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– 2019 ISSUE FOCUS CALENDAR – JANUARY 5

UPTOWN CHARLOTTE

FEBRUARY 2

BELMONT, MIDWOOD, NODA & VILLA HEIGHTS

MARCH 2

DILWORTH & SOUTHEND

9

BALLANTYNE

APRIL 6

UPTOWN’S MID & HIGH RISES

12

FT. MILL & TEGA CAY

9

PROVIDENCE ROAD

16

YORK COUNTY

13

SOUTH CAROLINA COUNTRY CLUBS

19

SOUTHPARK

16

ALL★STAR PADS

23

HUNTERSVILLE

20

MOORESVILLE

26

MODERN HOMES

23

CRAFTSMAN STYLE HOMES

30

EUROPEAN INSPIRED HOMES

27

WILMINGTON & WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH

MAY

JUNE

JULY

4

SOUTH CHARLOTTE COUNTRY CLUBS

1

EASTOVER, ELIZABETH & CHANTILLY

6

THE UPTOWN WARDS

11

LAKE WYLIE

8

INDIAN LAND, SC

13

18

250TH ISSUE! DENVER

THE POOL ISSUE & OUTDOOR FURNISHINGS

15

CORNELIUS

20

22

MYERS PARK

25

HIGH COUNTRY NC MOUNTAINS

29

THE BRUNSWICK ISLANDS

27

SEPTEMBER

OCTOBER

7

COTSWOLD

5

THE CONDO ISSUE

14

EQUESTRIAN, FARMS & LAND

12

CUSTOM BUILT HOMES

21

MATTHEWS, MINT HILL & INDIAN TRAIL

19

UNION COUNTY

28

LAKE JAMES

26

CAROLINA FOOTHILLS

AUGUST 3

URBAN BOOM

10

THE CARMEL CORRIDOR

17

LAKE NORMAN

DAVIDSON

24

WAXHAW, WEDDINGTON & WESLEY CHAPEL

WESTERN NC MOUNTAINS

31

SOUTH CAROLINA’S LOW COUNTRY

NOVEMBER

DECEMBER

2

HISTORIC HOMES

7

GASTON COUNTY

9

THE BOOMER EDITION

14

TOWNHOMES

16

WEST END

21

23

ELEGANT ESTATES

RISING STARS & TOP 10 HOMES

30

ASHEVILLE

28

HIGH COUNTRY NC MOUNTAINS II

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2216 SUTTON SPRINGS ROAD | PELLYN GROVE | 6 BED/4.2 BATH | $1,450,000

Magnificent stately home in the heart of South Park! Major kitchen renovation with vaulted cypress ceiling and floors, Quartzite countertops, 9 ft. center island,48” Sub-Zero refrigerator, double Wolf convection ovens, 6 burner Wolf gas cook top. Master suite on main. Major bath renovation in 2016. Dual vanities, Quartzite countertops, frameless shower, porcelain shower floors and walls, dual shower heads, heated porcelain floors. Both half baths beautifully renovated. Large secondary bedrooms on 2nd floor, with Jack and Jill baths. 3rd floor rec room/exercise room, and 6th bedroom and full bath. Ideal for nanny suite, guest suite, etc. Perfect in town location with proximity to private schools, shopping, dining, & ease to uptown. Contact Broker/Realtor® Peggy Jones at 704.607.5351 or pjones@dickensmitchener.com for more information on this exclusive listing today.

653 ENNIS ROAD | WEDDINGTON | 5 BED/5.2 BATH | $2,245,000

A hidden gem in the heart of Weddington! Enjoy peace & quiet, natural beauty, and privacy. The pond, and surrounding nature preserve provide pristine views from this extraordinary custom-built home. The Interior finishes are customized with cabinetry & doors, bedroom balconies, fantastic chef’s kitchen, incredible basement with full bar & kitchenette, billiard area, theater room, office, and exercise rooms leading to the terrace, pool, & spa for everyone’s enjoyment! If you appreciate privacy, natural beauty, wildlife, & the freedom to enjoy as you please this is the property you have been looking for! Two Additional 6.5-acre parcels can be purchased separately. Contact Broker/Realtor® Vicky Mitchener at 704.517.0177 or vmitchener@dickensmitchener.com for more information on this exclusive listing today.


Congratulations to our Rising Stars Theresa Kistler | Anna Margaret Hutchins | Lizz Baxter We’re proud to have you on our team and we look forward to your bright careers ahead!

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CUSTOM TO BUILD

• Gorgeous pasture land Charlotte Hwy York 9 acres $157,000 • Rambler Ln 10 great 1 AC building lots Blacksburg close to I-85 $13,000 each • Lot 9 Lakeshore 9.6 acres Mount Croghan SC on stunning pond $53,000 • 208 Highland Forest PATRICK PLACE super lot, Clover Schools $40,000 • 1123 Pine Knot, Clover Great Building. .8 Acre lot $23,000

15 WEST LIBERTY ST. OWN A PIECE OF HISTORY in Historic Downtown York. Circa 1800 beautifully maintained and upgraded. RESIDENTIAL OR COMMERCIAL Now a residence, would be a great tap house, restaurant, shop or office. $295,000

13424 SAGE THRASHER Time to build your dream estate on 9.4 waterfront acres on Lake Wylie in The Sanctuary. Impressive architectural features. or pick another plan or just buy the lot! $1,720,988

421 KNOX ST CLOVER. Awesome brick ranch with beautifully updated kitchen and baths close to historic downtown Clover $235,000

4183 RICKS RD SHARON SC You’ll feel like you’re in the mountains! Impressive upscale living on 10 acres, big creek! $370,000

310 CAROLINA DOWNS in York’s The Greens at Carolina Crossing overlooking pretty pond. Super Craftsman beauty. $340,000

2203 MINSTRELS WAY, Indian Land’s Legacy Park. New renovation: paint, laminate wood floors, carpet, countertops. WOW! $242,000

443 KINSEY CREEK CT. in Rock Hill’s Richard’s Landing. Amazing owner’s retreat, endless wood floors on 1 acre. $330,0000

1024 ADKINS RD. Exceptional 6 acre estate, luxuriously customized with an amazing owner’s retreat and to die for kitchen. $1,015,000

1945 TABLEROCK, LAKE WYLIE’S KINGS GROVE MANOR. Just a year old, this stunning Georgian has all the great upgrades w/amazing decor.

2010 BEAMGUARD Clover Meticulously Maintained 4BR beauty with lots of upgrades on 2 fabulous acres. $185,000

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Beautiful custom home in gated Challis Farms. Terrific floor plan with a lovely modern kitchen and pretty outdoor space. Good to go! MLS#3458419 | 8627 Tullamore Park Circle | $750K

New construction near Arboretum! Ready now! Top-notch schools. upscale detail & 3-car garage. MLS#3434124 | 9120 Kristen Lake Ct | $775K

New construction in Union County near Waverly. Home ready for makeover in prime SouthPark location. Beautiful 5BD, 4BA home on .92 acre lot. Great schools! Perfect for home blogger or investor. 5BD, 3BA, 3000+SF. MLS#3434066 | 2262 Shagbark Ln | $750K 3910 Chevington

Fall makeover! New flooring, paint, appliances, lighting. South Charlotte Home w/terrific schools. Great new price! MLS#3445219 9701 Grasmere Dr | $400K

Union County .95 acre lot near Waverly& I-485 access. Small neighborhood of upscale homes on big cul-de-sac lots. County water. MLS#3434099 2254 Shagbark Ln | $175K

Cottage - style home in SouthPark, fresh & bright with new paint & carpet. First floor master; lawn care in HOA dues MLS#3455659 6501 Scarlet Oak Ln. | $400K

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Congratulations Rising Star DOUGLAS CHRISTEN JR. Broker, Realtor® M: 704-516-2220 O: 704-333-2260 dchristen@egrealestateconsultants.com EGRealEstateConsultants.com

After interviewing dozens of agents I knew Douglas had the intelligence, ambition and commitment to become a one of Charlotte’s very best Realtors®. It’s been my pleasure to train and work with him. Douglas provides clients with his immediate and complete attention while still maintaining a beautiful family life balance. He is a super star agent, a dedicated husband and father and an ethical professional. Congratulations from your BIC Elizabeth Grillo.


IVESTER JACKSON | CHRISTIE’S

Charlotte Significant Sales of 2018 IvesterJackson.com | Info@IvesterJackson.com | 704.499.3054

$4.25 M

UNDER CONTRACT

GREENWOOD

SEVEN EAGLES

8343 Providence Road Agents: Reed Jackson 704-713-3623 Lisa McCrossan 704-620-0328

SOLD

$2.0 M

HIGHGATE

7005 Willow Trace Lane Agent: Lisa McCrossan 704-620-0328

SOLD

$3.275 M

8406 Eagle Glen Way Agent: Liza Caminiti 704-526-6695

$1,852,500

SEDGEFIELD

SOLD

9839 Sedgefield Drive Agent: Betsy Stec Market 704-619-8603

SOLD

$2.4 M

MYERS PARK

1454 Queens Road W Agents: Reed Jackson 704-713-3623 Tommy Ingram 704-451-0041 $1.85 M

SOLD

MORROCROFT ESTATES

4412 Cameron Oaks Drive Agents: Dee Reid 704-281-3913 Tar Reid 704-905-8221

$2.1 M

UNDER CONTRACT

LONGVIEW

8500 English Turn Lane Agent: Lisa McCrossan 704-620-0328

SOLD

$1.325 M

CHATELAINE

724 Beauhaven Lane Agent: Cindy Castano Swannack 704-904-6619

Congratulations to Our 2018 Real Estate Rising Stars! Jessica Simpson

Betsy Stec Market

Susan Dolan

704-787-3330

704-619-8603

704-560-7201

Jessica@IvesterJackson.com

Betsy@MarketSells.com

SusanD@IvesterJackson.com

LAKE NORMAN

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Dickens Mitchener is Proud to Celebrate our 2018 Rising Stars in Real Estate Award Winners!

LINDSAY CARTER

MEGAN DESPARD

RUTH MONIZ

ANDREA ROETHER

BONNIE STROUP

CATHERINE THARP

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JENNIFER BUSH

JAMIE THOMAS

KIM SHEEHEY

TINA KOSTELNIK

DAVID KOSTELNIK

SHARON WELNHOFER

704-904-1212

704-649-2855

704-612-3210

704-770-7133

704-778-2539

803-415-6007

You are all exceptional additions to our team and we are so proud of your accomplishments throughout the past year! VALERIE MITCHENER

KATY BRADFIELD

OWNER | BROKER

BROKER-IN-CHARGE | WAVERLY

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704-965-5968

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2018

rising stars in real estate award winners!

ERIC GLAVE

TIFFANY MOTON

THOMAS LANGCAKE


Congrats to Melanie on being named a

2018 Rising Star in Real Estate!

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1430 S. Mint St. Suite 106 | Charlotte, NC 28203


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