Home sellers have renewed confidence in the housing market, but are anxious about buyers qualifying for loans to buy their homes. A new survey by Redfin of 22 metro areas including Charlotte shows that homeowners are hopeful about real estate ...Read More »
Prices for single-family homes continue to rise in the Charlotte metro area, according to data just released in CoreLogic’s December Home Price Index and in Clear Capital’s latest Home Data Index, which includes January sales. But both reports say that ...Read More »
HUNTERSVILLE – The clustered residential subdivisions sought by developers and planners alike are being considered for much larger sections of the biggest Mecklenburg County municipality outside Charlotte. At its Feb. 3 meeting, the Huntersville Board of Commissioners voted to delay ...
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House flipping is back in a big way. In 2013, the number of single-family homes that were purchased and then resold within six months in the Charlotte area reached 1,592 properties, according to a new report by RealtyTrac. Flipped homes ...Read More »
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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