CHARLOTTE — The regional housing market continues to show incipient signs of recovery as the Charlotte Regional Realtor Association reported this week that sales volume climbed almost 25 percent in March over the same month in 2012. Home prices also rose in the monthly Carolina Multiple Listing Services report, with the average closing coming in [...]
"As buyers begin to meet prices, there will be an upward pressure on prices," he said. "There are an increasing number of buyers coming on the market, more buyers and fewer homes. We’ve even had some multioffer situations. Not many, but some."
For real estate agents in the Charlotte area looking to share listings online, the Carolina Multiple Listing Services has this advice: “Hold your Tweets.”
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The number of home sales recorded by the Charlotte Regional Realtor Association rose 8.7 percent in November when compared to November 2010, the group reported today. But on a month-to-month basis, the 1,686 closings in November were down 10.4 percent from the 1,882 in October. November’s average sale price of $192,472 was down 10.3 percent [...]
Jim Kluth remembers in the 1980s when real estate agents, hoping to get first dibs on foreclosed properties, would hang around the Mecklenburg County Courthouse and regularly dig through public records looking for new foreclosure filings. Today, such information is more readily available and accessible, thanks to the Internet. But Charlotte-area experts say the glut [...]
With the Great Recession still packing a punch, the sweet spot for Charlotte’s residential real estate market continues to be homes priced at $120,000 or less. But real estate agents say a growing number of people with deeper pockets are starting to buy homes in the half-million-dollar range. Both sectors offer a glimmer of hope [...]