Itemizing agent Josh Tucker, of HM Properties’ Lake Norman workplace, instructed Inman the short sale had quite a bit to do with establishing the French-style chateau and drawing consideration to it forward of time.
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A mansion that has gone into the document books as the costliest sale in Charlotte, North Carolina, spent simply 4 days available on the market.
Often called Grand Lac Chateau, the 8.63-acre property overlooks North Carolina’s Lake Norman and is constructed within the model of conventional French castles. It was listed for $7.995 million on September 4 and, 4 days later, went below contract to a purchaser who in the end paid $7.5 million. That makes the deal, closed on October 4, the costliest house sale to ever happen within the Charlotte space thus far. The information was first reported by The Charlotte Weekly.
Itemizing agent Josh Tucker, of HM Properties’ Lake Norman workplace, instructed Inman that the short sale had quite a bit to do with establishing the property and drawing consideration to it forward of time.
“After we launched the property to the market, we wished it to make an enormous splash,” Tucker stated, including that they despatched it out to native media shops to have it featured locally. “We discovered a purchaser who was extraordinarily and a number of that was associated to timing however, on the identical time, we additionally did a number of strategic planning beforehand.”
It additionally helped that the castle-style house is a wonderful property — a winding tree-lined driveway and porte-cochere result in a ten,928-square-foot stone mansion with balconies, porches, excessive ceilings and eight fireplaces. Different facilities embrace a saltwater infinity pool overlooking the lake, a wine cellar, a visitor home and entry to a non-public seashore.
Architect JJ Barja of Elite Design Group designed it in 2015 whereas Augusta Properties from Cornelius constructed it.
Whereas getting a fast sale usually comes all the way down to a mixture of luck, location and the kind of home you may have, Tucker additionally recommends brokers put money into good photography and videography — the proper footage can wow a possible purchaser and do the promoting for an agent.
“We wished to be very ready for the day [the home] hit the market,” Tucker stated. “Pictures and video took a number of time however we wished to know that if there was any person on the market buying at this value level and with Lake Norman on their radar, they might see it.”