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Welcome to North Carolina, Apple!

Today Apple announced a new campus, bringing $1 Billion and 3,000 jobs in technology like software engineering and machine learning to Wake County in North Carolina. Apple’s expansion will be located in North Carolina’s Research Triangle area, which gets its name from nearby North Carolina State University, Duke University, and the University of North Carolina. Apple CEO Tim Cook and COO Jeff Williams...

What Is A Sellers’ Market?

A seller's market happens when the number of buyers exceeds the number of homes for sale. This means that buyers have fewer homes to choose from, which in turn leads to less competition amongst sellers. If you’ve given even a casual thought to selling your house in the near future, this is the time to really think seriously about making a move. Here’s why this season is the ultimate sellers’...

The Great Disruption: How the Pandemic Shook the Real Estate Market and Changed the Home Buying Process

For generations, the homebuying process never really changed. The seller would try to estimate the market value of the home and tack on a little extra to give themselves some negotiating room. That figure would become the listing price of the house. Buyers would then try to determine how much less than the full price they could offer and still get the home. The asking price was generally the ceiling of...

Will the Housing Market Bloom this Spring?

Spring is here, and many are wondering what it will bring for the housing market. Even though the pandemic continues, it’s certain to be very different from the spring we experienced at this time last year. Here’s what a few industry experts have to say about the housing market and how it will bloom this season. Danielle Hale, Chief Economist, realtor.com: “Despite early weakness, we expect to...

5 Reasons to Sell Your House This Spring

When selling a house, most homeowners hope for a quick and profitable transaction that puts them in a position to make a great move. If you’re waiting for the best time to win as a seller, the market is calling your name this spring. Here are five reasons why this is the perfect time to sell your house if you’re ready. 1. There’s a high demand from homebuyers. Buyer demand is strong right now, and...

P P P

No, not THAT PPP. Pandemics, Priorities, and Privacy.  Pandemics To name just a few of the many important takeaways from this crazy year, it's been that pandemics command a serious priority reassessment. This pandemic ground our wheels to a screeching halt and sadly, in other cases,  the wheels came right off. These past 10 months have certainly been a time to reflect, rebound and reaffirm a new...

Set the Stage

Setting the Stage It’s a New Year and if you are like many of us, you are ready for a refresh! If you need some ideas to brighten up your home, we’ve got you covered! Winter can be a fun time if you live in an area that gets a ton of snow and you like skiing, snowboarding, or enjoy freezing your tucas off scraping off your car. Not for me! I moved away from that mess and haven't owned a shovel...

Buyer Agents, Listing Agents & Commissions. Oh my!

Buyer Agents, Listing Agents & Commissions. Oh my! Real Estate transactions can be intimidating and confusing. There are a lot of terms and after a while, everything sounds the same. All agents are REALTORS®, right?  Actually, all Licensed Real Estate Agents are not by default REALTORS®. The word Realtor is a trademark referring to someone who's an active member of the National Association of...

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