Charlotte & Lake Norman Market Report & Forecast

Read Ivester Jackson Christie’s latest real estate market reports about homes for sale in our area and what’s in store for 2019!

Lake Norman Q4 Market Report and 2019 Forecast
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Agents in the Community – Healing Dragons

By: Lee Steinour – Director of Digital Marketing

Carnevale Rosa di Firenze (Florence Pink Carnival) to be held on Carolina Grace.

 

Carnevale Rosa di Firenze (Florence Pink Carnival)

In just a few weeks an Italian style fundraising event will rock the shores of Lake Norman raising money for a great cause, the breast cancer survivor and supporter team Healing Dragons.

The 100- foot yacht Carolina Grace will host the Carnevale Rosa di Firenze.

This fundraising event will raise monies for the Healing Dragons team, which will be participating in the 2018 International Breast Cancer Paddlers’ Commission (IBCPC) Participatory Festival.

The international race is held every four years, and this July it will be in Florence, Italy, 120 teams from around the world are expected to attend.

“Carnevale Rosa di Firenze will be unlike any other event in our area as the Carolina Grace will be transformed into a festive, celebratory and fun floating venue for this unique fundraising event,” said Marlah Ebert, president of the Healing Dragons team and co-captain of their Florence team.  “Where else can you watch an amazing sunset with 100 other non-profit supporters while floating on Lake Norman in March?!”

Ivester Jackson agent Pam Boileau, VP and Secretary for the team and event says “Healing Dragons is a dragon boat racing team for cancer survivors and supporters. However, it is our breast cancer survivors that are going to Florence. The entire Boat, 22 team members, have to be breast cancer survivors.” Pam will be heading to Florence with the team and this is her 8th year participating.

Lake Norman Luxury Yacht Charters debuted the Carolina Grace in September 2017 and the charter company selected Healing Dragons as one of the non-profit organizations they will support this year through their non-profit organization, Charters for Charity.

The night will feature all things Italian, including food, entertainment, and décor. A silent auction and raffle will feature items like custom designed jewelry, local hotel stays, restaurant gift certificates, and tickets to the Opera.

Event tickets are on sale for $100 per person and are limited to the first 100 sold.

If you’re interested in attending this event which will be held Sunday, March 4th 3 – 6 PM please contact:

Pam Boileau 704-905-0366

@Pamb@ivesterjackson.com

Donations can be made to Healing Dragons Inc.

More Information About Healing Dragons:

Press Release: Courtesy of HealingDragons

Founded in 2009, Healing Dragons’ mission is to “inspire, encourage and support survivors of all cancers to triumph over the disease.” Through the collective and collaborative efforts of the team, the sport of dragon boating and team members and supporters’ commitment to health, mental and physical wellbeing, the non-profit’s goal is to improve cancer survivors’ quality of life. Education and community involvement are also a part of the organization’s vision.

The team practices on Mountain Island Lake and annually participates in at least six races throughout the southeast. Each year, the team kicks off its season in May at the Asian Festival on Lake Norman. Healing Dragons of Charlotte is sanctioned as a 501(c)3 non-profit organization.

About the Sport of Dragon Boating

Dragon boating is the fastest growing water sport in North America. The sport has been in existence for over 2,000 years and as history goes, the earliest races were in China and were rooted in training for naval warfare. Moving forward to the 1970s, the British-controlled government of Hong Kong started dragon boat racing as a way to attract tourism. Interest traveled throughout Europe, Asia and Canada with local festival races being held.

Dragon boats are human-powered watercraft.  Traditional dragon boats are 40 feet in length with ten seats, the 22 team members include side by side paddlers, a drummer/caller and steersperson. There are also ten person boats.  The length of races vary by venue and race conditions but typically range from 250 meters to a 2,000-meter finale.

In 1996, Don McKenzie, a sports medicine specialist in Canada, started the first breast cancer survivor team called “Abreast in A Boat.” It was his belief, and his research confirmed, that the sport would benefit breast cancer survivors through upper body and core strength training, lessening of lymphedema symptoms, team member support, commitment to wellness and the social aspects of being part of a team. In a very short period of time, the IBCPC was founded and now, over 166 teams from five continents are part of this organization. The organization’s international dragon boat festival will be held in Florence, Italy from July 6-8, 2018 and 120 teams, from throughout the world, will participate.

The Healing Dragons team welcomes new members and provide training. They encourage all cancer survivors and supporters to join and will start practices in late March/April depending on weather. Team members do not need to commit to the races.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ivester Jackson Christie’s | August Significant Sales

By: Lee Steinour – Digital Marketing Manager

Ivester Jackson Christie’s International Real Estate Significant Sales for August 2017.

19446 Peninsula Shores Drive, Cornelius

$3,225,000

Agent: Lori Ivester Jackson


7349 Webbs Chapel Cove Court, Denver 
$1,085,000
Agent: Susan Dolan

 

 

 


419 Gladelynn Way, Waxhaw
$1,450,000
Agents: Lisa McCrossan & Cindy Castano Swannack

 

 


239 Kimberly Road, Davidson
$1,475,000   

Listing Agent: Emily Duke
Selling Agent: Colleen Ludington

 


105 Conway Court, Mooresville
$2,675,000
Agents: Doris Nash and Jessica Simpson

Christie’s Charlotte Homes For Sale & Real Estate

Agents in the Community – Back to School

By: Lee Steinour – Digital Marketing Manager

Supporting Local Schools

As students head back to school they’ll be surrounded by teachers, staff, and parents all there to help them navigate the new year along with new challenges.

Boosterthon Fundraiser at JV Washam Elementary

Ivester Jackson Christie’s agent Melissa Turney is one of those parents positively influencing students at both JV Washam Elementary School and Bailey Road Middle School in Cornelius, North Carolina.

Making a Difference

Melissa Turney – Broker Ivester Jackson Christie’s

Melissa says “I strongly believe that providing children with a great educational experience is one of the most important opportunities in our community and our society.  Through volunteering at two of our local schools, I have seen the difference we can make in the teachers and students lives with just a little bit of time and effort.”

For seven years Melissa has been dedicating her time in many different roles at J.V. Washam; including as Room Parent, Committee Chair for 5th Grade Promotion, Family Nights Out Chair, & Teacher Appreciation Chair.  She’s also served on the board as VP of Volunteers, President, and Past President.

She says “This will be my last year at JV Washam and I will really miss the staff and the school.”

Technology, Playgrounds, and Celebrations

During her time volunteering at JV Washam Melissa has helped raise more than $40,000 each year through fundraising efforts. She’s also worked with the board to purchase school technology, makeover the Media Center and build a playground.

International Night at Bailey Road Middle School

At Bailey Road Middle Melissa served as VP of School Support on the PTSA board last year where she helped to support the teachers and students through Teacher Appreciation events, Honor Roll Celebrations, End of Year Parties, & ACE Awards…. she’ll continue serving in the same role this year.

When she’s not volunteering, Melissa is busy helping home buyers find their dream home and she’s dedicated to helping sellers achieve their real estate goals. She is passionate about providing impeccable service to her clients and assisting them during the entire process from contract to closing and beyond.

You can learn more about Melissa Turney and view some of IvesterJackson’s most recent listings.

Ivester Jackson|Christie’s Significant Sales

The Charlotte real estate is hot this year.

We kicked off 2017 running and haven’t slowed down.

Take a look at some of our “Significant Sales” at Lake Norman and Charlotte.

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January – 

9011 Pine Laurel Drive, Weddington

$1,000,000

Lisa McCrossan


 

9800 Sedgefield Drive

9800 Sedgefield Drive, Waxhaw

$1,375,000

Betsy Stec Market


 

8608 Waxhaw Creek Road, Waxhaw

$1,265,000

Cindy Castano Swannick

Master Bedroom (1)


 

16334 Belle Isle Drive, Cornelius

$3,250,000

Lori Jackson

Tracy Davis


 

February –


8430 Double Eagle Gate Way, Charlotte

$950,140

Kim Raymond


 

8608 Waxhaw Creek Rd, Waxhaw

$1,265,000

Cindy Castano Swannack


 

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March –

185 Tuskarora Trail, Mooresville

$1,525,000

Emily Duke

Doris Nash


 

1623 scotland den

1623 Scotland Avenue, Charlotte

$1,325,000

Kim Raymond

 


 

473 Hempstead Place, Charlotte

$2,885,000

Matthew Paul Brown


 

16922 Green Dolphin Lane, Cornelius

$1,400,000

Lori Jackson


 

16304 Belle Isle Drive, Cornelius

$1,742,220

Lori  Ivester Jackson


 

April –   2124 sherwood

2124 Sherwood Avenue, Charlotte

$1,550,000

Tommy Ingram


 

1204 Mainsail Point, Cornelius

$1,650,000

Lori Ivester Jackson


 

16240 north point road

16240 North Point Rd, Huntersville

$1,260,000

Alison Smith


 

107 Vineyard Dr, Mooresville

$1,800,000

Doris Nash

Jessica Simpson


 

8149 Deep Water Lane, Denver

$1,300,000

Alison Smith

Tracy Davis


18204 Mainsail Pointe Drive, Cornelius

$1,650,000

Lori Ivester Jackson

Reed Jackson

 

 

 

 

 

Ivester Jackson I Christie’s Brokers Dominate 2016 Lake Norman Ultra Luxury Closing Activity

Ivester Jackson I Christie’s brokers have dominated the market of luxury homes listed at $2 million or above, representing sellers or buyers in a whopping 15 of the 24 closed transactions over the past year in the Lake Norman area.

Firm Records Highest Priced Transaction

The firm recorded Cornelius’s highest priced transaction (a 3.8 million dollar transaction in which it represented both the seller and an international buyer), as well as 9 of the 16 homes that sold over $2 million in Cornelius. Ivester Jackson I Christie’s agents Lori Ivester Jackson (6) and Tracy Davis (4) recorded multiple transactions in the ultra-luxury market with Bill Moore, Reed Jackson, and Patty Howe all involved in ultra luxury closings.

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Agents Dominate in Mooresville

In Mooresville, The firm once again dominated the action, closing 5 of the 7 homes above $2 million and 4 of the 6 in The Point. Doris Nash and Jessica Simpson led the way with 4 deals, while Annie Livingston, Alison Smith, and Lori Ivester Jackson all participated in ultra luxury closings.
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Highest West Shore Transaction

Over on the west shore, Ivester Jackson I Christie’s agent Laura Pegram represented an out of state buyer on that area’s highest value transaction, a $3 million dollar estate home with expansive views on Governor’s Island.
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All told, the firm’s agents participated in 63% of ultra luxury transactions at Lake Norman over the past 12 months.

The Roaring 20’s – PCF’s Annual Gala

Ivester Jackson / Christie’s International Real Estate is excited to be a gold sponsor again this year at The Peninsula Community Foundation’s annual fundraising event, “The Roaring Twenties Gala,” which will be held this weekend at The Peninsula Club at Lake Norman.

It will be a fun night filled with gangsters, silent screen stars, and flappers.

Ivester Jackson Christie's
Courtesy: The Peninsula Community Foundation

This annual fundraising gala will help raise money to support local organizations, improving the lives of those in need in our community.

Founded in 2001, The PCF slogan is “Neighbors Helping Neighbors,” it’s an all-volunteer organization serving North Mecklenburg County. “PCF brings people, capital, and ideas together to help local Lake Norman charities and the communities they serve.”

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Projects include; contributing money to help build Habitat homes, funding for The Ada Jenkins Center, improving the Hope House in Huntersville, and providing need-based college scholarships to students from North Mecklenburg public high schools.

This just touches on the work of PCF, they support many more charitable organizations, to learn more visit the PCF website.

Our agents are very involved in supporting our communties, you can find out more here.

 

Recent Significant Sales

20927 Bethelwood Lane – $2.75m  20927 bethelwood
Lori Ivester Jackson

20305 Enclave Oaks Court – $2.9
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Lori Ivester Jackson
Tracy Davis

16920 Harbor Master Cove – $3.8m
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Reed Jackson
Patty Howe
Lori Ivester Jackson

2838 Abersham Loop Road $1.675
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Lori Ivester Jackson
Alison Smith

16746 Belle Isle Drive $2.6
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Tracy Davis

19209 Hidden Cove $1.3

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Pam Boileau

235 Falmouth Rd  $2.3
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Doris Nash
Jessica Simpson

106 Greyfriars Rd $1.2
106 Greyfriars
Doris Nash
Jessica Simpson

2077 Willow Cove Lane  $995,000

207 willow cove
Susan Dolan

OPEN HOUSE WEEKEND: June 3 – 5

Friday – June 3rd

Kick off your weekend this afternoon with a Wine & Cheese Open House!

20635 Queensdale Drive

4:00 – 6:00 PM

20635 Queensdale Dr
20635 Queensdale Dr

Saturday – June 4th

18103 Harbor Light Blvd

1:00 to 3:00 PM

18103 Harbor Light Blvd
18103 Harbor Light Blvd

4813 Eddystone Drive
2:00 – 4:00 PM

4813 Eddystone Drive
4813 Eddystone Drive

Sunday – June 5th

Visit 2 beautiful homes near Cowan’s Ford Country Club!

1076 Shoreline Drive and 1018 Shoreline

1:00 – 3:00 PM

1076 Shoreline Drive
1076 Shoreline Drive

1018 Shoreline Drive
1018 Shoreline Drive

422 Catalina Dr

1:00 – 4:00 PM

422 Catalina Drive
422 Catalina Drive

 

Community Spotlight – The Peninsula Community Foundation

By Lee Steinour: Digital Marketing Manager

Ivester Jackson / Christie’s International Real Estate is excited to sponsor The Peninsula Community Foundation’s annual fundraising event, “Mardis Gras in November,” which will be held this weekend at The Peninsula Club at Lake Norman.

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This annual fundraising gala will help raise money to support local organizations, improving the lives of those in need in our community.

Founded in 2001, The PCF slogan is “Neighbors helping Neighbors,” it’s an all-volunteer organization serving North Mecklenburg County. “PCF brings people, capital, and ideas together to help local Lake Norman charities and the communities they serve.”

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Projects include; contributing money to help build Habitat homes, funding for The Ada Jenkins Center, improving the Hope House in Huntersville, and providing  need-based college scholarships to students from North Mecklenburg public high schools.

This just touches on the work of PCF, they support many more charitable organizations, to learn more visit the PCF website.

Read about other organizations we support around Charlotte.