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By John Turner-McClelland, Real estate agent serving Greensboro
(Century 21 Total Real Estate Solutions)
Check out these fun ideas for things to do in Greensboro NC for Father's Day. We've plotted them on a Google Map for your convenience at Cooper Sells Homes. 
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By John Turner-McClelland, Real estate agent serving Greensboro
(Century 21 Total Real Estate Solutions)
Juneteenth, a day commemorating the end of slavery in the United States, is a vibrant celebration of Black freedom, culture, and resilience. In Greensboro, North Carolina, Juneteenth 2024 promises a diverse range of events to honor this historic occasion.Immerse Yourself in Culture and Art: 4th Annual Arts Legacy Awards (June 14): Celebrating black artistry at the Van Dyke Performance Space. Uptown Juneteenth Arts and Crafts Festival (June 15th): Head to Sternberger Park for a free festival brimming with art vendors, live music, and engaging speakers. Immerse yourself in the creative energy of Greensboro's Black community. Greensboro African American History Walking Tour (Dates vary): Explore Greensboro's rich Black history with a guided walking tour. Learn about influential figures and...
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By John Turner-McClelland, Real estate agent serving Greensboro
(Century 21 Total Real Estate Solutions)
Public pools in Guilford County and the Greensboro NC area are gearing up for the summer season. Aquatic centers in Guilford County parks open Saturday May 25, 2024. For locations of the parks, as well as other swim possibilities in Greensboro, check out our Google Map. Greensboro NC Homes For Sale with Pools 
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By John Turner-McClelland, Real estate agent serving Greensboro
(Century 21 Total Real Estate Solutions)
US News and World Report has released its top 150 Best Places to Live in the US for 2024-2025. Topping the list is Naples, Florida. Probably surprising to some, is the top 25 appearance of Greensboro, NC. While the two largest cities in North Carolina comes in a respective 5th and 6th places- Charlotte and Raleigh- the state's 3rd largest city Greensboro also ranks in the top 25 at number 23, just behind San Francisco. Asheville also makes the top list at number 17. The report states "to make the top of the list, a place had to have a good value, be a desirable place to live, have a strong job market, and a high quality of life".My family and I moved to Greensboro in the summer of 2023. I could have chosen any of the other cities in NC, but I chose Greensboro for its size, location, and...
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By John Turner-McClelland, Real estate agent serving Greensboro
(Century 21 Total Real Estate Solutions)
Nestled north of Greensboro's bustling downtown, Old Irving Park whispers tales of a bygone era. This affluent neighborhood, a designated National Historic District, boasts winding streets adorned with grand estates, each a testament to a meticulously planned vision. But how did this idyllic enclave come to be? Let's delve into the fascinating history of Old Irving Park.From Farmland to Exclusive Retreat:Our story begins in 1843 with Major Noble, who established a farm on the land that would one day become Irving Park. Fast forward to the early 20th century, a time when the concept of idyllic suburban living was gaining traction. Enterprising businessmen, recognizing this shift, envisioned a luxurious escape from the city's hustle and bustle.In 1903, A.M. Scales began acquiring land nea...
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By John Turner-McClelland, Real estate agent serving Greensboro
(Century 21 Total Real Estate Solutions)
Step Back in Time: Witnessing the Battle of Guilford Courthouse ReenactmentHistory buffs, take note! This weekend, Greensboro, North Carolina, is hosting the annual reenactment of the Battle of Guilford Courthouse, a pivotal clash in the American Revolution.A Journey Through TimeHeld at Greensboro Country Park on March 16th and 17th, the reenactment brings the battlefield to life. As you arrive, you'll be transported back to 1781. Living history encampments will be buzzing with activity, with reenactors dressed in period attire showcasing military life, camp routines, and civilian activities of the era.Witnessing the FightThe highlight of the event is undoubtedly the reenactment of the battle itself. At 2 pm each day, hundreds of reenactors take the field, armed with muskets and cannons...
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By John Turner-McClelland, Real estate agent serving Greensboro
(Century 21 Total Real Estate Solutions)
Spring has sprung in the Triad, and Easter is just around the corner! Whether you're searching for egg-cellent egg hunts, a chance to meet the Easter Bunny, or a festive family outing, the Triad has something for everyone this Easter season.Egg Hunt Extravaganzas:Get ready to scramble! The Greensboro Grasshoppers stadium is hosting an "Easter Eggstravaganza" on March 23rd from 2 pm to 4 pm. This event features not just an egg hunt, but also sweet treats, games, and exciting prizes! Meet the Easter Bunny: The Easter Bunny is hopping into town! Catch him for pictures and Easter cheer at the Friendly Center shops next to Luxury Nails & Spa and Harris Teeter from March 15th to March 30th, from 11 am to 7 pm. Reservations are encouraged. Don't forget, even your furry friends can get in on th...
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By John Turner-McClelland, Real estate agent serving Greensboro
(Century 21 Total Real Estate Solutions)
Nestled in the heart of North Carolina, Greensboro offers a vibrant city life, but also serves as a gateway to a world of relaxation and refined tastes. Take a break from the hustle and bustle and embark on a delightful wine tasting adventure at these charming wineries and vineyards, all within a short drive in Greensboro: 1. Wine Nots: Ambiance: Relaxing and welcoming, with a cheese shop and cafe on-site. What to expect: A diverse selection of wines, from dry to sweet, catering to a variety of palates. Website: http://www.winenots.com/ 2. Tasting Room: Ambiance: Sophisticated and inviting, featuring wines from around the world alongside local North Carolina selections. What to expect: A curated wine list with knowledgeable staff to guide you through your tasting experience. They also ...
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By John Turner-McClelland, Real estate agent serving Greensboro
(Century 21 Total Real Estate Solutions)
There are some great choices to watch the Super Bowl in Greensboro and High Point NC if you choose not to watch on your big screen at home. Get out of the house and enjoy the company of others at these local joints. Bourbon Bowl: Eat, Drink, Roll: This bowling alley and entertainment center offers a fun and festive atmosphere with multiple TVs, food and drinks, and even bowling lanes you can rent out for your group. Stumble Stilskins: This popular sports bar has a large selection of beers on tap, plenty of TVs, and a lively atmosphere that’s perfect for cheering on your team. Rody’s Tavern: This neighborhood tavern has a more relaxed atmosphere than some of the other options on this list, but it still has plenty of TVs and a menu of classic bar food. Boxcar Bar + Arcade: This retro-them...
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By John Turner-McClelland, Real estate agent serving Greensboro
(Century 21 Total Real Estate Solutions)
Chinese New Year, aka Lunar New Year, is upon us. The Year of the Dragon holds much to be seen. Good luck to everyone! Here are some activities in the Greensboro area for Chinese New Year.Lunar New Year Community Celebration: This free event will be held on February 3rd from 12pm to 4pm at the Greensboro History Museum. There will be demonstrations, performances, hands-on activities, and more from the Greensboro Chinese Association, Taiwanese Association of America-NC, Cambodian Cultural Center of NC, Montagnard Dega Association, Greensboro Public Library, and Plus Chirba Chirba Dumpling food truck.2024 CAFA Chinese New Year Gala: This gala will be held on February 3rd at 3pm at the Stewart Theatre. The Chinese American Friendship Association of NC will host the event, which will featur...
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By John Turner-McClelland, Real estate agent serving Greensboro
(Century 21 Total Real Estate Solutions)
Greensboro, North Carolina, nicknamed the “Gate City,” is a vibrant and growing metropolis with something to offer everyone. From its bustling downtown core to its quiet, family-friendly suburbs, Greensboro boasts a diverse range of neighborhoods, each with its own unique charm and character. If you’re considering buying a home in Greensboro, you’ll be spoilt for choice!To help you navigate the exciting world of Greensboro real estate, I’ve compiled a list of some of the most popular neighborhoods to buy a home in, catering to different lifestyles and budgets:For the Urban Dweller: Downtown Greensboro: Immerse yourself in the heart of the action with a loft or condo in the revitalized downtown area. Enjoy walkable streets, trendy restaurants, art galleries, and a thriving nightlife scen...
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By John Turner-McClelland, Real estate agent serving Greensboro
(Century 21 Total Real Estate Solutions)
Looking for a great dining option in Greensboro NC for Valentine’s Day? We’ve curated a list of restaurants that could be the next choice for your and your loved one on February 14th. The list is below, along with this interactive map to help you locate them.Fleming’s Prime SteakhouseB. Christopher’sRuth’s Chris Steak HouseThe MarisolGreen Valley GrillDiValletta RestaurantUndercurrent RestaurantPrint Works BistroMJ’s Restaurant and CateringOsteria
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Selling your home for cash in Greensboro can be a convenient and efficient way to complete a real estate transaction. This article will guide you through the cash home selling process in Greensboro, providing you with a step-by-step understanding of what to expect. Whether you're looking to sell your home quickly or prefer a hassle-free transaction, understanding the cash home selling process can help you make informed decisions. Let's dive in!Research Cash Home Buyers:The first step in the process is to research reputable cash home buyers in Greensboro. Look for companies or investors with a solid track record, positive reviews, and a transparent buying process. This research will ensure you find a reliable buyer who can offer a fair price for your home.Request a Cash Offer:Once you've...
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Homeownership is the most direct road to wealth for many people, and your primary residence might eventually become your most valuable asset. However, buying a home can feel complicated, with property prices soaring in most locations. If owning a home appears out of reach, though, don't give up. There are ways to ease the shock and save money when purchasing a home. It sometimes seems impossible to save enough money to purchase a home. Fortunately, you can use a few easy tactics to make saving for a house a little easier. From finding out how much you can afford and understanding the importance of a home inspection to finding the top listing agent in Kernersville, NC, these tips can make your homeownership dreams a reality.  Buying a home can be an excellent investment, and it's an impo...
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By Jennifer Hollowell
There are multiple professions in the real estate world, such as appraisers, bankers, contractors, home inspectors, and government agencies. While there are many players in real estate transactions, the workhorses are the real estate agents and brokers who coordinate the process. Whether you’re buying or selling a home in Oak Ridge, NC, the crucial step for you is to find a great realtor.The best realtor in Oak Ridge, NC can help you through every step of the real estate process. They answer whatever questions arise concerning the process so you do not waste time Googling into the abyss. The best real estate agent is also one with a clear handle on the ins and outs of the housing market in Oak Ridge, NC.An excellent real estate agent is similar to a symphony conductor, coordinating the ...
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The past couple of years might have been a roller coaster ride on many fronts, but fortunately, the ride has provided a silver lining for many homeowners. In particular, there has been a considerable rise in the prices of homes. So you might be wondering if you should take advantage of the climb in home values. You might also be wondering if putting a home in Oak Ridge, NC up for sale is a good idea. As you consider the thought of doing so, a good starting point is to ask yourself, “what’s my home value in Oak Ridge, NC?”On average, the home value of properties in Oak Ridge, NC is $227,465, according to Zillow. This value only includes the middle tier of homes, though. The average can also fluctuate depending on the season, so homeowners need to be aware of that.Read on to learn more ab...
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By Jeff Craig, Greensboro Area Real Estate Photography
(Hang Me Up Photos)
What a crazy year it's been.It's a few days after Thanksgiving, Cyber Monday to be precise.  The holiday craziness is in full swing.  It’s the perfect ending to a very strange year in real estate.The trends in the Triad have followed the national trends, which is not always the case. Normally, just before Thanksgiving and until a week or so after New Year’s Day, it's a very quiet time for real estate sales in our area.  This year, it's anything but normal.  Yes, it slowed down for a few days just before and after Thanksgiving and I would expect the same around Christmas.  However, more people seem to be in the market to purchase a home now, than usual. The reasons?  Very low inventory for the most of 2017, which still continues to be the case.  If so many people want to buy, why are sel...
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By Larry Story ALC, Beneath it all is the Land, Covering all of NC
(Total Care Realty)
Is Your Realtor® Keeping Up For YOU!?!?!   In today's world of constantly updating technology is your agent keeping up with all the changes to better market your home that is for sale?  To often websites and real estate systems are constantly changing their websites and guidelines.  Now many times these changes are for the better if taken advantage of.  For example; The Triad MLS system recently changed software systems to the new and improved Matrix MLS system.  One change in particular did add a load of work for me as soon as the system too affect.  The new system will accept up to 30 photos where as the old system only took 16.  The resolution and size of the photos that are allowed to be accepted has been enhanced also.  Of course as soon as the system took affect we updated all our...
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By Larry Story ALC, Beneath it all is the Land, Covering all of NC
(Total Care Realty)
Is Your Market HOT or not, Why is My Home Not Selling?    Have your been attempting to sell your home for an extended period of time now?  Have you seen your neighbor's homes sell but not yours?  One of the best things you can do is a comparison of your home and your competition.  There are many things to consider besides just comparing homes.  But let's start with the obvious;   * Compare the basics of your home and the homes that have sold:                     Price:  focus on the price per square foot and not just the total price.                     Size:  not only how many rooms, but what size are the rooms?                     Features:  take a look at the listing pictures, what do they have you do not have?                     Upgrades:  Don't just focus on granite countertops bu...
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By Larry Story ALC, Beneath it all is the Land, Covering all of NC
(Total Care Realty)
What or Who is Your Realtor® Trying to Sell   When you look at real estate marketing what is being sold?  Is it your home or is it the brokerage or the agent?  Is their face the largest picture?  One needs to consider the direction and intent of a company.  At Total Care Realty, LLC our focus is singular, we are here to sell your home not ourselves.  All of our marketing pieces are about our clients homes.  We pride ourselves on taking a rare and different approach to selling homes.  Our jobs are not to simply put a sign in the yard and wait for a buyer.  As "listing" agents we aggressively try to find a buyer for your home not just wait for one to appear.  Our firm's entire marketing strategy is not on promoting the firm but, on selling our clients homes.  The next media push for our f...
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