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.Read More »
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A total of 291 metropolitan areas across the country – including Charlotte – now qualify as improving housing markets, according to the National Association of Home Builders/First American Improving Markets Index (IMI) for September, released Tuesday.Read More »
(Part seven in a 13-part series) The homebuilding industry will be watching Rick Judson this year because Judson will spend the year watching over the homebuilding industry. Judson, 63, is the 2013 president of the National Home Builders Association, a nonprofit lobbying and advocacy organization with a $70 million annual budget and 150,000 members from throughout the residential construction and related industries.Read More »
Rick Judson is no longer simply principal manager of Evergreen Group. Starting in January, he'll also be the president of the D.C.-based National Association of Home Builders, the first builder from Charlotte to occupy the office and only the third from North Carolina.Read More »
WASHINGTON — Congressional bargainers have agreed to increase the size of mortgages insured by the Federal Housing Administration in a compromise being hailed by the housing industry but criticized by conservatives. Under the deal by House and Senate negotiators, the ...Read More »
In the Charlotte metro area, there are nine homebuilders associations. Many of them are suffering from lower membership numbers, a side effect of the housing market’s troubles. For some HBAs, memberships are down by more than 50 percent, which means ...
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This month, the Federal Housing Administration’s single-family home loan limits dropped in more than 600 counties across the U.S., including some in the Charlotte area. On its face, it sounds like more grim news for the housing industry: Lower loan ...
Tagged with: Allen Tate Realty Bob Nielsen Fairway Independent Mortgage Corp. Fannie Mae Federal Housing Administration Freddie Mac Lori Bee National Association of Home Builders Olan Carder Terry McDonald The McDonald Group Union County Realtors AssociationRead More »