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 

Concord North Carolina is one of our absolute favorite communities in the Charlotte area.  It has an excellent historic downtown, lots of big city amenities like the Concord Mills Mall, and is convenient to Charlotte.  In addition, Concord is also the home of NASCAR, MRN radio, and SMI.  We have ...
11/29/2008
This morning, I received an email with a story from Detroit where thieves have taken to breaking into homes listed for sale via the combo lockboxes.  I would say that while it may be on the minds of some, I am surprised that safety isn't more of a concern when I'm listing a house.  I suppose that...
11/26/2008
Last week, I was out at an inspection at a older home here in South Charlotte.  Here in the Charlotte area, it's rare to find newer homes with basements however its common to find them in older homes.  This home was built in the mid 60's and had held up well over time.  During our initial inspect...
11/24/2008
Last month’s sales stats for the Charlotte North Carolina area are a mixed bag.  While some parts of town saw prices increase, they also experienced unprecedented year over year declines in the volume of sales.  Take for example Union County, just east of Charlotte down HWY 74. In October 2008, ...
11/23/2008
Over the last six months, my real estate business has changed considerably.  When I first entered the industry in 2003, being a REALTOR involved showing homes, qualifying buyers, performing inspections, and surviving closing.  However in the last six months, my roles have expanded considerably.  ...
11/23/2008
One of the most statements that we hear from buyers is that they're attempting to time the market and will purchase when prices hit rock bottom.  This is a great idea for those not financing their next home since they can jump in and buy at any time.  However for the vast majority of buyers who a...
11/18/2008
A few months back, the MLS directors, on the behest of a handful of agents, made the decision to display a property's square footage as a range instead of the actual measurement.  The idea was that it would limit agent's liability and prevent any further lawsuits.  When they rolled out the change...
11/18/2008
Don't get me wrong, I love the roles of property managers and there are a lot of great ones out there.  When my wife and I first came to town, we rented for a year and only considered homes that were professionally managed.  Today, I still refer business to her as well as other managers around to...
11/14/2008
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...
11/13/2008
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 October 1 2008 - October 31, 2008 from the CMLS ...
11/11/2008
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