Dec. 20, 2019

Your Home Ownership Journey

Allen Tate President/CEO Pat Riley shares milestones to plan for.

There’s an old saying that there are three things that matter in real estate: location, location, location. But while location is certainly important, homeownership is really more of a journey, not a fixed destination.

“When you take ownership of ...

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April 16, 2019

Staging Ideas


A common question Realtors® often get asked is, “Do I need to stage my house before it goes on the market?” The short answer is yes. The long answer is absolutely yes.

Home staging is the process of decluttering and decorating your home so that it’s most impressive ...

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Posted in House Upkeep, Selling
April 8, 2019

2019 Will Be A Great Year for Real Estate

Many homeowners believe that rising interest rates and home prices have scared away buyers and therefore have not listed their houses for sale. However, the truth is that buyers who were unable to find a home last year are out in force, and there are even more coming!

NerdWallet’s 2018 ...

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Feb. 26, 2019

The Ultimate Packing Guide

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Posted in Buying, Selling
Jan. 29, 2019

Houses with Hangars

While we are familiar with Charlotte Douglas International Airport,there are quite a few airports and airparks out there for us to use to get in and out of this growing city. Also, if you are an aviator or aviator junkie, you can own a home with a Hangar, or ...

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Posted in Buying, Community, Selling
Jan. 22, 2019

8 Kitchen Cleaning Hacks



As a self-proclaimed neat freak, I can appreciate a good cleaning tip or two. And with Thanksgiving exactly one month away, I’m kicking up my cleaning game. Looking for ways to deep clean your kitchen before you invite the masses over to feast on turkey and sweet potato ...

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Oct. 11, 2018

71 days to sell your house...what to do about it.

The Millennials are just starting to buy. The Baby Boomers aren't selling. What can we do to get inventory on the market and sold for a reasonable amount of time and a reasonable price?

For years, and just recently 1st through 3rd quarter, we have seen bidding wars. Prices ...

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Posted in House Upkeep, Selling