Leigh Brown's thoughts on real estate and everything else in the greater Charlotte NC area.
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I am representing buyers who are in the process of relocating to North Carolina from sunny Florida. They're purchasing new construction, and it's finally complete! woo hoo!They were pre-approved by the builder's lender for 100% financing, not contingent upon the house in Florida selling (you kn...
So today I was getting my hair fixed (for you non-Southerners, that means 'styled' or 'done'). =)And while I was covered in foils (YES I COVER MY GRAYING HAIR), I overheard my stylist say 'boy, you should have called Leigh!' I perked up and asked what they were talking about (I was reading a gos...
After reading a few recent blog posts on MLM, prospecting, etc, it has occurred to me that while all of these concepts have merit for some individuals, it's not for everyone. Case in point. I wear my nametag a lot-it allows people to ask me about real estate and I can then talk with them about ...
Here's hoping we can assemble a group of industry professionals, to share ideas on succeeding in NC real estate. Helping each other and helping to serve our clients better every day! Please feel free to add any of your classic posts that might be helpful. =)
If you don't live in a place where squirrels are evil rodents who live to raid birdfeeders, you may not appreciate this humor! Around here, squirrels are AGGRAVATING and a source of a new invention every year or so designed to keep them out of your feeders. My brother-in-law sent this photo thi...
All of the Realtors in our market have been talking about it, and finally even the media is saying it's true statistically!In today's Charlotte Observer (locally known affectionately as The Charlotte Disturber), our local real estate columnist Allen Norwood talks about the steady climb in real es...
Dear Mr/Ms Seller-I have discovered that many of my competitors are parading the fact that they sell so many of their own listings...doubling up or double dipping or dual agency. And they like to point out that I avoid it like the plague.Allow me to explain my position. I feel that when you sel...
This was me tonight-needed to scan some contracts and email to a seller who is out of state for the Thanksgiving holiday-and no fax access. So I sat down to scan them in and then upload to Docusign for e-signatures....And the scanner refused to comply. It would scan but would only save as a .jp...
Christmastown USA is the nickname for McAdenville, NC, a textile town that really puts on a spectacular show at Christmas each year. McAdenville sits just south of Charlotte NC on the I-85 corridor in Gaston County (approximately 25 minutes from downtown Charlotte). The attached photos are cour...
I received a somewhat strange phone call yesterday afternoon from a buyer suspect (you know, suspect to prospect to client!). Wanting to get more information on the white house on my website...so I'm grilling him, trying to figure out what house exactly he's referring to. He kept asking questio...