If low-income people in Cabarrus County want to weatherize their homes for the winter, many will have to pay for it without government help. Cabarrus County commissioners have rejected $75,000 in federal funds to weatherize homes and lower power bills. ...Read More »
Construction and Real Estate
The former Premiere Manufacturing Knitting Co. plant in Morganton has a new lease on life, since it’s now home to City Hall and residential and commercial properties. About 10 years ago, the 100,000-square-foot Burke County building was a decaying hulk ...Read More »
A Gaston County Realtor was scheduled to have her broker’s license suspended for 12 months, but instead she’s been put on probation for 12 months. On Nov. 1, the North Carolina Real Estate Commission issued a stay of the suspension ...Read More »
The Obama administration rolled out revisions to a program last month designed to prevent some homeowners from going into foreclosure. But many question the Home Affordable Refinance Program’s effectiveness and say that it’s too narrow and limited to make an ...
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Officials with the Conover Station project in downtown Conover have worked out a lease for a new retail tenant. Sidetrax Café will lease space for a sandwich and coffee shop. The business will pay $100 a month for the first ...Read More »
Piedmont Properties, a Charlotte-based commercial real estate firm, announced last week it completed a 10,000-square-foot lease on behalf of McClung-Logan Equipment Co. for an industrial building on North Graham Street. McClung is a Baltimore-based company that specializes in the repair, ...Read More »
The Mecklenburg County Code Enforcement Department is offering a 2012 North Carolina Building Code Update class from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 19 at the Hal Marshall Center, 700 N. Tryon St., Charlotte. The cost is $75. Jeff Vernon, ...Read More »
The Charlotte Regional Realtor Association reports the number of home closings for October was 1,882, an increase of 12.4 percent compared with October 2010, when closings totaled 1,674. Compared with September 2011, which had 1,968 closings, though, the number was down ...
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Mecklenburg County foreclosure filings declined by more than half in October compared with a year ago, according to the North Carolina Administrative Office of the Courts. The office reported 519 foreclosure filings in October, down nearly 57 percent from the 1,198 ...Read More »