a cool $2.075 million, six years after she acquired the three-bedroom, four-bath home for $1.565 ...Read More »
Improving economic conditions are brightening the national commercial real estate outlook, according to the National Association of Realtors. “The job market has been the bright spot of the economy this year as employers are feeling more confident about their growth ...Read More »
Pending home sales in the South rose to a seasonally adjusted index level of 119.0 in July, an increase of 4.2 from June, but still 1.0 percent below where they were last July. The South had the highest index among ...Read More »
The Charlotte metro area’s inventory of homes in the foreclosure process is well below the national average, but still the number of homeowners who are seriously delinquent in their mortgage payment is stuck at 3.7 percent of all mortgaged properties, ...Read More »
Thirty percent of construction companies nationally have turned down a job because of the unavailability of skilled labor, a new survey of industry members conducted by the Associated General Contractors of America has found. While employment in the construction industry ...
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Two California men were sentenced to federal prison after pleading guilty to conspiring to illegally access and use computerized database information from Charlotte-based online mortgage broker Lending Tree.com. Brian Matthew Rich of Laguna Beach, Calif., was sentenced to two years ...Read More »
Property tax bills will be sent out to Mecklenburg Country residents starting this week. The bills for 2014 are due Sept. 1, but under state law, the interest due date extends the payment date through Jan. 5, 2015. Property owners ...Read More »