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Friday, November 2, 2018   /   by Rick Devine

A House Buying Guide for Single Women

A House Buying Guide for Single Women


Buying a home as a single woman can be hard. Not only do you only have one income, which can make getting a mortgage reasonably difficult, but even saving up a down payment can be troublesome. Plus, women generally make less than most men, according to Business Insider. This can make things even more complicated for women looking to buy a home by themselves. However, don’t let these statistics scare you. There are numerous ways to make purchasing a home easier every step of the way.


Assess Your Budget


Your first step before you even consider buying a home should be to carefully look at your current budget. Budgeting for a home can be tough on one income, but is not impossible. Generally, you don’t want your mortgage payment to be more than 25 percent of your gross monthly income. However, especially on one income, you should be careful not to bite off more than you chew. Dave Ramsey recommends taking a careful look at ...

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Wednesday, March 28, 2018   /   by Jennifer Lee

Spring is here! Here are some of our favorite parks to explore...

Freedom Park


Take the dog, the kids and a picnic. This park has so much to offer!


1900 East Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28203-582 704-432-4280





Little Sugar Creek Greenway


Great place for a walk.


East 7th Street to East Morehead Street, Charlotte, N704-336-3854





Squirrel Park


Awesome park on the green-way. You can even walk to downtown Matthews and have a glass of wine or a bite to eat. 


1631 Pleasant Plains Rd, Matthews, NC 28105    704-708-1260 





McDowell Nature Center and Preserve


Check out the trails!


15222 York Rd, Charlotte, NC 28278-5827704-583-1284





Lake Norman State Park


Walk along the lake


Lake Norman State Park, Charlotte, NC 28078704-380-1213





Reedy Creek Dog Park


We can't forget about our pups! This is an awesome off leash dog park. No kids under 12 are aloud in but there's plenty for them to do in Reedy Park. 


2900 Rocky River Rd, Charlotte ...

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