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Top 5 Parks In Charlotte

December 8th, 2013 6 Comments » Listed Under: Day Trips, Living Here, Things To Do Charlotte

Charlotte Skyline from Bearden Park

Charlotte, NC When the kids are out of school and the pets are getting anxious, it is the right time to check out all of the parks in the Queen City! To help you decide which parks to visit, I have compiled a list of my top five Charlotte Parks for your next outdoor adventures. Have to Add a new one, the Romare Bearden Park in uptown- beautiful green intown location! Lovely Freedom Park | Myers Park Freedom Park is a great park for...Continue Reading!

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Tampa Bay No Match, Panthers Win Again

December 2nd, 2013 Leave A Comment Listed Under: Charlotte Sports


Well this is getting familiar!    Another Monday, another win, but this time, all eyes are looking forward to the Monday evening match up between the acknowledged heavy weights ahead of the Panthers, the Seahawk's and the Saints.  The Panthers very nearly defeated the Seahawk's in the earlier less confident part of the season,and they have the Saints twice in the next four weeks. It is December, and this team will be remembered for how it plays in December. I can't remember a...Continue Reading!

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Panthers Big Win, Does it Mean a Big Season?

November 19th, 2013 Leave A Comment Listed Under: Charlotte Sports

Carolina Panthers Flag

So does a Monday Night Football win over the New England Patriots establish the Panthers as legitimate? Yes, definitively yes. Whether they make the playoffs or not,  or more likely go deep into the playoffs, they are contenders because they have legitimate stars playing together like stars.  With a little more confidence early on they could easily be 10 wins and one loss. Look at the skill positions. In the positions that really matter, the Panthers have young stars on the rise. On...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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U.S. National Whitewater Center | Adventure Playground

July 24th, 2013 1 Comment » Listed Under: Day Trips, Things To Do Charlotte

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Charlotte, NC The Queen City has the great privilege of having an amazing outdoor whitewater center just 30 minutes from the heart of the city! The U.S. National Whitewater Center is an awesome spot to visit for a day trip with friends or family but it will take more than a day to try every course, trail and zip line available.     Exciting Activities Whitewater, flatwater, and land activities galore! The whitewater center offers many different ways to explore the outdoor center created for...Continue Reading!

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Anne Springs Close Greenway Excites Fort Mill

June 12th, 2013 3 Comments » Listed Under: Day Trips, Things To Do Charlotte

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Things to Do in Fort Mill, SC  Nearby Charlotte, NC  Most outdoor enthusiasts in Fort Mill know the secret of the 2,000+ acre Anne Springs Close Greenway. This park includes miles of walking trails, wedding spots, swinging bridges, playing fields, stables and horse trails. It is free to Fort Mill residents and a contribution of $2 for all other visitors. Outdoor Activity Wonderland The Greenway has something fun for every outdoor lover. The more active guests can enjoy hiking, fishing, mountain biking and...Continue Reading!

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Dilworth Homes For Sale|Charlotte Update

May 16th, 2013 Comments Off on Dilworth Homes For Sale|Charlotte Update Listed Under: Dilworth, Sell a Home

Charlote NC Dilworth Real Estate is Red Hot We looked at the last 6 months of home sales, from November 1, 2012 to May 15,2013 Currently there are 29 homes on the market, they average 3105 sf with an average list price (LP) of $816,255, or $262/sf Since November 1, 44 homes sold in Dilworth, and the average sold home was 2,584 sf, for  an average sales price of $586,185, or $229/sf, with an average of 97 days on market. Note the spread...Continue Reading!

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