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  • Some Real Estate Gratitude in Charlotte Ahead of Thanksgiving 2017

    Thanksgiving 2017 is almost here and I’m thankful for my home.  As I sit here writing this blog, I’m bundled up in my warm clothes and our fireplace is burning.  Yesterday, Sunday and my day off from work, I had a blanket wrapped around me…

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  • Charlotte Real Estate Holding Steady Heading into Fall

    The Charlotte real estate market is showing signs of stability as we head into the fall.  Usually this time of year we start to see sales fall and prices dip and this year is not exception.  The market stats are showing a slow season shift…

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  • Opportunity Knocks – Season Price Dip Begins

    There’s no denying that the Charlotte real estate market is red hot and 2017 has been a peak year for home prices.  June was the record setting month with an all time high average sales price for Mecklenburg County.  It also set the new record…

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  • Think you can’t time the market? Phooey!

    Expert long term investment advisers commonly tell us that trying to time the market is a losing strategy.  They say it’s risky and those that try end up losing.  As a conservative investor myself, I agree with them in both the stock and real estate…

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  • W Update: Annual School Supply Drive and Ice Cream Social

    Please join us this Sunday, July 23rd between 3 and 5pm for our annual School Supplies Drive and Ice Cream Social! We are once again partnering with A Child’s Place to collect donations for students in need in the Charlotte area. After doing some good,…

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  • Another Record High for Charlotte Home Prices

    Home prices have once again climbed to new record highs.  In June of this year the average home price hit a record of $344,487 for single family homes in Mecklenburg County.  Median price also set a new record at $275,000.  Seasonally, home prices typically peak…

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  • Has the Market SPARKED Your Interest?

    Summer is here, and the Real Estate market matches the temperature outside! It looks like the Seller’s market is showing no signs of cooling off! Have we sparked your interest? Check out the video blog below for Scott’s market update. For a quick summary of…

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  • W Update: Welcome to the team, Mandy!!

    Born in Miami, Florida, Mandy moved to Asheville, NC for High-school then continued up the mountains to attend Appalachian State University. She made the transition to Charlotte in 1998, and hasn’t looked back! Her father was a land developer and general contractor, so Mandy watched…

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  • 2017 Spring Sales Update: Price Are Up 10%!

    As the end of the school year approaches, so does the peak of the busy spring real estate selling season.  Aside from prices that are about 10% higher than last year, the 2017 sales stats are looking very similar to 2016 which means another strong…

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  • W Update: We’re Headed to the Beach!

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    Goodbye school days and hello summer vacations.  It’s time to pack up and head to the beach!  This summer if you head to the Wilmington, North Carolina area beaches, you might find some familiar faces there.  And if you ever find yourself dreaming about your…

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  • W Update: Sardis Forest Neighborhood Feature

    As you drive into Sardis Forest, it’s obvious that this neighborhood has been around for a while – and in the best way. It’s a well-established neighborhood with gorgeous trees in a quiet, peaceful setting. It’s the perfect area to be in if you’re looking…

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  • W Update: A Buyers Agent’s Perspective on a Seller’s Market!

    For this month’s update, we are focusing on one of our talented Buyer Specialists, Lisa Thyer. This spring, Lisa has been in the middle of the action, writing contracts left and right and she holds a unique perspective on the current Charlotte market. She has…

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  • Big Price Jumps, New Record Highs

    The spring selling season is in full bloom.  Team W is hard at work helping buyers and sellers make their dreams come true, so I’ll keep this month’s blog short and sweet.  Home prices have jumped up quickly from the usual winter time lull and…

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  • Scott & Maria Caught Slacking Off on the Job!

      They just couldn’t resist and who could blame them.  Our newest waterfront listing on Lake Wylie was just too nice to miss out on the opportunity to chill out by the lake.  This month Scott & Maria decided to film our market update dockside…

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  • W Update: A Little St. Patty’s Day Limerick

    There once was a Real Estate team That had some big Real Estate dreams To get every house sold At least so I’m told This team’s dream’s not so far out of reach! 

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  • Top Three Reasons You Shouldn’t Buy This Home!

    This month we’ve mixed in a fun new feature to our market stats update.  Watch Scott & Maria talk about the top three reasons you shouldn’t buy our new listing in the South Hill complex in Southpark, followed by a market update.  (Hint…there might be a…

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  • W Update: SouthPark Neighborhood Feature

    Ah, SouthPark. Even the newest-of-the-new Charlotte residents have probably heard of it. Upon landing in Charlotte and asking for advice on what to do, surely one of the most recommended areas to explore is SouthPark; and for good reason! SouthPark is a hub for so…

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  • W Update: What You Need to Know if You’re Looking to List!

    The holidays are over, “blue Monday” has passed and we’ve all survived our first weekend of winter weather. As we round the corner into February, many of our clients start thinking about listing their home. In the spirit of that season, we’ve dedicated this update…

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  • Kicking Off 2017 With Higher Interest Rates

    The Charlotte real estate market has shown very few signs of the typical slow down that is typically experienced this time of year.  Normally, the market slows in January and February and then begins to pick back up again in March.  There does appear to…

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  • T’was The Night Before A W Realty Christmas…

    T’was the Night before Christmas, when all through the house, not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse. The brochures were placed on the counter with care, in the hopes that the perfect buyer soon would be there. The sellers were nestled all snug…

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