Found this recent Charlotte Observer Associated Press Joseph Pisani article of interest. Several sites have made it more affordable to get design help without anyone ever stepping inside your home. Havenly, Wayfair and others are charging less than $100 a room to connect users with an interior designer who can pick out a sofa, show […]
September 2018 marked the Project Timeline Kick-Off for the Charlotte Future 2040 Comprehensive Plan. A summary below, taken from the website – https://charlottenc.gov/charlottefuture/2040Plan/Pages/default.aspx – shares the principles and framework allowing community consensus on future Charlotte growth. The Charlotte Future 2040 Comprehensive Plan will require an examination of who and where we are as a city. The […]
Mortgage Fraud: 6 Types Are Becoming More Prevalent September 17, 2018 (from NAR Daily News) If you are getting a loan in Charlotte NC, avoid Mortgage Fraud by providing accurate documentation and informing the loan officer what is true at the moment and what your true long term intentions are. Never make representations or statements “just to get the […]
John Burns Real Estate Consulting is a 70 person team which builds market intelligence to help business executives make informed housing industry investment decisions. I find their research and newsletters helpful in understanding consumer demand and housing trends. In a recent discussion about “Real Estate Pros Steering Clients Away from New Homes” on Jeff Lazersons’ […]
Step 1: Compare the pros and cons of renting and buying. Sure, renting has its advantages: convenience, flexibility and maybe lower cost. But sometimes buying a home can be the smarter option, especially if you dislike having a landlord and sharing walls with neighbors and want to build your financial net worth. o Start by […]
Follow these tips when preparing your home for sale: Stage each living area to help potential buyers imagine living in that space. Keep all rooms clean, including children rooms. Remove clutter and extra furniture to help the space feel clean and larger.
Buying a home is an important life decision. Make sure you consider these important tips before you buy: 1. Look at your finances and decide how much you can afford. 2. Make sure to physical inspect the home and property for potential fixes and hazards. 3. Tour the neighborhood at different hours to get […]