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"From nostalgic patriotic parades to community festivals with firework displays to myriad planned and spontaneous raft- up (boat) parties on Lake Norman, there truly is something for everyone here in the greater Lake Norman area this 4th of July. Get out of your home, save gas and have a great time!" I wrote this exactly one year ago and it is still just as true this year. So, here is the run down on Lake Norman's 4th of July festivities 2009:
Saturday, June 27th at 11:00am the Annual Iredell County Independence Day Parade will be held once again on a 3-mile (3 comments)
Yesterday I was showing some townhouses to an out-of-state buyer. We went to one significant development of brand new brownstones where the agent at the model was to give us a tour. Part way through the first townhouse the gentleman/agent started to explain some options that he would offer at no cost. Surprised, I asked him if he was the builder/developer for this rather expansive urban village. He said yes. Now I admit when the housing market was good I tended to dislike most of our builders because they were so arrogant...if my clients didn't like it then someone else would...take (15 comments)
Lake Norman has come to life in the past month; the water is warm, school is out and the boats, jet skis and water sports of all kinds are going on throughout the lake! I am now having a continual flow of out-of-state buyers, especially from the Midwest and Northeast, coming to see our waterfront homes for sale. Of course, the million dollar question is: Is this a good time to buy a waterfront home? During the past two years, the overall Lake Norman real estate market has slowed significantly. The only price ranges that have good activity are those (3 comments)
I must admit I have been exceptionally busy these past several months which had increased my curiosity about our current home sales numbers. Above is a chart with today's "Hot Sheet" numbers from the Charlotte Regional Multiple Listing Service for single family homes in all of Lake Norman (Area 13). These numbers represent a snapshot of the past two weeks activity. As always, I have included the prior 6 months so that you can put these numbers into perspective. Here are some highlights: New listings (24 comments)
It has been a while since I have written any news related to our greater Lake Norman developments because, quite frankly, most of the exciting projects I have written about have been stalled for the past year due to the national economic downturn. However, some large and small developments are moving forward. Here is an update on these: Four Points Sheraton: Construction is expected to begin very soon at Exit 28. The Four Points Sheraton is expected to have about 2,200 square feet of meeting space. Langtree at the Lake: While delayed for about a year, Langtree at the Lake (8 comments)
I have a question for any or all of you Google Alerts experts! I currently have three Google Alerts: Lake Norman Real Estate Mooresville Real Estate Diane Aurit If one searches Lake Norman Real Estate my blog comes up #1 and has for quite some time. Recently, when I write a post instead of it falling under my Lake Norman Real Estate Google Alert, it falls under my Diane Aurit Google Alert. Then, a day later when I post it to my AR blog I get a Lake Norman Google Alert with the same post. I'm wondering if Google Alerts chooses the (14 comments)
If you drive north along Perth Rd. on a regular basis you may have noticed the quiet evolution of a garden center and nursery on the right just before you get to Fern Hill. Unless you have taken the time to stop inside and talk with local owner Robbi Grayson, what you won't know is just how special Lake Norman Gardens is now and how very exciting it is going to be very soon! What started as a lawn and garden center focused on "bulk products", according to Robbi, has evolved into "Perth Road Community's one (5 comments)
Lake Norman May 20009 Sales Analysis - 06/02/09 08:15 AM
Whether you are a potential home buyer considering the greater Lake Norman area or a Lake Norman homeowner trying to determine the best time to sell, it has never been more important to be informed in every possible way about our local Lake Norman real estate market. The housing market was in the news throughout the country with so many different perspectives and interpretations. Our Lake Norman housing market continues to change rapidly. What was true even a month ago may not be true today. That said, here is the summary of Lake Norman single family home sales and statistics for this (4 comments)
One day last summer while taking some clients out on Lake Norman we happened by this wonderful rock formation. Obviously, I was not the first person to see the image of a creature as someone had carefully painted in the eye. It looks to me like it is having a fresh green bush for lunch! I thought it would be fun to choose this for my June Lake Norman calendar instead of highlighting one of the many sports or fun activities that are in full force by June. To make this your desktop calendar, go to my Lake Norman (6 comments)
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