Stallings, NC Real Estate News

By Carol Fox, Helping You Discover Charlotte's Best Small Towns
(Allen Tate Company 704-905-3935)
Stallings NC Townhomes for Sale—Five Communities to Consider Someone asked me today about finding a place to live near Matthews NC.  What is this gentleman seeking?   A maintenance-free home.  Low property taxes.  A short drive to his office in Matthews.  A good real estate investment. What comes to mind are the townhome communities in Stallings NC.  How will these neighborhoods satisfy the requirements set out by this buyer? The Stallings NC townhome communities offer attached homes with exterior building and grounds maintenance paid by the homeowners association. Stallings is located in Union County just across the county line from Matthews.  A short drive takes you to I-485, historic downtown Matthews, and Independence Boulevard where many Matthews NC businesses are found.  Shopping ...
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By Carol Fox, Helping You Discover Charlotte's Best Small Towns
(Allen Tate Company 704-905-3935)
Stallings NC Homes for Sale--5408 Macroom Court in Shannamara is Reduced! Looking for a home where you can have your own backyard resort?  Take a look at this Stallings NC home for sale on Macroom Court in Shannamara.  This beautiful home was just reduced to $289,900! Step through the front door and find a two-story foyer open to formal living and dining rooms.  The back of the home has a great room open to the updated kitchen.  A wall of windows across the back overlooks a heated pool with abundant play area. This Stallings NC home for sale can be found on a quiet cul-de-sac in Shannamara, a golf course community.  Access to I-485 and two community shopping centers is nearby. See a virtual tour of 5408 Macroom Court. Learn more about the Shannamara neighborhood. Shannamara in Stallings...
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By Carol Fox, Helping You Discover Charlotte's Best Small Towns
(Allen Tate Company 704-905-3935)
Stallings NC Real Estate Market Report—July-September 2010 How did the Stallings NC real estate market fare in the third quarter of 2010 and how does 2010 market activity compare with 2009? Closing activity and average prices dropped in the Stallings NC market in the third quarter of 2010.  The third quarter average sales price was off 6% from the 2009 average sales price and off 9% from the second quarter of 2010.  The number of homes sold during the third quarter dropped 28% from the second quarter.  These lower numbers are most likely a result of the end of the federal tax credits. Stallings NC Average Real Estate Prices, Homes Sold, and Average Days on Market The chart below shows average sales prices in Stallings NC for single family homes and townhomes in 2008 and 2009 plus the fi...
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By Carol Fox, Helping You Discover Charlotte's Best Small Towns
(Allen Tate Company 704-905-3935)
Stallings NC Lifestyle—Photo Tour of Stallings Fest Ninety degree weather didn’t stop hundreds of Stallings NC residents from enjoying the town’s first ever fall festival last Saturday.   Stallings Fest took place at the Stallings Municipal Park, located across from Stallings Town Hall.                         Enjoy these photos of the day’s activities. Sidewalks in the park were lined with local vendors. Festival goers could find shady spots in the park to relax. A hula hoop contest was one of the activities for children. Several bands provided music throughout the day at the band shell. Carnival food and rides added to everyone’s enjoyment. Want to know more about living and real estate in Stallings NC and surrounding small towns?  Visit www.CarolinaSmallTownLiving.com. Copyright 2010...
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By Carol Fox, Helping You Discover Charlotte's Best Small Towns
(Allen Tate Company 704-905-3935)
Stallings NC Homes for Sale--15826 Lawyers Road is Reduced! If you don't like yard work and you don't want to live in a neighborhood with an HOA, 15826 Lawyers Road may be the home for you.  This affordable ranch on a heavily wooded lot has been reduced to $130,000.  Conveniently located within a mile of two golf courses and an interchange with I-485, 15826 Lawyers Road has cathedral and tray ceilings, new tile flooring and a split bedroom floorplan. Click here for more information about 15826 Lawyers Road in Stallings NC. Copyright 2010.  Carol Fox.  Allen Tate Realtors.  *Stallings NC Homes for Sale--15826 Lawyers Road is Reduced!*    
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By Carol Fox, Helping You Discover Charlotte's Best Small Towns
(Allen Tate Company 704-905-3935)
Stallings NC Homes for Sale--620 Gelderland Drive is Reduced Again! Reduced again to $120,000!  Don't miss this great Arlington Downs townhome at 620 Gelderland Drive.  Located just minutes from downtown Matthews NC and just inside Union County NC with its lower property taxes, 620 Gelderland combines great value with great location.  You'll love the downstairs master bedroom, a very hard-to-find feature in townhomes in this price range. Take a virtual tour of 620 Gelderland Drive. Learn more about the Arlington Downs neighborhood. Arlington Downs in Stallings NC--Homes for Sale and Neighborhood Profile Copyright 2010.  Carol Fox.  Allen Tate Realtors.  *Stallings NC Homes for Sale--620 Gelderland Drive is Reduced Again*
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By Lisa Ludlow Archer
(Live Love Homes-Keller Williams, Charlotte, NC Ballantyne Area )
Your Union county, NC real estate team is always looking for ways our clients can save money. Yesterday while headed to get bread, eggs and milk at Harris Teeter I found a new consignment store. After meeting the owners of New 2 You Children's Boutique and asking Lisa Fleiger, the proud owner for permission, I took pictures, video and now I am writing a blog about their business. New 2 You Children's Boutique is located at 4152 Potters Road in Stallings, NC. The store is quite adorable and has new and used children's clothing, shoes, toys, accessories, furniture and everything you could want for your child. The prices are very good and if I had more time, my own kids would have made out like bandits.   New 2 You is open Monday-Friday from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM and on Saturday from 10:00 AM...
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By Carol Fox, Helping You Discover Charlotte's Best Small Towns
(Allen Tate Company 704-905-3935)
Fairhaven in Stallings NC Has New Builder M/I Homes, a homebuilder with several neighborhoods around the Charlotte area, has begun construction in Fairhaven in Stallings NC.  M/I Homes replaces the previous builder, Lennar, and will complete the neighborhood. The Fairhaven neighborhood has homes priced from the mid-$100,000s to the mid-$200,000s.  Community amenities include a swimming pool and cabana and a soccer field.  Fairhaven’s location near two I-485 interchanges makes it an ideal neighborhood for those who need proximity to Charlotte’s employment and shopping centers.  The country setting of the area where Fairhaven is located provides a getaway for homeowners without a lot of traffic congestion. M/I homes will continue building in three different sections of Fairhaven.  The bui...
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By Carol Fox, Helping You Discover Charlotte's Best Small Towns
(Allen Tate Company 704-905-3935)
Stallings NC Real Estate Market Report—April-June 2010 How did the Stallings NC real estate market fare in the second quarter of 2010 and how did it compare with 2009? The average sales price for the second quarter 2010 in Stallings NC increased 10% over the first quarter 2010 and 3% over 2009 average prices.  The number of sales in Stallings in the second quarter doubled the first quarter.  Average days on market were down from the first quarter and 2009.  The federal tax credits most likely drove the increased sales and higher prices in the second quarter. Stallings NC townhome sales and average prices were very similar in the first and second quarters of 2010.  The second quarter 2010 average sales price dropped 12% from the average price in 2009. Stallings NC Average Real Estate Pri...
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By Carol Fox, Helping You Discover Charlotte's Best Small Towns
(Allen Tate Company 704-905-3935)
Parkside in Stallings NC—Homes for Sale and Neighborhood Profile Parkside is a small neighborhood of attached townhomes in the heart of Stallings NC.  The complex is tucked away in a wooded area off Old Monroe Road.  The Stallings Municipal Park is nearby.  A five minute drive brings you to an interchange with I-485 and historic downtown Matthews NC with its shops, restaurants and community festivals is a few minutes beyond the interchange. Parkside’s townhomes are spacious ranging from over 1400 square feet to nearly 1900 square feet.  Both two and three bedroom units are available, some with master bedrooms down.  Some Parkside units have one-car garages.  Parkside was built in 2000 and 2001. Parkside Community Features Community Amenities:  Parkside Homeowners Association Builders:  ...
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By Carol Fox, Helping You Discover Charlotte's Best Small Towns
(Allen Tate Company 704-905-3935)
Union County NC Schools—Stallings Elementary Stallings Elementary3501 Stallings RoadStallings NC  28104704-290-1558 School Mascot:  StallionsSchool Colors:  Black and Gold Stallings Elementary is one of the newest of the Union County Public Schools.  It opened for the 2008-2009 school year.  Grades K-5 attend the school on a traditional school calendar.  The school has 600-640 students with average class sizes ranging from 18 students to 25 students in the fifth grade. The 2010-2011 school year begins on August 25, 2010.  Students should arrive by 8:00am.  The school day ends at 2:45.  An after-school program is available at Stallings Elementary School. Stallings Elementary serves neighborhoods in Stallings north of Highway 74, including the Stevens Mill area.  Some neighborhoods curren...
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By Carol Fox, Helping You Discover Charlotte's Best Small Towns
(Allen Tate Company 704-905-3935)
Stevens Mill in Stallings NC—Homes for Sale and Neighborhood Profile Click here for an update to the 2011 real estate market in Stevens Mill. One of the best features of the Stevens Mill neighborhood in Stallings NC is its location.  Whether traveling or shopping, Stevens Mill residents are just minutes from an interchange with I-485 and the Stevens Mill Crossing shopping center with its grocery, gas station, restaurants, coffee shop and other service businesses.  The neighborhood is located at the intersection of Lawyers Road and Stevens Mill Road.   Stevens Mill is named for an historic mill located in the area. Homes in Stevens Mill were built in the mid to late 1990s.  The neighborhood has a nice combination of ranch and two-story homes.  Many have full brick exteriors.  Neighborhoo...
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By Carol Fox, Helping You Discover Charlotte's Best Small Towns
(Allen Tate Company 704-905-3935)
Stallings NC Homes for Sale--5408 Macroom Court in Shannamara Spend the summer in your own backyard pool!  Discover this beautiful home tucked away on a quiet cul-de-sac in Shannamara, one of Union County's prettiest golf course communities. Two I-485 interchanges and community shopping centers are just five minutes away. Historic Matthews NC is nearby. Architectural columns and exquisite millwork greet you in the two-story foyer with overlook. Hardwood floors extend through the first floor except the laundry. A bay window and wood floor with decorative inlays dress up the formal living room. A spacious great room open to the eat-in kitchen occupies the back of the house. A masonry fireplace with beautiful mantel is the focal point of this room. Big windows with plantation shutters allo...
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By Carol Fox, Helping You Discover Charlotte's Best Small Towns
(Allen Tate Company 704-905-3935)
Stallings NC Homes for Sale--620 Gelderland Drive is Reduced! Are you looking for a townhome that is convenient to I-485 and the historic town of Matthews NC?  Consider the beautiful townhome at 620 Gelderland Drive, which has been reduced to $125,000.  Located just inside Union County NC, with its lower property taxes, in the town of Stallings NC, this home is perfect for someone who wants accessibility to the amenities and shopping of South Charlotte and Matthews. 620 Gelderland is unique in that it has a downstairs master bedroom and a soaring open floorplan with a loft overlook.  Want to know more?  Take a virtual tour of 620 Gelderland Drive. Copyright 2010.  Carol Fox.  Allen Tate Realtors.  *Stallings NC Homes for Sale--620 Gelderland Drive is Reduced!*
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By Claude Cross, Charlotte NC Homes For Sale
(Homes By Cross, Inc. )
Emerald Lake homes for sale, Emerald Lake housing data and links for neighborhoods real estate listings in Matthews. The following report numbers are market averages for Emerald Lake "sold" properties (as noted in the MLS), using spring home sales that took place January 1-April 30, 2010. Emerald Lake Housing Market Report: January 1-April 30, 2010: Status # of Homes List Price Sold Price %SP/LP Days on Market Active 11 $366,681     52 Pending 1 $359,900     28 Status=SOLDin Spring: # of Homes List Price Sold Price %SP/LP Days on Market 2010 1 $309,900 $309,900 100% 19 2009 3 $416,966 $400,000 96% 153 2008 2 $352,400 $345,000 98% 147 OUR LINKS ARE UPDATED DAILY, but will not work with AOL browsers.        *  Emerald Lake Homes For Sale    *  Emerald Lake and School Information    *  Ma...
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By Carol Fox, Helping You Discover Charlotte's Best Small Towns
(Allen Tate Company 704-905-3935)
Willowbrook in Stallings NC—Homes for Sale and Neighborhood Profile Click here for an update to the 2011 real estate market in Willowbrook. If you love shady wooded lots and brick homes, you’ll love Willowbrook in Stallings NC.  Built in the early to mid-1990s, Willowbrook features curving streets with stately homes set among the trees.  The homes range in size from 2000 sq.ft. to 3000 sq.ft.  Prices are from $250,000 to over $300,000. Interiors of Willowbrook homes are traditional or transitional.  Pretty moldings and hardwood floors characterize most of the neighborhood homes. Willowbrook is located off Stevens Mill Road across from Stevens Mill Crossing.  Groceries, a drug store, several restaurants, a coffee shop and some services are within walking distance of the neighborhood.  An...
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By Carol Fox, Helping You Discover Charlotte's Best Small Towns
(Allen Tate Company 704-905-3935)
Curry Place in Stallings NC—Homes for Sale and Neighborhood Profile Curry Place in Stallings NC is a patio home community where monthly homeowner fees include exterior lawn maintenance.  Built in the early 2000s, Curry Place homes have maintenance-free exteriors of brick, stone and vinyl.  Most offer single level living perfect for seniors and active adults. Interiors of the homes in Curry Place have open floorplans with upgraded kitchens and wood floors.  Most have front porches and many have screened porches in the rear. Curry Place is located off Potters Road in Stallings NC near Austin Village, a new retail development.  Austin Village has a brand-new grocery store and several other service businesses.  Historic downtown Matthews is just a few miles away. Learn more about other acti...
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By Carol Fox, Helping You Discover Charlotte's Best Small Towns
(Allen Tate Company 704-905-3935)
Stallings NC Real Estate Market Report—January-March 2010 How did the Stallings NC real estate market fare in the first quarter of 2010 and how did it compare with 2009?  Stallings NC average sales prices dropped slightly during the first quarter of 2010 compared with 2009 averages.  Townhomes showed a more significant drop due to the closeout of builder inventory in one townhome community.  Days on market was approximately four months for both single family homes and townhomes in Stallings NC. Stallings NC Average Real Estate Prices, Homes Sold, and Average Days on Market The chart below shows average sales prices in Stallings NC for single family homes and townhomes in 2008 and 2009 plus first quarter 2010. Single Family Homes in Stallings NC 2009 Average Sales Price:  $208,519   Firs...
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By Carol Fox, Helping You Discover Charlotte's Best Small Towns
(Allen Tate Company 704-905-3935)
Stallings NC Homes for Sale--15924 Lawyers Road A wooded setting. A big private backyard. Everything you need to enjoy relaxing and entertaining in the great outdoors. If this is your dream, don't miss this pretty ranch with an oversized front porch. Let the big front porch welcome you inside. A spacious great room with paddle fan has plenty of wall space for your furniture. Two big windows keep this room bright and sunny. Neutral carpet throughout this home is only three years old. Find plenty of space in the dining area for a large table. The dining area's wall space will accommodate other pieces of furniture. The dining area is open to the great room and part of the kitchen area. There is abundant cabinetry and plenty of counterspace in the kitchen. A pantry provides additional stora...
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By Claude Cross, Charlotte NC Homes For Sale
(Homes By Cross, Inc. )
A quick review on Stallings homes for sale in Emerald Lake spanning current activity since September of 2009, and going back to review the same time span for the past three years-the numbers are all based on the market averages for Emerald Lake real estate. If you would like a free in-depth market analysis for your neighborhood, just give us a call and we will be happy to provide that to you.  Emerald Lake Housing Activity from 09/01/2009 through 02/22/2010 Status # of Homes List Price Sold Price %SP/LP Days on Market Active 5 $378,560     83 Pending 0 $0     0 09/01 through 02/14 Status=SOLD # of Homes List Price Sold Price %SP/LP Days on Market 2009-2010 2 $359,950 $356,000 99% 282 2008-2009 4 $388,699 $359,250 92% 99 2007-2008 3 $392,166 $376,333 96% 72 If you are a buyer or seller, ...
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