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Real Estate Broker/Owner - Realty Arts - NC Broker License #235526
Cary NC, REALTOR® serving the Greater Wake County area.
Garages in Cary Homes for Sale How many cars can you fit into a 2 car garage? What makes a garage a 2 car garage?  Or a 3 car garage? How can you tell? The big doors on the fronts of homes for sale in Cary won't tell you.  You can get a pretty big door on a pretty small garage. We see Cary listi...
Termites?  In Cary NC?  Well.... Yes. One home inspection that home buyers always have performed on a Cary home is to have a licensed pest firm check for termites.  Termites are very common in the Cary area and a smart buyers agent will press the home buyer hard to have the property checked out ...
Evans Estates, Cary NC     Evans Estates in Cary NC is a custom home neighborhood, built in the late 1990's through the mid-2000's, developed by George Bailey.  Located near the intersections of NW Maynard Road and Cary Parkway along the east side of Evans Road, Evans Estates' location offers re...
Cary NC Real Estate Talk Selling Your Home?  De-Clutter Your Attic! Many home sellers in Cary have embraced some degree of staging their home for sale.  Listing agents are seeing more interest in home staging, de-cluttering, and generally making the home show better. And then we get to the attic...
Listing Agent says, "Updates Trump Allowances!" When listing a home for sale, whether Home Sellers should do updates and minor repairs prior to listing or to just offer allowances for home buyers to handle updates themselves is a common question. Update! I fall into the freshen, repair, and upda...
Buyers are all excited about signing documents to buy their new home.  Sellers are excited about getting the home sold. But in North Carolina, when using the NC Association of REALTORS® Standard Offer to Purchase and Contract, the terms indicate that Buyers take possession of the home only after ...
I can hardly imagine a quicker way to aggravate the AR Faithful, than to post about 550 listings, robo-posted, occassionally completely taking over the blog roll, all in the course of about 5 days. Limited imagination on my part, granted, but I tried.
FSBO? For Sale By Owner?  FSBO in Cary NC? We are seeing more and more Cary homeowners test the real estate market with For Sale By Owner, AKA FSBO, offerings. I think right now that approach takes some guts, as even the Cary NC real estate market is a little soft at some price points.  Hopefull...
Real Estate Closing and Wake County NC Property Tax Details Wake County Property Tax Proration at Closing It really isn't all that complicated. The Listing Agent and Buyers Agent should be able to calculate the prorated Wake County Property Tax bill for either party in the transaction. Seller pa...
Zoysia Sod Installation Yes. We are seeing 100° in Cary, several times over the last week or so. I had Empire Zoysia sod installed last week at home.  In near 100° heat.  It is supposed to be a "warm season" turf, and I surely hope so. Green Level Environmental Landscaping of Cary NC did a great...


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