The Charlotte Hornets have been on a roll recently. Since trading for Mo Williams, the Hornets have won their last 6 straight and their last 8 home games! Mo Williams has been averaging 23.4 pts and 7 assists -- oh, and did I mention Kemba Walker is still out recovering from knee surgery?
The once stumbling team is picking up steam at just the right point, with about a month left in the regular season. Last week the Hornets defeated the Brooklyn...Continue Reading!
A while back we got excited about Google Fiber naming Charlotte as one of its possible expansion cities. Well Google has announced the winning cities and its blazing fast Internet service is coming to Charlotte sometime in 2016 or 2017!
So why is everyone freaking out? For $80/month, Google Fiber offers 1 Gigabit down (that's 1,000 MB down) and for those keeping count (read: this guy), that's about 40 times faster than the best residential Internet available in Charlotte today (I pay...Continue Reading!
Meridan Place to Bring 260 Apartments & 100,000 Sqft of Restaurants, Offices and Retail Space in $75M Project to the Independence/Monroe Corridor
Construction started this past fall on Meridian Place, a new mixed-use project being developed by Goode Properties. If you drive down Independence Blvd to get to work you've probably seen it -- the project sits at the corner of Independence and Idlewild (Rama on the other side) and when complete, will dominate this side of south Charlotte with 20 acres...Continue Reading!
Charlotte's Three Big Gets for 2014
Charlotte is brimming with excitement as growth, employment and investment accelerated through the year. Lets look at the biggest of the big, the three top stories for Charlotte in 2014.
Recession Over, Recovery Over, Table Set for an Amazing 2015
The cranes are back in Uptown, Southend is exploding, employment has passed pre- recession levels and 2014 saw the biggest declared investments in over 8 years, more than $500 Million. Charlotte is a pro-business town...Continue Reading!
August 19th, 2014Comments Off on 2014 Appreciation in Sedgefield Makes National Top Ten ListListed Under: Charlotte News, Real Estate
Sedgefield - A HOT Charlotte Neighborhood
We've been telling you about Sedgefield for sometime now, here and here- it's booming. This past week Sedgefield gained some national recognition on Redfin, listing Sedgefield as a top ten neighborhood in the nation for appreciation. Those of you who know me, know I put my money down here and moved in October of last year and began remodeling. We compared other Southend local neighborhoods recently, and it stood out again. I've observed it with my own eyes, but...Continue Reading!
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!
These are 5 stories that shaped Charlotte in 2012 .
The Democratic National Convention
It didn't help the Democrats win NC, but the DNC showcased Charlotte to a national and international audience like no other. We are a hospitable town who knows how to throw a party, or a convention! No huge traffic or protesting tie ups, no big screw ups, and a flawless convention made Charlotte a short list candidate for future major conventions. The Epicenter shined hosting CNN, Fox and MSNBC....Continue Reading!
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