Homeownership http://wfae.org en Insurers Propose 17 Percent Premium Hike For Charlotte Homeowners http://wfae.org/post/insurers-propose-17-percent-premium-hike-charlotte-homeowners <p>Homeowners in Charlotte would see their insurance premiums rise by about 17 percent under the proposal insurance companies filed Friday—less than the 25 percent statewide average increase, according to a breakdown released today by the North Carolina Department of Insurance.</p> Wed, 08 Jan 2014 03:07:49 +0000 Ben Bradford 42542 at http://wfae.org Charlotte: A City Of Mortgage-Debtors http://wfae.org/post/charlotte-city-mortgage-debtors <p></p><p>More homeowners in Charlotte have mortgage debt than in most other major metro areas around the country.&nbsp; Are we just prone to big spending, or is something else at play in the housing market here? &nbsp;</p><p></p><p>Almost 21 million Americans – nearly a third of the nation's homeowners – own their homes <em>outright.</em></p> Fri, 11 Jan 2013 21:08:25 +0000 Julie Rose 19295 at http://wfae.org Charlotte: A City Of Mortgage-Debtors