BOSTON — Massachusetts housing advocates and victims of the housing crisis are pressing Attorney General Martha Coakley to reject a settlement over foreclosure abuses that federal officials and other state attorneys general are negotiating with major U.S. banks. A reported $20-billion ...Read More »
Government and Politics
WASHINGTON — Congressional bargainers have agreed to increase the size of mortgages insured by the Federal Housing Administration in a compromise being hailed by the housing industry but criticized by conservatives. Under the deal by House and Senate negotiators, the ...Read More »
There’s no shortage of property owners upset over Mecklenburg County’s latest revaluation. But one group of homeowners in the northern town of Cornelius might just be more vocal, and organized, than most. “I’ve never seen such anger and frustration in ...
Tagged with: Board of Equalization and Review Bob Deaton Bob Elliot Chuck Hicks Frank Free Jim Bensman Keller Williams Lake Realty Lane Yates Mecklenburg County Board of Commissioners Sunny Yates Terra Vista Realty Tom PalmerRead More »
Thanks to uncertainty over how condo owners could be affected, a plan by a Wells Fargo subsidiary to rezone Emerald Green Village in Mooresville is in limbo. The subsidiary, Redus NC-All LLC, wants the zoning changed so that, instead of ...Read More »
Two groups in Charlotte have won federal funding to build affordable housing for low-income people with disabilities. On Wednesday, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development announced it had awarded $20.3 million to fund housing for low-income seniors and ...Read More »
The Charlotte City Council is expected to revisit a divisive proposal that would eliminate the natural area from the city’s Post Construction Controls Ordinance during its meeting Nov. 28. The proposal would do away what city staffers say is a ...Read More »
PHOENIX — The Obama administration’s top housing official touted the government’s efforts to stabilize neighborhoods hard hit by foreclosures during a visit to a Phoenix neighborhood Thursday. U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan visited two homes bought out ...Read More »
Commercial real estate brokers who took a haircut on commissions used to have the courts as the only option to get the money they were owed. But in June, North Carolina became the 29th state to enact a commercial broker ...
Tagged with: Bev Perdue Coman & Anderson Darrell McCormick James Hochman John Nichols Josh Beaver Julie Woodson Leo Daughtry North Carolina Association of Realtors Pryor Gibson Stephanie Walker The Nichols Group Tom MurryRead More »
In June, a new state law went into effect to stop unlicensed contractors from skirting the system. The goal is to crack down on contractors who solicit a property owner to apply for a permit for work they will do ...Read More »