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Seven steps to delete email chaos

Karen is 48 years old and loves her business. With several locations around the city, her reputation as a mover and shaker is growing. She’s grown her company using a combination of personality and smarts. But Karen has a secret. ...

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The perfect storm for more housing woes (access required)

Warm ocean water and low barometric pressure are the ingredients to make a nice, powerful hurricane. And a sky-high amount of properties in foreclosure and Gov. Beverly Perdue pulling the plug on unemployment benefits for thousands of North Carolinians are ...

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When homeowners are left holding the bag

Last week, Meck Times reporter Tara Ramsey wrote about one of the ugly byproducts of the housing crisis. Believe it or not, there are subdivisions in the Charlotte area where residents have been repairing their own potholes after developers pulled ...

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How speculative building wore out its welcome

New residential construction was once a hallmark of progress in Mecklenburg County. Not only were big builders like Pulte, Ryan and Eastwood homes succeeding in the speculative sales market here, but smaller homebuilders were also riding the train, littering the ...

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