If you want to live in or near Charlotte, or close to excellent Charlotte Airport, and want to live in an over 55 community, there aren’t a great number of choices. Del Webb pioneered the active adult lifestyle a generation ago, today, Pulte pulls in many of the same resources to deliver quite a community- Sun City Carolina Lakes is still selling new in their 5 th year.
Did I mention South Carolina has lower taxes? In the summer of 2007, they reduced property taxes statewide so that if you buy a home today, it is roughly .80 /1000, so a $300,000 home has taxes of $2400, +/-, making Sun City Carolina Lakes one of the most affordable active adult communities in the country.
A few months back, re-sales were king, but today, they are literally dropping prices to unheard of levels at the new home center. And they drop more using a Buyer Agent- I’ve evidence from earlier in the year on this.
Their clubhouse is the center of community activity- it has a large fitness center,
indoor pool, work out rooms and meeting rooms.
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They like to think of themeselves as a golf cart community, you can use your cart to shop at the new Harris Teeter or get a beverage, not get in your car if you don’t want to…
What are the top Zip Codes for appreciation in Charlotte? Everybody has an opinion, here is the data!
Starting with popular suburban zip 28277, Ballanytne area, and then the historic Myers Park, 28207, and Dilworth, 28203. All compared the the MLS average. Measured in increase/ decrease in median price per square foot.
As of 3/31/2015, year over year, MLS is UP 4.5%, 28277 UP 3.5%, 28207 DOWN 3.8%, 28203 UP 9.1% Wow, what a variance! Averages hide a lot! Dilworth prices pass...Continue Reading!
Just off South Blvd and walking distance to a Lynxx Light Rail stop, a large 3 bedroom 2 bath home is coming on the market in popular Starmount.
Nearly 1600 square feet, a full master bedroom with master bath and office/nursery attached. All the rooms are large, from the great room to the kitchen, you'll notice the open floor plan, the extra large pantry, the small den or office overlooking a flat (mostly) fenced back yard. There is plenty of table space in...Continue Reading!
The Charlotte Hornets have been on a roll recently. Since trading for Mo Williams, the Hornets have won their last 6 straight and their last 8 home games! Mo Williams has been averaging 23.4 pts and 7 assists -- oh, and did I mention Kemba Walker is still out recovering from knee surgery?
The once stumbling team is picking up steam at just the right point, with about a month left in the regular season. Last week the Hornets defeated the Brooklyn...Continue Reading!
A while back we got excited about Google Fiber naming Charlotte as one of its possible expansion cities. Well Google has announced the winning cities and its blazing fast Internet service is coming to Charlotte sometime in 2016 or 2017!
So why is everyone freaking out? For $80/month, Google Fiber offers 1 Gigabit down (that's 1,000 MB down) and for those keeping count (read: this guy), that's about 40 times faster than the best residential Internet available in Charlotte today (I pay...Continue Reading!
Meridan Place to Bring 260 Apartments & 100,000 Sqft of Restaurants, Offices and Retail Space in $75M Project to the Independence/Monroe Corridor
Construction started this past fall on Meridian Place, a new mixed-use project being developed by Goode Properties. If you drive down Independence Blvd to get to work you've probably seen it -- the project sits at the corner of Independence and Idlewild (Rama on the other side) and when complete, will dominate this side of south Charlotte with 20 acres...Continue Reading!
Charlotte's Three Big Gets for 2014
Charlotte is brimming with excitement as growth, employment and investment accelerated through the year. Lets look at the biggest of the big, the three top stories for Charlotte in 2014.
Recession Over, Recovery Over, Table Set for an Amazing 2015
The cranes are back in Uptown, Southend is exploding, employment has passed pre- recession levels and 2014 saw the biggest declared investments in over 8 years, more than $500 Million. Charlotte is a pro-business town...Continue Reading!
The McDonald Group
Wilkinson and Associates ERA Powered
8604 Cliff Cameron Dr ST 110
Charlotte NC 28269
Licensed in NC & SC
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