Real Estate News

Dec. 18, 2018

Why Houses DO NOT Sell in a Strong Market

As we approach the end of the year, many homeowners find themselves asking the question, “If we’re currently in a strong real estate market, why won’t my house sell?

Below are the 5 most common reasons why a listing contract will expire:

1. The Price

Sometimes when the ...

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Dec. 12, 2018

5 Star Award Winner

Karen Lambrinides has won the 5 Star Award for excellence in Real Estate and has been featured in the December issue of Charlotte Magazine. 

Five Star Professional conducts market research to define and promote professional excellence.  The five star designations assists consumers in selecting a service professional that ...

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Dec. 3, 2018

Sweet Home Carolina Realty Receives 2018 Best of Charlotte Award

Press Release

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

Sweet Home Carolina Realty Receives 2018 Best of Charlotte Award

 

Charlotte Award Program Honors the Achievement

 

CHARLOTTE December 3, 2018 -- Sweet Home Carolina Realty has been selected for the 2018 Best of Charlotte Award in the Real Estate Services category by ...

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Nov. 12, 2018

9 Ways Home Flipping Shows Mislead Viewers

We all know the premise of home-flipping shows: An investor buys a veritable dump and then, with the help of a team of ready-and-willing contractors and landscapers, transforms it into the best-looking home on the block. Next, that intrepid buyer turns around and sells it for a hefty profit. Sounds ...

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Nov. 5, 2018

Something You Should Know Before Looking At A New Construction Model Home

Picture yourself out for a drive one weekend. You see a sign that says:

New Construction Homes! Models Starting At $XXX,XXX Next Right!

Maybe you’re actively looking for a house, or maybe it’s just a spur of the moment urge, but you follow the signs to the model home ...

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Oct. 25, 2018

Americans Choose Real Estate As Best Investment For 5th Straight Year

The results are in: the best long-term investment you can make? Real Estate.

Each year, Gallup surveys Americans to find out what they believe to be the best investment options for building long-term wealth. And in their most recent survey, Americans overwhelmingly chose real estate, making this the fifth year ...

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July 27, 2018

Americans Rank Real Estate Best Investment for 5 Years Running!

Some Highlights:

  • Real estate has outranked stocks/mutual funds, gold, savings accounts/CDs, and bonds as the best long-term investment among Americans for the last 5 years!
  • The generations agree! Real estate is the best investment!
  • Generation X leads the way with 37% believing in real estate as the top ...
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July 16, 2018

Home Prices Up 7.1% From Last Year

Thanks to the historic inventory shortage, home prices across the US are on the rise.

According to Core Logic’s May 2018 Home Price Insight Report, home prices across the US are up 7.1% from last year. That means a home listed for $250,000 in May 2017 would sell ...

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May 30, 2018

Think Buying A Home Will Be More Affordable In 2019? Think Again

There’s no denying that it’s tough out there for buyers. The inventory shortage has created a market that’s more competitive than normal. As a potential buyer, you might be thinking “I should probably wait until next year to make a move.” But if you want to get the best ...

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Jan. 24, 2018

Why Now Is The Time To Buy

 

1. INTEREST RATES ARE SOARING

If you haven't been keeping up with the real estate market, you might be missing out on the data around interest rates. They are going up, and they are going up fast. 5% may not seem like a lot, but can be the ...

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