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Raising roofs: Home construction permit activity stays strong in first quarter (access required)

Raising roofs: Home construction permit activity stays strong in first quarter <span class="dmcss_key_icon"><img alt="(access required)" src="/files/2013/10/lock1.png" border=0/></span>

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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Mixed messages from Americans on housing (access required)

Mixed messages from Americans on housing <span class="dmcss_key_icon"><img alt="(access required)" src="/files/2013/10/lock1.png" border=0/></span>

Despite continued improvement in the housing market, Americans’ attitudes about the health of the economy and housing reflect continued uncertainty. In its monthly survey, Fannie Mae asked 1,000 consumers about their feelings about homeownership and their household finances. Overall, the ...

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