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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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Earlier this month I posted part 1 of a series, I am Head Over Heals for HubSpot - Internet Marketing At Its Best.  At that time, I said more would be coming and here it is.  In this post, I want to talk about how HubSpot handles keywords.  What I love about HubSpot is that, although you will rec...
01/30/2009
Countdownr   Once again, after only a week, the ACC race is even more up for grabs than it looked like last week.  Carolina went to Tallahassee to face Florida State on Wednesday and it was a nail biter...but in True Carolina Blue fashion, the #5 Heels pulled it out at the buzzer 80-77.  (Thank y...
01/29/2009
In some school districts there is essentially "sacred ground" when it comes to redistricting.  I am referring to Walk Zones.  In Chapel Hill - Carrboro, a walk zone is considered any property within 1.5 miles of a school. This 1.5 miles must incude a sidewalk.  For example, I live in Ironwoods wh...
01/28/2009
I have been receiving emails and phone calls from alot of people asking me if their new 2009 property tax value is right.  I can tell you that the County really tried to do a good job.  It is not easy to revalue all the homes in the county and they know that although there has been appreciation o...
01/28/2009
I wanted to share my experience in setting up my new outside blog.  First, I want to say that as soon as I learned about the new outside blogs, I was very excited.  Having the right type of outside blog that has built in search engine optimization is very powerful.  Having Active Rain behind our...
01/25/2009
This past Wednesday, the Chapel Hill Town Council members and members of the UNC-Chapel Hill's Board of Trustees disagreed over what should be done with the remaining 750 acres of the 1,000 acre Carolina North site.  UNC plans to build an academic and research campus on 250 acres of the site, but...
01/24/2009
Despite the economic recession, the Chapel Hill-Carrboro School system is continuing to move forward with the plans for the 11th elementary school. The new elementary school is proposed to be built in the Northside neighborhood between Caldwell and McMasters streets (this is very close to downto...
01/24/2009
Countdownr   Oh what a difference a week can make.  This week we've seen Carolina rise to 3-2 in ACC conference play with wins over Virginia, Miami and Clemson.  Duke remains unbeaten in ACC play with a win over NC State and also a non conference win over Georgetown.  The excitement is building t...
01/24/2009
Chapel Hill-Carrboro School students continue to outperform their counterparts across North Carolina in reading, despite a drop in reading test performance as a result of significant changes made this year in the tests given to students grades 3-8.  These changes include setting higher standards ...
01/24/2009
I was recently asked by a client if an unpermitted addition can count in your heated square footage.  I thought this was an excellent question so I sought out the answer from a local, trusted appraiser, Shannon Julian.  In my State, North Carolina, the Real Estate Commission's position is that, "...
01/21/2009
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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.