CHARLOTTE – Mecklenburg County’s housing market is better off than it was two years ago, according to RealtyTrac’s 2014 Election Housing Scorecard. The report scored 1,547 U.S. county housing markets based on five factors: housing affordability, unemployment rates, foreclosure starts ...Read More »
Tension between York County residents and Canadian developer Mattamy Homes has increased since the County Council proposed an amendment to the county’s Lake Wylie Overlay ordinance in early September. Residents brought up the possibility of a graveyard blocking construction. The ...Read More »
CHARLOTTE – Preliminary September pending home sales in the Charlotte region increased to 3,272 contracts, up 28.4 percent from 2,549 in September 2013, according to data released Tuesday by the Charlotte Regional Realtor Association. “With home sales slowing across the ...Read More »
Home prices in the Charlotte region, including distressed sales, increased 5.4 percent in August from a year ago, according to data from CoreLogic. On a month-over-month basis, home prices in the Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia metropolitan statistical area decreased 0.3 percent in August ...Read More »
You can view the designs here. At The Mecklenburg Times’ inaugural “Future Charlotte” breakfast Wednesday, awards were given out to architects who submitted designs for a modern “Charlotte-style” house in response to “Reframing Charlotte: An Architectural Challenge.” Earlier this ...Read More »
Some 150 people from the Charlotte-area business community attended The Mecklenburg Times’ “Future Charlotte – Building a Vision” inaugural breakfast forum at Byron’s South End on Wednesday morning. The event, sponsored by CREW Charlotte, featured a panel of community leaders ...Read More »
MOORESVILLE – Emotions ran high during a public hearing at a Board of Commissioners meeting Monday, with Mayor Miles Atkins asking a police officer to remove one unruly resident and Ward 2 Commissioner Thurman Houston chastising the crowd for disrespectful ...
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One percent of homes with mortgages in the Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia metro region were facing foreclosure in August. That’s a small decrease from July, when 1.01 percent faced foreclosure, but a 0.8 percentage point decrease from August 2013. North Carolina’s foreclosure rate ...Read More »
The elderly population in Mecklenburg County is set to explode over the next 25 years and beyond, bringing with it a host of new challenges to affordable housing, infrastructure and already overtaxed social services. Indeed, the county outpaces projected national ...
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