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Charlottes Amazingly Very Very Good Year

Four Big WINS for Charlotte   Charlotte has had quite a year!  The last 12 months have been good for the city, starting with the July, 2018 announcement that Charlotte would host the Republican National Convention in 2020. This signalled to the world that Charlotte had come back to its true nature, a pro-business  town. 

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Rent or Buy in Charlotte?

Rent vs Buy in Charlotte NC?   One of the most common questions from 1st time home buyers is whether or not they should buy now or wait for another year (or two).  There’s actually a lot packed into this question and as such, I thought it would be useful to discuss it more here!

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South Blvd Market Report

Close-in Charlotte for Under $250k?  Look no further than these hot neighborhoods between Park Rd and South Blvd. Looking for a place to call home that’s close into town but won’t brake the bank?  Look no further than these hot South End and South Blvd neighborhoods: Sedgefield Madison Park Collins Park Montclaire Starmount Sedgefield Sedgefield is

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Great Charlotte Pictures

I took all of these, most of them with my DSLR but there are some great ones from the i-Phone. All from the summer or fall of 2014 Enjoy! If you like these please share with your friends. Lake Norman had lots of fine sailing weather this summer. A great view of the city from

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Moving to Charlotte? Where?

From 2000 to 2010, some 400,000 people moved to Charlotte. That is a city about the size of Cincinnati!   I’ve explored a bit on “Why people move to Charlotte”  in a number of posts, and how about half come by choice , and half via corporate transfer. For more, see Introduction to Charlotte video (over

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The Fillmore @ the NC Music Factory

The Fillmore, located inside the NC Music Factory near Uptown, is one of the best places in Charlotte to listen to live music. Since it’s opening in June of 2009, The Fillmore has become one of the best music venues in Charlotte.  Unlike most other Charlotte music venues it’s big enough for large, well-known acts but

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Flaws, Fatal Flaws and Preferences- Avoiding the Big Mistakes

How to Avoid the Biggest Mistake? The Internet has revolutionized the home buying process. There are literally 100’s if not 1000’s of sites to search for homes online, in your city, in Charlotte, or just about anywhere in the world. Finding the right house for you to call home should be easy, like the printer you

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