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For over 3 decades we have helped our clients buy and sell appreciating properties that resell well and for a profit when the time comes. Real estate is the most important investment most people ever make...a home. It is were you keep your most valuable relationships and most intimate parts of your life. It is important and we take that responsibility very seriously. Since this is out life's work...for us, it's personal!
 Back in the olden days when I first started selling homes in the Charlotte, NC region real estate companies were set up as  a patriachal system of brokers "taking care of their agent" for a cut of the money the agent made.  Agents were effectively an unpaid sales force and 1099 contract workers....
Charlotte, NC 2015:   Last year just before Christmas I went to New York to visit my Dad.  I am a Realtor in Charlotte, a lovely metropolitan city 600 miles to the south of my native New York, that enjoys the best weather in the country.  It was cold, as one would expected for mid December in NY,...
 I recently had a buyer move to Charlotte from the tri-state area around New York City.  This is not an uncommon occurance these days.  When I moved here in the late 70's I was the Yankee who married a native Charlottean.  I do not think his grandmother ever thought of me as "family".  Now  it se...
CHARLOTTE, NC.  Did you know that Charlotte is one of the fastest growing cities in the country according to Forbes Magazine.  We can see it happening before our eyes.  When I moved here in the late 1970's Charlotte was a small city, maybe even a large town.  You could still angle park on Tryon S...
Charlotte: I received a call from a past buyer who said he wanted to get a "steal" on a biger house, maybe take advantage of  some of "all these  foreclosures".  Not only that but he wants to buy a home close to where he lives now... he wants to  Search for homes in the second most popular zip co...
Many years ago my husband and I drove to Florida on our honeymoon.  We drove from New York to St. Augustine where we stopped to take in the sights.  We had wanted to go to Daytona from there and headed down A1A but we were tired from all the travel and sight seeing.  Daytona seemed to get farther...
Charlotte, NC:   Recently Feddie Mac and Fannie Mae, the two biggest buyers of residential mortages, announced plans to begin allowing home loans with as little as 3% down payments.  In addition the big  mortgage lenders like Charlotte's own Bank of America and Wells Fargo have decided to have  l...
Charlotte, NC:   This month I am celebrating 35 years in real estate in the Charlotte market! September 4,  1979 I sold the first house I ever showed. It was an ugly, filthy, blue split level right on Sharon Amity Avenue, a major four lane artery with a double yellow line down the middle.  We saw...
Charlotte, NC:  There is a big stink going on right now in Mecklenburg County, where Charlotte is located, over finding money for teacher raises. Although Charlotte has  one of the best urban school districts in the country, NC school teachers are not paid to reflect that.   North Carolina ranked...
Search Homes for Sale in Fort Mill, SC:  Many people looking to relocated to the Charlotte area are also looking for low taxes and good schools; some are retired and looking for an affordable place to live.  That can be found right outside Charlotte in the adjoining South Carolina Homes for sale ...

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