WESLEY CHAPEL – Donut holes. That’s how residents at a town meeting Monday night described parcels of land that could be de-annexed from the village if a local bill filed by state Sen. Tommy Tucker passes. Mayor Brad Horvath called ...Read More »
A Raleigh homeowners association told Cindy Block that she could build and maintain a handicap ramp as long as it conformed to standards and was the same color as the home’s siding. The Blocks also, the association said, were responsible ...Read More »
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 ...Read More »
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 ...Read More »
Homebuyers across the nation put down an average of 14 percent of the purchase price when buying a home last year. That translated into an average down payment of $32,141, according to RealtyTrac, which analyzed loan and sales data on ...Read More »
WASHINGTON — Construction of new homes plummeted in February, as fierce winter weather froze housing starts in the Northeast and Midwest. The Commerce Department said Tuesday that builders began construction at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 897,000 homes in ...
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The National Association of Realtors reported Monday that a gap is widening between household rental costs and household income in much of the nation, leading to “unsustainable levels” and made worse by a paucity of new-home construction. However, the Charlotte ...
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Four people were sentenced this week for their roles in a massive mortgage-fraud conspiracy that prompted an investigation in the Charlotte area in 2007. Dubbed Operation Wax House, the probe included federal allegations of mortgage fraud, investment fraud, securities fraud, ...
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Cash sales made up 35.5 percent of total home sales nationally in December, down from 38.5 percent in December 2013. The year-over-year share has fallen each month since January 2013, making November the 24th consecutive month of declines, according to ...Read More »