Some neighborhoods in the Charlotte residential market are primed for a make-over, according to an assessment given by an economist at Hanley Wood, a firm specializing in residential, commercial and construction data analysis. Jon Smoke told 160 industry professionals at ...Read More »
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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CHARLOTTE – Between December 2012 and December 2013, the Charlotte metro area added more than 3,000 construction jobs, while North Carolina as a whole lost 3,700 jobs, according to a new report from the Associated General Contractors of America. In ...Read More »
Charlotte-area home prices appreciated 7.8 percent from the third quarter of 2012 to the third quarter of 2013, according to an analysis of single-family homes sales by CoreLogic, using data calculated by Case-Shiller. Despite the gains in home prices made ...Read More »
The owner and broker-in-charge of two North Carolina real estate firms that specialized in appraising, listing and marketing bank-owned properties for a number of mortgage lenders has landed in hot water with the N.C. Real Estate Commission. Jason Cox, who ...Read More »
Santa Fe has its Spanish Pueblo; coastal South Carolina its Lowcountry style and the Midwest its Prairie School. Florida has its room. Charlotte historically has been architecturally dominated by Craftsman Bungalow and Colonial Revival homes, but they weren’t created in, ...
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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 ...
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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 »