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Mixed messages from Americans on housing (access required)

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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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For want of qualified workers (access required)

Construction jobs have been increasing in the Charlotte area and are expecting to keep doing
so; some fear a lack of skilled workers may delay projects. Photo by Payton Guion

CHARLOTTE – The writing has been on the yet-to-be-built wall for the last couple of years. After a tough time during the Great Recession, construction firms have returned to their feet and are rebuilding the business that was lost during ...

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