City Council Approves Phase 2 of the Streetcar. Which Neighborhoods Benefit Most?

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Tonight, the Charlotte City Council approved the constructing phase 2 of the Charlotte City Lynx Gold Line light rail.  This was expected as the Lynx Blue line has shown itself to be, not only successful in transporting residents but revitalizing neighborhoods.  Now, with the Blue line extension … Continue reading...

Charlotte Realtors Adding “Coming Soon” Listings to MLS

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The Charlotte real estate market has remained at historic low-levels of available housing inventories for a little more than three years.  Even average houses, in the right location and price, can fetch multiple offers the first day a home is listed for sale.  Recently, a new listing of mine in … Continue reading...

Selling Your Rental Property? Here’s What You Need To Know

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During the recession, many homeowners that left town for work opted to rent their property out instead of selling at a loss or selling as a short sale.  For many, this was a great alternative but now, those properties are coming up for sale.  I've helped a number of landlords sell their rental … Continue reading...

Yes, You Can Make Offers on Our Listings ONLINE!

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Real estate is one of the industries that has benefited greatly from the use of electronic signatures throughout a transaction.  However, one area that has remained fairly primitive has been the offer submission process.  A few years back, I would get a call requesting my fax number to send an … Continue reading...

I Started My Own Real Estate Firm

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For the past 13 years, I was a Realtor affiliated with Keller Williams Realty.  It wasn't my first stop in my real estate career; that was Best Homes Realty in Laurel, MD (I was only there about 5 months).  However, I wanted something a little more but I didn't want to just be another ordinary … Continue reading...

Working With a Real Estate Agent: Who Do They Represent?

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One of the first concepts that every real estate agent learns is the idea and practice of agency.  Agency isn't the company but rather the representation between the real estate firm and a potential buyer or seller.  It's something that doesn't get discussed enough but it's an awkward but absolutely … Continue reading...