April 2014

Found 3 blog entries for April 2014.

Did you know Charlotte's had a baseball team since 1901? And back then they were called...wait for it...the Charlotte Hornets?

The "Hornets" played in Dilworth until the mid 1980s when their field was destroyed by fire, then moving to Fort Mill and renaming themselves the "Knights." The Knights have just turned another big corner in their history, moving into a brand new $54,000,000 stadium smack in the heart of Uptown Charlotte. Welcome home, Knights.

So, was the money spent by the city, taxpayers, and private donors worth it? The new BB&T Ballpark has been open for less than a month but so far, all signs point to yes.

photo: Gaston Gazette photo: Gaston Gazette

Huge Attendance Numbers

So far the team's averaged a little less than 10,000 spectators a game

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It should come as no surprise that photographs are a critical part of real estate marketing.

Now that every home on the market is accessible with just a few clicks of the mouse it's more important than ever to show a house in its best light - first impressions are everything in real estate.

Smart, focused real estate brokers understand the importance of using a professional photographer to hilight a home's best assets and minimize its flaws and there are lots of statistics to back up the value that comes from marketing a home using professional photos. Here are just a few of the ones we think are the most eye-opening:

  • Studies show that online listing with professional photographs get up to 139% more click-throughs than similar homes using
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Charlotte’s a city that loves the outdoors.
From the gorgeous trees lining Kings Drive to the some 17,600 acres of parkland in Mecklenburg County alone, Charlotte offers more outdoor activities than most similar-sized cities across the U.S.

There are over 210 parks in the greater Charlotte area. Each park offers its own brand of entertainment for different Charlotteans: kids, families, pet owners, athletes, seniors, and more. Here’s a quick snapshot of some of the area’s best parks for various purposes that we can't wait to visit this spring!

Reedy Creek ParkReedy Creek Park

What’s not to love about the 115-acre Reedy Creek Park? It’s got all the usual suspects like a playground, walking trails, and basketball court plus a fishing pier, a dog park, and even a

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