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Sedgefield Real Estate, Schools and More

February 25th, 2014 Comments Off on Sedgefield Real Estate, Schools and More Listed Under: Real Estate, Schools, Sedgefield

sedgefield craftsman home

How's the Market? Glad you asked, 2013 was a big year in Sedgefield! Home prices climbed 9.5% when measured by sales price per square foot Sedgefield ranked 3rd on our Top Twenty Hot Subdivisions.  Why? It's in some great company, what makes it so HOT? There are lots of reasons, but here are a few: Walking distance to the New Bern Lynxx train station, see map below 30 minute WALK to Bank of America stadium, 5 minute drive 20 minute Walk to downtown Dilworth,...Continue Reading!

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Charlotte Active Over 55 Communities

February 24th, 2014 Leave A Comment Listed Under: Real Estate, Terrys Top Ten Communities


Active Adult, Over 55 Communities in Charlotte, Lake Norman and South CarolinaMany of the active adult communities (over 55) don't market themselves that way, so they can be difficult to find. For a long time, Sun City Carolina Lakes, the fantastically successful Del Webb Community in Fort Mill was the only one. (Scroll down to see that one) We can  help you with new or re-sale- it is best to check both. If you contact the Builders directly you are...Continue Reading!

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4926 Cruz Bay Dr Monroe NC 28110

February 13th, 2014 Leave A Comment Listed Under: Featured Listings, Real Estate

cruz bay

REDUCED: $194900 SELLER WILL PAY $3000 IN CLOSING WITH ACCEPTED OFFER. No money down USDA home loan qualified... St. Johns Forest has it all.  Walking trails, swimming pool, minutes to ball fields, groceries and more. Wesley Chapel area. Why buy a new home, and then have to pay out of pocket for all the nice stuff-- fenced yard, real landscaping, custom interior features, and more? This lightly lived in home has it all the expensive add ons- fenced yard, landscaping, and all the...Continue Reading!

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New Mortgage Rules| The Affect on Home Buyers

January 27th, 2014 Leave A Comment Listed Under: Mortgage Loans, Real Estate

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What is a Qualified Mortgage? Starting January 10, 2014, lenders must assess the borrower’s ability to repay for virtually all closed-end residential mortgage loans. All Qualified Mortgages (QM) are presumed to comply with this requirement. If a loan does not fall under the (QM) safe harbor, then lenders are under massive liability from borrowers and regulatory agencies, and therefore most will not offer loans that are not (QM) loans. A loan can be classified as (QM) loan in 2 ways. It either...Continue Reading!

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Rental Scams In Charlotte

January 22nd, 2014 Leave A Comment Listed Under: Real Estate

house questions, don't be fooled

Beware! Beware of  "Home for Rent" Rental Scam It all starts with a rental ad and price just so good, so so good.  A few think too good to be true.  And they are right. I've spoken to people who claim they saw the ad on Trulia or on Craig's List. In the past few weeks we have have no fewer than 10 telephone calls asking if a popular south Charlotte listing in zip code 28277  is for rent. The first caller...Continue Reading!

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Charlotte Real Estate|Whats Hot and Whats Not~ Find Your ‘Hood

January 21st, 2014 Comments Off on Charlotte Real Estate|Whats Hot and Whats Not~ Find Your ‘Hood Listed Under: Real Estate, Sell a Home

hot subdivisions charlotte

Terry's 20 Top HOT  Subdivisions in Charlotte According to our Carolina Regional Realtor's Association, the CRRA, year over year 2013 median home prices  rose 7.5% as  sales volume increased 24.6% over 2012.  And 2012 was a good year as well, so yes, real estate here is Hot! But what about your neighborhood?  The CRRA numbers are averages, and those of you who know me know I frequently say averages hide a lot! Home price averages are no exception, so if your question...Continue Reading!

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New Listing in Blakeney Greens| South Charlotte Convenience Arts and Crafts Charm

January 3rd, 2014 1 Comment » Listed Under: Featured Listings, Real Estate

Corner of Ardrey kell and Rea Rd

Open House! Saturday, 1/18 from 12 - 2pm 7031 Blakeney Greens Blvd | MLS 2197736 Are you buying a home this month or next?  Are you looking in the popular Blakeney area of  South Charlotte? Love the schools in popular zip code 28277? We've just listed a 3 br 2.5 bath in Blakeney Greens, with over 1800 sf this home is a gently lived in beauty!  It has a 2 car garage, has been professionally decorated and landscaped all for $319,900. Scroll down for...Continue Reading!

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8604 Cliff Cameron Dr ST 110
Charlotte NC 28269
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Terry McDonald [email protected]   704-351-1519

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