The Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia area has seen a slight increase in the percentage of underwater homes, according to a RealtyTrac analysis. Some 7.7 percent of area homes with a mortgage had a loan-to-value ratio of 125 percent or more in the first ...Read More »
The rate of North Carolinians who have repurchased homes with restored credit after losing their home in the housing bust has trailed most states, but is expected to outpace the national average between now and 2023, according to data released ...Read More »
CHARLOTTE — The City Council approved several rezoning petitions Monday, giving a nod to a 194-acre Lincoln Harris mixed-use project and a townhome development by David Weekley Homes, both in south Charlotte. The council also deferred several decisions until next ...
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Attorneys for both the U.S. and a former Charlotte real estate lawyer have filed appeals in her conviction and sentencing on mortgage fraud conspiracy charges. The U.S. attorney’s office is, in essence, asking the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ...Read More »
A record of more than 700 volunteer Realtors helped repair 25 homes and three nonprofit organization buildings in Mecklenburg and Iredell counties Friday as part of Realtors Care Day. The event is an initiative of the Housing Opportunity Foundation, a ...Read More »
See related story on proposed legislation that would change or repeal the Map Act. A group of property owners who are beating the North Carolina Department of Transportation in a high-stakes fight over the Map Act have asked the Supreme ...Read More »
See related story on Supreme Court challenge to Map Act here. North Carolina’s Map Act, approved in 1987, permits the N.C. Department of Transportation to freeze development on properties it deems are in the way of future road projects. Once ...Read More »
Mecklenburg County and the Charlotte metro area saw increases in scheduled auctions and bank repossessions on foreclosed properties last month, according to real estate information and analytics provider RealtyTrac. Bank repossessions in the county rose to 103 last month from ...
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The share of Charlotte-area homes with a mortgage that were facing foreclosure in February remained at 0.9 percent of all homes, the same as in the previous three months and down 0.4 percentage points from February 2014, according to real ...Read More »
The portion of all home sales that were paid for with cash in the Charlotte area was down 1.1 percent in January compared with last year, according to real estate information and analytics provider CoreLogic. In January, 32.48 percent of ...Read More »