September 2016

Found 6 blog entries for September 2016.

You can't go out for a burger or a board meeting in Charlotte without hearing someone talk about Mooresville. What was once little more than a lakeside stop off is now one of the fastest-growing areas in the Charlotte metro region. 

Here are a few statistics about Mooresville and greater Lake Norman that are pretty hard to ignore:

In just ten years, the population of Mooresville, NC, grew over 60%.

Seriously? Seriously. Between 2000 when the census was taken in Mooresville at about 20,443 people, and 2010, when the number sprung up to 32,711, another 12,000 folks moved to town. That's partly because the population of the greater Charlotte area was also exploding at the time, but also due in large part to Mooresville's accessibility,

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We get it. It’s a seller’s market out there (for now) but even in a hot market, overpricing your home for sale can be bad business. At Hendrix Properties, we’re big believers in the data behind properly-priced homes; they sell faster and for more money that homes that are asking too much.

But maybe you’ve already signed with an agent and are on the market with a price you’re worried is too high? If you suspect you may have overpriced your home, here’s how to tell.

Your Neighbors’ Houses Keep Selling

The number one way to tell your home’s overpriced? If your neighbors are going on and off market while your home is just sitting there! Particularly if you’re in a “hot” neighborhood like Dilworth or Plaza Midwood, your home should be seeing

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A lot of folks think that once summer comes to a close, that marks the end of the selling season for real estate, but thats not true at all! Fall and even winter can boast some great opportunities to get your home on the market. In the Charlotte metro area we saw home sales bounce back in August with more new listings and closed sales than the same period last year. Wondering what else is going on the Charlotte area? Here is a quick snapshot of some of the recent market metrics released by the C.R.R.A. (Charlotte Regional Realtor Association). 

 

 

If you're not sure what all these numbers mean for you as a buyer or seller, here are a few points to consider: 

  • These stats show over a 7% increase in new listings, which means the market
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Highland Creek Home for Sale, Charlotte NC

Welcome to 1505 Wilburn Park Ln in the very popular Highland Creek Subdivision in the northeast Charlotte area. While this home is technically in Charlotte, it's actually in the Cabarrus County side of the neighborhood which means that it's in the sought after Cox Mill school district! Additionally, it has beautiful hardwood floors throughout the 1st floor, a totally upgraded kitchen with island, spacious great room right off the open kitchen, formal dining room and living room or office, fenced in back yard with nice deck, balcony on the second floor for those mornings you want to take your coffee up there and say hi to the neighbors, and one more important thing worth noting...this home has DUAL MASTER

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Think a good listing agent is defined by how often you see one of their flyers dropped in your mail, how many of their signs you see in your neighborhood, or by which company they work for? Good news! You’ve got more options than you think.

We’re going to give you 10 signs you’ve found the right listing agent to represent you and your home, no fluff, no ulterior motives included.

Sign 1:

They’re likable and easy to establish rapport with. If you like an agent, odds are most other Realtors and prospective buyers will, too, and that can be the ‘intangible’ difference that matters when it comes down to negotiations.

Sign 2:

Your gut tells you that you can trust them. If your agent’s words don’t ring “salesy” and they actually make you feel

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So, you’re moving to Charlotte.

Congratulations!
You’re about to land in one of the fastest growing cities in the country, and you’re going to love it here. We’ve got professional sports teams, outdoor recreation, a booming business industry, and gorgeous neighborhoods to boot.

If you’re feeling a little overwhelmed at the prospect of a move to Charlotte, let us give you a few pointers. Afterall, we live here and also help people relocate to Charlotte all the time; we know what we’re talking about.

Step One: Living Arrangements

You should know that it’s almost exactly the same cost to rent or own in the Charlotte area. The median rent for a one-bedroom is just over $1,000 a month, but with mortgage rates at all-time lows, many are

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