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Thinking about buying your first home?The prospect of a home-search can be exciting, but many first-time buyers get ahead of themselves. Before you start bookmarking your favorite listings and spending every weekend at open houses, pause and take note of these first-time buyer mistakes and how yo...
04/04/2018
A great obstacle to happiness is to expect too much happiness. – Bernard de Fontenelle We live in a world where 24 hours a day you can watch any number of television shows that tell the story of buying a fantastic home—all in a matter of 50 minutes! A lovely couple looks at three homes, picks on...
12/14/2017
Shopping for a home is a daunting task. You have a list a mile long of what you want. So does your spouse. Add some kids in the mix and the list grows longer. At first, you set out to get everything on your list and assume that new construction or a newer home is going to do the best job at givi...
10/13/2017
When you are looking for a home, one of the major factors to consider is the location of your workplace in comparison to the location of your home. In other words, how long is the perfect commute?Thoughts to consider about a long commute (30 minutes or more)According to recent US Census data, the...
08/15/2017
With approximately 75 people moving to the Triangle area each day, house prices and rents have increased steadily since 2013. An article published in July 2017 says the average price of a house in Wake County is now over $300,000. Wake County includes Raleigh, Cary, Apex, Morrisville, Holly Sprin...
08/01/2017
Real Estate Options for Baby Boomers More and more of the Baby Boomer generation has reached the retirement years. They have lived through the long haul of their working life and have seen their kids are grown and gone (finally!).Many Baby Boomers decide that this life transition is the perfect t...
07/07/2017
Is Your House Ready for the Market? Home Repairs Checklist  Too often little repair jobs pile up over the course of living in a home. Taking care of these repairs now will ease the burden when it comes time to put your house on the market.Here is a checklist of home repairs to get your house in t...
03/20/2017
The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of House Hunting Online When a family comes to me in search of a home, 99% have searched online before they contact me. Some have simply done a general search and others have done detailed research about what is available.While there is a lot of good that has come ...
01/11/2017
If you are making a move for any reason, your head may be spinning in every direction with the overwhelming task of finding a new home. Homebuyer >>> Take a deep breath, put on your thinking cap, and keep these six smart moves in mind.Make sure you get a home inspection.It’s worth every penny. Ev...
11/04/2016
A Seller’s MarketIn a seller’s market, houses tend to sell quickly. If the house is in good condition, priced well, and in a desirable location, there is a good chance the house will receive multiple offers within the first few days it is on the market.When you are in a multiple offer situation, ...
09/08/2016
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