Julie Tuggle's (jtuggle) Blog

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The Charlotte real estate market continues to cruise along like a fine-tuned sports car. Consider this: as of 3/31/2014, existing inventory dipped once again to 14,614 homes on the market in the Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill NC/SC Metro Area, a drop of 4.8% from last year. And the average number o...
As much stress as I put on economic figures, I still appreciate that the real appeal of Charlotte real estate is the character, design, and yes – fun that a home conveys. Charlotte communities are distinguished by a wide range of pricing and tastes, from neat starter homes, to elegant mansions; f...
The Charlotte real estate market kept going strong despite the weather-related slowdowns reported in other areas of the country. Once again, average prices for homes firmed up, with the average price increasing by $11,054, or 5.7% compared to 2013, to $206,384. As of 2-28-2014, the average list t...
Many people considering buying a Charlotte home already know the Charlotte area enjoys a favorable business climate, with many new businesses choosing to relocate here, which in turn attracts more people. And I’ve been spreading the word about the other “secret” benefits residents of Charlotte en...
“Try it before you buy it” is a pretty good rule of thumb, but will Charlotte home buyers go for it? Home buyers are putting that rule to work in some ways that may see odd at first, but make perfect sense, as this article in Realtor Mag explains. Some home buyers even go as far as asking to spen...
Even with record amounts of snow on the ground (something we don’t see much of in North Carolina), the Charlotte real estate market is still hot. Check out these numbers, which almost made me thing it’s springtime: As of January 31, 2014, the average sales price was $217,109, an increase of $28,2...
There’s more to Charlotte than the colonial style homes and tree-lined neighborhoods. In 2012, we hosted the Democratic National Convention. One of the things I love about living in Charlotte is its growing reputation as a great place to host big events. The free concerts held downtown were a bla...
As strong as the Charlotte real estate market has been this year, its performance in December was nothing less than surprising, posting an average sales price of $224,128, which was 93.2% of the original list price. That reflects an increase of $18,620, or 9.1% more than the average sales price f...
The average sales price for November was $223,725 or 93.8% of the list price, which is $18,905 or 9.2% more than last year's average sales price at this time. When a stock investor considers a stock, the prime question is: What are its earnings history? If the past trend is favorable, then a seco...
The good news about Charlotte real estate just keeps getting better. One of the strongest indicators is the number of Charlotte NC homes on the market in the Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill NC/SC Metro area, which has dropped yet again as of October 31, 2013. The decrease of 7.7% to 15, 366 homes co...

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