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City Council approves affordable housing project in south Charlotte (access required)

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CHARLOTTE – The City Council on Tuesday approved by a 9-2 vote a controversial south Charlotte rezoning that will allow the construction of workforce housing in a neighborhood that largely opposed the proposal. Mayor Patrick Cannon provided the ninth — ...

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NLRB opts not to appeal notice posting rule (access required)

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WASHINGTON — Ending a legal battle over one the most controversial labor law regulations in recent history, the National Labor Relations Board has abandoned plans to seek high court review of two appellate decisions striking down the agency’s notice posting ...

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Dismissal of Duke-Crescent lawsuit ends one chapter of Charlotte’s economic history (access required)

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A murky, internecine lawsuit over $1.2 billion involving two formerly synonymous giants of economic development in Charlotte has ended in what appears to be an equally shadowy draw. But the documents filed Tuesday in a Texas court dismissing a 2010 ...

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Mortgage changes debut (access required)

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Come Jan. 10, it may become more difficult for homeowners to obtain a mortgage. That’s when a host of new rules come into effect. Most notable among the changes for borrowers will be the ability-to-repay and qualified mortgage rules that ...

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Three real estate firms censured by NC Real Estate Commission (access required)

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The North Carolina Real Estate Commission has been busy over this holiday season, issuing three disciplinary actions. Greenpoint of the Carolinas, a property management and general brokerage services firm on Pineville-Matthews Road in Charlotte, was stripped of its license and ...

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Statute of repose on trial (access required)

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RALEIGH – Willful and wanton negligence will be considered in an N.C. Supreme Court appeal that could affect the pocketbooks of homebuilders, construction product manufacturers and homebuyers – and the warranties that bind them. When lawyers in Christie v. Hartley ...

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North Carolina homeowners eligible for mortgage assistance under settlement (access required)

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RALEIGH – Some North Carolina homeowners will receive a share of a $2. 1 billion national settlement brought against subprime mortgage loan servicer Ocwen Financial Corp., Attorney General Roy Cooper announced recently. An estimated $26 million in funds will help ...

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2014 housing market looks ‘good’, but lending may tighten (access required)

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CHARLOTTE – The year ahead will be “good, not great” for the housing market, with an anticipated 5 percent growth in housing sales from 2013, according to forecast Freddie Mac’s Chief Economist Frank Nofthat delivered to an audience of real ...

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N.C. DOT still believes bypass needed to ease Monroe traffic (access required)

N.C. DOT still believes bypass needed to ease Monroe traffic <span class="dmcss_key_icon"><img alt="(access required)" src="/files/2013/10/lock1.png" border=0/></span>

MONROE – A new 20-mile toll road is still the best option for relieving traffic congestion along U.S. 74 in Union County, according to a revised report issued recently by federal and state highway officials. The N.C. Department of Transportation ...

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