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    How Opendoor is changing the game in real estate – Charlotte Business Journal

    When real estate company Opendoor set foot in the Charlotte market almost two months ago, it brought with it a new, technology-driven transaction experience. Opendoor’s latest offering involves the all-day open house, which allows potential buyers to view a home on their own schedule between the hours of 6 a.m. and 9 p.m. Buyers can sign up on the Opendoor app, and when they are ready to enter a home, the app syncs with a GPS location and sends a code to unlock the door. Potential buyers must be registered and verify their identity for added safety purposes. Opendoor also invests in security systems to monitor any activity at the…

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    Tourists stunned as 5-foot shark hunts for food just feet off popular NC beach | Charlotte Observer

    Emerald Isle was just named North Carolina’s best beach by USAToday, but its image is taking a beating online, after a video surfaced of a 5-foot shark flopping around just feet from the sand. The 40-second video was posted Tuesday on Facebook by WRAL and is credited to someone named Nellie who said she filmed it at the popular resort town on Bogue Banks Island. It had been viewed nearly 64,000 times in three hours and shared nearly 2,000 times Tuesday. The shark is first seen about 5 or 6 feet out and appears to be following something parallel to the beach. It stops, struggles to turn around in the…

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    Stunning Homes On The Market Near Charlotte

    Patch has pulled together a list of some of the most gorgeous homes for sale on the market right now in the Charlotte metro area. To view more photos of these homes, you can click on the blue hyperlink below each house and find more information on our partner site, Realtor.com. Want to learn about what’s for sale in your neighborhood? You may find your own hidden treasure or bargain home on the Charlotte Real Estate page. Here are this week’s picks for beautiful homes on the market in the area: 1709 Chatham Ave, Charlotte, North Carolina Price: $949,000 A new four-bedroom home is on the market in Plaza Midwood…

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    Stalled apartments in a huge Blue Line development are getting new life, fresh design | Charlotte Observer

    A plan to build hundreds of apartments wrapped around a parking garage in uptown Charlotte has restarted with a new design on a prominent site adjacent to the Blue Line extension. The project, by Levine Properties, was delayed after the developer decided to redesign the building last year, adding more floors and apartments. First announced in 2015, it was planned to be a wood-framed apartment, five floors tall with 254 units. The building will now total 11 floors of steel and concrete, completely wrapping the parking garage, with 428 apartments. The amount of ground floor retail space, initially planned at 900 square feet, will now total 4,200 square feet, leaving…

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    Princess Charlotte Will Make History When Her New Royal Sibling Arrives

    Princess Charlotte‘s position for the crown won’t be affected by the arrival of her potential little brother. For the first time in history, a female royal’s spot in line to the throne won’t be bumped by the arrival of a male. Thanks to the Succession to the Crown Act 2013, birth order determines who will become the next king or queen of the U.K., regardless of gender. Had it not been in place, Charlotte, 2, would have lost her spot if Kate Middleton gave birth to a boy. The legislation was first passed while Princess Kate was pregnant with Charlotte’s brother Prince George, now 4. It affects all royals born…