Housing http://wunc.org en How To Sell A Home? Let Someone Else Live There http://wunc.org/post/how-sell-home-let-someone-else-live-there <p>About a year ago, Cora Blinsman’s mom passed away. Needless to say, it was a really hard on her. She started taking stock of her own life. Cora had been a full-time, stay-at-home mom for 20 years, and she was feeling burnt out. She needed space. So … she got a lot of it.</p> Mon, 21 Jul 2014 23:46:37 +0000 Eric Mennel 39336 at http://wunc.org How To Sell A Home? Let Someone Else Live There There's A Megalopolis In North Carolina's Future http://wunc.org/post/theres-megalopolis-north-carolinas-future <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Carolina Population Center at </span>UNC<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> is debuting a new unit this week that will focus on translating complicated Census data for businesses and the public.</span></p><p>The new unit is called <a href="https://demography.cpc.unc.edu/nc-data/nc-housing-units-1940-2050/">Carolina Demography</a>.&nbsp; And the first project by Director Rebecca Tippett is dissecting current and future North Carolina housing units for a span covering 110 years.</p> Wed, 20 Nov 2013 14:39:39 +0000 Leoneda Inge 26100 at http://wunc.org There's A Megalopolis In North Carolina's Future NC Bankers Talk Mortgages In Recovering Housing Market http://wunc.org/post/nc-bankers-talk-mortgages-recovering-housing-market <p></p><p>National housing experts are in Raleigh today to talk about the future of the mortgage market.&nbsp;</p> Mon, 09 Sep 2013 13:29:07 +0000 Will Michaels 22166 at http://wunc.org NC Bankers Talk Mortgages In Recovering Housing Market Triangle Home Sales Up Almost 40 Percent http://wunc.org/post/triangle-home-sales-almost-40-percent <p>July home sales are up 39 percent in the Triangle, compared to the same period last year. That number comes from Durham, Johnston, Orange and Wake County sales.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>As home sales have increased, inventory has gone down, by over 10 percent. Currently, the region has just a three month supply of homes on the market based on current trends.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>Stacey&nbsp;Anfindsen, a market analyst with Birch appraisal Group, says these numbers need perspective.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 15 Aug 2013 12:39:26 +0000 Sam Sanders 20797 at http://wunc.org Triangle Home Sales Up Almost 40 Percent UNC Governors' Board Says 'No' To Gender-Neutral Housing http://wunc.org/post/unc-governors-board-says-no-gender-neutral-housing <p></p><p><a href="http://www.northcarolina.edu/bog/members.htm" style="line-height: 1.5;">UNC Board of Governors members</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> voted unanimously to cancel a policy allowing men and women to live together on the Chapel Hill campus.&nbsp; The vote nullified the </span>UNC<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Chapel Hill trustee board's endorsement of gender neutral housing.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Some male and female students were going to live together in 32 living spaces set aside in two dorms starting this month.&nbsp; But the board of governors said that arrangement would be inappropriate.&nbsp; Chairman Peter Hans says their consideration of the policy included the unfavorable opinions of some state lawmakers.</span><br> Fri, 09 Aug 2013 20:24:26 +0000 Gurnal Scott 20519 at http://wunc.org UNC Governors' Board Says 'No' To Gender-Neutral Housing NC Congress Members Consider Bills To Dismantle Fannie & Freddie http://wunc.org/post/nc-congress-members-consider-bills-dismantle-fannie-freddie <p>Some members of Congress from North Carolina are getting behind proposals to dismantle mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 23 Jul 2013 19:30:00 +0000 Will Michaels 19459 at http://wunc.org NC Congress Members Consider Bills To Dismantle Fannie & Freddie Triangle Tenants Brace Themselves For Section 8 Cuts http://wunc.org/post/triangle-tenants-brace-themselves-section-8-cuts <p>Section 8 is a federal subsidy program that bridges the gap between people with low-income and market rentals. But this summer, Chapel Hill, Carrboro and Raleigh, all face cuts to their Section 8 Voucher Program.</p> Thu, 11 Jul 2013 16:17:33 +0000 Nicole Campbell & Frank Stasio 18765 at http://wunc.org Triangle Tenants Brace Themselves For Section 8 Cuts Raleigh Development Flourishes Thanks To Resilient Economy http://wunc.org/post/raleigh-development-flourishes-thanks-resilient-economy <p>Raleigh city officials have plans for several new residential developments in the middle of the capital city.&nbsp; They say it's part of their master plan to entice not only new residents but new business downtown.<br><br>It is also an indication that Raleigh is doing well economically.&nbsp; City Planning Director Mitchell Silver says residences that are on the drawing board or under construction are geared toward not just urban professionals, but families. Wed, 15 May 2013 11:44:42 +0000 Gurnal Scott 15364 at http://wunc.org Raleigh Development Flourishes Thanks To Resilient Economy Duke Study: Minorities Dig Deeper In Their Pockets To Buy Homes http://wunc.org/post/duke-study-minorities-dig-deeper-their-pockets-buy-homes <p>Blacks and Hispanics are paying significantly more in home prices than whites. That's according to <a href="http://www.nber.org/papers/w18069">new research out of Duke University</a> that tracked more than two million home sales in Chicago, San Francisco, Washington D.C. and L.A.</p> Wed, 24 Apr 2013 13:34:04 +0000 Catherine Brand 14191 at http://wunc.org Duke Study: Minorities Dig Deeper In Their Pockets To Buy Homes Triangle Housing Market: Advantage Sellers http://wunc.org/post/triangle-housing-market-advantage-sellers <p>Sales of homes in the Triangle jumped 33-percent last month, when compared to January, 2012. The average length of time a house is sitting on the market is down to 115 days, from 130 a year ago. Stacey Anfindsen is a local residential real estate appraiser, and market analyst. He’s says improved sales are tied to a growing workforce in Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill region.</p> Thu, 14 Feb 2013 22:00:18 +0000 Jeff Tiberii 10379 at http://wunc.org