Olin, N.C., a hamlet of 2,170 people in Iredell County outside of Statesville, is one of the hardest hit towns by foreclosure in North Carolina. The foreclosure rate for Olin is one of every 363 homes, according to RealtyTrac. For ...Read More »
Many homebuyers don’t know the real cost of owning a home. While 94 percent of prospective buyers think they’re making a good investment in purchasing a home, most have not sat down and done the math to see how much ...Read More »
CHARLOTTE – A Fortune 500 company that manufactures Bubble Wrap and Cryovac plastic food packaging is coming to town and plans to construct a new $50 million headquarters in the Charlotte-Douglas International Airport area in 2016. Sealed Air Corp., a ...Read More »
CHARLOTTE — North Carolina has convinced Fortune 500 packaging company Sealed Air Corp. to move nearly 1,300 jobs to the Charlotte area by relocating its New Jersey headquarters and consolidating management operations from several other states. A North Carolina committee ...
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Two Charlotte area bridges are among the state’s worst, according to AAA Carolinas. The substandard crossings include the Interstate 485 bridge that crosses Interstate 85 and the Interstate 277 bridge that spans Clarkson Street, according to AAA Carolinas. The 47-year-old ...Read More »
Housing prices across the country rose 0.4 percent in May and are now 6.5 percent off their April 2007 peak, a new government report says. The Federal Housing Finance Agency index report is based on sales price information of mortgages ...Read More »
Foreclosures and delinquencies continue their slow improvement in the Charlotte metro region, according to property information and analytics provider CoreLogic. For the month of May, foreclosures affected 1.10 percent of all mortgage loans, a decrease of 1.06 percentage points compared ...Read More »
CHARLOTTE – The city of Charlotte is looking for people to fill vacancies on the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Coalition for Housing; the Historic District Commission; Keep Charlotte Beautiful and the Tree Advisory Commission. All applicants must be registered to vote in Mecklenburg ...Read More »
North Carolina gained 600 construction jobs between May and June, ranking 19th among all states and Washington, D.C., in the percentage of jobs gained during that time, according to data released Friday by the Associated General Contractors of America. For ...
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