Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools Reassignment Coming 2017. Impact on Real Estate?

Charlotte Mecklenburg School Assignment

With classes beginning this and next week for many parents students in the Charlotte area, the topic of public school reassignment is once again top of mind.  That’s because the Charlotte Mecklenburg School (CMS) Board will begin the two year reassignment process this year for the 2017-2018 school year. Public school assignments are a big […]

5 Places You Should Eat At While Visiting Charlotte This Week

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It’s a big week for my hometown.  This week, the Wells Fargo Championship and the NASCAR All-Star Week kickoff, both culminating in an exciting weekend of action.  If you’re in from out of town, you may be wanting something special – something that screams Charlotte during your time in the Queen City.  Who wouldn’t?  So […]

The Nasty Surprise with Your Modified Mortgage

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When housing and the greater economy collapsed a few years back, many homeowners found themselves falling behind on their mortgage and facing foreclosure.  To assist homeowners with staying in their home, mortgage modification programs were rolled out to reduce payments, help borrowers become current and prevent the inevitable foreclosure.  All well and good, right? Well, […]

Not All Charlotte Real Estate Listings To Appear on Zillow, Trulia in April

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If you are a user of the real estate websites Zillow and Trulia, there are big changes headed your way.  On April 7, Listhub, the data engine that supplies real estate listing information from the CarolinaMLS (the local Realtors system) to Zillow and Trulia has announced that it will cease doing so.  That means that […]

Tax Value vs List Price: Which is the True Value of a Home in Charlotte?


  I would say that the number one question I receive from home buyers is regarding the role of tax value.  Look at any real estate listing site and usually you will find the tax value of a property listed along with the other public data information.  I will often hear from buyers “what if […]