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Pending home sales up in Charlotte, but decline nationally (access required)

CHARLOTTE – Pending homes sales continued to slide for the fifth consecutive month in October, according to research released by the National Association of Realtors. The NAR said that its seasonally adjusted pending home sales index fell by 0.6 percent ...

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Cash home sales top 50 percent (access required)

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CHARLOTTE – More homebuyers paid with cash in October – and not just institutional investors, who bought a smaller share of the homes sold, while cash purchases overall topped 50 percent for the first time in 19 months. “We have ...

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Buying up the block (access required)

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We’ve known for a while that institutional investors – led by the behemoth Blackstone Group – are making big investments in the Charlotte housing market. Now we know the extent of their investment, and the extent to which they are ...

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National Association of Realtors wants lenders to loosen up (access required)

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As the housing market continues to recover, tough mortgage requirements are preventing some buyers from entering the market, according to a new survey by the National Association of Realtors. In its annual profile of homebuyers and sellers, the association found ...

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CRRA’s Housing Opportunity Foundation awards $15,000 to local charities (access required)

The Housing Opportunity Foundation, the charitable arm of the Charlotte Regional Realtor Association, has awarded eight Charlotte area nonprofits a total of $15,000 in grants through its annual community grant program.

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Mortgage payments took a larger chunk of families’ income in August (access required)

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Rising sales prices and interest rates for mortgages made the purchase of a single-family home more expensive in August 2013, according to new research from the National Association of Realtors.

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Home sales continue to show year-over-year gains (access required)

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Home sale trends in the Greater Charlotte residential real estate market continue their upward, post-recession arc, according to the latest monthly figures released Tuesday morning by the Charlotte Regional Realtor Association.

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Government shutdown: Impact small so far on Charlotte housing, banking (access required)

It might be roiling Washington, D.C. and its suburbs, but, so far, the government shutdown is having little effect on Charlotte’s real estate and banking markets.

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More than half of Charlotte region’s foreclosed homes are owner occupied (access required)

Fifty-four percent of bank-owned homes in the Charlotte-Gastonia-Concord area are owner-occupied, according to a new study by the real estate information and online marketplace company RealtyTrac. In real numbers, that is more than half the 2,328 bank-owned homes.

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