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Charlotte-area home prices grow 6.1% (access required)

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The sales prices for existing homes in the Charlotte area, including distressed sales, appreciated 6.1 percent from February 2014 to this February, according to CoreLogic’s Home Price Index report. Existing-home prices in the Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia metropolitan statistical area grew 2 percent ...

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Off their rockers: Construction of active-adult communities outpaces single-family housing


Developers are tapping into the 76 million-strong baby boomer market, with active-adult construction taking off over the last couple of years. Sparked by pent-up demand, a mini-revolution in senior housing is occurring as a generation of nonconformists seeks a lifestyle ...

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Local home auctions up, bank repos down (access required)


Mecklenburg County and the Charlotte metro area saw mixed results in a survey of scheduled auctions and bank repossessions on foreclosed properties last month, according to real estate information and analytics provider RealtyTrac. Bank repossessions in the county dropped 58 ...

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