August 2014

Found 6 blog entries for August 2014.

Did you know only about 47% of people say they "loved working with" their real estate agent?

All agents are not created equal and just like in any profession, the right agent for you may not be the right one for someone else. Consider all the other service-oriented pros you patronize: doctors, lawyers, dry cleaners. A lot of variables go into whether or not you have a good experience or become a long term client of any business professional, and it's the same for brokers too.

Choosing a listing agent can feel really overwhelming. Everyone has a suggestion and a simple online search for "local real estate agents" can bring up thousands upon thousands of conflicting results. So how do you make the very important decision about who you ask to help

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"It's a great place to live, but I wouldn't want to visit!"

The old joke turned on its head. Charlotte gets a lot of flack for being less-than-thrilling to visit, but we have to disagree. Although the Queen City is best explored as a local over months and months there are plenty of things in town worth making the drive (or flight) for. And the numbers don't lie! 

Charlotte's Got a Lot

  • In 2013, NC tourism generated over $3,000,000,000 for the state
  • July is the biggest month for tourism in North Carolina, followed by April and then October
  • The Piedmont region of NC has the highest daily room rate for hotels in the state, and the highest demand

And Charlotte's growing all the time. We're vying for the NBA All Star game in 2017 or 2018 and last year we

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Did y'all know we're all over social media?

Here at Hendrix Properties we do our best to stay on top of real estate trends, goings-on in Charlotte, and the general happenings online. Plus we just love to talk to all our friends and clients who also love social!

Point is, if you haven't checked us out in other places, we want to connect with you!

Wanna participate in lively conversation and get the scoop on local news, awards, and real estate updates?
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When selling your home, there are 3 important parts of the of the process that can often become hurdles.

  • The initial negotiations over price and terms
  • The buyer's loan process and securing a loan
  • The home inspection process in general. 

In this article, I'd like to address the home inspection process and things that can be done to make this big step go a lot smoother. 

Once a buyer and seller go under contract on a home, the buyers will typically schedule a home inspection (either on their own or through their Realtor) to be done withing the first 2-3 weeks.  Once the inspection is complete, the buyer will usually come back to the seller with a list of items they're requesting to be fixed, replaced, or looked into.  As the seller,

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We try to give our first-time home buyers smart advice about homeowners insurance here in North Carolina but there are still some issues that can be confusing. Unfortunately it's your job to know the ins and outs of your policy because you're the one who'll be out of luck if you're unsure about what's covered.

Today's Quick Take is just a reminder of what you need to know about property insurance, what you should learn more about, and what you shouldn't lose sleep over.

Homeowner's Insurance

Property type is important. Your policy will cover different things if you own a condo rather than a single-family home. You'll need coverage for the structure which includes things like walls, electric, and flooring, and coverage for its contents which includes stuff like your

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