In March of 2009, Neil Allran defaulted on his $620,000 mortgage. But that’s not his fault, he says. Instead, Allran blames BB&T, saying the bank should have known he wasn’t able to pay back the loan. In Gaston County, Allran ...Read More »
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In an effort to keep potential buyers from tuning out, some Charlotte-area real estate agents are encouraging them to log on — to custom street-address-based websites for individual listings. The basic marketing plan goes like this: Reserve a .com or ...Read More »
Even though sign riders with customized websites for listings are growing in popularity with Charlotte real estate agents, they might be giving way to another trend. On “for sale” signs, some Charlotte-area agents are using Quick Recognition, or QR, codes, ...Read More »
About 47 acres of Catawba County’s landfill will no longer be rezoned to allow for industrial development. With concerned citizens objecting to the move during a July public hearing, the landfill will be excluded from a rezoning request. Planning board members ...Read More »
Jerome Janet thought he had found a way off the employment/unemployment merry-go-round. He came across an ad in a newspaper for a Charlotte-based company called World Wide Consulting Services for what he said looked like paid training for a sales ...Read More »
The foreclosure crisis is bad news for some. But for at least a few Charlotte-area contractors, it’s salvation. Despite a housing slump, some contractors in Charlotte are keeping their businesses afloat repairing and maintaining foreclosed homes, which angry owners often ...
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Age: 26 Lives in: south Charlotte Family: single Education: bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from California Tech When Raquel Velez moved to Charlotte from California last year, she joined the fastest growing demographic in the Queen City: Latinos. But she ...Read More »
Patty Comer is having trouble getting her job done. Comer, president of Accrue Partners, a staffing firm in Charlotte, makes a living by matching workers with companies that are hiring. But that’s easier said than done these days. The problem ...Read More »
When Tommy Nichols told his friends he was quitting his information technology job at Central Piedmont Community College to start his own company he got some strange looks. “They asked me if I was nuts for quitting a steady job ...
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