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Raleigh, Durham, and Chapel Hill make up the Tar Heel State's Golden Triangle -- a land of "tees, trees, and PhDs." A population center of more than 1.4 million, the Triangle is home to three major universities and several smaller colleges. Chapel Hill is just three hours from the Blue Ridge Mountains and two hours from the North Carolina beaches, getting away for a weekend trip is easy. Temperate weather, quality of life, town or country property doesn't get better than this.
After weeks of no rain, it is such a joy to walk land with clients in the rain and show houses while dodging puddles.  It has inspired me to pick up the gardening books again and peruse the bulb catalogs that are stuffed in my mailbox everyday this time of year.However, during the weeks of drough...
New Construction Buyer Beware....Recently a young couple called me to represent them in the purchase of a new home.  They are primarily interested in new construction and had visited several communities to ‘window shop' before calling me.  Mistake. Let me tell you how window shopping could have m...
During lunch with one of my favorite mortgage bankers, Jennifer Foster, she mentioned how quickly underwriting parameters are changing...sometimes daily, especially on jumbo loans.  The interest rates are considerably higher, as well.  If you can wait to buy that expensive dream house, do so.  Th...
The ABC state standard was raised over the past two years but the Chapel Hill Carrboro School System has met the challenge. In a recent press release, the school system reports that four elementary schools (Seawell, Rashkis, Scroggs and Glenwood) all earned the Honor School of Excellence Award, g...
The 90 degree weather finally broke and people are shopping for homes again.  The drought and high temps have reminded buyers the importance of energy and water conservation.  Green built homes and green remodeled homes are more in demand than ever.  As demand goes up, appraisers are beginning to...
  The market in the Triangle is still strong. Chatham County and Pittsboro have 20,000 new homes on the books.  Yikes!  Most of these homes are in the $450,000 and up range.  Not surprisingly, the most popular areas are near Jordan Lake and within an easy drive to the University of NC and Researc...

Mari Trosclair

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