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6 Questions to Ask a Real Estate Agent Before They Help You Buy a Home

Posted by Nestlewood Realty on October 23, 2018  /  in Blog  /  Comments off

Did you know that you can wind up paying more for the same property if your agent is inexperienced? With the right realtor by your side, you can find a house quickly and smoothly, but if you hire the wrong broker, the same buying endeavor can become long and cumbersome.

Much of the home-buying process depends on the role of your realtor, so it pays to ask these 8 things when deciding on the right agent for you.

1.) How long you have been working as a realtor?

You want a professional who understands the ins and outs of the business. That level of expertise only comes with experience! Most realtors don’t last more than two years in the business, leaving 20% of agents do 80% of the work. There is no substitute to experience in the world of real estate.

If the realtor you’d like to hire is still a newbie, there’s no need to write them off. Just ask if there will be a team of brokers available for hands-on guidance with the process. Do not hesitate to ask this question before hiring your realtor.

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7 Staging Tips That Will Sell Your Home this Fall

Posted by Nestlewood Realty on October 05, 2018  /  in Blog  /  Comments off

You may have heard that Spring and Summer are the times to sell your home, but don’t be fooled; Fall is still a great time to put your house on the market!

During  Fall there is less competition, but the market is still very active. Even better, you can now use the spirit of Autumn to decorate your home for potential buyers! Who wouldn’t want to buy a cozy looking, pumpkin-bearing home?
Staging is a crucial step in the selling process that is often overlooked by sellers. It prepares the house and makes it attractive to prospective buyers, helping them imagine the potential for their future home. Staging can be largely dependent on a home seller’s resources, but many home staging secrets are inexpensive and extremely effective. Here are our top 7 staging tips that will sell your home ASAP.

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Featured Property – 2220 Belvedere Ave

Posted by Nestlewood Realty on March 07, 2017  /  in Featured Properties  /  Comments off

Don’t miss the opportunity to call this lovely Midwood property HOME! Located on one of the best corner lots in the neighborhood (Belvedere/Winter), this property features classic Midwood charm and a gorgeous back yard! Inside you will find an ample kitchen space that includes double ovens, oversized kitchen island, as well as a wine fridge. Home also boasts an expansive master bedroom, much of the original hardwoods and original built- ins in the dining room.


Corner of Belvedere Avenue and Winter Street.

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Featured Property – 635 Hillside Ave

Posted by Nestlewood Realty on March 07, 2017  /  in Featured Properties  /  Comments off

IMPECCABLE home drawn by Frusterio Design & built by highly coveted Grande Custom Homes. This stunning 4000+ SF home features 6 bed/5 bath, 2 car garage, beautiful stained hardwood floors, a chef’s dream kitchen w/ marble & quartz, incredible ceiling detail, plantation shutters, gas fireplace in great room & wood burning in covered screened porch. Tri-fold pocket doors from great room to porch incite extreme house envy & if they don’t the walkability to Park Road Shopping & Freedom Park will.
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Featured Property – 1001 Colville Rd

Posted by Nestlewood Realty on March 07, 2017  /  in Featured Properties  /  Comments off

As featured in Luxury Home Magazine – French Renaissance Estate designed by Greg Perry & passionately built by Grandfather Homes. Stately turret entry opens to foyer w/ hidden doors to powder rm & closet. Chef’s kitchen w/ Thermador apps (48″ duel fuel range, sep fridge & freezer built-ins), custom plaster hood&backsplash, + passthru pantry. Great rm to covered veranda w/ outdoor fireplace. Exceptional quality: luxury trim, site finished hardwoods, custom cabinetry, & built-in nooks/bookcases.


Providence Road to Colville Road, Corner of Colville and Scotland.

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Featured Property – 4515 Givens Way

Posted by Nestlewood Realty on October 30, 2015  /  in Featured Properties  /  Comments off

HOME TO BE BUILT. 1 of 15 exclusive custom builds by Grandfather Homes. The Arbors subdivision is located in the desirable Sedgefield neighborhood within the Myers Park School district. Less than 1 mile from South End Development. Minutes from Uptown. Interior Design by Tammy Coulter. Detached garages by request. See Spec Sheet in media for all details. More photos & virtual tours of existing home builds available.


From uptown, take Park Road away from town, Right on Marsh, Left on Little Hope Rd, development on the right.

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Featured Property – 643 Hillside Ave

Posted by Nestlewood Realty on October 30, 2015  /  in Featured Properties  /  Comments off

Exquisite New Construction Myers Park Estate built by Grande Custom Homes. Impeccable & Stylish details throughout. This property boasts 4 bedrooms, 4.5 bathrooms, study, 2 car detached garage. Chef’s dream kitchen features Kitchenaid appliance package; dual fuel commercial range, marble island. Extensive ceiling trim throughout and gas & wood burning fireplace in living rm. Wonderful recirculating water feature off luxury screened in outdoor living area w/ wood burning fireplace. Privacy fence.


Park Rd, turn left onto Hillside. Property is on the right. Corner of Park Rd & Hillside Ave.

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Featured Property – 2346 Overhill Rd

Posted by Nestlewood Realty on October 29, 2015  /  in Featured Properties, Modern Home  /  Comments off

Exceptional design by Rob Foster, appointed by award winning Tammy Coulter and passionately built by Grandfather Homes. 5,496 sq ft Myers Park “Charlottean” style home elegantly encompassing 5 bedrooms & 6.5 baths. Full brick, cedar roof, custom inset cabinets, Ultra Premium professional series Thermador appliance package. Full home automation package featuring Control 4 Processors. Covered outdoor living area with fireplace & motorized screen system, 2 car garage with unfinished cottage above.


South on Providence, right on Wendover Rd, left on Overhill Rd., property is on the right.

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Best Food & Drinks in Plaza Midwood

Posted by Nestlewood Realty on April 14, 2015  /  in Updates  /  Comments off

Plaza Midwood is an amazing foodie destination in Charlotte complete with great BBQ, cocktails, pizza, coffee, & more! We’ve compiled a short list of some of our favorites below. Think someone else should be added to the list? Let us know in the comments.

Midwood Smokehouse
Barbecue, American
1401 Central Ave

Soul Gastrolounge
International, Tapas, Sushi
1500-B Central Ave

American, Diner, Southern/Soul
1220 Thomas Ave

Best Eats in CharlotteDiamond Restaurant
Southern/Soul, Burgers, Diner
1901 Commonwealth Ave

Kickstand Charlotte Burgers & Bar
American, Burgers, Organic
1101 Central Ave.

Bistro La Bon
Breakfast, European, Mediterranean
1322 Central Avenue

The Common Market
Sandwiches/Subs, Breakfast, Vegetarian
2007 Commonwealth Avenue

Central Coffee Co.
Coffee, Bakery, Greek
719 Louise Ave

Eat Great Food in Charlotte