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Blog Posts Archive
Lake Norman Real Estate Market Analysis: October 2023 Performance Overview
Beyond Dollars: What Sellers Should Look for in an Offer
Take Action: Navigating Low Lake Levels Safely
How to Ensure a Seamless Move: Your Comprehensive Moving House Checklist
Maximizing Your Real Estate Journey: A Comprehensive Guide to Winston Dane's Website for Lake Norman Properties
Maximizing Your Real Estate Investment Opportunities in a Changing Market
Home Prices Remain Resilient: Debunking the 2023 Crash Predictions
Exploring the Advantages of Homeownership for First-Time Buyers
Lake Norman Real Estate Market Report: September 2023 Performance Analysis
2023 Home Price Forecasts: A Surprising Shift in Market Dynamics
The Many Non-Financial Benefits of Homeownership
Understanding the Return of Seasonality in Home Price Appreciation
Should Baby Boomers Buy or Rent After Selling Their Homes?
The Remote Work Revolution: Transforming Homebuying Trends
Why Your House Isn't Selling as Fast as You'd Like: Common Hurdles and Solutions
Unlocking Your Retirement Dreams: Leveraging Home Equity for Your Next Move
Explore Expert Projections for Home Prices in the Next 5 Years
Embrace Smaller, More Affordable Homes: Your Path to Homeownership
A Look into August 2023 Real Estate Performance: Insights and Trends
The Mortgage Rate Journey: Past, Present, and What Lies Ahead
Modern ARMs: A Safe Path in Today's Mortgage Landscape
Gen Z: Pioneering New Paths in the Housing Market
Celebrating the Legacy of American Workers: Labor Day's Origins
Luxury Carriage Houses Are Making a Comeback: A Glimpse into the Past and Present
Unveiling the Influence of Inflation on Mortgage Rates: What You Need to Know
The Role of a Skilled Agent in Navigating Your New Construction Home Purchase
Understanding the Complexity of Current Median Home Sales Prices
Foreclosure Fears Debunked: Unlikely Flood on the Horizon
Contemplating Selling Your Home? Leverage Your Equity for a Seamless Transition
Navigating the Unique Housing Landscape: Unveiling the Reverse Bubble Phenomenon
Accessible Living: Latest Updates on Affordable Housing, Lake Norman Ventures, and Charlotte's Residential Real Estate Scene
3 Free and Fun Things To Do In Lake Norman!
Indulge in Farm-to-Table Feasts and Thrilling Adventures at Lake Norman's Latest Culinary Haven and Activity Oasis!
Home Prices are Making a Comeback!
Escalating Dangers of Home Renovation Frauds: Spot and Stop Them with these 5 Telltale Signs
National Housing & Economic Forecast 2023: Navigating Challenges Amidst Cooling Home Prices
Record-Breaking In-Migration: Charlotte Region Experiences Unprecedented Growth
The Shifting Landscape of America's Housing Market: Insights from Pandemic-Driven Migration
Mooresville: North Carolina's Biggest Boomtown
Surge in North Carolina Lake Home Listings Signals Summer Demand
Foxcroft Emerges as a Prime Hot Spot as Charlotte's Luxury Housing Market Surges
Enchanting Lakeside Concert: Lake Norman's Energy Explorium Hosts Unforgettable Symphony Performance
National Housing Report Reveals Increase in Home Sales and Median Prices, While Inventory Remains a Challenge
NASCAR Champion Joey Logano Receives Approval to Build $255M Mixed-Use Community in North Carolina Town
Michael Jordan Makes Historic Move: Selling Majority Stake in Charlotte Hornets, Paving the Way for New Era of Ownership
Discover the Perfect Lake Day at Lake Norman
What will your property tax bill look like?
Experience the Best of Summer: Exciting Events in Lake Norman!
Experience Unforgettable Father's Day Moments in Lake Norman!
What's New in Lake Norman
Charlotte advances in the Milken Institute ranking of best-performing cities, rallying behind Raleigh and Wilmington.
Charlotte makes a remarkable comeback, reclaiming its position in the top 10 of the prestigious 'Best Places to Live' ranking by US News.
Free and Inexpensive Things To Do In Lake Norman
Celebrities in Lake Norman
Best Corn Mazes in North Carolina
Best Halloween Costume Ideas For 2022
Do You Know....These Lake Norman Facts?
9 Tips to Prepare Your Home for Fall
Frozen Dessert Spots
7 Simple Steps to Lower Your Utility Bills
August Events in North Carolina
The Neighborhood Cafe to Open Soon!
Normy Nomination Time
I Need to Sell My House Fast, What Are My Options
4th of July...Why Fireworks and were can you watch them?
Father's Day Ideas
NASCAR is here!
Boat Day Cocktail Ideas
Boat Safety- Know before you go
Moving Day Hacks
Design tips: Staging your home yourself
Should you Rent out your Home or Sell?
Don’t get Buyer FOMO
Buyer tip: Bigger isn’t always better
Working with Me to Sell your Home
4 Reasons Why Real Estate is a Great Investment
Reasons Why YOU and Everyone YOU Know Should Check Out Lake Norman!
Earth Day: Home Sustainability
Avoid these 10 mistakes when selling
4 Things Nobody Tells you About Buying a Home
What you need to know about allergy season
Buyer FAQ: Should I consider resale value when buying?
Is Selling 'NOW' A Good Time?
House hunting checklist
A Day in the Life: What do Showings Look Like?
Design tip: How to style bookshelves
Signs it’s time to sell your home
Spring Events Happening in Lake Norman
Things you can Ask your Agent
Buyer tip: How to build a winning offer
Interest Rates 101
Would you Rather: Kitchen Remodel or Bathrooms Remodel
Design tip: the power of three
5 Secrets to a Successful Sale
What does “low inventory” mean?
Mortgage rates are rising. What does this mean for you?
Tips for Getting Top Dollar on your Home Sale
New Quarter Inspo
April Home Maintenance Checklist
April Fools Day
THE BROKE AGENT: Communication is Key
Top 10 Spring Cleaning Tips for 2022
The perks of being a homeowner
Budget-friendly ways to spruce up your home
Can a listing agent represent the buyer too?
Should you buy a new home or previously owned?
FAQ: How long does it take to put my home on the market?
THE BROKE AGENT: Note Section of an Agent’s Phone
Seller FAQ: How Much Do I Have to Disclose to Buyers?
10 Questions to Ask Before Searching for a New Home
New Construction: The Good And The Bad
Waterfront Dining at Lake Norman
Is NOW a good time to sell?
First Day of Spring: How to prepare for a hot Spring Market
How to: Style your shelves
Common mistakes when pricing your home
Assessed Value vs Market Value
Why you should work with a buyers agent
What to expect when selling your home
What is St. Patrick's Day & What Are The List Of Events To Look Forward To!
When should I refinance?
FAQ: What are the hidden costs associated with buying & owning a home?
Can you take on renovations or should you buy an updated home?
THE BROKE AGENT: When the seller hasn’t moved out and it’s the day before closing
The most important repairs for selling
What houses can you show me?
Fun and Healthy St. Patrick's Day Recipe
Home organizing hacks
THE BROKE AGENT: The little adjustments in life: Get pre-approved
What property type is the best fit for you?
There are No Stupid Questions
Seller FAQ: How can I increase the value of my home?
The home buying process
March Home Maintenance
Winston Dane Email Newsletter
35 Activities to Try on Your North Carolina Bucket List
The Truth about Renting vs. Buying
Test your Real Estate Knowledge: Quiz
Pros & Cons of New Construction
How An Appraisal Contingency Can Protect You
When you should stage your home
How to Lighten up your Space
Future I-77 exit coming down the road; other initiatives are on the horizon
What Agents do Behind the Scenes
Why FSBOs Fail
How to Support your Friend’s Real Estate Business
What to look for when buying an investment property
Tips for buying & selling simultaneously
6 Mistakes to Avoid when Selling
Simple Home Design Tips
Valentine’s Day at Home Ideas
IRS warning: Scammers work year-round; stay vigilant
Super Bowl Sunday: Real Estate Teams
Creating an Office you LOVE
The New Construction Process Explained
What does a “buyers agent” do?
What are buyers looking for in 2022?
Neutral Valentine’s Day Decor Ideas
The most popular food eaten on Superbowl Sunday, and a simple recipe for the game day?
Curb Appeal Tips
Are you a homebody?
Pros & Cons of Short-Term Rentals
Buying vs. Renting
37% of contracts fall through because of repair issues
Valentine's Day Ideas in Lake Norman
How are you doing on your 2022 goals?
Home Design Predictions
Save Your Way To A Downpayment
What will your billboard read?
Tip: When buying, ask yourself these 6 questions
Costs of Selling
Why I got into real estate
Crazy Real Estate Statistics
Cornelius Parks & Recreation 2022 special events calendar
Buying your first home in 2022?
Are open houses a strong marketing strategy in 2022?
How I can help with New Construction
Overpricing your home vs. Pricing at market value
Creating a Mood Board for Designing a Room
Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Sunday To-Do List
Truth bomb: Your agent may not be showing you all of the listings available!
Where to Furniture Shop based on your Style
How to Buy a Foreclosure Home
Professional Photography & Videography: Why it is a MUST
How much would it cost to add a pool to a home?
Choose one chore you never have to do again
Smart Home Technology Game-Changers
Myth Busters: Real Estate Edition
January Local Round Up
The first 3 steps to getting a mortgage pre-approval
Selling your Home: Expectation vs. Reality
2021 Year In Review
Stop refreshing Zillow… Allow me to set you up on a search
Tips for Organizing your Home
Why Discipline trumps Motivation
Eight Steps to Buying in 2022
New Years Eve!
Buying a Home in 2022: Checklist
Selling a Home in 2022: Checklist
Why you should Declutter (and how!)
What are your goals for 2022?
Christmas Eve Fun Home Ideas
Unplugging during the holidays
Cozy up this winter: Home Hacks
Choose 3 home features
Holiday Gift Guide for a Home Seller
3 Easy Holiday Recipes
How to determine what you’ll make on your home sale
How much is it to add square footage to a home?
Listing your home with an agent vs. FSBO
Will multiple mortgage loan applications hurt my credit score?
Gingerbread House Day: New Construction Do’s and Don’ts
Holiday in Lake Norman
Income Streams you didn’t know existed for homeowners
Red Flags when Searching for a Home
Try this Candy Cane Martini Mocktail (or Cocktail)
How long will it take to sell my home?
Renters: Is 2022 the year to become a homeowner?
From comfy home to cozy winter wonderland
TRY THESE DO-IT-YOURSELF home hacks
Top 3 Mortgage FAQs: ANSWERED
Red Flags When Hiring A Real Estate Agent
Home Maintenance Checklist
Where To Bring Your Donations This Holiday Season
Cyber Monday Gift Guide For New Homeowners
Support Local This Holiday Season
Don't Allow Your Home To Be Just Another Black Friday Steal
How long does it take to buy a home??
Creating A Thanksgiving Tablescape
Unpopular opinion #2: Now may NOT be the right time for you to buy or sell.
Thanksgiving Recipe You Can Prepare In Advance!
How Does It Work And Should You Sell To One Of These Instant Offer Companies?
Should You Remodel Your Kitchen Before Selling?
How to Prep Your Entire Thanksgiving Meal in Advance
When Should You Refinance?
What Does A Title Company Do?
Weekend At Home
So, What Is An FHA Loan And Should I Consider One For My Next Mortgage?
What Does It Look Like To List Your Home With Me?
5 Ways To Create A Statement In Your Home
Should You Wait To Buy?
Thinking Of Adding 'Landlord' To Your Resume? Here's what You Need To Know...
What Does A Typical Day Look Like For An Agent?
Three Simple Ways To Freshen Up A Space
'I want to buy a home, I just don't even know where to start.'?
Mortgage FAQs Answered
The Science Of Buying And Selling
Are We In A Housing Bubble?
Is Buying A Home Better Than Renting A Home?
Closing Costs vs Prepaid Costs
What Is A Net Sheet?
Creating An Elevated Dining Experience (in your backyard)
The Do's and Don'ts Of A Good Real Estate Agent
5 STEPS TO GET YOUR HOME ON THE MARKET ASAP
My 5 Tips For Decorating On A Dime
How I Make The Home Buying Process Simple
Let's Talk About Staging Your Home
Considering Turning Your Home Into A Short-Term Rental?
First Steps After You Find A Home You Love
What Is The Difference Between A Seller's And A Buyer's Market?
You Should List With An Agent. Here's Why!
What Is Your One MUST-HAVE For Your Next Home?
Maximize Profits When Selling Your Home
2021 Kitchen Design Trends
Curious About The Process Of Getting A Mortgage?
3 Ways To Create A Spa Feel At Home
Expenses To Consider When Buying A Home
How To Maximize Curb Appeal
Which Light Fixtures Would You Choose?
Preparing For Your Home's Photoshoot
Searching For A Home With A Pool?
Gardening Tips For Your Homes
My Favorite Strategies For The MLS Listing
6 Reasons The Highest Offer Didn't Win
How To Decide What To Sell, Keep, Or Donate
DIY Projects With Good ROI
How Do I Price My Home Right In This Market?
Reasons To Include An Escalation Clause
'How will you market my home?', And Other Questions You Should Ask During Your Listing Appointment
What's Your Picture Perfect Neighborhood?
Do's & Don'ts: Open House Edition
How I Make Selling Simple
Why Do I Need An Agent To Sell My Home In Such A Hot Market?
Decorating Tip: Kids Edition
3 Home Selling Myths
How To Style A Throw Blanket Like An Interior Designer
My Top 10 Moving Tips
The Perks Of Owning Versus Renting
Sprucing Up The Front Porch
The One Thing Nobody Tells You About Selling Your Home
2021 Architecture Trends
Market Value Versus Appraised Value
What Will You Miss Most About Your Home?
Why You Should Never Waive Home Inspection
5 Types Of Mortgage Loans For Homebuyers
5 Steps To Better Prepare You For The Homebuying Process
Create A 5-Star Feel In Your Master Bath
What Is Virtual Staging?
Can A Real Estate Agent Represent Both The Buyer And The Seller??
How To Style Shelves
Renovate Your Kitchen Without A Complete Makeover
Should you wait for a lower mortgage interest rate???
Boredom-buster For The Whole Fam
10 Ways To Get An Offer Accepted
How to Design A Home Office Space
Listing Expired, What Happens Next?
Buy or Sell? Now Is The Time!
How To Transform Your House Into A Home
A Place To Call Home
Should I Stage My Home?
114 Misty Meadows Court- Luxury Living in Mooresville
Lake Norman Norman Docks and Piers - What you need to know!
Are open houses a strong marketing strategy in 2022?
5 Tips for Buying a Home
Will Increasing Mortgage Rates Impact Home Prices?
Common Things to Look Out for Before Buying Your Dream Home
Why You Should Consider Selling in the Winter
Is Getting a Home Mortgage Still Too Difficult?
Housing Will Not Fall Victim to Next Economic Storm
Millennials Top Choice to Live and Play