Click through the map below to access data on the state of the Charlotte real estate market today compared to 2012. Find data on price changes and activity by subdivisions in and around Charlotte, NC. Here are some notable figures: Midwood Change from 2012: • Price Increase 24.4% • Activity Increase 59.5% Search Midwood Homes for Sale Myers Park Change from 2012: • Price Increase 16.9% • Activity Increase 39.8% Search Myers Park Homes for Sale Barclay Downs Change from 2012: • Price Increase 44.1% • Activity Increase 64% Search Barclay Downs Real Estate Greenbriar Neighborhood Change from...Continue Reading!
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Charlotte Celebrates Mardi Gras The Queen City is always filled with dancing, food and fun! During Mardi Gras, the dancing is in the streets, the food has to involve King Cake, and the fun fills Uptown Charlotte! Dancing in the streets always holds its risk once you are considered a responsible adult. Despite your careful planning to take a cab, the Lynx line or have a designated driver, there is still always a chance your boss, preacher, or kid's principal could see...Continue Reading!
The CIAA Basketball Tournament is a huge event here in Charlotte NC. We have basketball tournaments, celebrities, day parties and night parties. Uptown Charlotte will become filled with thousands of people from all over the world. This beautiful town will not sleep for a whole week! What does this mean to your feet? Well, beside our LYNX Blue Line Light rail, our CATS bus service, cab, or a limo ride we have Charlotte B- Cycle. Yes we have a cool bicycle service...Continue Reading!
Perhaps you resolved to "just do it" in 2014, or you've been the lucky recipient of a new bike, pair of hi-tech trainers or hiking boots. Getting fit and making sure you stay that way are a breeze in the Queen City. Even better news is that the city's network of well-maintained parks and trails means the only thing it's going to cost you is a little effort! What's that? You've heard about a few places that sound like fun, but...Continue Reading!
The Talk Charlotte Real Estate Team is excited to welcome our newest agent to the team, Charlene Beatty! Charlene is an experienced and knowledgeable real estate agent who has lived in Charlotte with her two daughters since 1998. Charlene is also an interior decorator. Her combined skills in sales and interior decorating make her an invaluable asset in helping prospective buyers envision how a new house can be personalized for their unique vision. She also has wonderful proven tips for successfully...Continue Reading!
The winter months provide an excellent opportunity to brighten your spirit and color your world with a visit to one of the Queen City's local venues for the visual arts. In addition to a number of privately owned galleries, the greater Charlotte area is fortunate to have several well-established art museums. Here is a quick look at those local favorites…It certainly makes things easy considering that the Levine Center for the Arts is home to the Bechtler Museum of Modern...Continue Reading!
Donna Johnston is the Broker-in-Charge of the Talk Charlotte Real Estate Team, a group of seasoned real estate professionals with vast knowledge of the Greater Charlotte home market. Donna has been recognized by RE/MAX Carolinas Region for achieving the Number 25 Teams position in North Carolina as well as earning the title of a Top 100 Team Leader in the Southpark area of Charlotte. She is extremely proud to have earned the prestigious honor of the RE/MAX Lifetime Achievement Award. This means that she...Continue Reading!
Think Outside The Chocolate Box For A Queen City Valentine’s Day Valentine’s Day in Charlotte is a sweetheart’s paradise! There is an amazing amount of romantic restaurants offering delicate fares, like the Pan Seared Scallops lined up beautifully over sweet corn and saffron puree, just perfect for feeding to your loved one at George’s Brasserie; or, if you prefer the enticement of a steak and potato lover, Flemings Steakhouse offers a luxurious atmosphere perfect for gazing into your partners eyes while...Continue Reading!
The reports are in for 2013 Charlotte real estate activity. All numbers would indicate that we had a great year and trends are continuing! In the Carolina MLS area, activity was up 17% and prices were up 7% (houses & condos) compared to activity the previous 2 years: In the city of Charlotte, we saw even greater growth. Activity was up 20% and real estate prices over 10%! There was a significant increase in the $250k-$500k price range compared to 2012 and 2011. In...Continue Reading!
We are so excited for Publix supermarkets to open up in Charlotte! The Charlotte Business Journal reports that Publix is currently remodeling 7 area Bi-Lo stores and plans to build 4 new stores. Publix is a popular grocery store with current locations in South Carolina, Tennessee, Georgia, Alabama, and Florida. The Charlotte locations will be the first in North Carolina. The first Charlotte Publix will open in the Ballantyne Town Center early this year. From the Charlotte Business Journal: [Spokeswoman Kim Reynolds] notes Publix...Continue Reading!