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Preparing Your Home for a Hurricane

Anyone who has watched the news over the past few days knows Hurricane Florence is on it’s way.  Even though the Triangle area is inland, we can still see quite the impact from tropical storms – just ask anyone who was here during Fran in the 1990’s.  More…

A Buyer in a Seller’s Market…Oh My!

Chances are, if you’ve done any research, you’ve seen the terms “seller’s market” and “buyer’s market” frequently.  But what exactly does that mean for you?  More…

The Best of…Why Raleigh is the Place to Be

Raleigh and the Greater Triangle area has always been a popular place to work and live.  In past years, the area has been highly ranked among cities throughout the US.  Even though the year is barely half over, Raleigh has continued to perform highly in rankings.  Here are just a few!  More…

Clutter Busting 101 – The Yard Sale

Busting clutter is almost always the first recommendation from professional stagers. Why not have a yard sale to clear out the things you no longer use while earning some cash.  More…

6 Decisions to Make Before Beginning Your Home Search

Thinking of purchasing a new home, but have no idea where to start? There are several decisions you should begin to make before you even start your home search.  More…

6 Decisions to Make Before Beginning Your Home Search

Thinking of purchasing a new home, but have no idea where to start? There are several decisions you should begin to make before you even start your home search.  More…

What to Expect When You Are Inspecting

Home inspections are an important, if not vital, part of the home buying process.  To many buyers, a home inspection can be a stressful and overwhelming time.   Here are 10 things you should know about home inspections before buying.  More…

Is Your Home Smart Enough to Sell Quickly?

In an age where almost everything is just one-touch away on a smart phone, technology has taken center stage.  These “smart” features are convenient and appealing to many.  But, “smart” features aren’t just limited to apps on your phone.  Did you know there are “smart” features for your home too? More…

Park Place or Baltic Ave – 6 Lessons from the Little Mustached Man

It’s raining outside.  There’s nothing good on TV.  Then someone brings out Monopoly – where real estate barons are born and one false move can mean bankruptcy.  While there is no “Community Chest” or “Go to Jail” (although I suppose it’s possible), there are a few lessons to be learned from the little mustached man. More…

Two (or More) Is Better than One

The Spring selling season is in full swing.  The housing market is on fire and you may find yourself receiving multiple offers on your home.  YAY!!  But, now what?  How do you pick an offer? More…

Out with the Old, In with the New – Small Cost, Big Impact Updates for Your Home

The Spring selling season can be very competitive.  Yes, there are a lot of buyers, but there are also a lot of homes to choose from.  So, how do you make your home stand out from the noise without breaking the bank? More

The Spring Selling Season is Almost Here – What Buyers and Sellers Need to  Know

One…two…three…GO!  It’s no secret that Spring is a crazy time of the year for real estate as it ignites a frenzy of house buying and selling.  More

Goodbye Winter…Hello Spring

Time is flying by and before we know it, Spring will be here.   A well maintained home will retain it’s value and then some, so why not take a bit of time out this Spring to give your home some much deserved TLC. More…

Buying an Old Home – The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

Elaborate scroll work, heavy oak floors, stained glass windows and much, much more…who wouldn’t be lured by the romance of such a property?  But, before buying an older home, there are a few things to keep in mind. More