RALEIGH – North Carolina lawmakers have voted to recommend weakening requirements for the state’s mortgage lenders, a move that proponents say would cut costs for the industry but critics say would dilute protections for borrowers. A legislative study committee voted unanimously Dec. ...Read More »
CHARLOTTE –Valerie Mitchener, the owner and broker-in-charge of HM Properties, announced she is buying a 7,000-square-foot building at 6857 Fairview Road in the Colony on Fairview II office complex across from Phillips Place in SouthPark. After the closing in mid-January, ...Read More »
CHARLOTTE – The Charlotte Regional Realtor Association/Carolina Multiple Listing Services Inc. has honored several local real estate professionals. Sandy Larsh, a Realtor and broker-in-charge with Cottingham Chalk Hayes Realtors, has been named 2014 Realtor of the Year. The award is ...
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CHARLOTTE – The Housing Opportunity Foundation has named Otis Crowder, owner of Crowder Construction Co. of Charlotte, the winner of its 2014 Humanitarian Award. The foundation, which serves as the charitable arm of the Charlotte Regional Realtor Association, honored Crowder ...
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CHARLOTTE – Charlotte-based new homebuilder Eastwood Homes recently presented more than $47,000 to Levine Children’s Hospital, donations it raised during an October charity golf outing at Raintree Country Club. “Thanks to our sponsors, we have been able to raise more ...Read More »
CHARLOTTE – Over 10,000 people are expected to attend the 16th annual Charlotte Build, Remodel & Landscape Expo, which will bring hundreds of exhibitors to the Charlotte Convention Center on Jan.9-11. The show will feature seminars, exhibits and demonstrations from ...Read More »
CHARLOTTE – The city is launching a website for the public access and downloading of data maintained by city departments. The Charlotte open-data portal will focus on geographic information that includes police district boundaries, city roadway projects, adopted future land-use ...Read More »
North Carolina ranks 13th in the nation for highest-paid salaries among real estate agents. An N.C. Realtor makes, on average, $54,480 annually, or $26.19 per hour, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The ranking covers the 50 states; Washington, ...Read More »
Construction industry employment hit a new five-year high in November as the sector added 20,000 jobs and its unemployment rate fell to 7.5 percent, the lowest rate for November in seven years, according to an analysis by the Associated General ...Read More »