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A Spotlight on one of Charlotte’s Most Popular Neighborhoods–Plaza Midwood.

As determined by the city’s planning division, Charlotte has a total of 199 neighborhoods.

Every Charlotte neighborhood tells a unique story, whether it’s through the history, people, shops, food, or architecture. This is especially true for Plaza Midwood, one of Charlotte's most popular neighborhoods.

Plaza Midwood’s Location

Located only about a mile northeast of bustling “Uptown”, the Plaza Midwood neighborhood attracts a diverse bunch; from young professionals to couples and families, all of whom find the location to be ideal.

The neighborhood’s borders span roughly from Hawthorne Lane on the west to Briar Creek and the Charlotte Country Club on the East and

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Use These Eight Questions To Effectively Declutter Your Home Pre-sale

When preparing to sell your home there are certain factors that are out of your control including market conditions, location, and price bracket. Something you can control? The look and feel of your home both on the inside and out.

It might seem useless to put time, energy, and money into a home you’re getting ready to leave, but it can really help increase the value of your home.

One of the biggest reasons people decide to look for a new house is for more space… In order to show them just how much space your home has to offer, you must declutter.

Decluttering your home pre-listing is a must. Not only will you give potential buyers a good idea of how much space they’ll

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Run through this checklist before your next home-showing!

Once your house goes on the market, real estate agents may call at any time to request a showing. And saying no could cost you a sale! (Nobody has time for that!)

But, keeping your house show ready can be a bit of a hassle–especially if you have pets or kids.

Sure, you do the initial deep clean, invest in some staging props, and make a few repairs here and there when you first list your home; but unless you’re one of the lucky few who makes a sale on the first open house, there’s inevitably going to be things you’ll have to do right before a showing.  

Before you evacuate your house for a showing, run through this quick checklist of items to get your house ready to show.

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The Redbud Group Agents Guide To Favorite Charlotte Area Restaurants

Redbud Group Our Favorite Places To Eat in Charlotte

The Queen City is quickly becoming known nationally for more than just banking and NASCAR. With its diverse and rapidly growing population, our young, up-and-coming-city is on its way to becoming one of the country’s best food cities!

Our neighbors, old and new to the Charlotte-area, are educated, creative, and adventurous individuals with a passion for food!

As a result:

  • Unique new restaurants are popping up every week (look for Tompkins Hall, a new food hall/rooftop bar/taproom type of space opening this year!).

  • Existing restaurants are winning national awards (see Kindred, named one of America’s 100 Best Wine Restaurants by Wine Enthusiast and one of The

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Make a smooth transition from renter to owner.

The benefits of renting make it an appealing option for many young people. Sure, being a renter is a relatively flexible housing solution with little financial risk and minimal responsibility, but there will come a time where you decide you’re ready for the next step in life–homeowner

We believe the best way to prepare you for your transition from renter to owner is to help you understand the biggest differences between the two so follow along….

1. Get in the equity mindset.

As a renter, you’re familiar with the concept of “renting”. You pay a landlord an amount of money each month and in exchange for a place to live. It’s a fair transaction but a place to live is all you’ll ever get for your

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Redbud Group family on couch in living room

This year Father’s Day is on Sunday, June 17th!

Cue the “Oh my goodness, Father’s day is next weekend! What should we do with dad?! What should we get for dad?!”

But wait! Before you start going crazy thinking of things to go out and do and gift ideas, consider what dad might want.

Parents.com asked dads what would make their Father’s Day special this year and this is what they said:

  • A relaxing day without deadlines, hassling, chores, or rushing around.

  • Time spent together as a family enjoying each other’s company.

  • A celebration of parenthood between partners, lovers, and caregivers.

  • Gratitude and love.

Now after hearing that, can you think of a better way to spend Father’s Day than laying low

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Appeal to your potential buyers’ sense of smell.

Redbud group candles burning in home

To-do lists can get pretty long when you’re getting ready to put up your for-sale sign. While tasks like decluttering, painting, and yard maintenance ensure your home is visually appealing to potential buyers, there are tasks you might not have given much thought to–tasks that will help your home appeal to a buyers sense of smell.

Believe it or not, the way your house smells can either deter or tempt a buyer to buy.

Follow these guidelines to be sure the smell of your house triggers only positive emotions and a quick sale:

1. Clean and Neutral

First and foremost, your house shouldn’t just look clean, it should smell clean (and we don’t mean like bleach).

The deep clean you give your

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Navigating The World Of Buying With A Realtor®

RBG Realtor guiding buyers through house

When you’re looking at the costs associated with buying and selling a house, cutting out the expense of working with a Realtor® can seem like a tempting way to save a few dollars. In reality, it will end up causing you a bigger headache.

Before you make your decision, let us fill you in on the many ways having a Realtor® on your side throughout the buying process can be beneficial.

1.Their Industry Expertise

There's a lot to know about buying real estate and when you’re in the middle of it all, you have way too much going on to teach yourself all the ins and outs.

An educated and experienced Realtor® comes with:

  • An understanding of the buying process from start to finish.

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    Why you should buy in Charlotte NOW!

    Redbud Group City of Charlotte skyline

    An influx of employment opportunities, a reasonably affordable housing market, and an overall great quality of life have all contributed to Charlotte’s overall growth and increasing popularity.

    If you’re a Charlotte resident, it’s likely that you’ve noticed the dozens of new restaurants, shopping centers, apartment complexes, neighborhoods, high rises, and the newest extension of the light rail train system. All this construction is both a response to and a cause of the city’s growth.

    Not here yet? Don’t worry! The future plans for Charlotte are substantial and will continue for years! Get ready for it!

    Without further ado, here are some of the top reasons you should buy in Charlotte right now:

    Your

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    Charlotte Things To Do: Summer Activities and Attractions

    Going to be a Charlottean soon? Enjoy these popular outdoor summer activities and attractions in and around the QC!  

    Enjoy Nature and Adventure at the U.S National Whitewater Center

    The U.S National Whitewater Center boasts the world’s largest man-made whitewater river and professional-level rapids. Each summer the center attracts both local and visiting outdoor enthusiasts looking for a one of a kind experience.  

    At the U.S National Whitewater Center, people of all ages, abilities, and interests are able to immerse themselves in a variety of activities from whitewater rafting to biking; zip lining, live music, craft beer, and more. There truly is something for everyone at this

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