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By The Vining Group at eXp Realty, Relationships First. Real Estate Second.
(The Vining Group)
Welcome to The Palisades in beautiful Southwest Charlotte. We are thrilled to present this dreamy two-story home with finished basement. More than 6,000 square feet filled with beautiful natural light and spacious entertaining areas. Gourmet kitchen complete with gas cooktop, pot-filler and stunning cabinetry to the ceiling. Two-story great room with Juliet balcony, gas log fireplace and epic water views! Grand foyer with sweeping wood staircase leads to two primary suites as well as oversized secondary bedrooms. Basement level with ample storage. Epoxy floors and tankless water heater. Don’t miss the sellers most favorite feature of the home - the screened-in porch overlooking a gorgeous, year round pond view. The Palisades are one of Charlotte’s most desired communities. Located along...
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By Debe Maxwell, CRS, The right Charlotte REALTOR!
(www.iCharlotteHomes.com | The Maxwell House Group | RE/MAX Executive | (704) 491-3310)
Dilworth Market Report - JAN 2022 (Charlotte NC)Charlotte NC - Dilworth envelopes residents and visitors with tree-lined streets, fronting homes of architectural delight, many with wrap-around front porches and most of them, craftsman-style homes. Part of the enthusiastic enjoyment of living in the Dilworth community is the walkability to the boutique shops and fabulous local restaurants. Local merchants offer personal attention as well as an ambiance that is simply Dilworth’s trademark. Who would believe that Dilworth was ever considered a 'suburb' as it was in the late 1800's.    Take a tour and see why Dilworth is the choice among many Uptown young professionals, retirees and families who simply adore the 'neighborhood' feel of Dilworth.      *Dilworth residents enjoy Dilworth being ...
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By Amy Shair, Award-Winning Agent 25+ Years
(Cary Apex Durham NC Referrals - eXp Realty)
Should You Buy Now or Wait? – Are you thinking the housing market may slow down? Trends and recent data show that now is the time to purchase your home rather than waiting to save more money or wait for house prices to stabilize.Here are the facts:Interest rates are starting to riseNovember 1, 2021, the average 30 yr. fixed mortgage rate was 3.35% and as of January 17, 2022, that has increased to 3.87%.New Construction inventory remains very lowBuilders are still experiencing supply chain issues which have caused delays and a lower number of new homes being sold each month. Many builders still have long waitlists in communities throughout the TriangleHome prices are continuing to rise in all areas of the Triangle The median sale price for a Durham County home was $400,000 in December 20...
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By Melanie Cameron, The Cameron Team
(Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage)
 Inventory in the greater Wilmington area declined again last week. Hear how many homes went under contract and sold as Melanie Cameron shares all the real estate sales stats for New Hanover County, Pender County, and Brunswick County. Wondering how much your home is worth? Sign up for the home valuation service on our website to monitor the value of your home throughout the year. It's automated and we won't contact you when you sign up, unless you request us to take a personal look at your home's value. Stay up-to-date on the Wilmington real estate market. Subscribe to our YouTube Channel or follow our Facebook page to see all of our new videos as soon as they are posted. We also have a blog on our website filled with useful tips, so make sure you check that out too.
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By Nina Hollander, Broker, Your Greater Charlotte Realtor
(Coldwell Banker Realty)
TOP 20 PUBLIC MIDDLE SCHOOLS IN GREATER CHARLOTTE AREA IN 2022 10 Of The Top 20 Ranked Public Middle Schools In The York County, SC And Union County, NC School Systems   Niche.com has ranked the top 20 public middle schools in the Charlotte region for 2022. Excellent schools are a major determinant of home values in the Charlotte area and demand for homes in certain neighborhoods. As in prior years, York County in South Carolina and Union County in North Carolina had the lion's share of top rated schools. (View the video below for the rankings from 1 to 20 and for each school's grades.) TOP PUBLIC MIDDLE SCHOOLS IN YORK COUNTY, SOUTH CAROLINA:Fort Mill and Clover School Districts in York County, South Carolina account for six of the top 20 ranked middle schools in the Charlotte region a...
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By Nina Hollander, Broker, Your Greater Charlotte Realtor
(Coldwell Banker Realty)
Latest news on the Indian Trail real estate market in December 2021 and what it means for you...  Indian Trail Area Housing Market HighlightsDecember 2021 vs December 2020 Indian Trail area (28079 zip code), which includes the towns of Indian Trail, Stallings, Hemby Bridge, remained a home seller's market in December 2021. In fact, it's been six years since Indian Trail could be considered a balanced market, much less a home buyer's market. Home prices increased 30.9% year-over-year and Indian Trail saw the highest average home prices in its history in December. Pending sales also increased year-over-year. Inventory dropped year-over-year, despite an increase in new listings in December. Average home prices increased 30.9% to $445,672 in December 2021 compared with the same month one ye...
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By Nina Hollander, Broker, Your Greater Charlotte Realtor
(Coldwell Banker Realty)
Latest news on the Matthews (28105 zip code) real estate market in December 2021 and what it means for you...    Matthews (28105 Zip Code) Housing Market Highlights:December 2021 versus December 2020 Matthews housing market continued to see low inventory with the months supply of inventory just barely over one-half month at 0.6 months (down 25% year-over-year from 0.8 months in December 2020 and down from 1.8 months in December 2019). The months supply of inventory also dropped month-over-month.   However you "slice it," Matthews has been a home seller's market for at least three years now. Inventory of homes was down 30.5% year-over-year, despite an increase in new listings of homes of 34.5% year-over-year.  Average sale prices of homes increased 21.9% year-over-year to $412,415. Media...
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By Nancy Braun, Professional Service, Personally Delivered
(Showcase Realty LLC)
A short sale occurs when a financially distressed homeowner sells their home for less than the outstanding mortgage balance and has approval from their lender. You might notice a short sale in your area during difficult times when unemployment is high. However: is there a better alternative to a short sale?A new payment plan, loan modification, and, in some situations, foreclosure of the property are the most typical alternatives to a short sale in Charlotte, NC. Short sales are often lengthy and paperwork-intensive deals that might take up to a year to complete. On the other hand, short sales do not negatively impact a homeowner's credit as a foreclosure.During the recovery from the Great Recession of 2008, the short sale, sometimes known as a short payment, emerged as a trend. Short s...
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By Nancy Braun, Professional Service, Personally Delivered
(Showcase Realty LLC)
If you’re looking into Charlotte, NC investment properties, it’s high time you start researching every aspect of Queen City.To make a sound property investment, you’ll need to ask some smart questions on Charlotte, NC real estate, economy, and development trends. Some of the essential questions include: How is Charlotte, NC economy doing? What's the job market like in Charlotte, NC? What are the current and future development projects in Charlotte, NC? How is the renter’s market in Charlotte, NC? What are the hottest Charlotte neighborhoods for investors in 2021? With an extensive background and market research, it’s possible to answer these important questions on purchasing commercial property in Charlotte, North Carolina.Top 25 Questions to Ask Before Investing in Charlotte NC Homes f...
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By Nancy Braun, Professional Service, Personally Delivered
(Showcase Realty LLC)
The process of buying a home is one of a kind, even though it can get a bit stressful at times. A home is a significant investment, but like all investments, some are more beneficial for you.What you keep in mind to get a good deal on a Charlotte, NC house depends on what you most likely have an idea about what you want in a home. It can be how many rooms and bathrooms it should have or what kind of patio you’d like in the backyard. However, finding the best fair deal for you might be the most confusing part. Here's a guide on things to keep in mind to get a good deal on a Charlotte, NC house. Remember what you’re looking for, ensure you’re prepared, and what things you have to consider most in buying a house.1. Assess your financesIf you’re committed to buying a home, it would be best ...
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By Nina Hollander, Broker, Your Greater Charlotte Realtor
(Coldwell Banker Realty)
WINTER SNOW/ICE ADVISORY FOR GREATER CHARLOTTE THIS WEEKENDTIPS TO PREPARE & STAY SAFECharlotte is expecting its first significant snow storm in four years this weekend. Snow is expected to begin falling late on Saturday night and a mixture of snow, sleet and freezing rain is expected throughout Sunday. The storm event is expected to end by Sunday night, but issues (mostly icy roads) are expected to linger into Monday morning with temperatures dropping into the 20's. We are seeing forecasts for as much as seven inches of snow in part of the region. The City of Charlotte has prepared a list of tips to deal with the impending snow storm. The Charlotte Department of Transportation crews has been working in close coordination with the North Carolina Department of Transportation to proactive...
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By Nina Hollander, Broker, Your Greater Charlotte Realtor
(Coldwell Banker Realty)
ORGANIZE YOUR HOME DAY: JANUARY 14THOGANIZING YOUR HOME IS STEP #1 IN GETTING YOUR HOME READY TO SELL Tidying up a home is an important first step to selling your home. So if you're thinking about selling your Greater Charlotte home and need more closet space or room to grow, use Organize Your Home Day as your catalyst. Then when you're ready to sell, reach out to Nina Hollander with Coldwell Banker Realty. I can help you organize and stage your home to sell. Did you know that we don't use 80% of what we "save" around our homes? Organizing an entire home clearly is not something that you can begin and finish in just one day, but getting a head-start on a day dedicated to this task can help start and keep up the motivation to continue until you've reached your goal. Today, on Organize Yo...
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By Nancy Braun, Professional Service, Personally Delivered
(Showcase Realty LLC)
Are you planning to buy a home in Lake Park, NC? Then you should consider seeking the help of a real estate agent. Charlotte, NC real estate agents are negotiation experts with vast market knowledge to help you with the pricing, staging, and marketing process. These agents also have access to off-market homes and other real estate services. Still can’t decide? Then these nine advantages should convince you to hire a real estate agent in Lake Park, Charlotte, NC. 1. Charlotte, NC Agents Have Vast Market KnowledgeThe Charlotte, NC house market is a finicky one. If you try to tackle it by yourself, you could end up paying more than you should. Why is Hiring a Real Estate Agent Important?Unless you’re okay with losing money, it’s best if you hired a Showcase realty agent. They know the hous...
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By Nancy Braun, Professional Service, Personally Delivered
(Showcase Realty LLC)
It can be difficult to find a home that won’t burn a hole in your pocket, especially if you’re considering a sought-after location, like Charlotte, North Carolina. Charlotte remains one of the fastest-growing cities in the nation, but what does this mean for homebuyers? More and more people are paying a hefty sum to relocate to the Queen City. In short, the Charlotte real estate market is more competitive than ever! Is it still possible to save money to buy your dream home in Charlotte, NC? Or will it remain just a long-cherished dream? It is possible to save money when buying a Charlotte, NC home and live in your dream home in Charlotte as long as you have a trustworthy, experienced, and reliable real estate agent by your side. From finding a side hustle, increasing your credit score t...
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By Nancy Braun, Professional Service, Personally Delivered
(Showcase Realty LLC)
Buying luxury homes for sale in Charlotte, NC, is a major decision with unique challenges. Sometimes, you may be struggling to find your dream home in a convenient part of the city. Other times, the options may be overwhelming, and you become confused about which house to buy. Nevertheless, the solution to some of these challenges lies in getting a professional to help you.Whatever the challenges you might encounter, having a real estate agent's assistance will make your home buying experience that much easier. These experts do everything from getting you the best price to showing you the best homes in the best parts of the city. You may want to avoid using a real estate agent, so you can save the commission rate they normally charge. But going solo is not worth the risk and difficultie...
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By Nancy Braun, Professional Service, Personally Delivered
(Showcase Realty LLC)
If you’re looking for Charlotte, NC homes for sale, then it’s best if you hire a real estate expert to help you out.The best reasons to hire a real estate agent in Myers Park Charlotte, NC are their expertise and access to the prime property. They can help you find the right home and negotiate for the right price. Once you decide to sell your property, they can give you insider tips and market it well.These experts can guide you through the entire process - and save you money in the long run. Now, let’s explore all the reasons to hire a real estate agent in Myers Park, Charlotte, NC. 1. Licensed Showcase Realty Experts Can HelpChoosing the right real estate agent is just like choosing the right doctor. You want to go to somebody who listens to your problems and understands how to find t...
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By Nina Hollander, Broker, Your Greater Charlotte Realtor
(Coldwell Banker Realty)
Latest news on Charlotte Region's luxury housing market as of December 2021 and what it means for you...   Charlotte Region's single family luxury homes real estate market remained solid in spite of a 36.7% year-over-year decline in inventory. This low level of inventory has not been seen in well over a decade. Days on market, both average and median, also were down significantly year-over-year, as was the months supply of inventory.  Luxury home sellers continued to see a higher sale price as a percent of listing price. Median home sale prices were down slightly at 3.4%, while average sales prices increased 0.4% year-over-year.  Earlier in the year there was concern that luxury home buyers might "give in" to buyer fatigue and take a "wait and see" position due to frustrations caused by...
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By Nina Hollander, Broker, Your Greater Charlotte Realtor
(Coldwell Banker Realty)
JANUARY 13TH IS MAKE YOUR DREAMS COME TRUE DAY!ARE YOU DREAMING OF A NEW GREATER CHARLOTTE HOME? Do your dreams include buying or selling a Greater Charlotte home in 2022? Nina Hollander with Coldwell Banker Realty can make your dreams come true! We make the dream of homeownership come true every day and not just on Make Your Dreams Come True Day. WHAT KIND OF HOME ARE YOU DREAMING ABOUT?                Looking For Outdoor Space?                  Looking For Community Amenities?               Looking For A View?                                     Looking For A Golf Course?                 Looking For A Luxury Home?                  Looking For The Perfect Kitchen?             Looking For An Open Floor Plan?            Looking For More Space?             Looking For A Home Office?      ...
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By The Vining Group at eXp Realty, Relationships First. Real Estate Second.
(The Vining Group)
Welcome home to this adorable Plaza Midwood bungalow! The updated kitchen with stainless steel appliances, quartz countertops, deep stainless steel sink and white cabinets and backsplash provide a beautiful heart to the home. When entertaining, the covered front porch, beautiful backyard pergola, fire pit, and park like setting are perfect! Close to uptown, NODA, and all the shopping, restaurants, and entertainment!
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