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  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...
  Considering a move to North Carolina? There’s so much information to offer you about moving to the Triangle, I hardly know where to start… One of the most significant benefits of using my services is that I know the ENTIRE Triangle area, not just one area. You may read about different suburbs ...
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...

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