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Charlotte-area Realtors meet with D.C. lawmakers (access required)

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Charlotte Regional Realtor Association members traveled to Washington last week for the National Association of Realtors annual party convention and trade expo. As part of the visit to the nation’s capital, delegates from Charlotte met with North Carolina congressional leaders ...

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Zoning ordinance could define new Council’s legacy (access required)

One of the more pressing issues facing the new Charlotte City Council will be a revision on the city's zoning ordinance. Photo by Payton Guion.

CHARLOTTE – Just about every political leader – a certain Canadian mayor notwithstanding – works to be remembered for fixing issues for their constituents and leaving their jurisdiction a better place. Whether that’s solving the poverty problem, vanquishing corruption or ...

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The end of the road maintenance in Union County (access required)

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MARVIN – Towns in Union County are scrambling to figure out how to fund the maintenance of future subdivision streets after the state recently alerted them that it will no longer be doing the work – something that municipalities in ...

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ACTION ITEMS: Matthew’s town board extends public hearing on unified development ordinance (access required)

The Matthews town board held a public hearing on Monday night seeking comments on a proposed streamlining of the city’s codes into a “unified development ordinance,” combining zoning, subdivision regulations, flood prevention and housing under one umbrella.

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13 to watch in ’13: REBIC and Raleigh (access required)

PADILLA: The Real Estate and Building Industry Coalition is concerned the General Assembly might pass bills this year that could hurt the real estate industry.

You’re either fer it, or you’re agin it, as they say in the mountains of western North Carolina, and that’s true of possible legislation that REBIC will either back or oppose this year on the other end of the state in Raleigh, where the state legislature is in session.

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In Charlotte’s mayoral race, Stone nails down the industry’s backing (access required)

Until he announced his candidacy for mayor in March, Scott Stone wasn’t a nobody, but he wasn’t exactly a household name in Charlotte, either. A former vice president of Merrick & Co., a Colorado-based engineering and architectural firm, he ran ...

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