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New Schools and Renovations for CMS

Wed, Nov 8th 2017 3:53 pm by Missy Banks CMS Schools

The November 2017 election results included the passage of  $922 million bond referendum for Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools (CMS).  As a result of the bond package, CMS will be able to build 17 new schools and provide renovations and improvements to 12 of the system's oldest schools.  It is estimated that the construction and renovations will relieve overcrowding at 20 schools while providing 1250 new or renovated classrooms. The impact will be felt across the system impacting more than 20,000 students.  Among the schools to be built include a high school in the Southern portion of the country to alleviate overcrowding at Ardrey Kell, South Mecklenburg and Olympic High Schools.  For a full...

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Another home for sale in Providence High School -- SOLD!

Tue, Nov 7th 2017 2:30 pm by Missy Banks CMS Schools

Big Demand for Homes for Sale in Providence High 

Providence High School remains one of the top rated schools in Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools (CMS).  It is not a surprise that many of the homes in this desirable school zone sell in record time!   Our listing at 13239 Chasewater located in South Charlotte's Providence Crossing neighborhood went under contract in a number of days.

Like the other homes in the neighborhood, 13239 Chasewater has a traditional floorplan and was built with quality construction in the 1990s. The home has a formal living room and dining room with moldings and decorative columns and a large kitchen open to the den and breakfast room.  One of the major selling po...

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The Impact of Remodeling on Resale

Tue, Nov 7th 2017 1:27 pm by Missy Banks Featured Blogs

Listing your homeThe Impact of Remodeling

Studies show that the average time home owners stay in a home now has risen to ten years.  Many home owners are not doing major renovations or keeping up with design trends (a trend last about 8 years).  As a result their homes are sitting on the market in what should be a sellers market. Today's buyers want homes that are turn key.  They are looking for HGTV homes and want the renovations already done and part of their mortgage.

The National Association of Realtors (NAR) released their 2017 Remodeling Impact Report.  In it they list the top projects to gain equity and at the same time increase enjoyment while living in the home.

Top projects that are of no sur...

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South Charlotte Home Providence High School Zone

Tue, Oct 17th 2017 8:53 am by Missy Banks Homes For Sale in South Charlotte

Classic Beauty in South Charlott'e Hembstead | Providence High School

If you are looking for a home that has already been updated -- don't miss this two story with full basement home in the heart of South Charlotte!  2206 Aschliff in South Charlotte's Hembstead.   This beautiful full brick home has been meticulously updated and has a hard to find full basement.
South Charlotte Homes for Sale

HOME DETAILS

Located at the end of a cul de sac, the home site is one of the largest in the neighborhood, .74 acres.  Walking into the home, you will notice the iron balusters on the main staircase and the hardwood floors.  To the right is the large formal dining room with heavy moldings and a masonary fireplace.  To the left of...

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Basement Home for Sale in South Charlotte

Fri, Nov 11th 2016 11:13 am by Missy Banks Homes For Sale in South Charlotte

Basement homes for sale in South Charlotte

If you want a move in ready home for sale in popular South Charlotte -- this is it!  6315 Woodleigh Oaks is located in Rea Woods -- a John Weiland neighborhood.  John Weiland subdivisions are popular because of the attention to community you can find in them.  Rea Woods does not disappoint.

Rea Woods has the hard to find neighborhood amenities many of today's home buyers looking for homes in South Charlotte are looking for -- neighborhood clubhouse for an active social scene, neighborhood swimming pool, neighborhood tennis courts and even a playground.  The subdivision has sidewalks, wide streets and cul-de-sacs.

6315 Woodleigh Oaks is in move in ready condition!  It has been immacu...

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Luxury Home in South Charlotte | HIGHGROVE Neighborhood

Thu, Oct 13th 2016 11:46 am by Missy Banks South Charlotte Schools

Luxury Home In South Charlotte |  HIGHGROVE Neighborhood

If you are looking for a luxury home for sale in South Charlotte but want the charm of an older neighborhood this is it -- 9129 Easton Grey in Ballantyne's popular Highgrove subdivision.  Conveniently located in the heart of South Charlotte's Ballantyne, 9129 Easton Grey is nestled among mature trees and sidewalks.  Highgrove was developed in the late 1990's by Crescent Communities and the homes were built by some of the areas top custom home builders.   This home was built by John Wieland and was one of the homes featured in the Home Builder Association's Home Arama.

SouthCharlotteBallantyne9129eastongrey9129 Easton Grey features a dramatic two story great room, livi...

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Home for Sale in South Charlotte -- in Hembstead

Mon, Apr 25th 2016 6:50 pm by Missy Banks Homes For Sale in South Charlotte

HOME FOR SALE IN SOUTH CHARLOTTE IN HEMBSTEAD --

ZONED FOR PROVIDENCE HIGH SCHOOLHomes for sale in Hembstead

Looking for a classic home in South Charlotte?  This it is!  Located in the very popular neighborhood of HEMBSTEAD, this house is currently zoned for some of CMS's top performing schools -- Elizabeth Lane Elementary, South Charlotte Middle School and Providence High School.  In fact, Providence High Schools was recently ranked #14th in the state of all NC Public High Schools -- top among other area schools.

2114 Wharton, has 5 bedrooms including a 5th bedroom/guest room down; 3 full baths; bonus room and formal rooms.  The yard is level, grassy and private as it backs up to a bern for added privacy.  Thi...

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TOP 10 BEST NEIGHBORHOODS OF CHARLOTTE

Tue, Apr 12th 2016 9:30 am by Missy Banks Homes For Sale in South Charlotte

an article from Charlotte stories shared with permission from Scott Jensen

Top 10 Best Neighborhoods of Charlotte

Charlotte is now one of the largest cities in America in terms of physical geography (due to its history of annexing so much of the land around it). It’s now an extremely diverse city in terms of areas and neighborhoods – it even has a few smaller cities within it, such as Ballantyne and South Park.

We have streetcar-era communities where buildings range from vintage factories to grand Southern estates. There are historic neighborhoods, and modern sections, working-class, and upper class.

Here are the top 10 most “livable” neighborhoods throughout Charlotte (according ...

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Real Estate Update for South Charlotte -- Zip 28226

Mon, Apr 11th 2016 8:45 am by Missy Banks Homes For Sale in South Charlotte

Homes for Sale in South Charlotte -- Going, Going Gone!

Homes Sold in South Charlotte

The real estate market is HOT in South Charlotte's 28226 zip code.  [homes for Sale in 28226]  If you are a seller looking to sell, now is a great time to get top dollar.  Homes that are in market ready condition and priced right are selling fast.  The Average Time on Market for March 2016 was 18 days compared to 37 days in 2015 and the median price in March 2016 was up 7% to $300,000 from $280,000 in 2015.  However, today's buyer's are savvy and have very high expectations.  Let me help you get your home ready for the market and list your South Charlotte home.  I will walk through your home and offer market ready tips and can off...

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Townhomes for Sale in SouthPark

Sat, Apr 9th 2016 7:49 am by Missy Banks Homes for Sale in SouthPark

Too late on this townhome in SouthPark!  Just under contract!  Let me help you find you another!

Townhome in SouthPark

Get a great price on a master down townhome in South Park today! 6411 Bentridge Dr. is tucked away in the wooded townhome community of Sharon View Place. Minutes from the South Park area and within walking distance of the Old Providence Racquet Club, this home provides you with both coziness and convenience.

The home was built in 1987, and it is 1,848 sqft with 2 bedrooms, 2 and a half baths and a spacious loft.   The master bedroom is downstairs with its own gorgeous renovated bathroom and large closet. The kitchen has also been renovated, and the dining room opens into the den with a vau...

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Luxury Home for Sale in Rose Hill

Wed, Mar 16th 2016 7:56 am by Missy Banks Union County Homes For Sale

Luxury home for sale in Union County

LUXURY HOME FOR SALE IN WEDDINGTON'S ROSE HILL 

Located in one of Union County's most beautiful neighborhoods -- Rose Hill -- this home is for the buyer who appreciates quality construction and attention to detail.  Custom Home Builder Congers Builders built this home and did not overlook a detail starting with the tudor exterior with stone accents and gas lanterns flanking the entry.  Old world charm abounds inside with distressed wood floors, eight foot mahogany doors, rustic ceiling beams and stone fireplaces.   The Owner's Retreat is located downstairs and has access to the screened porch which has a stone fireplace and overlooks an enormous outdoor patio.  Four...

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Providence High School Homes for Sale and Real Estate Update

Fri, Dec 4th 2015 8:11 am by Missy Banks CMS Schools

Homes for Sale in Providence High School

It's no surprise that homes for sale in South Charlotte's Providence High School zone is one of the area's hottest real estate markets for buyers looking for established neighborhoods conveniently located within I-485 zoned for some of the area's top schools.   Elizabeth Lane Elementary, Providence Spring Elementary, South Charlotte Middle, Jay M. Middle and Crestdale Middle are the feeder schools for Providence High and all received high marks in CMS's end of year report card. [click to see CMS end of year school grades for 2014-2015].  Many of the neighborhoods in the Providence High zone were built in the mid 1980s and 1990s, although there is currently some new construction in the a...

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HOMES FOR SALE IN FORT MILL -- REGENT PARK

Tue, Nov 10th 2015 3:29 pm by Missy Banks HOMES FOR SALE IN FORT MILL

Why Do People Live here?

Regent Park is a beautiful neighborhood of single family homes and townhome communities that is conveniently located just 13 miles from uptown Charlotte. Regent Park homes also surround the Regent Park Golf Club, a nicely maintained public golf course.  Regent Park is home to many demographics from families with young children, to retirees.  The Regent Park subdivision is far enough from the hustle and bustle of uptown but near enough to access the city’s attractions.  People are also attracted to Regent Park and the Fort Mill area because of lower property taxes as compared to Mecklenburg County and Charlotte just across the state border.

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HOME FOR SALE ZONED FOR PROVIDENCE HIGH SCHOOL -- UNDER $500,000!

Wed, Oct 7th 2015 10:16 am by Missy Banks CMS Schools

Looking for a home for sale zoned for Providence High School under $500,000?   Here it is -- 546 Willow Brook!  This 5 bedroom home in Elizabeth Place is within walking distance to one of South Charlotte's top Elementary schools -- Elizabeth Lane -- and zoned for South Charlotte Middle and Providence High and listed for $450,000!     

Homes for sale in Providence High School

See all homes for sale in Providence High School

Located on a cul-de-sac, this home is open and transitional for today's lifestyles.  The kitchen has white cabinets and a large island and is open to the dramatic two-story great room featuring a wall of windows overlooking the private lot.  Pamper yourself in the large owner's retreat with wet bar!  This ...

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Homes for sale in Providence Spring Elementary and PSE Boundary Map - also other Top Rated South Charlotte Schools

Mon, Sep 14th 2015 9:18 am by Missy Banks CMS Schools

Providence Spring Elementary School

Many home buyers look for homes for sale in Providence Spring Elementary (PSE).  [click here for homes for sale in Providence Spring Elementary zone.]  This South Charlotte school is Charlotte Mecklenburg School System's top performing elementary school and in 2014 ranked 99.9% better than any other NC ranked Elementary School.  In CMS's 2014 end of year school report card, Providence Spring Elementary received a letter grade of A, score of 95, As in both reading and math and exceeded its target growth projections.  PSE is a NC Honor School of Excellence and recipient of the Department of Education's highest award -- Blue Ribbon Award.

PSE is a state of the art facility with smart ...

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ARDREY KELL HIGH SCHOOL IS A POPULAR SCHOOL CHOICE WHEN LOOKING FOR HOMES FOR SALE

Wed, Sep 2nd 2015 8:42 am by Missy Banks CMS Schools

It's no wonder the South Charlotte neighborhood of Ballantyne is in one of the fastest growing zip codes in the country.  It boasts some of the area's most sought after schools -- including top ranked Ardrey Kell High School. Established in 2006, Ardrey Kell continually ranks as one of the top high schools in the city and the state.  In 2014, 94% of the graduating class attended colleges or universities and the graduating class received almost $11 million dollars in athletic or academic scholarships.  Ardrey Kell has high academic rigor with 19 AP classes and numerous clubs and service organizations as well as junior varsity and varsity athletics.  For more information about the school, v...

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HOMES FOR SALE IN PROVIDENCE HIGH SCHOOL AND CMS BOUNDARY MAP OF PROVIDENCE HIGH SCHOOL

Mon, Aug 31st 2015 12:16 pm by Missy Banks CMS Schools

HOMES FOR SALE IN PROVIDENCE HIGH SCHOOL DISTRICT &

CMS BOUNDARY MAP FOR PROVIDENCE HIGH

It’s back to school time so why not talk about Homes for Sale in Providence High School -- one of Charlotte’s top ranking schools (click here for homes for sale in Providence High School)? It’s no wonder buyers want to buy a home in this district. Since it opened in 1989, Providence has been a leader in academics and athletics. Below are some stats taken from the Providence High School website:
  1. Among the top ranking high schools in the nation according to Newsweek magazine’s ranking of public high schools. 
  2. Blue Ribbon Award recipient – highest recognition given from the ...
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Homes for Sale in South Charlotte's Berkeley -- Charlotte, NC

Thu, Aug 27th 2015 11:15 am by Missy Banks Homes For Sale in South Charlotte

Homes for Sale in BERKELEY -- CHARLOTTE, NC

Interested in finding homes for sale in the South Charlotte subdivision of BERKELEY?  Click on that link to find all the currently available homes in this popular South Charlotte neighborhood.

Why Do People Live Here?

Berkeley is one of South Charlotte's most sought-after single-family neighborhoods.  It has mature trees, rolling hills and, unknown to many people, there are ponds that provide beautiful settings to the homes nearby.  One of its top selling features is the current school assignment.  Currently, Berkeley families are zoned for some of the area's top-rated schools --  Providence Springs Elementary School and top ranking Jay M. ...

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HOMES FOR SALE IN HEMBSTEAD -- SOUTH CHARLOTTE, NC

Fri, Aug 7th 2015 1:30 pm by Missy Banks Homes For Sale in South Charlotte

Homes for Sale in the HEMBSTEAD -- CHARLOTTE, NC

Looking for a home in HEMBSTEAD?  Interested in finding a home for sale in HEMBSTEAD? Click that link to find all the currently available homes in this neighborhood in South Charlotte.

Why Do People Live here?    HEMBSTEAD is a beautiful neighborhood of single family homes that is conveniently located in South Charlotte. Hembstead is within the I-485 beltway and is about 15 minutes from uptown and 10 minutes from SouthPark Mall. It has shopping and restaurants nearby and is zoned for top rated schools.

What's the Neighborhood Like?   HEMBSTEAD was built in the mid 1980's - early 1990's by some of Charlotte's finest custom home builder...

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Stunning Custom-Built Home For Sale in Union County

Sun, Jul 19th 2015 2:30 pm by Missy Banks Homes for Sale in Union County

This custom built home is located in Union County has quality construction and attention to detail throughout.  Heavy moldings and iron work; screened porch and large pool with paver deck make this home a showplace!  Enjoy Union County schools and taxes in this stunning home.http://www.missybanks.com/listings/view/2018-climbing-rose-lane-weddington-nc-3092397.html

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