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OPEN HOUSE: Charlotte NC Home for Sale | 9416 Hampton Oaks Ln 28270

Charlotte NC Home for Sale

Grab the chance to own this home for sale in Charlotte NC! This jaw-dropping ranch is located in South Charlotte’s premier neighborhood Providence Plantation on one of the most coveted tree lined streets located on a wooded and private acre lot.

Homeownership Open House Opportunity! –9416 Hampton Oaks Ln, Charlotte, NC 28270– This SUNDAY! June 3 – 2PM – 4PM!

Enter into the exposed brick foyer with character and lots of natural light! Chef’s Dream Kitchen with huge center island and imported Italian Hand Blown Glass lights above. The kitchen features recessed lighting, under counter lights, SS appliances: wall oven, GE profile gas stove and oven (2008), and dishwasher. Chef’s built in desk. Living Room has vaulted ceilings, brick mantle, andexposed beams! Fabulous Den with custom full bar and sink – perfect for entertaining and wood burning fireplace. Master suite with vaulted ceiling and exposed beams, walk in closet with California style organizers, overlooking the greenery, heated floors, shower with multi jets and garden soaking tub with jets. Oversized Laundry with cabinets and sink. Moroccan style panels separate Sunroom and living room. Beautiful sunroom with custom glass door insert and lots of windows overlooking the flat, deep wooded backyard with lots of privacy!

If you have any questions, you can call Nancy Braun at (704) 997-3794!

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North Carolina is One of the Fastest Growing States in the United States

Charlotte, North Carolina

The Tar Heel State is a combination of bustling cities and natural beauty. From the states' coasts and rolling mountains to busy streets, North Carolina is by far one of the most favorite haunts.

While you can find more than 10 brilliant facts about North Carolina to be awed at, the US Census released a list of states that have the most number of growing population from 2016 to 2017. This left North Carolina immovable at number 9 as one of the contributors to The United States' population increase, and number 5 in the fastest growing population in the nation.

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7 Ways REALTORS® Need To Communicate With Clients

Nancy Braun Real Estate

As professional real estate agents, we understand that we are there to offer support and advice to homebuyers and homeowners. These buyers and sellers are our clients, and as such need our honest input, but also our positive reinforcements. It’s important to remain tactful and considerate.

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If you want to earn their business and referrals, use these 7 tips:

Learn how to give constructive criticism. Instead of saying “Your home is a mess and you need to purge your stuff” – even though you might be thinking it! – turn that into “Here’s what we’ll need to do to properly stage your home so it sells faster,” and then give your clients some suggestions. That way, you are still addressing what needs to be changed, but without making the homeowners feel embarrassed or overwhelmed. They will appreciate your help, not your pointing out their faults.

Provide resources. Because your clients see you as knowledgeable, they count on you not say what’s wrong with their home, but how to make it more sellable to buyers. So instead of saying “You need to clean the walls or floor and make the place smell better,” try, “We can freshen up your home with the help of a contact I have who can do it for you – so you don’t have to.” Giving them suggestions that make their lives easier will be more appreciated, and go a long way in trusting your judgment.

Remain flexible. If you want your clients not to monopolize your time or try to reach you when it’s inconvenient, don’t say “Contact me during my office hours.” Instead, offer a range of hours when clients can expect to reach you, followed up with an assurance to cover unexpected situations that may arise – “You may reach me at or during (specify hours or range of hours), but I’m always willing to be of help to my clients.” And while you don’t have to be on-call like a doctor, let your clients know if they are trying to reach you outside of your available hours, you will do what you can to still be of help if something sudden comes up.

Redirect a misinformed client. Occasionally, your clients might say or do something that they insist is correct, when in fact you know they are misinformed. Rather than telling a client “You’re wrong. You have to follow what the contract says if you don’t want to be penalized,” say, “I know it isn’t easy to keep track of the deadlines for your contract, but they are there so both parties are protected.”

Avoid assumptions. Clients expect you to be non-judgmental, and to not make assumptions on their lifestyle. Rather than saying, “Hi there, this must be your daughter,” and risk insulting the client’s young-looking partner or other household member or acquaintance, say, “Hello, and what relation are you to (use homeowner’s name)?” to introduce yourself while asking an open-ended question and not a stereotype statement.

Keep your opinions to yourself. The time-old advice of if you don’t have anything nice to say, it’s best not to say it, is true. Your opinions are not necessarily shared by your clients, but they don’t have to know that. Remain professional as their realtor and instead of saying “This house isn’t right for you,” turn the thought around into a question to make them think, such as, “What do you think about this house?”

Be sensitive to clients’ sentimental possessions. Rather than telling sellers “You need to put away all of your family portraits,” when preparing to show their home to prospective buyers, turn that around into “I like how you’ve arranged your collection, but I think that we might need to take some of it down so buyers can consider how they would want to decorate the room according to the décor they would want in here. Would you mind taking some of it down?”

When you practice sensitivity and tact, your clients will easily work with you to make the entire experience far more pleasant. At the end of the day, the goal is to deliver excellent service with professional results.

As broker-in- charge and owner of Showcase Realty, I mentor my team of agents on all of these critical skills as they grow their real estate businesses. Knowing what it takes, I have built a company that helps nurture sales skills that really work — through support, mentorship, education and passion.

If you’d like to find out to more, email me at or call me directly at 704-488- 3109. I would love to explore the future of your real estate business with you, with no obligation. There are so many wonderful agent-focussed services that we provide at Showcase Realty that you might find helpful, valuable and beneficial.

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OFF THE MARKET! 2026 S Wendover Rd Charlotte NC | Home for Sale

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A home that checks off everything on your wish list and more!

Built to provide the ultimate comfort and convenience, this gorgeous Charlotte home offers ample space, stunning views and lush foliage, ensuring the best of privacy and retreat.

Nestled in the heart of Myers Park where homes and streets are framed with a canopy of trees, this 2-story traditional style home offers 4 bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms with 3, 979 square feet of living space.

It also delivers a stunning outdoor oasis, perfect for entertainment or private enjoyment. Located just minutes away from downtown Charlotte, you are close to everything with this home.

Covering everything on your wish list and more, this is your dream home and more.

A great chance to live in a historical neighborhood close to Charlotte

This home is in Pharr Acres, a community inside Myers Park, a beautiful and historical neighborhood of Charlotte, NC.

It is just a stone’s throw away from Myers Park Country Golf Club. Myers Park High School is just a seven-minute drive. Queen’s University is even closer at only a four-minute drive.

Uptown Charlotte, where you have plenty of choices for dining and shopping is just a 10 minute drive.

A home filled with amazing architectural details

This Charlotte home for sale’s grand main door opens onto a lovely foyer laid with polished wood floor leading to the different areas of the main level.

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Unlike plain modern walls, the walls of this home have shadow moldings and chair railings, creating a sophisticated feel. The neutral toned colors complement the warmth of the wood floor.  Standing across the spacious foyer is a lovely staircase that will take you to the second level.

A living room equipped to entertain

To the right is a formal living room with large windows that let in plenty of natural light. Crown molding ceiling, chair railings and more shadow boxes in neutral tones grace the walls and the floor is polished wood.

This enticing living area is big and spacious. It radiates style and elegance. Make it inviting and comfortable by adding some plush couch sets, and a center table. Adding some flowers would also be a nice touch.

Another interesting feature of this room is the charming fireplace. It is one side of a two-sided fireplace. This fireplace will keep this room warm during cold nights.

The door near the fireplace opens to the den.

Relax in the cozy den

Directly across the foyer is a door which opens to the den. Good spaced and open to at least three living spaces, it’s a great place to relax if you want to see what’s going on in the house.

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It features the other side of the two-sided fireplace in the living room. At one corner is a built-in wall cabinet where you can display mementos.

A beautifully equipped kitchen

Step into this Charlotte home for sale’s kitchen and you may never want to step out. This kitchen is absolutely gorgeous!

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Updated and featuring stainless steel appliances, a gas cooktop, granite countertops, loads of cabinet and a center island, this eat-in kitchen is ready for you.

Large windows overlooking the backyard provide natural lighting, a great energy saver.

If you love to entertain, or you enjoy cooking, this is a kitchen worth falling for.

A magnificent family room

If you are looking for a perfect space in a home where you can host parties to celebrate those very special occasions, this family room is what you need.

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Featuring high ceilings with exposed wooden beams, an impressive stone surround fireplace and built-ins, two side by side french doors with glass inserts, and hardwood floor, this room is stunning.

The wood features of this room give it a rustic feel.

This room is vast, designed to accommodate many guests, and certainly designed for entertaining.

A spacious and well-appointed master bedroom

This home offers 4 bathrooms. There are two master bedrooms, one is on the main level and the other one is on the second level.

The master bedroom is huge! It is bright and airy from the many windows gracing the walls. The neutral walls and beautiful beige carpet give this bedroom an elegant and inviting appeal.

Even with a king size bed, a sitting area and some other furniture, this room offers plenty of space. Make this bedroom your personal sanctuary. Look forward to restful nights and lovely mornings.

The en-suite bathroom features marble counters, a tub, a separate walk-in shower, modern fixtures and large custom closets.

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A pergola covered patio that offers serenity and style

The french doors open to a pergola covered patio and a private backyard.

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Furnish it with some outdoor furniture and you have a beautiful spot for outdoor relaxation.

Beyond it is a private backyard surrounded by lush trees and plants which give this home a serene vibe.

This Charlotte home offers the best privacy and relaxation, and its for sale for $850,000.

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Call me, Nancy Braun, (704) 997-3794. As the top real estate agent in  Charlotte,  I can help you find the best home.

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Charlotte Ranked The 5th Best City in America for “Spending Within Their Means”

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Making ends meet

In these days with a fluctuating economy, it can be hard to make ends meet at times. It takes a lot of discipline to pay off your house mortgage, credit, utility bills and still have enough for your needs. Your lifestyle plays an important role, and having family, friends and neighbors who support your ‘downsized lifestyle’ is a must.

How would you like to live in one of top US cities which spend within their means? It could mean a lot, especially if you are trying to live comfortably but also want to ensure you are spending within your budget.

LendingTree just released their recent ranking of the top 50 metropolitan areas based on how their residents are spending within their means.  It used three metrics to score each metro – the average number of credit inquiries, use of revolving credit, and non-housing debt balances as a percentage of income and mortgage balances.

They found out that among the 50 metropolitan areas, many residents use their revolving credit lines, have mortgage balances averaging 79% of their annual income and with non-housing debt balances of around 44% of their annual income.

Good news for Carolina residents

Charlotte ranked 5th out of 500 cities where residents are more likely to be living within their means, averaging 3.8 credit card inquiries in the last two years. Only 28.2% of its residents use revolving credit utilization, with 43.2% residents having non-housing debt to income.

Greenville, SC scored the top rank among the cities, despite it being the second-lowest average income in all 50 cities ranked.  It averages at $65,503 per household.

Greensboro, NC residents are also successful in frugal living, obtaining the second best rank on the list.

Why move to Charlotte?

If you are already neck deep in debt and would like to enjoy a comfortable lifestyle and pay your mortgages and credit cards, you should consider moving into a city like Charlotte.

Think about it. Is moving to Charlotte NC a good choice? Movers are driven by economic opportunities and incentives. If so, then one the best places to resettle is none other than Charlotte.

Here are some good reasons why:

  1. It is the third largest financial center in the country with companies like AT&T, Bank of America, Microsoft, and Wells Fargo.
  2. NC  has the 5th largest industry workforce in the nation as it is home to internationally known companies including DuPont.
  3. The largest research park in the country and three Tier 1 research universities, as well as major biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies, can also be found in here.
  4. There is a low cost of living.

How does this translate for potential movers? Better investment opportunities, higher average incomes, and more employment opportunities, are just a few ways.

And if those things are not reasons enough, imagine enjoying beauty of nature that abounds in North Carolina – the crisp fresh air as you hike the Appalachian Trails or bike the trails of Rocky Knob Mountain Bike Park, the spectacular view of fall colors as you drive along the Blue Ridge Parkway, and the orange-hued sunrise viewed over the Atlantic Ocean from the beaches of Brunswick Islands.

Are you convinced yet? I am!

Looking for a new home in Charlotte? Call me, Nancy Braun, at (704) 997-3794. I’d be glad to assist with your real estate needs.

Find Out Why Charlotte is 2017’s 2nd Fastest-Growing Large City in America

The Queen City did it again!

Being in second place has never been this awesome especially if it means second among the fastest-growing in the nation.

The brains behind the free consumer tools producing research reports and surveys, WalletHub, conducted a comprehensive analysis using 15 key indicators. They spearheaded this study after experiencing several hurricanes over these past months, and to find out which has the fastest local economic growth survival and they involved 515 cities in the US with deviating population sizes.

These best practices stood out allowing WalletHub to clearly see which factors constitute the inevitable success of these cities which helped them stand the test of time. Charlotte is at number 2.

What are the key indicators that made Charlotte a winner?

Some of the metrics they have calculated and weighed are :

  1. Growth in Number of Businesses (# 1)
  2. Population Growth (# 41)
  3. Job Growth (# 17)
  4. Working-age Population Growth (# 35)
  5. Regional Gross Domestic Product Growth (# 148)

(1 = fastest-growing)

Charlotte’s huge estimated population of 842,051 has served the city its purpose by becoming the second of the largest cities with the highest growth and also getting the 20th spot in the over-all ranking. WalletHub defines that any community with more than 300,000 people is considered a large population. We’re not the only one who can see that Charlotte’s trend which has gone up a notch from last year’s conducted study will be a ladder-like success and we couldn’t be more proud of our city.

Why are people moving to Charlotte instead of other cities?

The fast economic development is inviting and spreading throughout the state. While some people will have to worry about the traffic and the possibility of city congestion, retailers and big companies continue to expand.

Here are my top 5 picks why I suggest that you seriously consider joining us:

> Charlotte has become a major US financial capital. This is the home of Bank of America, Citi, JP Morgan, Ally Financial, and Wells Fargo which center their operations here. The exclusive employment offered by these most successful banks play a major part why this city’s population continues to soar. Look at the number one spot for this year’s growth in businesses and you will only see one name.

> The quality of education is exceptional. More than a dozen of our schools have been given top rankings by Newsweek’s Top High Schools in America. We have 38 colleges and universities to choose from.

> Affordable living options. Residents are given a variety of housing options. You can get a lot more for your money. A typical detached residence with 3 beds, 2 baths goes for around $250,000.

> Like most cities, Charlotte has numerous neighborhoods in different parts of the city and each of them is unique. You can divide them into categories of historic homes, artsy and eclectic neighborhood, urban living, country club feel and those which have easy rail access. Take your pick!

> People like to call it the “fitness community”. We have myriad offerings of physical activities like runs, races, and yoga. The Thunder Road is the yearly half and full marathon which we hold.

It’s easy to see and understand why Charlotte always feels like a young and thriving city. There’s no reason for you not to join the ranks. Connect with me, Nancy Braun, at 704-997-3794 when you’re in town!