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From luxury homes to short sales and distressed property... if you are buying, selling, remodeling, or seeking information about Chapel Hill, Carrboro, Hillsborough, Pittsboro, Durham, Orange, Durham or Chatham Counties as well as Raleigh, Cary and Apex, you have come to the right place. Jodi Bakst and her Team of Real estate specialists are ready to provide seamless customer service for our buyer and seller clients throughout their relocation or move.
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Orange County North Carolina property tax revaluations for 2009 will be mailed to homeowners by the end of 2008.  In North Carolina, counties can revalue properties for tax purposes every 4 or 8 years.  Orange County has historically done this every 4 years. Click her for information about the re...
12/10/2008
                                            Durham North Carolina Home Sales -- October 2008 Market Snapshot Durham County October 2007 October 2008 % Change Number of detached sales 260 196 -24.62% Number of condo sales 26 26 0.00% Number of townhouse sales 12 1 -91.67% Number of new constructio...
12/09/2008
GlaxoSmithKline will make Research Triangle Park its sole U.S. headquarters and cut almost 2,000 sales jobs, the company said recently. The move eliminates the dual headquarters that London-based GSK has had in the U.S. since the 2000 merger that created GSK. Company spokeswoman Mary Anne Rhyne s...
12/08/2008
Officials are now thinking a future rail-based transit system in the Triangle can use lightweight coaches and engines over its entire 56-mile length, rather than the heavyweight units they once envisioned. The potential change in approach comes after managers of the N.C. Railroad Co. signaled las...
12/08/2008
After examining delaying property revaluations for one year, Chatham County Commissioners said they would not hold off but institute new values on January 1. Initially, the Commissioners were interested in delaying the revaluation to give tax payers a financial break, however data from the County...
12/08/2008
With credit markets tightening, Chatham County officials say their plans to build a fourth high school in the northeastern part of the county have been delayed as very few of the 12,000-14,000 homes approved there have been built. The County is focusing its school infrastructure investments in re...
12/08/2008
The Chapel Hill Town Council gave the Cary firm The Design Response mixed feedback at a public hearing on Monday night. The firm is considering a mixed-use project along Homestead Road on the Fraley Property that would include 32 townhomes-- five "affordable" -- and two two-story buildings featur...
12/08/2008
This update is year-to-date, encompassing the first nine months of real estate sales activity in Durham, North Carolina.  In a nutshell, showings, contracts and closed sales are down.  The story regarding prices is good.  In Durham, unlike the rest of the Triangle, average sales prices are remai...
12/06/2008
This update is year-to-date, encompassing the first nine months of real estate sales activity in Chapel Hill, Carrboro and Orange County, North Carolina.  In a nutshell, showings, contracts and closed sales are down.  Thankfully, although prices are down somewhat, they are not down as much as in...
12/06/2008
After several years of high anticipation by the Durham and Chapel Hill communities, the Durham Performing Arts Center, DPAC,  is finally open. The state of the art facility held it's official ribbon cutting/opening ceremony on Monday night.  At the event the public was invited to browse through ...
12/03/2008
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If you are buying or selling in Chapel Hill, Carrboro, Durham, Hillsborough, Durham or Orange, Durham or Chatham Counties, you have come to the right place. Jodi Bakst and her Team of Real estate specialists provide seamless customer service for our buyer and seller clients throughout their relocation or move.