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Lake and Town Realty will pay your last month's rent when you purchase a home using one of our Realtors. To qualify, simply use one of our Buyer's Agents to help you purchase your new home. credit at closing equal to your last month's rent or 1% of the purchase price, whichever is less. If you already have Realtor representing you, this program will not apply to you. Feel free to email, call, text your agent or call the office for more details on Rent Now and Purchase Later Program. Thank (0 comments)
Lake Norman Waterfront Homes 20% to 30% below list prices. - Lake Norman Real Estate - 06/29/10 04:34 PM
Lake Norman Waterfront Homes Sell for more than 10% and sometimes 30% off List Price. After completing a Market Report for Waterfront Lake Norman Homes homes that have sold since 5/1/2010 have on average sold at 80 to 90% of asking price. These are homes that are averaging around a million dollars or more. One property listed at 1.5 million sold for 1.2 million. Another sold for 930k and was listed for 1.1 million. And yet another luxury home listed at 3.4 sold for 2.8 almost 20% below asking. With the inventory of luxury waterfront homes being so great I do not see any (0 comments)
New Sailing Club on Lake Norman - NC Community Sailing and Rowing - 06/28/10 04:34 PM
Sailing on Lake Norman - NC Community Sailing and Rowing Club. Thanks to a young man from Augusta GA by the name of Will Paschal Lake Norman now has an official club that teaches young man and woman the art of sailing. He joined the sailing and rowing center, part of Mecklenburg Park and Recreation in late winter. He not only teaches young sailors but also coordinates a large group of talented volunteers who do everything from woodworking to teaching. The youngest student is 11 and there is no upper limit on age.
The classes are open to the public, and (0 comments)
A New Vision for Historic Downtown Huntersville, NC - Huntersville NC Real Estate - 06/27/10 01:59 PM
A new vision for downtown Huntersville, NC is becoming a reality with new commerce starting to emerge. I am echoing the words from a recent article I read about how downtownHuntersville, NC will become a thriving, mixed-use town center with varied housing types, retailers, restaurants, offices and recreational and other public offerings. Roads will be well-connected. Building design will be of the highest architectural quality. Attractive lighting, street trees and signage will grace the area, and people will have several convenient ways to get around, such as trains, buses and walking. That's all part of the vision for the downtown (2 comments)
The World's Largest Plane Lands in Charlotte Douglas Airport. - 06/25/10 02:12 PM
The World's Largest Plane lands in Charlotte Douglas Airport. I did not get a chance to get to the airport but many onlookers crowded the airport overlook to get a glimpse of the world's largest plane. The world's largest fixed-wing cargo plane, an Antonov An-225 landed at Charlotte-Douglas airport delivers power plant parts from Thailand for repair by Siemens Energy of Charlotte. Just by viewing the pictures from the local newspaper it had to be a spectacular site to see this size of an airplane fly overhead. Pictures speak a thousand words.
Lake Norman Waterfront Dining - Waterfront Restaurants on Lake Norman NC - 06/24/10 03:06 PM
For people who are looking for Wasterfront Dining on Lake Norman here is a list of restaurants located on the lake. All of these can be accessed by boat. Do not miss Tuesday nights at Midtown Sundries for Wing Night and Drink Specials! B.J. Duck's Lakeside Deli 1459 River Highway, Mooresville, NCQueens Landing, Exit 36 I-77 Turn Left, 4.5 Miles on Left704-662-9048 ______________________________________________________ Blue Parrot169 Pinnacle Lane, Mooresville, NCExit 36 I-77 Turn Left onto 150, 10 Miles on Right704-663-5252 ______________________________________________________ Catawba Queen & Catawba Belle1459 River Highway, Mooresville, NCQueens Landing, Exit 36 I-77 Turn Left, 4.5 Miles on Left(Paddle-Wheeler Luncheon & Dinner (0 comments)
Huntersville NC Custom Built Home for Sale on 1 Acre - Huntersville Real Estate - 06/23/10 12:25 PM
Huntersville NC Custom Built Home for Sale on 1 Acre - Huntersville NC Real Estate. This is a rare find in the town of Huntersville NC. This beautiful custom built home is located at 7219 Gilead Road, Huntersville, NC 28078. It is a 3 bedroom plus a Bonus Room with over 2600+ square feet. There is extensive crown molding, hardwoods throughout the downstairs, upgraded kitchen appliances, custom paint, security system, and screened in porch. The entire yard is fenced-in with maintenance free composite fencing and an electric entrance gate for additional security. The yard is also equipped with irrigation and landscape lighting (0 comments)
New Construction Homes for Sale in the Lake Norman NC region - Lake Norman Real Estate - 06/20/10 05:04 PM
New Construction Homes for Sale in the Lake Norman NC Region. Lake Norman region of Charlotte has a number of new construction homes for sale. Whether you are looking for ranch, 2 story, waterfront or waterview there is a lot of inventory to choose from. I have broken done a list by price points: Lake Norman New Construction: 200k - 300k Homes for Sale 300k-400k Homes for Sale 400k-500k Homes for Sale 500k to 1 Million Homes for Sale 1 Million Plus Homes for Sale !Mike CarpinoMike@LakeAndTown.com704-301-9264
Lake Norman, NC region to get Miniature Golf! - 06/20/10 09:43 AM
Lake Norman, NC region to get it's first Miniature Golf course. For years my partner and I have said "Why isn't there a Mini golf course in the Lake Norman area?" Having 7 yr old triplet boys I would have to drive into Concord, which is 30 minutes away, to play. Well, I just got word that our thoughts are finally coming to fruition. A family from Wisconsin who moved to area backk in 2007 felt the area lacked some family entertainment. In March of 2009 the whole process began for Lake Norman Miniature Golf and if all things go to plan will open (0 comments)
Hotels in Huntersville, NC - Exit 25 has it covered. - 06/15/10 01:34 PM
If you are traveling to the Huntersville/Lake Norman region of Charlotte exit 25 off of I-77 has everything you need. It is a great place stay since you are very close to shopping, restaurants and Lake Norman. Of course there are a number of quality hotels that are within a couple of miles from one another. It gives you many options since all our tastes for hotels are very different. Just ask my wife. It is even hard to get her to stay in a 5 star hotel. Click here to view Huntersville Hotels. !Mike CarpinoMike@LakeAndTown.com704-301-9264
"Lake Norman Tour Guides Open for Business" - Lake Norman, NC Real Estate - 06/15/10 01:14 PM
"Lake Norman Tour Guides Open for Business" - View any Lake Norman area home for FREE! OK, it's time to get a little creative.. I mean I have a lot of experience of driving people around and showing them all the cool place like Birkdale Village, Midtown Sundries on the Lake, and of course some beautiful Waterfront Homes on Lake Norman. I got the idea from an old Seinfeld episode "The Peterman Reality Bus Tour" that Kramer started. Why not hop in my Toyota 4-runner while in town visiting and get a FREE tour. It will save you time and gas money to get (0 comments)
Charlotte Symphony Concert Series 2010 - Energy Explorium June 25th - 06/14/10 08:47 AM
Charlotte Symphony Concert Series 2010 will perform at the Energy Explorium June 25th. McGuire Nuclear Station will host the Charlotte Symphony for a free concert on the lawn of the EnergyExplorium. Everyone is invited. Concert-goers may pack a picnic and bring blankets or lawn chairs to enjoy the show. Boaters may anchor in the EnergyExplorium's cove at the southern tip of Lake Norman. The East Lincoln High School's Band Booster Club will sell snacks and drinks.
The symphony will perform its "Music for Lovers" program of orchestral favorites including the Wedding March from "A Midsummer Night's Dream" and (0 comments)
Centennial Homes for Sale Huntersville NC - Centennial Home Values - 06/12/10 02:13 PM
Centennial Homes for sale in Huntersville, NC. Also find out home values in the Centennial Subdivision for FREE. Located in the desirable Huntersville area, Centennial is just a short walk to the historic downtown district. The community is near many amenities and features many inside the neighborhood as well. A club house, pool, open green and soccer fields can all be found. This unique community offers charm and distinction of long ago.Community Features: ClubHouse/Concierge, Pool, Nature Trails, Recreation Area.
Bryton Development Update 2010 - Huntersville NC Residential and Commercial Real Estate - 06/10/10 09:24 AM
Bryton Development is starting to take shape, but may run into a small "snag". The Town of Huntersville voted this past Monday and I am still waiting on a phone call to see how it turned out. (call or email me for update) As part of its approval for Bryton, AAC must widen the east side of 115 between the current roadway and the railroad tracks. The Dellingers, who someday hope to develop their land as well, have been reluctant to set a price, reportedly because they are not sure themselves how much the frontage is worth relative to development potential of their (1 comments)
Top 10 Boating States - #4 North Carolina - Hot Spot : Lake Norman - 06/09/10 09:13 PM
Top 10 Boating States - #4 North Carolina - Hot Spot being Lake Norman. Hot off the presses. It just came across my computer just minutes ago. National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) announced the top ten boating states based on anuual sales. Here is a recent article by ESPN: Summer is here, and millions of Americans are looking for ways to escape with loved ones without traveling too far or spending too much. The U.S. recreational boating industry's trade association, the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA), today announced the 2009 top ten boating states based on annual sales. In conjunction, Discover (0 comments)
ALOQA - Great Free App for your Android Phone System. OK, maybe some of you are probably saying that this is old news and that you already have it. I did not check past posts to see if someone recommended this application. However, for those of us who are a little behind on all this technology stuff this is a must have on your smartphone. Here is a brief description: Aloqa is based on a simple belief: It is hard to "search" on your mobile phone. When you are on the go, you shouldn't have to constantly keep using your (0 comments)
Great Weekend Event in Charlotte - Taste of Charlotte June 11th-13th - 06/07/10 08:58 AM
Great Weekend Event in Charlotte, NC - Taste of Charlotte June 11th - 13th. If you are looking for a something to do this weekend and live near Charlotte, NC head to Uptown Charlotte and attend Taste of Charlotte. The 12th annual Taste of Charlotte takes place on Tryon Street between MLK Boulevard and 6th Street from Friday, June 11th to Sunday, June 13th. It goes on Friday and Saturday from 11am to 11pm and on Sunday from 11am to 6pm. It's free to attend and there's lots going on to entertain you. You'll want to samples of food from some (0 comments)
Good Sign for Huntersville, NC Real Estate - Beckett and Gilead Ridge start buidling again! - 06/06/10 01:38 PM
Beckett and Gilead Ridge start building new homes again in Huntersville, NC. As I was driving to water my sister-in-laws garden since she is in Florida I noticed that Shea Homes are beginning to build homes again in the Beckett subdivision just off Gilead Rd. It was a sight for sore eyes. For months now developers have stopped many of their construction on new homes. Real Estate in the Lake Norman region like all around the country became very slow. However, after driving through that neighborhood I decided to continue into the Gilead Ridge subdivision and take a look around. It happens to connect (1 comments)
Huntersville NC prepares for Powerade Soccer State Games 2010 - Richard Barry Park - 06/03/10 11:09 AM
Huntersville, NC prepares for Powerade Soccer State Games 2010 at Richard Barry Memorial Park. More than 14,000 athletes and 650+ teams are expected to compete in the 27 sports of the XXIV Powerade State Games of North Carolina. The Powerade State Games of North Carolina is the largest multi-sport festival in North Carolina and one of the largest State Games programs in the United States. Living only minutes away from the park it will be exciting to see some of the best soccer players in North Carolina play. Brand new for 2008, Barry Park is the first Huntersville park west of (0 comments)
Basement Homes for Sale Under $300k - Lake Norman and surrounding areas. - 06/01/10 11:23 AM
Basement Homes for Sale Under $300k in the Lake Norman, Huntersville, Cornelius, Mooresville and Denver areas. The Lake Norman, NC region of Charlotte is becoming a very popular destination for Northerners. Growing up in upstate NY basement homes were not only popular they were the norm. My home in upstate NY was equipped with a pool table became a very popular social place for friends and family to gather. Now it is becoming a part of the buyers criteria moving to the area.
Mike CarpinoBroker/OwnerMike@LakeAndTown.com704 301-9264
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