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ORIGINAL LAKE HOUSE

ORIGINAL LAKE HOUSE Article & Photo from Lake Norman Magazine photos, May 2005  by Eloise D. Morano, Associate Broker, Lake Realty. Like most people moving to Lake Norman, young Diana Dunlap could barely contain her excitement. One big difference, though: there was no...

Ospreys Nests on Norman

NESTING ON NORMAN Volunteers Build Nests for Lake Norman Ospreys Article & photos by Eloise D. Morano, Associate Broker, Lake Realty Their uninvited guests were back. Summer ‘08 marked the 4th year their visitors had dropped a scraggly pile of sticks onto the deck of...

LAW ON LAKE NORMAN

LAKE LAW More Than 30 Years of Keeping Our Waters SafeBy Eloise D. Morano, Associate Broker, Lake Realty “It’s embarrassing to say, but there was no enforcement in the early days on the 535 miles of Lake Norman Real Estate Shoreline when all this started,” says...

GRAPES BY LAKE NORMAN

GRAPE STORY Couple’s Vineyard& Winery Firmly Rooted in Old World TraditionPhoto & Article by Eloise D. Morano, Associate Broker, Lake Realty The owners of Daveste Vineyards in Troutman, Dave and Ester DeFehr, have been married over 40 plus years, and the name of their...

Why buy a new construction home?

But with a new construction home you get: • Brand new everything! • Finishes you want (fixtures, paint colors, etc.) • Design that fits your lifestyle • Maximum energy efficiency • Everything built to current code • An extended warranty (equals peace of mind) There is...

Welcome to Cornelius NC

Cornelius is a small town located along 54 miles of shoreline on Lake Norman.  Founded in 1893, originally called “Liverpool”, the name was changed to Cornelius to honor Joseph Benjamin Cornelius, the man who supplied money to open the towns cotton mill.

Welcome to Davidson NC

Davidson is a small town on Lake Norman in northern Mecklenburg County of North Carolina.  In 2016 the estimated population was 12,452.  The town was founded in 1837 when the Presbyterian Davidson College was established.

Welcome to Huntersville

Huntersville is the first Lake Norman town in Mecklenburg County, north of Charlotte, North Carolina.  According to the 2015 census the population was 52,704 making the town the 17th largest municipality in North Carolina.

Golf Article – Verdict Ridge

Golf Article – Verdict Ridge By Ron Krueger Frank Free asked me to tell you about some of my favorite courses in the area. The variety of good golf courses around here was a great surprise for me when I move onto Lake Norman. The reason Frank...

Lake Norman

Lake Norman Lake Norman is a friendly and warm community. There is always something to do. If you love the water then you have found the right place! You can go paddle boarding, jet skiing, kayaking, take your boat out for a lovely cruise or...

Two Story Fort Playhouse

Two Story Fort Playhouse This two-story fort playhouse will be loved by young and old.  It also offers flexibility. You can close in the bottom and add doors for a storage shed while the kids have the top as a playhouse. (which is where they...

Pizza – Did You Know

Pizza - Did You Know LOVE PIZZA? GET TO KNOW MORE ABOUT PIZZAS or THE IMPORTANCE OF PIZZAS AND WHY THEY ARE POPULAR A Pizza is a flatbread which is generally oven based and is often served with cheese and tomato source. HISTORY OF PIZZA The...

Why Hire a Wedding Planner

Why Hire a Wedding Planner By Jennifer King As the New Year approaches wedding planners across the country are getting ready for what they consider their booking season.  With Christmas and the thought of new beginnings many guys out there are...

Welcome to Mooresville NC

Welcome to Mooresville NC Welcome to Mooresville, NC Mooresville is a large town located in Iredell County, North Carolina.  It is a fast-growing part of the Charlotte-Metro area. The population as of 2016 was 36,543 making it the largest...

Building a Log Home

Building a Log Home Building a Log Home – One Lincoln Log at a Time By Eloise Morano, Broker, Lake Realty I love the natural feel of a log home; the hand-hewn elements and the tremendous solidity of the logs gives you a feeling like no other. I...

History of Lake Norman

History of Lake Norman Lake Norman is an "inland sea" with a surface area of approximately 32,500 acres. It was named after former Duke Power president Norman Cocke, Lake Norman is the controlling lake in the Catawba Basin and is almost as...

Lake Levels Lake Norman NC

Lake Levels Lake Norman NC For those looking to buy on the lake or use the lake for recreational purposes, we often get asked questions about the lake levels on Lake Norman. Today we are going to provide you with some insight into lake levels...