October 24, 2014

MetLife Gets Woodward Building’s Fifth Floor

MetLife Gets Woodward Building’s Fifth Floor

MetLife Inc. has recently decided to take the fifth floor of the Woodward building located in Ballantyne Corporate Park. Once this additional 28,371 square feet space finishes, the company will have a total of 15 floors totalling to about 426,000 square feet from both the Gragg and Woodward buildings. MetLife currently occupies all the floors […]

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October 24, 2014

Sales of Existing Homes Reached Highest Pace This Year

Sales of Existing Homes Reached Highest Pace This Year

According to the National Association of Realtors, existing homes currently sell at their highest annual pace this year at 5.17 million. That’s an increase from August with 5.05 million. However, this is still below the home sales from last year. Such sales comprised of single-family houses, townhouses, condominiums and co-ops. Law Yun, NAR Chief Economist […]

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October 24, 2014

Florida-Based Commercial Real Estate Firm Acquires Faison Enterprises Unit

CNL Commercial Real Estate Inc. has recently acquired the services business of Charlotte-based Faison Enterprises. According to the Florida-based commercial real estate firm, such acquisition have added 39 more employees with a Faison unit looking after the leasing and management of about 7 million square feet of property in the Southeast area. “We are simply […]

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October 24, 2014

Mortgage Rates Hit Below 4%

Mortgage Rates Hit Below 4

Mortgage rates continue to fall this week with the average of a 30-year mortgage now below 4 percent, which is the lowest since June 2013. According to Freddie Mac, a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage reached 3.97 percent from 4.12 percent in the week ending October 16. A 15-year borrowing costs feel from 3.30 percent to 3.18 […]

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October 21, 2014

North Carolina Shares With Georgia The Third Spot For The Best State For Business

North Carolina Shares With Georgia The Third Spot For The Best State For Business

According to a recent economic development survey, Texas, Florida, North Carolina and Georgia are among the 4 best states for business. Reports made by Development Counsellors International, a New York-based firm, show that out of 356 company executives surveyed, 49.7% claim that Texas is the most favorable state for business followed by Florida with 18.1%. […]

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October 13, 2014

How Real Estate Agents Can Create New Inventory

How Real Estate Agents Can Create New Inventory

September 6, 2013 By Octavio Nuiry, Senior Staff Writer Editor’s Note: In the August 2013 issue of the Foreclosure News Report, in a story titled “Creating Inventory with Unlisted  Foreclosures”, we looked at how real estate agents nationwide are finding new and creative ways to get listings. Here is a short excerpt from that story.. […]

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October 13, 2014

Charlotte-area Foreclosure Filings Decline 16%

Charlotte-area Foreclosure Filings Decline 16%

By Deon Roberts droberts@charlotteobserver.com Posted: Thursday, Sep. 12, 2013 Charlotte-area foreclosure filings dropped 16 percent in August from a year ago, as they also fell across the U.S. The Charlotte region had 982 filings – which comprise default notices, scheduled auctions and bank repossessions – down from 1,166 a year ago. North Carolina filings fell […]

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October 13, 2014

Agent Spotlight: Nancy Braun of Charlotte, NC

by Shannon O’Brien on April 7, 2014 Nancy Braun, broker and owner of Showcase Realty, LLC based in Charlotte, North Carolina Real estate agents typically don’t start their working lives in the industry, but rather hail from a broad array of businesses. For some, like Nancy Braun, Showcase Realty Charlotte’s broker/owner, real estate may be […]

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