A stucco manufacturer that advertised a 20-year warranty may have to make good on that offer, despite a North Carolina law that generally requires any lawsuits over real property improvements to be brought within six years of the construction’s completion. ...Read More »
A commercial contractor that crushed an old manufacturing plant into usable material for a new project qualifies as a “laborer” under state law, and is therefore entitled to a mechanic’s lien, according to a recent S.C. Court of Appeals ruling. ...Read More »
Homeowners associations must follow the Planned Community Act to the letter in order to ensure that they are a secured creditor in efforts to recoup fees from members who file for bankruptcy, according to a recent decision by the 4th ...Read More »
CHARLOTTE – The U.S. Attorney’s Office on Wednesday filed a motion seeking the dismissal of the 28 charges remaining against Boggs Paving Inc., the Monroe-based company that has pleaded guilty to conspiring to defraud the federal government on road construction ...Read More »
CHARLOTTE – John Wayne Perry Jr., 33, of Charlotte, pleaded guilty Monday to racketeering conspiracy for his part in a widespread, $75 million mortgage fraud and money laundering scheme, the investigation of which became known as “Operation Wax House.” Perry ...Read More »
President Barack Obama’s decision to weather a Republican backlash and reform immigration regulations could have a significant impact on the housing market. In allowing millions of undocumented residents to work legally and avoid the threat of deportation, Obama is opening ...
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Two developers have filed a lawsuit against the town of Davidson, claiming it exceeded the authority granted by the state Legislature in requiring homebuilders to include in their projects a portion of houses affordable to people making a less-than-median income. ...Read More »