All Blog Entries by Ryan Fitzgerald

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Living in Gastonia, NC

Find out why so many folks are moving to Gastonia!

Gastonia, NC Downtown - Living or moving to Gastonia, North Carolina

People love living in Gastonia, that's why so many folks are moving here. In this article, we will discuss things you need to know about Gastonia, NC before your relocation to one of Charlotte's top cities. Gastonia's population is just under 80,000, making it the second-largest Charlotte metro with Concord, NC being the first. Gastonia is a part of Gaston County and is located directly west of Charlotte. There are several things that make Gastonia unique to other Charlotte metros

Things to Do in Gastonia, NC

Crowders Mountain State Park - One of the most beautiful and scenic mountains in the world is right in Gastonia's backyard. If you love hiking, you'll love

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9 Tips for First Time Home Sellers

You've decided it's time to move. Perhaps a new job relocation or you're upsizing to a larger home. Maybe you're building new construction. Whatever the reason, as a first-time home seller, here are nine tips that will help you to maximize your profits. Without further ado, here are 9 tips to help any seller, especially those of you selling your home for the first time:

HIRE THE RIGHT AGENT

Hiring the right real estate agent to sell your home is important. For those who are selling their home in Charlotte, NC we are happy to help. Buying and selling a home are two different things. As a first-time home seller, you may be tempted to give the listing to your friend or cousin in the next county an hour away. This is not a great idea and will not

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Seasoned Tips for First-Time Home Buyers

5 Simple Tips on How to Buy a Home for the First Time in Charlotte, NC

Buying a home for the first time can fill you with a rush of emotions, from excitement to anxiety, wondering if everything will go smoothly. The first time home buying process here in Charlotte doesn't have to be complicated, especially if you find a great Realtor® to help guide you. For those of you in the initial stages of real estate, then chances are you’re simply wondering if your ideal home is out there. 

While you may have apprehension about the buying process that is to come, this shouldn’t push you to shy away from the joys of owning your own home. Every home buyer, especially those purchasing for the first time, go through the same emotions that you’re experiencing. Most come out of it with keys

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7 Realtor Tips on the New Construction Home Buying Process

The new construction home buying process is different than buying a resale home and there are a few things you’ll want to know before buying buy a new construction home. In this article, we will ask Realtors® to share some of their best tips when it comes to the new construction home buying process and to weigh both the pros and cons of buying a new home. 

New Construction offers buyers more than just a brand new home, it typically offers even better resale value when you go to sell. This can oftentimes make it a better investment than a resale home as you won’t have to invest as much in repairs when you buy a new home and you can sell it for more.

One of the most important things to understand when buying a new construction home is that working

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What First Time Home Buyers Need to Know Before They Buy a Home

One of the first things you should know as a First Time Home Buyer is that there are many national and local first time home buying programs available to you!

Understanding your options is an important step in buying your first home. In this article, we are going to jump in and explore what to do, as well as what to expect when buying your first home!

Without further ado, here are 7 things to know before buying your first home:

  • Plan Ahead
  • Downpayment
  • Mortgage Options
  • Neighborhoods + Location
  • School Districts
  • Commute to Work
  • Choosing a Realtor 

Plan Ahead

Whether you're buying a first home, you'll want to make sure you are planning far enough ahead that you understand the process. Planning ahead when buying a home

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Living in Mooresville, NC

Find out why so many folks are moving to Mooresville in 2019!

If you're one of the many folks moving to Mooresville, NC or intending to call Mooresville home, there are some things you should know first! With a growing population of nearly 40,000, Mooresville has a lot to offer. Check out some of the homes for sale in Mooresville, NC there are some pretty amazing lakefront views!Mooresville, NC Home for Sale on Lake Norman just north of Charlotte, NC

Without further ado, let's jump in and learn why the town of Mooresville is such an excellent option for people relocating to the Charlotte area.

Lake Norman

The town of Mooresville is an amazing place to live and one of the largest attractions Mooresville has to offer is Lake Norman. Lake Norman is a 50-square-mile body of water offering

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If you're a first time home buyer in Charlotte, NC we are here to help! Thank you for taking the time to jump in and learn more about how to make your first time home buying experience a great one!  We help so many first time home buyers in Charlotte, NC that we knew we had to write an article on the topic to help folks!

Whether you're a first time home buyer in Charlotte, NC or anywhere in the country, the next few minutes you spend reading this article is an investment in yourself and your knowledge about buying a home. As a First Time Home Buyer in NC you can even buy a home with no money down thanks to state-wide programs!

This article is intended to walk you through EVERYTHING you need to know when it comes to buying a home for the first time.

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19 Best Neighborhoods in Charlotte NC

109 people are moving to Charlotte each day and these same folks are searching online for information about the best neighborhoods in the area. So we took it upon ourselves to give you a little overview of some of the great areas in Charlotte and if you have additional questions feel free to reach out here.

There are a lot of pros and cons to living in Charlotte, NC and for anyone moving here, you're probably wondering 'where to live?!' or 'what are the best spots for families in Charlotte?' As such, we are taking the opportunity to put together a Queen City guide to living in Charlotte with links to everything the city has to offer (including the best subdivisions and safest hoods)!

The Top Neighborhoods in Charlotte NC - What Are They?

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Buying a Home in 2020

Buying a Home in 2020? 12 things you should consider before diving in!

For most buyers, there are many questions that arise when buying a home, and timing is arguably one of the greatest concerns. With the ever-changing economic market, it is important to know when buying conditions are favorable, as purchasing a home in a strong market could save you thousands (or sometimes even hundreds of thousands) of dollars in the long-term.

1. Is 2020 a good year to buy a home?

Charlotte homes have been consistently appreciating over the past several years. There are a variety of factors influencing these metrics that I will delve into a bit more below, but I advise buying in 2019 if possible. Charlotte’s strong market and powerful economy will

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Things to Do in Charlotte NC

This may sound cliché, but Charlotte is truly the city that has it all. From exciting amusement parks to lush parks and botanical gardens to hilarious comedy bus tours and lively breweries, Charlotte has a wide selection of great activities for all ages. I’ll begin this list with some of the most well-known attractions that Charlotte has to offer, such as the Carowinds Amusement Park and NASCAR motor speedway, and then I’ll work my way down to some of the more local activities. Whether you’re a resident or just passing through, I have no doubt you will enjoy this great city as much as I do!

Free Things to do Inside/Outside in Charlotte:

Carowinds Amusement Park

No list of Charlotte activities would be complete without including the Carowinds!

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