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This site is an opportunity, and your "go to" place, to get important questions answered about your own real estate concerns or problems. Also, become familiar with the Ballantyne Area, South Charlotte, Waxhaw, and Union County, NC. If a question is best answered by attorney or an accountant, we will so advise you seek one. Otherwise, if you are looking for advice on the purchase or the sale of your property, you'll find our information helpful and responsive. We look forward to hearing from you and addressing your particular concerns.
For the First Time Homebuyer  When you set out to buy your first house, you certainly want to buy a piece of real estate you can consider to be "home" and not just an investment. At the same time, the best real estate purchase is one that can fill both of these roles.  So, when you begin the sear...
What Cosumers Should Expect of Real Estate Professionals  From my desk..Dean Davidson  - 5 Star Best in Client Satisfaction Award 2007 Any profession is an occupation which, by its nature, requires a high degree of training, specialized study, and contiuing education.  Like the medical, leagal, a...
Home-sales forecast stormy as mortgage market lagsBy Alan ZibelAssociated PressArticle Launched: 10/03/2007 01:43:43 AM PDTWASHINGTON - An index that forecasts near-term home sales fell in August to a record low as would-be homebuyers had difficulty getting mortgages. Economists said the housing ...
Does a drop in the Prime Rate equate to a drop in mortgage rates?  Not usually.When the Federal Reserve drops the Federal Funds Rate (the rate banks can borrow from the Federal Reserve), it triggers a cut in the Prime rate that banks charge on variable rate loans and lines of credit (credit cards...
The things most buyers want and expect in their buying experience and their agent...>Integrity and Accountability - You can't buy honesty and the willingness of one to be responsible to another for keeping the promises made, and the expectations met.  It is in their character.> Dependability and ...
  Beneficial to both Buyer & Seller.....Many home purchasers erroneously assume that the Seller is always somehow liable when there is a defect or failure found in the home's cooling, heating, plumbing, electrical and/or appliances after the Buyer moves in.  Unless otherwise provided for in the c...
Key Market Factors How long does it take to sell a home?  There is no easy answer - some homes sell in a few days, others may take several months.  What I DO know is that my cooperative system will make it the shortest time possible.  The proper balance of these factors will expedite your sale: L...
Pricing and Marketing Value     The truth up-front!                FACT:  Buyers determine the market value of your home, not you and I!  The time to tell you this is right now, not after your home has been on the market for months and you have finally received a ridiculously low offer.  Some thi...
As housing prices continue to climb, many investors are buying non-owner-occupied properties and quickly turning around and selling them for a profit. Flipping, however, carries significant tax consequences. Investors retaining their property for a year before selling have their profits considere...
      People in the Northeast are finding a home purchase bonanza in the Charlotte, NC market.  First of all,  the job market in the area is greatly enhanced by the presence of large banking institutions, like Bank of America, Waxhovia and B B & T, and the other professionals and service oriented...


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