This five-bedroom house in the Peninsula community on Lake Norman was on the market for more than a year before it finally sold last week. Judy Godley Webster, the Keller Williams agent who represented the buyer, said the 420 days that the 7,000-plus-square-foot house was for sale allowed her client to get a better deal on the home.
Perry Butler, office manager for Concord-based Benham Real Estate Group, was a little surprised when he saw this sale go through. The company specializes in REO properties - but rarely do they sell for more than $1 million.
Holly Gantt has been working in sales for Charlotte-area homebuilders since 1995. But she said this five-bedroom, 5.5-bath home in Matthews is one of the most meticulously kept houses she's ever seen.
Charlotte-based Plattner Custom Builders built this Davidson home in the River Run community.
While she acknowledges that homes in Charlotte are selling at a faster clip than they were a year ago, Stevee Baskerville said it's generally the homes between $650,000 and $900,000 that are seeing the most action.
The sheer size of this five-bedroom, six-bathroom home in Waxhaw was the deciding factor in getting it sold, according to listing agent Becky Smith.
Ducie Stark said this home found a buyer because it was a vintage house built in 1925 with high ceilings and lots of room. And being in the Myers Park neighborhood of Charlotte didn’t hurt.
Built in 2007, this home was supposed to be sold to raise funds for Ronald McDonald House Charities. But that turned out to be a Supersize letdown. According to Gordon Babb, listing agent for the home, which sold Nov. 28, it was originally listed for $2.75 million in 2007.
Jan Carlson lives at The Point on Lake Norman and makes her living by focusing on selling real estate in the area as a broker for Keller Williams Mooresville. She said she's been selling homes there since 2007, but in October a very rare thing happened when it came to making the deal for this four-bedroom, five-bathroom home on the lake.
"A lot of people think they can come to Charlotte and get a huge house for a small amount of money. I don't know where they get that idea," said Rivers Moon, a broker for Charlotte-based HM Properties.