This week, Jonathan is joined by Chuck Cole, Executive Director of Trees Charlotte, to discuss the loss of Charlotte’s Tree Canopy and what we can do help restore the loss. Plus lots of other tree talk and a few tree puns. Visit https://treescharlotte.org/ view the canopy map and learn about their organization.
This week, Jonathan delivers the real estate sales figures from June 2020 and dives into if a Covid-triggered foreclosure wave is headed for the Charlotte area.
This week, we’re discussing Sorting Out The New South City with author Tom Hanchett. Learn how Charlotte wasn’t always a segregated city, the pivotal event that divided the city, how generations of black residents were kept from having a say in North Carolina and the landmark Supreme Court decision that re-integrated a generation of Charlotte students.
and follow him on Twitter at @historysouth
This week, I am joined by Chrissie Nelson Rotko of Off the Eaten Path Blog, Wynee Bermudez of Wynee’s World and Kristen Wile of the Unpretentious Palate to talk how Charlotte area restaurants are fairing with phase 2 Covid-19 restrictions, who’s doing a good job at keeping their customers safe and recommendations of favorite Black, Asian and Latino owned restaurants.
This week, I share the story of the most insane real estate transaction that I’ve ever been apart of and I share a quick recap of the May Charlotte real estate sales figures. But first, I share some of my thoughts in the wake of the murder of George Floyd and the feeling that things may change this time.
Since 2014, the Charlotte region has had a housing shortage that is only more exacerbated this year due to Covid-19. This week, I’ll explore how the shortage came to be and what is a possible solution.
- During the episode, I referenced an article citing the number of sales from iBuyers to Institutional Investors: https://www.housingwire.com/articles/47578-with-foreclosures-dwindling-investors-turn-to-direct-buyers-for-new-single-family-rentals/
- iBuyers: A new choice for home Sellers but at what cost https://www.collateralanalytics.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/CA-RESEARCH-iBuyers-A-new-choice-for-home-sellers-but-at-what-cost.pdf
- I referenced an example I had of the fees of an iBuyer: