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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.
Business Insurance and Homeowners Insurance are two distinct types of insurance products requiring different types of coverage.   A Farmowners Policy is a package policy that resembles a homeowner policy and is flexible enough to meet the unique needs of the farm business.   Farmowners Can Cover:...
     Make a disaster plan to protect your property, your facilities, and your animals. Create a list of emergency telephone numbers, including those of your employees, neighbors, veterinarian, poison control, county extension service and  trailering resources. Include a contact person outside the...
  Turn the water knobs under sinks off and back on at least once a year, preferably every six months.  When the shut-off valves beneath sinks and toilets go untouched for years, mineral deposits can cause them to seize up and the valves can’t be opened or closed.  Often the only recourse is to hi...
 After spending so much time indoors recently because of the heat,  I realize my living room chairs are TIRED, real tired.      Before looking for replacements, I decided to investigate what fabrics are least appealing to cats.  My sweet tabby is part of the family, but her manicures can be bruta...
The requests from home buyers to be able to raise chickens or goats in neighborhoods has greatly increased in the last few years.  Some developers have recorded covenants to allow chickens (rarely allow a rooster) to broaden their buying pool and many neighborhoods have amended their covenants to...
While touring a property with a client, we noticed a fairly recently built building near by with a condemned sign on it.  The property we toured was appealing to my client, so of course, she wanted to know what the issue was with the condemned building. My inquiries turned up the fact the duplex ...
   This cottage lives BIG!  Master on the main and two additional bedrooms and full bath upstairs.  The marble surround fireplace is the focal point in open concept living space downstairs.  There is also a powder room downstairs.     The charming wood fenced backyard provides entertaining and fa...
Have you been visiting open houses and home parades before looking for land to build your dream home? Well, walking land will require new tools and preperation.  The camera is not as important, but the bug spray is! Don't arrive ready to walk property with the real estate agent in sandals.  Boots...
One of my recent clients choose a resale green built home.  The appraiser for the lender called to get additional information from me (yeah!  The good ones do!) When I asked what sort of value he was giving for the solar components of the house, he said none. Because of the low appraised value, i...
Retreat to secluded acreage close to town! Gracious outdoor spaces include a screened porch, large deck, southern rocking chair front porch and custom stone firepit with hand crafted stone bench and retaining wall. MLS 1731471   Cozy indoor spaces with wooded views from every window.  Hard to bel...

Mari Trosclair

Urban and Rural Real Estate Consultant
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