An incentive designed to boost affordable housing in the city by allowing developers to increase the density of projects is expected to go before the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Planning Commission for approval this year, the commission’s vice chairman said. But the incentive might not be enough, he said.Read More »
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The city of Charlotte, which had been working on a set of design standards for homebuilders, put those plans on the backburner while waiting to see what would happen with SB 731. With the bill going nowhere in the recently ended session, city officials aren’t wasting any time.Read More »
According to real estate agent Stan Perry, 2012 has been a good year. But as the summer heats up, he said, Charlotte home sales have cooled down. One of his sales this summer, however, was for this $1.38M home in Charlotte that only lasted a week on the market.
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In a policy change that has the support of those who say Charlotte needs more affordable housing, the City Council decided Monday to alter the rules for rental properties known as accessory dwelling units. Across the city, ADUs — a ...Read More »
GCI is looking to build about 250 apartments on the site next to Providence Pointe and has asked the city to rezone the property from “MX-2 mixed-use” to “UR-2 urban residential conditional” so the company can get started on its project. Opponents, though, say they are worried about, among other things, the project bringing more traffic to the area.Read More »
Lawrence Domonkos is serving a 24-month probation after the North Carolina Real Estate Commission said he broke the rules when he used an email, rather than the appropriate forms, to draft an alleged agreement between a buyer and seller.Read More »