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 — ...Read More »
A Charlotte broker-in-charge may face a two-year license suspension beginning in March if he does not complete two courses in real estate license law and commission rules, as well as an ethics course, according to a consent order issued by ...
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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 ...Read More »
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 ...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 ...Read More »
The North Carolina Real Estate Commission has been busy over this holiday season, issuing three disciplinary actions. Greenpoint of the Carolinas, a property management and general brokerage services firm on Pineville-Matthews Road in Charlotte, was stripped of its license and ...Read More »
RALEIGH – Willful and wanton negligence will be considered in an N.C. Supreme Court appeal that could affect the pocketbooks of homebuilders, construction product manufacturers and homebuyers – and the warranties that bind them. When lawyers in Christie v. Hartley ...Read More »
RALEIGH – Some North Carolina homeowners will receive a share of a $2. 1 billion national settlement brought against subprime mortgage loan servicer Ocwen Financial Corp., Attorney General Roy Cooper announced recently. An estimated $26 million in funds will help ...Read More »
CHARLOTTE – The year ahead will be “good, not great” for the housing market, with an anticipated 5 percent growth in housing sales from 2013, according to forecast Freddie Mac’s Chief Economist Frank Nofthat delivered to an audience of real ...Read More »
MONROE – A new 20-mile toll road is still the best option for relieving traffic congestion along U.S. 74 in Union County, according to a revised report issued recently by federal and state highway officials. The N.C. Department of Transportation ...
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