Author: Allen Tate Companies

28 Jan 2011

Indoor Air Quality

During the winter months, we often find ourselves cooped up inside, huddled away from the cold and wintry weather, with few activities to lure us outdoors. This is a good time to think about the air we breathe indoors, and how it is affecting our health and our environment.

According to the Environmental Protection Agency, indoor air can be 10 to 100 times more polluted than outdoor air. Asthma rates have doubled in the past 20 years.

 

Minimizing Indoor Air Pollution

The first step to breathing clean air is to reduce indoor air pollution. Unfortunately, some of the very things that create a homey ambiance are big contributors to making us sick. Plug-in air fresheners, candles, carpeting, and paint can all emit chemicals that can trigger asthma attacks or other breathing difficulties.

12 Jan 2011

Knox Realty Joins Allen Tate Realtors®

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (January 12, 2011) – Two of the region’s most well-respected real estate families are now one. Allen Tate Realtors announced today that it has joined forces with Knox Realty, Inc., a 37-year-old, full-service real estate firm located in downtown Davidson, N.C.

Allen Tate is the Carolinas’ largest real estate company, leading in listings and sales volume. The Allen Tate Company was founded in 1957 by H. Allen Tate, Jr. as a one-man, one-location real estate and insurance business, and currently operates 37 branches in the Charlotte, Triad, Triangle and Upstate S.C. regions.  The Allen Tate Family of Companies also offers mortgage, insurance, title, relocation and home services.

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