The NC Association of Realtors has lanuched a new advocacy website at www.TaxReformFacts.org. Use this site to begin discussion about tax reform in NC and how it will impact our economy and homeownership. Several tax reform bills have been filed in the NC Senate; visit the site, learn more, and join the conversation. [...]
The $50,000 North Carolina Small Business Income Deduction is available to business owners who report income on Schedule C (Sole Proprietors), Schedule E (Partnerships and S-Corporations) and Schedule F (Farming). It is available if the income is considered non-passive, which means that the taxpayer materially participates in the operation of the business. It does not [...]
Section 5 of Senate Bill 820 amended the Residential Property Disclosure Act to require sales contracts of residential properties covered under the Act to include an Oil and Gas Rights Disclosure. The disclosure reads as follows: Oil and gas rights can be severed from the title to real property by conveyance (deed) of the oil and [...]
This WSOC-TV Eyewitness news report by Mark Becker discusses the small and steady increases in Charlotte housing prices based on the national Case Schiller Index. View the video at http://www.wsoctv.com/videos/news/national-index-shows-home-prices-increasing-in/vdtFh/ The S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Indices are the leading measures for the US residential housing market, tracking changes in the value of residential real estate both nationally as well as [...]
This story published by the Charlotte Observer on Sunday, January 1, 2012 has generated much discussion. Housing glut looms behind region’s ‘shadow inventory’ Slow-developing foreclosures create a vast market of shadow homes, dragging down prices. By Kerry Singe and Gavin Off Read the article here. Interactive Map: Showing Inventory By County For more information on how the [...]
Prospecting for Buyers – There are more out there than you think! Presented by Tamara Bunte • Learn 7 specific steps you must take today to obtain more buyer clients now • Learn to love prospecting and work smarter not harder • Create a strategy to build your business When: Tuesday, August 16th – 11:30am [...]
Superior School of Real Estate continues to expand its presence in the Triangle area by offering Broker Post-Licensing courses for provisional brokers.
Tony Crumbley, VP of Research with the Charlotte Chamber, gives an overview of the census results for the Charlotte Metro area and provides insight on the implications.
Congress Extends and Modifies Energy Efficiency Tax Incentives for Appliances, New Homes and Retrofits to Existing Homes. Please use this Tax incentive factsheet for information regarding the available tax incentives for 2011. For additional information, visit the American Council for an Energy Efficient Environment at www.aceee.org
Bedbugs have received national attention in the last few years and infestations have been on the rise. According to WikiPedia, in the developed world bedbugs were largely eradicated as pests in the early 1940s, however they have increased in prevalence since about 1995. Because infestation of human habitats has been on the increase, bedbug bites and related [...]