Home sales in April for the Charlotte-Gastonia-Concord metro area barely increased from the previous month, rising .63 percent. Compared to a year ago, the volume of sales for existing single-family homes, town homes and condos was up 9.55 percent, according ...Read More »
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Institutional investor activity ticked up in the Charlotte housing market and the percentage of home sales that were paid for with cash continued to rise during the first quarter of 2014, a new RealtyTrac report shows. During that time, 13.1 ...Read More »
Slowly, American homeowners are resurfacing above water as their homes appreciate in value. In its U.S. Home Equity and Underwater Report, RealtyTrac reported that negative home equity numbers in the first quarter of 2014 were at their lowest levels since ...Read More »
Foreclosure activity for the Charlotte-Gastonia-Concord metropolitan statistical area spiked by 22.24 percent in March from the previous month, but was still 14.50 percent lower than the same time last year, according to data from RealtyTrac’s Foreclosure Market Report. The increase ...Read More »
During the past two years, investors have been buying up Charlotte area single-family homes in order to generate cash returns for other investments. Rapidly appreciating home prices have already slowed such purchases in the market by out-of-state real estate investment ...Read More »
Foreclosures in the Charlotte metro area in February dropped 20 percent from the previous month and 35 percent from the previous year, according to a new report from RealtyTrac. In February, a total of 676 area properties were issued default ...Read More »
Institutional investor activity in the Charlotte metro housing market was up in January from the month before, but dropped from the previous year at the same time, according to a new report by RealtyTrac. The share of all residential purchase ...
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Wall Street is at it again, slicing and dicing securities, hoping to sell pieces of the pie to investors hungry for better returns. But instead of offering investors bonds backed by mortgages, private equity firms are looking at new financial ...
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Your next new home may be firmly plugged into electronic advancements. This year’s Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas has surprised many within the real estate industry for the quantity of innovations that are based around the home, it was ...
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House flipping is back in a big way. In 2013, the number of single-family homes that were purchased and then resold within six months in the Charlotte area reached 1,592 properties, according to a new report by RealtyTrac. Flipped homes ...Read More »