Maribeth Rutkowski's Blog Posts

Panther Fever Hits Charlotte

I have lived here for 15 years and it has never ceased to amaze me how alive this city becomes when we have a winning football team.It is really a positive experience to see everyone wearing their

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When Is The Best Time To Sell Your Home

I am always astounded when I meet folks who need or want to sell their home and they think that the only time of the year to do so is in the spring.People think that Nov,Dec ,and Jan are terrible

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Downsizing Is Popular

For many years the empty nesters have been selling their large homes and moving to smaller more compact spaces. The trend is really catching on with  the young crowd also. Tiny homes

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Fall In North Carolina

One thing I was not expecting when I moved south from Canada to make my permanent home in North Carolina was the absolute diversity of the seasons here.Yes, I knew that the winters would be milder

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How To Choose A Realtor

 I have been selling real estate for 35 yrs but I am amazed at all the changes my industry has undergone. No longer is there a one realtor fits all category.The general populace may not realize

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Invest In Waterfront

 More and more people are buying second homes since the market recovered last year. Investment conscious folks are looking at waterfront.Waterfront living is a healthy ,active and enjoyable

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Enjoying The Next Chapter In Life

OK. So the kids have grown and gone. Maybe it is time to get out of those cold winter months of snow and sleet.Thinking of moving a little further south. Well there are many fabulous options in the

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Lake Front Retirement

 What better  way to spend the empty nest years than lakeside living ,close to excellent hospitals,golf courses,world class dining and entertainment. These homes have easy access to

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Buying A Fixer Upper

 We recently acquired a fabulous home in a great school district inside of 51. It was built in 1967 and was extremely out dated.We decided to tackle the project and are we ever glad we did. We

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Affordable Waterfront Living In The Charlotte Area

 Thinking of leaving winter behind but still want to enjoy four seasons. The winters are mild here. Occasional dustings of snow  disappear over night. Quick access to the mountains,the

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Get Rid Of Your Mortgage Join The New Tiny Living Movement

If you are anything like me ,you have worked hard all of your life to raise and support a family in the comfortable  manner that we were programmed to believe was necessary. We  were

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Do You Want To Play Golf And Tennis All Year Long

 So are you tired of long cold,dark and dreary winters? Life is just too short to shovel snow in the mornings anymore.Living in the Carolina's now for over 14 yrs I have only one regret...

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You Do Not Need A High Credit Score To Purchase A Home

There are lots of homes that you can purchase if you are employed and have a credit score of 580 or above. You do need to be employed and you must be able to afford your house payments but if some

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Have you been looking for an easier way to get more information about the properties you see as you're driving around? Then you have to check out this great app, Homesnap! Not

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55 and over active adult communities.Some of these communities  feel like resort living all year long. My client and I spent an afternoon and decided we were reluctant to leave. Met some great

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Rent Tto Own

In today's economy and rapidly changing real estate market please know that there are many new innovative ways to acquire your dream home. Home ownership has never been easier.We have lending

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Just Listed Home In Cornelius

Would you like to see a list homes that just came on the market in Cornelius?Click

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New Listings For Ranch Homes

Do you want to downsize,enjoy one level living?Click here to view these low maintenance ranch.

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Live In A Golf Course Commmunity

Do you want to live here and play golf eleven months of the year? If so click here to check out all the fabulous community choices we have in the Charlotte area click.

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Just Listed Cornelius

Would you like to see freshly listed homes in Cornelius?Click

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