A new national report issued by the U.S. Commerce Department found that in July new housing starts increased significantly to an eight-month high, after two months of disappointing results. But do the numbers reflect a sustained rebound or a momentary ...Read More »
Residential Real Estate
Reflecting the broader national trend, institutional investor activity in home buying pulled back in the Charlotte metro area during the second quarter of 2014. In a new report released by RealtyTrac, institutional investors, or organizations that bought ten or more ...Read More »
Confidence by homebuilders approached its yearly high in August as the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Index rose two points to 55, nearing a high of 56 reached in January. The monthly survey of members marked the third ...Read More »
CHARLOTTE – A Hickory man was sentenced this week to 30 months in federal prison for his role in a mortgage and consumer fraud scheme involving the sale and financing of manufactured and modular homes throughout North Carolina. Roger Dean ...
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Scheduled foreclosure auctions in Mecklenburg County increased 46 percent in July compared with last year, after 19 consecutive months of annual decreases, according to data from RealtyTrac, a national real estate analytics company. Also, the data indicated that more Charlotte ...Read More »
CHARLOTTE – Thomas Ranson Lawing Sr., one of the deans of Charlotte real estate and founder of T.R. Lawing Realty, died Wednesday. Lawing, 86 when he died at Aldersgate Retirement Community, was practicing real estate before real estate was regulated ...Read More »
MATTHEWS – When Fullwood Lane in Matthews was built more than 20 years ago, it was a cut-through from N.C. Highway 51 to South Trade Street bordered by trees and weeds. Soon it will be a lane full of baby ...Read More »
A new national survey of home builders reports a growing resurgence in renewable energy features in homes, a trend that is being seen in both single-family and multifamily construction. According to the findings by McGraw Hill Construction team and surveys ...
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