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charlotte: Fort Mill SC, Homes for Sale in Belair at Carolina Lakes - 03/17/10 10:40 AM
Belair at Carolina Lakes is a wonderful Pulte home community located in Fort Mill, SC just minutes from Sun City Carolina Lakes on Hwy 521. This family oriented neighborhood is close enough to take advantage of the shopping and amenities of Ballantyne, but far enough to provide a quiet refuge from the metropolitan area of Charlotte. The beautiful homes in Belair at Carolina Lakes are situated on one-quarter to one-third acre lots on winding streets with tree lined sidewalks. This subdivision is tastefully designed to take advantage of the local surroundings and topography including designated wetlands areas. Belair is quickly (0 comments)
charlotte: Charlotte NC Homes for Sale in Barclay Downs Neighborhood - 03/11/10 10:46 AM
Barclay Downs is an established neighborhood of over 400 homes located literally right next door to SouthPark Mall, considered by many to be the premier mall in the Carolina area. The neighborhood lies in an area bordered by Park Road to the west, Runnymede to the north, Sharon Road to the east, and Fairview Road to the south. Barclay Downs Road runs north/south from Runnymede to Fairview Road and dissects the neighborhood providing excellent access from both directions. The subdivision was developed in the late 50’s to early 60’s and features all brick traditional style homes which are typical (0 comments)
charlotte: Heritage Green, Cornelius NC Homes for Sale - 03/08/10 07:36 AM
Heritage Green is a great subdivision for first time home buyers featuring uniquely styled traditional single family homes. It is conveniently located on Old Statesville Road (Highway 115) in Cornelius just north of Sam Furr Road exit 25 on I-77. This is considered an ideal location due to the proximity to the towns of Cornelius, Huntersville, and Davidson, as well as the ease of getting around via I-77. At Heritage Green, you are close to every amenity imaginable including a huge shopping complex at Sam Furr Road and Statesville Road (Hwy 21) just a mile or two away. Birkdale Village (0 comments)
charlotte: Park Crossing, South Charlotte NC Homes for Sale - 03/03/10 07:34 AM
The Park Crossing neighborhood is ideally located near the intersection of Park Road and Johnston Road in South Charlotte. Interstate 485 and Highway 51 (Pineville-Matthews Road) are just behind the community and are waiting to take you anywhere you want to go. The community was developed in the mid 1980's and it still is highly popular due to its meandering, tree lined streets and its location, which is close to schools and shopping. In addition to being close to local public schools, Carolinas Medical Center - Pineville is right around the corner, as well as, every medical specialty in the (0 comments)
charlotte: First Time Home Buyer Communities, NE Charlotte, Homes for Sale - 02/26/10 09:00 AM
Charlotte has some great communities in the northeast part of the city, which are close to the University area, I-485, and the Speedway. These neighborhoods offer easy access to any part of town you would wish to go and provide great affordability, a quality environment and desirable amenities. Here are just a few.KINGSTREEKingstree is located just minutes from I-485 next to the Charles T. Meyers public golf course. This 1,300-home master plan community sits beautifully on 300 acres in the northeast area of Charlotte. There are 2 entrances to the community, one on Robinson Church Road and one on Harrisburg Road, (0 comments)
charlotte: Charlotte NC Homes for Sale in Providence Hills - 02/24/10 02:46 PM
Providence Hills, a highly popular south Charlotte subdivision noted for its exception community life is located at McKee and Pleasant Plains Roads. This is a family-oriented neighborhood with large, beautiful homes, spacious lots, and mature landscaping. The physical address of the community is Matthews and the location makes it convenient to the many shopping options that are in this area of the city. The Providence Hills community clubhouse features a large multipurpose room with a gas log fireplace and big-screen TV, recreational area, and full kitchen. Other neighborhood amenities include swimming pool, baby pool, lighted tennis courts, newly installed playground, (0 comments)
charlotte: Top 10 Cities to Buy a Home Right Now - 02/19/10 03:16 PM
Forbes magazine recently released their 10 best cities in which to buy a home right now. To determine what cities are smart buys, Forbes computed the premium of home ownership and where economists predict that home prices will go up the most over the next five years.
The premium of home ownership is the difference between what you would spend to rent and what you would pay for a mortgage. This is important because in the long run, you could save in a huge way by purchasing a home now, particularly while the home buyer tax credit is still (1 comments)
charlotte: Fort Mill SC Homes for Sale in Legacy Park - 02/18/10 02:12 PM
Legacy Park is a very affordable swim and tennis community located just across the South Carolina border in the Fort Mill area of Lancaster County. The neighborhood was developed with a focus on affordable living while still retaining access to Charlotte area jobs and amenities. Local shopping venues are sprouting up rapidly in this area of Fort Mill - a brand new Lowe's has already opened and a Super Walmart is under construction further up Highway 521 toward the Ballantyne area, which is only a few miles away. At Legacy Park, your expectations have been exceeded with a wide array of (0 comments)
charlotte: Time to Cash In On The Tax Credit - 02/15/10 07:17 AM
Last November, the Homebuyer Tax Credit was extended giving first time home buyers a tax rebate of $8,000 and $6,500 for qualified buyers who already own their home. The tax credit applies to homes purchased before April 30, 2010 and to homes under contract by April 30, 2010 which will close by June 30, 2010. Stop for a moment to consider the fact that it might take several weeks to choose the right home, it will take adequate time to negotiate the right price and terms, and another 30 days or so to process your mortgage loan. You’re looking (0 comments)
charlotte: Charlotte, NC Market Report for January - 02/10/10 03:07 PM
Listed below is the residential real estate market summary for the Charlotte area for the period January 6, 2010 through February 5, 2010: Sold: 1,364; avg. LP $229,214; avg. SP $200,592; %LP/SP 87.51% New Listings: 5,571; avg. price $276,787 Under Contract: 1,833; avg. price $218,182 Withdrawn: 1,548; avg. price $321,976 Expired Listings: 1,303 ; avg. price $306,539 Active Listings: 23,225; avg. price $296,826 The number of closed residential transactions fell 10.7% in January compared to December, but increased 8.4% over that for January a year ago. Contracts written for the month increased a surprising 25% over prior month, indicating (0 comments)
charlotte: Charlotte NC Homes for Sale in Thornhill - 02/09/10 09:52 AM
The swim and tennis community of Thornhill is ideally located just off Elm Road in the Ballantyne area of South Charlotte. This neighborhood of predominately transitional homes was developed in the late 1980's and still enjoys a great deal of market activity, due to a large degree to its location across the street from Stonecrest Mall and in a sought after school district. The shopping venues of Blakeney Mall and Ballantyne Village are also just a few minutes away. At the center of the community is Elmurst Park which is home to the wonderful amenities that Thornhill offers its residents. Among (0 comments)
charlotte: Highgrove, Charlotte NC Homes for Sale - 02/08/10 07:38 AM
Located in the fashionable Ballantyne area of South Charlotte, Highgrove is conveniently located to many of Charlotte's best amenities. The upscale shops and restaurants of Blakeney, Stonecrest, and Ballantyne Village are minutes away, as well as numerous public and private golf courses and the new Ballantyne YMCA. In addition, Highgrove is only a short commute to the airport and uptown Charlotte via Johnston Road and I-485. The Highgrove neighborhood features beautifully designed, luxury homes in a variety of architectural styles, including French Country, Georgian, and Victorian. Available homes for sale in Highgrove begin in the $600’s and range in size from (0 comments)
charlotte: Charlotte NC Homes for Sale in Providence Pointe - 02/06/10 10:38 AM
This unique neighborhood, located in convenient south Charlotte, offers something for everyone. A large community, Providence Pointe is located just south of Ballantyne in a country setting, close to restaurants, shopping and quick access to I-485, not to mention great schools. Nearby is Ballantyne Resort and its 18-hole, five-star championship golf course, situated on lush, landscaped terrain, masterfully designed fairways and skillfully manicured greens. Providence Pointe is also just a short drive from all of the conveniences of Ballantyne Village, as well as the new Ballantyne YMCA. Other popular shopping venues, such as Blakeney Shopping Center, and Stonecrest Mall are also (0 comments)
charlotte: Charlotte NC Homes for Sale in Blakeney Heath - 02/05/10 02:35 PM
Blakeney Heath is a beautiful neighborhood community of 225 homes located near the intersection of Ardrey Kell and Rea Roads in the Ballantyne area of southernmost Mecklenburg County. The subdivision is part of what was once known as the James A. Blakeney Farm, an historic landmark which existed for roughly a century beginning in the late 1800’s. This wonderful community offers homeowners the feel of living in a rural area right in the heart of South Charlotte. Blakeney Heath is located near award winning schools that have become a hallmark of living in this area of the city. Blakeney Heath is (0 comments)
charlotte: Fort Mill Named Fastest Growing City in SC - 02/05/10 07:40 AM
Fort Mill was recently named by Business Week magazine as the fastest growing city in South Carolina. It is little wonder, with companies such as Continental Tire and music distributor Muzak headquartered there. The cities of Rock Hill and Charlotte are nearby which accents the growth of the area. Fort Mill has long been considered one of the fastest growing parts of the Charlotte Metro Area. It is also home to the Charlotte Knights AAA baseball team, their stadium – Knights Castle, and the Anne Close Springs Greenway which extends along Sugar Creek in the outskirts of the town of (0 comments)
charlotte: Charlotte, NC Homes for Sale in Highland Creek Golf Community - 02/04/10 04:48 PM
Highland Creek is one of Charlotte, North Carolina’s premier golf communities. It offers a convenient location, state-of-the-art facilities, excellent real estate, well designed homes and gorgeous landscaping to its residents. Highland Creek is a master planned community nestled in the heart of the thriving University City area north of Charlotte. The community is larger than some U.S. cities and covers almost 2000 acres. Highland Creek is actually a grouping of villages, each of which caters to certain tastes and price ranges. These villages have their own entrances, promoting a strong sense of community among neighbors. Villages are linked by an extensive (0 comments)
charlotte: Matthews NC Homes for Sale in Emerald Lake Golf Community - 02/02/10 02:47 PM
Emerald Lake is wonderful golf community with custom homes built in the late 1900’s and early 2000. The neighborhood is conveniently located in Union County, and is easily accessible from I-485 along Lawyers Road. Emerald Lake is approximately 30 minutes from Charlotte/Douglas Airport and only 25 minutes from Uptown Charlotte. The neighborhood amenities include a swimming pool, playground, lake, and, of course, Emerald Lake Golf Club. After thirteen years in the Charlotte area, Emerald Lake Golf Club remains one of the city’s premiere courses. It is known best for its impeccable greens, and regardless of the season, you can count on (0 comments)
charlotte: Charlotte NC Homes for Sale in Berewick - 02/02/10 07:30 AM
Land settled by the Scottish settlers in the late 1700s is now home to the magnificent master-planned community of Berewick in southwest Mecklenburg County. Incorporating residential, retail, and a corporate office park, Berewick creates the setting for all ages. The centerpiece of the community is Berewick Manor, a 5,200 square foot activities center on six acres complete with Playground, Pond, Pool, Recreation Area, and Walking Trails. The Berewick Manor clubhouse is just part of the Lifestyle/Amenities package that gives homeowners added value with their new home purchase. Berewick has close proximity to both Uptown Charlotte and Charlotte Douglas International Airport. Also, (0 comments)
charlotte: Matthews NC Homes for Sale in Shannamara - 02/01/10 09:23 AM
Shannamara is a large neighborhood of approximately 700 homes located off of the Lawyers Rd exit of I-485 in Matthews. The housing component of the development is part of the Divide Golf Club and is a beautiful, well maintained community. The neighborhood has been around for over ten years and is loaded with amenities and fun family activities. The neighborhood lies just across the county line in Union County, but a small part of the neighborhood bordering I-485 lies within Mecklenburg County. The legal address for the neighborhood is Matthews. The Divide Golf Course is one of the finest golf course (1 comments)
charlotte: Blackstone, Matthews NC Homes for Sale - 02/01/10 08:16 AM
Blackstone is a gorgeous neighborhood located in the highly popular and growing Wesley Chapel area of Union County. The Blackstone community is approximately 22 miles from uptown Charlotte and down the road from the Optimist Sports Facility. The neighborhood provides the quiet country solitude that is indicative of living in Union County where you’ll find beautiful houses, excellent schools, and low taxes. Amenities to be found in Blackstone are swimming pool, clubhouse, tennis courts and walking trails. The community is close to shopping amenities, as well as the Wesley Chapel town center. Harris Teeter, Target, Walgreens, Blockbuster are the shops (0 comments)
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