Category Archives: Legislative

Recap: CRCBR Legislative Virtual Visits

More than a dozen CRCBR members met with state lawmakers on Monday, June 8th, to share their local market and commercial real estate perspective. Discussions with each legislator included support for an extension (or permanent allowance) of online notarization, opposition … Continue reading

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Legislative, Regulatory Action on Paycheck Protection Program

In a near-unanimous vote last week, the House passed the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Flexibility Act (H.R. 7010). Cosponsored by Reps. Dean Phillips (D-PA) and Chip Roy (R-TX), the bill loosens a number of eligibility requirements and forgiveness rules associated with PPP … Continue reading

Posted in COVID-19, Legislative

NC REALTORS® Conversation with Representative Dan Bishop

With COVID-19 canceling the 2020 REALTORS® Legislative Meetings in Washington, D.C., we don’t want that to limit your ability to interact with your Member of Congress. A significant amount of the response efforts are being coordinated at the federal level … Continue reading

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Extended Federal Tax Deadlines

Of particular interest to our commercial real estate community, the IRS extended relief to existing 1031 like-kind exchange and opportunity fund investment deadlines, both of which were designed to foster economic growth in America. NAR has argued that well-meaning investors … Continue reading

Posted in COVID-19, Industry, Legislative, national association of realtors

#NCREALTORSVote2020: Primary Election Day

Today is the day! Polls across North Carolina are open until 7:30 PM so make sure that your voice is heard. Remember, if you are in line at 7:30 PM, DON’T LEAVE! You will still have the opportunity to cast … Continue reading

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Stormwater Pollution Control Ordinance Changes Proposed by City of Charlotte

The City of Charlotte is considering several changes to the Stormwater Pollution Control Ordinance (SWPCO). They include the following: Makes “Improper Storage, Handling, and Processing of Materials” a new and separate enforceable violation in cases where this can cause stormwater pollution; … Continue reading

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Early Voting Begins This Week for 2020 Primaries!

Early Voting for the March 3rd Primary Election begins this Thursday, February 13th! For more information on where to vote, please use the links below. Click here for Mecklenburg County Early Voting Information

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Tax Credits for Historic Preservation

On Friday, November 1, Governor Cooper signed House Bill 399 “Extend Tax Credits/Other Finance Changes.” This bill included numerous changes to the state’s tax laws which were included in the 2019 Appropriations bill which Cooper vetoed earlier in the year. … Continue reading

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Your PAC Making a Difference

A PAC is a critical tool to support candidates for public office, that also supports the commercial real estate industry.  With contributions from our members, RPAC and CRE-PAC is able to provide a voice to the industry through financial support.  … Continue reading

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Happening on Jones Street

After more than 10 months in almost perpetual session, the General Assembly appears to be in the beginning stages of wrapping things up. Senate leadership has focused on an adjournment date of October 31, but the House leadership remains a … Continue reading

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