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Jumbo Loans Are BACK in Charlotte

May 24th, 2014 Comments Off on Jumbo Loans Are BACK in Charlotte Listed Under: Mortgage Loans

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Luxury Homes Need Jumbo Loans   Well most of us do! When buying a home in the $ 1 to 2 Million Dollar range, if you don't have the cash chance are you will need a Jumbo loan. Jumbos are different. The conforming market has become so regulated that in many cases the jumbo is easier to obtain than conventional financing.  Here is Fairways Independent's Sr Mortgage Specialist Olan Carder: Jumbo mortgages had become scarce and expensive in recent years.  A “Jumbo” mortgage is...Continue Reading!

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Coca-Cola Speed Street | May 22-24

May 19th, 2014 Leave A Comment Listed Under: Things To Do Charlotte

Charlotte Uptown at Night

Charlotte, NC Coca-Cola Speed Street presented by Chevrolet is back to Charlotte again to celebrate its 20th anniversary! Join the exciting festival as it transforms the streets of Uptown Charlotte into one of the largest consumer events in the Southeast. What is Speed Street? Speed Street is a multi day, free consumer event that is taking place this Thursday through Saturday. The event includes live musical entertainment, appearances by NASCAR Sprint Cup Series drivers and celebrities, dynamic exhibits for all ages and an...Continue Reading!

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DrumSTRONG 2014 | May 16-18

May 15th, 2014 Leave A Comment Listed Under: Things To Do Charlotte

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Weddington, NC Just a few miles south of downtown Charlotte is the new, popular charity event that all started nearby in Weddington! The drumSTRONG events raise awareness and funds for cancer organizations Globally through family-friendly rhythm gatherings. The fun event is held in the beautiful rolling pastures of Medow Mills, just 4 miles from Charlotte. drumSTRONG Overview Festivities start Friday evening with great stage sets, delicious art and food vendors, Craft Beer Garden, Yoga, KidzFun and “warm-up” Drum Circle activity. The 24 hour Drum-A-Thon ‘kick-off’ is at noon on Saturday....Continue Reading!

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2015 Carmel Rd, Charlotte | MLS 3003866

May 6th, 2014 Comments Off on 2015 Carmel Rd, Charlotte | MLS 3003866 Listed Under: Featured Listings, Luxury Homes, Real Estate

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Private Ranch Home Estate in the Heart of South Charlotte Privacy abounds on this wooded 1.3 acre lot.  Banded hardwoods and tall pines mix for a tall canopy and shaded entry to this lovely 5000 + sf recently remodeled ranch home. It is pre inspected and ready for you to imprint your taste and style on it  now! So where in the "country side" is this? About 5 minutes from Southpark, and 15 minutes to Uptown, within 5 minutes of...Continue Reading!

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Things To Do In Charlotte | May 8 – 11

May 4th, 2014 Leave A Comment Listed Under: Things To Do Charlotte

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Charlotte, NC The temperature this week is just about perfect for getting outside and seeing what the Queen City has to offer! With the warm weather comes the fun festivals! Check out the fun events going on the weekend in the greater Charlotte area! North Carolina Brewers and Music Festival | May 10 Just a few minutes away from Charlotte is the wonderful N.C. Brewers and Music Festival in Huntersville, N.C. The festival provides an amazing day of local craft beer and live music...Continue Reading!

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Making a House Your Home, Tips for Getting Started

April 24th, 2014 Leave A Comment Listed Under: Sell a Home

Interior Designer Jill Watkins

Simple Solutions for a Fresh Start              Re-establishing a warm, welcoming setting can be challenging.  This may be the case if you are single again or relocating to a new city or state. If there are children, making them feel like the new residence is “home” should be top priority. As an Interior Designer, I recommend prior to moving forth, consider the following points to ensure new surroundings are physically and financially comfortable for everyone. Size and...Continue Reading!

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USNWC Tuck Fest | April 25-27

April 21st, 2014 Leave A Comment Listed Under: Music, Things To Do Charlotte


Charlotte, NC The 2nd annual Tuck Fest is back at the U.S. National Whitewater Center! Tuck Fest is a three-day festival at the whitewater center that celebrates the outdoor lifestyle through competitions, exhibitions, demos and live music! The name “Tuck Fest” comes from the Tuckaseegee Ford and Trail, a historical landmark located at the USNWC. Events at the Fest The festival features a variety of outdoor sport competitions that include trail running, kayaking, biking, climbing, stand-up paddle boarding, slack lining and adventure racing. There are more...Continue Reading!

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