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  • 2020 Market off to a HOT start in Charlotte

    Just when when we think real estate sales are going to start cooling off, the market picks up again. It’s a new decade, and the market in Charlotte is off to a HOT start. Year over year, just about every indicator I’ve been tracking shows…

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  • Prices are up, but payments are down!

    The real estate market in Charlotte is usually cooling off this time of year, but the numbers are telling a different story. There’s been talk of recession, but no signs of one materializing in 2020. All in all, the outlook is great for Charlotte real…

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  • Appreciation for a decade of real estate prosperity in Charlotte

    Next week is Thanksgiving which means we are nearing the end of another year. And this year we are nearing the end of another decade, which is really hard to believe. A lot changes in ten years! The real estate market in Charlotte has changed…

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  • Who’s got the edge in Charlotte? Buyers or Sellers?

    Generally speaking in any real estate market there is usually one party that has the upper hand in negotiations. Sometimes it’s the buyer and sometimes it’s the seller. This can be identified by the inventory in the said market. When supply is over six months,…

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  • Interest rates!

    The peak selling season is over for 2019. The summer closings are done. We’ve reached new highs for average and median sales price, and now things are starting to cool off. Real estate sales in Charlotte are holding steady in terms of units, but prices…

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  • Charlotte Prices Peak – Buyer Opportunity Knocks

    The real estate market is seasonal. If you follow this blog you already know that all too well. The market stats for July are out, and it’s clear from the numbers that the market is ready to begin its retreat into fall. Last month I…

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  • Charlotte Real Estate Prices Reach New Highs

    Long time readers of this blog know that the real estate market is seasonal, and prices fluctuate throughout any given calendar year. The highest price generally occurs in the summertime. 2019 has proven to be no exception, and real estate prices in Charlotte have crossed…

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  • Supply shows slow but steady rise in Charlotte

    Low inventory has been the defining factor of the real estate market in Charlotte for several years now. In fact, the data shows that the housing supply here has been falling steadily since mid 2010. For clarification, the housing month’s supply (or inventory) is defined…

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  • Limiting Your Days On Market When Selling

    By Jackie Mistretta Do you ever wonder why some homes sit on the market for months while others are under contract before the sign is even in the yard? While having the best Real Estate Team (that’s us!) and pricing the home correctly help, making…

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  • 2019 Spring Sales in Charlotte Mirror 2018

    Early numbers for March are in, and 2019 sales are looking like a repeat of 2018. Home sales and pending sales are both tracking at the same pace from last year. Prices are showing small but healthy gains. Time on market is climbing ever so…

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  • Charlotte Home Sales & Prices Up Early

    The spring 2019 selling season has begun and the early months have experienced increased home sales and continued rising prices over last year. February saw 6% growth in the number of home sales and 7% growth in average sales price. Last month, we reported that…

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  • Huge Jump in Charlotte Pending Home Sales in January

    So far the real estate market in Charlotte for 2019 is looking a lot like last year. Prices are relatively flat and the number of homes sales are virtually unchanged. Supply is up slightly along with time on market. But the most surprising statistic is…

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  • Newcomer’s Guide: A Tour of Charlotte Neighborhoods

    by Jackie Mistretta If you’re new to the area you may be overwhelmed with where the “best” place in Charlotte is to be located, and for a good reason. Each part of this city seems to be deemed a perfect fit… it all just depends…

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  • Charlotte Real Estate Finishes the Year with Strong Price Gains

    Charlotte real estate will finish the year strong with large price gains for 2018.  Sales are beginning to slow as evidenced by the number of home sales and pending home sales.  However, the consistently low inventory over the past several years has lead to rising…

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  • Second Best October for Charlotte Home Sales in Ten Years!

    A little perspective goes a long way especially when it comes to real estate market concerns.  I’m hearing a lot of people talking about how the real estate market in Charlotte is slowing down.  There is some truth to that statement because demand is slightly lower than…

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  • Year Over Year Supply Up – First Time Since 2014

    For the past several years, low inventory has been the defining factor of the real estate market both nationally and locally here in Charlotte.  The most recent stats for Charlotte show that in September, inventory has increased year over year for the first time since…

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  • Jackie’s View on the Changing Market

    This month Jackie Mistretta, our team’s listing coordinator, shares her perspective on the changing market as we head into fall…. When do you think the real estate market will change? It’s a question I hear often from everyone knows that I am in real estate.…

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  • Back to School, Back to Buying and Selling, Please!

    Many private schools are back in session this week.  Next week Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools are back in action.  So its time to come home from vacation.  Its time to go back to work.  And its time to start buying and selling real estate again. The…

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  • Summer Slowdown in Effect

    Around this time each year, I get excited to look closely at the real estate market statistics and evaluate where the market appears to be headed.  Yes, I know I am a data geek and have been told that for years. By July, the market…

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  • Charlotte Real Estate Bucks National Trends

    I feel lucky to live in Charlotte.  We are a vibrant and growing city and people around the country are taking notice.  According to a recent article in the Charlotte Business Journal, on average, approximately 43 people move here every day!  We have an excellent…

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