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Home remodelers hammered by demand

SPECIAL REPORT ​By Kate Stevens. The home renovation business is hot post-recession but labor shortages in the construction and remodeling sector are extending project timetables and driving up costs, according to industry experts. “We just don’t have the crew, the availability of the labor that we once had because so many people let the field […]


New Beaty St. valuation is double Town of Davidson’s

The town is currently forming a committee to negotiate a contract with the developers, said Cristina Shaul, the town’s public information officer. The board of commissioners will eventually vote on the contract once it has been reviewed by attorneys for both sides, but Shaul said she is unsure when the vote would happen. Davidson Development […]

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Highest price homes moving fast if updated with latest & greatest

By Kate Stevens. Swank abodes without high-end finishes and fixtures are keeping the supply of $2 million homes at the two-year mark but top real estate brokers say updated homes are selling quickly. And, for the first time since the recession, there is money to be spent. In spite of news about the tiny house […]

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Home prices are still on the rise

Standard & Poor’s survey of home prices in the nation’s 20 largest markets shows a 5.9 percent year-over-year gain. Seattle, Las Vegas and San Diego reported the highest year-over-year gains, ​with ​Seattle l​eading the way with a whopping 13.2 percent year-over-year price increase, followed by Las Vegas at 8.6 percent and San Diego at 7.8 […]

New Corporations – October 2017

These businesses have registered with the N.C. Secretary of State. Cabarrus 9/25/17 Focused Development LLC, Arthur G. Poston Jr., 446 Clearwater Dr. NW, Concord 9/25/17 Soulskript LLC, Brian T. Oborne, 1286 Gambel Dr. NW, Concord 9/25/17 YM Ventures LLC, Ramesh Mucharla, 9618 Harvest Pond Dr. NW, Concord 9/25/17 YungTribe LLC, Ryland Beard, 8230 Poplar Tent […]

Home Transactions – October 2017

These are recent property transactions recorded by the county Register of Deeds in Cabarrus, Iredell and Mecklenburg. Cabarrus County 09/22/17 $290,000 Ray & Wendolyn Kitchen to Jason & Andrea Roten, 1243 Blackstone Ct., Concord 09/22/17 $506,500 MRECV-EW, LLC to Eastwood Construction, Lots 2-154, 2-161, 2-162, 2-167, 2-168, 2-169, 2-170 & 2-171 of The Village of […]


Top Realtors say growth keeps coming

By Kate Stevens. Demand for mid-price housing in the Lake Norman area is outstripping supply although luxury homes could sit a bit longer on the market since fewer people can afford them. The Lake Norman real estate market is expected to continue this low-supply trend into the foreseeable future, according to local market experts. That’s […]

New Beaty St. valuation is double Town of Davidson’s

By Kate Stevens. Development plans in this picture-postcard college town continue to move fast despite one volunteer organization’s efforts to preserve its trademark green space and hold elected officials accountable for what organization members say is unchecked growth. Save Davidson, an online Facebook group with more than 1,500 members, has mobilized since its inception in February, […]


Stopped: Davidson terminates ‘Luminous’ project

Sept. 29. Officials in Davidson have terminated the Luminous project, the controversial plan to develop 19 acres of town-owned land. Town officials and the developer were unable to agree to contract terms. The board of commissioners had approved plans to enter negotiations for the $1.65 million sale of wooded land near Main and Beatty streets to […]


Aquesta Bank plans new branch in S. Mecklenburg

Cornelius-based Aquesta Bank plans to open a branch on Ardrey Kell Road in a fast-growing upscale area of South Mecklenburg. The full-service branch, pending approval from the Commissioner of Banks as well as the FDIC, will likely have about 3,000 square feet. “We are expanding in south Charlotte to capitalize on the terrific growth we […]

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