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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

Buyer demand remains strong with steady, increased new listing activity heading into year end
Tuesday, December 21, 2021

November 2021 Sales Trends Across the Charlotte Region 
Tuesday, December 21, 2021

Realtor® of the Year and Rookie of the Year awards presented at Canopy Realtor® Association’s Centennial Celebration
Tuesday, December 14, 2021

Gary and Patti West Honored as 2021 Humanitarians of the Year
Tuesday, December 14, 2021

Buyer demand still strong across the Asheville region
Friday, December 3, 2021

October 2021 sales trends across the Charlotte region
Tuesday, November 16, 2021

Home sales decline in October across the Charlotte region, while buyer demand remains steady
Tuesday, November 16, 2021

Cooler temperatures and the routines of fall, still haven't deterred home sales across the Catawba Valley region
Wednesday, November 3, 2021

Asheville region home sales slow in September, buyer competition should ease going forward
Tuesday, November 2, 2021

Charlotte region home sales dip in September
Monday, October 18, 2021

With fall approaching, homes sales across the Catawba Valley Region continue positive gains
Wednesday, October 6, 2021

Asheville region housing market hits second month of slower sales in August
Monday, October 4, 2021

Realtors® improve lives and housing during Realtors® Care Day
Monday, September 20, 2021

Realtors® continue to help consumers navigate the challenges of buying a home
Friday, September 17, 2021

Pending contract activity over the summer months signal heavy buyer competition for homes in the Catawba Valley region
Wednesday, September 1, 2021

Canopy Realtor® Association and Canopy MLS increase funding to aid Haywood County Flood Relief Efforts
Friday, August 27, 2021

Low supply and rising prices cause home sales to cool across the Asheville region
Thursday, August 19, 2021

While sellers listed more homes, sales lost momentum in July
Tuesday, August 17, 2021

Gaston Association of Realtors® and Canopy Housing Foundation team up to support Habitat for Humanity Gaston County
Monday, August 2, 2021

Canopy Housing Foundation awards $80,750 in Community Grants to area nonprofits
Thursday, July 29, 2021

Canopy Housing Foundation awards $13,500 at Community Grants Celebration to area nonprofits
Tuesday, July 27, 2021

Asheville region had record number of home sales in June
Wednesday, July 21, 2021

Positive home sales streak, new listing growth continues in tight Charlotte market
Friday, July 16, 2021

June 2021 sales trends across the Charlotte region
Friday, July 16, 2021

Asheville region home sales heat up for summer selling season
Friday, July 2, 2021

Charlotte region home sales heat up as new listings increase in May
Tuesday, June 15, 2021

Seller confidence rising across the Catawba Valley Region
Friday, May 28, 2021

New listing activity showed seller confidence rose substantially in April
Wednesday, May 19, 2021

May 18 marks 100-Year Anniversary of Canopy Realtor® Association
Tuesday, May 18, 2021

Charlotte region home sales activity shows seller confidence on the rise
Tuesday, May 11, 2021

March home sales show strong buyer competition across the Catawba Valley region
Friday, April 23, 2021

Home sales across the Asheville region soar, setting the stage for a busy spring
Monday, April 19, 2021

Apply for a Canopy Housing Foundation Community Grant by May 27, 2021 (Mecklenburg/Iredell)
Tuesday, April 13, 2021

Apply for a Canopy Housing Foundation Community Grant by May 27, 2021 (Haywood)
Tuesday, April 13, 2021

Charlotte region home sales positive and steady heading into spring selling season
Monday, April 12, 2021

Home sales positive in February and building momentum across the Catawba Valley region 
Thursday, April 1, 2021

Asheville region’s housing market heating up early just ahead of spring selling season
Tuesday, March 30, 2021

Charlotte housing inventory drops below one month supply
Wednesday, March 17, 2021

Catawba Valley region’s home sale market will look and feel a lot like last year’s, with heavy buyer interest amidst shrinking supply
Thursday, February 25, 2021

Buyer demand for homes in the N.C. mountains remains strong at the start of 2021
Monday, February 22, 2021

As more buyers are attracted to the region, competition for homes continues to grow
Friday, February 12, 2021

Catawba Valley Region 2020 home sales outperform 2019, poised for continued growth in 2021
Wednesday, January 27, 2021

2020 home sales in western North Carolina outperform 2019
Friday, January 22, 2021

Another banner year of strong sales activity as 2020 home sales outperform 2019
Friday, January 15, 2021

Catawba Valley Region Residential Sales Trends – November 2020
Monday, December 21, 2020

Positive gains continue in the North Carolina mountains
Monday, December 21, 2020

Charlotte housing market continues strong sales growth and faster pace of sales
Tuesday, December 15, 2020

Realtor® of the Year and Rookie of the Year awards presented at Canopy Realtor® Association’s annual meeting
Friday, December 11, 2020

Canopy Housing Foundation names Richard “Rick” Gilbert 2020 Humanitarian of the Year
Friday, December 11, 2020

Catawba Valley Region Residential Sales Trends - October 2020
Monday, November 30, 2020

Home sales across the North Carolina mountains showed no sign of slowdown in October
Tuesday, November 24, 2020

Despite the pandemic, home sales year-to-date are outpacing 2019
Friday, November 20, 2020

Five Haywood County nonprofits funded by Canopy Housing Foundation to receive additional funding from NC REALTORS® Housing Foundation
Tuesday, November 17, 2020

Catawba Valley Region Residential Sales Trends - September 2020
Friday, October 23, 2020

No slowdown in September as the Asheville region’s home sales and listing activity continue with positive gains
Tuesday, October 20, 2020

Canopy Real Estate Institute Assistant Director of Curriculum and Technology to serve as president-elect of NC Real Estate Educators Association
Tuesday, October 20, 2020

Charlotte-area home sales strong and undeterred amid ongoing pandemic
Monday, October 12, 2020

Catawba Valley Region Residential Sales Trends – August 2020
Wednesday, September 23, 2020

Strong buyer demand continues to drive the Asheville region’s home sales in August
Friday, September 18, 2020

After a Successful Venture as Wholesale Vendor, Canopy MLS Announces Consolidation with the MLS of Catawba Valley
Thursday, September 17, 2020

Competition among buyers continues in market challenged by increasingly tight supply
Monday, September 14, 2020

Canopy Housing Foundation awards $73,050 to Charlotte-area nonprofits
Wednesday, September 9, 2020

Canopy Housing Foundation awards $18,700 at Inaugural Community Awards Celebration to Haywood County nonprofits
Tuesday, September 8, 2020

Asheville region’s home sales continue to recover with gains in home sales in July
Friday, August 14, 2020

Sales across the Charlotte region rebound in July
Tuesday, August 11, 2020

Asheville region's home sales positive in June as the market continues to recover
Friday, July 17, 2020

Charlotte region home sales show early signs of recovery
Friday, July 10, 2020

As reopening gets underway, the Asheville region’s contract activity shows increasing buyer interest
Friday, June 19, 2020

Charlotte residential home sales fall sharply in May
Thursday, June 11, 2020

Canopy Housing Foundation Now Accepting Nominations for Youth Excellence in Service (YES) Award
Monday, June 1, 2020

Asheville region's spring selling season interrupted by COVID-19 crisis
Wednesday, May 20, 2020

April home sales show impact of COVID-19 as residential real estate business interrupted by the crisis
Monday, May 11, 2020

Canopy Housing Foundation expands its Community Grants Program into Haywood County
Wednesday, April 29, 2020

First quarter home sales show Asheville region and MSA were off to solid start just as COVID-19 crisis started
Wednesday, April 15, 2020

March and first quarter home sales across Charlotte region still positive; impact of COVID-19 on housing market remains to be seen
Tuesday, April 7, 2020

First two months of the year show strong start to the Asheville region spring selling season
Thursday, March 19, 2020

Lower mortgage rates could assist with affordability and increase competition among area buyers
Wednesday, March 11, 2020

Low housing supply will contribute to regional housing purchases as buyers face tightening inventory conditions in the Asheville MSA
Monday, February 24, 2020

January home sales show the Charlotte region’s selling season could be off to an early start
Thursday, February 13, 2020

Canopy MLS acquires the MLS line of business operated by Cleveland County Association of Realtors®
Friday, February 7, 2020

Asheville region closes 2019 with sales up 11 percent, kicking off a solid start to 2020
Tuesday, January 21, 2020

More than 50,000 properties sold in 2019; the stage is set for another year of steady housing activity for the Charlotte region
Monday, January 10, 2020

2020 Canopy Realtor® Association, Canopy Housing Foundation and Canopy MLS Boards of Directors Installed
Friday, January 10, 2020

Asheville region sales continue to hold steady with sales up headed into slower selling season
Thursday, December 19, 2019

Realtors® present industry awards and donate toys and toiletry items to The Relatives
Monday, December 16, 2019

Canopy Housing Foundation names Nancy and Amy DeCaron, mother-in-law/daughter-in-law team, as 2019 Humanitarians of the Year
Monday, December 16, 2019

It's official: NAR approves Canopy Realtor® Association name; Canopy continues to grow with acquisition of Haywood Realtor® Association
Thursday, December 12, 2019

November home sales positive heading into holidays; 2020 outlook looks promising
Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Asheville region and MSA continue to see steady sales headed into slower selling season
Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Home sales rise 10.8 percent across 16-county Charlotte region; Pending sales show buyer interest remains strong heading into traditionally slower selling season
Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Canopy MLS officially a dual state MLS with recent acquisition of Piedmont Regional Multiple Listing Service
Friday, November 1, 2019

An increase in new residential listings shows strong seller confidence; some communities experienced up to 44% increase in new listings
Friday, October 11, 2019

With interest rates remaining low coupled with motivated buyers moving into the region, sales continue to be steady
Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Canopy Housing Foundation awards record-breaking $90,722.22 at Grants Luncheon
Wednesday, September 4, 2019

New location, new address and new brand identity
Wednesday, August 28, 2019

While real estate remains unchanged in the Charlotte market, surrounding counties experience increased showings, listings and sales activity
Thursday, August 8, 2019

Midyear market data shows that overall sales activity for the first half of the year is on par with last year's activity
Thursday, July 11, 2019

2019 May home sales rose 15.2% compared to last month; sellers are receiving 97% of asking price
Tuesday, June 11, 2019

Housing Opportunity Foundation institutes the Youth Excellence in Service Award (YES) Applications due July 15
Friday, May 31, 2019

Community is invited to help end homelessness by participating in North Carolina’s premier Strides for Shelter 5K Walk/Run on June 22, 2019
Tuesday, May 28, 2019

2019 April home sales pacing with 2018; higher-end market saw greater sales activity than previous months
Friday, May 10, 2019

CarolinaMLS becomes primary MLS for Salisbury/Rowan Association of Realtors®
Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Lack of housing supply and growing population continue to impact home sales; Charlotte region has experienced 11 months of year-over-year declines
Thursday, April 11, 2019

11th Annual Realtors® Care Day devoted to safe housing opportunities by making critical home repairs and undertaking community projects
Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Strong pending contract activity indicates buyers are actively in the market for homes in the Charlotte region
Monday, March 11, 2019

Charlotte-area sellers regaining confidence with strong new listing activity at start of 2019
Monday, February 11, 2019

2019 Charlotte Regional Realtor® Association, Housing Opportunity Foundation and CarolinaMLS Boards of Directors installed
Friday, January 25, 2019

2018 year-end figures show Charlotte region's housing activity on par with 2017; 2019 outlook steady
Thursday, January 10, 2019

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