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Mar 24, 2017

Mortgage Market Gets Brisk Start This Year

Bill Jones recently said he was “busier than I ever have been.” Bill Scott said that moderately priced homes were moving so quickly that some of his clients must make offers for several ho ...

Feb 24, 2017

NCino Reports Product Expansion, Company Growth

Wilmington-based software company nCino is continuing to grow and add new features to its Bank Operating System, including an automated loan decision tool. Its new Loan Auto Decision enables the co ...

Feb 24, 2017

Live Oak Reports Q4 Results

Live Oak Bancshares Inc. ended 2016 with its highest-ever quarterly loan production, CEO Chip Mahan said in the company’s Jan. 25 report to investors. The company, parent of Live Oak Bank, re ...

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Facebook Is The Biggest Country In The World

Posted Mar 24, 2017

If Facebook was a country, it would be the most populous (and most diverse) in the world.

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Feb 17, 2017

Sound Bank Announces Merger With Raleigh-based Bank Company

Sound Bank, with one location in Wilmington, announced merger plans Friday.   The Morehead City-based bank announced that it has signed a definitive merger agreement with West Town Bancorp Inc. ...

Jan 27, 2017

New Administration, New Industry Changes?

With the advent of a new year and a new federal administration, what is on the minds of financial advisers and bankers regarding changes 2017 could bring? One adviser and five bankers from the area sh ...

Jan 27, 2017

NHRMC Named Among Top Bariatric Surgery Spots

The 2017 Women’s Choice Award recognized New Hanover Regional Medical Center as one of the best hospitals nationally for bariatric surgery, according to a release from the hospital. “Th ...

Jan 2, 2017

NCino Continues Foray Into Large Bank Market

The recent announcement that SunTrust’s Wholesale Banking segment is adopting nCino’s Bank Operating System is significant for Wilmington-based nCino, as it signals the company’s mov ...

Jan 2, 2017

SBA Lending Activity In NC Breaks Records

Small Business Administration lending activity in North Carolina set a new record in the federal fiscal year ending Sept. 30, according to SBA officials. SBA-backed loan programs placed more than $ ...

Dec 2, 2016

Adviser, Economist Look At Election Impacts

What should investors consider as the U.S. transitions into new federal leadership this winter? Scott Winslow, managing partner with the firm of Wilmington-based Nabell Winslow Investments & We ...

Dec 2, 2016

CCU Staffs Up For Mortgage Lending Growth

Corning Credit Union is responding to the Wilmington area’s home financing market by adding mortgage officers. Most recently, Andrew Finch, now at CCU’s Leland branch, was trained as an ...

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Mortgage Market Gets Brisk Start This Year

Mortgage originators are reporting brisk activity locally despite – or perhaps because of – signals from the Fed interest rates may well increase more than once this year.

Dosher Memorial Adds To Its Management Team

Dosher Memorial Hospital recently announced the hiring of three key staff members....

Novant Health Implements Minimum Wage Plan

Novant Health recently announced it will implement a minimum wage based on local costs of living over and above the state-mandated minimum w...

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