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Do You Know Where Your Water Shutoff is Located?   Most of us know a friend or family member who has had a major water leak at their house. They are often found when people get back from vacation or when they were out of town for work. Many people who have gone through it call it “the flood” beca...
How to Make Sure Your New Home is ready for the Cold Winter Months       How to Make Sure Your Newly Purchased Home is ready for the Cold Winter Months   Buying a home is one of the most exciting purchases you will make in your life. After you buy it and get ready to move in, you will probably ma...
So, you’ve decided on a neighborhood to live and you have selected a floorplan – now it’s time to find a lot.     Buyers have a hard time visualizing how the yard will look and the streetscape just by looking at a row of empty lots.   A good buyer’s agent will help ask the right questions so a bu...
  Today’s Homebuyer is looking for certain characteristics in their Real Estate Professional.  All of the points below are what I am seeing as I work with buyers.   1.  Brutal Honesty:  The Buyer in today’s market is looking for guidance and support.  Often this means that they want to hear the t...
  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, t...
  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 ...
Insurance News 5 Tips for Getting Good Insurance for your Home or Car   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 off...
5 Tips for Buyers to Make Your Offer Stand Out in Multiple Offer Situation   The Triangle real estate market has been very busy since 2012. The number of properties for sale that have received multiple offers continues to be high in areas that have a shortage of what I call “quality inventory”. Q...
Tankless Water Heaters – Water Heat Options   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. Tan...
At one point in time or another, you have probably heard the phrase, “There’s no place like home”. Well, that couldn’t ring truer for many individuals across the country. Beyond the freedom that comes with owning your own place, there are a number of financial aspects that come with your new hom...

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