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Some areas are having the worst snow storm since they started keeping records.  I have family in Virginia and I know one home lost power yesterday.  I grew up in Virginia and know about snow, but moved to North Carolina 15 years ago.  We had a powerful RAIN storm while everyone north is getting s...
02/06/2010
As children, we were taught the golden rule "Do under to others as you would have them do unto you".  But as became adutls, whether we realize it or not, we learned the true golden rule "HE WHO HAS THE GOLD MAKES THE RULE"  If you work with REO, you fully understand this.  If they ask for somethi...
02/04/2010
According to MSN, they posted a list of the places in the US where job growth is on a rise.  3 of the cities are in North Carolina.  Wilmington was number 4 on the list, Charlotte was number 7 on the list and the Cary/Raleigh was number 9.  If you would like to read more about this, go to http://...
02/03/2010
  Are you a Buyers agent that works new construction?  Have you done this with an out of town client.  If so, the client needs you to be their eyes and ears on the street.  This home was built in 2008 and the clients lived in New Jersey.  Over the course of the building, I litterly sent over 140...
02/03/2010
   As you know, on Fed 2nd we ask the groundhog how long winter will last.  Hopefully you started the spring last December and you are not waiting for the spring.  We have less than 90 days to get under contract for the tax credits.   In the Raleigh area, we are tracking just under 100 days on th...
02/02/2010
                                                                               Monday Real Estate Report Last week in Triangle Real Estate   Legend: ASP = Average Sales Price ADOM = Average Days on Market ASF = Average Square Footage Triangle = Entire MLS Area   Township         Closed     ASP AD...
02/01/2010
One of the Advantages of living in Fuquay-Varina North Carolina (which is about 20 miles south of Raleigh) is the mild winters.  This view is a rare one.  We have neighbors who play golf year round at Bentwinds Country Club.  They have propane heaters in their carts and as long is it not raining...
01/31/2010
In case you are under 40, you might not recognize my quote is a play on words from an old movie.  The correct quote is 'Yes Virginia, there is a Santa Claus".  I took some photos from my windows because I don't plan on actually going outside unless i HAVE TO.  Good advice for everyone.  I wanted ...
01/30/2010
There is a big winter storm moving across the country and it is scheduled to hit North Carolina today.  What I find amusing and the focus of the blog is the general populations response to the news.  In the Raleigh area, the 1st snow flake is not scheduled to hit until after dark, however some of...
01/29/2010
5024 Allenbrooke Lane, Fuquay-Varina, NC. is a beaturful piece of Fuquay Varina Real Estate. This Beautuful home is nesteled between Bentwinds and Crooked creek.  It sits on almost a full acre, it has 3 bedrooms 2 baths and a bonus room.  Granite countertops in the kitchen and hardwoods in the li...
01/28/2010
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