5 Simple Bathroom Improvements You Can Make For Less Than $100

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Kitchen and bathrooms are the two areas of the home where improvements have the largest return on your investment.  In the bathroom, even small changes can have a big impact, especially when you’re preparing your home for sale.  Here are 5 simple improvements that you can do this week to prepare your home for sale: 1. […]

September 2014 Neighborhood Market Report – Ballantyne Area


There were 133 closed sales in the Ballantyne area of south Charlotte in September 2014.  Almost 62% of these closed sales were for single family homes while the remaining 38.3% were for condominiums/townhomes.   129 of these closed sales were for resale properties; only 3% were for new construction.  The median sales price of $237,000 is […]

September 2014 Neighborhood Market Report – Myers Park

Myers Park

There were 22 closed sales in Myers Park in September.  90.9% of those sales were for resale properties while 9.1% were new construction.  15 of these closed sales were for single family homes; 7 were for condominiums/townhomes.  Of the single family homes that closed, most were for 4 and 5+ bedroom homes.  Accordingly, the median […]

September 2014 Neighborhood Market Update – Dilworth


There were 19 closed sales in September 2104 in Dilworth, split fairly evenly between single family homes (47.4%) and condominiums/townhomes (52.6%).  Most (94.7%) sales were for resale properties.  Median sales price for September was $258,500, down 46.7% from September 2013 and down 28.8% from August 2014. There were 72 homes for sale in Dilworth in […]

Deficiency Judgments Are On Their Way – What You Need to Know


If you or someone you know was involved in a foreclosure since 2007, the news that Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae are not seeking deficiency judgments is not good news.  A deficiency judgment is a legal action that bank can take against a former mortgagee to reclaim any unpaid portion of the foreclosed mortgage.  Difference […]

September 2014 Neighborhood Market Update – Uptown Charlotte


There were 32 closed sales in Uptown Charlotte in September 2014.  93.8% of these closed sales were resale properties; 6.2% were new construction.  31 of the 32 closed sales were for condominiums/townhomes, and most of these had 2 bedrooms or less.  There were 36 new listings this past month, same as August’s numbers.  However, unlike […]