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charlotte real estate: THings to do - 02/01/10 08:14 PM
Who isn't going a little stir crazy these days? If you're looking for something different to do on these cold, snowy, icy, freezing rain....days. Here's few ideas, we hope you find something FUN! Stanly County Winter Wine Festival Saturday, February 27 12:00p to 6:00p at Stanly County Senior Center, Albemarle, NC 283 N. 3rd Street http://www.mapquest.com/maps?name=Stanly+County+Senior+Citizens&city=Albemarle&state=NC&address=283+N+3rd+St&zipcode=28001&country=US&latitude=35.352024&longitude=-80.196363&geocode=ADDRESS&id=3258142 The Stanley County Winter Wine Festival offers many of North Carolina's finest wineries and vineyards. This is a great way to experience new wines or old favorites. Grab a friend and enjoy an afternoon out. Africa Alive Saturday, Feb 27 10:00 (Estimated start time, must (1 comments)
charlotte real estate: Consumer Confidence, A Key To Housing Market - 10/01/09 10:05 AM
This year's holiday shopping numbers will be a great indicator of the real consumer confidence. It's safe to expect that the spending numbers will not be greater than last year simply because so many people have lost their jobs since 2008. However, many people have also been re-hired and will spend money during the holidays. What About The Housing Market? The fact remains, when people fear for their income they are not likely to purchase big ticket items such as cars, boats, housing. Instead, then tend to make do with what they already have. The Real Road To Economic Recovery When (1 comments)
charlotte real estate: Charlotte Is Lucky To Have The Gibbs Family Here! - 08/16/09 09:36 AM
Washington Redskins Super Bowls As residents of Northern Virgina in the 1980's we were avid Redskins Fans. So, when Joe Gibbs took the Redskins to four Super Bowls and won three of them we all sang his praise. Finally, the Redskins were a force to be reckoned with! Gibbs Racing Championships Then we moved to Charlotte North Carolina... Racing's home town. What could be better than to have Joe Gibbs move from football to NASCAR? NOTHING! What a coup... our hero took his NASCAR teams to reign as champions for three years. Joe Gibbs is one of very few people to (0 comments)
charlotte real estate: How Do I Get A Mortgage These Days? - 07/27/09 09:22 PM
Have you heard the news about WR Starkey? At The Ramsey Group we strive to provide our clients with the very best in communications, care and service. Through the years we have formed a team of professionals that provide a variety of services. Our preferred lender has recently made a career change and joined a full-service mortgage banking company - WR Starkey. Gary Palmer has been affiliated with The Ramsey Group for over 5 years and has provided our buyers with top service and experience. Now that Gary is partnering with WR Starkey he is able to provide our clients (0 comments)
charlotte real estate: Home For Sale In Davis Lake - 07/09/09 06:20 PM
Immaculate Home for Sale in Davis Lake Welcome to your new home! From the minute you arrive you'll be impressed with the upgrades and extras this home has to offer. Step inside to find beautiful hardwood flooring throughout the foyer, living room and dining room. The open great room is just the spot for entertaining and to enjoy the gas log fireplace. This bright and open kitchen will provide you with 42"cabinets, ceramic tile flooring, a breakfast bar and dining area with a cathedral ceiling. Upstairs you'll find an inviting master retreat with a vaulted ceiling, the walk-in closet has been outfitted (0 comments)
charlotte real estate: One-Of-A-Kind Home For Sale in Davis Lake - 07/08/09 10:44 PM
Amazing Amount of Upgrades! Your new home is located in one of Charlotte's most popular neighborhoods. Once you've paid a visit you'll see why everyone is flocking to the Davis Lake community. From the swimming pool, tennis courts, fishing pond to the walking trials and playgrounds this neighborhood offers it all. Step inside your new home to find beautiful hardwood flooring throughout the foyer, formal living and dining rooms. The dining room has been converted to a playroom but can easily be transformed back to a formal room or even used as a home office! The bright and spacious kitchen (0 comments)
charlotte real estate: New Jobs in Charlotte, NC - Your Charlotte Connection - 07/07/09 08:17 PM
That's right, just when we need it most new jobs are coming to Charlotte, North Carolina. There are several signs of good news for the Carolinas in general and for Charlotte specifically. The Carolinas will see two major companies invest in large manufacturing facilities in the Carolinas over the next years. These are Apple Computers and Boeing. Those are big names and very formidable companies. As well, there are several other companies investing in the Charlotte area and bringing jobs with them. The most recent company to make such an announcement is Liberty National Insurance. On July 15th Liberty National Insurance will (0 comments)
charlotte real estate: Trump Investing In Charlotte Real Estate - 06/29/09 07:40 AM
Donald Trump believes that buying commercial real estate in Charlotte, North Carolina is a good investment. It's nice to see that others are finally starting to see what we who live in Charlotte have known for quite a while. You can read the Charlotte Observer story about why Donald Trump is considering buying Charlotte real estate rather than building new buildings. I have been preaching to people about all the money that is going to be made in real estate over the next five years. I'm not talking about making money as a Realtor... I'm talking about investing in existing real estate. WAIT... (0 comments)
charlotte real estate: Christenbury Hall - Best Selling! - 06/26/09 10:51 AM
Great News for North Charlotte! Reported from the MLS, as of mid June 2009 Christenbury Hall is the areas best-selling community over $500,000 in the Northeast Charlotte/Concord/Davidson region. You can learn all about the Christenbury Community here. (0 comments)
charlotte real estate: Thinking of Selling Your Home? Act Fast! - 06/19/09 07:55 PM
Best Time To Sell Real Estate That's right, this is the best time to sell real estate. How so? Well, there is no sence in looking at the past and saying, "wow, we should have sold our home then!" If you are saying that then you have already missed the boat. However, there is only one thing worse than missing the boat... want to know what that is? Okay... the only thing worse than missing the boat is to miss the boat at your second opportunity! The Real Estate Surge Most people know that there is a small surge in buyer (1 comments)
charlotte real estate: Real Estate Sales Tips from The Ramsey Group - 06/10/09 09:42 PM
What can you as the seller do to help your real estate agent sell your home? Curb Appeal A buyers first impression of your home starts from the minute they drive up. That is why is so vitally important to have not only the interior of your home looking it's best but the exterior as well. Peeling trim paint, a wobbly stair post or cobwebs hanging in the corners will leave the potential buyers with a lasting impression, but not a good one! The Ramsey Group can assist in making suggestions for sprucing up the flower beds, planting potted plants and (0 comments)
charlotte real estate: Down Job Market Could Be A Good Sign! - 06/03/09 05:08 PM
It's true, the news continues to pour in about the "Down Job Market" and this has many people uptight. Sure, in a perfect world there would be little unemployment but that's not where we live. So it's time we look at the big picture and see how the current job market could be an indicator of good things to come. The Economy is Causing People to Cut Back People everywhere are cutting back and making due with what they have because of the economy. The news media knows that bad news sells better than good news so they continue to print the (0 comments)
charlotte real estate: New Jobs Coming to Mecklenburg County - 05/12/09 09:50 PM
Thanks to Toshiba America Nuclear Energy there will be 194 new jobs created in Charlotte over the next five years. That may not sound like much but the number one thing that needs to happen to get the economy moving again is putting people back in jobs. When people are no longer worried about having a job they will begin to spend money. When the money flows the economy goes! So, let's look at this in more depth. Toshiba America Nuclear Energy is opening a national project-management and engineering center. The center will be located in southwest Charlotte and is expected (1 comments)
charlotte real estate: Keller Williams Realty and The Ramsey Group - 05/11/09 09:10 PM
Keller Williams Realty is a great company to be affiliated with. My wife and I moved The Ramsey Group to Keller Williams Realty early this year. We had been at RE/MAX for 6 1/2 years. Like many of the other major real estate companies, RE/MAX is having difficult financial issues in this economy. This is one of several reasons The Ramsey Group is now a part of Keller Williams Realty. When the RE/MAX office we were affiliated decided to consolidate their offices we had a decision to make. We wanted to stay in the North Charlotte area so we checked into (1 comments)
charlotte real estate: Your Kids Can Get $8,000! - The Ramsey Group - 04/28/09 09:42 PM
That's right! You can even help them if needed. How Can Your Adult Children Buy A Home and Get $8,000? Parents of children age 18 or older are eligible to cosign for FHA financing for their children to buy their first home. The down payment with FHA financing is only 3.5% and as first-time home buyers your children can get up to $8,000 from the government! So instead of renting, help your children to take advantage of the biggest incentive for first-time buyers in history. This is an advantage that no other generation has had so don't miss it! How Does The $8,000 Tax Credit Work? As (0 comments)
charlotte real estate: New Middle School in Highland Creek - 04/20/09 11:26 PM
Have you seen the new construction in Highland Creek? For those in the area with middle school aged children it is a welcome addition. The new Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools (CMS) middle school in Highland Creek can be accessed either from the Highland Creek Parkway or Ridge Road. According to CMS it will be a "prototype middle school" with 54 classrooms. The overall budget for the new middle school is $22,600,000.00 million. When Will It Open? The new middle school in Highland Creek is expected to open in early August. This will be just in time for the new 2009/2010 school year. CMS historically has (0 comments)
charlotte real estate: Is The Market Near The Bottom? - The Ramsey Group - 04/18/09 11:52 PM
The Charlotte area new home construction fell during the first quarter, even more deeply than nationwide. Specifically, in Meckenburg County, single family permits fell 62 percent in the first quarter. The numbers for March alone were down 50 percent. That was better than the drop of the two previous months, which could mean the downturn is bottoming out? Perhaps there is hope that we've truly reached the bottom. For more information on the Charlotte Real Estate market visit Your Charlotte Connection.com (1 comments)
charlotte real estate: More Good Economic News - The Ramsey Group - 04/15/09 03:21 PM
The good economic news continues! It was announced today that the wholesale prices dropped 1.2% in March 2009. This bodes well for holding off inflation. So, although the recession continues at least it is staving off inflation and helping the average citizen with lower prices. Where did the reduced wholesale prices come from? The biggest contributors to the lower wholesale prices in March were food and energy price reductions. This helps every person because we all need food and warmth. So, this is very good news indeed. There is more information available at the Charlotte Business Journal on the drop in wholesale prices in (0 comments)
charlotte real estate: CONGRATULATIONS North Carolina Tar Heels from The Ramsey Group! - 04/07/09 10:08 PM
The Ramsey Group sends our Congratulations to the North Carolina Tar Heels for their 2009 National Men's College Basketball Championship title! The game versus Michigan State was all Heels from the outset! In fact, the North Carolina Tar Heels scored a record first half points total by making 54.8% of their shots. The number of three point shots, rebounds and steels was the difference that catapulted the Tar Heels to a convincing 89 - 72 victory. Congratulations on a terrific season Tar Heels! North Carolina offers more than just the National championship college basketball team. Visit YourCharlotteConnection to learn all about what North (0 comments)
charlotte real estate: Charlotte, North Carolina Home Price Stability - The Ramsey Group - 04/02/09 10:51 PM
The first quarter of 2009 is in the books and several major metropolitan areas are showing sign of stability in real estate prices. Charlotte North Carolina is one of those areas. Specifically, Charlotte real estate prices rank ninth most stable according to the PMI Mortgage Insurance Company Economic and Real Estate Trends Report. This ranking is factored from several indicators that are used together to create an understanding of the market stability for each area. Visit the Charlotte Business Journal to learn more about the Charlotte Real Estate Price Stabilization. Visit The Ramsey Group at Your Charlotte Connection to find out what (0 comments)
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