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A New Videographer at the McDonald Group

September 1st, 2014 Comments Off on A New Videographer at the McDonald Group Listed Under: Real Estate, Sell a Home, Videos

Jon Hyatt video producer

We've hired a videographer, an integrated video producer for the McDonald Group and CharlotteCommunitiesOnline, Jon Hyatt. Jon is a New England native and began videoing new listings in the Boston area for a local broker in 2009, found he had a knack for it, and has been producing professional video ever since.   His work includes dozens of property videos,  company profiles and reality based shows designed and used as in bound marketing tools for Brokers throughout the Boston area. Jon has...Continue Reading!

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2014 Appreciation in Sedgefield Makes National Top Ten List

August 19th, 2014 Comments Off on 2014 Appreciation in Sedgefield Makes National Top Ten List Listed Under: Charlotte News, Real Estate

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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!

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Flaws, Fatal Flaws and Preferences- Avoiding the Big Mistakes

August 11th, 2014 Comments Off on Flaws, Fatal Flaws and Preferences- Avoiding the Big Mistakes Listed Under: Real Estate

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How to Avoid the Biggest Mistake? The Internet has revolutionized the home buying process. There are literally 100's if not 1000's of sites to search for homes online, in your city, in Charlotte, or just about anywhere in the world. Finding the right house for you to call home should be easy, like the printer you bought on Amazon, or the shoes for your birthday. Why Zillow even has commercials telling you it is OK to decide on a home before you...Continue Reading!

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Why are Mortgage Applications SO Crazy?

August 6th, 2014 Leave A Comment Listed Under: Mortgage Loans, Real Estate

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What if I told you that the average mortgage file in the U.S. has grown from around 100 pages to almost 500 pages in the last few years? What if I told you that approximately 30% of real estate transactions nationwide either don’t close or close late… primarily due to mortgage related problems?  Well both of the statements above are true, but in spite of that we have customers telling us almost everyday that, “this was the easiest mortgage process I...Continue Reading!

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South End Neighborhoods Booming! A Market Update

July 30th, 2014 Comments Off on South End Neighborhoods Booming! A Market Update Listed Under: Real Estate, Sedgefield, South End

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South End is Growing! Comparing Communities- A Market Update The Lynx light rail, and all of the development associated with it, have transformed the South End area over the past 6 years.  With the announcement of a $190M mixed-use development project on South Blvd at Sedgefield, we thought it was time for another South End/South Blvd Market Update. The neighborhoods researched for this market update include Sedgefield, Colonial Village, Montclaire, Madison Park and Starmount.  Placed on a map, these neighborhoods are located between Ideal...Continue Reading!

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Still King of the Hill in Union County| The Club at Longview

July 28th, 2014 Leave A Comment Listed Under: Luxury Homes, Real Estate, Terrys Top Ten Communities

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Community Matters ! Longview the Winner in Union County Luxury Homes for Sale Showing the power and resilience of great communities, The Club at Longview has far outperformed other luxury home communities in Union County, as measured both in return to pre -recession prices, and volume of sales. This is not counting the  substantial success of the Toll Brothers just below $1M in Longview. This review is about the  $1 Million plus market, the luxury and super luxury ($2M+)homes of Union...Continue Reading!

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15893 Wayland Drive- COMING SOON

June 10th, 2014 Leave A Comment Listed Under: Real Estate

15893 Wayland Drive Charlotte

15893 Wayland Drive, COMING SOON Ballantyne Area, Popular Zip Code 28277 Sorry. This one sold quickly.  there were 5 offers here in a weekend. Wow! Over 2200 sf, 4 bedroom 2.5 bath on flat level fenced yard.   New paint, granite and appliances round out the picture. At $259,900 it is hard to beat in the Ballantyne area. With highly regarded schools like Elon Park Elementary, Community House Middle and Ardrey Kell High School this is almost too good to be true... Open...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
Licensed in NC & SC
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Terry McDonald [email protected]   704-351-1519

Bobby McDonald [email protected] 704-351-1519