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Yesterday at my company we had a huge sales meeting, complete with agents sharing their tips on how to Prospect, Price and get Price Reductions.  My BIC asked me to be on the panel for prospecting, so I thought I'd share the notes I came up with here. Do it, daily. In Person: ALWAYS wear your na...
07/25/2008
1. The county was formed in 1779. 2. It was named for Benjamin Lincoln, a general in the American Revolutionary War. 3. Early settlers were of German and Scotch-Irish descent. 4. The county is 308 square miles. 5. Our top manufacturer is RSI Home Products. 6. Rock Springs Campground was the earl...
07/22/2008
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Proving that now is a great time for Charlotteans to buy, Forbes recently released its "10 best cities in the country for house bargains" and Charlotte made the list, of course! Forbes states that to determine the list, they looked at areas with healthy job growth and more houses available than ...
07/20/2008
Looking for History? Look no further than, well, Catawba County! We took a trip down looking for a letterbox, but found out that this little bridge has some big history attached to it. It is one of only two original covered bridges remaining in North Carolina. It was built in 1895 by Andy Ramsou...
07/16/2008
TUDOR Denoting a style of architecture characterized by half- timbered houses, such as this one in Mooresville: VICTORIAN Being in the highly ornamented, massive style of architecture, decor, and furnishings popular in 19th-century England, like this one in Mooresville. WILLIAMSBURG An English-st...
07/13/2008
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GARDEN A summer house. A privy, like this one in Charlotte, NC. GEORGIAN Georgian architecture is often characterized by a rectangular plan, often with symmetrical wings flanking each side; a symmetrical brick or stone façade; pedimented gable; projecting central pavilion or a portico often with ...
07/12/2008
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I deal with ranches more times than not, but I thought it'd be neat to show what the different syle choices in homes are actually available. And this is just in our MLS! Once I got there, I realized how many people had their home styles listed very incorrectly!! Gulp! A-FRAME A structure, such as...
07/10/2008
With gas over $4 a gallon, I figure most of us will be close to home for the Fourth. Don't despair, there's lots to see: Lincolnton Fireworks: Lincoln High School Stadium beginning at 9:35. Parade before down Main Street and children's activities around Court Square at 5ish! SATURDAY JULY 5TH: E...
07/03/2008
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Lowball offers are a staple in this business in this particular real estate market. I have yet to receive a full priced offer on a listing of mine, and I don't think I will for several months to come. I have also been on the giving end of lowball offers, and I've had a few met with anger and no ...
06/26/2008
In this market, it is easy to get excited with any offer your home receives. But, now more than ever, sellers should be cautious about the type of buyer they select. With all of the defaults in the mortgage loan industry, it is more important than ever to look at your buyer, even when those buye...
06/25/2008
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