CHARLOTTE – Communication, and the lack thereof, was again on Tuesday the subject of a meeting between construction and development industry representatives and the Mecklenburg County agency that polices them. This week’s forum was the monthly meeting at the Hal ...Read More »
A highly anticipated homebuilder report showed confidence among U.S. builders slipping to its lowest level in a year. The National Association of Home Builders-Wells Fargo Housing Market Index, which measures builder sentiment in the market for newly built, single-family homes, ...Read More »
RALEIGH – The full N.C. Senate is scheduled tonight to debate a bill that tells local governments not to regulate homebuilders’ aesthetic choices. Garage door types, paint colors and master bedroom placement are among the topics likely to be under ...Read More »
Foreclosure activity in the Charlotte area market is down significantly across the board. A new RealtyTrac report shows filings for combined default notices, scheduled auctions and bank repossessions were down 10.83 percent in April from the previous month and down ...
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The Federal Highway Administration has given the green light to the North Carolina Department of Transportation to proceed with the construction of the 19.7-mile Monroe Bypass. But the Southern Environmental Law Center, which successfully sued the transportation agencies over their ...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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STALLINGS – After one of its members said “we need to stop just being grateful to anyone who comes to town with a project,” the Town Council voted 5-1 this week to deny a rezoning for a 107-lot single-family subdivision. ...Read More »
LANCASTER, S.C. – The Lancaster County Council this week voted to approve the first of three required readings of a rezoning ordinance that would pave the way for Matthews-based Bonterra Builders to develop the Reserve at Barber Rock single-family subdivision. ...Read More »
In his first remarks since taking office as director of the Federal Housing Financing Agency, former Charlotte congressman Mel Watt indicated a shift in policy that may make more loan money available to borrowers. As the regulator in charge of ...Read More »