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By the numbers: Affordable housing and how to do it

May 31. Charlotte ranks in the top 20 percent of most affordable cities for housing in the United States. A new survey from WalletHub says the Charlotte region is 52nd out of 300 US cities in terms of most affordable cities for home buyers. With the median home sales price nationwide soaring from $313,000 at […]

New $3,300,000_18432 Balmore Pines Ln., Cornelius

Hot Properties: Million-dollar deals

April 6.  Recent home sales over $1 million $3,300,000 Marcia Carlyle to Adriano Pena & Miguelina Tavarez, 18432 Balmore Pines Ln., Cornelius $1,600,000 James & Lisa Brueggemann to Collin & Kallie Metz, 927 Martingale Ln., Davidson $1,200,000 Robert & Melanie Lewis to Shannon McSorley, 18600 Hammock Ln., Davidson

Allen Tate FUNday raises $145,000 for education

Nov. 29. The Allen Tate FUNday raised more than $145,000 during four fall events, after a two-year COVID hiatus. This fall’s events included a Western-themed gathering, “Boots and Buckles,” at Legacy Stables and Events in Winston-Salem; a casual outdoor event, “Food Trucks and Field Day,” at The Mint Museum Randolph; a retro-themed social, “Dance Through […]

Photo: Crystal Lagoons

Developer plans ‘Crystal Lagoon’ in Huntersville

Oct. 19. By Dave Yochum. Developer Jake Palillo has a total of 270 acres of farmland on Hwy. 73 in Huntersville under contract with tentative plans to build a new-wave resort called Crystal Lagoons. “This is the newest type of development in the country today,” said Palillo, the developer behind Bailey’s Glen in Cornelius and […]

Allen Tate raises $52,000 during annual FUNday event

Oct. 5. Allen Tate Realtors in the Charlotte region recently raised more than $52,000 to benefit public education, as part of the company’s Annual FUNday event. Angela Standish, the Lake Norman office branch leader, served as co-chair. For the past 25 years, Allen Tate agents, employees and guests have raised money for local public education […]

Cornelius Realtor recognized by leading events organization

Sept. 28. Allen Tate Realtor Maceon McCracken has been named to the Top 30 Under 30 Future Leaders of Charlotte by Elevate Lifestyle, an events and marketing company. The Cornelius resident was honored at the 12th annual awards held at Bazal Gallery Nightclub in Charlotte. Winners were selected based on a range of criteria, including […]


Meck County wants federal review of corporate landlords

Aug. 22. Mecklenburg County officials are recommending that the National Association of Counties push Congress, the White House and federal agencies to research the effects of corporate home purchases on housing markets. They said investor-owned homes have become a significant barrier to housing affordability and availability. According to, investors bought a quarter of homes […]

1275 Mil 735 Davidson Run Land Davidson

Hot properties: Million-dollar home sales

Recent home sales over $1 million  $4,550,000 Edward Flinter & Karine Morency to Terry & Kathleen Noreen, 18246 Mainsail Pointe Drive. Cornelius $2,145,000 Charles & Jane Norman to Lisa & Jeffrey Mohler, 17932 John Connor Road. Cornelius $1,850,000 Morten & Kimberly Nygaard to Khaled Mansour, 18618 John Connor Road. Cornelius $1,846,000 Thomas Divittorio & Cecilia […]

Cornelius property on Homer in Mooresville

Cornelius family property on the market for $22 million

July 20. A sprawling 80-acre lakefront parcel—owned by members of the Cornelius family—has gone on the market for $22 million. The lakefront property at 229 Homer Lane in Mooresville has more than a fifth of a mile of shoreline. Valérie Dulude and Hanes Walker of Premier Sotheby’s International Realty in Charlotte have the listing. The […]

Yasmin Loft earns NAR certification

May 26. Yasmin Loft with Hunter Rowe Real Estate Agents and Advisors in Cornelius has received the Military Relocation Professional Certification from the National Association of Realtors. The MRP certification requires a certification course as well as two webinars.