Forget about poring over architectural drawings. In a 140,000-square-foot warehouse area off Carowinds Boulevard near the South Carolina border, prospective home buyers are getting the opportunity to actually walk through nine new home plans built by PulteGroup Inc. Complete with ...Read More »
Residential Real Estate
CHARLOTTE – The year ahead will be “good, not great” for the housing market, with an anticipated 5 percent growth in housing sales from 2013, according to forecast Freddie Mac’s Chief Economist Frank Nofthat delivered to an audience of real ...
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HUNTERSVILLE – The protestors who live in the partly dilapidated neighborhood that a church-affiliated group wants to help showed up at a Board of Commissioners meeting Monday to say they don’t want the kind of help the nonprofit group wants ...Read More »
CHARLOTTE – More than 100 people crowded into a church office building to question officials about the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Housing Partnership’s plan to rezone a 7-acre parcel from a child care facility to an apartment complex for low-income housing, a proposal ...Read More »
MATTHEWS – Conservation subdivisions, in one form or another, have been around in some of the municipalities in Mecklenburg and nearby counties, and there are plenty of existing subdivisions and approved-but-waiting developments. But not everywhere, and not always in their ...
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The dollars and sense of density: Huntersville petitioners make the financial case for conservation subdivisions
HUNTERSVILLE – Single-family residential density vs. the price of land and its development. That’s the crux of one of the hottest residential real estate development debates in many of the municipalities just outside Charlotte, and it received one of its ...
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CHARLOTTE – While some would-be homebuyers struggle to obtain mortgages and find properties in their price range, others – more than half of all buyers in October – paid in cash. A recent report from RealtyTrac, the online real estate ...
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CHARLOTTE – The City of Charlotte Planning Department ruled that the scheduling of a developer’s community meeting to be held Tuesday on a contentious affordable-apartments project met city guidelines, but the developer agreed to change the meeting’s hours anyway. A ...Read More »
CORNELIUS – An $856,454 Mecklenburg County building permit for the construction of a new house on Lake Norman is now the year’s most valuable single-family residential permit. The permit, for a three-story, 24-room home at 16700 Tinker Place on the ...Read More »
HUNTERSVILLE – The Huntersville Planning Board last week granted Epcon Communities a continuation until Dec. 17 on a rezoning request to allow the developer more time to answer officials’ concerns about a proposed single-family subdivision restricted to adults 55 and ...
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