They’re victims of the recession: unfinished communities scattered across the Charlotte area. But for homebuilders like Lennar Corp., they’re an opportunity. Just ask Jon Hardy. Hardy, president of the Miami-based company’s Charlotte division, said that this year Lennar has built ...Read More »
Waxhaw builder Russell Zavatsky hasn’t built a home in Union County in at least two years. It’s not because the economy has killed off demand. After all, he’s building a new home in Tega Cay, and he’s building and remodeling ...Read More »
Armed Agents: Concerned for their safety, real estate professionals take self-defense classes, apply to carry guns
Lisa Ludlow Archer was a new real estate agent working phone duty about six years ago when she got a phone call that just didn’t feel right. “When you get that feeling, you should usually listen to it,” said Archer, ...Read More »
Gaston County saw 47 properties foreclosed upon in August, down 48 percent from the 91 homes foreclosed upon in August 2010. But the figure from this past August was up from 38 in July. The monthly average of 82.5 homes ...Read More »
Four days after The Mecklenburg Times reported that America’s Park developers were lagging on a road construction project necessary to build their 25-field, $20 million baseball complex in Mooresville, developers announced Tuesday they were pushing back the opening date to ...Read More »
The city of Concord will start accepting bids next month for the second phase of renovations at its Clearwater Artist Studio complex on Kerr Street. Steve Osborne, Concord’s deputy director of planning and neighborhood development, said the $25,000 project will ...Read More »
Contractors found the prices of key construction materials cheaper in August, but annual materials cost increases still are outstripping building prices over the past year, the Associated General Contractors of America said Wednesday. Diesel fuel costs were down 6.2 percent ...
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A new batch of real estate agents is about to hit the market, educated by Charlotte’s own Central Piedmont Community College. According to a Tuesday CPCC press release, the college’s real estate students achieved a 90 percent pass rate on ...
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The Village at Stonecastle has won rezoning approval for 11.1 acres to permit the development of 12 “twin home” condo units and seven lots for single-family homes. Lincoln County commissioners voted unanimously in support of the request at their meeting ...Read More »