Charlotte House Hunter Blog

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Real Estate Broker/Owner - Jonathan and Associates, Inc
A look on what's happening in and around Charlotte North Carolina, the hottest city in the South East. Reading and commenting on my blog has been known to cause hair to grow back, relationships to get mended, to increase your pay, and make you more attractive to the opposite sex.

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2008 

Last week, I received an offer for a home that I had listed earlier in the week in Charlotte North Carolina.  The offer was acceptable to the seller and so pending a good inspection, we should have a rather quick closing which makes my clients very happy.  This home wasn't the cheapest home on th...
05/29/2008
The immediate thought among buyers is why in the world would you need a REALTOR when you're buying a new home from a builder?  They forget that like any other real estate transaction, the sales person working in the trailer works for the builder and represents the builder's interests in the sale ...
05/29/2008
There's not a single buyer out there that starts out looking for their next home with the idea that they want to lose money or break even in their home purchase.  Most understand that not only is real estate a means for shelter but also an investment....probably your largest single investment.  T...
05/27/2008
The Standard and Poor's Case-Shiller Survey for March 2008 showed that the Charlotte Metro Statistical Area, which represents the counties of Mecklenburg, Union, Cabarrus, Gaston, Anson, and York (SC) showed a 1-Year Increase in home prices of 0.8%.  I know you're thinking why pop the cork on the...
05/27/2008
Real Estate Market Update for Single Family Homes in Mecklenburg County North Carolina Area 1 including: Charlotte, Cornelius, Davidson, and Huntersville Neighborhoods East of  I-77, North of N. Tryon Street, West of Cabarrus County, and South of Iredell County including the neighborhoods of High...
05/22/2008
Who would have ever thought that we would look back to the days after Hurricane Katrina, when gas prices first approached $3, with nostalga?  Well, what if you could have gas or diesel at around $1 per gallon today?  If you're like me, you're keenly intrigued and so are two alternatives to look a...
05/21/2008
Real Estate Market Update for Single Family Homes in Mecklenburg County North Carolina Area 4 including: Charlotte, Matthews. Neighborhoods West of Hwy 74, Indepdendence Blvd. and East of Providence Road including, Grier Heights, Chantilly, Cotswold, Elizabeth, Eastover, Beverly Crest, Sardis Woo...
05/21/2008
For the last few months, I have been driving both vehicles until the gasoline needle nearly snaps in two on empty hoping that prices would fall the next day.  They set new records instead.  Just the other day, I spend $150 in gas filling up both cars.  I, like most of you, have zero faith that c...
05/21/2008
Jonathan Osman | Keller Williams Realty | 704-998-1900 3951 Sheffield Drive, Charlotte, NC Best Price in Neighborhood & Move in Ready! 3BR/1.5BA Single Family House offered at $155,000 Year Built 1957 Sq Footage 1,266 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms 1 full, 1 partial Floors 1 Parking 4 Lot Size .245 acres ...
05/18/2008
First of all, no one reads the USA Today unless you're traveling or you are staying at a hotel.  So for the 98% of American's who have better things to do, here is a link to the story to which I am referring to.  Back in October, police in Oregon found a man, his wife, and dogs dead in their home...
05/16/2008