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The Cost of Renting Vs. Buying a Home [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights The percentage of income needed to afford a median-priced home today is declining, while that for renting is on the rise. This is making buying a home an increasingly attractive option for many people, especially with low mortgage rates driving purchasing power. Let’s connect if you’d like expert guidance on exploring your homebuying options while affordability is high.

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Are Raleigh Homes Earning Minimum Wage?

At first glance, the headline of this article might catch you by surprise, but if you own a home in Raleigh, your home just might be earning minimum wage or more solely through appreciation. Earlier this week I stumbled across this article published last year by Zillow that broke down some of the biggest cities in the United States and …

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OPEN HOUSE: 8209 Greywinds Drive in Raleigh

The weekend is coming up fast, and that means it’s time for another open house! This Saturday, July 28th, I will be hosting an open house from 1 pm – 4 pm at 8209 Greywinds Drive in Raleigh. It’s a great location right off Bridgeport Drive and is listed at $309,000. Some highlights about the property include: 2,044 Square feet …

May Market Update: Raleigh Housing Market

As we head into May (already!?), let’s take a quick look at the housing market in the Raleigh area and see where things stand. Fewer Available Homes For Sale As we have been for many months now, we’re still seeing an inventory shortage of homes for sale, especially in the existing homes market. New construction has been filling some of …

Another Open House at Sweetwater Apex

The weekend is upon us, and that means it’s time for house hunters to get out there and see some homes for sale! This weekend, I will be back at 1181 Brown Velvet Lane in Apex hosting an open house for the Sweetwater community of new construction homes. Since I was out there a few weeks ago at my last …

OPEN HOUSE: 1181 Brown Velvet Lane, Apex NC

The weekend is here, and I am back to hosting open houses! This weekend, I will be in Apex at the new community of Sweetwater. WHEN: Saturday, March 24, 12pm – 4pm AND Sunday, March 25, 1pm – 4pm WHERE: 1181 Brown Velvet Lane, Apex NC (the home is at the northern-most part of Brown Velvet Ln, Google maps will deceive you!) …

Choosing The Right Real Estate Agent to Sell Your Home

People ask me all the time what factors go into choosing the right real estate agent when you’re looking to sell your home. There certainly isn’t one correct answer to that question, because there are a combination of factors that make someone a good fit to work with you, and the main one is usually whether or not you like …

Open House at 1001 Blykeford Lane, Wake Forest NC

If you’re out and about this Sunday, what better way to spend the afternoon than by visiting a lovely home for sale! I’ll be hosting an open house at a great property in Wake Forest, and I hope you’ll stop by for a visit. Here’s a quick breakdown of the details. OPEN HOUSE Date: Sunday, March 18, 2018 Time: 1 …

What To Do In Raleigh For St. Patrick’s Day

It’s that time again – time to put on your favorite green pants, skirt, or kilt and head out to celebrate Irish heritage. If you haven’t made plans yet or aren’t sure where to go, you’ve got options!   Raleigh St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Wearin’ ‘O the Green Festival This annual Raleigh event celebrates Irish and Celtic heritage and …