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RECENT BLOG POSTS
Twitter continues to confound me.  I have 390 followers and 422 whom I am following.  I do not think I personally know a single one of these people.  Most of them seem to be selling either self help advice or marketing tricks and tips. Now don't get me wrong.  Nothing wrong with hawking your ware...
08/03/2009
Okay.  I'm posting this because I was interviewed for the story.  But it's pretty cool because the media got the story right on what's going on locally.  And it's a very positive story too.  Special thanks to Kerry Hall, NBC-17 reporter for all her hard work putting together a great, factual, pos...
07/29/2009
Every once in a while a new home community comes along where the more homes are sold, the better the neighborhood gets.  This is definitely the case with Bedford in North Raleigh.  A new phase recently opened that promises to keep a steady supply of new homes for sale coming for the next few year...
05/29/2008
Are you thinking about buying a new home in Heritage Wake Forest?  This is a great time to do so because the the neighborhood is really starting to develop nicely.  New home construction will continue for several more years and the neighborhood has reached critical mass for lots of new amenities ...
05/20/2008
I just wrote an article over at RaleighRealEstateTalk.com about the issue of radon in residential real estate.  Personally, I insist that every one of my buyer clients have a continuous monitor radon test done.  Even though high radon levels can cause death, sometimes it still takes some convinci...
04/10/2008
Raleigh’s tallest building is under construction and huge incentives are available for anyone wanting to write a contract now. For a limited time, you can save up to $200,000 on select residences at The Soleil Center from the 20th through the 33rd floor. There are a total of 54 residential luxury...
03/04/2008
The Brier Creek area in North Raleigh is one of the hottest neighborhoods in our area.  It is a super convenient location and boasts an awesome retail area full of just about any shopping or restaurant you can imagine.  The main neighborhood here is Brier Creek Country Club.  As the name suggest,...
02/26/2008
 Home inspections can be one of the most stressful parts of the home buying process process for buyers, sellers and their agents.  Emotions can run high as everyone struggles to clearly define items that legitimately need repair.  An inspection report that is at odds with the terms of the purchas...
10/19/2007
What is the future of the real estate market in the Raleigh area?  Will home values go up or down?  Will buyers be able to get a good deal?  Is buying a home in the Raleigh area a smart move?  The answers to these questions vary quite a bit, depending on where you get your information and who you...
10/15/2007
The National Association of Realtors (NAR) just released its monthly market forecast and Raleigh home sales are given special mention for outperforming the rest of the country.  According to NAR Senior Economist Lawrence Yun, “markets like Austin, Salt Lake City and Raleigh have been outperformin...
10/12/2007
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