Johnston County, NC Real Estate News

By Eleanor Thorne, Equity Resources 919-649-5058
(Equity Resources)
If you want to find a Builder to build your home on a lot, how do you do that?  One way is to have the Builder take out a mortgage, and in that situation, you normally have to make a pretty sizable deposit with the builder, often times it’s at least 20%.  IF you own the lot, you might have to sign it over to the Builder.  After all they are taking a huge risk that they will build the house, tie up their materials, man hours and credit line, and you might not ever be able to close. With our new a construction loan, you can combine your lot and construction financing into a single loan.  We only require a 10% down payment, and when your home is complete, we’ll simply modify your construction loan to a permanent mortgage.How to Finance A New Home With A Construction LoanIf you are building...
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By April Stephens, Broker/Realtor - Johnston & Wake County
(RE/MAX One Realty)
 Every eight years North Carolina counties are required to conduct a revaluation to distribute the overall tax burden throughout the county in a way that is fair and equitable, and based on current property values. The 2019 Revaluation for Johnston County is currently underway and the effective date for the revaluation is January 1, 2019, at which point all real property values will be updated to the newly appraised values.How will my property be assessed?Appraisal staff are visiting properties and will be taking photos and updating data for use in determining market value. The staff visiting properties will wear Johnston County identification badges and their vehicles will be marked “Johnston County” or “Johnston County Revaluation”. What are appraisals based on?North Carolina Law requ...
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By Carla Freund, Carolina Life RealEstate & Relocation 919-602-8489
(Keller Williams Preferred Realty)
Clayton & Johnston County Real Estate Real Estate Statistics "Market in a Minute" 7-01-16  # Total Triangle Homes Active on the Market = 8,619 *Entire MLS includes 16 counties Average List Price = $389,885Average Days on the Market = 102 #Contingent = 3,364#Pending = 3,484#Temp Off the Market and/or Coming Soon = 438  #Homes Closed in Last 7 Days = 1,144 #Homes Closed in Last 30 Days = 4,003 Avg Sold Price = $282,689Avg DOM = 45 Bonus: *There are 438 homes temporarily off the market – no showings. That means they’re not syndicating in TMLS. If you are looking for a house, our buyer’s agents can let you know if any of those match your criteria. **There are 1,881 homes that have expired since January 1, 2016 instead of selling. If yours is one of those and you’re wondering why it didn’t s...
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By Marti Hampton
(Mari Hampton Real Estate)
Key Details: 5 bedrooms • 4.5 bathrooms • 2 car garage • 4,575 sq ftMLS #2045822 • $599,00050 Berwick Place, Clayton, NC 27520 is truly a luxury home coveniently located in the Broadmoor Community with stunning finishes and lots of crown molding throughout! Check out the gourmet kitchen featuring granite countertops and cherry cabinets! This lovely kitchen offers a built-in coffee maker, double oven, refrigerator, gas cooktop, and a large pantry. The first floor master bedroom is complete with oversized walk-in closet, double vanity sinks, and an incredible shower!Backyard is fully fenced with shed and perfect for entertainment with gourmet kitchen, surround sound, and water feature! Must see!In The Neighborhood: CLAYTONClayton is considered to be one of the fastest growing communities ...
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By David O'Doherty, Clayton NC Homes, Raleigh, NC
(Raleigh Realty Inc)
Better Home PricesOne of the main reasons people decide to move to Clayton, NC is the great deal you can get on a home. Home prices have traditionally been lower in Clayton than in other towns in the Triangle and the lots bigger. In fact at one time you could buy a new house in Clayton that the builder was building in Cary and pay thousands of dollars less for the...exact same house. The most expensive homes in Clayton , custom built luxury homes with every feature you could imagine built by quality local builders using the finest materials available will only cost you a fraction of what you would pay in North Raleigh, Cary or Chapel Hill.SchoolsClayton area schools get rave reviews from parents and students alike. Johnston County Schools, for the most part operate on a traditional cale...
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By Carla Freund, Carolina Life RealEstate & Relocation 919-602-8489
(Keller Williams Preferred Realty)
Clayton & Johnston County Real Estate Real Estate Statistics "Market in a Minute" 5-20-16  # Total Triangle Homes Active on the Market = 8,253 *Entire MLS includes 16 counties Average List Price = $389,533 Average Days on the Market = 106 #Contingent = 3,894 #Pending = 3,917 #Temp Off the Market and/or Coming Soon = 453  #Homes Closed in Last 7 Days = 730 #Homes Closed in Last 30 Days = 3,449 Avg Sold Price = $264,556 Avg DOM = 48  Bonus: *There are 453 homes temporarily off the market – no showings. That means they’re not syndicating in TMLS. If you are looking for a house, our buyer’s agents can let you know if any of those match your criteria. **There are 1,443 homes that have expired since January 1, 2016 instead of selling. If yours is one of those and you’re wondering why it didn’...
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By Carla Freund, Carolina Life RealEstate & Relocation 919-602-8489
(Keller Williams Preferred Realty)
Clayton & Johnston County Real Estate Real Estate Statistics "Market in a Minute" 5-13-16  # Total Triangle Homes Active on the Market = 8,226 *Entire MLS includes 16 counties Average List Price = $388,965 Average Days on the Market = 107 #Contingent = 3,837 #Pending = 3,871#Temp Off the Market and/or Coming Soon = 450 #Homes Closed in Last 7 Days = 644 #Homes Closed in Last 30 Days = 3,362 Avg Sold Price = $264,118 Avg DOM = 50  Bonus: *There are 450 homes temporarily off the market – no showings. That means they’re not syndicating in TMLS. If you are looking for a house, our buyer’s agents can let you know if any of those match your criteria. **There are 1,393 homes that have expired since January 1, 2016 instead of selling. If yours is one of those and you’re wondering why it didn’t ...
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By Marti Hampton
(Mari Hampton Real Estate)
Key Details: 4 bedrooms • 3.5 bathrooms • 3 car garage • 4,216 sq ftMLS #2050006 • $389,000 123 Caledonia Lane, Clayton, NC 27520 is a luxury style home located in the amazing Broadmoor Community! Only minutes from shopping, dining and entertainment at 40/42. With 4 large bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms, 3 car garage with a sunroom overlooking a wooded backyard, this home is a must see! Enjoy the oversized first floor master bedroom with large walk in closet and double vanity sinks.A dream kitchen features granite countertops, 42” cabinets, stainless steel, pantry, and double ovens. Additional square footage was contracted upstairs for a HUGE bonus area, guest suite with full bathroom and a walk-in attic for lots of storage! This stunning home is ideal for a backyard entertainment!Exclusive for...
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By Carla Freund, Carolina Life RealEstate & Relocation 919-602-8489
(Keller Williams Preferred Realty)
Clayton & Johnston County Real Estate Real Estate Statistics "Market in a Minute" 5-06-16  # Total Triangle Homes Active on the Market = 8,101 *Entire MLS includes 16 counties Average List Price = $387,810 Average Days on the Market = 108 #Contingent = 3,782 #Pending = 3,798 #Temp Off the Market and/or Coming Soon = 455  #Homes Closed in Last 7 Days = 774 #Homes Closed in Last 30 Days = 3,197 Avg Sold Price = $263,925 Avg DOM = 52  Bonus: *There are 455 homes temporarily off the market – no showings. That means they’re not syndicating in TMLS. If you are looking for a house, our buyer’s agents can let you know if any of those match your criteria. **There are 1,337 homes that have expired since January 1, 2016 instead of selling. If yours is one of those and you’re wondering why it didn’...
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By Marti Hampton
(Mari Hampton Real Estate)
Key Details: 4 bedrooms | 3.5 bathrooms | 2 car garage | 3,543 sq ftMLS# 2061060 | $530,000286 Marcellus Way, Clayton, NC 27527 is now active on the market and ready to accept offers! This luxury home is conveniently located in the desirable Riverwood Golf Community with a one-acre lot on the golf course and features 4 large bedrooms and 3.5 bathrooms.With very open floorplan and hardwoods throughout, this gorgeous home has upgrades galore!French Country kitchen highlights 42” cabinets, granite countertops, stainless steel appliances, and oversized pantry. This lovely home also boasts a formal dining with coffered ceilings. First floor master suite has triple trey ceilings, spa bath, large walk in closet, and opens to a three seasons room.  A large deck at the back is overlooking the be...
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By Carla Freund, Carolina Life RealEstate & Relocation 919-602-8489
(Keller Williams Preferred Realty)
Clayton & Johnston County Real EstateReal Estate Statistics"Market in a Minute"4-08-16 The Triangle# Total Triangle Homes Active on the Market = 8128 *Entire MLS includes 16 counties Average List Price = $377,950 Average Days on the Market = 114 #Contingent = 3,331 #Pending = 3,426 #Temp Off the Market and/or Coming Soon = 442  #Homes Closed in Last 7 Days = 416 #Homes Closed in Last 30 Days = 2781 Avg Sold Price = $268,461 Avg DOM = 63  Bonus: *There are 442 homes temporarily off the market – no showings. That means they’re not syndicating in TMLS. If you are looking for a house, our buyer’s agents can let you know if any of those match your criteria. **There are 1,040 homes that have expired since January 1, 2016 instead of selling. If yours is one of those and you’re wondering why it...
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By Marti Hampton
(Mari Hampton Real Estate)
Luxury Style Home in amazing Broadmoor Community!123 Caledonia Lane, Clayton, NC 27520MLS #2050006Check out Coming Very Soon to see more properties and click on the Open House page to view properties that are scheduled for viewing this weekend!If you do not have an account yet, please create an account so you can explore the site. By creating your free account you have access to: √ Pricing √ Floor Plan√ Square Footage √ More photos √ Larger photo view √ Homeowner letter to buyer √ And all other details as they become available! Also, you can create a favorites list, save the homes you love, and receive free e-alerts when a fave home is updated!Be ready with your offers and contact us for more information!Please visit our ''Coming Soon' listings and check out our properties. If you have ...
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By Marti Hampton
(Mari Hampton Real Estate)
Key Details: 4 bedrooms | 3 bathrooms | 2 car garage | 2,643 sq ftYr built - 2009 | MLS #2039887 | $208,000Beautiful home in the Pointe Community, 98 Woodcreek Lane, Clayton, NC 27520 is now active on the market! This home is only minutes from shopping, dining, & great entertainment at 40-42! With 4 spacious and comfortable bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and a 2-car garage, this home is truly a must see. Enjoy the grand kitchen featuring 42’ cabinets and walk in Pantry. This amazing home also boasts an office, a family room with gas fireplace and an oversized master bedroom with a massive walk in closet space!The fenced backyard gives privacy and safety for children. Extra Concrete added to driveway for more cars or a great basketball court is simply superb. Home is eligible for 100% financing t...
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By Marti Hampton
(Mari Hampton Real Estate)
Key Description: 4 bedrooms | 3.5 bathrooms | 2 car garage | 4,592 sq ft | Yr Built - 1993 | $460,000This lovingly cared for all-brick home is sitting on 3.6 acres, is gated and situated in sought-after Neuse Colony! Ready to accept offers, this home is now on the market!Renovations made recently:  2012 roof 2010 water heater 2013/2014 HVAC 2012 water filtration Rich details include marble floors, a grand entry with center staircase, archways, heavy trim, hardwood floors throughout, and built-in bookshelves.This two-story family room boasts a wall of windows for abundant natural sunlight; kitchen features wall oven and microwave, solid surface counters, tile backsplash, and butlers pantry. Oversized owner's suite hosts sitting area, with a generously sized master bath with tile floors, ...
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By David O'Doherty, Clayton NC Homes, Raleigh, NC
(Raleigh Realty Inc)
Lakewood Estates In Four Oaks, North Carolina.I just added the Lakewood Estates neighborhood in Four Oaks to our ever growing list of neighborhoods and subdivisions at SearchClaytonNCRealEstate.com. As more and more people move into the Clayton area we are starting to see the expansion further out into towns like Four Oaks, Willow Springs, Smithfield. Lakewood Estates is in a good location just minutes from the NC Hwy 210 and Interstate 40 intersection. It is a 20 minute drive to Downtown Clayton, 15 minutes to Downtown Smithfield and 40 Minutes to Downtown Raleigh (traffic permitting). Types Of Homes Available In Lakewood EstatesLakewood Estates is in a rural quiet setting surrounded by farms and woods, the homes are well spaced out with most on at least half acre lots with other lots ...
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By David O'Doherty, Clayton NC Homes, Raleigh, NC
(Raleigh Realty Inc)
 Knolls At The Neuse, Clayton, NCThe Knolls At The Neuse subdivision in Clayton, North Carolina has homes for sale on large lots. The neighborhood is a five minute drive from Downtown Clayton but is outside the city limits, so residents only pay Johnston County taxes. Homes in the Knolls At The Neuse can be found built in 2007, the initial phase right through 2014 with quite a few new homes available. Knolls at the Neuse Homes for SaleHomes Available in The Knolls At The NeuseHomes for sale in the Knolls At The Neuse neighborhood can range in price from around $220,000 up to $360,000 and come in 3,4 and 5 bedroom models. Homes are in the 2000 square foot to 3500 square foot range and sell for between $85 and $115 a square foot. Home styles are mainly 2 story with a few ranch plans. The ...
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By David O'Doherty, Clayton NC Homes, Raleigh, NC
(Raleigh Realty Inc)
It's hard to believe but the back to school flyers are already out and the major stores for back to school supplies in Clayton are already moving the supplies front and center. In the schools around Clayton which are part of the Johnston County Schools system each school and each class has their own list. We have listed the Clayton elementary and middle schools that have the newest 2015-2016 year school supply lists. As of the writing of this post not all schools had their lists up but we will update when they do.Click the EASY Button For A 25% Off School Supplies Coupon When You Purchase A Backpack at StaplesCoupon expires 8/1/2015 Get a list of all the back to school supplies for Clayton, NC area schools. Get a printable 2015/2016 school calendar...HERESee a list of Clayton, NC Neighb...
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By David O'Doherty, Clayton NC Homes, Raleigh, NC
(Raleigh Realty Inc)
Homes sold in Flowers Plantation in June 2015There were eighteen homes sold in Flowers Plantation in June 2015. The homes sold ranged in price from $160,000 for a three bedroom 1800 square foot cottage to $418,000 for a four bedroom, three and a half bath 2850 square foot custom built home. Ten of the homes were resales with an average selling price of $110 a square foot, a low of $82 and a high of $147. The homes sold on average in 48 days and as quickly as four days and the longest took 273 days to sell. The resales were built from 2006-2012. There were 21 homes in June of 2014.   Call 919-601-2268 TODAY to see any of the homes for sale.New Construction Home Sales In Flowers PlantationOf the eight new homes that sold in June three were townhouses and five were single family homes. Bui...
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By David O'Doherty, Clayton NC Homes, Raleigh, NC
(Raleigh Realty Inc)
Like New Custom Built 4 Bedroom Home in Cassedale Subdivision Overview Maps Photos Features Description Neighborhood $320,000 Single Family Home Main Features 4 Bedrooms2 Bathrooms1 Half BathroomInterior: 2,900 sqftLot: 1.14 acre(s)Year Built: 2013MLS #: 2015172 Location 244 Crestdale DrClayton, NC 27520USA Our recent listings Like New Custom Built 4 Bedroom Home in Cassedale Subdivision3 Bailywick Drive, Clayton, NC54 Ainsley Court - Four Bedroom Home in Plantation Pointe Subscribe to our listing feed Nearby properties for sale
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By David O'Doherty, Clayton NC Homes, Raleigh, NC
(Raleigh Realty Inc)
 Searching For Homes In Crystal Creek Subdivision Crystal CreekCrystal Creek Subdivision is one of the most searched terms my website with almost daily traffic coming from people typing in the phrase Crystal Creek homes for sale or similar terms. It's been a while since I was physically out there but I keeping touch with clients who live there so I wanted to see what was going on...and there is a lot going on. The first phase of the subdivision consisted of the entrance road and one long road ending in a cul-de-sac. Now there are about three or four more roads with homes going up and quite a few homes sold or under contract. The neighborhood is located minutes from downtown Clayton and is a short drive to the Hwy 70 Bypass in Clayton which connects with I40 to either Raleigh or points E...
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