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

Renovated Kitchen

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 […]

October 2014 Neighborhood Market Update – University Area

University Area

The University area had 25 closings in October 2014.  24 of these sales were for resale properties and two were for new construction.  92% of the closed sales were for single-family homes, and of these single-family home sales, most were for three bedroom (43.5%) and four bedroom (30.4%) homes.    The median sales price of $136,500 […]

October 2014 Neighborhood Market Update – Cornelius

Cornelius

Cornelius, NC (like Dilworth) had a strong month for condominium/townhome sales in October 2014. 37% of the 73 closed sales in October were for condos/townhomes while 86.3% were for single-family homes.  Of these single-family closed sales, most were for three bedroom (28.3%) and four bedroom (47.8%) homes.  The condo/townhome sales were mostly two and three […]

October 2014 Neighborhood Market Update – Davidson

Davidson

Davidson, NC had 34 closed sales in October 2014, 26 of which were for resale properties and eight for new construction. 82.4% of October’s sales were for single-family homes.  Of these closed sales, most were for four bedroom (50%) and three bedroom (32.1%) homes.  There were 46 new listings, down 8% from new listings at […]

October 2014 Neighborhood Market Update – Huntersville

Huntersville

There were 112 closed sales in Huntersville, NC in October 2014. 90 of these sales were for resale properties while 22 were new construction. 95.5% of these closed sales were for single-family homes with three bedrooms (43%) or four bedrooms (37.4%); sales of 5+ bedroom homes were 16.8% and two bedroom homes were 2.8%. Huntersville […]

October 2014 Neighborhood Market Update – Waxhaw

Waxhaw

Waxhaw, NC had 79 closed sales in October 2014, 77 of which were for single-family homes.  Of these closed sales, most were for four bedroom (32.5%) and five+ bedroom (41.6%) homes.  There were 91 new listings, down 22.9% from new listings this same time last year and down 11.7% for September 2014.  The median sales […]