jeremy adair: Lake Norman Real Estate: I own my own lot, how can I save on building a home? - 08/04/08 07:36 AM
Saving a lot of money while building a home on your own lot
In the present economy EVERYBODY is looking for new ways to save money. In this low point, businesses and industries are finding new, innovative ways to market themselves and reduce overhead so they can maximize profitability. In the auto industry, manufactures are starting to invest their money on energy effecient vehicles as rising energy costs have changed demand. Real Estate and Building is seeing a similar trend.I have recently teamed up with Lake Norman Custom Builder, Greg Fisher promoting a new hybrid building program which focuses … (0 comments)

jeremy adair: Lake Norman Real Estate: Internet Paves path to Real Estate Success - 08/04/08 06:52 AM

Internet is Real Estate way of the future
I recently came across a great article in the Herald which is a local Lake Norman publication. I'm going to put up some of the findings of the article.- 80% of buyers look on the internet for real estate.- Many homeowners are now trying to sell their homes as FSBO's and trying to avoid paying commission, although homes represented by agents historically sell faster and for a better price.- The best thing to do in the current market is to select an Internet-savvy real estate agent to represent you. - … (0 comments)

jeremy adair: Lake Norman Real Estate: Interesting Facts on Green Building - 07/29/08 08:55 AM
Interesting Facts on Green Building
As an avid reader of Builder magazine, I came across an interesting article called "To go Green, or not to go Green." I just wanted to share some information from the article.Green building is projected to grow as a share in the overall residential construction market from just 2% in 2005 to between 12% and 20% in 2012. In current US dollars, that's from $7B to $40B-$70B by 2012.Here is an average one builder has made on the Cost of going green.Green Items Additional CostInspections/Modeling $3,000 - $5,0002 by 6 exterior wall $4,000 - … (0 comments)

jeremy adair: Lake Norman Real Estate: Building a custom home in the Lake Norman area? - 07/29/08 05:31 AM
DK Construction - Affordable, high quality custom homes in the Lake Norman area.
General ContractorsGreg Fisher has over 20 years of homebuilding experience through his career. Greg has lived on Lake Norman in the highly touted "The Point" community for the last few years. Greg understands the challenges of the current market and has developed a HYBRID homebuilding program designed for the Lake Norman area that can literally save those that want to build a custom home, hundreds of thousands of dollars! Greg served on the NC committee to adopt the International Building code and is also a master carpenter. He … (0 comments)

jeremy adair: Lake Norman Real Estate: Want to save hundreds of thousands on your next custom home? - 07/28/08 08:23 AM
New Hybrid Home Building Program Introduced to the Lake Norman Area
DK Construction has introduced a new building program that consolidates the strengths of a full service construction contract and owner/builder programs. Greg Fisher, NC General Contractor and Project Manager, points out the problems of owner/builder programs, such as obtaining favorable financing, managing subs, hands on management, and the requirement to hold the house for 2 years before you can sell it. By contrast, those seeking a full service contract will be subjected to the high cost of doing business.A hybrid construction program was developed to take the best of both … (0 comments)

jeremy adair: Lake Norman Real Estate: Green Building Part 2 - 07/19/08 11:19 AM
Project Live GreenJuly 11 - 13, & 18 - 20, 2008 - Sherrills Ford Green Home TourJennifer Pippin will host a Green Home Tour of her Green Home Renovation project for two consecutive weekends, from 10am-6pm each day. We will invite the public to tour the Green Home as a fund-raising event, with proceeds from ticket sales going to 'Our Town's Habitat for Humanity' 2009 'Woman Build' home. Tickets for the event are $11.00See Green Home Tour for directions and more details.October 4, 2008 - Charlotte, NC NCSEA Solar and Green Home TourTour homes in the environs of the Charlotte area … (0 comments)

jeremy adair: Lake Norman Real Estate: Thinking of Building that new custom home in the Lake Norman area? - 07/19/08 10:30 AM
Save hundreds of thousands on your new custom home!
Sitting on that beautiful lot near lake norman but not ready to build a new house yet? Our new custom home construction program can literally save you hundreds of thousands of dollars. Hear from past clients on this exciting program that saved hundreds of thousands on their own custom built homes in the Lake Norman area. This is different than the Mooresville based Ubuildit program. Our program offers more guidance and you simply build your home "together with" an experienced custom homebuilder that has built homes in well over the $1M range. … (0 comments)

jeremy adair: It makes sense to buy in Charlotte and the surrounding areas - Number don't lie! - 07/08/08 09:52 AM
It makes sense to buy in Charlotte and the surrounding areas - Number don't lie!  
It makes sense to buy in Charlotte!
I came across an article on MSN today that is called "66 Cities where buying makes sense." It simply runs the numbers on 100 different markets and establishes where the numbers point to buy or rent.Charlotte comes up in the top 50 places where it makes sense to purchase a home, rather than rent a home in the next few years. The study predicts that if you were to purchase a home today in the Charlotte region … (0 comments)

jeremy adair: Lake Norman Real Estate: Agency Relationships - 07/06/08 06:10 AM
 Agency Relationships in Real Estate
EVERY time an agent represents you, they should first explain to you all the Agency Relationship options and make you aware of what each entails. In North Carolina they should also supply and review the "Working with Real Estate Agents Brochure" and make sure you understand all of the representation options. This is a MUST when it comes to Real Estate in North Carolina. If your agent has not completed this with you, it may be good to find another agent that will take the time to review this information. Below is a brief summary on … (0 comments)

jeremy adair: Lake Norman Real Estate: Windows - Types and Energy Effeciency - Regular glass vs. Low E Windows - 07/04/08 07:17 AM
Windows 101
Window's in your house do many important things. Window's help decorate a house making it more attractive from the inside and outside as well as leaving in natural light. Unfortunately windows also account for roughly 25% of the heat loss within your house as well.It is very important when upgrading your existing home, flipping a home, building a home, purchasing a home, or selling a home that you know about the different types of windows and what their features and benefits are. It can easily save you or make you thousands if you make the right decisions. Certain … (0 comments)

jeremy adair: Lake Norman Real Estate: Mooresville, NC - Information, attractions, and things to do - 06/30/08 08:59 AM
Mooresville, NC - Information, Attractions, and things to do!  
Mooresville, NC - Information, Attractions, and things to do!
Mooresville, NC Information LinksTown of MooresvilleMooresville Recreation DepartmentIredell CountyCity-Data Report for MooresvilleTrulia Real Estate Report for MooresvilleLake Norman Chamber of CommerceMooresville Police DepartmentMooresville, NC Things to doLazy 5 RanchQueens LandingDale JR MotorsportsThe Point (Private)Lake Norman Boat AccessMooresville, NC Places to EatBig Daddy'sPomodorosThe Prickly PearSoireeLancaster'sVinnie's Sardine Grill & Raw BarExit 36 Grill and BilliardsMoe's Lake Norman Ale HouseIndigo Joe'sLegends of Lake NormanMooresville, NC Late Night EntertainmentJoker's Dueling Piano Bar at Queens LandingBig Al'sUncle Milf's Lake Norman Tavern … (0 comments)

jeremy adair: Lake Norman Real Estate: Blue Stone Harbor and Captains Point in Cornelius, NC - 06/26/08 01:10 PM
Lake Norman Real Estate: Blue Stone Harbor/Captains Point in Cornelius, NC  
Blue Stone Harbor/Captains Point - Two beautiful communities on Lake Norman in Cornelius, NC
Blue Stone Harbor and Captains Point are strategically placed less than a mile off of I-77 at exit 28 on Knox Rd. This community is close to all that Cornelius has to offer including shopping and fine dining within a stones throw away.Blue Stone Harbor is an established community with homes ranging from the $300's up to the $700's for waterfront location. The community also has a community boat launch and boatslips available. As … (0 comments)

jeremy adair: Lake Norman Real Estate: Blue Stone Harbor and Captains Point in Cornelius, NC - 06/26/08 01:08 PM

jeremy adair: Lake Norman Investors - 1031 Tax Exchange and Renovation Loans - 06/25/08 05:05 AM
Lake Norman Real Estate
Lake Norman Real Estate: Investors/Investment Properties - 1031 Tax Exchange - Exchange of Tax Liability  
1031 Tax Exchange
Here are the basics of the 1031 Tax Exchange- Allows repositioning of assets without penalty of capital gains tax- Timing is everything, buyers must sell, identify new property, and close within strict guidelines- Handled by title company with buyer and seller in agreement- Only "like-kind" investment properties, principal residences do not apply- Seller must identify replacement property within 45 days- 180 days given to close on new property- Title company facilitates the exchangeFor more information … (0 comments)

jeremy adair: Lake Norman Property Investment - 06/24/08 04:49 AM
Lake Norman Investors  
Lake Norman Investors - Places to start
You always see all the house flipping shows on the television and sometimes you see people make large profits, and sometimes you see people having to move into their flip or take a loss. House flipping isn't for the faint of heart and isn't for everyone. Many people make the mistake of getting in over their heads. There are many things you need to look at before you get into Real Estate Investing.- Are you comfortable being a landlord?- Can you handle late rents from tenants?- Can you make … (0 comments)

jeremy adair: Anniston in Davidson, NC - A beautiful Niblock Homes Community near Lake Norman - 06/23/08 05:17 PM
Anniston in Davidson, NC - Niblock Homes  
Anniston in Davidson - A beautiful Niblock Homes Community
Minutes outside of Davidson, Anniston offers many different customizable model types in this middle/upperclass neighborhood. Just miles from downtown Davidson, minutes from beautiful Lake Norman, Anniston gives you all the warm and comfort of living near the lake. The community offers many large homesites, many which are wooded. The price range for this neighborhood is $450K - $750K with models starting around 3,000 sq. ft. There is a model on site. Niblock is a great mix if you are not sure whether to … (0 comments)

jeremy adair: Shadow Creek - A gated community in Cornelius, NC near Lake Norman - 06/22/08 04:53 AM
Shadow Creek - A gated community in Cornelius near the lake  
Shadow Creek - Luxury tucked away in Cornelius, NC
Tucked just off exit 28 in Cornelius, Shadow Creek offers luxury single family homes that currently start around $900K in price. Driving through the gate, you are welcomed by a very natural setting with abundant hardwoods and a spring fed pond with a fountain. It has the feeling of living in a hidden thicket on the countryside, but is located just off Knox Rd in Cornelius within minutes of anything you could need.Other Cornelius Area Attractions include:-Raceworld USA-Go-Cart racing … (0 comments)

jeremy adair: Abersham of Davidson - Luxury Living near Lake Norman - 06/20/08 11:15 AM
Abersham of Davidson - Luxury Living in Davidson, NC  
Abersham of Davidson - Live in Luxury in Davidson, NC
Just opened in June 2008, Abersham will be an upscale community consisting of 59 total lots that sit on 243 acres, 100 which are designated to be left open. You won't find any small houses in this community as the community minimum is 4,500 sq ft of heated living space. Currently the first section is available which consists of 28 lots ranging from $289K - $327K per lot. Every house in this upscale community will be well over $1M. Currently … (0 comments)

jeremy adair: Davidson Landing - Luxury Condos on Lake Norman - 06/20/08 08:42 AM

Davidson Landing - Luxury condo living on Lake Norman  
Davidson Landing - Waterfront Condos in Davidson, NC
Davidson Landing is luxury waterfront condos at their best. Situated about a 1/4 mile off of exit 30 on I-77, this community offers it all. Amenities include boat slips, pools, waterfront boardwalks and gazebos, tennis courts, volleyball courts, basketball courts, walking/exercise trails, and amazing sunsets. There are over 500 units divided over 12 seperate complexes. Also within walking distance is one of Lake Norman's favorite lakefront restaurants, The North Harbor Club. Downtown Davidson and Davidson University are within 1-2 miles.Here are … (0 comments)

jeremy adair: Westmoreland - A David Weekly Homes community near Lake Norman - 06/18/08 02:47 AM
Westmoreland - A David Weekly Homes Community in Cornelius, NC  
Westmoreland - A David Weekly Homes Community near the lake
Westmoreland is a single family community in a prime location 2 miles west on Catawaba Ave off of exit 28. Single Family Homes are currently starting in the mid 220's and range from 1500-2850 sq ft. David Weekly homes also offers 2 different sized homesites. The community boasts a clubhouse, pool, and tot-lot. Westmoreland is located directly beside Harborside Commons, a Ryan Homes Community.Also within a short walk is Midtown Sundries, personally one of my favorite places to dine … (0 comments)


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