Homebuilders will likely not be affected by an N.C. Court of Appeals decision handed down this week that appears to limit all construction warranties to six years, even when the builder expressly provides a longer one, according to the top lawyer for the N.C. Home Builders Association.Read More »
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When it comes to older houses, Charlotte is a more expensive place to buy a place to live than elsewhere in the nation. But homebuyers who purchased a domicile built since 2007 got a bit of a bargain.Those are the headlines of the just-released 2011 American Housing Survey of homes by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and Census Bureau.Read More »
CHARLOTTE — More sellers sold and more buyers bought in June, inspiring hope in real estate agents throughout the Charlotte residential market. Home closings jumped 31.2 percent last month compared to June 2012, the Charlotte Regional Realtor Association said Tuesday ...
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Trent Haston grew up in Charlotte, but On the Level bets he picked up some of his business savvy from a tried-and-true driving maneuver straight from twisting back roads of the Blue Ridges. That’s how Haston not only survived the housing bust but beat it, too, growing his Charlotte-based Andrew Roby General Contractor business into the Roby Family of Companies.Read More »
A nonprofit group formed to revitalize an impoverished neighborhood of mobile homes has submitted plans to the town of Huntersville for its first building project, a basic services “enterprise center” that would serve and employ community members.Read More »
Life would be easier if one of the leading monthly home-price indexes -- CoreLogic, Clear Capital, S&P/Case-Shiller and the Charlotte Regional Realtor Association -- were definitively right and the rest flawed. But more complicated than that.Read More »