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?

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 […]