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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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  • Looking Back and Looking Forward…

    Another year of real estate sales is almost over.  2016 started hot as the strong, year-end finish of 2015 rolled right into the new year.  Last year was a great year of continued recovery, yet the year over year home sales were up every month except…

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  • W Update: Holiday Decor Tips from Jen Wootton, Interior Designer!

    Thanksgiving is next week, which means the fall decorations will go back into hiding until next year, and winter holiday decorations will start to make an appearance. Year after year, magazines, Pinterest and our next door neighbors seem to be raising the standard on stylish…

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  • Thankful for Our Clients and a Healthy Fall Market

    It is hard to believe that the 2016 holiday season starts next week.  Our W team is truly thankful for all the wonderful opportunities we’ve had to serve our clients this year and for the healthy real estate market we’ve experienced.  Over the past  thirteen…

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  • The Buying Season Begins

    Fall is in full swing and with it comes cooler weather, Halloween pumpkins, and the start of a few months of great deals in real estate.  Regulars to this blog post are learning how seasonality plays into the real estate market, specifically in Charlotte.  Each…

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  • W Update: Wesley Oaks Neighborhood Feature

                           Welcome to Wesley Oaks! For this month’s W Update we’re featuring one of the most desirable Waxhaw neighborhoods. Featuring a charming Tudor style clubhouse equipped with a fantastic playground and pool, Wesley Oaks is a must-see!…

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  • W Update: Let’s Talk Landscaping

    Yellow, brown, red, orange – the colors of fall will be arriving soon. As beautiful as they can be on the trees, most homeowners struggle with keeping those fall shades away from their yard. We spoke with one of our preferred vendors, Heath Tinsley from…

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  • Charlotte Real Estate Market Is Booming Yet Balanced

    Real estate prices have been consistently climbing in Charlotte since 2009.  This past summer the average price for a single family home hit $331,000 in Mecklenburg County which is up from the bottom of $241,000 back 2009.  That’s a $90,000 increase in average selling price…

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  • W Update: We’re going to Canada…

    Actually, we’ve already gone and are now back.  Although many Americans are threatening permanent residency there in the months ahead, we are here in Charlotte to stay.  But we did enjoy our absolutely amazing trip to the Canadian Rockies for our family vacation this summer. …

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  • Charlotte Real Estate Going On Sale This Fall!!

    Buyers get ready.  The 2016 Charlotte real estate market peaked in June at an average sales price of $331,000.  Prices are up about 10% over the same time last year.  But not to worry, because every year starting about now, our real estate market starts…

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  • W Update: Helpful Hints from W’s Closing Queen!

    Though we are well into summer, the Spring market frenzy is in the final stages of wrapping up. For W Realty Group, the spring and early summer months have been a busy time for all team members. As hectic as it may have been, the…

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  • Charlotte Real Estate Prices Hit New Record High

    2016 has proven to be a record year for Charlotte real estate as demand and prices have risen to new highs.  There is a seasonal effect in our market which leads to both demand and prices peaking during the early summer months.  Over the past…

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