great homes in charlotte: June Is A Great Month For Cat And Dog Lovers... - 06/01/20 12:49 PM
 
Lots Of Ways To Show & Celebrate Your Love For Cats & Dogs In The Month Of June
 
Adopt-A-Shelter-Cat Month is in June, sponsored by the ASPCA.  June is the height of "kitten season," when lots of litters are born and often abandoned at shelters.
Adopt a Cat Month is sponsored in June by American-Humane, who have been supporting the health and safety of animals for 100+ years.
National Pet Preparedness Month is in June. It's timed for the first month of the hurricane season to encourage pet owners who live in the path of hurricanes to make preparations in advance for their … (14 comments)

great homes in charlotte: Charlotte Homes Are Selling! Corona Virus Impact Lessens Significantly - 06/01/20 08:09 AM
 
Charlotte Region Weekly Housing Market Activity Report:
Weeks Ended May 16 And May 23
 
Latest news on the Charlotte region real estate market and how corona visus is affecting the market and what it means for you...
 
Corona virus impact for the weeks ended May 16th and May 23rd appears to have abated in the past two weeks. HOMES ARE SELLING and pending sales are up year-over-year for both weeks. The number of homes showings in each of these two weeks also increased year-over-year -- no doubt due to pent-up demand from March and April when it was extremely hard to show homes. At this point, the impact of corona virus on home … (16 comments)

great homes in charlotte: June Home Maintenance Tips To Keep Your Home In Tip-Top Shape - 05/31/20 11:44 AM
 
June Home Maintenance & Safety Checklist: Keeping Your Home In Tip-Top Shape Throughout The Year
 
June has arrived. To keep your home in tip-top shape this month and throughout the year, here's a checklist of home maintenance and safety items to take care of during June. June, by the way, is also National Home Safety Month so some of the suggestions relate to keep your home safe as well as in great condition.
 
 
 
 
8 More June Home Care Tips To Keep Your Home In Top Shape
Lower your thermostat to stop mold from growing if you live in a hot/humid climate.
Swap mercury vapor outdoor lightbulbs with yellow … (26 comments)

great homes in charlotte: Foreclosure And Short Sale Homes Still Hard To Find In Charlotte Region - 05/30/20 06:50 AM
 
Foreclosure And Short Sale Homes Continue To Be Hard To Find In The Charlotte, NC Region
 
Having trouble finding a foreclosure or short sale home to purchase in the Charlotte area? Foreclosure and short sales as a percentage of total home sales in the Charlotte, North Carolina region remained very low at 0.9% of total sales in April 2020. 
 
Why Foreclosure Bargains Are Almost Impossible To Find In The Charlotte Region:
                                          
Foreclosure sales were up by just one sale in April 2020 compared with April 2019. Just 30 … (28 comments)

great homes in charlotte: For Sale In Charlotte: 5218 Polo Gate Blvd | 55+ Active Adult Community - 05/29/20 04:51 AM
 
In The Market For A Very Special Home In A 55+ Active Adult Community?
 
Are you looking to downsize your current home, but still want plenty of space for visiting family and to entertain?
 
Are you looking for a "lock and leave"  life-style in a community with great amenities and a location close to everything Charlotte has to offer?

Are you looking for a home that is virtually maintenance free?

If you answered yes to any or all of these questions... you might just want to come and see 5218 Polo Gate Boulevard in Polo Club  at Mountain Island Lake in Charlotte. It's located in a wonderful … (24 comments)

great homes in charlotte: Should First-Time Home Buyers Put Their Home Buying Plans On Hold Now? - 05/28/20 05:12 AM
 
Are You A First-Time Home Buyer? Should You Put Your Home Buying Plans On Hold Right Now Because Of COVID-19?
 
The answer to this question of of whether you should put your home buying plans on hold because of COVID-19 is a resounding NO! The infographic below outlines the top three reasons to shop for your first home now:

Interest rates are at or near historic lows... why not take advantage of them to lock in your housing costs for years to come? Or take advantage of buying "more" home than you could afford with higher interest rates.
There are assistance programs … (36 comments)

great homes in charlotte: Top Ranked Public Middle Schools In The Charlotte Region - 05/27/20 06:32 AM
 
10 Of The Top 20 Ranked Public Middle Schools In The Charlotte Region Are In York And Union County School Systems
 
The top 20 ranked public middle schools in the Charlotte region for 2020, as ranked by Niche.com. Excellent schools are a major determinant of home values in the Charlotte area and demand for homes in certain neighborhoods. As in prior years, York County in South Carolina and Union County in North Carolina had the lion's share of top rated schools. (View the video below for the rankings from 1 to 20 and for each school's grades.)
 
Fort Mill and Clover School Districts in York County, South Carolina … (26 comments)

great homes in charlotte: #Take-Out Tuesday: Please Continue To Support Charlotte Restaurants - 05/26/20 04:50 AM
 
#Take-Out Tuesday: Please Continue To Pitch In & Take Out To Support Charlotte's Local Restaurants
 
Even though Charlotte is now in Phase 2 of re-opening and restaurants can now offer dine-in service at 50% capacity, our LOCAL RESTAURANTS STILL NEED YOUR SUPPORT. So why not take advantage of #Take-Out Tuesday and order a meal from one of Charlotte's local restaurants today? We can all continue to pitch in and take out to support our culinary community in the Queen City while our restaurants start phasing in their dine-in service.
 
There are more than 350 restaurants all over the Charlotte area offering various take-out options... including carry-out, curbside pick-up, and third party delivery. … (36 comments)

great homes in charlotte: The End Of An Era In Charlotte... Manor Theatre Closes Its Doors - 05/24/20 07:20 AM
 
Closure Of Charlotte's Manor Theatre Is The End Of An Era
Charlotte's Manor Theatre has closed its doors after 73 years. The Manor Theatre in Myers Park was Charlotte's oldest movie house opened on April 11, 1947 with searting for 700. On its opening night in 1947 the featured movie was "The Egg and I," a romantic comedy starring Claudette Colbert and Fred MacMurray. 
 
With it's demise we lose our last art house cinema and a cultural icon. The Manor Theatre was truly an institution in the Queen City and I always enjoyed going there to see films that no other theatre in Charlotte was showing. I … (28 comments)

great homes in charlotte: Memorial Day Trash/Recycling Collection Schedule: Charlotte-Mecklenburg - 05/23/20 06:31 AM
 
Memorial Day Trash/Recycling Collection Schedule For Charlotte
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Residents Please Note:
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Solid Waste Services WILL NOT provide curbside trash and recycling pick-up on Memorial Day, Monday, May 25th. 
 
PLEASE NOTE that all of Mecklenburg County’s Full Service Drop Centers will close for the Memorial Day Weekend.  All Self-Service Solid Waste Recycling Centers will also  be CLOSED Saturday May 23 and Monday May 25.  All Full Service Centers will open on Tuesday at 7:00 am on Tuesday, May 26. The Recycling Center.
 
 
 
 
 
Also, Charlotte-Mecklenburg residents should note that EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY,  REMAINING SHREDDING EVENTS FOR 2020 HAVE BEEN CANCELLED.
 
 
Everything You Need To Know About Mecklenburg County's  Solid Waste Management Program During COVID-19
 
Recycling Tips From … (28 comments)

great homes in charlotte: Search For Charlotte Area Homes From Your Phone - 05/22/20 05:24 AM
 
Search For Your Charlotte Area Dream Home From Your Phone At www.GreatHomesInCharlotte.com
 
Even though Charlotte's Stay-At-Home restrictions have now been modified to "Safer-At-Home" and Charlotte Realtors® are again considered an essential service, if you're still not totally confident about searching for and touring homes in person, you can begin your search from home and from your phone. 
 
 
Ready To Start Looking For Your Charlotte Area Home?
 

If you're ready to start looking for a Charlotte area home, Nina Hollander/Carolinas Realty Partners with Coldwell Banker Realty can help you. We can make your home search easy, safe and stress-free. And you can do it from the comfort … (24 comments)

great homes in charlotte: North Carolina Begins "Safer At Home" Phase 2 Re-Opening May 22 - 05/21/20 05:15 AM
 
North Carolina Begins "Safer At Home" Phase 2 Re-Opening  Friday, May 22 At 5:00 PM
 
North Carolina's Governor Cooper announced a modified "Stay At Home" Phase 2 re-opening of North Carolina businesses on Wednesday, May 20th called "Safer At Home." Phase 2 is expected to last for at least five weeks through Friday, June 26th.
 
Businesses that can open with restrictions for the "Safer At Home" Phase 2 are:
Personal care businesses like salons and barbers can now re-open at 50% capacity with face covering and specific cleaning requirements and restrictions on the number of people in a waiting area. Swimming pools can open at 50% … (32 comments)

great homes in charlotte: Charlotte Region's 20 Best High Schools - 05/20/20 05:43 AM
 
Charlotte Region's 20 Best High Schools For 2020 
 
The top 20 ranked public high schools in the Charlotte region for 2020, as ranked by Niche.com. Excellent schools are a major determinant of home values in the Charlotte area and demand for homes in certain neighborhoods. As in prior years, Charlotte, Union County, and York County had the lion's share of top rated schools. (View the video below for the rankings from 1 to 20 and for each school's grades.)
 
Which Charlotte Public High Schools Are Top Rated?The City of Charlotte's Charlotte Mecklenburg School System (CMS) had five high schools rank in the top 20, three … (36 comments)

great homes in charlotte: Charlotte Region Weekly Home Sales Update: Week Ended May 9-2020 - 05/19/20 06:32 AM
 
Charlotte Region Weekly Housing Market Activity Report:
Weeks Ended May 2 And May 9
 
Latest news on the Charlotte region real estate market, how corona visus is affecting the market and what it means for you...
 
Corona virus impact for the weeks ended May 2nd and May 9th showed continued year-over-year decreases in new listings, in inventory, and closed sales. On the "good news" side,  pending sales increased 14%year-over-year.  Home showings were also down in each of these weeks year-over-year. However, home showings increased week-over-week and that is a good sign. The increase more than likely is due to the lifting of in-person showing restrictions in Mecklenburg County as of May 1st.
 
Meantime, inventory remained tight … (22 comments)

great homes in charlotte: Did Corona Virus Affect Tega Cay, SC Home Sales In April 2020? - 05/17/20 01:57 PM
 
 
Tega Cay, South Carolina Real Estate Report/Housing Market
At A Glance: April 2020
 
Latest news on how corona virus affected the Tega Cay real estate market in April and what it means for you...
 
Tega Cay, South Carolina housing market was definitely impacted by corona virus stay-at-home restrictions as evidenced by key indicators such as lower months supply of homes, less housing inventory, fewer new listings, lower days on market, 45% fewer home showings, and lower closed and pending sales in April 2020 compared with April 2019.
 
Tega Cay's months of  housing inventory was 3.1 months, down 22.5% year-over-year from 4 months in April 2019; housing inventory was down 11.5% … (12 comments)

great homes in charlotte: Happy Monday! Wishing All A Great New Week... - 05/17/20 01:07 PM
 
Happy Monday!
Do you look forward to Mondays or do you dread them? I've always look forward to Mondays... to me they represent a new week and new opportunities, both personal and professional. Mondays represent a fresh start. I once saw a meme that said: "It's Monday... kick ass, look fabulous and be awesome." That's a philosophy I totally subscribe to!
 
Meantime, here are some of my favorite quotes about Mondays to start off the new week:
 
“Your Monday morning thoughts set the tone for your whole week. See yourself getting stronger, and living a fulfilling, happier & healthier life.”
... Germany Kent
 
“When you start to do the … (46 comments)

great homes in charlotte: How Much Did Corona Virus Affect Fort Mill Home Sales In April 2020? - 05/17/20 06:01 AM
 
Fort Mill, South Carolina Real Estate Report/Housing Market Snapshot: April 2020
 
Latest news on how corona virus affected the Fort Mill real estate market in April and what it means for you...
 
Fort Mill's housing market (29715 and 29708 zip codes) definitely felt the impact of COVID-19 stay-at-home restrictions in April 2020, characterized by much lower inventory, fewer new listings, lower months supply of housing, and fewer closed and pending sales, while home prices increased compared with April 2019. Showings of homes dropped 79% in April year-over-year.
 
Pending sales decreased 33.8% and closed sales decreased 7.7% year-over-year in April. Home showings slowed considerably in the month of April. Fort Mill … (26 comments)

great homes in charlotte: Did Corona Virus Affect The Value Of Indian Land Home In April 2020? - 05/16/20 04:50 AM
 
Indian Land, SC Real Estate Report & Housing Market Snapshot: April 2020
 
Latest news on how corona virus affected the Indian Land real estate market in April and what it means for you...
 
Corona virus restrictions significantly impacted home showings (down 40% compared with April 2019). As a result closed sales, inventory of homes, days on market, months supply of homes were all down and home prices were up. The bright spot was an increase in pending sales despite pandemic restrictions.
 
Indian Land, SC (29707 zip code) real estate report for April 2020. The Indian Land housing market remains a seller's market with just … (16 comments)

great homes in charlotte: How Corona Virus Impacted Indian Trail, NC Home Sales In April 2020 - 05/15/20 01:49 PM
  
Indian Trail, NC (28079 Zip Code) Housing Market Update: April 2020Latest news on how corona virus impacted the Indian Trail real estate market and what it means for you...
 
Indian Trail area (28079 zip code), which includes the towns of Indian Trail, Stallings, Hemby Bridge, felt the impact of the corona virus pandemic in April 2020 -- the first full month of stay-at-home restrictions in North Carolina. Days on market, housing inventory, months supply of homes, new listings all were down significantly. Closed and pending sales were also down significantly. 
 
Average home prices increased 4.2% to $299,087 in April 2020 compared with the same … (22 comments)

great homes in charlotte: Charlotte Region April 2020 Home Sales: Largest Dip Since June 2009 - 05/14/20 09:35 AM
 
Charlotte Region's Home Sales In April 2020 Saw Their Largest Dip Since June 2009 Due To Corona Virus
 
Latest news on how Corona Virus impacted the Charlotte region's real estate market in April and what it means for you...
 
Normally, the month of April in the 16-county Charlotte region is one of our busiest home sales months of the year. Corona virus restrictions on showings and stay-at-home orders from late March through April significantly impacted home sales in the Charlotte region; especially so in Mecklbenburg County, where Charlotte is located and where we saw the most onerous restrictions on home showings.

Closed Sales: down 20.8% year-over-year and down 16.9% … (28 comments)

 
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