Keeping the Holidays Merry

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Holiday burnout is real There is no one right way to celebrate the holidays but there are definitely a lot of wrong ways.  Follow these simple rules to avoid maxing out your holiday spirit: JOY TEST – This time of year is prime season for over-committing, whether it is sending out Christmas cards or making rounds at holiday parties ask …

Winter is Coming

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Photo by Simon Matzinger Cold Weather is Upon Us Getting a head start on preventative measures can save you time and energy when the temperature drops.  Some basic DIY can go a long way toward preserving your home.  The only draft anyone gets excited about is the NFL’s.  Seal up windows and doorways with caulk and a fresh coat of …

But What Does it all Mean?

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Educating Yourself on Real Estate Lingo Keeps Stress at a Minimum Lender:  Banking institution that lends money for mortgages. Credit Score:  A scale of 300-850 based on your credit files that determines your creditworthiness. Pre-qualification Letter:  This is your starting point for purchasing a home; especially for first-time homebuyers.  Working with a lender, the pre-qualification gives you an idea of …

Festivals this Weekend

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The weather is perfect to head outside this weekend and experience what Charlotte festivals have to offer! The gold standard of Charlotte festivals is Festival in the Park, hosted annually at Freedom Park.  Always the 3rd weekend in September, this is the 55th year local artists and craftsmen will set up for three days.  Parking is always a challenge, but it’s well …

5 Reasons to Sell This Fall

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Below are 5 compelling reasons listing your home for sale this fall makes sense. 1. Demand Is Strong The latest Buyer Traffic Report from the National Association of Realtors (NAR) shows that buyer demand remains strong throughout the vast majority of the country. These buyers are ready, willing, and able to purchase…and are in the market right now. More often …

Where the Locals Eat: Euro Grill & Cafe

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Euro Grill & Cafe Bosna Market 2719 Central Ave Charlotte, North Carolina 28205 It’s no secret that Central Ave is the hub of international foods in Charlotte.  This stretch nestled between the Plaza Midwood & Commonwealth neighborhoods is a deliciously diverse area that offers Vietnamese, Chinese, Jamaican and Ethiopian cuisines among others.  Since 2003 it has been home to Bosna …

What’s Going on Around Charlotte this Weekend

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Greek Festival Starting today, September 5th through the 8th, experience Greece in Charlotte at the Yiasou Greek Festival at Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Cathedral.  With tons of food, art, & entertainment, this family-friendly festival has become a Charlotte staple!  Located in the heart of Dilworth on East Blvd, we recommend Uber/Lifting to avoid parking snarls.  No time to stop but …

The Most Amazing Luxury Homes in & around Charlotte

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Charlotte is a relocation market, at every price point it has something to offer.  For those of us with “champagne wishes and caviar dreams”, check out some of Charlotte’s most luxurious houses! {this listing is courtesy of HM Properties} 7430 Baltusrol Lane Charlotte, NC 28210 Located on the PGA Wells Fargo Championship Quail Hollow golf course, this remarkable home boasts …

Tuesday Wine-Down Specials

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Tuesday Wine-Down Specials Keep you glass half full with these Tuesday wine specials {Courtesy of Charlotte Agenda} 131 Main – 5970 Fairview Road, 9886 Rea Road, 17830 North Statesville Road – 1/2-price bottles 18 – 9935 Rea Road – 1/2-price select bottles 300 East – 300 East Boulevard – 1/2-price glasses of rosé Assorted Table Wine Shoppe – 224 East 7th Street – $5 wine flights, 10% off featured wines Barreled at the Lift – 1600 …

Monday Wine-Down Specials

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Monday Wine-Down Specials If your Monday has been anything like ours – you’ll appreciate our Monday Wine-Down List! {Courtesy of Charlotte Agenda} MONDAY 204 North – 204 North Tryon Street – 1/2-price bottles over $40 300 East – 300 East Boulevard – 1/2-price glasses Akahana – 1308 The Plaza – 1/2-price bottles of wine Corkbuzz – 4905 Ashley Park Lane …