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Charlotte For Kids Part 3

June 22nd, 2014 Comments Off on Charlotte For Kids Part 3 Listed Under: Things To Do Charlotte

Discovery Place Charlotte

Charlotte, NC 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. Discovery Place 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!

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Purrfect Pet Playlands in Charlotte

June 13th, 2014 Leave A Comment Listed Under: Everything Else, Weekend Trips


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 Location 3111 South Tryon St. Charlotte, NC 28217 Pricing Daycare: $24/day per dog with discounts for packages Boarding: $35/night including food and daycare with 50% discount for second dog Special Accommodations Large indoor and...Continue Reading!

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15893 Wayland Drive- COMING SOON

June 10th, 2014 Leave A Comment Listed Under: Real Estate

15893 Wayland Drive Charlotte

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... Open...Continue Reading!

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Things to Do in Charlotte |

June 3rd, 2014 Leave A Comment Listed Under: Music, Things To Do Charlotte


Charlotte, NC 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!

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10 Essential Rules When Buying a New Home

June 3rd, 2014 Comments Off on 10 Essential Rules When Buying a New Home Listed Under: Real Estate

a Ryland home at Millbridge new home community in Waxhaw

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!

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NC First Time Home Buyer Guide

May 28th, 2014 Comments Off on NC First Time Home Buyer Guide Listed Under: Real Estate

first time home buyer guide NC

First Home Buyer Guide- Avoiding the "Sandtraps and Minefields" of Buying your first home Did you know that 40% of people who buy a home this year in North Carolina will be a first time home buyer? Even if you've owned a home in another state, this explains buying in North Carolina. For most people, buying a home is the largest investment they'll ever make. We have developed a first time home buyer guide for North Carolina (and SC) brimming with real estate definitions,...Continue Reading!

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Crowders Mountain | Charlotte Quick Trip

May 28th, 2014 Leave A Comment Listed Under: Day Trips, Things To Do Charlotte, Weekend Trips

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Kings Mountain, N.C. Let your adventurous side come out by hiking the many miles of trails at Crowders Mountain! It's only 45 minutes away from Charlotte and the perfect spot for a quick day trip! What's At Crowders Mountain? Crowders Mountain is a great spot to enjoy the cool mountain air while hiking, camping or rock climbing! The State Park is the second highest point in Gaston County and provides views of landscapes for up to 25 miles. The park has many miles...Continue Reading!

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