President Barack Obama’s decision to weather a Republican backlash and reform immigration regulations could have a significant impact on the housing market. In allowing millions of undocumented residents to work legally and avoid the threat of deportation, Obama is opening ...Read More »
CHARLOTTE – Mecklenburg County’s housing market is better off than it was two years ago, according to RealtyTrac’s 2014 Election Housing Scorecard. The report scored 1,547 U.S. county housing markets based on five factors: housing affordability, unemployment rates, foreclosure starts ...
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The Charlotte Regional Realtor Association on Sept. 18 hosted its annual Candidates Fish Fry, during which hundreds of professionals in real estate and related industries set up informational booths and mingle with candidates for state and local elections. The event ...Read More »
Where do we grow from here? Charlotte, Raleigh expected to have nation’s fastest growth in coming years
Charlotte and Raleigh are poised to grow faster than any other large urban areas in the country over the next fifteen years. In fact, Charlotte’s population is projected to grow by 71 percent from 2010 to 2030, according to a ...
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RALEIGH – The N.C. Legislature has slowed the momentum of a bill that would prevent property owners from having the ability to force supermajority votes on rezoning petitions. But N.C. Senate Bill 493 could be back on the floor of ...Read More »
CHARLOTTE – GoodSports Enterprises, a sports-complex developer out of Sarasota, Fla., later this month plans to submit to the city a request to rezone the land around Bojangles Coliseum to allow a $76.7 million amateur sports complex. In a presentation ...Read More »
CHARLOTTE – The City Council on Monday approved StoneHunt LLC’s request to put a market-rate single-family subdivision in the heart of Cherry, despite neighborhood protests. Anthony Hunt and Stoney Sellars plan to develop 43 lots for 39 detached homes and ...Read More »
CONNECT our Future is seeking input from residents of 14 counties over the next two months as it develops a framework to help shape the region’s growth. The nonprofit CONNECT Consortium is funded by $7.9 million, which includes $4.9 million ...Read More »
The chairman of the powerful House Ways and Means Committee David Camp recently released a comprehensive blue print for reforming the country’s convoluted tax code, a proposal that would simplify that tax system and eliminate many of its sacred cows ...Read More »