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How to Prep Your Home for Summer

Most of us have been waiting for summer since, well, last summer! The warm sun, drinks by the pool, and all of the outdoor activities make summertime ...

New CAMS and Sales Agents!

Khalilah Hasan, REALTOR® Khalilah Hasan is a REALTOR® who has lived in NC for 27 years, loves the Carolinas, and has been passionate about Real Esta ...

Checklist for Your First Rental Property

When you first start dreaming of buying your first rental property the feelings of jubilation, excitement, and motivation are at an all-time high. The ...

Habitat for Humanity Event

Henderson Properties Needs Your Help! We’re framing up a house on June 6th, and would love to partner with you to fund the framing day! We’ ...

Why It’s Important to Run Background Checks on Your Renters

If you oversee tenants, one of the most important things you can do it run background checks on all prospective renters. By doing so, you are not only ...

Home Security Gadgets That Will Make Your Home Sell Faster

Thinking about selling your home? It’s common to look for affordable ways to upgrade your home and improve curb appeal to attract more buyers ...

Top Gardening Tips for Charlotte Homeowners

If you’re going to start a garden, there are several things to consider before, during, and after the gardening season. Here are our some of our fav ...

Best Upgrades to Your Property Your Tenants Will Love

Maintenance and upkeep on a rental property in Charlotte can seem overwhelming and costly. At times, it may even make you wish you weren’t in charge ...

How to Make a Small Space Feel Big

If you are living in a downtown apartment, a dorm room, or just a small house, you know exactly what it feels like to occupy a small space. Fortunatel ...

Best Tips for Sprucing Up Your Community This Spring

Spring is in the air, so you may want to dust off the mower, fine-tune your weed whacker, and break out the cleaning supplies. Before you know it, it ...

Spring Cleaning Tips for a Happy Home

Is it that time of the year again already? As quickly as spring winds blow away the winter chill, cleaning time approaches. Get ready to crack those w ...

What Millennials Want in a Rental Property

In 2019, as many as 70% of millennials are renting a property while saving money for a home, and that number isn’t expected to change in the near fu ...

Income Tax Benefits for Investing in Real Estate

Build wealth. This is generally the real estate investor’s reason for investing, not necessarily to avoid taxes. Appreciation, income generation, an ...

Exclusively for Big League Real Estate Investors

For the intentional real estate investor building a portfolio, Henderson Properties invites you to join the Henderson Investment Group (HIG). Henderso ...

Henderson Properties Updates

Please join us in congratulating Krystal Rogers, Heather Todd and Chesney Jackson, who have all been promoted to the position of Team Lead for the Ass ...

Most Desired Features in Neighborhoods

When shopping for a home, you must remember that you aren’t just buying a home – you are buying a complete neighborhood. The features and amenitie ...

HOA Classes in March

The most effective resident is an educated one! Henderson Properties provides free classes for clients and the general public to empower you for great ...

Best 5 Tips for Having an Energy Efficient Rental Property

One of the challenges of owning rental property is finding ways to make your property more appealing when you are looking for new tenants. A rental pr ...

What Does My Community Manager Do? Clarifying the Manager’s Role…

Clarifying the Manager’s Role… Your community association employs a highly-qualified professional community manager. The Community manager oft ...

Best Tips for Negotiating Real Estate Deals

Negotiating a real estate transaction is not for the faint of heart. The amount of money on the line makes these transactions serious endeavors, and y ...

HOA Management Checkup for Your Community

HOA’s are an important part of suburban living. They help maintain neighborhood appeal in the real estate market, improve common areas, maintain bud ...

Top 3 Reasons We Are NOT Heading Towards Another Housing Crash

With home prices softening, some are concerned that we may be headed toward the next housing crash. However, it is important to remember that today’ ...

Top Neighborhoods in Charlotte to Own a Rental Property

Purchasing a rental property in Charlotte can be a fantastic investment. And in many cases, it can require a minimal amount of work. If you can find a ...

How to Keep Your Home Warm and Cozy During Winter

Don’t let the cold and dreary weather get to you. Instead, there are plenty of tricks to keep your home warm and inviting, even when it’s freezing ...

Upcoming First-Time Investor Seminar – January 31

Learn more about our upcoming seminar for first-time real estate investors!  For more information, contact Broker-in-Charge, Kevin McClave at s ...

What Expenses Are Involved in Moving?

Whether you are relocating to Charlotte, moving down the street or across the country, moving from one home to another involves a lot of work. Everyth ...

4 Things You Can Learn from Your Neighbor’s Home Sale

Is your neighbor getting ready to list a home for sale? While you may be sad (or glad) to see the neighbor go, this is an excellent time to pay attent ...

What You Need to Know About Home Improvements and Taxes

Are you tackling home improvement tasks in the New Year (or did you tackle some this past year)? Before you get too involved in the process, make sure ...

Gutter Cleaning Special!

Dirty Gutters? Leaves clog gutters, causing water to backlog and spill over the sides. Clean your gutters now before the winter storms! Pricing Based ...

Fall into Winter Safely

Fall means crisp air, autumn colors, sweaters and football season. It’s also a time when roads can be dangerous. Here are some tips to stay safe thi ...

Food Drive Going on Now!

Would you join us in providing meals to the hungry during our annual Food Drive for Second Harvest Food Bank of Metrolina? Second Harvest serves 700+ ...

It’s Time for an HOA Management Checkup

The New Year is coming. How effective is your HOA management team? If you haven’t taken a close look at what you are doing, it may be time to do ...

How Plat Maps Tell HOAs What to Do

It was budget season, and the board was trying to keep assessments from increasing more than the amount allowed without a vote of the homeowners. It w ...

5 Questions to Ask Your Mortgage Lender

Are you in the market for a new mortgage? Whether it’s your first one or you are refinancing again to get a better rate, you will want to make the r ...

4 Easy Ways to Add Colorful Curb Appeal

Update your home’s curb appeal with pops of color that add a cheerful touch this time of year. Get a Step Up with Railings Chipped, tired railin ...

Use These Tricks to Pay off Your Mortgage Faster

A 30-year mortgage can feel like a never-ending responsibility. If you are on a mission to get out of debt, your mortgage is included in your debt. Pa ...

Thanksgiving Events Happening in Charlotte, NC

Thanksgiving is all about celebrating all of life’s blessings and spending quality time with your loved ones. And to make things even better, there ...

Top Mistakes to Avoid When Buying in a Seller’s Market

Finding and purchasing a home requires a tremendous amount of time and effort. Even if you are working with an experienced real estate agent, you will ...

How to Make Your House a Smart Home

Everywhere you look, there are all sorts of new gadgets and features that can be implemented to create a smart home. From the home improvement shows y ...

Tips for Staging the Exterior of Your Home

The process of selling your home can be a daunting experience but there are different things that you can do in order to get a great offer in hand. St ...

How to Prepare Your Home Owners Association for Fall

Fall has arrived! It is now time for cooler weather, cozy sweaters, bonfires, pumpkins, apple picking, football, and everything else you love about th ...

Should You Buy or Rent a House?

Whether you are moving out of your parents’ home for the first time, relocating to a new city, or just looking for a change, there is one important ...

Charlotte, NC Real Estate Market Continues to Thrive

The Queen City has continually been on the rise over the last few years. Whether you are a young professional, growing family, or retired couple, the ...

5 Things I Wish I Knew When I Sold My First House

The process of selling your first house can seem like a roller-coaster ride. It’s thrilling to sell your first major purchase, and it’s even more ...

Extended Learning Labs for HOA Board Members

Henderson Properties offers free extended learning lab trainings for HOA Board Members, staff, and anyone interested in delving deep into pertinent to ...

Get to Know Your New Staff!

The Henderson Properties family continues to grow, with new managers in the Association and Rentals divisions and a new Leasing Consultant. Our staff ...

The Final Walk-Through Checklist

You are almost done! You have checked out numerous homes for sale, found a place that you love, negotiated on a fair price, and completed all the pape ...

After the Rain and Tariffs, Expect This for Your Property

Summer 2018 has been a very busy season for Henderson Properties. Continued growth in our Sales, Rental, HOA and Investment divisions resulted in a hi ...

Affordability Challenges Keep Millennials on the Sidelines

Sixty-three percent of millennials under 29 are challenged by the cost of homeownership, according to a CoreLogic and RTi Research study. The expense, ...

New Laws for HOAs in South Carolina

On May 17th, the South Carolina legislature passed significant legislation regulating various aspects of HOA governance and administration. There has ...

Favorite Charlotte Establishments to Bring Your Dog

Do you enjoy bringing your dog along when you go out in the evenings or on the weekends? While the Mecklenburg County Health Department may have made ...

Most Common Home Inspection Problems

You finally found a house that you love! It is in an ideal neighborhood, has just the right number of bedrooms, provides plenty of space for your fami ...

Henderson Properties Celebrates Grand Opening of New Corporate Office

Henderson Properties has moved their corporate office to a new, bigger office in Charlotte. A recent grand opening celebration introduced the communit ...

What Do I Need to Know about Budgeting for Community Expenses?

It’s that time of year… budget season has begun.  The budget is one of the most important documents and tasks within a common interest community. ...

Everything Parents Should Know About Their Mortgages

When you become a parent, making good financial decisions becomes even more important to you. After all, it’s not just your future on the line anymo ...

6 Reasons Why Your Home Isn’t Selling

“The market’s favoring sellers!” “Now is the time to sell!” These are all things that homeowners in Charlotte, NC are hearing. Yet when you ...

Common Home Improvements that Add Little Overall Value

One of the benefits of home renovations beyond the enjoyment they bring while you are living in the home is the fact that they add value to your home. ...

Top Things to Do This Summer in Fort Mill, SC

Looking for fun things to do this summer in the Fort Mill, SC area? We have you covered. South Carolina Ag + Art Tour Saturdays and Sundays throughout ...

Henderson Properties Moves Home Office & Sales Office

Henderson Properties is officially moved into the new Home Office at 3030 Latrobe Drive, Charlotte, NC 28211. After 18 years at the Norland Road locat ...

Best Tips for Homeowners When Building a House

Building a house is a thrilling time for any homeowner. When you have the opportunity to get involved with the design and construction of your future ...

Nora McGrath Joins Henderson Team as Association Division Manager

Norah McGrath Nora McGrath joins Henderson Properties as the new Association Division Manager. Nora is responsible for providing the leadership, manag ...

HOA Management Services in Fort Mill, SC

The thought of managing a homeowner’s association (HOA) can be daunting. With so many rules, regulations, considerations, and assessments to keep tr ...

New Henderson Properties Office Hours

Regular Office Hours Our offices are open the following times to serve you, except where noted on the Contact Page: Monday-Friday, 8:30am-5:30pm Sat ...

Important Checklist for Moving into a New Home

Congratulations! If you are moving into a new home in the near future, this is a very exciting time for you. Buying a home is a big deal. You have pro ...

Best Tips for Becoming an Outstanding Landlord

Becoming a landlord sounds like an ideal situation for many individuals. You locate the right property, purchase it for a reasonable price, find the p ...

Everything You Need to Know About the Blue Line Extension

The day is quickly approaching, and we couldn’t be more excited. The eagerly anticipated LYNX Blue Line Extension is scheduled to open this month. W ...

Top 11 New Bars and Restaurants Opening in Charlotte This Spring

Charlotte continues to grow and expand into an important economic hub, great things are happening in other areas of the city as well. As new businesse ...

Henderson Properties Home Office Prepares for Move

Have you heard? The Henderson Properties Home Office is moving! We’ve outgrown the space at 919 Norland Road in Charlotte, and now we’re headed to ...

Shelly Henderson Pens Henderson Story

  This year, Henderson Properties will celebrate 27 years of business. The corporate name may not have been around that long; however, Phil and ...
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