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Postmark means nothing!
Q. Several years ago, on a radio talk show, the host said that a monthly mortgage payment is considered to be paid on the date it was postmarked. If that is true, where can I find that law? There is no such law. The date the mortgage lender receives the Read More...

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Buying Pre-Construction? Here's Why A Real Estate Professional Should Represent You
It might not seem necessary to involve a real estate professional in a transaction where a buyer can deal directly with a builder. Think again! A real estate professional representing the buyer’s interests, can guide you along the right path, smooth Read More...

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Should I Work With A Buyer's Agent? A Seller's Agent? A Dual Agent?
In the past, real estate agents always represented the seller, whether the agent helped a seller to market and sell a home or helped a buyer find and purchase a home. In other words, agents were at one time legally bound to represent the seller in a residential Read More...

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Top 10 Signs That It's Time to Sell Your Home
1. When you bought your house, you lived in the country. Now you're surrounded by high rises. 2. You can't get any appliances repaired because "they stopped making those parts years ago." 3. The swing set in the backyard has sprouted Read More...

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Homes are affordable in Charlotte
12/03/06. A national survey showed that almost two-thirds of new and existing homes sold in the Charlotte area during the third quarter were affordable for families earning the area's median income. The Housing Opportunity Index is compiled by Wells Read More...

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Ten Smart Tax Moves to Maximize Deductions, Minimize Pain
As you gear up for the holidays, keep the taxman-the IRS-in mind and make plans to minimize your tax hit when April 15 th rolls around. A few smart moves before the end of the year could save you a bundle come spring. Qualifying for many tax benefits Read More...

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Charlotte home prices steady as other markets decline
11/26/06 Charlotte, NC. The National Association of Realtors says home sale prices in the Charlotte area rose 4.5 percent in the third quarter of the year, continuing the slow but steady climb despite some steep declines in other markets. The median price Read More...

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What's new at Baxter Village (Fort Mill)?
Close to Interstate 77 on S.C. 160, the residential-retail-office center known as Baxter Village continues to grow. The Town Center now has a new YMCA, Harris Teeter, Inn at Baxter restaurant and tavern, Circa North Salon, Beef O'Brady's Family Read More...

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New additions at the RiverGate Shopping Center in SW Charlotte!
Construction is ongoing at RiverGate, the 600,000-square-foot shopping center Childress Klein Properties is developing at N.C. 49 and N.C. 160 near the Grid Iron. Home Depot is scheduled to open late this year, Super Target had it's Grand Opening Read More...

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In South Carolina Property taxes to drop by up to half. Sales tax rises on all but groceries!
Sat, Jul. 22, 2006 Charlotte Observer reported: COLUMBIA - It's going to become a lot cheaper to own a pricey home in South Carolina, but more expensive to buy everything else except groceries. State lawmakers have passed sweeping tax changes that Read More...

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Chester County in Northern South Carolina embraces potential boom
Charlotte Oct. 26, 2006 Charlotte developer Mel Graham announced earlier this month plans to turn his 6,000 acres on both sides of Interstate 77 into a 9,000-home mega mixed-use development that could exceed $2 billion. He calls it Montrose and says it Read More...

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Top Visitor Attractions!
Visiting Charlotte? Don't miss our top Visitor Attractions Concord Mills Shoppertainment Multiplex Paramount's Carowinds Theme Park & Water Park Lowe's Motor Speedway & Driving Schools NC Blumenthal Performing Arts Center Discovery Read More...

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Gallery Crawl on North Davidson!
My friend and I met up last night to drive to the Gallery Crawl at North Davidson Street. We have never been there so did not know what to expect. What a pleasant surprise! At the first Galleries, we viewed some of our more known artist paintings, then Read More...

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Are national home prices on their way down?
They’re not falling – they’re flattening out. In recent years, housing prices rose dramatically in coastal areas, which traditionally have the most volatile prices, including New York, California, Boston and Florida; and places like Read More...

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New!! The Vineyards on Lake Wylie
A new 600-acre luxury Resort Community is set to begin sales this Fall in southwestern Mecklenburg County called The Vineyards on Lake Wylie. The project will feature more than 1,000 homes priced from the $200,000s to more than $1 million. The project Read More...

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