Jennifer Manchester's Matthews, Mint Hill Real Estate and Home Staging Blog

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Real Estate Agent - Suburban Properties of Charlotte, LLC - NC 251339/SC 67468
Preparing your Home for Sale Part 1.  I am a home stager as well as a real estate broker and many people ask me what is home staging or what do I do as a stager. In general, home staging is preparing a home for sale.  I have written posts about this before in a general way and tried to hit alot o...
Movies on the Lawn, Mint Hill NC, its that time of year again.  The Town of Mint Hill is showcasing movies on the front lawn of Town Hall every Friday night in May.   This year's featured movies are Tangled, Toy Story 3, Yogi Bear and How to Train your Dragon.  So bring your lawn chairs and your ...
Sofa Shack Grand Opening in the Southend Furniture District.  I am always on the lookout for new places to acquire staging inventory or purchases for clients and stumbled upon Charlotte's newest edition of furniture stores.  The Sofa Shack offers market samples (NC furniture market) at deeply dis...
Hitting the Brick Wall, the end of Week One of the May Challenge.  It's official, I have completed week one of the May challenge and blogged everyday. At first it was easy but as my week progressed and issues arose my blogs got done later and later in the day (one at 11:30pm), but I made it.  I w...
Free Dessert at Southern Gourmet through the month of May.  I don't know about you but I just can't pass up an opportunity like this!  The restaurant is celebrating its 5th year in business  this month by offering free dessert to its customers. All you have to do is stop by for a meal and wish th...
Home Appraisal Basics, setting the appropriate expectation for buyers and sellers.  The rules for home appraisals have been on a roller coaster ride the last few years.  While most real estate agents are not appraisers, we still have to understand what they are comprised of and communicate it to ...
I want to send out a Big Thank You to everyone that Stopped by the Staging Booths at the Realtor Expo today!  There was great turnout and a huge interest in home staging at today's Realtor Expo in Charlotte, NC.  Many agents indicated that they had never seen so many stagers at the Expo before an...
What Buyers look for in a Home, here in Charlotte, NC is probably similar to other areas  As a listing agent and a home stager it is important to know what buyers look for in a home.  Being an agent gives me insight on many levels and contributes to what I recommend sellers do when they are prepa...
To dual or not to dual is a question many of us are faced with at sometime in our Real Estate Career.  Many brokers don't mind working in a dual agent capacity, others feel it is a conflict of interest.  I feel that if a buyer wants my listing and says they are OK with using me as a dual agent th...
The Realtor Expo-Charlotte, NC May 4, 2011 is this Wednesday at the Blake Hotel in downtown Charlotte.  This is our local "convention" if you will, put on by the Charlotte Regional Realtor Association and this year promises a great turnout with lots of exhibitors and speakers promoting the latest...

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