Research Your Triangle Area Home Before You Purchase….Not After

Thursday, September 26th, 2013

While searching for a Triangle area home, it’s important to take a moment to research prospective neighborhoods where you are interested in purchasing a home.  This is one of the largest investments homeowners will make so it’s really important to do your due diligence and take care of some research!  A great real estate agent […]

Is Now a Good Time To Purchase a House in Raleigh?

Monday, September 23rd, 2013

Is the real estate market in Raleigh, NC good right now?   I think most experts can honestly say that it is a great time to purchase a house and interest rates seem to still be pretty low to average.  There are more home buyers in Raleigh, NC than there are for mid-priced homes for […]

New to Real Estate? 5 Tips on Mortgages

Tuesday, September 17th, 2013

In the Raleigh real estate market, home sales are trending upwards.  In August of 2013, the average number of days on the market was 70.  Last year at this time, it was 110!  With the mortgage rates still fairly low and decent inventory on the market, people are deciding that now is the time to […]

Home Sales in Raleigh and Home Improvement Ideas

Monday, September 9th, 2013

This Month in Real Estate and Home Improvement Ideas This Month in Real Estate September 2013 was just released today for the US and home sales in Raleigh definitely play a part in these monthly numbers.  Every month I patiently wait for this video to be released because it really does offer helpful information for […]

Looking for the Ultimate Coffee?

Tuesday, September 3rd, 2013

Today is a great day.  It’s the day we all look forward to.  You’re probably thinking…what could actually be more worse?  It’s the day after Labor Day and our 3 day weekend is over.  But today my friends, today is the day that officially starts the fall season!  I’m not talking about the calendar date […]

Events in Raleigh Over Labor Day Weekend

Friday, August 30th, 2013

Did you know Labor Day was first celebrated in 1882 in New York City? It’s the Friday before the Labor Day holiday here in Raleigh, NC.  If you are lucky, the company you work for celebrates this holiday and most people always have the first Monday in September off.  Even at 10 am this morning, […]

Where’s Your Ideal Home?

Sunday, August 25th, 2013

It’s Sunday morning and a beautiful day here in Raleigh, NC at 72 degrees, no humidity, and a fantastic breeze.   I had to take a moment and ignore the “to-do” lists running through my mind for later today, the list of homes to show a buyer today, the pile of baby laundry I need […]

Take a 2 Minute Break and Read the News

Friday, August 23rd, 2013

We work hard, play hard, clean the house, and have 100 other “get it done” tasks in our daily lives. Sometimes, it’s just nice to take a break from reality.  That is what Facebook is for my friends.  Admit it, you all look at a smart phone and skim around for a mindless 2 minute […]

Prepping Your House To Sell

Monday, August 19th, 2013

Last week I went to lunch with a great friend who is thinking about putting her home on the market in a few months, probably around November or December.  She had a few questions and mentally made a note on what she needs to do to prep the home to sell but these helpful tips […]

Renovation in Downtown Apex

Friday, August 16th, 2013

I don’t know about you, but I love a good fixer-upper home.  I’m not saying I would take on this challenge to renovate unless I had infinite hours of spare time, unlimited amounts of resources and money where I could put any feature I want in the house, and a General Contractor connected to my […]