Tag Archive: Decline

Nov 25

Radio Show Recap: Renting Vs. Buying: Which Is Better For You?

Did you miss our radio show that aired live last Sunday, November 24, 2013 at 10:30 AM? No worries, if you missed it or want to listen again you can watch the podcast available now on ITunes and coming soon to www.charlottemarketradio.com.   Our last episode discussed one common dilemma most homeowners face and this …

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Oct 28

A Brief History of Halloween

  Just like other holidays and important events, Halloween has evolved a lot since it started thousands of years ago. As one of the world’s oldest holidays, it has been celebrated today by more individuals from different parts of the world than ever before.   The term Halloween was originally spelled as “Hallowe’en,” which is …

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Apr 07

Charlotte Home Prices Continue to Fall

Home prices have continuously fallen in 18 of 20 US States over the past year. This statistic was found by a report made by Standard & Poor’s Case-Schiller Home Price Index released early this month. The Mecklenburg Times published an article on this data last week. According to that article, home prices in the Charlotte …

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Apr 06

Charlotte’s Unemployment Rate Dropping…

The Charlotte Business Journal published today that according to the N.C. Employment Security Commission unemployment in the Charlotte metro area dropped to 10.7 percent in February from 11.2 percent in January. The following is an excerpt from this article detailing employment pertentages in the Charlotte Metro & surrounding areas: “Mecklenburg County’s jobless rate in February was …

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Jan 11

Credit Suisse Reports December Traffic: “Charlotte Buyers Lack Urgency”

According to a report released by Credit Suisse on January 6, 2011 demand in the Charlotte home market remains weak as buyers fear further price declines. Charlotte, NC is the 13th largest market in the country. The following are quotes directly from the December 2010 report for the Charlotte, NC real estate market: “Buyer traffic …

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Dec 20

“For Sale By Owner” Not as Successful in 2010

Homes sold without the help of a real estate professional dropped to a record low over the past year. According to the 2010 NAR Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers, unrepresented sellers made up only 11 percent of the market, down from 13 percent in 2009. Owners who sell their home without the help of …

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Oct 26

Charlotte Home Prices Drop, US Existing Home Sales Jump

According to the Charlotte Business Journal, Charlotte-area home prices drop 3.4% and existing US home sales jump 10%. The following are two excerpts from articles about each of these subjects: Charlotte-area home prices drop 3.4% “Homes prices in the Charlotte market fell 3.4 percent in August from a year earlier, according to the Standard & …

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