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Sharpen Your Number 2 Pencil: Charlotte NC is the Place to Buy a Home - 03/19/10 01:19 PM
It’s official things are picking up in Charlotte, NC. It could be the best time in years to buy a home in Charlotte! Rhonda and I wrote three home purchase contracts just last week and as Rhonda said “I think people are just tired of waiting, home prices are fair and interest rates are low – there is a lot of pent up demand.” Charlotte Ranks Second (No.2) Among Best Places to Buy Now Forbes magazine recently named Charlotte one of the best places to buy a home, second only to Boston, Massachusetts. To determine which cities had the best (0 comments)
Tall Tale in Myers Park Neighborhood - 03/19/10 01:12 PM
Myers Park may have some of the tallest and most beautiful structures in Charlotte –but if you ask the Myers Park Homeowner’s Association – they’d better be of the “natural” kind. TREES that is! Charlotte’s Myers Park is venerated, beloved…treasured by all Charlotteans. It would be hard to argue there is a more beautiful cadre of tree-lined avenues in this city or for that matter any city in the southeast. That’s the good news… The bad news is our beloved “forest” of old growth oaks is under siege first by canker worms and now by development. Homeowners Associations often take flack (0 comments)
The Realtor Killer iPhone App and Why We’re Not Dead Yet - 03/19/10 01:08 PM
We knew it was coming; first stockbrokers, then music, soon newspapers and now Realtors! The internet(s) + Zillow, Trulia, Realtor.com wounded Realtors and now an iPhone App has delivered the mortal blow! Kinda. Check out this short video and then let’s discuss…
Pretty cool huh? I think so – I use Realtor.com on my iPhone! So if you’re looking to buy a home in Charlotte you don’t need a Realtor anymore…right? Well you’d be half (maybe a third) right. You don’t need a Realtor to explore homes and neighborhoods (never did) but now you can explore more powerfully – tools (2 comments)
Million Dollar Clients* at Amelie’s French Bakery - 03/19/10 01:03 PM
Yes…Amelie’s French Bakery is that good! Tucked in Charlotte’s trendy but un-stuffy NODA this is the place to read your favorite book (or mine), unwind with a few friends, break all those nutty new years resolutions – see who and what’s hot in Charlotte’s social media scene…or DRUMROLL pick up a million dollar client.* * OK I dropped by Amelie’s couple Fridays ago to catch up on some blogging and within five minutes of settling in with my croissant (chocolate) YUMMO and coffee – my phone rings and TADA a new client wants to see million dollar homes in South Charlotte (0 comments)
Honored to have another guest post from our friends at Karp Financial Services: What Will Be Good In 2010? The first decade of the millennium has come to a close. Prices have begun a cautious climb out of the doldrums, unattractive interest rates have driven investors back into the fray, less government money is available, and unemployment and continuing difficulties in the retail sector are on the rise. The early signs are certainly confusing, due largely to the legacy of 2009 – a year that saw a number of high-profile oddities that cannot be relied upon as performance indicators. So, what should (0 comments)
Huntersville, NC- A great place to live! - 03/19/10 12:56 PM
Huntersville is a great place to move to with you family. Last year I blogged about the community. But, what is there to do? Since there are so many companies relocating to the Huntersville area, I thought you may like some information. Check out these fun things. Feel a need to shop than head to the North Lake Mall. This is one of the newest malls in Charlotte. Not only do they offer great shopping, here are some more fun things to do. Free Wi-Fi – Access provided by Time Warner Cable. Available in Center Court, Food Court, Sports Court and (0 comments)
Knowledge is POWER! - 03/19/10 12:47 PM
There are several important deadlines coming up that I want to share. I actually spoke with 2 clients this week that were absolutely ecstatic to learn that they qualify for the $6,500 Move-up tax credit. The need to move FAST ! Knowledge is Power ! ISSUE: ALL TRANSACTIONS – $8,000 FIRST TIME HOME BUYER CREDIT EXPIRES. DEADLINE: APRIL 30TH, 2010 TO GO UNDER CONTRACT AND CLOSE BY JUNE 30th, 2010. SOLUTION: Buyer identifies a property and goes Under Contract by April 30th Please let your clients know so they can take advantage of this offer. ISSUE: ALL TRANSACTIONS– $6,500 (0 comments)
Set your home apart! Let’s face it. There’s a lot of competition on the market right now for Charlotte homes for sale, and you need to stand out from the crowd to capture a buyer. But not to worry! Here are a few of our tried and true methods to make your Charlotte Home shine. We’ll show you 3 big time strategies to get a buyer touring your home and falling in love when they arrive. 1. Great Photography 90% of today’s buyers rely on the internet to find Charlotte homes for sale. More often than not, they are looking (4 comments)
Are you a HALF back? - 03/19/10 12:39 PM
March 18th, 2010 categories: Charlotte Real Estate & More, Communities, Retiring?
A little north of Charlotte, in the town of Cornelius, North Carolina, a brand new peace of paradise, an active adult community over 55 but guests are welcome at any age, is taking shape. Bailey’s Glen who markets themselves as “Homes with Heart”, will have 468 homes in Charlotte situated on 145 acres along with a 12,000 sq. ft. clubhouse. Inside the clubhouse, a fitness center, billiard room, card room, ballroom, and meeting areas are available for residents to enjoy. A full-time, on-site activities director plans events such (2 comments)
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