Jimmy Grappone's Blog Posts

10 Priceless Tips For Home Buyers

10 Priceless Tips for Home BuyersBY JIMMY GRAPPONE -December 13, 2018 Share on Facebook Tweet on TwitterCongratulations! You’ve made the decision to buy a house.Whether this is

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The Biggest Reason You Should Not Wait Until Spring To Sell Your Home

The Biggest Reason You Should Not Wait Until Spring To Sell Your Home BY JIMMY GRAPPONE  -December 6, 2018 Share on Facebook Tweet on TwitterIf you were to conduct a poll and

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Decorating Your Home For The Holidays

Decorating Your Home For The Holidays BY JIMMY GRAPPONE  -November 29, 2018 Share on Facebook Tweet on TwitterThanksgiving has come and gone and now we are into the

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Five Ways To Prepare Your Home For Winter

Winter is Coming – Five Ways To Prepare Your Home For Winter BY JIMMY GRAPPONE  -November 22, 2018 Share on Facebook Tweet on TwitterIt is that time of year again!With

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Home Improvement Advice For Home Owners

Home Improvement Advice For Home Owners BY JIMMY GRAPPONE  -November 15, 2018 Share on Facebook Tweet on TwitterIf you own a home, you’ve likely either made some changes

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The Six Most Essential Homebuyer Tips

The Six Most Essential Homebuyer Tips BY JIMMY GRAPPONE  -November 8, 2018 Share on Facebook  Tweet on Twitter   According to a survey of more

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Five Reasons To Buy A Home In The Fall

Five Reasons To Buy A Home In The Fall BY JIMMY GRAPPONE  -November 1, 2018 Share on Facebook Tweet on TwitterEveryone thinks Spring is the best time to buy or sell a house.

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Real Estate Market Update Interest Rates Are Up Inventory Is Down

Tri-W Real Estate Market Update – Interest Rates are Up, Inventory is Down BY JIMMY GRAPPONE  -October 25, 2018 Share on Facebook Tweet on TwitterTo quote country music

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In High Tech Age Of Real Estate Local Expertise Is More Valuable Then Ever

In High Tech Age of Real Estate, Local Expertise is More Valuable Then Ever BY JIMMY GRAPPONE  -October 18, 2018 Share on Facebook Tweet on TwitterYour valuable property

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Food Drink And Festivals The List Of Ten Things Every Local Should Know About Downtown Waxhaw

Food, Drink and Festivals: The List of Ten Things Every Local Should Know About Downtown Waxhaw BY JIMMY GRAPPONE  -October 11, 2018 Share on Facebook Tweet on TwitterA

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Five Mistakes Home Sellers Make Impacting Sale Of Property

Five Mistakes Home Sellers Make Impacting Sale of Property BY JIMMY GRAPPONE  -October 4, 2018 Share on Facebook Tweet on TwitterIf you’ve paid attention to the real estate

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Several Ways Insurance Protects Homeowners From Hurricane Florence And Other Natural Disasters

Several Ways Insurance Protects Homeowners from Hurricane Florence and Other Natural Disasters BY JIMMY GRAPPONE  -September 27, 2018 Share on Facebook Tweet on TwitterAfter

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Seven Tips On How To Be A Handyman Or Woman Around Your House

Seven Tips on How To Be A Handyman – or Woman – Around Your House BY JIMMY GRAPPONE  -September 20, 2018 Share on Facebook Tweet on TwitterI was lucky growing up. My dad

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A Rate Hike Is Coming In September And What It Means For Real Estate

 A Rate Hike is Coming in September. What Does That Mean for Real Estate? BY JIMMY GRAPPONE  -September 13, 2018 Share on Facebook Tweet on TwitterAccording to a

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Why Securing A Home Loan Should Be A Home Buyers Top Priority

Did you know that most local home buyers require a loan before purchasing real estate?  I know…I was really shocked when I learned that one.The majority of home buyers also know

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Top Five Reasons People Buy Or Sell A Home

Top Five Reasons People Buy or Sell a Home BY JIMMY GRAPPONE  -August 23, 2018 Share on Facebook Tweet on TwitterLet’s face it.  People move for all kinds of reasons

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Interesting Reasons People Do Not Qualify For A Home Loan

I Can’t Get a Home Loan Because I Did What?!?! BY JIMMY GRAPPONE  -August 16, 2018 Share on Facebook Tweet on TwitterQualifying for a mortgage.There are many reasons people

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By The Numbers TriW Real Estate Market Update August 2018

By The Numbers, Tri-W Real Estate Market Update – August 2018BY JIMMY GRAPPONE -August 9, 2018 Share on Facebook Tweet on TwitterAs we’ve passed the midway point of 2018 and are

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What To Look For When Buying New Construction

Don’t you just love hopping into your car on the weekends and driving around town, looking at homes for sale?Perhaps your typical Saturday morning kicks off with a visit to the Waxhaw’

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Five Great Tips To Prepare Your Home To Sell

Your house has been a great home over the years, but with life’s changes such as getting married, changing jobs, school zones changing, kids graduating, the aches and pains of getting older, etc.,

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Buying A Home In A Tight Housing Market

You’ve heard it a hundred times.  We are in a tight housing market, a.k.a, a seller’s market.According to the real estate dictionary, a seller’s market exists anytime there are fewer than

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Why You Need Your Own Real Estate Agent When Buying New Construction

Think you don't need a real estate agent when you're buying new construction? Think again.A builder's agent has the builder's best interests in mind, while a buyer's agent will have your best

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First Annual CG Group Summer Scholarship For Local Clients Pursuing Education

First Annual CG Group Summer ScholarshipOn behalf of CG Group at Skyecroft Realty in Waxhaw, NC, CG Group partners Bill Cormier and Jimmy Grappone are excited to congratulate all of this year's

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Five Tips To Prepare Your Home For Market

Five Tips to Prepare Your Home For MarketWhen it comes to selling your home, there are several things you can do to prepare your home for the market.  The specifics will depend upon your

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10 Things Every Local Knows About Waxhaw

10 Things Every Local Knows About WaxhawWhether you live in Waxhaw, North Carolina or if you are planning to visit, there are several things you should know about the Town by the Tracks.First of,

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Waxhaw Business Focus Behind The Scenes At Passionate Paws Animal Hospital With Dr Susan Bonilla

Waxhaw Business Focus Presented by CG Group at Skyecroft Realty, Episode 101In this episode of Waxhaw Business Focus, CG Group's Jimmy Grappone interviews Passionate Paws Animal Hospital's

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Waxhaw Business Association Waxhaw PD K9 Division Presents K9 Cop Demonstration At WBA Breakfast

The Waxhaw Business Association's featured speaker for the April 2018 Breakfast, Networking & Speaker Series meeting on April 18, 2018, was more bark -- and bite -- than our typical presenters.The

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Waxhaw Business Focus South Main Street BBQ Ribbon Cutting In Waxhaw North Carolina

South Main Street BBQ is officially open for business and is "Put[ting] Some South in Your Mouth!" at 116 E. South Main Street in downtown Waxhaw.Owner John Crane changed the name from JB's

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Video Tour Of Waxhaw Farmers Market

Take a tour of the the Waxhaw Farmers Market with CG Group's Jimmy Grappone.The Waxhaw Farmers Market is open year round and they are open from 9AM until noon every Saturday in 2018 from April 7

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Video Walking Tour Of Downtown Waxhaw North Carolina

Take a walking tour of the Town of Waxhaw, North Carolina with local CG Group Realtors Real Estate Guru & President of the Waxhaw Business Association, Jimmy Grappone

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Real Estate Market Update For Waxhaw Neighborhoods Park Providence And Providence Grove

Wondering what homes are selling for in Waxhaw's Park Providence and Providence Grove subdivisions these days?  If so, your wait is over!Park Providence and Providence Grove are both located

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The Oaks On Providence Real Estate Market Upate April 2018

The Oaks on Providence is one of the most desirable neighborhoods in Waxhaw because of its affordable homes - most sell in the 200's - its tree-lined streets and its charming Saussy Burbank designed

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Market Update For Walnut Creek Subdivision In Indian Land South Carolina April 2018

Real estate sales activity is picking up in Indian Land, South Carolina's Walnut Creek subdivision.Though the neighborhood is not nearly complete and the majority of homes for sale in Walnut Creek

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Waxhaw Business Focus With The Dreamchasers Brewery Owner Neil Gimon

Neil Gimon is one of the most popular business owners in all of Waxhaw...at least with the patrons of his establishment, The Dreamchaser's Brewery.Gimon and his wife, Anita, opened The Dreamchaser's

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Apartments Coming To Waxhaw

Like it or not, apartments are coming to Waxhaw.  More apartments, that is.Just last year, The Mill on Main apartments opened in the 120-year-old former textile mill on downtown Waxhaw's

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Top 10 Home Renovations With Highest Return On Investment

10 Home Renovations With the Best Return on InvestmentAre you thinking about renovating your home this year but you're not sure where to start?  Well, if may depend on whether you are

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Why You Should Sell Your Home Before Spring

The #1 Reason to Sell Now Before SpringYou should sell your home now instead of waiting until Spring.  Monday February 12th, 2018  For Sellers, Move-Up Buyers The price

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Five Reasons Millenials Choose To Buy A Home

5 Reasons Millennials Choose to Buy [INFOGRAPHIC] Friday January 26th, 2018  First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, Infographics, Millennialshttp://files

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Waxhaw Home Buyers Need Loan Before Buying Home

Home buyers need a loan before buying a home in Waxhaw.  Despite what some commercials these days may lead you to believe, this is not rocket science!Most home buyers know that unless they are

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Simplifying Real Estate In The Carolinas Real Estate Newsletter

Simplifying Real Estate in the CarolinasJanuary Showing Signs of Strong Buyer Activity in Low Inventory Market; Time on the Market Dropped to New Low in 2017Tax Reform & Housing: A Reference

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Simplifying Real Estate Five Tips To Prepare Your Home For Market

Five Tips to Prepare Your Home for Market1.  First Impressions Matter Most.  Focus on your home’s curb appeal.  That means power washing your house—driveway and sidewalks.

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Video Guided Tour Of South Charlotte Listing

Take a guided video tour of 6912 Old Forge Drive, Charlotte, NC 28226 (Olde Providence neighborhood) with CG Group of Engel & Volkers South Charlotte's Jimmy Grappone.This 2148 square foot, split

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Time On The Market Drops To New Low In 2017

Time on the Market Drops to New Low in 2017 Thursday January 4th, 2018  For Buyers, For Sellers, Move-Up BuyersAccording to recently released data from the 

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Tax Reform And Housing A Reference Guide

Tax Reform & Housing: A Reference GuideDisclaimer: This guide is not meant to be a resource for tax advice but instead a resource for basic information concerning only certain aspects of the new tax

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The Number 1 Reason To List Your House Today

The #1 Reason to List Your House Today! Thursday December 7th, 2017  For Sellers, Move-Up Buyers, Selling MythsMany people believe that selling their house during 

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The Real Reason Home Prices Are Increasing

The Real Reason Home Prices are Increasing Thursday November 30th, 2017  Buying Myths, First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, Housing Market Updates, Move-Up Buyers,

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The Cost Of NOT Owning Your Home

The Cost of NOT Owning Your Home Monday November 27th, 2017  Buying Myths, First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, Move-Up Buyers, Rent vs. BuyOwning a home has great

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Homeowners Your House Must Be Sold TWICE

Homeowners: Your House Must Be Sold TWICE Monday November 20th, 2017  For Sellers, Move-Up BuyersIn today’s housing market, where supply is very low and demand is very high,

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7 Reasons To List Your Home This Holiday Season

7 Reasons to List Your Home This Holiday Season Monday November 13th, 2017  For Sellers, Move-Up BuyersEvery year at this time, many homeowners decide to wait until after the

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Industry Experts Say There Is Not A Housing Bubble

A Housing Bubble? Industry Experts Say NO!Thursday November 9th, 2017  First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, Housing Market Updates,Move-Up Buyers, PricingWith residential

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Renting Or BuyingEither Way Youre Paying Someones Mortgage

Renting or Buying…Either Way, You’re Paying Someone’s Mortgage Monday October 30th, 2017  First Time Home Buyers, For Buyers, Interest Rates, Move-Up Buyers,Rent

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Hiring An Agent To Sell Your House May Cost You NOTHING

There is no doubt that it is easier to sell your house when using the services of a local real estate professional. The agent will provide: Greater exposure to more buyers The skills of a

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