The Plantation Park at Ballantyne apartment complex offers various tenant amenities, from a swimming pool to a clubroom with a wet bar and a 24-hour fitness center. And, as of this past May, the list now includes something for Plantation Park’s four-legged residents: a dog park.
The number of homes that received an initial notice of default – first step in the foreclosure process – was 6 percent higher in July than last year, foreclosure listing firm RealtyTrac said. Filings of initial default notices have increased on an annual basis three months in a row.
As Latinos flock to Charlotte and elsewhere in North Carolina, they have the potential to be a godsend to the real estate market, offering a deep pool of potential homebuyers that could boost the bottom line for real estate agents and homebuilders.
Elizabeth Schnider lost her temper and her sidewalk — all in the same meeting. Last week, the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Zoning Board of Adjustment told Schnider that her roughly $3 million Lake Wylie property features a sidewalk that's too close to the lake and more concrete than regulations to control runoff allow.
Back when The Vue was a condominium project, a sale was a pretty rare thing. While there was little demand to own a Vue condo, apparently people have no qualms about renting there.
Americans bought fewer homes in June than May, indicating the weak economy could make a modest housing recovery choppy.
For real estate agents who buy their insurance on the open market, there finally is light at the end of the tunnel. Unfortunately, the tunnel is 2 years long.
GCI is looking to build about 250 apartments on the site next to Providence Pointe and has asked the city to rezone the property from “MX-2 mixed-use” to “UR-2 urban residential conditional” so the company can get started on its project. Opponents, though, say they are worried about, among other things, the project bringing more traffic to the area.
Parking in the area around the Park Road Shopping Center isn't very good. That's the finding of the city's planning department as it develops a new area plan for the Park/Woodlawn section of the city.
Americans signed more contracts to buy previously occupied homes in May, matching the fastest pace in two years. The increase suggests consumers are gaining confidence in the housing market and a modest recovery will continue.