WASHINGTON — U.S. home construction plunged in August, led by steep decline in the volatile apartment category. But single-family house construction, a larger and more stable portion of the market, fell only modestly. Construction fell 14.4 percent in August to ...Read More »
Where do we grow from here? Charlotte, Raleigh expected to have nation’s fastest growth in coming years
Charlotte and Raleigh are poised to grow faster than any other large urban areas in the country over the next fifteen years. In fact, Charlotte’s population is projected to grow by 71 percent from 2010 to 2030, according to a ...
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Urban legend has it that more kids are living in their parents’ basement. A new study shows that the myth is actually a reality in many homes across the country. Young adults aged 25 to 34 are driving the growth ...Read More »
WASHINGTON – One in four U.S. residents live in “poverty areas,” according to American Community Survey data collected by the U.S. Census Bureau from 2008 to 2012, up from less than one in five in 2000. These areas of concentrated ...Read More »
About 2 million homeowners who got a reprieve on their high mortgage rates five years ago through a loan modification process are about to be in for a shock as the loans hit the reset button. It’s not clear whether ...Read More »
Keeping a roof over one’s head is becoming increasingly difficult for a majority of American households, whether they own or rent. New research conducted by the nonprofit MacArthur Foundation found that 52 percent of adults have had to make some ...Read More »
FORT MILL, S.C. – Don’t forget the homemade peach ice cream from Springs Farm PeachStand. When James Martin, vice president of Crescent Communities’ residential group, gets to going on about why the long-dormant town of Fort Mill is in the ...Read More »
Building permits issued during the first quarter for single-family home construction in the Charlotte market rose by 11 percent over the same period last year, according to figures recently released by the U.S. Census Bureau. That, according to a Charlotte ...
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Demographic trends are changing the face of Charlotte as we know it. Driven by an influx of people from out of state, the city is becoming more urbanized, creating both challenges and opportunities. Nationally, more young, educated and affluent people ...Read More »