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A panhandle apart: The needs of northern Lancaster County’s bedroom community differ from the rural rest (access required)

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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 ...

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Saving green by making it green (access required)

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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 ...

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Mortgage brokers accused of false statements (access required)

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Two mortgage brokers are being sued by the U.S. Attorney’s Office for making fraudulent statements in order to obtain loans used in speculative real estate deals in Charlotte during the heady days before the housing crash. Joshua Hankins of Charlotte ...

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Cornelius property management firm makes list of worst-rated businesses (access required)

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A property management company is among the “dirty dozen” area companies with the largest number of complaints made against them in 2013 to the Better Business Bureau’s Southern Piedmont chapter. Employees of Asset Property Management, a Cornelius-based real estate firm, ...

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Two Realtors reprimanded (access required)

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Sheila J. Hudson, a Concord Realtor and broker, has had her license revoked after being caught rifling through medications at a property she was visiting, according to the North Carolina Real Estate Commission. Hudson was one of two Charlotte-area Realtors ...

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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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