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.

ARCHIVED BLOG POSTS

2008 

I know that for my consumer readers, this blog posting may cause your eyes to glaze over.  Discussing issues related to the North Carolina Offer to Purchase Contract (Standard Form 2-T) is far from a riveting subject but there is a major flaw in the contract as it's currently written.  Paragraph ...
10/31/2008
Only recently have I moved my office from my home into my brokerages office.  For the last 4 years and even in my prior career in Washington, I worked exclusively from my home office.  Most folks have a home office but I would dare say that most would not be able to work from there 5 days a week....
10/30/2008
In Thursday's Charlotte Business Journal, they featured a report showing that foreclosures in North Carolina were down 27% statewide for September.  This was counter to the numbers released by RealtyTrac, showing a nationwide increase of 21%.  However, even Realty Trac shows North Carolina as a s...
10/28/2008
Recently, I have been so fortunate to work with buyers who have termed themselves bargain hunters.  They are scouring the MLS for deals, hoping to find the same discounts they've heard of in California, Las Vegas, and Florida.  Any listing or advertisement that has the words "PRICE REDUCED" or so...
10/26/2008
The next time you watch a race on tv, listen in to when the spotter and the driver communicate with each other over the radio.  Frequently, you’ll hear the spotter say “keep digging” which means try a little harder to catch the person in front.  You’ll see the driver that’s in second, third, or ...
10/24/2008
Throughout the last few of weeks, we have all experienced the stock market's volatility here and abroad and our dreams for a comfortable retirement fade.  Some of the stock market geniuses have opined that it will take up to another decade for the stock market to rebound to 14,000 again.  Of cour...
10/24/2008
Until recently, the Charlotte area's housing market had not experienced steep declines, extended days on market, or inventory swells that have plagued the bubble markets around the country.  However, a year and a quarter after it all hit the fan, we're finally in the thick of our very own housing...
10/20/2008
For just a few more minutes, it's my birthday and my second one celebrating on Active Rain.  I would say guess my age but I would get depressed at all of those who guessed high.  Let's just say, I'm a Fred Smoot.  Last year, I was experimenting with blogging and I wished for more business.  Well,...
10/20/2008
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 September 1 2008 - September 30, 2008 from the C...
10/20/2008
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...
10/20/2008
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