Some homeowners who got a lifeline from the federal government through a loan modification program are about to get a rude awakening as interest rates on the loans – and the payments – start to rise this year. Most payments ...Read More »
The Construction Industry Safety Coalition last week issued a stern denouncement of a rule proposed by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration aimed to reduce silica exposure. According to the OSHA website, the proposed crystalline silica rule would impact as ...
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A panhandle apart: The needs of northern Lancaster County’s bedroom community differ from the rural rest
INDIAN LAND – Two homeowners in the state-line straddling Bridgehampton subdivision dialed 911 to report a prowler. Sirens wailing, five Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department cars converged on the home of one of the callers within minutes. A quarter of an hour ...Read More »
Conservation subdivisions in rural areas. Clustering smaller lots in transitional zones. New urbanism developments in higher-density centers. Those are the financial mantras of residential developers in the Charlotte region, as undeveloped land becomes scarcer and costlier in many areas, market ...Read More »
CHARLOTTE – In the latest round of rezoning petitions submitted to the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Planning Department, just about the entire menu of living quarters have been proposed. Developers are looking to add apartments, single-family homes, a community for senior citizens and ...Read More »
Friction between homeowners associations and the residents they govern is a real issue for Charlotte residents. About 120 residents turned out on Feb. 6 at Davidson Day School for “Your HOA and You: Who Rules the Neighborhood?” – a panel ...Read More »
For the second time in a little over two months, tempers left over from November’s elections boiled over during an otherwise cordial Huntersville Board of Commissioners meeting. At a Feb. 3 meeting, freshman Commissioner Rob Kidwell called for the approval ...
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HUNTERSVILLE – The clustered residential subdivisions sought by developers and planners alike are being considered for much larger sections of the biggest Mecklenburg County municipality outside Charlotte. At its Feb. 3 meeting, the Huntersville Board of Commissioners voted to delay ...Read More »
The National Association of Realtors appears to be giving U.S. Sen. Kay Hagan a helping hand in her re-election bid by mailing out fliers to select Charlotte neighborhoods. The association has sent out at least four glossy fliers thanking the ...Read More »