AL DICKENS

Realtor® / Broker in North Carolina / South Carolina

704.201.9734 cell phone
adickens@cottinghamchalk.com

PERSONAL STATEMENT

I so enjoy working with buyers and sellers to help them navigate all of the various aspects of a real estate transaction. One of my greatest pleasures occurs at closing: watching sellers enjoy the fruits of a productive sale or seeing the joy of buyers as they receive the keys to their dream home.

ACHIEVEMENTS & DESIGNATIONS

  • National Association of Realtors®
  • North Carolina Association of Realtors®
  • Charlotte Regional Realtor® Association

  • Graduate of the Realtor Institute (GRI)
  • Served on the Grievance Committee of CRRA
  • Served on the Professional Standards Committee of CRRA
  • Served on the Board of Directors of CMLS
  • Co-founder of Dickens Mitchener & Associates real estate firm
  • Licensed Broker in both North and South Carolina since 1987
  • Certified Military Specialist

PERSONAL INFO

  • Born in Morganton, N. C.
  • BS Degree in Mechanical Engineering from North Carolina State University

  • MBA Degree from University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
  • Board of Directors for Myers Park Country Club
  • Board of Visitors for Lees McRae College
  • Volunteer at Habitat for Humanity, Meals on Wheels, Urban Ministry
  • Past Member of Charlotte Hornets Nest Kiwanis Club
  • Contributor to the World of God educational program in Bayonnais, Haiti
  • Obtained Eagle Scout and God & Country awards in the Boy Scouts
  • Member and volunteer at Myers Park United Methodist Church
  • Enjoy spending time with family, traveling, playing golf and painting

FUN FACTS

  • I’m proud to work at Cottingham Chalk because of the support, caring for agent’s success, the leadership team and their emphasis on the “Golden Rule”.

  • Charlotte is a progressive city with lots to offer.

  • Some favorite vacation spots of mine are the mountain area around Blowing Rock and the beaches at Litchfield by the Sea.

  • During my free time I enjoy playing golf and spending time with my family.

  • I enjoy sketching and painting landscapes and seascapes.

ABOUT ME

I came to Charlotte in 1971 after obtaining a BS degree in Mechanical Engineering from North Carolina State University and an MBA from UNC-Chapel Hill. After a career in sales of high-tech process equipment, I began my real estate profession with Cottingham Chalk & Associates in 1987. For thirty-one years, I worked in real estate brokerage in NC and SC, property management, house renovation, and finally, began and operated my own successful real estate company. I concentrate on serving the senior market in real estate but also help buyers and sellers of all ages.

One of my greatest pleasures occurs at closings: watching sellers enjoy the fruits of a productive sale or seeing the joy of buyers as they receive the keys to their dream home. Friends call me a true people person who enjoys helping other people, and a real estate vocation provides an outlet for this passion.

I enjoy serving others in many ways in Charlotte. This has lead me to volunteer at Habitat for Humanity, Meals on Wheels, Urban Ministry, Kiwanis Club, and other organizations. I have served the real estate community as a member of the Grievance and Professional Standards Committees of the Charlotte Regional Realtor Association and the Board of the Charlotte Multiple Listing Service. In addition, I have served on the Board of Visitors of Lees McRae College and Myers Park Country Club. I attend Myers Park Methodist Church.

Charlotte’s vibrant atmosphere reflects my enjoyment in living here. Sporting events, the Arts, restaurants, and parks provide a variety of activities. Charlotte’s proximity to the beach and mountains adds to the attraction of living here. Personally, I love to play golf, go on outings with family, and cheer on my favorite sports’ teams. I love to paint, especially landscapes!

2401 Sharon Lane
$1,850,000   Under Contract - No Show
Subdivision: Foxcroft

This grand historic home overlooks the future community of "Foxcroft Place". Classic features of 1920's architecture: high ceilings, wood floors, impressive millwork, three fireplaces, and an abundance of beautiful windows. Lovely setting with a raised rear terrace, pool, and pergola. The kitchen is large enough to include a keeping room. Welcoming two story front porch. Enter the wide front-to-back foyer that is flanked by the formal living and dining rooms. A wood panelled study is adjacent to the spacious, sunny huge family room. Third floor rec room. This lot can accommodate a detached garage with carriage house above. Please note that the owner receives a 50% property tax credit due to its historic designation as the McNinch House. Its 3 acre lot will be subdivided this summer. 8 residences will be constructed to create the new Foxcroft Place community. This lot will be approximately .6 acres.

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Basic Information

MLS#: 3714729
Price: $1,850,000
Square Footage: 4793
Bedrooms: 4
Bathrooms: 2.1
Acreage: 0.61
Year Built: 1926
Type: Single Family Residence
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Listing agent: Lucy Butler

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Listing courtesy of: Cottingham Chalk

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