July 2017

Found 4 blog entries for July 2017.


Even though it’s considered a seller’s market right now that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t make some upgrades before listing. If you want to sell your Charlotte home for top dollar, every little thing you do could yield a better selling price.

We recommend you always consult with a real estate agent before doing any work, as they can provide insight into what buyers want. Based on our years of experience, we do have six ideas that you can probably do yourself!

Scrape popcorn ceilings

Popcorn ceilings immediately date a property. They often look dingy and cobwebs are harder to control versus a flat ceiling. Scraping ceilings is a relatively low cost option for updating and increasing your home’s value. According to Home Advisor, the cost is

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Wonderful ranch style home in the popular Wedgewood North neighborhood in north Charlotte. With brand new hardwoods and carpet throughout, a large and flat back yard, newer heating and air and hot water heater (within last 5 years), and cul-de-sac location, this home will surely go fast. As of the date of this post, this is by far the best value for a ranch style home anywhere within a 10 mile radius including Huntersville, Cornelius or the 28216 zip code, in terms of price, location, and characteristics of the home. 

For a personal viewing, please call or text me (Chad Hendrix) at 704-737-4400 or email me at chad@hendrixproperties.com. Also, if you're a homeowner looking to sell, let's discuss that as well. No one will work harder to get the job done for

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With the first 6 months of 2017 complete, the picture of housing in 2017 is coming together. With Charlotte and many other metro areas across the U.S. continuing to experience inventory shortages, we are seeing more of the same. Less listings, higher prices, shorter days on market, and over all, a more competitive market for buyers, and what should be a very appealing market for sellers. According to a recent article in the Charlotte Business Journal, the CRRA President Roger Parham noted, "The Charlotte market, like many housing markets across the country, is seeing a general slowdown in sales, even as mortgage rates remain low and local job creation remains steady. Fortunately, demand for homes is still strong, as seen through pending contract activity,

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You’ve heard of active adult communities before.

They go by a lot of names: 55+, Independent Living Communities, Age-Restricted…they’re all generally the same thing, and there are a lot of new developments popping up all over the country. Active Adult Communities in Charlotte are positively booming, and there are now over a dozen different developments in the area to choose from.

There are, of course, a ton of benefits to buying in a 55+ neighborhood! Pre-planned amenities, a built-in community of peers, and of course, no kids waking you up at 6am or hogging all the pool chairs. But what is life really like inside an active adult neighborhood?

Here’s what to know about living in today’s 55+ community.

Expect Growth

And by “growth” we

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