Do any of these scenarios sound familiar? Your home was listed in early spring, and although there have been numerous showings, it is still on the market. You heard that spring and summer are the busiest times for home sales, but so far, it looks as if your "For Sale" sign is staying put. Surprise! You or your spouse has been transferred and it's time to act quickly to get your place in shape for a mid-summer listing. First off, don't panic. Instead, step...Continue Reading!
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Based on recent single-family home sales figures, it looks like several Charlotte neighborhoods are happy spots for home sellers. In fact, analysts have pinpointed over 40 Queen City neighborhoods where sales have only been discounted for under 3 percent of the original list price! Wow-talk about some delighted sellers. The latest review of Charlotte home sales from the online real estate site, Trulia, confirms this information. From the period of time between April 14th and July 14th, the median home sales...Continue Reading!
The greater Mecklenburg county area is certainly blessed year round with many days of ample sunshine. In fact, according to Sperling's Best Places, the Queen City basks in the sun an average of 218 days a year! Why, then aren't more local homeowners tapping this environmentally sound and money saving resource? Recent surveys from the National Association of Home Builders and the National Association of Realtors have identified that today's hopeful home buyers want properties that incorporate solar power and...Continue Reading!
In the market for a new home in the greater Charlotte market? Check out some of these amazing listings from the Talk Charlotte real estate team. Please let us know if you have any questions about the properties or if you'd like additional information about other homes in the area. About the Property: Remarkably maintained 3 level home on private tree lined half acre plus lot. Roof 5 years old, Hardwoods on main in formal areas, great kitchen space open to the...Continue Reading!
Luxury features and glorious views abound at this Davidson, N.C. River Run property for sale. Listing by Donna Johnston with Talk Charlotte Real Estate, MLS# 3016413. [gallery ids="7862,7861,7865,7860,7863,7864"] June 25, 2014, Davidson, N.C. --Donna Johnston with Talk Charlotte Real Estate is pleased to announce her real estate listing at 18312 River Ford Drive in the River Run Community of Davidson, N.C. (MLS# 3016413). This home features four bedrooms, five full baths and two half baths with approximately 7,370 square feet of luxury...Continue Reading!
Here in the heart of the North Carolina Piedmont, the only things folks love better than tailgating, NASCAR, or a pig picking, is a good old-fashioned porch party. One of the best things about such a gathering is that a little rain does not spoil the fun. Whether the festivities are scheduled to take place on a sprawling front porch, a smaller sleeping porch, or a screened-in porch, partygoers will be out of the elements! If you are a new...Continue Reading!
If good things come in small packages, then no wonder Davidson, NC is so special! The community and now town, of Davidson grew up as an extension of the Presbyterian Davidson College, which was established in 1837. The land that both the town and the college cover was once the estate of the Revolutionary hero, Brigadier General William Lee Davidson. It is definitely one of those "Which came first/the chicken or the egg?" situations. Regardless, the presence of a young, vibrant,...Continue Reading!
Neighborhood Spotlight: The Natural Beauty of Myers Park The words idyllic, tranquil, charming, lush, elegant and family friendly all spring to mind when describing Myers Park. It is undoubtedly one of the most stunning neighborhoods in the Queen City and, considering its history, it's no wonder… The Men Behind Myers Park Myers Park was named for landowner J.S. Myers and developed by George Stephens. However, the two men responsible for the overall design of Myers Park were considered a bit revolutionary in their day. John...Continue Reading!
Furnishing a New Home? Below you'll find a list of some of our favorite local and online sources for home furnishings. Newcomers are often speechless when they realize the scope of what is available in the Queen City in the way of home furnishings. Of course, North Carolina was a leading manufacturer of textiles and fine furniture for decades. While those days may be over, North Carolina remains a force to be reckoned with when it comes to decorating and design. As the state's largest,...Continue Reading!
Get Ready for Live Outdoor Music Season in Charlotte! If you're thinking... "Yeah right, expensive tickets, gonna need a sitter, screaming fans…maybe not for me..." Then read on, this post is for you! In many cities across the country, summer has become the most popular time for FREE outdoor concerts. Charlotte is no different and there are some really excellent performers scheduled this season. Many venues are family and dog-friendly, but be sure to call ahead and make sure. Here's a look at a few...Continue Reading!