Choose the Right Apartment

How to Choose the Right Apartment

You need to think about factors like location, neighbors, maintenance issues and safety but still choose a place you can afford. If you follow a few simple steps, you will save yourself from a lot of headaches and wasted time, and you can find one of the best Charlotte apartments possible.

Knock is the latest ambitious entry in Atlanta real estate

Knock, Inc., a venture-backed start-up, has plans to disrupt the housing market, and it has picked Atlanta as one of its first two targets. The San Francisco-based company, which just set up shop in Atlanta, works with homeowners who wants to sell their property, then buy another. The company handles…

Decorating Ideas for a Fresh Look in Your Apartment

If you are bored with your apartment, you might want to make some changes to make it stylish and give it a fresh feeling. When you are planning to redecorate, you need to consider the landlord’s opinion about it if you are renting. Landlords often don’t let tenants do significant…

Local commissioner remembers holding NC teacher rally in 1989

(Mike Rode | WBTV) CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) – Mecklenburg County Commissioner Vilma Leake remembers in 1989 when she led teachers to a rally in Raleigh. Before she was a county commissioner, Leake was a Charlotte-Mecklenburg School (CMS) teacher and president of the local teacher association. She says the issues back…

Column: Housing Choices Are a Good Reflection of Political Divisions

There is a familiar kind of political argument that goes something like this: “I know we are politically divided. I think that partisanship has its place — but surely there is no need to make [fill in the blank] a partisan issue.” Different people fill in that blank with different…

Man accused of listing affordable-housing unit on Airbnb

(Photo by Carl Court/Getty Images) (Carl Court/Getty Images) BOSTON — A man in South Boston has been listing the affordable-housing unit where he lives on the short-term rental website Airbnb. The apartment, located inside South Boston’s Mary Ellen McCormack Public Housing Development, is listed on the site for $36 per…

How we see NC’s competitive 9th congressional district | Charlotte Observer

Early voting started Thursday and one of the most-watched races in the nation is being contested in Charlotte and the region. Republican U.S. Rep. Robert Pittenger seeks a fourth term representing the 9th District, which runs from southeast Charlotte eastward to Fayetteville. He faces two Republican opponents in the primary,…

Tree falls on wagon carrying 50 people at NC zoo park

TROUTMAN, NC — A tree fell on a wagon carrying 50 people at Zootastic Park in Iredell County, county officials said. Iredell County Emergency Communications Supervisor Jody Sherrill said one person with serious injuries was flown by helicopter and two others were taken by ambulance to hospitals. Sherrill said the…

Interluxe to Offer Spectacular Charlotte Estate through Online Auction

Custom built in 2008 and extensively updated with brand new construction that has never been occupied, the manor makes a grand impression as soon as you drive through the gates of the 1.5± acre property. Soaring spaces, exquisite millwork and deluxe finishes add sophisticated style to modern comforts. The estate…