Foundation Update: Jan/Feb. 2011

2010 Humanitarian Award winner announced By: Terri Marshall They have no office, no paid staff, no equipment to maintain, no overhead bills to pay … but they do have plenty of passion and commitment. They are Sharon Sanders and Wendy Tonetti of Kids First of the Carolinas, and Kids First was the recipient of the […]

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Meet Your President

Laurie Knudsen’s Bio Early years Born in Brooklyn. Grew up there and in Huntington, Long Island. The oldest of five children. Work Broker-in-charge (BIC), Ballantyne office of Helen Adams Realty. BIC with the same firm since 2004. General sales manager, same firm, 2006-present. BIC with Coldwell Banker Flouhouse/United, 1998-2004. Manager of the Year, Coldwell Banker […]

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Aric Beals Named 2010 Realtor® of the Year

Volunteer activities, support from  family help this Realtor® succeed By: Elizabeth Barnhardt The Charlotte Regional Realtor® Association named Aric Beals, GRI, the 2010 Realtor® of the Year at the Association/Carolina Multiple Listing Services, Inc. (CMLS) Holiday Awards Luncheon & Annual Meeting on Dec. 10. Beals is a 20-year veteran of the association and the 51st […]

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YPN does SouthPark

Group tours complex, learns about area development By: Mike Caesar The Young Professionals Network (YPN) held its final event of 2010 at the Park South Station condominium development in the SouthPark area. Attendees enjoyed food and drinks from both the development and sponsor Myers Park Mortgage, and learned about the area’s real estate and history […]

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Presidential party

Annual event reunites association presidents By: Tara Howie On Nov. 17, 2010, Past president Donna Anderson hosted the annual Past President’s Luncheon at Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steakhouse. All association past presidents were invited to attend the event in appreciation of their generous contributions of time and effort. This year, 20 past presidents were able […]

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Industry Notes

Agent/Agency Activity Keller Williams Realty SouthPark welcomes Deborah Calderon, Cereta Hazelton, Rob King and Jackie Young. Lake Norman Realty welcomes Jennifer Arens and Holly MacFalls to its Davidson Office. The firm also collected unwrapped toys for Toys for Tots for children in the area. The company was also honored in Charlotte Business Journal’s “Best Places […]

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New members

Welcome, October and November Charlotte Regional Realtor® Association members!  The association is honored to present its newest additions. The following joined the association in December 2010 and January 2011: Daniel Amato Rhonda Ardelean James Armstead Susan Axton Woodford Axton Pamela Badgley Melissa Baker Tara Boucher Daniel Brown Edith Butler Faith Cade Christy Chaffee Brenda Cline […]

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Free training for area parents

CMS Parent University strengthens partnership between home and school By: Jerri Hagler Executive Director Family and Community Services/Parent University Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools Being a parent is one of the most rewarding and sometimes the most challenging jobs anyone can have. It’s also a job that comes with little or no training or background. That’s why Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools […]

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What’s better than free?

5 software business tools available for use now By: Harman Gill As we move to an increasingly digitized world, software is becoming an even more important part of our lives. And, there’s a lot of software available for free. Check out the following ways to kick your technology use up a notch. 1. Open Office […]

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