John Crosland Sr’s Former Home Up For Sale: 3021 Belvedere Ave

3021 Belvedere Ave Charlotte NC

There isn’t a bigger name in post war real estate development in Charlotte than Crosland.  Recently, Crosland has developed notable Charlotte area projects like Birkdale Village, Alpha Mill Apartments, Blakeney, and Sharon Corners.  However, back in the 1940’s and the decades that followed, John Crosland developed popular neighborhoods like Beverly Woods, Beverly Woods East, Governor’s […]

It’s Official: Google Fiber is coming to Charlotte!

Google Fiber Coming to Charlotte

In an announcement made today, Google will be bringing it’s ultra fast fiber optic internet service to Charlotte: Google Fiber.  This will require a major infrastructure to lay over 6,000 miles of fiber-optic cable throughout the city however when it’s completed, Charlotte will have one of the fastest internet services in the world. Currently in […]

How Easy Is It To Buy a Fixer-Upper Home in Charlotte?

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I must admit that over the Thanksgiving holiday, I watched a few episodes of the HGTV show Fixer-Upper.  The premise of the show is that the husband and wife contractor and Realtor team help their clients purchase and renovate “the worst homes in the best neighborhoods.”  Like all HGTV shows, there’s always a little built-in […]

Are 5-Star Real Estate Agent Reviews on Zillow Trustworthy?

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Online reviews are finally starting to take hold in the real estate community.  Whereas before, a real estate agent would gather positive testimonials from past clients, now sites like Zillow, Trulia, Facebook and Yelp offer clients the ability to rate their agent to provide a review.  Online reviews of anything are viewed as being truthful […]