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 

Out this week, the Case-Shiller Survey from Standard and Poors shows in that in April Charlotte finally hit the negative column with prices falling 0.1% from the April before.  If you had been reading my blog, you would have known that when I reported the numbers from April in May.  While this is...
06/25/2008
You've got to love election year politics as it is the ONLY time when politicians open pander to their constituents over special interest groups.  Set to make it through the Senate is the AMERICAN HOUSING RESCUE AND FORECLOSURE PREVENTION ACT OF 2008 (they should have added "for our children") th...
06/25/2008
The newspapers and the internet are filled with news stories of families facing foreclosure as a result of being taken advantage of by a lender and/or real estate broker.  While I think we all are sadden when we hear them, there's a large group that deserve no ones sympathy.  Apparently, a new tr...
06/23/2008
One group that has been completely ignored in the last year with all the mortgage restructuring are those self employed borrowers, of which I am one.  Many of the programs that are being demonized today were developed with the purpose other than to create massive foreclosures.  Stated-income and ...
06/23/2008
Real Estate Market Update for  Single Family Homes in Union County North Carolina including: Matthews, Stallings, Indian Trail, Weddington, Monroe, Marvin, Wesley Chapel, Mineral Springs, Waxhaw, Marshville, Wingate, and Peachland Data gathered for May 1 2008 - May 31, 2008 from the CMLS In May, ...
06/23/2008
I recently had the priviledge of attending a half day seminar from the local HUD representative company to explain the system and processes of buying a HUD owned home.  Here is an overview from that seminar as well as some helpful tips so that you will be successful.  What is a HUD Home? A HUD ho...
06/21/2008
When I think back on all the missed opportunities that I have had in my life, I always think why I didn't act and how things might have been different if I had.  If I has purchased Google as an IPO, I'd be incredibly wealthy.  At $100, I'd still be very content.  $200, you get the idea with Googl...
06/17/2008
[Slow Clap] Thank you national and local media.  You have done your fair share to convice buyers that there is this idea of a bad market. I'm sorry but markets can be good or bad since every market favors someone.  While the general concensus was that the high flying days of just a few short year...
06/16/2008
Have you ever had a situation where your jaw just hit the floor by someone or something so dumb it's unbelievable?  If you haven't, get a pillow and stand over it because this will astonish you and it has me.  Unfortunately, I cannot share all the intimate details with you because of where this m...
06/15/2008
Google has just added the SteetView feature its Google Maps site for the Charlotte area.  While coverage is not 100%, it's pretty good.  For years, savvy agents like myself have been using the local GIS services to look up images on a particular property.  The images were blurry and the property ...
06/15/2008
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