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The NC Zoo | Charlotte Quick Trip

Asheboro, NC The wonderful North Carolina Zoo sits tucked away in the small town of Asheboro, NC. Split into two sections, the park is divided between “Africa” and “North America” featuring animals, plant life, and learning material from each area of the world. This great attraction is only 2 hours away and is affordable, educational,

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What is Due Diligence in North Carolina Real Estate?

The Due Diligence fee & period is part of North Carolina’s Standard Offer to Purchase Contract Due Diligence – This is an offer and contract term that is relatively new in NC, we’ve been using it a little over 2 years now. The Due Diligence fee is a fee paid by the buyer to the seller to

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The McDonald Group Difference – Our Buyer Agency Results

Jump to Client Results | Jump to Client Testimonials What is Buyer Agency? Buyer agency is a relatively new concept in residential real estate.  In North Carolina it has only existed for about 20 years so even if you are not a first time home buyer it’s possible that you haven’t used a buyer agent

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Restaurants For Late-Night Lovers

Charlotte, NC Late-night food options aren’t exclusive to college towns, the Queen City has plenty of delicious choices for those with a late-night craving. These restaurants all offer tasty treats until midnight or later: Mac’s Speed Shop Not only is Mac’s one of the best spots in Charlotte for barbecue, you can also get the

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Is It The End Of Suburbia?

Young people are migrating towards living permanently within “24/7 cities,” according to an article from CNBC. The “reurbanization of America” could lead to suburbs becoming a thing of the past. 24/7 Cities Young people are beginning to prefer living in 24/7 cities, which are places with apartment living that provides constant resources, entertainment and city

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Historic Dilworth | Community That Counts

Charlotte, NC The Historic Dilworth community has opened its doors since 1972, welcoming friends, family and neighbors. Dilworth is rich with history as Charlotte’s first street car neighborhood in 1891 . Today, Dilworth is continuing to build a strong community that celebrates the arts, history and building relationships among neighbors.   Dilworth Projects & Fun As

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Better Schools = Higher Home Values

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,

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The Perks Of Selwyn Avenue | Myers Park

Charlotte, NC The Myers Park area has a bustling street with a lot to offer – Selwyn Avenue! Central to the Myers Park community, Selwyn Ave. has everything from restaurants to art galleries. Whether you are looking for a work out or some frozen yogurt, this developing area has something for everyone. Good Eats The

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