Charlotte-areas home sales in February 2013 dwarfed the volume of February 2012, leaping 26.6 percent. According to the Charlotte Regional Realtors Association’s monthly market activity report, closings totaled 2,043 last month in the 10-county area. In February 2012, closings numbered only 1,614. As impressive as February’s jump was, it doesn’t measure up to the 40.4 [...]
CHARLOTTE – Home prices in the Charlotte metro area again bucked a national trend in November by rising 5.1 percent over the same month in 2011 while the national average based on 19 other cities was down 0.3 percent, according to the monthly Standard & Poor’s Case-Shiller home prices released Tuesday. The study didn’t report [...]
U.S. home prices fell in most major cities for the second straight month, further evidence that the housing recovery will be bumpy and weigh on the broader economy in 2012.
Charlotte metropolitan area home prices fell 3.9 percent in July from a year ago, according to a report Tuesday from Standard & Poor’s/Case-Shiller index. But prices were up 0.1 percent in July from June, which had seen a 1.9 percent increase over May. Twenty U.S. metro areas are tracked in the report, which showed home [...]