Providence Plantation Home for Sale

Providence Plantation home for sale – just in time for summer!  This well-maintained home at 5606 Rocky Trail CT features an AWESOME backyard, an updated kitchen and master bedroom, and a pleasing floor plan that works well for everyday living and entertaining.  It has almost 2,700 SF, 4 bedrooms (or 3 bedrooms + bonus room),

Home for Sale in Providence Spring Elementary School Zone!

Lots of families are looking for a nice home for sale in Providence Spring Elementary School zone in South Charlotte, because they value top-notch education that provides excellent learning opportunities for their children.  This home at 3002 Bridle Brook Way in Canterbury Place rises above the competition in terms of VALUE, LOCATION and STYLE.  Read

Charlotte Restaurant Week January 2018 | The Queen’s Feast!

Charlotte Restaurant Week January 2018 is one of my favorite events of the year, and it’s almost HERE! Charlotte Restaurant Week, or “The Queen’s Feast” as it’s commonly known gives Charlotteans the opportunity to try out great new restaurants in the Charlotte area for a fraction of the normal cost. Charlotte Restaurant Week January 2018 runs
Brick Home for sale in Providence Plantation

Brick Home for Sale in Providence Plantation

Don’t Miss It! – Brick Home for Sale in Providence Plantation Here’s the brick home for sale in Providence Plantation that you’ve been waiting for!  Nestled on a private .68 acre lot on a corner of a small cul-de-sac, this stately home offers great value for it’s competitive price of $429,900!  Providence Plantation is a

Innisbrook at Firethorne Home for Sale

I’m pleased to present this incredible, custom-built Innisbrook at Firethorne home for sale.  Located at 802 Capington Lane in HOT Marvin, NC, this nearly-new home will amaze you with its features and upgrades. With over 6,200 SF and 5 bedrooms, 5.5 baths PLUS a theater room/rec room and sunroom, there’s plenty of room for everyday

Great Restaurants in Charlotte NC

What are some of the great restaurants in Charlotte?  As a South Charlotte Realtor, I get asked this question a lot, particularly from home buyers relocating to Charlotte.  It’s always hard to come up with a comprehensive list on the spot, so I decided to pull together a list of some of my favorite great

Home for Sale in Providence High School Zone – $415,000

A home for sale in Providence High School Zone – $415,000….WHAT???  Yes, it’s true, this gorgeous home at 10509 Penmarric CT in the HOT Providence Arbours neighborhood can be YOURS before school starts in August, if you act NOW! View the Tour Home for Sale in Providence High School Zone – The Details Once in

Providence Arbours Neighborhood Charlotte, NC

Providence Arbours neighborhood Charlotte, NC is one of my FAVORITE neighborhoods in South Charlotte!  Located near the intersection of Providence Road and I-485, Providence Arbours neighborhood is conveniently located to shopping, dining, entertainment and commuting corridors.  Zoned for some of Charlotte’s top-ranked public schools, Providence Arbours neighborhood has been attracting homebuyers since the development was

Charlotte NC Public School Rankings 2014

Charlotte NC public school rankings 2014 are a helpful tool for families deciding where to purchase a home.  Finding the perfect home in a great neighborhood with top-ranked public schools is a goal of many Charlotte NC home buyers.  Top schools not only benefit the students with a great education, but they also help maintain

Providence High School Charlotte NC Class of 2014

Congratulations to the Providence High School Charlotte NC class of 2014, for the record-breaking success of the senior class.  The Providence High School graduation on June 12, 2014 was the 25th graduating class!   Principal Tracey Harrill read off a stream of accolades and accomplishments achieved by the seniors. Click here to search for homes for sale in Providence High

Charlotte Knights Baseball Comes to Uptown Charlotte

  Charlotte Knights baseball comes to Uptown Charlotte NC – after a LONG wait, the Charlotte Knights play their 2014 opening game tonight in the beautiful $54 million stadium in the heart of Uptown Charlotte!  This will be the first professional baseball game in Charlotte in over 25 years! The Charlotte Knights are the Triple

Mortgage Pre-Approval vs. Pre-Qualified?

This is a guest blog post written by Rebecca Madej, Branch Manager and Mortgage Consultant with Cunningham & Company Mortgage Bankers, in Charlotte, NC Mortgage Pre-Approval vs. Pre-Qualified? You’re shopping for a mortgage and keep hearing ‘pre-qualified’ and ‘mortgage pre-approval’ but what do they mean?  They both sounds like the ‘before’ to something…but what? In my

Luxury Listing in Providence Plantation!

Welcome to this luxury listing in Providence Plantation, one of South Charlotte’s most popular neighborhoods!  Located at 2224 Cedar Bird Lane (MLS#2208284), this beautifully renovated exceptional home features over 4,200 SF of heated living space, and a large and very private .88 acre lot!  This home is very competitively priced at $569,900! Enjoy stately curb

Ballantyne Country Club South Charlotte, NC

  Ballantyne Country Club | South Charlotte is one of the area’s most sought-after luxury neighborhoods!  Developed in 1996, this beautiful golf community features awesome country club amenities, large custom homes, exquisitely landscaped lots, top-rated public schools, and a convenient location close to fine and casual dining, shopping, entertainment and sporting activities.  Ballantyne Country Club South Charlotte

Ballantyne Country Club Real Estate Market Report 2013

Here is my Ballantyne Country Club real estate market report 2013.  It’s always interesting to look back over the previous year’s real estate market stats in a particular neighborhood – the numbers paint a very vivid picture of where the market is headed.  Get more details about Ballantyne Country Club here! Click here to search

Providence Plantation Real Estate Market Report 2013

My Providence Plantation Real Estate Market Report 2013 shows a lot of difference in one year!  Providence Plantation in South Charlotte, NC enjoyed a resurgence in 2013 in both the number of homes sold and the average sold price.  My Providence Plantation real estate market report 2013 shows a robust 10.92% increase in average price of homes sold, and
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Providence Spring Elementary School in South Charlotte – 2013 National Blue Ribbon School!

Providence Spring Elementary School in South Charlotte was named a 2013 National Blue Ribbon School by the US Department of Education on September 24, 2013.  Only 236 public schools and 50 private schools in the entire country achieved this honor, including just 6 schools in North Carolina.  The National Blue Ribbon School Program recognizes schools that consistently make progress in closing the

Providence Plantation Home for Sale – Providence High School District!

Oops, too late!!!  This home has already sold!  To find great homes like this one in Providence Plantation or other South Charlotte neighborhoods, please contact Melissa Brown or search for homes for sale on this website! I am pleased to announce this beautiful, full-brick Providence Plantation home for sale in the top-ranked Providence High School district!  Providence Plantation is

Berkeley Neighborhood Home for Sale – Providence High School District

UNFORTUNATELY, THIS BERKELEY NEIGHBORHOOD HOME FOR SALE HAS SOLD!  PLEASE CONTACT ME IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN FINDING A GREAT HOME LIKE THIS ONE IN BERKELEY OR OTHER NEARBY NEIGHBORHOODS! A Berkeley neighborhood home for sale will be a very popular choice because it is zoned for the Providence High School District, which is one of Charlotte’s top-rated public

5 Bedroom Home with a Pool in The Crossings Charlotte NC

UNFORTUNATELY, THIS HOME IN THE CROSSINGS CHARLOTTE NC HAS SOLD!  Please contact me if you are interested in finding a great home like this one in THE CROSSINGS or other nearby neighborhoods! The Living is GREAT in The Crossings | CHARLOTTE NC! Imagine living in this beautiful 5 bedroom home with a pool for sale in

Charlotte NC Area SAT Scores – 2014

Updated February 2015! Families relocating to Charlotte are always interested in Charlotte NC area SAT scores and finding the top-ranked  high schools in Charlotte NC and surrounding areas.  I have compiled the table below of Charlotte NC area SAT scores  for 2014, so families can see for themselves how students perform on this national test.  I culled the

South Charlotte NC High Schools Rank High on Newsweek’s “America’s Best High Schools”

The results are in, and Newsweek Magazine has tallied its annual list of 2,000 BEST public high schools in the nation, and South Charlotte NC high schools rank prominently on this list!  The Newsweek list of America’s Best High Schools ranks public high schools across the nation that have proven to be the most effective in preparing their graduates for college.

Ardrey Kell High School Real Estate Market Report 2012

My Ardrey Kell High School real estate market report 2012 shows that this area enjoyed a healthy rebound for the real estate market at the end of 2012.  Ardrey Kell High School is one of the leading public high schools in Charlotte.  Ardrey Kell High School zone home sales increased by a robust 23.77% over

GREAT Time to Sell Your South Charlotte Home – Low Inventory!

With the inventory of homes for sale in Charlotte NC being at near-record lows, NOW is a great time to sell your South Charlotte home! In Charlotte, we typically think of the prime real estate selling season as being in the spring and summer, as families try to wrap up school years and time their moves to

Providence High School Area Real Estate – 10 Year Trend

  There’s nothing like looking at data to try to discover a trend…I’m not a statistician, but I can look at the Providence High School area real estate market data for the the last 10 years and see that home buyers in Charlotte highly value buying a home for sale in the Providence High School zone of

Providence Plantation Real Estate Market Report for 2012

As we close out 2012, I am pleased to share my Providence Plantation Real Estate Market Report for 2012.  Providence Plantation, one of South Charlotte’s most sought-after neighborhoods has rebounded from the real estate market crisis that impacted neighborhoods nationwide.  My own anecdotal data from listing and selling homes in Providence Plantation reinforces my belief that homebuyers continue

South Charlotte NC Real Estate Forecast 2013!

Putting together my South Charlotte NC real estate forecast 2013 takes both science and  art!  The science comes from looking at the hard housing data from reputable, reliable sources.  The art comes from drawing my own conclusions from the data and my personal experiences, and forecasting what I think the South Charlotte NC real estate market will look

How Much Should I Offer on a Charlotte Home for Sale?

  When working with home buyers, one of the most important questions I get is“How much should I offer on a Charlotte home for sale?”  My job as the Buyer Agent is to provide my buyer clients with all of the information they need to make a wise decision on their home purchase price.  Making

YMCAs in South Charlotte NC

When it comes to an exceptional YMCA experience, I’ve got to believe that the YMCAs in South Charlotte NC are second to none!  I moved to Charlotte, NC from the Washington, DC area, and trust me, the YMCAs there were nothing to write home about!  I was reluctant to check out the Y’s because of that previous experience, but now I

Arboretum Area Lifestyle – Cinebarre!

Eat.  Drink.  Watch Movies. That’s the slogan of the newest Arboretum area lifestyle attraction at the Arboretum Shopping Center in South Charlotte NC- Cinebarre!   Cinebarre is an awesome new entertainment spot where you can catch a current flick and enjoy appetizers and casual fare, and have a glass of beer or wine.  What a

Providence Plantation NC Real Estate Market – September 2012

At the end of the 3rd quarter of 2012, the Providence Plantation NC real estate market has gone from a buyers market to a sellers market.  Just a year ago, Providence Plantation neighborhood in South Charlotte NC was a buyers market, with an absorption rate of 7.5 months.  Now, at the end of September 2012, the absorption rate is a robust 5.32 months,

Providence High School Charlotte NC – Highest Graduation Rate!

Providence High School Charlotte, NC has received another accolade from the NC Superintendent of Education, June Atkinson:  Providence is the 2nd highest ranking school in North Carolina in 4-year graduation rate, based on schools with between 400 to 499 students in the class, with a rate of 94.61%.  This is quite an accomplishment for a high school of this

Providence Plantation Home Sales – Summer 2012

As a South Charlotte Realtor who lives in beautiful Providence Plantation neighborhood in South Charlotte, NC, I am excited to tell you about my Providence Plantation home sales in the last 3 months (summer 2012)!  Providence Plantation remains one of South Charlotte’s most popular and desirable neighborhoods because of its beautiful homes, mature fully-treed lots and roadways, exceptional top-ranked South Charlotte

Quail View Neighborhood Home for Sale – Carmel/Southpark Area

Unfortunately, this Quail View neighborhood home  SOLD!!!  For help in finding a great home in this neighborhood or any other South Charlotte neighborhood, please contact me! Search Quail View Neighborhood Homes for Sale or Scroll to Bottom This full brick home for sale in Quail View neighborhood in the Carmel/Southpark area of South Charlotte NC stands heads and shoulders

Providence Plantation Charlotte NC Video

Providence Plantation Charlotte NC is definitely one of Charlotte’s most popular and highly sought-after neighborhoods.  The original developers wisely drew the plans to “fit the land,” and preserved the rolling terrain and beautiful trees that are the hallmark of Providence Plantation.  Over 1,200 homes make up this unique popular neighborhood in South Charlotte, and the attraction to the area

Providence Plantation Neighborhood 5 Bedroom Estate Home for Sale!


Beautiful Berewick Neighborhood Homes for Sale!

UNFORTUNATELY, THIS BEREWICK NEIGHBORHOOD HOME FOR SALE HAS ALREADY SOLD!!!  If you’d like to find another great home like this one in Berewick or another South Charlotte neighborhood, please contact me! If you’re looking for a wonderful South Charlotte neighborhood to call home, then look no further than Berewick neighborhood, an awesome community of lovely

Beverly Woods Homes for Sale | Southpark Area

THIS HOME HAS BEEN SOLD!  FOR HELP IN FINDING BEVERLY WOODS HOMES FOR SALE – SOUTHPARK AREA, CONTACT MELISSA BROWN AT 704-654-9700! CLICK HERE TO SEE HOMES FOR SALE IN BEVERLY WOODS Beverly Woods homes for sale |  Southpark area of South Charlotte, is a highly desirable neighborhood with a fantastic close-in location, well maintained homes,

Foxcroft Luxury Homes for Sale|Southpark Area Charlotte NC

If you’re looking for one of South Charlotte’s most exclusive neighborhoods, then look no farther than desirable Foxcroft luxury homes for sale | Southpark area.  With an incredibly close-in location near the posh Southpark Mall, luxury homes on large, well-manicured lawns, and the cache of having one of the highest price-per-square foot averages in Charlotte,

Ballantyne Country Club Real Estate Market 2011

Wow, the Ballantyne Country Club real estate market 2011 finished a wild ride, in which the number of home sales dropped from 62 sales in 2010 to 40 home sales in 2011.  Much to everyone’s delight, however, Ballantyne Country Club home prices only dropped by 1.8% to an average sales price of $720,361 in 2011.

Providence Plantation Real Estate Market Summary 2011

My Providence Plantation Real Estate Market Summary 2011 shows that despite the last few turbulent years,  Providence Plantation in South Charlotte, NC remains one of Charlotte’s most highly desired neighborhoods!  Buyers choose to buy a home for sale in Providence Plantation for lots of reasons, but most select this neighborhood because of its wide array

Providence High School Charlotte NC 2011 Real Estate Market Report

My Providence High School Charlotte NC 2011 Real Estate Market Report shows that home values in this school zone continue to out-perform other real estate markets in the Charlotte region.  Providence High School consistently ranks higher than any other Charlotte high school, in both SAT scores and end-of-course test scores.  Because of Providence High School’s strong reputation

Why It’s Important to Choose a Great Mortgage Banker

Let me tell you why it’s important to choose a great mortgage banker!   So you’re ready to buy a home for sale in South Charlotte NC… You’ve checked out the wonderful South Charlotte lifestyle, and you’ve researched the top-ranked public schools here in South Charlotte.  The neighborhoods are beautiful, and the homes are attractive and

Best Cajun Restaurant in Charlotte NC – Cajun Yard Dog!

  I absolutely LOVE Cajun cuisine, and for my money, the best Cajun restaurant in Charlotte NC is Cajun Yard Dog!  Located in the Arboretum Shopping Center in South Charlotte NC, The Cajun Yard Dog is a small, bistro-type restaurant known for both its traditional Cajun and Creole fare, as well as inspired new Cajun and

Providence High School Charlotte NC Real Estate Market – November 2011

Because of the top-ranked academic performance of Providence High School in South Charlotte NC, many home buyers and sellers are very interested in the Providence High School Charlotte NC real estate market November 2011!   Providence High School is the top-ranked public high school in Charlotte NC in end-of-grade and end-of-course test scores, as well

Bridgehampton Homes for Sale in South Charlotte NC

Bridgehampton homes for sale in South Charlotte NC offer upscale Ballantyne style in a family friendly neighborhood.  This neighborhood in the Ballantyne area of South Charlotte NC offers true luxury living with exquisite homes built by John Wieland Homes, the award-winning Southeast leader with over 40 years of home building experience. Bridgehampton homes for sale in South Charlotte are an

Top 5 Reasons to Pre-Inspect Your Home for Sale in South Charlotte NC

I’ve seen it happen all too often… my South Charlotte home sellers receive an offer on their home. After an often arduous negotiation process in which the sellers feel that the buyers are trying to “steal” their home, and the buyers are afraid they are paying too much for a home in a declining market, both

Providence Plantation Racquet and Swim Club – Great Tennis and Swim Club!

The Providence Plantation Racquet and Swim Club (or PPRSC for short!) is one of the best neighborhood swim and tennis clubs in all of Charlotte! Tennis anyone?  How about a very socially-oriented pool and junior swim team?   Located in the heart of the highly sought-after Providence Plantation neighborhood at 3100 Houston Branch RD, PPRSC is the recreational hub of

South Charlotte Real Estate Market – 10 Year Overview

South Charlotte Real Estate Market – 10 Year Overview Shows Steady Growth The South Charlotte real estate market – 10 year overview shows that the area has held its own over the past 10 years, despite a few shaky years following the national housing market collapse.  While most of Charlotte, and indeed the rest of the

Providence High School in South Charlotte Leads Area Schools on SAT Scores – AGAIN!

Once again, Providence High School in South Charlotte leads area schools on SAT scores in 2011.  Consistently an academic powerhouse, Providence High School in South Charlotte is obviously preparing its students for college and beyond.  With a cumulative score of 1693 (math + reading + writing), Providence High School topped all public high schools in Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools

Chambery Luxury Home for Sale

This Chambery luxury home for sale in the Southpark area of Charlotte, NC is a show-stopper!  Located just minutes from Southpark Mall, Cotswold and a host of private schools, this beautiful European-style custom built home has so much to offer today’s discriminating buyers!  With 4 bedrooms (each with private en suite bathroom) plus a bonus

Providence Arbours Home for Sale | Providence High School!

Providence Arbours Home for Sale – The Location Just in time for the holidays, this value-priced Providence Arbours home for sale can be the BEST gift for your family this year!  Located in HOT Providence Arbours neighborhood, this 4 Bedroom (+ bonus room), 2.5 bathroom home has 2,888 SF and sits on a .38 acre

Home for Sale in Providence Glen Neighborhood | Marvin, NC

If you’re in the market to buy a home in the HOT Marvin, NC area, check out this awesome home for sale in Providence Glen neighborhood.  This awesome 5 bedroom/2.5 bathroom home (or 4 bedroom + bonus room), has everything today’s discriminating buyers are looking for:  open concept floor plan, beautiful hardwood floors, a HUGE

Ballanmoor Home for Sale | Charlotte NC

Here is the Ballanmoor home for sale that you have been waiting for!  Located in the prime Ballantyne/Blakeney area of South Charlotte, the Ballanmoor neighborhood shines above the competition with its executive-style homes, large lots, custom finishes and nice exteriors, and top-ranked public schools.  Check out this beautiful home at 18306 Lippards Hunt CT, Charlotte,