CORNELIUS – A recent death has thrown an ambitious plan for a large mixed-use sports complex and office building project into limbo. A proposal for the project has been filed with the town of Cornelius for the property near the ...Read More »
CHARLOTTE – Spectrum Properties, a locally based developer, is getting set to start work on an apartment project called The Mint, a 177-unit community bound by Trade, Graham and Fourth streets, across Fourth from BB&T Ballpark. Jason Fish, Spectrum’s director ...Read More »
The National Association of Realtors appears to be giving U.S. Sen. Kay Hagan a helping hand in her re-election bid by mailing out fliers to select Charlotte neighborhoods. The association has sent out at least four glossy fliers thanking the ...
Tagged with: Bob Hall Center for Responsive Politics Craig Holman Democracy North Carolina Heather Grant Jenny Werwa Kay Hagan NAR National Association of Realtors OpenSecrets.org PUblic Citizen Public Policy Polling Thom TilisRead More »
The percentage of mortgaged Charlotte-area homes that were in the foreclosure process dropped by about 44 percent from December 2012 to December 2013. The foreclosure inventory at year’s end was 1.5 percent of all homes with a mortgage, down from ...Read More »
On a frigid Jan. 24, 38 hearty volunteers from Wells Fargo Community Relations and Outreach volunteered a day of service with nonprofit Rebuilding Together. As part of a team exercise, the volunteers traveled from as far as San Antonio and ...Read More »
CHARLOTTE – In the latest round of city rezoning requests, the majority of petitioners aren’t actually asking for a rezoning, just site plan amendments that would allow the developers to change the layout or configuration of land that was previously ...
Tagged with: Abigail Jennings Ballantyne Charlotte city council Charlotte-Mecklenburg Planning Department Edgeline Residential LLC Pioneer Springs Community School Stonehunt LLC Tammie Keplinger Toringdon Trinity Capital AdvisorsRead More »
HUNTERSVILLE – An Arizona-based developer and production builder never before seen in these parts has sites in the Charlotte market in its sights, and its first proposal in Mecklenburg County is for a 395-home subdivision in a booming section of ...
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Homeowners are optimistic about the housing market in 2014, with 71 percent considering selling their homes this year, according to a new survey conducted by Charlotte-based lender Lending Tree. The nationwide poll of 609 current and prospective homeowners found that ...Read More »
Homeownership is still the best vehicle for building wealth and providing a stable retirement. That was the takeaway from a presentation given by national housing economist and Columbia Business School finance professor Christopher Mayer on Jan. 23. Hosted by Charlotte’s ...Read More »
While 2013 may have been a gangbusters year for the national housing market, December figures just released by the National Association of Realtors show sales growth petering out by year’s end. For all of 2013, the number of existing homes ...Read More »