Charlotte ranks 14th in the nation for job creation, according to Forbes Magazine. The magazine looked at 398 metro areas to determine where the best job prospects lie in 2014 and ranked the top 66 big cities. Forbes said the city ...Read More »
Mortgage lenders are adjusting to market conditions and loosening their standards for loan applicants in order to attract more business, according to new data provided by Charlotte-based LendingTree. The lender said that down-payment amounts for a 30-year mortgage averaged 15.78 ...
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Pending home sales are again on the rise, for the first time in nine months, according to a new report by the National Association of Realtors. The association’s Pending Home Sales Index, which measures new contract activity, rose 3.4 percent ...Read More »
A report from the UNC Charlotte Urban Institute says that North Carolina, historically a state of small towns, is becoming increasingly urban. Since 2010, Mecklenburg and Wake counties, home to Charlotte and Raleigh, respectively, have grown by about 145,000 people, ...Read More »
STALLINGS – The Town Council agreed last week to grant a deferral of a planned vote on a proposal by Charlotte’s Hopper Communities to develop a 115-lot subdivision on 48 acres along Stevens Mill Road near Interstate 485. The now-it’s-up, ...Read More »
LANCASTER, S.C. – Two residential subdivisions targeted for the fast-growing northern Lancaster County panhandle have won preliminary rezoning approval from county officials. One other residential developer postponed a hearing for a month while yet another has pulled out of a ...Read More »
On April 22, the Huntersville Planning Commission gave Merrifield Partners a conditional go-ahead on the conceptual plans the builders are proposing for a 12.41-acre tract between Interstate 77 and N.C. Highway 21. The 77 Huntersville Professional calls for a 90,000-square-foot ...Read More »