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The McDonald Group Difference – Our Buyer Agency Results

November 26th, 2013 Comments Off on The McDonald Group Difference – Our Buyer Agency Results Listed Under: Real Estate

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Jump to Client Results | Jump to Client Testimonials What is Buyer Agency? Buyer agency is a relatively new concept in residential real estate.  In North Carolina it has only existed for about 20 years so even if you are not a first time home buyer it's possible that you haven't used a buyer agent before.  A quality buyer agent is a professional & expert who is in your corner at all times.  Home buying is a zero sum game.  For every...Continue Reading!

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Awesome Intown Homes Under $2M

November 23rd, 2013 Leave A Comment Listed Under: Charlotte Homes for Sale, Real Estate

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These have it all. Intown to me means Southpark and closer. I'll let them speak for themselves. This on was just reduced - lets say motivated! Walking idstance to Freedom Park and Queens University [idx-listing mlsnumber="2193633" showall="true"] A great street in Foxcroft, minutes to Southpark, a quick 10 minutes Uptown [idx-listing mlsnumber="2172958" showall="true"] a neighoboring house [idx-listing mlsnumber="2152685" showall="true"] One outstanding new one (sorry, just over $2M) in a lovely Carmel park [idx-listing mlsnumber="2192573" showall="true"] Our 2013 results are in! Buyer who used the McDonald Group as their Buyer...Continue Reading!

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Get Your Trees Banded SOON

November 21st, 2013 Leave A Comment Listed Under: Everything Else

Tree Banding the cankerworm

Tree banding in Charlotte is often a December activity,  but this week's ( and last) sharply colder temperatures are putting the dreaded cankerworm on the move. You may have noticed, but there has been a lot of banding going on in the intown neighborhoods- that's because the city is treating it like the five alarm fire it is.  I went to a neighborhood meeting last week and heard Heartwood's Patrick George speak at length, he is the expert, but I'll try...Continue Reading!

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Panthers Big Win, Does it Mean a Big Season?

November 19th, 2013 Leave A Comment Listed Under: Charlotte Sports

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So does a Monday Night Football win over the New England Patriots establish the Panthers as legitimate? Yes, definitively yes. Whether they make the playoffs or not,  or more likely go deep into the playoffs, they are contenders because they have legitimate stars playing together like stars.  With a little more confidence early on they could easily be 10 wins and one loss. Look at the skill positions. In the positions that really matter, the Panthers have young stars on the rise. On...Continue Reading!

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Better Schools = Higher Home Values

October 4th, 2013 Comments Off on Better Schools = Higher Home Values Listed Under: Charlotte News, Real Estate, Schools

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Home buyers will pay a premium for high quality schools. Finally some research on something we Agents have known a long time! This past summer, Redfin the national web-based real estate company from Seattle compared home sales from neighborhood to neighborhood by square foot, even more particularly homes within the same neighborhood but different schools, and found the homes with the high quality schools sold on average for $50/sf more than their more "average" counterparts. Using MLS data to calculate median sales prices...Continue Reading!

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3 Affordable Homes in the Selwyn Ave Area of Myers Park

October 2nd, 2013 Leave A Comment Listed Under: Myers Park

Selwyn Avenue in Myers Park This popular area has tall trees and walkable streets. Popular among all age groups, it is convenient to Queens College, Freedom Park, Myers Park High School, the Shops on Selwyn and more. Craftsman homes, low country home and traditional Myers Park brick dot the landscape.   These are all older, but fully renovated homes.  Enjoy! (more…)Continue Reading!

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The McDonald Group
Wilkinson and Associates ERA Powered
8604 Cliff Cameron Dr ST 110
Charlotte NC 28269
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704-393-0048 Office
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Terry McDonald [email protected]   704-351-1519

Bobby McDonald [email protected] 704-351-1519