Here's where homebuyers are paying the most in the Charlotte region

It’s no secret that home prices in the Charlotte region remain on the up and up, as is a common theme seen by housing markets across the nation.

Local and national housing reports have long shown similar results for the Charlotte market; sales prices continue to increase amid a depleted housing inventory — telltale signs of a seller’s market.

The Charlotte Regional Realtor Association reported earlier this month that the median sales price in May rose 7.9% from the previous year — to $226,500.…

One of the most expensive U.S. markets for vacation rentals is in the Seattle region

There are opportunities to be had for people looking to invest in a vacation home – especially for those looking to rent the place out when they’re not using it.

But investors should move sooner rather than later, analysts say. Between the booming stock market and the nation’s shortage in housing inventory, demand for vacation homes is expected to increase.

A recent report by the National Association of Realtors found that vacation-home buyers as a share of all U.S. homebuyers declined for…