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.
the smaller photos are thumb nails, just click to enlarge.
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…
Bach + October + Local Brews = Bachtoberfest II
If you're looking for some good beer and good music this weekend, look no further than the Charlotte Symphony's second Bachtoberfest! Combining a love of Bach and German beer, it's hard to go wrong at Bachtoberfest.
The show starts at 7:30 tonight (tomorrow night too) at Knight Theater. Tickets start at $25 and there are still a few available. Get there at 6:30 though to drink a beer or two and attend a...Continue Reading!
Close-in Charlotte for Under $250k? Look no further than these hot neighborhoods between Park Rd and South Blvd.
Looking for a place to call home that's close into town but won't brake the bank? Look no further than these hot South End and South Blvd neighborhoods:
Sedgefield is the closest into town on this list and also the most expensive. Property in this subdivision for under $200k will need significant work or perhaps even a full rebuild. Sedgefield made Redfin's national...Continue Reading!
October 17th, 2014Comments OffListed Under: Real Estate
Charlotte Market Report
My last two listings went under contract quickly, one in two days, and the other, in popular 28277 in 5 days- but there were multiple offers and it wound up selling over List Price, more than my Sellers were asking.
We, the McDonald Group at Wilkinson ERA are getting HOUSES SOLD. Professional pictures +Professional Video Across + Target Marketing across multiple channels = More Showings and More Offers
I'd like to take credit for it all, but... a lot of this...Continue Reading!
I took all of these, most of them with my DSLR but there are some great ones from the i-Phone. All from the summer or fall of 2014 Enjoy!
Lake Norman had lots of fine sailing weather this summer.
A great view of the city from the south, standing at South Blvd and E Morehead
We had an incredibly colorful spring!
Enjoying evening music at the new Romare Bearden Park at 2nd st, next to ballpark
I prefer the view from the 3rd base side...Continue Reading!
Five Fall Tips For Decorating Your House
Our leaves haven't changed yet, but it is right around the corner!
1. Outdoor plants: Tis the season to change out summer temperate plants in pots and flower beds. They may be replaced with pansies. They are winter friendly and thrive in the spring. They are available in a variety of colors and will be beautiful until the temperatures become steadily warm which typically begins in May. This is also the time of...Continue Reading!
2 Br-2Ba Den Condo |Easy Living in Myers Park
Queens Towers is set in the the park like setting of Myers Park surrounded by tall trees and wide boulevards. The location is perfect if you want to be in the most walkable part of Myers Park, just one block from Myers Park's most famous intersection, Queens and Queens and Providence and Providence Rd... you know it! The new Harris Teeter on one corner, the library on another, and Myers Park United Methodist on...Continue Reading!
The McDonald Group
Wilkinson and Associates ERA Powered
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Charlotte NC 28269
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