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Appreciation in Charlotte

September 12th, 2014 Comments Off on Appreciation in Charlotte Listed Under: Real Estate, Sell a Home

Custom home by jas am in Longview country club

BIG Questions from Charlotte Home Buyers and Sellers Home Buyer and Sellers ask these questions often- big questions, and in the old days they would take a ton of research to answer with authority. Sometimes they still will, but I do have some cool new data tools. "Is "X" subdivision going to appreciate more than "Y" ?"  "Is it better to live closer to town or further out?" Sellers ask, "What is my home worth?" and then point to one sale in their neighborhood,...Continue Reading!

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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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Making a House Your Home, Tips for Getting Started

April 24th, 2014 Leave A Comment Listed Under: Sell a Home

Interior Designer Jill Watkins

Simple Solutions for a Fresh Start              Re-establishing a warm, welcoming setting can be challenging.  This may be the case if you are single again or relocating to a new city or state. If there are children, making them feel like the new residence is “home” should be top priority. As an Interior Designer, I recommend prior to moving forth, consider the following points to ensure new surroundings are physically and financially comfortable for everyone. Size and...Continue Reading!

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Spring Into Action! 10 Tips to Make Your Home Shine

March 10th, 2014 Leave A Comment Listed Under: Real Estate, Sell a Home

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When the weather warms up and the trees begin to bud, we all get a bit of spring fever. Since we have spent quite a bit of time indoors, we may have become somewhat bored with our surroundings.  With that in mind, here are 10 ways to cure the fever and have a new found interest and excitement in your home (while still being efficient): Start planting!  If you are in your first home, purchase a variety of plants and root...Continue Reading!

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Charlotte Home Prices Up, Volume Down in 2014

March 7th, 2014 Leave A Comment Listed Under: Real Estate, Sell a Home

Terrence (Terry) McDonald

Hows The Market? Charlotte area home prices soared 15% in the first two months of 2014 when compared to January and February, 2013 even as volume decreased 8.5% for the same period. We measure price gains and decreases based on the sold cost per square foot, a measure that balances out different consumer choices in house size. The average sold price increased  17% to $265,222 in our core Charlotte area.*  Charlotte home prices have been increasing for more than 26 months,...Continue Reading!

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Impactful Outdoors! 5 Tips for Improving Your Home’s Curb Appeal

March 3rd, 2014 Comments Off on Impactful Outdoors! 5 Tips for Improving Your Home’s Curb Appeal Listed Under: Real Estate, Sell a Home

curb appeal

Curb appeal makes ALL the difference when your home is seen online, for the casual drive by and for the initial in-person showing.  You want to make sure it promotes the message of warm, welcoming and well-maintained.  Potential buyers will assume the interior has been given the same amount of attention as the exterior. If they are impressed with the outdoors, they’ll be eager to continue with the showing. With that in mind, here are 5 housekeeping tips to improve your...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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