Rising home prices are helping struggling homeowners regain equity lost during the housing bust. Zillow just released a report showing that 21.6 percent of Charlotte homeowners with outstanding loans owed more on their mortgage than their home is worth. That ...Read More »
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More than $25 trillion. That’s the combined value of every single home in the United States according to Zillow. Home values by year’s end was about $25.7 trillion, up $1.9 billion from the same time last year. Zillow measured the ...Read More »
DEAR BENNY: We have our house deed titled in our two trusts. We have our will designating our two children as beneficiaries. Could there be any problem because the deed is in our trusts? – Sumitra DEAR SUMITRA: Yes, there ...
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The income required to purchase a median-priced home in today’s market depends largely on location and varies quite a bit across the country. In Cleveland, you could earn $22,000 a year and still afford a house, but in San Francisco, ...
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While the Charlotte real estate market remains affordable relative to many other U.S. markets, there is growing evidence that many middle class, professional families cannot afford to buy a home.
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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.Read More »
You could say real estate website Zillow drives Charlotte real estate Scott Lindsley a little crazy. Zillow, a Seattle-based database that lists homes for sale and rent and features “Zestimates” of property values, refers to itself as an “enormously helpful ...Read More »
Real estate sales are down in the Charlotte area. So who’s to blame? The downturn in the housing market? The economy? According to some agents and industry watchers, it’s stubborn sellers’ fault. Far from motivated, such homeowners are operating under ...Read More »