CHARLOTTE – Habitat Charlotte is trying out the solar system. The city’s chapter of Habitat for Humanity International announced it is installing solar energy systems on nine of its affordable homes this year. The first system – 16 photovoltaic panels ...Read More »
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Patricia Shines thought she was buying her home through a veteran’s homebuying program. Instead, she received the four-bedroom, two-bath, 1,660-square-foot house mortgage-free courtesy of the Nehemiah Community Reinvestment Fund and Bank of America. The donation was part of the fund’s ...Read More »
WASHINGTON — The nation’s four biggest banks slashed billions of dollars from mortgages and other debts, enough to satisfy their obligations under a national mortgage settlement that stemmed from so-called robo-signing. A report on Tuesday from the monitor overseeing the ...Read More »
DEAR MR. BERKO: In 2008, you recommended Bank of America’s 7.25 percent convertible preferred stock at $720 a share. It yielded 10 percent, and you said it was a safe investment. We bought 30 shares for $22,000, and they’re now ...Read More »
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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Daniel Bailey Jr. hasn’t paid his mortgage in five years and the Wilmington resident isn’t about to start now. That’s because Bailey says he struck a special agreement with Countrywide Financial, his mortgage provider, that forgave the loan amount. It ...Read More »
CHARLOTTE — Bank of America will pay $404 million to mortgage buyer Freddie Mac to settle all remaining claims over home loans sold in the previous decade. The Charlotte, N.C., bank says the deal resolves claims on loans sold from ...Read More »
Bank of America will cut roughly 3,000 jobs by the end of the year as the number of refinancing applications and troubled loans has fallen. It is part of larger industry pull back in response to the changing housing market. ...Read More »
Rooftops+Recovery+Recent Hospital Expansion=Commercial Real Estate Revival. That appears to be formula at work in The Park-Huntersville – and its joined-at-the hip spin-off, the Gilead Center – where seven new construction projects are underway or in the pipeline.
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While the federal government shutdown is not having a direct impact on Charlotte businesses, it is creating uncertainty in the business community, according to panelists at The Mecklenburg Times Women’s Business Breakfast Forum. “With the shutdown and debate about the debt ceiling, people are waiting to make decisions,” said Natalie Haskins English, senior vice president of public policy for the Charlotte Chamber of Commerce.
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