In March of 2009, Neil Allran defaulted on his $620,000 mortgage. But that’s not his fault, he says. Instead, Allran blames BB&T, saying the bank should have known he wasn’t able to pay back the loan. In Gaston County, Allran ...Read More »
The dark, tinted glass makes it impossible to see inside unless you press your face against the window. In response to a knock on the front door, a young man, sporting a mohawk and seated behind a glass partition in ...
Tagged with: Charlotte-Mecklenburg Planning Department David Howard Don Costa Entertainment Group of North Carolina Hest Technologies Inc. International Internet Technologies Internet Sweepstakes Network John Craig Keith Loflin Net Center Plus Noelle Talley Robert Tufano William TheavosRead More »
The foreclosure crisis is bad news for some. But for at least a few Charlotte-area contractors, it’s salvation. Despite a housing slump, some contractors in Charlotte are keeping their businesses afloat repairing and maintaining foreclosed homes, which angry owners often ...
Tagged with: Bank of America Corp. Benham Real Estate Group David Benham Griffin Homes Half Moon Construction Kindberg Contract Services Michael Foess Old Towne Development Property Masters T.D. Feeney Construction Tim Feeney Wells FargoRead More »
These days, trying to sell a home in Charlotte can be daunting. Owners face competition from a glut of properties sitting in a slow-moving housing market, not to mention low-priced foreclosure and short sale properties. All that can add up ...Read More »
It was a presentation Union County Sheriff’s Office attorney Bill McGuirt never thought he would have to give. “Larceny of a house: Who would have ever thought of such a thing?” McGuirt said as he began a presentation this month ...Read More »
Charlotte architect David Furman was inside a room of dozens of developers and builders who city officials had asked to get together to discuss the master plan for uptown. It was the late 1990s, uptown was still growing in starts ...
Tagged with: Boulevard Centro Charles Woodyard Charlotte Center City Partners Charlotte Housing Authority Chris Branch David Furman David Furman Architecture Michael Smith Summit Properties The Boulevard Co. Todd Trimakas Trafk MediaRead More »
2011 is shaping up to be a good year for Brian Weber, CEO of Statesville-based Bebida Beverage Co. He said his company’s new relaxation drink, Koma Unwind, is flying off the shelves all across the Southeast. This month, he finalized ...Read More »
The heat could soon be on some Charlotte-area developers to speed up construction on projects before the end of this year. If they don’t, it could cost them their precious building permits, which would mean wasted time and money. It ...
Tagged with: Beverly Perdue Faison Home Builders Association of Charlotte Jim Bartl Joe Padilla Linda Holden Mark Baldwin Real Estate & Building Industry Coalition The Linda Construction Co. Tom BrasseRead More »
Last year, Gastonia real estate lawyer Keith Hance found himself facing a home closing involving financing that complied with Islamic law. He looked into the law, also known as Shariah, but in the end he passed on the closing at ...Read More »
Already skeptical of SouthPark Mall, a big, new complex built in the middle of pastureland, residents weren’t happy when they learned that Charlotte developer Johnny Harris planned to build offices and retail shops around it. It was the early 1970s, ...
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