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Wednesday, November 01, 2017   /   by Admin Prostead

Buying a home in Charlotte's Dilworth neighborhood

If you're looking to move to Charlotte, check out the homes for sale  in the popular neighborhood of Dilworth. Dilworth was Charlotte’s first streetcar suburb. Dating back to the 1890s, this well-designed neighborhood features stately, mature oak trees, sidewalks, and houses with front porches. The homes are primarily bungalows — with the occasional Queen Anne — and some larger, two-story Colonial Revivals. Much of the neighborhood is listed on the National Register of Historic Places as the Dilworth Historic District.

Out & About in Dilworth
The neighborhood’s main thoroughfare, East Boulevard, is lined with restaurants, offices and shops, many located in renovated homes. Dilworth also boasts some of the city’s best evening-life options. A slew of restaurants along East Boulevard offer high-end cuisine in almost every category imaginable, making Dilworth a prime place to grab dinner before heading to the bars and club ...

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Monday, October 16, 2017   /   by Admin Prostead

4-bedroom home with designer upgrades, just minutes from Lake Norman!



Open floorplan, community pool, move-in ready!
Gorgeous ranch-style home with a designer kitchen, granite counters and tile back splash. Beautiful wide plank flooring throughout the kitchen, breakfast room, dining room, and family room. Bathroom retreat features upgraded light and plumbing fixtures, beautiful tile in the master shower and bathroom floors. Relax under your covered porch or on the patio as you watch the kids or pets playing in the fenced in yard. Bonus/bath/loft area great for guests. Maintenance-free Hardi Plank siding. Covington at Lake Norman has community pool, playground and clubhouse! 

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Thursday, October 12, 2017   /   by Admin Prostead

30 smart tips to get your home ready for fall

via Lifehack.com

Cooler temperatures and pretty soon falling leaves serve as a reminder that the fall season is fast approaching. As the seasons change, so do our activities and home needs. Even though summer is not quite over yet, it’s a good time to do some seasonal maintenance to keep your home running smoothly. The weather can change quickly, especially if you live in a colder climate and you don’t want to be caught unprepared. A bit of attention now will save costly repairs and aggravation later.

Interior Maintenance

Check for drafts. Feel for drafts around the edges of windows and doors. A good tip is to use a lighted candle and if the flame flickers, there’s most likely a draft. If necessary, replace seals and repair caulking around window and door frames. Consider buying heavier or insulated drapery for especially drafty windows.
Have your furnace inspected. Hire an HVAC professional to test for leaks, check heating efficiency, and change the f ...

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Wednesday, September 27, 2017   /   by Admin Prostead

Moving to Charlotte? You'll love it!

Are you new to the Charlotte area? Stopping by to consider moving to this wonderful town? We're glad you're here!

Below are some guides to finding things to do in and around the Greater Charlotte area … from sporting events to museums to the symphony to the Whitewater Center, there’s something for everyone.

Come join us for some down-home, Southern hospitality! (And if you’re wondering what the photo above is, it’s Niki de Saint Phalle’s “Firebird” at the Bechtler Museum of Modern Art in uptown, always a favorite.)

Charlotte's Got A Lot
Charlotte Culture Guide
Arts & Science Council
Top 10 Things to Do in Charlotte
Sporting Events in Charlotte
U.S. National Whitewater Center
Giordana Velodrome
Charlotte Parks & Recreation
Ready to start searching for your new home? Start right here!

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Wednesday, August 16, 2017   /   by Admin Prostead

Homes for sale under $350,000 in Concord, North Carolina

Looking for houses under $350,000 in Concord, North Carolina? You’ve come to the right place! Concord is a great place to live – fabulous dining, shopping, speedway, so much more! Concord, Cabarrus County’s largest city, is just 20 miles northeast of Charlotte. The most-popular visitor attraction in the state, according to VisitNC.com, Concord Mills mall has more than 200 stores. And also nearby is the Charlotte Motor Speedway, which is headquarters to many of your favorite NASCAR teams.  Downtown houses two live theaters, a museum, two art galleries, library, gourmet French chocolate shop, pottery studio, botanical garden, pedestrian greenway system, plus specialty shops and a variety of restaurants.
Working in Concord
The commute into Charlotte is easy, but if you’d like to work locally, Concord is home to employers such as Shoe Show, Inc., Celgard LLC, Connextions, Roush Fenway Racing, Sysco Foods, S&D Coffee, and Carolinas He ...

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