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…
Charlotte Free Summer Concerts in the Park at Bearden
Summer Lunch Series
Local artists play 12-1:30, Tuesdays and Fridays through September 23
Wednesday Night Party 5:30-9 pm
From July 2nd through September 3rd , live bands perform, food trucks are here, lawn chairs and picnic baskets
Jazz Comes to Bearden on the 3rd Saturday of June, July and August
Country Folk on the Last Saturday of Every Month through September
Photos came from the first well attended jazz concert. Bringing a highback chair? Please stay to the outside...Continue Reading!
2014 NBA Draft
Last night the Charlotte Hornets added two new all-star basketball players to their roster with the no. 9 pick and no. 26 pick. The two players are Noah Vonleh, a power forward for Indiana, and P.J. Hairston, a former UNC-CH shooting guard.
Noah Vonleh was a great no. 9 pick for the Hornets as he was projected to go as high as no. 4 or 5. Vonleh played only one college season at Indiana, but with a 7-foot-5...Continue Reading!
School is officially out for the summer! That means Charlotte-area kids will be looking to pack their summer with fun adventures. Here are a few more fun ideas for family fun in the Queen City.
Located Uptown, This hands-on science and technology museum includes rotating exhibits, a three-story rain forest, aquarium and The Charlotte Observer IMAX Dome Theatre. The museum is always bustling with new events and exhibits for all ages. The museum also offers summer camps for kids from...Continue Reading!
A Review of Area Doggy Day Care and Pet Care Centers
When the summer season hits personal schedules become packed with vacations and fun festivities. With the increase in activity, you may need a place to keep your playful pets! Here are some spots to let your pets play for a few days.
Carolina Doggie Playland
3111 South Tryon St. Charlotte, NC 28217
Daycare: $24/day per dog with discounts for packages
Boarding: $35/night including food and daycare with 50% discount for second dog
Large indoor and...Continue Reading!
15893 Wayland Drive, COMING SOON Ballantyne Area, Popular Zip Code 28277
Sorry. This one sold quickly. there were 5 offers here in a weekend. Wow!
Over 2200 sf, 4 bedroom 2.5 bath on flat level fenced yard. New paint, granite and appliances round out the picture. At $259,900 it is hard to beat in the Ballantyne area. With highly regarded schools like Elon Park Elementary, Community House Middle and Ardrey Kell High School this is almost too good to be true...
June is finally here and the summer events are kicking off. This week I will bring you fun events around the Queen City that are all FREE! Check out the exciting events that will be kind to your wallet.
Alive After Five | June 5
Alive After Five is back in action at the Epicentre and featuring two great performers this week. Same as it Ever Was and Suckerpunch will be getting the party started this weekend. If you are unfamiliar...Continue Reading!
Purchasing a new home wisely is a challenge and these 10 rules will help you buy that home with confidence, in any market, and see that you get what you pay for. I am a former new home sales rep, former builder and veteran real estate broker... I know these guys and how they work, plus I've helped dozens of new home purchasers buy their new home here in Charlotte...
1) The #1 Rule of real estate, Location: Ok- so this isn't ONLY a new home tip- but...Continue Reading!
The McDonald Group
Wilkinson and Associates ERA Powered
8604 Cliff Cameron Dr ST 110
Charlotte NC 28269
Licensed in NC & SC
ERA Luxury Home Certified