After months of market research, design ideas, surveys and meetings, Statesville NC has a new Logo, Brand and Tagline. It is fresh, bright and reflects well upon our city and I for one – Love it! Read our Brand Statement to see where the inspiration came from.
The City of Statesville, Downtown Statesville, Chamber of Commerce, Convention & Visitors Bureau and Greater Statesville Development Corporation all worked together on the project and all have a similar version of the logo for their use. In February, the brand was unveiled to the public as reported in the Statesville Record and Landmark article.
It is a great time to be a resident of Statesville. There are lots of exciting things happening in our community that I will be posting about in the very near future, including the new Downtown Streetscape project and lots of new businesses that are now calling Statesville home.
If you are considering moving to Statesville and would like additional information about our community or homes for sale in the Statesville area, visit my website at www.SonyaLeonardHomes.com for additional information and helpful links. Be sure to visit my Local Resources page and also the City of Statesville website.
Helpful Relocation Links:
Places to Stay in Statesville NC
Places to Eat in Statesville NC
About the City of Statesville
Greater Statesville Chamber of Commerce
Downtown Statesville Development Corp
Statesville Visitors Bureau
Iredell – Statesville Schools
Homes for Sale in Statesville
How to Purchase a HUD home
In recent months, there was a huge backlog of HUD homes that were held up for closing in NC and changes were made to try and streamline the entire process. There are now three main asset management companies that handle HUD homes in NC and they in turn designate local firms as listing agents. The online sites to preview the homes are now:
Bids must be submitted through an authorized agent. The first 30 days of a HUD listing is open to Owner Occupied Buyers only and investors after day 30.. They also have a program that offers discounts to police, teachers, firefighters and EMT’s call the Good Neighbor Next Door where they can purchase a home for only $100 down and get 50% off the HUD list price.
Some new changes include:
Properties will now be listed daily.
7 day period for "special" buyer types (Good Neighbor)
30 day Owner Occupant Period
No bids opened until day 10
For homes that cannot be insured by HUD, bidding is open to all on day 6
At this time, closings have still been delay while HUD secures a new closing attorney. If you are interested in purchasing a HUD home, I can guide you through and help answer any questions.
Go to: www.HudHomeStore for additional information on HUD homes.
For a weekly list of Distressed properties and HUD homes in Iredell County and surrounding areas, sign up on my website. My list goes out every friday and includes some other great tips and market news or go directly to my search link.