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It’s Back to School Time!

August 1st, 2014 Leave A Comment Listed Under: Living Here, Schools

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Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools 2014-15 It is that time of year again, just a short month until school starts back up, a time to look back and forward to the coming year.   If you are not from around here, how do you go about choosing a Charlotte school for your child? Few parenting decisions loom larger for your child's future than finding the right school for your child or children. I've tried to assemble the links and background information you'll need to help you find that fit. My...Continue Reading!

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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

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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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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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Charlotte’s Public & Private High Schools – Lifestyle Searches

August 8th, 2012 Comments Off on Charlotte’s Public & Private High Schools – Lifestyle Searches Listed Under: Schools

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Introducing Lifestyle Searches on CharlotteCommunitiesOnline.com Searching for a home in Charlotte is easy to do online.  But what if you're not familiar with the area, or you're moving to a new part of Charlotte?  Many other questions have to be answered before making a decision on a home or a neighborhood.  If you have kids, or are planning to, one of the first questions is which school do I want my kids to go to?  With that in mind, I'd like...Continue Reading!

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Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools Update

February 11th, 2010 Comments Off on Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools Update Listed Under: Charlotte News, Schools

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Announces Teacher Auditions In Place of Traditional Interviews Years ago my wife and I were considering an extremely successful private school for our children. In an interview with the Head of School, I asked the founder what made his school so successful? What was the "difference-maker"?  His response more than a decade a go still provides a roadmap for success: "That's easy: Great Teachers! If I put a great teacher in front of your children, they'll get a great education. Now...Continue Reading!

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Congratulations Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools

December 4th, 2009 1 Comment » Listed Under: Living Here, Schools

North Carolina, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Measure Up in Newsweek's Top 1500 High Schools In America Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools placed two high schools in the top 200, and an additional 9 high schools in the survey of Top 1500 Public High Schools conducted annually  by Newsweek Magazine Online.  The Top 1500 represent the top 6% of US High Schools, and the CMS 11 pl;us 1 from Union- Weddington HS,  represent 23% of North Carolina's total of 53 high schools that made the Top 1500. Jay Matthew's...Continue Reading!

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Charlotte Area Schools- CMS, Union County, Links, Links and More Links!

November 20th, 2008 Comments Off on Charlotte Area Schools- CMS, Union County, Links, Links and More Links! Listed Under: Living Here, Schools, Union County

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So you are thinking about moving to Charlotte, first question, "What about their schools?" Where can you go to compare schools within the greater Charlotte area- from Mooresville to Fort Mill schools, its all here. Charlotte, NC   After writing my first CMS school update on this blog a few days ago, I realized we needed some updated links and information for Charlotte area schools. Today's post is not exhaustive, just the ones I work with every day. If I left your school...Continue Reading!

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