Whether you are preparing to spruce up the yard for your own enjoyment or get it ready to list for sale, there are definitely a few ways to make the job easier! Since Charlotte and the surrounding counties lie in the state's Piedmont region, the climate is great for gardening. It can be challenging, however, because although much of the soil is fertile, it also contains a fair amount of clay. That is why seasoned gardeners have learned they have much...Continue Reading!
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According to the National Association of Realtors, the months of spring and summer are the busiest for home sales. Since the market has landed back on its feet, sales in the greater Charlotte area have been booming! Although this is wonderful news, it can present certain challenges for prospective sellers. A trend that has taken off in recent years is home staging. For the uninitiated, home staging is what happens when a home is given a major makeover to increase its...Continue Reading!
In reviewing some of the latest market data, it seems that right now is an excellent time for those prospective sellers out there to list their properties! Historically, the spring and summer months are when home sales across the country really gain steam. Considering everything it has going for it, no wonder Charlotte's average list price is up (See: Real Estate Price Changes in the Charlotte MLS Area). This is great news for sellers! Information from Trulia reveals that through the...Continue Reading!
RE/MAX Executive real estate agent, Jackie Stutts, is pleased to present her most recent Charlotte, NC property listing at 14809 Lonesome Oak Circle in the Royal Oaks neighborhood. The property, situated at the end of a cul-de-sac, boasts a beautiful McSpadden custom built, hard coat stucco home nestled on over an acre of land with hardwood trees for beauty and privacy. MLS #2211887. This 2-story, 3 bedroom, 2 and half bath modern home has an attached 2 car garage, a driveway with ample...Continue Reading!
Even in the modern era of online real estate searches, a real estate Open House for a new property on the market is still regarded as an important and useful practice. Providing an easy and relaxed atmosphere for prospective buyers to tour a home for sale that they previously viewed online helps generate interest in the home and lets prospective buyers tour the grounds, experience the floor plan, and get the actual size, look, and feel of all the rooms and the...Continue Reading!
A spectacular, million dollar listing is about to come on the market in River Run Country Club in Davidson, NC close to Lake Norman. The home has custom design elements put in place by the owner and has a million dollar view of the 18th hole in famed River Run Golf Course. Get a sneak peek of the home in the video below. River Run is is well known as having one of the finest golf courses in the Davidson area....Continue Reading!
It is no secret that every city has its tried and true "go to" spots for the arts, entertainment and recreation. Sometimes we become so accustomed to the familiar destinations that we never even consider that there may be other interesting possibilities. It is impossible to discover something new or out of the ordinary when we resist getting off the beaten track. Doesn't spring seem like the perfect time to explore Charlotte, and "take a walk on the wild side"? Consider...Continue Reading!
As all NCAA fans know - and there are plenty in these parts - March Madness is all about basketball. However, if taking in the fast-paced action on the court is not a priority for you, no worries! The calendar of events for the Greater Charlotte area is filled with a variety of other options. The third month of the year has a lot going for it including Mardi Gras, St. Patrick's Day and the first day of spring. Here's...Continue Reading!
Charlotte's Best St. Patty's Day Adventure This St. Patty's Day I think I will join my fellow Charlotteans in an adventure. I could begin the fun at the 14th Annual St. Pat's Pub Crawl on March 14th starting at Dixie's Tavern. But, I do think I will skip the usual fun that has me joining the crowd and whooping it up, fashionably accessorized with my Pub Crawl t-shirt and koozie. I could attend the always fun Annual St. Patrick's Day Parade on March...Continue Reading!
Drive around the Raintree Country Club golf course community in Charlotte, NC and you'll find quite a few homes for sale. When I do this, I notice that some of the homes for sale have really messy front yards. If you want traffic from potential buyers, it's best to take care of your front yard. Help the buyers know that you care about you home so they will want to see the inside of it. Buyers make the decision to see...Continue Reading!