Showcase Realty is growing. Named the 16th fastest growing company in Charlotte by the Charlotte Business Journal in November 2012, the boutique real estate company has hired five new staff members and three new sales agents.Read More »
Residential Real Estate
Some Charlotte homeowners will soon start receiving corrected 2011 property tax evaluations as a county-hired appraiser just completed a first batch of revaluations in Myers Park. The completed revaluations by Pearson’s Appraisal Service of 247 parcels were approved by Mecklenburg County Commissioners on Tuesday.Read More »
Home sale trends in the Greater Charlotte residential real estate market continue their upward, post-recession arc, according to the latest monthly figures released Tuesday morning by the Charlotte Regional Realtor Association.Read More »
It might be roiling Washington, D.C. and its suburbs, but, so far, the government shutdown is having little effect on Charlotte’s real estate and banking markets.
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Call it the HGTV effect. Home buyers have high expectations when it comes to a new home. You have to grab them in the first seven to 10 seconds or they move on.
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How do you build a house in 30 hours? Help. Lots of help, like 150 around-the-clock volunteers, a handful of professional supervisors and a dozen paid AmeriCorps interns. If there was a third "H" in Habitat for Humanity, Frank Spencer said, it would stand for help, on which the organization depends for its existence.Read More »
A Charlotte-area realtor has lost her license but has managed to keep her business after fully refunding the company’s trust fund. Julie Edwards Van Slambrook, the broker-in-charge and co-owner of First Properties of the Carolinas, was stripped of her real estate license in March after it was learned that she embezzled nearly $100,000 of client funds held in trust.Read More »
A new Homeowner's Bill of Rights, SB 321, aims to eliminate the runaround some homeowners got from banks by requiring lenders to assign homeowners a single person to contact. It bans dual-tracking, in which a bank pursues a foreclosure at the same time a homeowner is working on a short sale. And it eliminates "arm's length" rules, in which banks barred people from buying distressed properties from their relatives or other close associates.Read More »