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2007 

If you haven't yet heard, do some homework.  You need to read up on this bill that's up for a vote on November 6th in the House.  HR 3915.  There are some great posts out there:Ken Cook's take on thingsBrian Brady's always excellent explanationI don't care if you're a Democrat, Republican, Libert...
10/31/2007
Real estate is cyclical, I think that any of us who have been around the block a few times realize that.  I'm fortunate enough to work in the very boring and oh-so-unsexy market in and around Charlotte NC.  We never bubbled, heck, we didn't even hiccup!  Which is great-it means that we're not exp...
10/31/2007
Put on your best walking shoes and grab that rolling shopping cart-it's time for the Southern Christmas Show once more!If you've never been, you're really missing out on a great chance to get into the Christmas spirit.  There's a showcase of designer Christmas trees, live music from local groups,...
10/29/2007
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Yep, a listing I can gladly see in the hands of another agent!  There were red flags all along, but dadgummit, the competitive urge does take over!I received an email and telephone call from a listing prospect.  She located me online ('You're all over Google and Yahoo!'), read my blog ('the whole...
10/26/2007
The saga continues.  Bruton Smith vs Concord NC.  If only we were in Vegas, this would be a match for the ages!  (And just imagine what it would bring in on pay-per-view).The latest twist is that Concord is proposing an ego-stroking manuever to save the Speedway and keep it here in Concord.  They...
10/26/2007
Mark your calendars for this Thursday, October 25th, for a Charlotte NC area tradition.  The 78th Annual Mallard Creek Barbecue is here!  This is the oldest and largest barbecue tradition in North Carolina (we've been featured in Southern Living and Our State in the past).  Sponsored by Mallard C...
10/22/2007
This is an amazing house.  A lovely custom-built ranch/basement on over 9 acres of land!  You read that correctly, 9.45 gorgeous acres of land in one of the fastest growing and appreciating areas in and around Charlotte NC.  China Grove NC, just inside Rowan County (about 40 minutes north of Char...
10/14/2007
I'm just fuming right now, watching CNN (Fox News is not available in my hotel room so I'm stuck with the liberal drivel of CNN).  They're doing a 'debate' about what to do for folks who are facing foreclosure.  The moderator is of course favoring the guy who declares that we MUST amend the sub-p...
10/13/2007
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(a real call received by my team this week)"I'm an agent in LaLaLand, California and I'm seeking an agent to help my investor clients."    (sure, we're glad to help folks who want to invest in Charlotte NC real estate, and we love paying referral fees!)"Great.  They require an 8% annual rate of r...
10/10/2007
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Well, not in THAT way.  I love them in a round-about way.....because today I benefited from the stupidity and ignorance of a classic racist!So anyhoo, my husband and I put in an offer on a house for investment a couple of weeks ago.  It was priced right and in good condition-so of course it went ...
10/08/2007
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