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 

I think we can all remember a time in the 90's when internet usage was charged by the minutes.  Companies like AOL reaped huge benefits from slow speed modems and per minute charges for those accessing their services.  Then, as internet speeds advanced and services began to compete for clients, t...
01/18/2008
Jonathan Osman | Keller Williams Realty | jon@thecharlottehousehunter.com | 704-998-1900 3036 Kings Manor Drive, Weddington, NC Stunning new construction beauty with family gathering room off of a chef's gourmet state of the art kitchen 5+ Bdrm Single Family House offered at $879,000 Year Built ...
01/16/2008
Poo and grease are my two favorite topics.  North Carolina has the second largest pig / hog population in the United States behind Iowa.  With all those hogs, we have a lot of poo.  There's not a whole lot that can be done with hog poo that doesn't harm the enviroment.  Traditionally, farmers pum...
01/16/2008
I recently found myself in an unexpected short sale.  Without boring you with all the details, essentially the bank decided to foreclose on the day of closing even after having our file approved for sale.  After the foreclosure department and the attorney was assigned, there was a mysterious $6,0...
01/16/2008
The Charlotte Observer reported this past weekend that Grand Asia is taking over the the space vacated by Winn-Dixie in the shopping plaza on the corner of Pleasant Plains Road and Potter Road.  This is huge since this will be the largest Asian grocery store in the Charlotte area.  The store will...
01/16/2008
No doubt today you have heard on the radio or in the news that a House transportation study concluded that the federal gasoline taxes should be raised to meet inflation to 40 cents a gallon over the next five years.  The current federal gasoline tax rate is 18.4 cents per gallon.  Proponents of t...
01/15/2008
Have you watched local government programming at all?  From time to time when I'm trying to fall asleep, I will turn on the government channel on public television.  Puts me right now.   Here in Charlotte, they didn't want to have yet another boring government show so I decided to make a program ...
01/14/2008
Well not exactly but it sounds better that way.  The last few days are the type of days that makes want to pull your hair out.  I like the challenge of real estate because there is a significant amount of problem solving involved that most people don't realize.  Take for instance a frustrating tr...
01/11/2008
AR community, I need your help.  Many of your have been working with REO's for a lot longer than myself and have seen every scenario under the sun.  I've done a few but and I've never seen this before.  So please tell me if this is common practice.The bank sent the appraiser out to appraise the p...
01/10/2008
My recent influx of clients have been mostly first time buyers or folks who have relocated to this area from out of state and decided to lease an apartment for a year while they investigated the area.  When I moved to Charlotte, we lived in a rental for a year so that we wouldn't end up buying a ...
01/09/2008
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