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South Charlotte Market On The Rise

October 25th, 2012 Comments Off on South Charlotte Market On The Rise Listed Under: Real Estate, Sell a Home

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Under Contract in Under 14 Days! Price and Days on Market are a reflection of supply and demand, and as our home inventories shrank, prices rose, and now homes are selling quicker too! The home on the right, 7308 Roseland Ave is in Charlotte's popular 28277 zip code, near Stonecrest Shopping center, in the Ballantyne area. (more…)Continue Reading!

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Positive Gains For Charlotte Properties| Low Interest Rates and Rising Consumer Confidence

October 8th, 2012 Leave A Comment Listed Under: Real Estate, Sell a Home

I spend a lot of my time in the MLS searching for homes for buyers, performing price and CMA analysis for Sellers and re- location companies... and everyone asks, how is the real estate market in Charlotte? The Charlotte Real Estate  Market Is Improving I turn to the same MLS and compare year over year sales and prices in local markets, as I've done recently here, but there is a baseline, and that is, how did the whole Charlotte area do?  Why? All time...Continue Reading!

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Panthers Beat New Orleans and Other Charlotte News!

September 17th, 2012 Leave A Comment Listed Under: Charlotte Homes for Sale, Charlotte Sports, Living Here

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SATISFACTION!  Carolina Panthers 35- New Orleans Aints 28 The Panthers 2012-2013 home opener against the New Orlean Saints couldn't have gone much better... they rediscovered their potent ground game, Cam Newton looked sharp, and the 35-28 Win was a much needed confidence booster. Heck, we even had a defense when we really needed one, and we didn't have to pay a bounty either! Mondays are definitely a little better after a Panther Win.  This win especially, I couldn't help but notice that...Continue Reading!

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Charlotte’s Public & Private High Schools – Lifestyle Searches

August 8th, 2012 Comments Off on Charlotte’s Public & Private High Schools – Lifestyle Searches Listed Under: Schools

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Introducing Lifestyle Searches on Searching for a home in Charlotte is easy to do online.  But what if you're not familiar with the area, or you're moving to a new part of Charlotte?  Many other questions have to be answered before making a decision on a home or a neighborhood.  If you have kids, or are planning to, one of the first questions is which school do I want my kids to go to?  With that in mind, I'd like...Continue Reading!

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Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools Update

February 11th, 2010 Comments Off on Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools Update Listed Under: Charlotte News, Schools

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Announces Teacher Auditions In Place of Traditional Interviews Years ago my wife and I were considering an extremely successful private school for our children. In an interview with the Head of School, I asked the founder what made his school so successful? What was the "difference-maker"?  His response more than a decade a go still provides a roadmap for success: "That's easy: Great Teachers! If I put a great teacher in front of your children, they'll get a great education. Now...Continue Reading!

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Congratulations Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools

December 4th, 2009 1 Comment » Listed Under: Living Here, Schools

North Carolina, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Measure Up in Newsweek's Top 1500 High Schools In America Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools placed two high schools in the top 200, and an additional 9 high schools in the survey of Top 1500 Public High Schools conducted annually  by Newsweek Magazine Online.  The Top 1500 represent the top 6% of US High Schools, and the CMS 11 pl;us 1 from Union- Weddington HS,  represent 23% of North Carolina's total of 53 high schools that made the Top 1500. Jay Matthew's...Continue Reading!

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The Sanctuary- A Home To Remember

August 5th, 2009 Leave A Comment Listed Under: Real Estate, Sell a Home

Charlotte Communities and  Real Estate

Quick Search Charlotte Homes Charlotte Condos and Townhomes Quick Search Luxury Homes Luxury Condos and Townhomes Quick Search Fort Mill Homes Fort Mill Townhouses Condos Charlotte, NC. 14036 Claysparrow Rd ...Luxury Home at The Sanctuary, Charlotte NC Tranquility, vacation at home, peacefulness... I've written about the Sanctuary for years, most recently  The Sanctuary in Charlotte , but also here and here. All the amenities are complete at The Sanctuary, and management of the Homeowners Association has been turned over to the homeowners- and what amenities!!!  A terrific swimming...Continue Reading!

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