WASHINGTON — U.S. home prices increased at a solid clip in April, led by double-digit jumps in Denver and San Francisco. The Standard & Poor’s/Case-Shiller 20-city home price index rose 4.9 percent in April from 12 months earlier, roughly the ...Read More »
Editor’s note: This story is part of a package created by The Associated Press, and including local information, taking a look at transportation infrastructure challenges faced by the nation’s urban centers as population growth outpaces funding and construction. More stories ...Read More »
ROCK HILL — The city recently was awarded a $630,000 grant to that will allow it to demolish vacant buildings in blighted neighborhoods around downtown and turn the property into green space. “The demolition and greening of blighted property is ...Read More »
Mecklenburg County ranks among the ten worst counties in the United States when it comes to affordability and accessibility for low-down-payment borrowers, including first-time and boomerang homebuyers. According to RealtyTrac, the Charlotte-Gastonia-Concord region came in 363rd out of 370 counties ...
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Finding guidance from out-of-state court decisions in considering a first-impression issue, the South Carolina Court of Appeals held on June 17 that without supporting documentation, a loan purchaser is barred by the hearsay rule from giving testimony regarding the loan’s ...
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Home construction is strong both nationally and locally, but increased demand for homes in the Charlotte region’s high-growth areas and higher development costs are jacking up new-home prices. The number of building permits issued during the first three months of ...
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The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has proposed a delay for the new Truth in Lending Act and Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act integration rule that will affect disclosure requirements and closing processes. The CFPB has proposed that the new rule ...Read More »