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New construction is booming in the Triangle area. With new homes sales going at a brisk pace, some buyers are worried they will lose their favorite lot or the one house under construction that meets all their needs. Here are some reasons having a buyer’s agent is extremely important for new cons...
Timely Gardening Tips   As you make the rounds of your garden, clip away faded flowers of plants that make seed including crepe myrtle, rhododendron and azalea to help develop more flower buds for next season’s bloom.   Dig Flower Bulbs –As soon as foliage dies down, dig tulips, Dutch iris, narci...
                          When The Ants Go Marching In...   Most of us don’t want to share a home with ants, but we don’t want to douse the place with insecticide to keep them out, either. Here are a few natural treatments to keep ants at bay:   Cinnamon. Place a few cinnamon sticks where you sp...
When it comes time to buying the house of your dreams, your judgment may be clouded by the anticipation that comes with owning your own home. Instead of renting and having a landlord to answer to, you are going to be the one in complete control. Read on to learn about some things you can look fo...
When you make the decision to sell or buy a home, you are making one of the most important decisions you are going to make in your life. However, many people often overlook the importance of finding a real estate professional who is going to work for their needs. Many agents are chose by nothing...
I am amazed at how often Peeps are mentioned as people get ready for the Easter holiday. Mass Production:  Peeps were a product of the Rodda Candy Company.  In 1953 Just Born candy company purchased the Rodda Candy Company.  Peeps turn 60 years old this year! Bob Born of Just Born loved the way t...
We are continuing to see increased real estate activity in the Raleigh-Durham NC area. I was especially pleased to read in REwired (originally by MOVOTO) that Apex, North Carolina and Cary, North Carolina are noted in the “Top 10 Safest Suburbs in America”. Here is the full list: 1. Carmel, India...
Many homeowners are asking me what things do they have to do to sell their home in the current market. They are seeing sales increase in their own neighborhoods and they are comparing features in those houses with their own. While some of my recommendations are price range specific, there are so...
Low utility bills are something every homeowner and home buyer wants. There are two forms of power that are available that have tax credits and other discounts available for new systems and help save on monthly utility costs. Solar In November 2013, Raleigh approved a program called “Solarize Ral...
Engagement Decisions.  For engaged couples, planning a wedding date and location are the first decisions. At some point during the engagement the couple starts discussions about where they are going to live after the wedding. Two Properties? These days the couple often owns two properties and so...

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