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waxhaw nc real estate: A Simple Mineral can help Sell Your Home? - 04/28/13 12:50 PM
Can A Simple Mineral Sell Your Home? Though times and tastes have changed in what can help sell a piece of real estate, one of the current hot items is granite countertops. These countertops give your home a modern, updated feel and will often speak volumes to an interested buyer that you have put time and effort into updating your home. This, more than many other things you can do to a property, can increase a potential buyer's likelihood to purchase your piece of real estate. Though updating and renovating your home may not make sense in a hot seller's market, (4 comments)
What are you doing to make sure you have a strong 4th quarter? NOW is the time to amp it up a bit so you can coast a little over the holidays. Perhaps, partnering with your grocery store for free pumpkin certificates would be a good idea and then deliver or send to your database!
Here are a few things you can do now to help your last quarter:
Choose the 3 highest payoff actions you can take and do it! Create a plan for your connecting with clients in the next 3 months. Plan a client appreciation (4 comments)
waxhaw nc real estate: Email Marketing Tips to Know! - 08/23/11 01:57 PM
Email isn’t any less personal than any other form of communication. It may feel that way because, unlike a telephone or a face-to-face meeting, there isn’t any direct and immediate feedback. But your inbox is your inbox. Which means, you don’t want to spend your time sifting through hundreds of unsolicited and incomprehensible messages any more than anyone else.Which brings us to email marketing. Having a successful email-marketing campaign means putting yourself in your contact list’s shoes. If you were on the other end of the send button, would you be interested in what you are sending out? If not, it’s (0 comments)
waxhaw nc real estate: Home Maintenance Tip - Tips to Save Energy Today Easy low-cost and no-cost ways to save energy: - 08/17/11 11:10 AM
Install a programmable thermostat to keep your house comfortably warm in the winter and comfortably cool in the summer. Use compact fluorescent light bulbs with the ENERGY STAR® label. Air-dry dishes instead of using your dishwasher's drying cycle. Turn off your computer and monitor when not in use. Plug home electronics, such as TVs and DVD players, into power strips; turn the power strips off when the equipment is not in use (TVs and DVD players in standby mode still use several watts of power). Lower the thermostat on your water heater to 120°F. Take short showers instead of baths. Wash (1 comments)
According to the recent investor survey, “In the next two years, real estate investors are expected to outnumber traditional homebuyers in their local markets by three to one, and 56.5 percent plan to put their investments to work as rental properties.” Local markets with universities or colleges can be an attractive option for many local real estate investors. Housing demand in college towns is generally high and vacancy rates are usually low. Combine the supply and demand ratio with rising admissions and the five percent rise in rental rates expected by the end of the year, and rental property (0 comments)
waxhaw nc real estate: Charlotte Area Residential real estate statistics for May 2011 - 06/13/11 09:41 PM
The number of closings for May 2011 (2,194) decreased 11.5 percent compared to May 2010 when closings totaled 2,480. Compared to April 2011 (1,882), closings were up 16.6 percent. The average sales price for May 2011 ($208,999) was up slightly, 0.6 percent, compared to May 2010 ($207,711), and was up 2.7 percent compared to the April 2011 average sales price ($203,480). The median sales price in May 2011 ($151,995) was down 3.2 percent, compared to the May 2010 median sales price of $157,000, and was down 0.7 percent compared to the April 2011 median sales price of $153,000.
The average (0 comments)
waxhaw nc real estate: DL Morton Realty, Inc. Opens New Office in Waxhaw, North Carolina - 05/24/11 09:04 PM
DL Morton Realty, Inc. Opens New Office in Waxhaw, North Carolina DL Morton Realty, Inc opens new office in Waxhaw, NC to better serve its Union County Clients. Waxhaw, NC, May 24, 2011 --(PR.com)-- Looking to recreate its Charlotte. NC success in Waxhaw, four year old realty firm DL Morton Realty, Inc. is expanding its presence in Waxhaw, with new offices to open and more agent hires. The firm's growth strategy is to integrate other smaller brokerages into its company along with individual recruitment of experienced agents to add to the team.To accommodate a growing operation, the firm has leased office (2 comments)
waxhaw nc real estate: New Home Construction 101 - 01/06/11 09:04 AM
New Home Construction 101: Stages of New Home Construction Building a house is one of the most exciting and stressful experiences most of us have in a lifetime. By familiarizing yourself with the five major phases to the process, you can better anticipate what the experience will be like and what you need to look out for. Before you begin Make sure you have a Real Estate Agent or lawyer look over your contract with the builder and assign dates to each stage with clear language about who will pay for added costs due to delays. Your builder will no doubt (0 comments)
waxhaw nc real estate: So Your Buying a Home? Here are a Few Thing to Look for Before You Decide - 12/13/10 10:01 PM
There are all kinds of things you will want to consider when buying the real estate that your family will call home. The problem is that far too many get caught up in the small or cosmetic details of the purchase and search that they forget the primary needs of the family in the process. Keep the following things in mind when considering real estate purchases and you are much more likely to be happy with your decision a few years down the road. 1) Size. When it comes to real estate size really does matter. The problem is that it (0 comments)
waxhaw nc real estate: Moving To Charlotte? Just moved here? Well, bless your heart - 12/01/10 10:07 PM
If you've come to Charlotte from outside the South, you're looking at more than just a change of address, my friend. You're potentially looking at a new way of life. Of course, there are lots of places here where you can't swing a snake without hitting someone from New Jersey, Ohio or California, and many neighborhoods feel about as Southern as a snowmobile trail. But just a few exits down the interstate in any direction, and you'll quickly realize you're a long ways from home. The kudzu will be the first clue. The roadside stand selling boiled peanuts will be your (0 comments)
waxhaw nc real estate: Is Real Estate Investing for You? - 11/29/10 07:58 PM
There are all types of investments in this day and age. One of the most often touted for creating millionaires around the world however is real estate investing. Even in the field of real estate there are several different investment styles. Each style involves varying degrees of risk on behalf of the investor. If careful consideration is taken there is a type of real estate investment that is best for most people though there are some that real estate will never be a good investment for.Those who are simply not cut out for real estate investing are those who love to (3 comments)
waxhaw nc real estate: Buying a Pre Foreclosures - 11/16/10 01:14 PM
Pre foreclosures are known as properties that have reached the final stages before they get repossessed or taken back by the lender or bank. The owner is still in complete control of the property or home, although the bank or lender will repossess the home if the owner doesn’t attempt to rectify the situation. Normally, if the owner makes things right with payment, the pre foreclosure will settle and things will go back to normal. When buying real estate, there are several benefits to pre foreclosures. Although there are several ways that you can buy a home, pre foreclosure is one (1 comments)
waxhaw nc real estate: Deed In Lieu Of Foreclosure - 11/04/10 09:47 AM
Definition of Deed in Lieu of Foreclosure and why you would want it.Q. Can you provide the definition of a deed in lieu of foreclosure?A. In technical terms, you exchange the ownership interest in your home, represented by a deed, back to the secured lien holder for consideration of avoiding mortgage foreclosure and in some cases forgiveness of a mortgage deficiency.Q. Great, now can you give me the definition of a deed in lieu of foreclosure using words I can understand?A. You give the bank the keys to your home and you walk away, they agree not to hold a foreclosure (2 comments)
waxhaw nc real estate: Are You Ready For A Home? I've got Home $0 Down and 100% Financing! - 10/18/10 07:18 PM
Have you spent years renting homes or apartments and have grown tired of paying all that rent money to someone else? If so, then it might be your time to consider purchasing a home, and keeping that cash for yourself. However, you do need to ensure that you are prepared on more than one level before jumping into the equity market. There are many financial considerations to make note of before you start looking for a home. But, if you can arrange your finances into a sensible plan and secure a mortgage then this can ultimately be the most rewarding purchase (0 comments)
Now that the baseball championships are upon us, I thought you would enjoy some advice I've gleaned from two quotes of an outstanding 1897 baseball player.
‘Wee’ Willie Keeler is one of the smallest men to ever play Major League baseball. At 5'4" and only 140 pounds, he was a fascinating player. He perfected the ‘Baltimore chop’, where he would hit the ball hard into the ground just in front of the plate. The ball would hop so high that he would be on first base before it came back to earth!
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