Raleigh Real Estate Blog

Homebuyer Demand Is Far Above Last Year’s Pace

Homebuying has been on the rise over the past few months, with record-breaking sales powering through the market in June and July. Buyers are actively purchasing homes, and the momentum is continuing into the fall. It is, however, becoming harder for buyers to find homes to purchase. If you’ve been thinking about selling your house, the coming weeks might just …

How Will the Presidential Election Impact Real Estate?

The year 2020 will be remembered as one of the most challenging times of our lives. A worldwide pandemic, a recession causing historic unemployment, and a level of social unrest perhaps never seen before have all changed the way we live. Only the real estate market seems to be unaffected, as a new forecast projects there may be more homes …

It’s Not Just About the Price of the Home

When most of us begin searching for a home, we naturally start by looking at the price. It’s important, however, to closely consider what else impacts the purchase. It’s not just the price of the house that matters, but the overall cost in the long run. Today, that’s largely impacted by low mortgage rates. Low rates are actually making homes …

Three Ways to Win in a Bidding War

With so few houses for sale today and low mortgage rates driving buyer activity, bidding wars are becoming more common. Multiple-offer scenarios are heating up, so it’s important to get pre-approved before you start your search. This way, you can put your best foot forward – quickly and efficiently – if you’re planning to buy a home this season. Javier …

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!) …