October 29, 2019

Calling All Old-House Fans! Circa 1914 Restoration Project! $100K Under Tax Value!

The pursuit of living in a historic home - whether the chase involves a restoration or an investigation of the structure’s past - is a story to be told. Thankfully for us old-house fans, Greg Rapp of Wallace Realty has his finger on the pulse of the vintage home scene in the Salisbury / Rowan County, North Carolina area . . . and there is always a new story ready to unfold and he is spreading the word!

Welcome to 501 Main Street, in China Grove, North Carolina. This sprawling circa 1915 home is a true restoration project.

It needs just about everything. But, the 3000+ square foot home can boast a new architectural roof, along with some beautiful mill work, mantles and original features including 12+ foot ceiling height on first floor. With (4) bedrooms and baths, this home might offer some special opportunities!

The home is located within the Town of China Grove's Central Business zoning which includes residential use as a "special requirement". Central Business Zoning allows live/work and offices and/or a variety of many other uses.

Home needs a complete rehab. Yes, this once-grand historic home needs everything, but it's priced at $100,000 under tax value (at just $79,900 with consideration for the work it needs!!)!  Quick, grab your tool box and elbow grease . . . this house needs you!

While budgets may vary (and we'll admit that some restorations can be bajillion-dollar projects), there are many diamonds-in-the-rough whose restoration budgets can be realistic.

There is one thing us old-house fans have in common: an unwavering passion for old houses and a dedication to their rehabilitation. Call Realtor® Greg Rapp now to make your pursuit of living in a historic home come to fruition: 704.213.6846

501 N Main Street

China Grove NC 28023-2535
CMLS #3515055

Greg Rapp 
Wallace Realty Co. 
704 213 6846 Mobile 
704 636 2021 Office 

October 17, 2019

After Low Ball Offers - Farmette Sold at Top Dollar!

When opportunity knocks, sometimes you need to be wearing work boots and overalls with your sleeves rolled up! Realtor® Greg Rapp presented just that opportunity with the 6.48 acre farmette at 2110 Grubb Ferry RoadYes, the house needed work, and lots of it, including a new roof and HVAC (the heat was inoperable - and AC iffy) - but the home has good bones. But the best part? This property was priced at almost $50K under tax value!!!

This circa 1938, 1,316 s.f. home and farmette at 2110 Grubb Ferry Road in Salisbury NC was loaded with potential. And the potential must have been visible . . . because Rapp received several offers, but low and lower - each refused by the buyer. Folks said Rapp and his client were 'nuts' for not accepting the low-ball offers, but agent and buyer stuck to their guns and today the sale on the house is CLOSED at just $10,100 below asking price.

This home, with some elbow grease, will be a country show place. The moral of the story: Work with the real estate agent that recognizes the value of your property.  That real estate agent is Greg Rapp / Wallace Realty: 704.213.6846 Make that call and list your property wtih Greg Rapp this season. "Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work."

Call or text Realtor® Greg Rapp: 704.213.6846 and get your property SOLD!

2110 Grubb Ferry Road
Salisbury NC 28144
$87,500 SOLD

Greg Rapp 
Wallace Realty Co. 
704 213 6846 Mobile 
704 636 2021 Office 

October 15, 2019

Spacious Rooms and Privacy in this All Brick Home - FOR SALE!

In the North Main Neighborhood of Salisbury, North Carolina, you'll find this charmer on a nearly .5 acre (.43) fenced lot!!!  This 1,893 square foot, circa 1948, 1.5 story brick home offers features galore!

You'll be most impressed by the open floor plan, natural light, and spacious rooms as soon as you enter 215 W. 12th Street.  The large dining room and living room flow into one another with attractive arched doorways with bright hardwood moldings and beautiful hardwood floors, glossed to a high sheen!  A picture window in the living room streams natural daylight, while a beautiful gas fireplace in the connected dining area enhances these open and airy rooms.

The pretty pale grey kitchen has a wonderful corner built-in and removable banquette seating.

A private rear patio area just outside the kitchen door is the perfect spot to enjoy spring and fall morning coffee or evening al fresco dining.

The sun room is an enclosed porch and would be perfect for a home office or breakfast room, complete with a broken-terrazzo floor. The back yard features a wonderful raised bed garden area and outbuilding, all fenced in!

This pretty house was once offered three small bedrooms, but is now a 2-bedroom/2-bath home.

Owners converted two of the bedrooms into a large, welcoming Master Suite with a spacious private bath.

(The space could easily be reconverted to a 3 bedroom home.)

Just look at the incredible floor space in this expansive room!

A second bedroom and second bath room round out the first floor.

Note that the second bath nicely conveniently houses a stacking washer and dryer, creating a wonderful laundry nook!

Permanent stairs lead to a large attic that could be remodeled into living space.

Just when you think you've seen it all, take a trip to the basement level . . . a large dry area perfect for for storage or a workshop . . . and . . . it has its own outside entrance!

And now that we're outside, check out the newly poured (2017) concrete driveway and front walkway. The pretty walk leads to the beautifully landscaped front entrance and rocking chair porch with broken-terrazo tile flooring.

215 W. 12th Street is just blocks from downtown Salisbury's unique shopping, fun and varied restaurants (Italian, Thai, Vietnamese, Pizza, and sandwich shops!), two community theaters, and soon to come . . . a downtown central park! Closer to the home, the beautiful Hurley Park and City Park are great for leisurely walks.

Come take a look! Call Realtor® Greg Rapp for YOUR showing! 704.213.6846 - call or text today!

215 W. 12th Street
Salisbury NC 28144
CMLS #3558852

Greg Rapp 
Wallace Realty Co. 
704 213 6846 Mobile 
704 636 2021 Office 

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