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Matthews Plantation in Matthews NC--Homes for Sale and Neighborhood Profile - 12/31/09 12:39 PM
Matthews Plantation in Matthews NC—Homes for Sale and Neighborhood Profile Click here for an update to the 2010 real estate market in Matthews NC. A great location, generous lots with mature landscaping and full brick homes define Matthews Plantation in Matthews NC. Built by Trotter Builders during the 1990s, Matthews Plantation is located along Pleasant Plains Road near the intersection with McKee Road. Two community shopping centers, Plantation Marketplace and McKee Farms, are just five minutes away. You can find two grocery stores, banks, a gas station, multiple restaurants and other stores at these centers. The Siskey YMCA with its family-friendly (0 comments)
St Andrews in Matthews NC--Homes for Sale and Neighborhood Profile - 12/29/09 05:56 PM
St Andrews in Matthews NC—Homes for Sale and Neighborhood Profile It’s all about the lifestyle at St Andrews in Matthews NC. The focus is on providing a maintenance-free neighborhood with custom quality interiors on a single level. St Andrews is a patio home complex where four single level homes are attached in a “pinwheel.” The pinwheel design creates a private entrance for each home. Upscale features found in the St Andrews patio homes include a steep roof pitch, exteriors of brick, stone and hardi-plank, and the ability to customize some interior appointments. You can purchase a brand-new home at St Andrews (3 comments)
Quintessa in Wesley Chapel NC--Homes for Sale and Neighborhood Profile - 12/26/09 10:09 AM
Quintessa in Wesley Chapel NC—Homes for Sale and Neighborhood Profile Quintessa is a gated luxury home community located in the quiet rolling countryside of Wesley Chapel NC. You can find estate-sized lots of one to two acres behind the beautiful stone gates of the neighborhood. A community pond with gazebo lies in the heart of Quintessa. Quintessa homes are built of stone, brick and stucco and each is a custom home of more that 4000 square feet of living space. Construction began in the neighborhood in 2005 and continues today. It is possible to find resale homes for sale in Quintessa (2 comments)
Hunley Creek in Stallings NC--Homes for Sale and Neighborhood Profile - 12/24/09 11:15 AM
Hunley Creek in Stallings NC—Homes for Sale and Neighborhood Profile Click here for an update to the 2010 real estate market in Hunley Creek. Affordable homes, a convenient location near shopping and I-485, and community amenities make Hunley Creek in Stallings NC a great place to live. The neighborhood is located in the Stevens Mill area of northern Stallings near the intersection of Lawyers Road and Stevens Mill Road. The Stevens Mill Crossing shopping center is just minutes from Hunley Creek. Neighborhood residents can walk to the center where there is a grocery store, several restaurants and other service businesses. An (0 comments)
Christmas in Charlotte NC Small Towns - 12/23/09 08:41 AM
Christmas in Charlotte NC Small Towns Would you like to find a quaint, old-fashioned setting to celebrate Christmas? You don’t have to travel far from Charlotte NC to find small, family-oriented holiday festivities. Just stop by area small towns such as Matthews, Mint Hill and Lake Park. This is a photo blog of Christmas in these small towns. Enjoy the holidays! Christmas in Matthews NC Matthews NC has the most extensive festivities. The holidays start in early December with a street festival, a tree lighting ceremony with entertainment and the arrival of Santa. Downtown businesses also sponsor a candlelight holiday stroll (2 comments)
What Charlotte NC Home Sellers Can Learn from the 2009 NAR Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers - 12/16/09 10:59 AM
What Charlotte NC Home Sellers Can Learn from the 2009 NAR Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers If you are considering selling your Charlotte NC home, you should be interested in the results of the annual survey conducted by the National Association of Realtors (NAR). NAR surveys home buyers and home sellers every year to gather information about the demographics, housing characteristics and the experience of consumers in the housing market. In July 2009, NAR mailed an eight page questionnaire to consumers across the country. Of responses received, 7.9 percent came from the Charlotte NC area. The statistics that follow are (0 comments)
Fairfield Plantation in Stallings NC--Homes for Sale and Neighborhood Profile - 12/15/09 11:50 AM
Fairfield Plantation in Stallings NC—Homes for Sale and Neighborhood Profile Affordable homes, a convenient location near shopping and I-485, and communities amenities make Fairfield Plantation in Stallings NC a great place to live. The neighborhood is located in the Stevens Mill area of northern Stallings near the intersection of Lawyers Road and Stevens Mill Road. The Stevens Mill Crossing shopping center is adjacent to Fairfield Plantation. Neighborhood residents can walk to the center where there is a grocery store, several restaurants and other service businesses. An I-485 interchange is within a mile of the neighborhood creating easy access to Charlotte NC (0 comments)
Charlotte NC Ranks Well on Housing/Economic Recovery Lists - 12/14/09 09:47 AM
Charlotte NC Ranks Well on Housing/Economic Recovery Lists Charlotte NC was the golden child of the Carolinas during the 1990s and the boom years after 2000. Plentiful jobs, reasonable housing prices, low taxes and great weather lead to high growth and prosperity for the Queen City. The economic slowdown came late to Charlotte but the financial meltdown in the fall of 2008 brought the national economic crisis home. Have the financial meltdown and the resulting Great Recession knocked Charlotte NC off its golden perch? Perhaps not. Forbes Magazine recently published three articles that ranked American cities in terms of their prospects (0 comments)
Highgate in Weddington NC--Homes for Sale and Neighborhood Profile - 12/07/09 11:10 AM
Highgate in Weddington NC—Homes for Sale and Neighborhood Profile Click here for an update on the Highgate real estate market in 2010 and in 2011. Drive through the stone gates at Providence Road and Hemby Road to discover a tree-lined drive and beautiful custom homes on estate-size wooded lots. You’ve entered Highgate, one of the prettiest luxury home communities in Weddington NC. Rich exteriors of stone, stucco and brick and lush landscaping add appeal to these home in their lovely wooded settings. Interiors of Highgate homes offer upscale appointments appropriate to the luxury home market. Construction in Highgate began in 2003 and (0 comments)
Union County NC Relocation--Population of Area Small Towns - 12/06/09 02:14 PM
Union County NC Relocation—Population of Area Small Towns How large or small are the towns in Union County? This is one of the first questions I am asked by people considering a Union County NC relocation. Many newcomers to the area choose Union County because they are looking for small town living that has convenient access to Charlotte’s workplaces and amenities. When I was asked this question again recently, I decided that it was time for me to look up the most recent population estimates for Union County’s small towns. The table below shows the U.S. Census Bureau’s estimates for 2008. (0 comments)
Stallings NC Homes for Sale--8105 Castlemaine Drive in Buckingham - 12/03/09 06:09 PM
Stallings NC Homes for Sale--8105 Castlemaine Drive in Buckingham Discover this stunning ranch home located in the quiet neighborhood of Buckingham in the very convenient Stevens Mill area. Shopping, restaurants, two golf courses and an I-485 interchange are just 5 minutes from this home. Buckingham is located in the northern part of Stallings NC. A step through the front door reveals an open floorplan where cathedral ceilings and sunny windows create a bright spacious feel. A gas log fireplace with pretty mantel and TV niche above is a focal point of the great room. Find plenty of wall space in the dining room for several pieces (0 comments)
Buckingham in Stallings NC--Homes for Sale and Neighborhood Profile - 12/03/09 04:31 PM
Buckingham in Stallings NC—Homes for Sale and Neighborhood Profile Buckingham in Stallings NC is a small quiet neighborhood in an area called Stevens Mill. Located off Lawyers Road just five minutes from an I-485 interchange, Buckingham has convenient access to community shopping at nearby Stevens Mill Crossing where there is a Harris Teeter grocery store, a gas station, a coffee shop and a variety of restaurants. Buckingham is a neighborhood of moderately priced homes in an area of more expensive neighborhoods. It lies adjacent to the Emerald Lake Country Club golf course and neighborhood. Walking trails wind through Buckingham ending at (0 comments)
Information about real estate, schools, and living in the southern part of the Charlotte NC region, including Union County NC, Matthews NC, Mint Hill NC, Indian Trail NC, Weddington NC, Marvin NC, Stalllings NC, Monroe NC, Lake Park NC, Fort Mill SC, Indian Land SC, Tega Cay
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