Category Archives: Industry

Charlotte Postpones TOD Ordinance Hearing as Draft Undergoes Revision

The Charlotte planning department has postponed a public hearing for its new Transit-Oriented Development (TOD) zoning ordinance from February 25th to March 18th, as it revises the proposal to incorporate feedback from REBIC and other stakeholder groups. While the updated draft isn’t scheduled to … Continue reading

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Learn More about Opportunity Zones

There has been a lot of information distributed about the new Opportunity Zone program and the benefits that it might can have for economic development. NC REALTORS® has launched an Opportunity Zone resource page at ncrealtors.org/opportunity-zones which includes a lot … Continue reading

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Regulatory Report

As licensed professionals, the rules approved by regulatory boards like the North Carolina Real Estate Commission are important for dictating the way that you conduct your business. From time to time, these rules are changed or amended to reflect changes … Continue reading

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Tax Win: IRS Provides Clear Test on How 20% Deduction Applies to Rental Income, Exchanges

The Internal Revenue Service has issued final rules on the 20 percent business income deduction (Sec. 199A of the Tax Code) that was enacted in late 2017 as part of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. Among other things, the … Continue reading

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2019 NC-CCIM Charlotte Market Forecast Survive & Thrive Luncheon is on Feb 6

Join NC-CCIM for their 2019 Charlotte Market Forecast Survive & Thrive Luncheon on February 6th at Carmel Country Club. Click here for more information & to register.

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Qualified Opportunity Zones Offers Potential Benefits

By Erin Stackley The Qualified Opportunity Zones (“QOZ”) program is a creation of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017, intended to encourage economic growth and development in underserved communities by offering tax benefits to investors. This program holds … Continue reading

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5 Perspectives on 2019

Five Leading Economists Weigh in on the Future Impact of Tax Reform, Consumer Optimism, the Global Economy, and GDP Growth. Could There Be Clouds On The Horizon George Ratiu, Managing Director of Housing & Commercial Research, NAR We are headed into the final stretch of 2018 … Continue reading

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