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August 2012 - Posts

Union County NC Property Taxes 2012-2013
How much are the property taxes in Union County NC ? This is the first question that I am asked by newcomers to the area. Especially by people who are moving from other parts of the country where high property taxes are the norm. September is that time Read More...
Union County Public Library Sponsors Hunger Games Event for Teens
The Hunger Games movie was filmed in and around Charlotte NC. You may have visited your favorite spots from the movie. In September and October, Union County NC teens have the opportunity to participate in 411 Community Read, a Hunger Games community Read More...
Charlotte MLS Property Reports Now Include FROGs
Have you seen a FROG on the listing reports from the Charlotte MLS? FROGs are the latest addition to the reports and you may find one when you are looking at the home type field in the report. What’s a FROG? A F.R.O.G. in real estate is a Finished Read More...
Union County NC Home Sellers Guide--Am I in a Buyers Market or a Sellers Market?
If you are a Union County NC home seller, you should be interested in how strong the real estate market is for you. In other words, is your home listing competing in a buyers market or a sellers market? Or is the market for home sellers somewhere in between? Read More...
Matthews NC Homes for Sale--Price Reduced on 2619 Circa Drive
Bella Sera Villas, Matthews - Announcing a price reduction on 2619 Circa Drive, a 2 bath, 2 bdrm single story. Now MLS® $172,000 - Reduced!. Property information Read More...
Quellin--Neighborhood Information and Homes for Sale
Discover Quellin, a Charlotte neighborhood with upscale homes in a small town setting. Quellin is a great Charlotte neighborhood to consider if you would like to live in a small town setting. Located in the small town of Waxhaw NC on Charlotte’s Read More...
Matthews Alive Festival 2012--Fun Things to Do
On Labor Day weekend, historic downtown Matthews NC will fill with over 200,000 people attending the 20th annual Matthews Alive Festival. Matthews Alive is the southeast’s largest street festival on this holiday weekend. The 2012 festival opens Read More...
Labor Day Weekend 2012 in Charlotte NC
The 2012 Labor Day weekend has some special attractions for Charlotte residents and visitors. The granddaddy of all events, the Dem ocratic National Convention (DNC), starts on Labor Day in uptown Charlotte. Out in Matthews , on Charlotte’s southeastern Read More...
Taylor Glenn--Neighborhood Information and Homes for Sale
Discover Taylor Glenn, a Charlotte neighborhood with affordable homes in a small town setting. If you would like a Charlotte neighborhood in a small town setting, check out Taylor Glenn. A master planned community, Taylor Glen is located in the Union Read More...
How to Find Fun Things to Do in Uptown Charlotte NC
Is it uptown Charlotte? Or downtown Charlotte? Or Center City Charlotte? No matter what you call it, Charlotte ’s central business area isn’t just for commerce. It’s also a great place to find fun things to do. Most people know that Read More...
Union County NC Schools--How to Enroll Your Child
The Union County NC public schools open their doors for the 2012-2012 school year in just ten days. If you are a newcomer to Union County , enrolling your children in school is probably your most pressing task. You know that you can’t just show Read More...
Weddington NC Homes for Sale--Price Reduced on 2901 Beulah Church Road
Lake Providence, Weddington - Announcing a price reduction on 2901 Beulah Church Road, a 3 bath, 4 bdrm 2 story. Now MLS® $430,000 - Reduced!. Property information Read More...
Union County NC Schools--2012-2013 School Calendar
The school buses are getting ready to roll in Union County NC . School starts on August 27th this year for Union County Public Schools (UCPS) students enrolled in schools operating on a traditional calendar. There are several year-round schools in UCPS. Read More...
Weddington NC Waterfront Home Open on August 19, 2012
August 2012 Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa 29 30 31 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Lake Providence, Weddington - We invite everyone to visit our open house at 2901 Beulah Church Road on August Read More...
Charlotte Hosts the 2012 Democratic National Convention
No doubt you’ve heard that the 2012 Democratic National Convention will be held in Charlotte over Labor Day weekend. This is historic news for Charlotte, a city that has aspired to become “a world class city” for decades. We spruced Read More...
Matthews NC Homes for Sale--14309 Hackamore Drive in Windrow II is Sold!
Windrow II, Matthews - The 2 story at 14309 Hackamore Drive has been sold. Property information Read More...
Stallings NC Homes for Sale--2066 Westminster Lane in Buckingham is Sold!
Buckingham, Stallings - The 2 story at 2066 Westminster Lane has been sold. Property information Read More...
Matthews NC Neighborhoods--2011 Real Estate Market
Matthews NC is the perfect place if you are looking for a small quiet neighborhood with real small town living. The town’s quaint, historic downtown is surrounded by a number of small neighborhoods with mature landscaping and no homeowners association Read More...
Telfair--Neighborhood Information and Homes for Sale
Discover Telfair, a Charlotte new home neighborhood in a small town setting. Telfair is a small new home community located in Mint Hill , a small town on Charlotte ’s eastern edge. It’s the perfect neighborhood for those who prefer a high Read More...
Union County NC Property Taxes--Tax Bills Arrive in August
It’s only August but your 2012 Union County property tax bill will arrive soon in your mailbox. The property tax process begins in June every year when Union County and its municipalities adopt their budgets for the coming year. The tax rates, based Read More...
Stallings NC Homes for Sale--1163 Drummond Lane in Callonwood
Handsome Townhome with Garage • 2 bath, 3 bdrm 2 story - MLS® $145,000 Callonwood, Stallings - Architectural columns frame the delightful covered porch of this pretty townhome. Stone and shingle accents increase the curb appeal. Enjoy the choice Read More...
Sun Valley 14 Movie Theater Now Open in Indian Trail NC
Tired of driving to South Charlotte to watch a movie? Check out the new Sun Valley 14 Theater, Indian Trail ’s newest recreational amenity. Ideally located across from Sun Valley High School, the theater will provide a convenient place for residents Read More...
Union County NC Schools--2011-12 ABCs Test Results Released
The North Carolina State Board of Education just released the 2011-12 test results for Union County schools. Called the ABCs of Public Education, these test results are based on end of grade or end of course testing and other standards to measure each Read More...