Rising home prices are helping struggling homeowners regain equity lost during the housing bust. Zillow just released a report showing that 21.6 percent of Charlotte homeowners with outstanding loans owed more on their mortgage than their home is worth. That ...Read More »
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Insurers want to increase homeowners’ premiums an average of 25 percent across North Carolina. They say the rate increase is needed to cover all the claims insurance companies have paid out over the last couple of years, an amount that ...
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RICHMOND, VA. – A Maryland title company has moved a step closer to recovering more than $100,000 it paid to settle a civil action brought by the Maryland’s Attorney General’s office, which accused it of participating in a scheme to ...Read More »
CHARLOTTE – One of Habitat for Humanity International’s biggest chapters is losing its president after only two years. Frank Spencer, a retired banker, commercial real estate broker and investor, was named president of Charlotte Habitat in 2012. Under Spencer’s leadership, ...Read More »
Sales of existing homes in January fell to their lowest level in 18 months, according to the National Association of Realtors’ data, declining 5.1 percent since December. The report found that sales of all existing homes including single-family residences, condos, ...Read More »
After a cold and dreary winter, the Southern Spring Home and Garden Show is back in the Queen City with its inspirations, aspirations and possibilities. This year’s show – themed “Better Living: Home. Garden. Life.” – combines comfort with sustainability, ...
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WASHINGTON (AP) — Sales of existing U.S. homes plummeted in January to the worst pace in 18 months. Cold weather, limited supplies of homes on the market and higher buying costs held back purchases. The National Association of Realtors said Friday that ...Read More »
The burden of student loans is taking its toll on a generation who cannot afford to buy or, in some cases, even rent their own homes. And experts are warning that the failure of millenials to achieve the American Dream ...
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HUNTERSVILLE – The effort to bring clustered residential subdivision provisions to the town zoning ordinance took another step in a long journey this week when the town planning staff unveiled its density recommendations. But one Huntersville resident at the Feb. ...Read More »