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Category: About the Area

    Lake Norman Lifestyle: How to Know When to Upsize

    By Karen Cloninger |

    When you’re looking for a new home, your first inclination may be to look for bigger, bigger, BIGGER! But before you sign on the dotted line for that 4,000 square foot home, here are a few things you should consider before upsizing your home.   If you’re a young couple welcoming your first child into... Read More

    Lake Norman Real Estate: Relocating to Denver of the East

    By Karen Cloninger |

    Homes for sale in Denver, NC, are the focus of much attention. Buyers looking for a happy medium between the beach and the mountains of this appealing state don’t need to look further than Cloninger Properties. The real estate we feature is located in west central NC and offers a calm and convenient lifestyle. Whether... Read More

    Lake Norman Area Real Estate Experts

    By Carol Jones |

    Do you really need to work with a Lake Norman area real estate expert to find a great home? With all the real estate information readily available on the Internet these days, it’s easy to assume that you don’t need a real estate agent to find and buy your dream home. We totally understand that... Read More

    Making An Offer On Your First Home

    By Carol Jones |

    As a first time homebuyer in the Lake Norman area, you’ve decided how much house you can afford, and you’ve shopped for and found the home of your dreams. Now it’s time for making an offer on your first home.   A smart homebuyer knows that working with an experienced real estate agent is key throughout the... Read More

    How Much House Can I Afford?

    By Carol Jones |

      “How much house can I afford?” It’s a common question from first time homebuyers in the Lake Norman area. We love first time homebuyers, and we love this area. As the local Lake Norman area experts we know this area better than anyone else. Our knowledge makes helping a couple find their first home a much... Read More

    Why Do I Need Title Insurance?

    By Carol Jones |

    We often get questions from First Time Home Buyers in the Lake Norman Real Estate area, and “Why Do I Need Title Insurance” is one of the most common. Today, in our series, First Time HomeBuyers: Need-to-Knows, we are going to address this very important question.   Buying a home can be a very confusing... Read More

    Lake Norman Real Estate: How to Find the Perfect Lake Home

    By Carol Jones |

    For many, finding the perfect lake home is a lifelong dream, especially when you can enjoy life in the Lake Norman area, so when it comes to making that dream a reality, you’ll want to make sure you’ve thought through all your options. Here are some great tips for finding the perfect Lake Norman home.... Read More

    Lake Norman Lifestyle: Valentine’s Day in Denver

    By Carol Jones |

    Take a stroll through any of our grocery or retail stores and you’ll already see red and pink valentines peeking at you. In the blink of an eye, we jumped from welcoming 2016 to celebrating Valentine’s Day. And here in beautiful Denver, North Carolina, there are many wonderful ways to celebrate with the one you love. A Day... Read More

    Have You Heard of the Other Denver?

    By Carol Jones |

    A quick look at this map may have you thinking that someone put Denver in the wrong state, but guess again! Denver, North Carolina, often referred to as “the other Denver,” or “Denver of the East,” is the picture of small town southern life. Originally settled in the 1700’s, and known then as “Dry Pond,”... Read More

    What If the Best Vacation Is a Staycation?

    By Carol Jones |

    We are officially in the lazy, hazy, crazy days of summer. And whether you live in the beautiful Lake Norman area or some other spectacular part of the country, it’s likely the thought of vacation is at the front of your mind. But who says you can’t have the greatest summer vacation ever without actually... Read More