All About North Carolina Real Estate

By Nina Hollander, Broker, Your Greater Charlotte Realtor
(Coldwell Banker Realty)
TOP 20 PUBLIC MIDDLE SCHOOLS IN GREATER CHARLOTTE AREA IN 2022 10 Of The Top 20 Ranked Public Middle Schools In The York County, SC And Union County, NC School Systems   Niche.com has ranked the top 20 public middle schools in the Charlotte region for 2022. Excellent schools are a major determinant of home values in the Charlotte area and demand for homes in certain neighborhoods. As in prior years, York County in South Carolina and Union County in North Carolina had the lion's share of top rated schools. (View the video below for the rankings from 1 to 20 and for each school's grades.) TOP PUBLIC MIDDLE SCHOOLS IN YORK COUNTY, SOUTH CAROLINA:Fort Mill and Clover School Districts in York County, South Carolina account for six of the top 20 ranked middle schools in the Charlotte region a...
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By Nina Hollander, Broker, Your Greater Charlotte Realtor
(Coldwell Banker Realty)
Latest news on the Indian Trail real estate market in December 2021 and what it means for you...  Indian Trail Area Housing Market HighlightsDecember 2021 vs December 2020 Indian Trail area (28079 zip code), which includes the towns of Indian Trail, Stallings, Hemby Bridge, remained a home seller's market in December 2021. In fact, it's been six years since Indian Trail could be considered a balanced market, much less a home buyer's market. Home prices increased 30.9% year-over-year and Indian Trail saw the highest average home prices in its history in December. Pending sales also increased year-over-year. Inventory dropped year-over-year, despite an increase in new listings in December. Average home prices increased 30.9% to $445,672 in December 2021 compared with the same month one ye...
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By Nina Hollander, Broker, Your Greater Charlotte Realtor
(Coldwell Banker Realty)
Latest news on the Matthews (28105 zip code) real estate market in December 2021 and what it means for you...    Matthews (28105 Zip Code) Housing Market Highlights:December 2021 versus December 2020 Matthews housing market continued to see low inventory with the months supply of inventory just barely over one-half month at 0.6 months (down 25% year-over-year from 0.8 months in December 2020 and down from 1.8 months in December 2019). The months supply of inventory also dropped month-over-month.   However you "slice it," Matthews has been a home seller's market for at least three years now. Inventory of homes was down 30.5% year-over-year, despite an increase in new listings of homes of 34.5% year-over-year.  Average sale prices of homes increased 21.9% year-over-year to $412,415. Media...
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By Nancy Braun, Professional Service, Personally Delivered
(Showcase Realty LLC)
A short sale occurs when a financially distressed homeowner sells their home for less than the outstanding mortgage balance and has approval from their lender. You might notice a short sale in your area during difficult times when unemployment is high. However: is there a better alternative to a short sale?A new payment plan, loan modification, and, in some situations, foreclosure of the property are the most typical alternatives to a short sale in Charlotte, NC. Short sales are often lengthy and paperwork-intensive deals that might take up to a year to complete. On the other hand, short sales do not negatively impact a homeowner's credit as a foreclosure.During the recovery from the Great Recession of 2008, the short sale, sometimes known as a short payment, emerged as a trend. Short s...
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By Nancy Braun, Professional Service, Personally Delivered
(Showcase Realty LLC)
If you’re looking into Charlotte, NC investment properties, it’s high time you start researching every aspect of Queen City.To make a sound property investment, you’ll need to ask some smart questions on Charlotte, NC real estate, economy, and development trends. Some of the essential questions include: How is Charlotte, NC economy doing? What's the job market like in Charlotte, NC? What are the current and future development projects in Charlotte, NC? How is the renter’s market in Charlotte, NC? What are the hottest Charlotte neighborhoods for investors in 2021? With an extensive background and market research, it’s possible to answer these important questions on purchasing commercial property in Charlotte, North Carolina.Top 25 Questions to Ask Before Investing in Charlotte NC Homes f...
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By Nancy Braun, Professional Service, Personally Delivered
(Showcase Realty LLC)
The process of buying a home is one of a kind, even though it can get a bit stressful at times. A home is a significant investment, but like all investments, some are more beneficial for you.What you keep in mind to get a good deal on a Charlotte, NC house depends on what you most likely have an idea about what you want in a home. It can be how many rooms and bathrooms it should have or what kind of patio you’d like in the backyard. However, finding the best fair deal for you might be the most confusing part. Here's a guide on things to keep in mind to get a good deal on a Charlotte, NC house. Remember what you’re looking for, ensure you’re prepared, and what things you have to consider most in buying a house.1. Assess your financesIf you’re committed to buying a home, it would be best ...
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By Nina Hollander, Broker, Your Greater Charlotte Realtor
(Coldwell Banker Realty)
ORGANIZE YOUR HOME DAY: JANUARY 14THOGANIZING YOUR HOME IS STEP #1 IN GETTING YOUR HOME READY TO SELL Tidying up a home is an important first step to selling your home. So if you're thinking about selling your Greater Charlotte home and need more closet space or room to grow, use Organize Your Home Day as your catalyst. Then when you're ready to sell, reach out to Nina Hollander with Coldwell Banker Realty. I can help you organize and stage your home to sell. Did you know that we don't use 80% of what we "save" around our homes? Organizing an entire home clearly is not something that you can begin and finish in just one day, but getting a head-start on a day dedicated to this task can help start and keep up the motivation to continue until you've reached your goal. Today, on Organize Yo...
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By Nancy Braun, Professional Service, Personally Delivered
(Showcase Realty LLC)
Are you planning to buy a home in Lake Park, NC? Then you should consider seeking the help of a real estate agent. Charlotte, NC real estate agents are negotiation experts with vast market knowledge to help you with the pricing, staging, and marketing process. These agents also have access to off-market homes and other real estate services. Still can’t decide? Then these nine advantages should convince you to hire a real estate agent in Lake Park, Charlotte, NC. 1. Charlotte, NC Agents Have Vast Market KnowledgeThe Charlotte, NC house market is a finicky one. If you try to tackle it by yourself, you could end up paying more than you should. Why is Hiring a Real Estate Agent Important?Unless you’re okay with losing money, it’s best if you hired a Showcase realty agent. They know the hous...
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By Nancy Braun, Professional Service, Personally Delivered
(Showcase Realty LLC)
It can be difficult to find a home that won’t burn a hole in your pocket, especially if you’re considering a sought-after location, like Charlotte, North Carolina. Charlotte remains one of the fastest-growing cities in the nation, but what does this mean for homebuyers? More and more people are paying a hefty sum to relocate to the Queen City. In short, the Charlotte real estate market is more competitive than ever! Is it still possible to save money to buy your dream home in Charlotte, NC? Or will it remain just a long-cherished dream? It is possible to save money when buying a Charlotte, NC home and live in your dream home in Charlotte as long as you have a trustworthy, experienced, and reliable real estate agent by your side. From finding a side hustle, increasing your credit score t...
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By Nancy Braun, Professional Service, Personally Delivered
(Showcase Realty LLC)
Buying luxury homes for sale in Charlotte, NC, is a major decision with unique challenges. Sometimes, you may be struggling to find your dream home in a convenient part of the city. Other times, the options may be overwhelming, and you become confused about which house to buy. Nevertheless, the solution to some of these challenges lies in getting a professional to help you.Whatever the challenges you might encounter, having a real estate agent's assistance will make your home buying experience that much easier. These experts do everything from getting you the best price to showing you the best homes in the best parts of the city. You may want to avoid using a real estate agent, so you can save the commission rate they normally charge. But going solo is not worth the risk and difficultie...
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By Nancy Braun, Professional Service, Personally Delivered
(Showcase Realty LLC)
If you’re looking for Charlotte, NC homes for sale, then it’s best if you hire a real estate expert to help you out.The best reasons to hire a real estate agent in Myers Park Charlotte, NC are their expertise and access to the prime property. They can help you find the right home and negotiate for the right price. Once you decide to sell your property, they can give you insider tips and market it well.These experts can guide you through the entire process - and save you money in the long run. Now, let’s explore all the reasons to hire a real estate agent in Myers Park, Charlotte, NC. 1. Licensed Showcase Realty Experts Can HelpChoosing the right real estate agent is just like choosing the right doctor. You want to go to somebody who listens to your problems and understands how to find t...
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By Nina Hollander, Broker, Your Greater Charlotte Realtor
(Coldwell Banker Realty)
Latest news on Charlotte Region's luxury housing market as of December 2021 and what it means for you...   Charlotte Region's single family luxury homes real estate market remained solid in spite of a 36.7% year-over-year decline in inventory. This low level of inventory has not been seen in well over a decade. Days on market, both average and median, also were down significantly year-over-year, as was the months supply of inventory.  Luxury home sellers continued to see a higher sale price as a percent of listing price. Median home sale prices were down slightly at 3.4%, while average sales prices increased 0.4% year-over-year.  Earlier in the year there was concern that luxury home buyers might "give in" to buyer fatigue and take a "wait and see" position due to frustrations caused by...
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By Nina Hollander, Broker, Your Greater Charlotte Realtor
(Coldwell Banker Realty)
JANUARY 13TH IS MAKE YOUR DREAMS COME TRUE DAY!ARE YOU DREAMING OF A NEW GREATER CHARLOTTE HOME? Do your dreams include buying or selling a Greater Charlotte home in 2022? Nina Hollander with Coldwell Banker Realty can make your dreams come true! We make the dream of homeownership come true every day and not just on Make Your Dreams Come True Day. WHAT KIND OF HOME ARE YOU DREAMING ABOUT?                Looking For Outdoor Space?                  Looking For Community Amenities?               Looking For A View?                                     Looking For A Golf Course?                 Looking For A Luxury Home?                  Looking For The Perfect Kitchen?             Looking For An Open Floor Plan?            Looking For More Space?             Looking For A Home Office?      ...
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By The Vining Group at eXp Realty, Relationships First. Real Estate Second.
(The Vining Group)
Welcome home to this adorable Plaza Midwood bungalow! The updated kitchen with stainless steel appliances, quartz countertops, deep stainless steel sink and white cabinets and backsplash provide a beautiful heart to the home. When entertaining, the covered front porch, beautiful backyard pergola, fire pit, and park like setting are perfect! Close to uptown, NODA, and all the shopping, restaurants, and entertainment!
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By Greg Cremia
(Shore Realty of the Outer Banks)
Sold Market Nags Head Homes Sold During 2021   No. of Listings Dollar Volume Average Price Median Price Average DOM   RESIDENTIAL Other 6 $7,405,000 $1,234,167 $915,000 68 Conventional 233 $160,096,509 $687,109 $575,000 42 FHA 1 $335,000 $335,000 $335,000 9 VA 3 $1,469,900 $489,967 $465,000 37 Cash 63 $56,412,890 $895,443 $660,000 28 Owner Finance 1 $501,000 $501,000 $501,000 6 Jumbo Loan 32 $59,734,500 $1,866,703 $1,858,750 65   Analysis By Area Nags Head Oceanside 69 $106,953,300 $1,550,048 $1,399,900 48 S. N.H. East/Old Oregon R 60 $53,865,293 $897,755 $705,000 67 Nags Head between hwys 72 $52,877,687 $734,412 $720,250 26 S. N.H. West/Old Oregon R 21 $15,479,317 $737,110 $685,000 52 Nags Head Westside 117 $56,779,202 $485,292 $446,007 34 Totals 339 $285,954,799 $843,524 $626,000 42 ...
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By Nancy Braun, Professional Service, Personally Delivered
(Showcase Realty LLC)
If you plan to buy a home in Southpark, Charlotte, NC, you need an agent. Why? Well, for starters, they have the experience and knowledge of what homes are available on the market right now. You need a real estate agent because they have the tools available to you that allow you to quickly look at homes for sale in SouthPark and find out information about those homes. A real estate agent will be able to guide you through the process and answer any questions or concerns that may arise during your search. I'll tell you, finding a home on your own isn’t easy.  The real estate market can be competitive. Before you know it, a home that seemed perfect for your needs has been taken away by another buyer.So if you want to make an informed decision when purchasing a new home, let's look at all t...
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By Nancy Braun, Professional Service, Personally Delivered
(Showcase Realty LLC)
Uptown Charlotte has a thriving economy and buzzing social scene. It's become a bustling metropolis that’s red-hot in the real estate market, making you think of getting a real estate agent to help you in buying or selling properties.You need a real estate agent in Uptown Charlotte, NC to understand all aspects and stages of real estate transactions. Buyers and sellers don’t always take to make such a huge financial transaction.You might ask again why there is a need to hire a real estate agent before joining the NC real estate market. While you might answer it depends on the circumstances, ask yourself if you’re well-versed in real estate law. Are you up-to-date with the current trends and laws in real estate? Are you part of the homeowner’s association? Or are you well-acquainted with...
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By Debe Maxwell, CRS, The right Charlotte REALTOR!
(www.iCharlotteHomes.com | The Maxwell House Group | RE/MAX Executive | (704) 491-3310)
Beverly Woods Market Report JAN 2022 (SouthPark Neighborhood)The SouthPark community of Beverly Woods, developed during the 1960's and 1970's, remains one of Charlotte's most coveted Crosland communities.  Beverly Woods is known for its spacious, arboreous lots - simply filled with mature landscaping - and the wonderful 'community' feel within. The premier SouthPark location and the variety of homes - from ranches to split levels to two-story homes, making the streetscape inviting. Beverly Woods (SouthPark Neighborhood) Market Report is reflective of just how popular this community really is. There's just no community in Charlotte like it! The Beverly Woods real estate market continues to be in a strong sellers market with sales prices beginning to level out in December, 2021. Updated h...
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By Debe Maxwell, CRS, The right Charlotte REALTOR!
(www.iCharlotteHomes.com | The Maxwell House Group | RE/MAX Executive | (704) 491-3310)
Creekshire Estates Market Report JAN 2022 (Steele Creek)Creekshire Estates residents are enjoying the fabulous community as we are finally seeing the foliage change and the cooler temperatures of the fall season. Residents are still out and about in the community - imagine living in such a welcoming community, with their incredibly 'social' residents. This popular Steele Creek neighborhood is not only 'the place to be' but, it is also located in one of Charlotte’s most sought-after, growing areas. The HOA dues are also quite reasonable and, as I mentioned, the neighbors, exceptionally friendly! The convenient location in Steele Creek makes Creekshire the kind of community that many Charlotte home buyers want to call home. For those reasons and more, Creekshire Estates homes tend to comm...
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By Michael St. Germain
(The St. Germain Group, LLC brokered by eXp Realty, LLC)
If you’re looking for realtors in Stanly County, NC, it pays to hire the leading one in the biz.The best realtor in Albemarle, NC, is experienced, knowledgeable, and reputable. They should be reliable, available, and tech-savvy. More importantly, they should have great reviews from satisfied clients.Below, you’ll see the reasons why you should entrust your properties to the top realtors in the area.   How Important is it to Hire a Top Real Estate Agent in Albemarle?Hiring a top real agent in Albemarle, NC, is crucial - whether you're a buyer or a seller. For best results, you’ll need  a realtor who possesses the following qualities: 1. Vast ExperienceAs Julius Caesar once said, “Experience is the teacher of all things.”When you’re searching for a top listing agent in Stanly County, NC, ...
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