6 Things Everyone Should Do When Moving Into a New House

When I bought my first house, my timing couldn’t have been better: The house closing was two weeks before the lease was up on my apartment. That meant I could take my time packing and moving, and I could get to know the new place before moving in. I recruited family and friends to help […]


October Events in the Queen City!

Everyone enjoys Fall in the Queen City – there are festivals, events, and things you must to do! So, grab your calendar and jot these down, you will not want to miss them! 1) Enjoy OPEN STREETS 704 (October 15) 2) Test your nerves at SCAROWINDS (Through October 29) 3) Step back in time at the annual […]


6 Tasks That Every Smart Homeowner Does in October

The temps are starting to drop; the smell of wood smoke is in the air. Temps are more chilly than warm. That’s when veteran homeowners know it’s time to do these six things if they want to avoid grief or overspending: #1 Buy Appliances Whisper to them. Do a rain dance. Whatever it takes to […]


Fall for Me = Conference Season!

I meant to write this earlier, I really did. (Inspired by the out-loud-and-on-the-edge commercial broker, Duke Long.) However, like most of you, I’ve either been busy with work and family or completely absorbed by staring at hurricane trackers and the devastation in Texas and Florida. But hey, a day late is better than not at […]


Scavenger Hunt Fun in the QC!

As you drive around Charlotte you will certainly notice the various art displays and sculptures. The Arts & Sciences Council has put together a “Public Art Walking Tour” that is a self-guided tour you may through Uptown to view the various displays. As you tour, you may listen to a 45-minute podcast, as well as follow […]


Lessons From An Uncomfortable Chair

My role model is Beverly Goldberg. Of all of the coffee mugs I have, it’s the most accurate gift I’ve received (of course, from my family).  Her kids call Beverly a ‘smother’ but honestly, she just personifies how strong the emotions are with those little people to whom you gave birth. Doesn’t matter how old […]


Welcome to the Queen’s Feast! Charlotte Restaurant Week July 21 – 30

Charlotte Restaurant Week is a nine-day celebration of culinary excellence designed to highlight premier dining experiences in nine counties around the Queen City. Over 130 restaurants are participating in this year’s event! During this dining extravaganza, participating restaurants offer special three-course menu options and fixed pricing ($30 or $35* depending on the restaurant), which gives […]


Leigh Brown & Associates Named Top Real Estate Team in North Carolina

RE/MAX Executive Realty is proud to announce that Leigh Brown & Associates, has been named a top real estate team in North Carolina. Leigh Brown & Associates was recently named one of the “Top Teams by Transaction Sides” (ranking 6th in North Carolina with 266 transactions) and one of the “Top Teams by Volume” (ranking […]


Broken Crayons? No Problem!

It happens every year… during the last few weeks of school. Children come home with all of their “leftover” (or unused) school supplies. Invariably there are notebooks, folders, a few pencils that do not have erasers, and crayons. LOTS of crayons. If your house is like ours, you can only use, maybe, about 30 crayons, […]