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Roll 
fall: Charlotte real estate trade groups’ memberships take hit in recession (access required)

In 2006, before the recession, the Charlotte Regional Realtor Association had 8,152 members. Today, its membership is thinner by about 1,407, a decline that, no doubt, is a byproduct of the market’s downturn. It’s not as much of an exodus ...

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When Charlotte’s real estate market collapsed, some fled the business. Where are they now? (access required)

The decline of Charlotte’s housing market made some real estate agents look long and hard at the business. After studying their options, some hung up their blazers and got out of the game or opted not to sell homes full ...

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Real estate execs pump cash into next month’s Charlotte elections (access required)

Charlotte-based Spangler Construction used to be in the commercial construction business. These days it’s known as a real estate investment company. And in the upcoming Charlotte City Council and mayoral elections, Spangler’s known as the company whose employees have donated ...

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Bank Bailout: CommunityOne takes control of failed subdivision site from Gaston commissioner (access required)

Joe Carpenter made his living cutting grass with his own landscaping business. This month, the 75-year-old Gaston County Commissioner is just cutting his losses. Instead of foreclosing, CommunityOne Bank accepted land from Carpenter meant for two failed subdivisions: Kings Pinnacle ...

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Convention Tension (access required)

On April 28, former Charlotte Mayor Harvey Gantt stood behind a podium at the Bechtler Museum of Modern Art, addressing the crowd that had gathered for the press conference. The focus of the event was the 2012 Democratic National Convention, ...

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