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REBIC rejection (access required)

Now here’s something you don’t hear about every day: a politician turning away campaign cash. Meckcetera has learned from the Real Estate and Building Industry Coalition that Mayor Anthony Foxx refused a $500 check from REBIC’s political action committee, Shelter ...

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Renter revenge (access required)

Landlord. Just the word makes some people’s blood pressure boil, conjuring up thoughts of perpetually broken air conditioners, neglected leaks and cockroaches happily breeding without fear of pesticides. If you have such horror stories, you might take vicarious pleasure from ...

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Cutting loose (access required)

You’ve got to admit, Hollywood is very green. After all, who else recycles more? Just look at “Footloose,” the latest in what seems to be a nonstop parade of movie remakes. Speaking of “Footloose”, Gaffney, S.C., native and actress Andie ...

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It’s no beer koozie (access required)

But it is a gesture of thanks, nonetheless. To show appreciation for members of Congress who are supporting extending higher loan limits for government-back mortgages, the National Association of Realtors is running ads that reportedly are running in Washington, D.C., ...

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Survey says (access required)

Are you mad about Mecklenburg County’s latest revaluation? Feel like doing something about it? Maybe you should follow the lead of Bob Deaton and Jim Bensman. Deaton, a Cornelius resident, and Bensman, a Republican Cornelius commissioner, are working on an ...

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Giant rent (access required)

Thanks to how tough it is for many to buy a home these days, demand to live in rental property is rising in Charlotte. Naturally, that means rents are jumping, too. According to a September report from Charlotte-based market research ...

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