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As the voice for real estate in the Charlotte region, Canopy Realtor® Association is often in the news, whether we're publishing local housing statistics, interpreting trends to help homebuyers and sellers, advocating for homeownership or helping our neighbors with our Canopy Housing Foundation.

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Press releases

South Carolina Counties Report - Residential Sales Trends in York, Lancaster, Chester and Chesterfield Counties
February 9, 2024

Buyers will likely continue navigating price increases amidst competition and tight supply
February 6, 2024

Increased listing activity coupled with normalized price growth shows promise for the spring market
January 31, 2024

Even with declining mortgage rates, increased demand amidst tight inventory signals another challenging year ahead
January 24, 2024

South Carolina Counties Report Nov. 2023
December 21, 2023

Contract activity rises for a second consecutive month in November, while seller activity rises for the first time this year
December 21, 2023

Catawba Valley Real Estate Pushes Forward with Strong Listings and Stable Prices
December 19, 2023

2024 outlook promising for homebuyers in the Asheville region
December 19, 2023

Realtors®presented coveted industry awards, recognized a community humanitarian, and awarded $42,000 to Charlotte Family Housing
December 8, 2023

Contract activity rises in the Asheville region for a second consecutive month in October, while seller activity increases for the first time this year
December 7, 2023

South Carolina Counties Report
December 7, 2023

Buyer demand increases in October across the Catawba Valley region
December 7, 2023

Buyer demand increases for the first time this year in the Charlotte Region
November 22, 2023

Buyers continue to adjust to rising rates, as demand rises for the first time this year across the Asheville region and MSA
November 2, 2023

A number of areas in the Charlotte Region see boost in home sales in September, with others experiencing modest increases in inventory
October 19, 2023

Slow and resilient housing market a welcome reprieve for buyers
September 29, 2023

South Carolina Counties Report Residential Sales Trends in York, Lancaster, Chester, and Chesterfield Counties
September 28, 2023

August Market Shows Stable Prices and Demand Despite Year-over-Year Fluctuations in Sales and Inventory
September 28, 2023

A number of outlying counties showing increases in inventory and supply attract steady flow of buyers
September 14, 2023

Modest rise in home prices throughout the region and Asheville MSA boost home equity
August 25, 2023

July market trends show buyer demand positive and increasing throughout region
August 24, 2023

South Carolina Counties Report Residential Sales Trends in York, Lancaster, Chester and Chesterfield Counties
August 24, 2023

Inventory and supply tightening in July, remain a challenge for the Charlotte market
August 15, 2023

South Carolina Counties Report Residential Sales Trends in York, Lancaster, Chester and Chesterfield Counties
July 28, 2023

Tight inventory across the Catawba Valley region continues to impact sales, forcing prices to rise modestly at midyear
July 28, 2023

The Asheville region is starting to see some substantial increases in supply at midyear
July 28, 2023

Higher mortgage rates and tight inventory continue to impact sales and listing activity
July 19, 2023

As inventory continues to increase around the region and Asheville MSA, the second half of the year could be good for buyers
June 22, 2023

Buyers were active in May across the Catawba Valley region, a positive sign as the region’s housing market continues to stabilize
June 22, 2023

Inventory and supply remain a challenge for Charlotte, while areas outside of Charlotte see an uptick in buyers
June 20, 2023

Growing economic concerns, fluctuating rates and tight supply frustrate buyers and sellers in Charlotte’s spring housing market
May 26, 2023

Spring market delayed across the region, sales and buyer activity increased in Town of Newton
Thursday, May 11, 2023

Buyers should find a less crowded market later this spring in Asheville region and MSA
Thursday, May 11, 2023

Spring selling season underway, as discerning buyers navigate tight supply in their search for homes
Tuesday, April 18, 2023

Recent quality of life ranking citing Hickory area as both beautiful and affordable could foreshadow a busy spring selling season ahead
Tuesday, April 11, 2023

Asheville region still a sellers’ market headed into the spring selling season
Tuesday, April 11, 2023

The uncertainty of interest rates and their effect on buying power continues to affect homebuyer and seller confidence in the Charlotte region
Friday, March 24, 2023

Asheville region home sales continue to normalize
Wednesday, February 22, 2023

Catawba Valley region's contract activity in January could be foreshadowing strong buyer competition later on in the spring market
Wednesday, February 22, 2023

January 2023 Residential Sales Trends Around the Charlotte Region
Wednesday, February 15, 2023

Charlotte region is showing early signs of normalizing even as inventory remains tight and sellers try to attract buyers
Wednesday, February 15, 2023

Catawba Valley region had nearly 4,300 homes sold across the four-county region in 2022
Friday, February 10, 2023

2022 home sales across the Asheville region nearly on par with sales in 2020, with 12,000+ homes sold
Friday, February 3, 2023

2022 home sales across the Charlotte region trend back to 2019 levels, with 50,000+ homes sold across the 16-county region
Thursday, January 19, 2023

Realtors® present industry awards, donate toys and funding to Charlotte Rescue Mission
Friday, December 16, 2022

Catawba Valley region lower home sales in November reflect a return to seasonality
Friday, December 16, 2022

Seasonality factors in Asheville area home sales continuing downward trend
Friday, December 16, 2022

The Charlotte region’s home sales experienced steepest decline of the year in November, while inventory increased nearly 49 percent
Friday, December 16, 2022

Asheville region sees a slight uptick in supply, while sales continued to fall in October
Friday, December 2, 2022

Sales continued to fall across the Catawba Valley in October, forcing buyers and sellers to reset expectations
Friday, December 2, 2022

Home sales across the Charlotte region continued to decline in October, as seller confidence slips and buyers pullback from rising rates and prices
Friday, November 18, 2022

Home sales activity continued to slow in September across the Catawba Valley region
Tuesday, November 8, 2022

September’s data shows Asheville region and MSA home sales continue to slow
Tuesday, November 8, 2022

Buyer interest and foot-traffic remains steady throughout Charlotte region in September
Monday, October 16, 2022

Sales are still occurring across the mountains of NC, just not at the level of sales in 2021
Wednesday, September 28, 2022

Hickory-Lenoir MSA home sales continue to decline in August, as buyers pull back from rising rates and prices
Wednesday, September 28, 2022

Ashley Wheeler Joins Canopy Realtor® Association as Senior Vice President of Association Operations
Wednesday, September 14, 2022

Sales, contract activity continue to fall across the Charlotte region in August
Monday, September 12, 2022

Buyers are gaining more bargaining power as market shifts
Wednesday, August 24, 2022

Home price reductions are occurring, indicating buyers may have more bargaining power now than during the pandemic
Monday, August 15, 2022

Canopy Housing Foundation awards $86,500 in community grants to area nonprofits and youth engaged in service
Thursday, July 27, 2022

Canopy Housing Foundation awards $15,000 at  annual Community Grants Celebration to area nonprofits and scholars
Tuesday, July 26, 2022

Sales and affordability continue to fall across the mountain region of Western NC
Thursday, July 21, 2022

The economy tightening and home sales continuing to decline does not necessarily signal a housing bubble
Friday, July 15, 2022

Sales signal a return to pre-pandemic levels and a healthier market on the horizon
Friday, July 1, 2022

Rising mortgage rates and deteriorating economic conditions impact sales across the Catawba Valley region in May
Tuesday, June 28, 2022

Slower pace of home sales has helped inventory to rise slightly, as new listing and seller activity increases in May
Wednesday, June 22, 2022

Catawba Valley sales continue to buck trends in March and April,  as spring market is off to solid start
Thursday, June 2, 2022

Rising Prices and Inflation Affect the Ability to Purchase a Home Just as Inventory Slightly Increases
Wednesday, May 18, 2022

Tight Inventory and Rising Rates to Slow the Spring Market
Monday, April 2, 2022

Rising rates and prices continue to hamper buyers this spring
Tuesday, April 19, 2022

Canopy Realtor® Association Promotes VP of Education Karyn Lindsey, Hires LaToya Simms as Canopy Real Estate Institute Director
Monday, April 18, 2022

Changing market conditions impact home sales
Wednesday, March 30, 2022

Economic conditions and low inventory continue to impact buyers
Thursday, March 17, 2022

February 2022 Residential Sales Trends Around the Charlotte Region
Thursday, March 17, 2022

No signs of home sales slowing down in Catawba Valley at the beginning of 2022
Friday, March 4, 2022

Asheville housing market’s seasonality and rising rates impact home sales activity at the start of 2022
Wednesday, March 2, 2022

January 2022 Residential Sales Trends Around the Charlotte Region
Wednesday, February 16, 2022

January home sales figures show buyer activity impacted by rising rates at start of the year
Wednesday, February 16, 2022

National Group Honors Canopy Educator Dana S. Rhodes
Wednesday, February 16, 2022

Buyers seeking affordability and interest in second homes in the foothills of NC, drove home sales in the Catawba Valley region to record breaking levels in 2021
Wednesday, February 2, 2022

Lee Allen installed as 2022 President for Canopy Realtor® Association,  Canopy MLS and Canopy Housing Foundation
Thursday, January 27, 2022

2022 looks promising for an increase in inventory with home prices to increase at a more moderate rate
Wednesday, January 19, 2022

Yearend figures show new listing activity up slightly even as inventory remains challenged
Thursday, January 13, 2022

December 2021 sales and yearend wrap-up for the Charlotte region
Thursday, January 13, 2022

Homes sales activity still steady across the Asheville region,  nearly unchanged compared to sales in November 2020
Thursday, January 6, 2022