great homes in charlotte: What Happened In Ballantyne's Housing Market In Charlotte, NC In June 2017? - 07/03/17 05:40 AM

 
June 2017 home sales in the Ballantyne area of Charlotte, North Carolina (28277 zip code) continued the trends we saw in the first quarter with home prices up, inventory down, pending and closed sales up, ending the second quarter of the year on a high note.
 
The average sale price of Ballantyne area homes increased by 5.7% to just over $359,000 as compared with the same period one year ago. (Median sale price in June 2017 was also up 9.5% versus one year ago.)
 
Average days on market for property listings dropped to 31 days from 37 days one year ago--a 16.2% improvement over the same period … (4 comments)

great homes in charlotte: BridgeHampton Community In Charlotte's Ballantyne Area: Featured Neighborhood - 06/29/17 01:43 PM
 
 
BridgeHampton is a 544 home neighborhood built by John Wieland Homes, located on the border of North and South Carolinas in the Ballantyne area.  Approximately half of the community's homes are in Charlotte on the North Carolina side, while the other half are in Indian Land on the South Carolina side.  The primary "visible" difference in homes is that the North Carolina homes were built as an all-brick/stone community, while on the South Carolina side, homes were primarily brick front with hardiplank siding, although there were some homes that had three sides brick. Majority of the homes were built between 1999 and 2006.
 
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great homes in charlotte: Basement Home For Sale In Millbridge in Waxhaw, NC - 06/28/17 09:44 AM
  For Sale: Virtually New Basement Home In Millbridge In Waxhaw, NC



 
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great homes in charlotte: July 4th Parade And Popsicles Event In Ardrey Neighborhood In Ballantyne - 06/28/17 07:47 AM
 
Ardrey neighborhood in south Charlotte's Ballantyne area is sponsoring its annual July 4th Parade at 10:00 am on July 4th for Ardrey residents. Come dressed in your Patriotic attire. Decorate your favorite riding toy or furry friend in red, white and blue.  The parade route will be from Turtle Pond to Bear Park in Ardrey. Popsicles will be served in Bear Park at the end of the parade. Best Dressed and Best Decorated prizes will also be awarded.
 
         
                 Turtle Park In Ardrey                   … (18 comments)

great homes in charlotte: Cureton Neigborhood In Waxhaw, NC: Country Club Lifestyle Without The Country Club Cost - 06/28/17 04:05 AM
 
Why Do People Choose To Live In Cureton in Waxhaw?
 
IT'S A GREAT NEIGHBORHOOD WITH SOMETHING FOR EVERYONE:
 
Waxhaw's Cureton neighborhood offers the country club lifestyle without the country club lifestyle cost. Cureton residents enjoy the use of a pool, clubhouse, gym, bocce ball court, walking trails, and playground.
  
One of the larger subdivisions in Waxhaw with over 500 homes, Cureton homes range in price from the mid-$200,000's to as high as $800,000. Average selling price is approximately $463,000. Homes range in size from about 2,000 square feet to 6,000 square feet and feature three bedrooms up to six plus bedrooms. In other words... something for everyone... from first time buyers to … (25 comments)

great homes in charlotte: Discover The Wonderful Lifestyle And Homes In Ardrey in Charlotte's Ballantyne Area - 06/26/17 05:48 AM
 
 
It's A Wonderful Lifestyle In The Ardrey Subdivision in Charlotte's Ballantyne Area
 
 
Why Do People Choose To Live In Ardrey?
Located in the prestigious Ballantyne area of south Charlotte, Ardrey is a truly unique neighborhood featuring historic and classic Charleston/Southern archictecture. Ardrey homes feature lots of authentic, historic architectural details and front porches--giving the neighborhood a singular charm and timeless appeal.

 
Ardrey was built as a "tree-save" neighborhood. Situated on 53 acres of common space with 12 named parks inside the subdivision, Ardrey neighborhood's amenities include a clubouse, pool, fitness center, bocce court, dog park, children's playground, and a 35 acre nature preserve. With sidewalks on both sides of the street, this … (12 comments)

great homes in charlotte: Charlotte, NC Area Luxury Home Sales: June 2017 Video Update - 06/17/17 05:13 AM

June 2017 video market update on Luxury Home Sales in Charlotte, North Carolina 
from RE/MAX Executive based on May 2017 luxury home sales.
 
Charlotte region's luxury home market during May 2017 compared with the same period one year ago as follows:
The number of sales of luxury homes increased 16% year-over-year.
  Days on market after falling 29% on a year-over-year basis to 68 days in April 2017, days on market in May increased by 5% to 80 days, more than likely due to the increase in the number of active listings.
  Median list price for luxury homes was $999,000 with a median sale price of … (10 comments)

great homes in charlotte: Staged & Ready To Sell: 17311 Meadow Bottom Rd In Charlotte's Ballantyne Area - 06/15/17 04:53 AM
 
17311 Meadow Bottom Road  in Ballantyne's Ardrey neighborhood is STAGED AND READY TO SELL! What a great post by my clients on Facebook after our "staging marathon" last Friday. And what great comments from a number of my clients when they saw this post, which really made my day.
 
 
 
And how smart of my client to say "This is no longer our home... it's the home of the next buyers." There is nothing better than a client who understands what staging is all about... making it a home for the next  buyer. 
 
Now that we are staged and ready to sell, please enjoy the new … (44 comments)

great homes in charlotte: What Happened In The Indian Land, SC Housing Market In May 2017? - 06/07/17 04:50 AM

 
May 2017 homes sales in the Indian Land, South Carolina area of the Charlotte metro region continued the strong market we saw throughout 2016 and in 2017 to-date. Home sale prices were up, days on market were down, as was the supply of homes for sale. Lack of affordable inventory is putting pressure on both closed and pending sales in the Indian Land area.
 
The average sale price of Indian Land area (29707 zip code area) homes increased 6.5% to just over $305,000, while average days on market for property listings dropped by 1 days to 50 days in May, a 2.0% improvement … (8 comments)

great homes in charlotte: What Happened In The Matthews, NC Housing Market In May 2017 - 06/04/17 04:47 AM

 
May 2017 home sales in Matthews, North Carolina (28105 zip code) saw home sale prices increasing, days on market decreasing, but with closed sales decreasing, more than likely due to lack of inventory.
 
The average sale price of Matthews homes increased by 2.5% to just under $267,000 as compared with  the same period one year ago. 
 
Average days on market for property listings dropped by 9 days to 30 days from 39 days just one year ago--a 23.1% improvement over the same period last year. Median days on market also dropped by 35.7% to 9 days in May 2017. 
 
Average price per square foot increased by 6.5% to $115/square foot in May 2017 versus … (16 comments)

great homes in charlotte: What Happened In Charlotte Area's Waxhaw Housing Market in May 2017? - 06/03/17 07:36 AM

 
May 2017 home sales in the Waxhaw area of the Charlotte, North Carolina  metro area (the 28173 zip code--encompassing the three towns of Waxhaw, Marvin and Weddington)--continued on the strong path we saw through the first quarter with home prices up, closed and pending sales up, and days on market down.
 
The average sale price of Waxhaw area homes increased in May 2017 by 5.9% to just over $439,000 versus May 2016. 
 
Average days on market for property listings dropped by 4 days to 66 days, a 5.7% improvement over the same period last year.  Median days on market also dropped 7 days to 27, a 20.6% improvement in May 2017.
 
Average … (8 comments)

great homes in charlotte: What Happened In Ballantyne's Housing Market In Charlotte, NC: May 2017 - 06/03/17 04:42 AM

 
May 2017 home sales in the Ballantyne area of Charlotte, North Carolina (28277 zip code) continued the trends we saw in the first quarter with home prices up, inventory down, pending and closed sales up.
 
The average sale price of Ballantyne area homes increased by 5.8% to just under $359,000 as compared with the same period one year ago. (Median sale price in May 2017 was also up 8.3% versus one year ago.)
 
Average days on market for property listings dropped to 31 days from 38 days one year ago--a 18.4% improvement over the same period last year. Median days on market also dropped by 37.5% to 10 days in … (4 comments)

great homes in charlotte: Charlotte Real Estate For Sale: 14315 Lunenberg Lane In Steele Creek Area - 06/01/17 02:18 PM
 
14315 Lunenberg Lane in Creekshire Village in southwest Charlotte's Steele Creek area and bordering Fort Mill, South Carolina has just been listed for sale at $227,500 by Nina Hollander with RE/MAX Executive. 
 
14316 Lunenberg Lane is all about location and lifestyle. This 1,947 square foot, one-owner, move-in ready home with 4 bedrooms, offers "true" one-story living with no interior steps in the home.  The home has a great wide open floor plan, ideal for casual family living as well as more formal entertaining. It is ideal for empty-nesters, retirees, or those looking for or needing low-maintenance living on one story. 14315 Lunenberg Lane offers the space … (12 comments)

great homes in charlotte: June 2017 Is National Homeownership Month - 06/01/17 04:01 AM
 
June has arrived and that means it's National Homeownership Month once again! 
 
"Finding Your Place in a New Era of Homeownership" is the theme of the 2017 month-long recognition reinforcing the long-held belief that owning a home remains one of the cornerstones of the American Dream. As President Trump's proclamation of National Homeownership Month said:
 
"During National Homeownership Month, we recognize the many benefits of homeownership to our families, our communities, and our Nation.  For generations of Americans, owning a home has been an essential element in achieving the American Dream.  Homeownership is often the foundation of security and prosperity for families and communities and … (18 comments)

great homes in charlotte: Why Are Home Prices Increasing In Charlotte, NC (And Elsewhere)? - 05/31/17 10:51 AM
 
Charlotte, North Carolina home prices have been increasing faster than the U. S. average. In fact, according to the Case-Schiller index, Charlotte is the ninth highest among the 20 markets they follow in terms of home price increases. In April 2017, the average sale price of homes was up almost 10% as compared with April 2016. Nationally, median existing home prices surged for the 62nd straight month.
 
Why are home prices increasing at this pace? It's mostly due to lack of housing inventory to sell. And in Charlotte this lack of inventory is exacerbated by the population growth, which increased by 16,000 … (16 comments)

great homes in charlotte: One Minute Video Housing Market Update For May 2017 - 05/24/17 10:14 AM
 
 
 
Here's your one minute housing market video update from RE/MAX for May 2017 using April 2017 housing data based on 53 metro areas around the country.
 
April 2017 was a strong month nationally compared to one year ago with the exception of a downturn in closed sales, which stemmed primarily from a lack of inventory. Meantime, that lack of inventory impacted the other primary metrics in that median price of homes was up and reached a new high, days on market were down by a full week, and inventory of homes was down reaching 100+ consecutive months of decreasing inventory.

Home sales down 4.5%  Median price of homes … (20 comments)

great homes in charlotte: Waxhaw Kaleidoscope Fest "Where The Arts Kaleid" - May 20 and 21 - 05/20/17 04:34 AM
 
Waxhaw, North Carolina's Waxhaw Kaleidoscope Art Fest, always held on the third weekend in May, is taking place today and tomorrow, May 20-21st, featuring the work of more than 50 artists. Get ready to see some 10,000 of your Charlotte metro area neighbors in historic, downtown Waxhaw this weekend!
 
Waxhaw Kaleidoscope Fest's vision is to be the Charlotte region’s premier "work of art," which will include additional many art forms ~ culinary arts, musical arts, performing arts, murals, public art forms. In other words, all things art "where the arts will kaleid."
 
Waxhaw Art Kaleidoscope has something for everyone--yard sale, beer garden, carnival games, a … (31 comments)

great homes in charlotte: Forbes "Crowns" The Queen City (Charlotte, NC) As 4th Best City For Jobs - 05/19/17 06:50 AM
 
 
 
 
Charlotte, North Carolina continues to add to the feathers in its cap (North Carolina Takes First Place As A Top Competitive State For Third Year), with Forbes Magazine crowning the Queen City as the 4th best city in the nation for jobs in 2017 based on five years of job growth. 
 
One of the contributing factors to job growth in Charlotte (which had a 3.2% growth in 2016 alone), has been the growth in the technology sector, which Forbes deems necessary for a healthy local economy.
 
As Forbes put it:
"Charlotte, N.C., is more often associated with banks than bots. Yet from 2006 to 2016, tech … (24 comments)

great homes in charlotte: Why Haven't You Bought A Home In The Charlotte, NC Area Yet? - 05/18/17 01:28 PM
 
Why haven't you bought a home in the Charlotte, North Carolina area yet? What are you waiting for?  Home prices continue to increase in the Charlotte area and interest rates probably will, as well. As time goes on, buying a home will only become less affordable. Are certain myths like your needing a perfect credit score or 20% of the purchase price as a down payment holding you back from buying?
 
But guess what! These are myths. You don't need a perfect credit score to qualify for a mortgage and you don't need 20% to put down. In fact, the majority of first-time home … (20 comments)

great homes in charlotte: RE/MAX National Housing Report: May 2017 {Infographic} | How Charlotte Compares - 05/17/17 01:37 PM
 
 
RE/MAX  May 2017 National Housing Report: 
April 2017 Housing Data
 
The RE/MAX National Housing Report for May 2017: "The brisk start to the 2017 home-selling season slowed down in April," was the story of the month. 
 
According to the May 2017 RE/MAX National Housing Report, April 2017 home sales were 4.5% lower than one year ago in April 2016 and 4.1% below the figures posted one month earlier in March 2017.
 
To quote Dave Liniger, Chairman and CEO of RE/MAX: “We may be seeing some frustration from buyers. Inventory is tighter than ever, while strong demand keeps driving up home prices. At the same time, many potential sellers may also be reluctant to list their … (10 comments)

 
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