Real Estate

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Basketball star Nic Batum buys Cornelius mansion

One of the biggest names in Charlotte sports has purchased one of the biggest lakefront homes in Cornelius. Hornets star Nicolas Batum paid $3.725 million for a 10,000 square foot estate on Nantz Road, according to Mecklenburg County tax records. On July 7, Batum re-signed with the Hornets, inking a five-year, $120 million contract. It’s bigger […]


Lake Norman Realty plans open house for ‘Grand Re-Opening’

Sept. 21. Lake Norman Realty is welcoming the public to its newly expanded office in Denver at 1818 N.C. 16 North. The newly redesigned office features new client meeting areas, a large training room, a computer workroom and offices for associates. There will be a “Grand Re-Opening Open House” event at the Denver office on […]

Plot of land for Cornelius' new Arts Center

Cornelius buying land for old town arts center

Julia Telford King will open a new stand-alone real estate office in downtown Cornelius this fall. It could be the beginning of a resurgence in the historic downtown which once bustled with mill workers and farmhands. She has purchased a live-work unit where retail space is on the ground floor and owners live on the […]

Leigh Brown honored as real estate innovator

Leigh Brown, CEO of RE/MAX Executive Realty Leigh Brown & Associates, won second place as Inman Most Innovative Agent/Broker at the recent Inman Connect 2016 Conference in San Francisco. Brown was one of 22 individuals to be honored as a mover and shaker in the industry at the real estate technology conference. “I am honored […]

Upward trend for high-end house values

Upward trend continues for high-end properties

House values in the Charlotte area posted a healthy 5 percent gain during May, according to the latest S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller Indices, a national survey of residential sales in 20 major cities. Values in Charlotte rose at about the same rate as the national average, according to the report. S&P says nationwide house values are rising […]

Allen Tate opens Statesville office

Aug. 8. Allen Tate Co. opened its 42nd office at 117 N. Center St. in Statesville, in the historic downtown area, Aug. 1. Hilary Broadway, branch leader of the Allen Tate Mooresville/Lake Norman office, is Statesville branch leader. “We’ve received a very warm welcome from the community. We look forward to growing our presence here, helping more […]


Pace of West Lincoln growth brings worries for traffic, lake

By Erica  Batten. While traffic congestion and concerns about fast-paced development are common on the eastern side of Lake Norman, the lake’s west shore is relatively congestion-free. But with red dirt being turned up by the ton these days in Sherrills Ford, Denver and adjacent communities, there’s no doubt the west shore will catch up to […]

188 Windwood Lane in Troutman for $1.215 million

It looks like more price appreciation this year, next year

Look for above-average home price increases to continue this year and next year. Pat Riley, the president of Allen Tate, says inventory shortages are not going away anytime soon. The historic recession that began in earnest in 2008 decimated the home construction industry with construction workers and contractors disappearing, some never to return. “I don’t […]

Castle & Cooke North donates land to RCCC for tech center

June 23. Rowan-Cabarrus Community College has received a two-acre donation of land from David H. Murdock, founder of Castle & Cooke and NC Research Campus, for a 60,000 square foot Advanced Technology Center. The building in Kannapolis will be adjacent to the college’s existing building on the research campus. The donation allows the two organizations […]

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New downtown plan puts hotel at north end of Cannon Village

June 17. The Kannapolis City Council has unanimously endorsed the “North Option” for the redevelopment of downtown. It places a sports and entertainment complex in the north section of downtown, a hotel on Main Street, and a performing arts center on West Street. Residential development will be located in the historic district of the City […]

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