Donna Johnston's Blog Posts

New Study Shows Many Charlotte Renters Are Cost Burdened

When it comes to comparing the costs of buying versus renting a home, Charlotte area residents are likely to find a better value in buying, according to the results of a recent study, reported by

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3 Of The Best Suburbs In Charlotte

The Charlotte area is seeing amazing growth, both in and around Uptown and the surrounding suburban communities. In today’s post, we’ll highlight what we think are some of Charlotte’s best

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New Construction Questions And Considerations

If you’ve read through both Parts of the Ins and Outs of Building a New Home, you may still have a laundry list of questions. One topic we often cover with homebuyers dealing with new

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The Ins And Outs Of Building A New Home Part II

Let’s pick up from where we left off in Part I – as we covered the time frame after the lumber drop.         1. Rule of thumb: add a month to the estimated date of

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Three Reasons To Buy An Investment Home In Charlotte

Thinking of investing in real estate? Here are three reasons Charlotte is a great place to get started. 1. With home prices going up, more people are looking to rent. The current inventory

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Charlotte Home Sales Drop Slightly In September

Continually shrinking home inventory has led Charlotte area home sales to fall across the region in September, dropping 3.9% from a year ago. "Ultimately, low inventory across the region

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The Ins And Outs Of Building A New Home Part I

Electing to build a new home appeals to many of today’s homebuyers. Instead of moving into a pre-designed house, new construction allows for hand-selection of land, interior customization and a

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10 Good Reasons To Sell Your Home This Fall

There's no denying it's a seller's market right now. Demand is strong and values are up, making the fall of 2017 a great time to consider putting your home on the market. Here are 10 good

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Beautiful South Charlotte Home For Sale 5200 Shadow Pond Lane

OPEN HOUSE: Saturday, September 23rd from 1:00 - 3:00 PM.This stunning single-family home near SouthPark is located in the cozy Cottonwood subdivision and is full of character! The great location is

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Charlotte Area Home Supply Drops In August

Local real estate inventory plunged 18.6 percent in August from the previous year while home sales declined 3.8 percent, according to information from the Charlotte Regional Realtor Association. The

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Charlotte Area Home Prices Continue To Rise Faster Than National Average

Real estate in the greater Charlotte metro area is in high demand - so much so that home prices in the region continue to rise at a pace faster than the national average. According to data from

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3825 Glen Lyon Drive Matthews NC Home For Sale

If you’d love a home on a spacious lot – one of the largest in the neighborhood – and easy access to the highway, but don’t want to sacrifice the perks of a close-knit community, 3825 Glen

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