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Hampered (access required)

The Home Affordable Modification Program, launched during President Obama’s administration, was designed to lower mortgage payments for homeowners struggling to pay their home loans. The King family of Clayton, Wis., which had a mortgage with Bank of America, probably wishes ...

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Too sexy for this ad (access required)

This week, Charlotte-based The McDevitt Agency unveiled its latest advertisement, a black-and-white display encased in glass at Overstreet Mall. In advertising the ad, company owner Shane McDevitt tweeted about it. And all that production value wasn’t lost on Marcus Nance, a Charlotte ...

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Brokering some ‘Monkey’ business (access required)

Charlotte-based VR Business Sales, Mergers & Acquisitions announced Dec. 1 that it brokered the sales for three Charlotte-area Monkey Joe’s. Jay Offerdahl, vice president of VR, represented the sellers, Nick Smith and Michael Torcellini. The new owner is Veersen Ghatge, who’s listed as the founder of ...

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Charlotte home prices dip 2.6 percent in October (access required)

Charlotte-area home prices, including those for distressed properties, fell by 2.6 percent in October from October 2010, Santa Ana, Calif.-based CoreLogic said this week. Also in the Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill region, prices declined by 2.3 percent in September compared with September ...

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