Jerry O'Donnell's (jodrealty) Blog

Real Estate Agent - JOD Realty, LLC
You all know what I am talking about.  A "friend" you have known for years.  Your kids play together, go to school together.  They pick your brain constantly for real estate advice over the years.  Than they tell you they are thinking of selling and could you come over to give some advice, and ma...
The next neighborhood I picked for some statistics is Silver Creek.  It backs right up to East Chapel Hill High School.  The homes in this neighborhood are truly magnificent.  You need to take a ride through Silver Creek just to see the designs and landscaping of some of these homes.  And if you ...
If you have to sell a home that is unoccupied, due to death of owners, divorce, a move, whatever, one of the big questions is should you sell it with the furniture still in the house or move the furniture out?  Long ago, before I got into real estate, I had agents tell me to get everything out so...
A great aspect of living in Chapel Hill is the number and variety of neighborhoods you have the opportunity to live in.  In this blog I will be showcasing various neighborhoods to help the reader learn a little bit about our area.  The latest neighborhood is Springcrest.  Springcrest is located o...
The title shows two words that should be in your mind when buying OR selling a house.  They refer to "fixtures".  When you are the buyer, you want to keep in mind that not everything you see stays with the house.  On the other side of the sale, the seller needs to make CLEAR what is NOT staying. ...
If you are looking for a home that will give you the privacy you want, yet still be close to everything in Chapel Hill, as well as being in one of the best school districts in the state, look no further!  The neighborhood known as Stoneridge/Sedgefield is for you.  Located off of Whitfield Road a...
I've mentioned before how nice it is to live in a school district that is considered one of the best in the country.  It is also nice that we have a wide range of neighborhoods that allow parents in all income brackets to move into the district.  The chart shows just a small sample of the many ne...

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