Concord Confidential: On The Record

Real Estate Agent - Craven & Company REALTORS
Just in time for the holidays!  Concord City Council just approved a neighborhood matching grant program to help complete neighborhood projects.  This program is open to neighborhoods recognized through the City's formal neighborhood program.  Approved neighborhoods can be found at:
I am looking to upgrade my on line contact database management software.  And I was looking for something GREEN.  Now I know what you're thinking.  There isn't anything GREEN about on line software.  GREEN Contact Databases are Day Runners with recycled paper and soy based ink.  Well that's not g...
Humpy Wheeler, president of Lowes Motor Speedway for the past 33 years, will be honored during the Concord Christmas Parade.  WHAT!  Humpy isn't even from Concord.  It used to be local legends that made up the Grand Marshal.  Truly respected and active citizens from around town.  Ones you see eat...
With the move to a Green lifestyle a lot of people are trading in their cars for bikes.  It saves on gas, helps the environment and your health.  One of the barriers for a lot of bike riders is maintenance and complexity.  So Trek is introducing chainless bikes!  Surprise your best client this Ch...
Looks like A.L. BROWN, Kannapolis High School, is being showcased as a 21st Century Model of Innovation!  (I know a lot of Concord High School Spiders that would disagree!) Its is being showcased due to some up and coming programs such as: Mandarin Chinese, Biotechnology, Cyber Campus, Smartboard...
A Battle Royal! vs. The scoop: sent out a press release stating that they can now post unrepresented listings on says that they can't and have asked them to send out a retraction. says that everythin...
I received an email update from NAR last week with a wrap up review of this  years conference.  I made it down for the first day and I could tell it was going to be a great show!  I have included a link to a retrospective video from NAR president Dick Gaylord.  It pretty much shows what NAR has b...
I was driving into Kannapolis this morning and saw a billboard.  It was an ad for for Cabarrus County.  So I jotted it and just looked it up.  It looks to be a collaborative effort put up by 3 banks.  It has sites for Stanly, Anson and Cabarrrus Counties, which I assume are the...
I just read an update from that listed a handful of cities that are poised for an economic rebound.  The article said that in October 2005, the height of the boom, that the median sales price for homes in the US reached 7.3 times per capita income.  Anbd that by this past May it was 5...
One of the commonly cited reasons why homebuyers remain on the sidelines is that they think they need to have a 20 percent downpayment in order to get a mortgage. This is another mortgage myth that is easily busted when you stop to think about the facts. Recent statistics from the National Associ...

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