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Grant Loans from Fairway NC – $0 Down!

November 18th, 2014 Leave A Comment Listed Under: Mortgage Loans, Real Estate


Fairway Independent Mortgage is offering a new grant program that once again makes zero down financing possible for almost everyone! There have always been zero down home loans available in the market, but since the banking crisis in 2008, the options dramatically shrank and typically had restrictions for the neighborhood you could live in. Veterans could obtain a zero down home loan and USDA Rural Housing loans offered a zero down option for homes in rural areas, but what if...Continue Reading!

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Rent or Buy?

November 12th, 2014 Leave A Comment Listed Under: Buy a Home, Mortgage Loans, Real Estate

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 Buyer Agent Bobby McDonald of The McDonald Group at Wilkinson ERA breaks down the rent vs. buy decision for the Charlotte area. Check out his Zillow reviews or sign up for your FREE 1st Time Home Buyer Guide below. One of the most common questions from 1st time home buyers is whether or not they should buy now or wait for another year (or two).  There's actually a lot packed into this question and as such, I thought it would be useful...Continue Reading!

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A Successful Listing Business

November 4th, 2014 Leave A Comment Listed Under: Real Estate

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We always have listed homes for our friends and former clients, but began listing houses in earnest in the spring of 2013,  and have continued with good success throughout the greater Charlotte area in 2014. We have put our extensive understanding of home buyers and our powerful Internet platforms to work for our Sellers. We have become big believers in Facebook advertising and use it to highlight our extensive Listing blog post. Price wise, one of our favorite strategies we call “Test...Continue Reading!

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Southpark Showdown: Barclay Downs vs Foxcroft

November 4th, 2014 Leave A Comment Listed Under: Community Reports, Featured Articles, Real Estate, Southpark

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Barclay Downs is one of the most desirable and thus, difficult neighborhoods to move into in Charlotte.  With that in mind, let's see how it stacks up against another prestigious Southpark community: Foxcroft Barclay Downs is a small, highly desirable neighborhood that runs between Myers Park and Southpark mall.  With homes originally built in the late 50s or early 60s almost all of the homes have been updated, if not significantly remodeled.  At the time of this post there are only 7...Continue Reading!

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Charlotte Regional Market Update

November 4th, 2014 Leave A Comment Listed Under: Moving to Charlotte, Real Estate

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Charlotte Market Update Steady job growth has brought Charlotte home prices in most areas nearly all the way back to where they were pre-recession. Generally the real estate recovery began in the the least expensive inner rings of the city, and move to  to the more expensive, and moved to further rings out,  starting in Dilworth and Myers Park and expanding outward to the suburbs. After we review some numbers, lets talk about Why? as in "Why Charlotte?" Lets look at home prices...Continue Reading!

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South Blvd Market Report

October 21st, 2014 Comments Off on South Blvd Market Report Listed Under: Community Reports, Real Estate, Sedgefield, South End

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Close-in Charlotte for Under $250k?  Look no further than these hot neighborhoods between Park Rd and South Blvd. Looking for a place to call home that's close into town but won't brake the bank?  Look no further than these hot South End and South Blvd neighborhoods: Sedgefield Madison Park Collins Park Montclaire Starmount Sedgefield Sedgefield is the closest into town on this list and also the most expensive.  Property in this subdivision for under $200k will need significant work or perhaps even a full rebuild.  Sedgefield made Redfin's national...Continue Reading!

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The McDonald Group
Wilkinson and Associates ERA Powered
8604 Cliff Cameron Dr ST 110
Charlotte NC 28269
704-390-6221 Cell
704-393-0048 Office
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Terry McDonald [email protected]   704-351-1519

Bobby McDonald [email protected] 704-351-1519