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Realtor for Triad North Carolina Buyers and Sellers. Commenting on market conditions, sharing experiences, reflecting on all things Real Estate.
So I recently had an inquiry from someone who "had their heart set" on a property.  They had been "looking for years."  By this they meant that they had been dreaming for years.  They had absolutely NOT been looking in the serious sense of that word.  Why?  I discovered the reason: no financial p...
In spite of all the negative and discouraging news about current foreclosure rates and forcast foreclosure rates, well-prepared and leveraged homeowners still have hope.  It is still, as always, very important to have your home truly prepared for sale.  It is not, and never has been, enough to si...
Being out speaking with other Realtors this week, I've felt that there is a sense of excitement about the Triad Real Estate market.  There is a lot of activity among agents, even though among lenders the activity is still focused around refinancing.  This spring was busy, and the opportunity to b...
I attended a Realtor event yesterday at the Reserve at Rock Creek, a Windsor Homes Community.  I toured the clubhouse (with the great looking pool) and two model homes.  The first home was a one-level with 1385 sq. ft. at 149900. This was a veneer vinyl exterior, carpet and vinyl interior house w...
A big surprise awaits the open minded buyer looking for low maintenance living.  On Elm street just past Wendover Avenue (north of downtown) you'll find Country Club Condominiums, a collection of historic buildings offering 1 & 2 bedroom units for under $130,000.  The community boasts a large str...
It had been a while since I looked at Centerpointe, Greensboro's showcase downtown high rise community.  These upscale homes have great views and all the amenities.  I toured three models over the weekend, all staged, to get a feel of just a few of the floor plans available.  The models boast ple...
Out in eastern Guilford Count just off I-40 at Young's Mill Rd buyers find a quality alternative to the big box homes.  Shugart Enterprises has a reputation for quality construction, a wide diversity of floor plans, and homes that are just plain good-looking from all angles.  There are currently ...
Yesterday's news regarding the Loan Modification Program was worse than I expected. reading the AP story I'm struck by two things: the morass of bureaucracy and the secrecy of millions of borrowers.  First, wh...
The other day I stopped by at the newer model at Candice Ridge in Greensboro NC, right off I-40 on Youngs Mill Rd.  When I was a kid I rode the school bus right by this area!  The newer homes look impressive from the street, with pretty upscale elevations, complete with some craftsman elements.  ...

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Realtor for Triad North Carolina Buyers and Sellers. Commenting on market conditions, sharing experiences, reflecting on all things Real Estate.