Sales prices for existing homes in the Charlotte region, including distressed sales, increased 4.1 percent in December from a year ago, according to CoreLogic’s Home Price Index report. On a month-over-month basis, existing-home prices in the Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia metropolitan statistical area ...Read More »
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RALEIGH – Standard and Poor’s will pay $21.5 million to North Carolina to resolve the Attorney General’s state lawsuit claiming the company inflated ratings for risky securities and misrepresented its objectivity before the 2008 financial crisis, Attorney General Roy Cooper ...
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Starmount is the hottest neighborhood in Charlotte this year for prospective homebuyers, according to Redfin, the Seattle-based real estate brokerage. The 28210 zip code east of South Boulevard leads the pack for affordability and convenience, followed by South End, Fourth ...
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Five more sentenced in Wax House; investigation into investment and mortgage fraud conspiracy has netted 89
CHARLOTTE – Five people were sentenced this month for their roles in real estate and financial fraud activities that were uncovered in the massive federal investigation dubbed Operation Wax House, the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Charlotte announced Thursday. Most recently, ...Read More »
NASCAR aficionados seeking the ultimate man cave need look no further than Statesville. That’s where 1997 Winston Cup Series Rookie of the Year Mike Skinner built his inner sanctum, an eight-car, showroom-quality garage incorporating a saloon, an office and a ...Read More »
Charlotte bucked the national trend of slowing home-price appreciation in November, according to the Standard & Poor’s/Case-Shiller Home Price Index. The 20-city home price index increased 4.3 percent in November from the year before. That’s down from an annual increase ...Read More »
An air-duct cleaning company operating under fictitious business names in the Charlotte area has topped the Better Business Bureau’s 2014 Dirty Dozen List of the top local companies with the most unanswered and unresolved complaints last year. The companies holding ...Read More »
Nominate today! Deadline for nominations is Friday! CHARLOTTE, N.C. (January 27, 2015) – The Mecklenburg Times today announced it is seeking nominations for the 7th Annual 50 Most Influential Women Awards and making it easier than ever to submit with ...Read More »