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Part 3 - Agency and the Home Buyer This is the third in a series of articles describing the concept of agency, as it applies to real estate transactions in North Carolina. The purpose of these articles is to educate people who are interested in buying or selling a home in the Gaston County, NC re...
10/16/2009
For a small town, there's plenty going on in Belmont this weekend... Friday... 9:00 AM - 10th Anniversary Opening Weekend Celebration at Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden - Commemorating this milestone in our history. We're creating a special exhibit to show how we've grown since 1999. Friday thru Su...
10/15/2009
This is the second in a series of articles describing the concept of agency, as it applies to real estate transactions in North Carolina. The purpose of these articles is to educate people who are interested in buying or selling a home in the Gaston County, NC region about the value of representa...
10/14/2009
"I'm not signing anything!" How many times have I heard this from people who contact me to shop for property? I lost count long ago! The thing is, I understand where they're coming from. I am very wary of signing any paper that is shoved in front of me. However, I understand that I usually find m...
10/13/2009
I was just reading this article on CNNMoney.com. Local governments are bemoaning the fact that they are having difficulty spending federal grant money from the Neighborhood Stabilization Program. The problem? Private investors and home buyers are snatching up foreclosed properties before the loca...
10/04/2009
For a small town, there's plenty going on in Belmont this weekend... Something's A-Flutter at Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden - Hundreds of butterflies can be seen in The Orchid Conservatory and the outdoor gardens during this special event. Butterfly releases, exhibits, demonstrations and more wil...
10/03/2009
It's 7:30 PM and outside my window the dusk has settled in. As someone who enjoys lots of outdoor activities, I've been acutely aware of the decreasing daylight over the past couple of weeks. Yesterday I noticed that the "Pumpkin Patch" near my home, that raises funds for cancer research, was ope...
10/01/2009
Most days of the week I try to get in a run through the woods on the cross country trail at Belmont Abbey College. This is my alone time where I can put aside all of the distractions of modern life. Sometimes I just soak up the beauty of being out in nature. Other times I ponder some issue that h...
09/29/2009
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I once was working with a couple who were relocating from Oregon to my home area of Gaston County, NC. We spent many hours together over one weekend touring homes before they had to fly back home, as they would not be able to return until they were actually moving. On our second day together, aft...
09/28/2009
While catching up on some of the buzz on a local internet forum I came across an interesting thread. It seems that there have been a few incidents here in Charlotte where people have been confronted by security guards and told that they could not take photos. This stems from a recent incident in ...
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