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Bordering on Bliss! - 11/30/08 11:12 PM
Bordering on Bliss November 28th, 2008 categories: Charlotte Lifestyle, Real Estate Grind
Do you want to make a run for the border? Is your mouth watering thinking of seeking your teeth into that delicious, meaty taco . Well. . . you're thinking of the wrong border. The border that I'm talking about is the South Carolina border and the town of Fort Mill, SC. Check out this YouTube video for a tour of Fort Mill. Fort Mill has a lot to offer so you could be bordering on bliss if you lived there.
If you still aren't sure about venturing south of border, here's an (0 comments)
Advice for Real Estate Agents-Quit NOW! - 11/25/08 07:41 AM
I know.... it's a catchy uplifting title isn't it? Seth Godin as Rhonda knows is my favorite marketing guru -- he's bald and wears weird looking chartreuse glasses too. But I think he had some pretty profound words and specifically for Realtors back in Feb 2008 after a talk he gave at the NAR convention -- he definitely thinks outside the box -- click on this link to read his blog post In part... (11 comments)
Ballantyne has Booty!? - 11/24/08 07:01 AM
Ballantyne Has Booty!? November 24th, 2008 categories: Charlotte Lifestyle, Fun for Grown Ups, Fun for Kids, Good stuff we find
Are you looking for a hidden treasure in this tough economic time? The South Charlotte community of Ballantyne has a bevy of budget-friendly and fun activities during this holiday season. The Ballantyne Village Theatre is offering a Retro Film Series during this holiday season. You can enjoy a blast from the past with "The Grinch", "It's a Wonderful Life", and "Wizard of Oz." You and your family can catch these flicks for only $5 (reserved seating) or $7 (unreserved seating). (0 comments)
Perfect Location Designer Home - 11/16/08 10:55 AM
Perfect Location Designer HomeLocation: ReavencrestExceptional home! This better than new townhouse features a bright & open floor plan. Professionally decorated w/neutral colors,dramatic foyer, great room w/fireplace,breakfast bar,dining area and lovely patio. Spacious owner suite w/vaulted ceiling,deluxe bath,garden tub,sep.shower. Designer lighting,2"blinds. One of a few 2 car garage,extra storage. Awesome location in prestige Ballantyne area. Walk to Blakeney & Stonecrest. Great amenities! Minutes from I-485. Swim & tennis Community.InformationContact Information Donna Johnston704-517-3925Contact Reply FormForward to a FriendView Other FlyersPricingPrice: $189,900.00Flexibility: NegotiableProperty Location12416 Crowley CtCharlotte, NC 28277View MapFeaturesBedrooms: 3Bathrooms: 2.5Parking Spaces: GarageYear Built: 2003Subdivision: ReavencrestAttached on: 2 SidesGarage Size: 2School District: Ardry KellSquare (0 comments)
Best STEAL in Dilworth! - 11/16/08 10:45 AM
Best STEAL in Dilworth!Location: DilworthAttention to detail really shows in this home. Hvy molding, and all rooms are “smart wired.” Gourmet kitchen with all the bells and whistles, granite counters in kitchen and all baths. Upstairs entertainment with theaters and a 50”TV! Bright with lots of room to entertain. Irrigation and security system. Large deck off rear of the house with a private large landscaped yard backing to a 2 car garage. Best house for the $$! For a virtual floorplan see www.525Atherton.comInformationContact Information Donna Johnston704-517-3925Contact Reply FormForward to a FriendView Other FlyersPricingPrice: $649,900Flexibility: NegotiableProperty Location525 Atherton StCharlotte, NC 28203View MapLinksVirtual (0 comments)
View of the 5th Fairway Ballantyne Country Club! - 11/16/08 10:42 AM
View of the 5th Fairway Ballantyne Country Club!Location: Ballantyne Country ClubThis hard coat stucco home with a stacked stone front entry has a glass front door with side lights and a graceful arched window accent to great you. You will be taken away by the soaring 2-story foyer with palladium arched windows. The stunning 2 story great room has hardwood floors, French doors to the patio and a wall of windows overlooking the 5th fairway of Ballantyne Country Club. Gas log fireplace is flanked by custom built-in cabinets and shelves. A gracious formal dining room features hardwood floors, crown, chair rail (0 comments)
Perfect Updated Ranch! - 11/16/08 10:39 AM
Perfect Updated Ranch!Location: Faires FarmBeautifully updated ranch with bonus has tile in all baths & hardwoods in foyer, kitchen & breakfast. Great room w/ fireplace open to kitchen w/ breakfast bar. Master has trey ceiling, walk-in closet. Huge bonus room w/ built-in cabinet, half bath, access door to side of home and permanent stairs to floored attic storage. Deck overlooks level rear yard w/ mature privacy plantings and hardwoods. Attic has tons of storage space with the potential of 280 sq. ft. available for additional finished living space. Garage was converted into fabulous bonus room. Master bath as dual sinks. Driveway (0 comments)
Clean, Decorated, and Ready for new owners! - 11/16/08 10:36 AM
Clean, Decorated, and Ready for new owners!Location: Blakeney HeathBeautifully maintained 1 owner home! Lg. cul-de-sac fenced yard w/ professional landscaping, irrigation & lighting, Archedeck screened porch & deck w/ Trex lumber. New carpet 2006. Corian countertops & custom tile backsplash. Brazilian cherry hdwds in foyer & powder. Master w/ bay sitting area, garden tub & sep. shower. Ceiling fans & 2' blinds. 2 zone HVAC. Surround sound & security system.InformationContact InformationDonna JohnstonDonna@TalkCharlotte.com704-517-3925Contact Reply FormForward to a FriendView Other FlyersPricingPrice: $284,900.00Flexibility: NegotiableProperty Location8709 Huntland CtCharlotte, NC 28277View MapLinksVirtual TourFeaturesBedrooms: 4Bathrooms: 2.5Parking Spaces: GarageYear Built: 1999Subdivision: Blakeney HeathLot Size: .273Garage Size: 2 carSchool (0 comments)
Manhattan Style Living in Myers Park! - 11/16/08 10:32 AM
Manhattan Style Living in Myers Park!Location: Myers ParkWOW Location! Over 2000 sf of Manhattan style living in the heart of Myers Park. Totally renovated w/new kitchen:maple spice cabinetry, s/s appl.(gas range,LG fridge,W/D & more). Fresh paint,new carpet,updated baths & fixtures. Huge master, walk-in closet & sitting room. Nestled in canopy of mature trees. Walk to grocery,shopping,library,church & univ. Secure building. HOA includes ALL utilities. HOA includes ALL utilities except phone...no one offers this(details attached)!! Secure lobby w/camera. HVAC, roof, elevator, awnings, lobby & hallways have been recently updated.Lots of Storage. Brick, steel and concrete building...very safe! Enjoy the Retro flare and (0 comments)
Back yard oasis-Rare Salt Water Pool! - 11/16/08 10:30 AM
Back yard oasis-Rare Salt Water Pool!Location: Wesley OaksBack yard oasis has great lot with tons of wooded privacy, salt-water pool & spa with waterfall trex deck, built-in gas grill and fire pit. Tiled family rm w/ corner frpl & media niche open to gorgeous kit/breakfast w/ hardwoods, Corian countertops, tile backsplash & 2 double pantries. Bonus/5th BR w/ private bath. Master has trey ceiling, his & hers closets. Upstairs tiled laundry room.InformationContact Information Donna Johnston704-517-3925Contact Reply FormForward to a FriendView Other FlyersPricingPrice: $399,000Flexibility: NegotiableProperty Location425 Ranelagh DrWaxhaw, NC 28173View MapLinksVirtual TourFeaturesBedrooms: 5Bathrooms: 3.5Parking Spaces: 4Year Built: 2004Subdivision: Wesley OaksLot Size: .52Garage (0 comments)
Great Townhome in Matthews! - 11/16/08 10:25 AM
Great Townhome in Matthews!Location: MatthewsShows like a model. freshly painted. hardwoods in foyer, kitchen and dining room with decorative Columns. upgraded kitchen cabinets with loads of storage. upgraded lighting fixtures. Built in shelving in family room flank gas log fireplace. Cozy patio with storage room. This unit and community was very much loved by the seller and meticulously maintained. Move in ready call with any questions to Jackie Stutts 704-517-2494.InformationContact Information Donna Johnston704-517-3925Contact Reply FormForward to a FriendView Other FlyersPricingPrice: $105,900Flexibility: NegotiableProperty Location3726 Melrose Cottage DrMatthews, NC 28105View MapFeaturesBedrooms: 2Bathrooms: 2.5Parking Spaces: 2Year Built: 1997Subdivision: Melrose PlaceAttached on: 2 SidesGarage Size: (0 comments)
“I should be gone in a week or so.” - 11/16/08 07:38 AM
The very fact that those are the words of an eleven year old young man should cut us to the bone and inspire each of us to do something to end the scourge of cancer. Brenden Foster age eleven is dying of leukemia and yet you'd be amazed to hear what is on HIS mind.
It will be very hard to watch this video and not cry ~ so it's OK ~ but Brenden would want that to be the end of the tears. Brenden is spending his last days doing some good for others - what will we (0 comments)
According to the Case Shiller Price Index , Charlotte is the 2nd to lowest in price decline on homes compared to the rest of the US over last year. We averaged 2.8% overall decline for our area, while Phoenix, AR is the highest at 30.7% decline.
So we decided to do a random check of price comparisons in neighborhoods in South Charlotte and came up with very interesting results. The only common (0 comments)
I'm ready to retire, aren't I? - 11/15/08 04:31 PM
I'm ready to retire, aren't I? November 11th, 2008 categories: Real Estate Grind We are all too well aware of the challenges facing our personal finances whether we are saving for retirement or buying our first home here in Charlotte. Jeff Karp has helped Rhonda with her finances for several years becoming a trusted adviser... and a friend! We have asked Jeff and his colleague Jeffrey Kendall to give us some insight on personal financial issues ~ and we hope Jeff will soon share his recent experience renovating a historic preservation home in Mooresville. Please feel free to contact Jeff directly (0 comments)
Long talied cats, rockers & mortgage bankers...Oh My! - 11/15/08 04:25 PM
Long tailed cats, rockers & mortgage bankers...Oh My! November 13th, 2008 categories: Real Estate Grind Sometimes I think Terry Stutts of Myers Park Mortgage must feel like a long tailed cat in a room full of rocking chairs ~ things are moving, changing position and his (our) tail is constantly trying to avoid the pinch! While all the news may seem bad the truth is their are some real opportunities for savvy and first time Charlotte home buyers alike. And YES you can get a mortgage ~ in fact in some cases you're better off than before the mortgage meltdown! Here (0 comments)
The beautiful autumn leaves and the crisp morning air mean that fall has come to Charlotte. Are you looking for a Charlotte community with the convenience of shopping, dining, theme parks, and easy access to the major highways so that you have time to enjoy this great autumn weather? You should check out the lower Steele Creek community in southwest Charlotte.
Housing prices in the lower Steele Creek area are affordable considering all the amenities in the area. The (0 comments)
HUNTERSVILLE: FIND THE PAST, PRESENT, AND FUTURE COMBINED - 11/15/08 04:16 PM
HUNTERSVILLE: FIND THE PAST, PRESENT, AND FUTURE COMBINED November 15th, 2008 categories: Charlotte Lake Living | we have two!, Charlotte Lifestyle, Real Estate Grind Are you looking for a surrounding Charlotte area town that mixes the past, present, and future into a world-class town? Huntersville, North Carolina is your answer. Huntersville is a town ten miles north of Charlotte with a population of approximately 40,000 people.
Huntersville offers a broad range of housing needs including waterfront condominiums, town homes, and single-family homes. The average housing price in Huntersville during the month of September 2008 was $206,131.80. The average housing price (0 comments)
EXPERIENCE SOUTHPARK: A SIZZLING MIX OF BUSINESS AND PLEASURE - 11/15/08 04:13 PM
Would you enjoy the luxury of working and playing within minutes of each other? Would you enjoy a relatively short commute to your office rather than having to fight the Uptown traffic? These dreams can be your reality if you live in SouthPark, a mixed-use upscale community in South Charlotte. The SouthPark community is near the intersection of Sharon Road and Fairview Road about five miles from Uptown Charlotte.
SouthPark is a diverse mix of high-rise condos, town homes, and single-family homes. The housing choices are varied limited only by your budget. Homes range in price from the low (0 comments)
· More than 1000 banks closed in 1930 - three years before the FDIC was created o Only 14 US banks have been taken over in 2008 · There are 76m households in the US that own their home o 24m of these homes are free and clear · There are 52m homes with mortgages o 97.2% of these are not in foreclosure o 93.8% of these homes are current on their payments
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