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Thursdays on Main is a lunchtime music series being held this May and June in Veterans Park - Kannapolis NC.   The concert series is FREE to the public and features live music ranging from jazz to classical to big band music. Lunch will be available for purchase from downtown vendors, or you can ...
The Farmers Market at the N.C. Research Campus, in Kannapolis North Carolina, opened for its second year on Thursday, May 7.  It's a great way to support the local economy by purchasing produce grown within 100 miles of Kannapolis. Live music is also provided to add to the fun! Time: 4:00 to 7:00...
If you're considering a move to Mount Pleasant NC and would like more information about the public schools, check out the helpful links below.      Visit the Cabarrus County Board of Education website for important school information for Newcomers to Cabarrus County       Check out the NC School ...
On Saturday, May 30th, downtown Concord will offer a tour of 6 private gardens, plus the one at the historic Forest Hill United Methodist Church. The tour route is 2 miles long, and can be walked or driven. Concord restaurants along the route will be offering samples from their menus to visitors...
Memorial Day is the time for Americans to remember and give thanks to the men and women who have died while serving our County in the military service.  If you live in the Piedmont of North Carolina and are looking for a place to pay tribute this Memorial Day, you may want to visit the Salisbury ...
According to my lender sources and The Arizona Herald article "HUD says bridge-loan program hasn't been killed", HUD is still moving forward with a plan to let first-time homebuyers use the currently available tax credit of up to $8,000 as collateral for "bridge loans" to cover the down payment o...
I recently read an article in the RE/MAX Times (a publication for RE/MAX Agents) regarding The U.S. Treasury Department, who recently unveiled a plan designed to streamline and encourage short sales.  Under provisions of the newly created "Foreclosure Alternatives Program," the process will soon ...
Well, it was bound to happen. Given today's state of the economy, many people are travelling less and spending less on entertainment. An article in The Independent Tribune says that business at The Lowe's Motor Speedway in Concord has been "slower than usual". One vendor says that his business is...
There's been a lot of buzz in the real estate and mortgage industries about FHA allowing home buyers to use the $8000 tax credit as a down-payment.  However, in this case the government giveth and the government taketh away! Tuesday May 12, 2009, in an address to several thousand REALTORS® gather...
Recently I became aware of a real estate transaction where the Buyer decided to change from Conventional Financing to VA Financing, after the effective date of the contract.  This Buyer didn't ask the Seller to contribute toward their closing costs.  The Buyer decided that they wanted to get a VA...

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