Amy Shair's Blogs

Follow me
By
Real Estate Agent - Cary Apex Durham NC Referrals - eXp Realty - 142349
Amy Shair, Award Winning Agent - Cary and Durham NC Real Estate
RECENT BLOG POSTS
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...
04/14/2014
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...
03/11/2014
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...
01/12/2014
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...
01/02/2014
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...
11/20/2013
For many years, water heaters have not changed. You had a round cylinder in your closet, attic, crawlspace or garage. It was either powered by electricity or gas and the burners kept the water in the tank hot for washing dishes or taking a shower. Tankless Water Heater.  The newest technology in...
06/09/2013
  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...
03/29/2013
Many people are receiving notices of increasing insurance premiums for their homeowners and auto insurance. You can get quality insurance at a reasonable rate if you know how to shop for insurance. Not all companies are offering the same options so it is important to shop around to get the best c...
03/05/2013
Whether you just bought a house or are getting ready to re-arrange a room, touch-up painting is inevitable. Even if you just had your house painted, small marks can show up from additional work that was done or re-positioning your furniture back into the rooms. All of us have gone into a home whe...
02/10/2013
  Photo courtesy of Cohesion Environmental Services. Used with permission. Older homes in NC were originally heated with oil heat which required the homeowner to have a tank, often called “ust” or underground storage tanks. Since the tanks were large and held several hundred gallons of oil, they ...
01/24/2013
Rainmaker
156,553

Amy Shair

Award-Winning Agent 25+ Years
local_phone(919) 469-6539
smartphone(919) 818-5001
Contact The Author

Top 3 Items Home Buyers Want


Does Location Matter?


Raleigh NC Real Estate Statistics

What is a Vent Boot?

Locations of visitors to this page