RALEIGH – The tax credit that helped people rescue historic businesses, homes, neighborhoods and cotton mills in 90 of North Carolina’s 100 counties faces likely extinction as legislators have refused to renew the benefit. The credits likely will end Jan. ...Read More »
RALEIGH – The full state Senate and House on Friday passed a conference committee version of a regulatory reform package that has wide support in the building industry. After Senate Bill 734 bill is enrolled, it will go to the ...Read More »
CHARLOTTE – A Hickory man was sentenced this week to 30 months in federal prison for his role in a mortgage and consumer fraud scheme involving the sale and financing of manufactured and modular homes throughout North Carolina. Roger Dean ...
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Scheduled foreclosure auctions in Mecklenburg County increased 46 percent in July compared with last year, after 19 consecutive months of annual decreases, according to data from RealtyTrac, a national real estate analytics company. Also, the data indicated that more Charlotte ...Read More »
CHARLOTTE – Thomas Ranson Lawing Sr., one of the deans of Charlotte real estate and founder of T.R. Lawing Realty, died Wednesday. Lawing, 86 when he died at Aldersgate Retirement Community, was practicing real estate before real estate was regulated ...Read More »
CHARLOTTE – The Charlotte City Council’s Environment Committee voted 3-1 Wednesday to recommend that the full council extend by five years a stormwater mitigation fee program for redevelopment projects across the city. The only member of the committee to object ...Read More »
Investing in real estate has long been seen as a great way to make money, but being a landlord is not as simple as it appears. Clearly, there is an appeal in buying properties and renting them out to people ...Read More »
MATTHEWS – When Fullwood Lane in Matthews was built more than 20 years ago, it was a cut-through from N.C. Highway 51 to South Trade Street bordered by trees and weeds. Soon it will be a lane full of baby ...Read More »
CHARLOTTE – Charlotte received a grade of “D” for land use in a new report issued by Sustain Charlotte, a local nonprofit dedicated to environmental sustainability and economic vitality. In its inaugural report, Sustain Charlotte said the city faces challenges ...Read More »
A new national survey of home builders reports a growing resurgence in renewable energy features in homes, a trend that is being seen in both single-family and multifamily construction. According to the findings by McGraw Hill Construction team and surveys ...
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