A stucco manufacturer that advertised a 20-year warranty may have to make good on that offer, despite a North Carolina law that generally requires any lawsuits over real property improvements to be brought within six years of the construction’s completion. ...Read More »
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A decision about where to build low-income housing in Dallas could be the impetus for a major change in the way the nation’s landmark law against housing discrimination is enforced in North Carolina and across the country. As part of ...Read More »
Lawyers have the annoying habit of capitalizing every word of a sentence. They also are known, from time to time, for being pedantic down to the tiniest little thing. Put those two unfortunate tendencies together and you end up with, ...Read More »
A group of condominium owners in western North Carolina will be able to sue the companies that built and developed their condos after the N.C. Court of Appeals overturned a Superior Court ruling dismissing the suit on procedural grounds. The ...Read More »
Grandfather Mountain, one of North Carolina’s most famous tourist attractions, is known for its mile-high swinging bridge – on a clear day, you can look east from the bridge and see the skyline of the city of Charlotte, almost 100 ...Read More »
A bill that would prevent cities and counties from regulating such things as the color of a new house appears close to passage after it sailed through the state House by a 98-18 margin. But land use attorneys say they don’t expect any surge in litigation between developers and local governments because the bill contains a loophole that you could—in this case literally—drive a brick house through.
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