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  • These Charlotte Real Estate Stats are Confusing!

    Yes, they are! Is the market up? Is the market down? What’s going on? If you are looking at market reports and asking yourself these questions, don’t worry because you are not alone. The effects of Covid-19 on the real estate market have certainly changed…

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  • Charlotte Pending Sales Back Up & Prices Holding Steady

    Over the past two months of the coronavirus pandemic, my team and I have been practicing proper physical distancing, but we most certainly haven’t been socially (or professionally) distant. In my conversations with clients and friends alike, everyone wants to know “how’s the real estate…

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  • Charlotte Pending Sales Show First Signs of Slow Down for Real Estate

    I always find that the numbers speak the truth. We are in the middle of a global pandemic and things are changing rapidly. When fear sets in and emotions start taking over, I always find that numbers have a way of bringing me back to…

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  • A Strong Charlotte Real Estate Market in Uncertain Times

    We all have a foundational need for certainty in our lives in order to feel safe in the world. Current events are causing many of us to feel that certainty on shaky ground right now. But for the time being, at least the local real…

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  • The Groundhog said the spring (selling season) will come early this year

    On February 2nd the groundhog predicted an early spring.  Y’all didn’t realize that he isn’t just predicting the weather, he is also predicting the real estate market!  Yes, spring has come early this year, and the spring selling season has already begun.  The market is…

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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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