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Embrace the bloom!

March 2024 Newsletter

March arrives not only with blooming flowers but also with opportunities blossoming in the real estate market. Just like nature awakens, it’s the perfect time to renew your perspective and tap into a world of possibilities waiting for you.

Local Market News

The Charlotte real estate market is slowly showing signs of adjustment. While closed sales and median sales price have seen a slight decrease year-over-year, the average sales price and inventory levels are on the rise. This suggests that buyer demand is still present, but homes are priced competitively.

Data provided by Canopy MLS, reflects all property types and all price points.

Real Estate in the News

Younger Buyers Want Baby Boomers to Update Their Homes

A new survey shows that Millennials are worried they’ll inherit properties in need of major renovations and repairs, which could further hamper affordability.

Courtesy of Realtor Magazine

Local happenings

Savor Charlotte 2024

March 12 – 26

This unique dining experience brings together the most talented chefs, mixologists, restaurateurs, bakers, and other food industry experts to highlight the Queen City’s culinary scene. With classes, demonstrations, exclusive menus, tastings, and so much more – celebrate Charlotte’s epicurean accomplishments.

Charlotte’s Dog Jog

March 17

Get ready for the 3rd annual Dog Jog, where tails will be waggin’ with excitement! Whether you’re accompanied by a furry friend or flying solo, join us for a casual 5k or one-mile charity walk/fun jog in Charlotte. 🐾🏃‍♂️

2024 NCAA Men's Basketball Championship

March 21 – 23

Experience March Madness at the Spectrum Center! This year, UNC Charlotte hosts the First and Second Rounds of the NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship right here in Charlotte. Purchase your tickets TODAY to join in on the Madness.

Lifestyle tips & tricks

Pop of Color: The Unexpected Kitchen Trend You Need to See

White kitchens remain popular, but a new trend is adding a touch of vibrancy to these spaces: colorful appliances. From statement pieces in bold hues to subtle pops of color, this trend allows homeowners to personalize their kitchens and create unique focal points.
This shift reflects a broader desire for bolder interiors and personalized design choices in the home.  Courtesy of

Here's how to 'Tomato Girl' Your Home in Any Season

One of the most talked about interior design and fashion trends this year was the “Tomato Girl” aesthetic. There’s a good reason for this – it’s polished yet whimsical, with a touch of grand millennial mixed with a dash of quiet luxury.

Courtesy of Forbes

A Checklist for Moving to Your New Home

Make moving day less hectic by packing, planning, and organizing six weeks before you relocate.

Courtesy of U.S. News

Boost Your Mood with the Right Colors (Without Expensive Renovations!)

Delve into the world of color psychology, explore how specific hues influence our emotions, and discover how to bring joy to your home with the perfect palette.

Courtesy of Hatfield Homes of the Carolinas

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