Explore Carrboro, NC

By Mari Trosclair, Urban and Rural Real Estate Consultant
(Fathom Realty)
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The holiday season is fast approaching.  If fighting the crowds, the long lines and the parking lot at the Carrboro Post Office hold no appeal to you, drive on down 54 west to Harry's Market. The have a contract post office with friendly staff and rarely a wait.  In addition, you can shop for gi...

By Stanton Homes, Design/Build Custom Home Builder in North Carolina
(Stanton Homes - New Home Builder)
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Raleigh Relocation Information Carrboro New Homes Getting More Expensive Impact Fees Increasing in Orange County in 2011 There are a multitude of different permits and fees required to build any new home.  Orange County and Chapel Hill have long had some of the highest fees in the Triangle. And t...

By SarahGray Lamm, Realtor - 100K Hours of NC Real Estate Experience
(Allen Tate Realtors Chapel Hill, NC 919-819-8199 )
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If you love nature and the outdoors, biking, trail running or simply strolling along listening to the birds singing, Chapel Hill and Carrboro have some easily accessible ways to get out and enjoy your passion! Part of a planned system of greenways throughout North Carolina's Triangle ( anchored b...

By SarahGray Lamm, Realtor - 100K Hours of NC Real Estate Experience
(Allen Tate Realtors Chapel Hill, NC 919-819-8199 )
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This is an opportunity to help build The Mountains to Sea Trail, an ambitious 1000 mile trail across our beautiful state of North Carolina, which will someday stretch from the Tennessee state line to the Atlantic Ocean! The trail traverses Orange County through the northern community of Cedar Gro...

By SarahGray Lamm, Realtor - 100K Hours of NC Real Estate Experience
(Allen Tate Realtors Chapel Hill, NC 919-819-8199 )
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My Carrboro neighborhood has always been friendlier than many. Most everyone knows who lives in each house and we usually wave to each other as we drive in and out every day. Our newest HOA president has taken us into the 21st century, well, at least the 20th century, by setting up an email conta...

By Stanton Homes, Design/Build Custom Home Builder in North Carolina
(Stanton Homes - New Home Builder)
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        Henry Anderson Community Park is located in the town of Carrboro, NC. It is 55 acres in size, and has several attractions for people of all ages.                 Directions to Henry Anderson Park: From Carrboro, take Highway 54 west approximately one mile from the end of Main Street. The ...

By SarahGray Lamm, Realtor - 100K Hours of NC Real Estate Experience
(Allen Tate Realtors Chapel Hill, NC 919-819-8199 )
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Hurricane Bill just skirted our coastline and there will be more hurricanes to come. North Carolina residents know that this time of year means firing up the generator to make sure it works and laying in the list of supplies on the Hurricane Preparedness Checklist. As a professional Realtor I owe...

By SarahGray Lamm, Realtor - 100K Hours of NC Real Estate Experience
(Allen Tate Realtors Chapel Hill, NC 919-819-8199 )
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I love August! I get to hear from almost every one of my newest home owners! This is the month that North Carolina tax bills arrive. I should be getting mine soon judging from the emails in my inbox and the text messages on my blackberry. There are many reasons why first-timers are some of my fa...

By SarahGray Lamm, Realtor - 100K Hours of NC Real Estate Experience
(Allen Tate Realtors Chapel Hill, NC 919-819-8199 )
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Say “leverage” these days and who doesn’t picture Wall Street, failed banks or greedy CEOs?  Seems like the folks who got all excited when they heard the definition of the word a few years back forgot to read the caveat in the brackets: FINANCIAL LEVERAGE - investing with borrowed money as a way ...

By SarahGray Lamm, Realtor - 100K Hours of NC Real Estate Experience
(Allen Tate Realtors Chapel Hill, NC 919-819-8199 )
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I recently bought a great book at the Hillsborough Visitors Center called "Orange County Trio" by Elizabeth Shreve Ryan. It's a great tour book and historical guide to the three main cities that make up Orange County, NC as well as the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (my alma mater!) ...

By SarahGray Lamm, Realtor - 100K Hours of NC Real Estate Experience
(Allen Tate Realtors Chapel Hill, NC 919-819-8199 )
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Remember the old days? Everybody you knew worked ALL the time and when a holiday like The Fourth of July rolled around you finally got a chance to let your hair down and hang out with some good friends and family for a few hours? That was back in the day... BEFORE we had tech stocks in our portfo...

By SarahGray Lamm, Realtor - 100K Hours of NC Real Estate Experience
(Allen Tate Realtors Chapel Hill, NC 919-819-8199 )
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I am not a lead   This video says it ALL…about how our clients feel about us and what they value about our services. I cannot tell you how strongly this speaks to me. I am fortunate to have a business made up of about 99% referral business and I have yet to have a former client or friend (many of...

By SarahGray Lamm, Realtor - 100K Hours of NC Real Estate Experience
(Allen Tate Realtors Chapel Hill, NC 919-819-8199 )
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They are BORED with us! Can you imagine! The US housing market is the acknowledged solution to the ENTIRE world’s economic crisis and they are BORED with us! How do I know this, you ask? They bought GM today. Or, more correctly WE bought GM today. Now, I am not here to talk about whether this is ...

By SarahGray Lamm, Realtor - 100K Hours of NC Real Estate Experience
(Allen Tate Realtors Chapel Hill, NC 919-819-8199 )
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My little sister called me the other day and in an excited voice declared, “I think I might need to look at houses…It’s a GREAT time to buy a house right now, you know!” After the pregnant pause ensued (the one where my condescending big sister brain struggled with my professional Realtor brain) ...

By SarahGray Lamm, Realtor - 100K Hours of NC Real Estate Experience
(Allen Tate Realtors Chapel Hill, NC 919-819-8199 )
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When it comes to today’s challenging home purchase market, the objective for those of us who take pride in providing the best representation to buyers and sellers is to find common ground that is win-win for both. Buyers want the deal of a lifetime and Sellers want to get as much equity out of t...

By SarahGray Lamm, Realtor - 100K Hours of NC Real Estate Experience
(Allen Tate Realtors Chapel Hill, NC 919-819-8199 )
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I'm about to share a link with you, my Twitter challenged friends, that just might change the way you talk about Twitter.  Yes, it's pretty funny to say stuff like  "If you use Twitter does that make you a twit?" Ha ha, we've never heard that before...it actually makes you a tweep but you don't r...

By SarahGray Lamm, Realtor - 100K Hours of NC Real Estate Experience
(Allen Tate Realtors Chapel Hill, NC 919-819-8199 )
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Trust is vitally important with our clients. In fact I would make the argument that it is the ONLY thing that matters in any client relationship; but with first time homebuyers, real first time home buyers, it is an absolute imperative. It is never comfortable to take advice from someone you just...

By SarahGray Lamm, Realtor - 100K Hours of NC Real Estate Experience
(Allen Tate Realtors Chapel Hill, NC 919-819-8199 )
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April is National Kite Flying Month! Carrboro will once again celebrate by hosting the Annual Community Kite Fly at Anderson Park on Highway 54 in Carrboro, today, Sunday April 19th,  between 1p.m. and 3 p.m.  Bring a kite and don't forget the kids...including the four-legged kind!  Ribbons will...

By SarahGray Lamm, Realtor - 100K Hours of NC Real Estate Experience
(Allen Tate Realtors Chapel Hill, NC 919-819-8199 )
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If you live in or near the proposed Carolina North campus the group Neighborhoods for Responsible Growth (NRG) is looking for your immediate input and has posted an online survey to collect the opinions of Chapel Hill and Carrboro neighbors who will be the most affected by the traffic patterns in...

By SarahGray Lamm, Realtor - 100K Hours of NC Real Estate Experience
(Allen Tate Realtors Chapel Hill, NC 919-819-8199 )
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Turned on the TV over my coffee this morning and that FreeCreditReport.com commercial came on about the young man who lives in his new wife’s parents’ basement because she defaulted on a credit card when she was single and didn’t tell him. Then one of the guests on my morning show was talking abo...

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