Brian Hargrove's Blog Posts

Brian Hargrove's Blog Posts

Happy Dance Selling Your Holly Springs NC Home
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15 Arts Events You Cant Miss In Raleigh NC This Summer
Another great article by Kristen Baughman  I have a child that attends high school in Raleigh at  Longleaf School of the Arts. This is a fantastic college prepatory schoo...

New High School Will Be A Dream Come True
Wake County and Fuquay-Varina officials grabbed shovels on Thursday, June 29, 2017, to take a ceremonial scoop of dirt, marking the beginning of Willow Spring High School’s const...

Summer Is Here
100 Outdoor Summer Concerts in Raleigh, N.C.                Raleigh knows how to rock the summer! The are...

32 New Things To Do In Raleigh NC This Spring
We love to call Raleigh our home for some many reasons. I am sure after reading  visitraleigh.com you will want to call Raleigh your home too. There are so many...

New Constuction
Do you dream of buying a newly constructed home? While there are a lot of benefits to a new build... Nothing beats the feeling of being the first person to live in a newly-bui...

Deed Restrictions
Do you know what deed restrictions are?? Deed restrictions are often called “restrictive covenants" Deed restrictions are rules and regulations that govern one or more lots or pa...

JC Raulston Arboretum
Have you ever visited the JC Raulston Arboretum?We recently spent a day there for Raulston Blooms a family event every year. It was a short drive from our home in beautiful  F...

10 Ways To Find Out About A Neighborhood Without Being There
I have relocated a few times from state to state and you just never know what a city and neighborhood is really like. What about schools, crime rates. things to do?? There are...

10 Ugly Wallpapers Youll Wish You Could Unsee
I remember as a small child going to the store with my mom as she picked out new wallpaper. Then she and my Aunt would get to work. Now when you visit a property do you ask yoursel...

Is Granite Going Out Of Style
Can it be?? But everyone loves granite? Or do they??? I have always been drawn more towards older homes with more character.  I find the newer homes to all be very simili...

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When is the best time to list my home ? It's been a rule of thumb that over the course of the past decade, people waited to list their home until the Spring.  In 2016 this has...

Find Your Ideal Neighborhood
There are alot of great areas out there and the internet makes it so easy to do our research!! Realtor. com has some great tools to get you started and the local agent can help you...

2016 Was The Best Year For Existing Home Sales In A Decade
It was a great year for home sales. What will 2017 bring us?? It’s a tough time for buyers—not enough homes on the market...

Childrens Bookstore Planned For Downtown Raleigh
Very exciting news for all of us book lovers. Kids that read tend to do better at school. If a bookstore is on your wish list for Downtown Raleigh, wishes do come true.   Re...

What Is A Cape Cod House Hint Its On Monopoly Boards
Is a Cape Cod your favorite type of architecture?? I have always loved a Cape Cod style home and also love living here in the Raleigh area. Can you really find them both?...

5 Vows To Make Now To Sell Your Home In 2017
Lots of great ideas to start the process....People vow to do all kinds of things—hit the gym, get more sleep, quit Froot Loops—and if you plan to sell your home this year, maki...

Raleigh NC Winter Temperature
It's that time of year again! While we don't see the harsh winters like the folks up North in Buffalo NY, we do have some days and nights during the winter here in the Raleigh area...

Community Sonoma Springs
Royal Oaks Homes introduces Sonoma Springs, which is located in one of the fastest growing towns in North Carolina, Fuquay-Varina. With floor plans ranging from about 2000 to over ...

Real Estate Titles
Did you know there was a difference???Real Estate Titles Explained: Agent, Broker, REALTOR®When you are looking for a real estate professional, it is wise to work with a member of...

Wake County Parks
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Raleigh Ranks Among Best Places Live Work Play And More
The following is a list of recognitions Raleigh has received throughout the years.Just some of the reasons many of us have come here and made it "Our Home"...

Things To Do In Raleigh NC November 2016
Raleigh, N.C., starts gearing up for the holidays this month! Shopping sprees, light displays, ballets and hockey games make for perfect weekend adventures, date nights and family ...

Why Single Ladies Are Buying A Place Of Their Own
“It  is really is an empowering thing to say you own a home,” As it turns out, single women have been the second-largest homebuying group behind married couples since at l...

NC State Fair In Raleigh October 13 Thru 23
Just one more reason to love living in the Raleigh area!!  Check out some newly listed homes right here in Raleigh!!It's the favorite week of North Carolinians (and our neighb...

Atkins Village Location FuquayVarina NC
Community OverviewLocated in Fuquay-Varina, Atkins Village will feature many of Royal Oaks’ award-winning floor plans ranging from 2,000-3,200 sq. ft. First floor owner suites, s...

Triangle Real Estate Market Update July 2016 Results
The Raleigh Durham area real estate market continues to thrive. Plenty of buyers and a lack of inventory has led to a reduction in the days on market for a listing down to 34 days....

Day Trip Itinerary Garner NC
Just 12-minute drive from downtown Raleigh, N.C.,Garnerhas retained its small-town charm while boasting an exceptional quality of life thanks to hundreds of acres of award-winning ...

Fuquay Mineral Spring Park
Visit the Fuquay Mineral Spring Park and drink the “healing waters” from the Fuquay Mineral Spring, for which the town gets the first part of its name. A beautiful place to pi...

Artful Expressions New Discoveries By Michael Robson
Raleigh, N.C., is full of passionate, creative people. A hub for visual artists, these creative types are physically changing the way our destination looks with beautiful public ar...

Open House In Fuquay Varina
Listed by Grow Local Realty of Holly Springs, this beautiful house is located on 1 acre in Fuquay Varina.  It is just under 4,500 square feet, 4 bedrooms + 3.5 baths + 3 car g...

Harris Teeter Coming To Downtown Raleighs Seaboard Station
Construction is set to begin at the end of 2017 or early 2018 on a 53,000-square-foot full-service Harris Teeter store in Seaboard Station off of Peace Street on the northern end o...

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Let The Games Begin
Have you ever felt like your Real Estate Agent wasn't doing you a service and did not have your best interest at heart?  Maybe you have felt like you were taken advantage of o...

Why You Choose Holly Springs NC As Your Place For Home
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q5yLMm_QcFc...

Triangle Real Estate Market Update May 2016
The Triangle MLS video above has great information about our red hot market. There is still a lack of supply which means homes are selling for top dollar.....Fast!  Average da...

Newset Member At NC State
NC State has another mascot.....son of Tuffy 1 is here Tuffy 2 Electric Boogaloo!Just a 25 minute from Fuquay-Varina is the PNC arena and Carter-Finley Stadium home to our beloved ...

Great Established Community In Fuquay Varina
West Oaks in Fuquay Varina is a great tree lined neighborhood. Here are some great homes for sale in West Oaks. Homes in West oaks...

Pig Out At The Apex Peak City Pig Fest
Don't miss out on the 5th annual Pig Fest this weekend in Downtown Apex. This is a great event for the entire family. Food, Activities and amazing BBQ. Per the official website&nbs...

Triangle Real Estate Market Update January 2016
The Triangle Real Estate Market continues to thrive. Below is a great market recap from the great team at the Triangle MLS. If you are currently in the market to buy or sell a home...

Johnston County Real Estate Market Update
Homes sales in Johnston County continue to be solid. Many sellers are getting full price offers and selling their homes in 90 days or less. There are several great deals in Johnsto...

Durant Nature Preserve
There are many fine parks in North Raleigh to spend a relaxing day or afternoon to decompress from the hectic workweek.  Durant Nature Preserve is a fine example of the p...

Fall Arts Fair
It's almost time for Raleigh's Fall Arts Fair.  Featuring Pullen and Sertoma Arts Center artists including jewelers, painters, potters and more.  Enjoy demonstrations, tr...

Calling All Raleigh Area Cyclists
Raleigh has begun the process of updating its 2009 Bicycle Plan.  Since the 2009 Bicycle Plan was adopted, the City has earned a Bronze-level Bicycle Friendly Community award,...

Free Raleigh Event Oct 31st SCARECROW FESTIVAL
Join Raleigh's annual homage to the scarecrow! Come build a scarecrow and get into the spirit of fall. Stuffing materials and forms to support your scarecrow are provided. You...

My Real Estate Agent Makes HOW Much
There’s a widely held belief that real estate agents get large checks on any given transaction. Many people believe that an agent makes 5, 6, 7 or even 10% just for being thei...

Recent Television Ads Directed At Veterans
Recently there have been many real estate ads on television directed at our veterans advising them to refinance their homes to cover credit card debt and other bills. While some pe...

So You Want To Buy A House
These are exciting times for home buyers--homes in the Raleigh area remain affordable and interest rates are still low.Here are a few (admittedly tongue-in-cheek) things to keep...

Understanding Real Estate Agency Relationships
Do you want to be sure that the agent who is answering your questions is working in your best interest or do you just assume that such is the case?There are several different ty...

If You Are Considering A Move To The Raleigh Area Check Out Average Home Prices Here
There are many reasons folks are moving to our area. Reasonable home prices, low property taxes, cost of living, job availability, great weather and proximity to the beaches a...

Even If You Are Short On Cash You May Still Be Able To Buy A Home
There is a little known loan available called a USDA Rural Development Loan that allows you to buy a home with no down payment even if you're not a Veteran or a first-time buyer. H...

Technology Jobs Are Fast Growing In The Raleigh Metro Area
Raleigh is No. 1 in the country for job growth in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) and No. 2 in the country for technology job growth over the last ten years.Our ar...

How To Be The House That Gets Noticed
The Spring selling season is here and there are a few things you can do to set your home apart from all of the other competing properties. Curb appeal is crucial-sometimes when...

Good News About Property Taxes In North Carolina And The Triangle Area
According to a recent study by RealtyTrac, North Carolina ranks among the fifteen lowest states in the nation for property taxes. That's good news for all of the people who pl...

Keeping Your Money Is Easy
 This...  ...is still the best solution to This!Here's how to Get started with a home for your family here....

Why The Raleigh NC Area Attracts Young Families
Well, no surprises here-NerdWallet has picked it's Top 10 Cities for Young Families and once again, the Raleigh area holds three spots in the Top 10.Some of the things that they an...

Sport Of Horses A New Horse Park In Snow Camp NC
Snow Camps newest horse park! Eventing, Dressage, Pony clubs, etc. Check out the link below and see what this new exciting venue is all about.  For all you horse people out th...

The Preserve At Buckhorn In Middlesex NC A New Horse Community
The Preserve at Buckhorn in Middlesex  is starting a new home/ horse community and have many lots available from 5-11 acres, additional acreage can be purchased if n...

Holly Springs Real Estate Market Is Red Hot
The real estate market in Holly Springs NC {mls: holly springs}continues to be very strong. Home are selling quicker than ever and we are seeing multiple offers on many homes....

Most Affordable Places To Live In North Carolina
SmartAsset has put out a list of the most affordable places to live in North Carolina and four of the top ten are right here in the Raleigh area!Knightdale tops the list at #1 ...

The Raleigh And Cary Areas Are Destinations For The NE Folks
United Van Line's 2014 National Mover's Study has shown what we here in the Raleigh/Cary area have known for many years-namely, that we are the choice of many, many people tired of...

How Much Cash You Need Upfront To Purchase A Home In The Raleigh Area
When you're buying your first home, cash outlay is very important. Here's what you need to know about how much money you need up front:When we find the right home and you're ready ...

My Christmas Gift To You An Easy Butter Toffee Recipe
I've found that making candy in the microwave is the easiest thing ever. Here's a quick and easy recipe for the Holidays:Microwave Butter Toffee1-1/3 cup sugar1 cup softened b...

Dreams Do Come True No Down Payment Needed
It's still the American Dream-to own your own home, right? But sometimes it's hard to save that money for a down payment, especially if home prices are on the rise.I can put you in...

The Turkey May Get Pardoned But
BUYER, THOU SHALT NOT...This is a list of a few simple guidelines that will preventany unnecessary delays in the processing of your homemortgage loan and could possibly disqualify ...

Getting Preapproved Is The Right Thing To Do
It’s in your best interests to get pre-approved. If you’ve ever spoken to a real estate agent in the past you’ve probably been asked, “Have you spoken with a lender?”&nbs...

What Realtors Need To Know About Credit Scores
Know which scores mortgage lenders depend on to fund loans When shopping for a good mortgage interest rate, consumers need to know their credit sco Many go “on line” to...

Where Buyers Found The Home They Purchased
The percentage of buyers who found their homes on the Internet has remained steady at 43 percent for two years in a row (2013 -2014).  Also, first-time homebuyers were much...

Mobil Apps And Websites Outpacing Yard Signs And Open Houses
Young homebuyers are more likely to get information from mobile apps and websites than yard signs and open houses, according to an annual survey released today by the Natio...

The Real Estate Transaction Of Which I Am Most Proud
Many years ago I had a wonderful, young family come to me to buy their first home. They had three small children and, like most first-time buyers they were very excited about the p...

Planes Trains And Automobiles
Well ok, not planes-but on March 21, 2015, which will be the 175th anniversary of the first train arriving in Raleigh, the City of Raleigh and the North Carolina Department of Tr...

Raleigh NC Real Estate 2014 Third Quarter Update
So the overview for the Raleigh NC Real Estate Market is that showings and Closings are on the increase,  and inventory is decreasing except the new homes inventory....

Unraveling The Mysteries Of REALTOR Speak
How Not to Advertise a Home for Sale!estate hme! Kit w/42" cherrystaindcabs w/satnncklpulls, granitectops, cntrislnd w/barovrhng, tlebcksplsh, ss appls incldng a 5 burnrgascktp! ...

The Raleigh Area Really Shines In October
It is 80 degrees and sunny today and the leaves have not yet started turning (but that is just why so many people move to our area-for our gorgeous weather!)There are so very man...

Raleighs Accolades Just Keep Coming
For the fourth time in the past eight years Raleigh has been named the best place for business and careers by Forbes Magazine. The other years were 2011, 2009 and 2007.If you'd lik...

Get Your House Ready For Fall
The days are getting shorter and the weather is getting a bit cooler. Now is the time to turn your attention to a few things you can do to get your house ready for the cooler wea...

Annual Bluegrass Festival In Raleigh Hope To See Yall There
I am a 4th generation New Yorker, and believe it or not we had Hootenannies in the Village (folk music performed in coffee houses in Greenwich Village).  Don’t know if th...

Holly Springs NC Real Estate Market Update August 2014 Results
The Holly Springs NC Real Estate market continues to thrive. While the closings were down about 12% year over year, they were up 12% when compared to July 2014. The average listing...

Raleigh NC Is One Of The Top 10 Metro Areas Where Seniors Are On The Rise
Raleigh made another top 10 list.  If you’re a senior, this is good news; if not then maybe you won’t be throwing confetti. A realtor.com analysis 10 metropolitan mar...

Wake County Population Reaches 1 Million Mark
Wake County officials had been "counting up" to the milestone since Monday, when they posted a digital ticker on the county’s website to mark the mathematical moment ...

Free Down Payment Money
The North Carolina Housing Finance Agency is here to help you in a big way.Even if you're not a first-time buyer there is money available if you need help coming up with a down pay...

That Big Yellow School Bus
It's hard to believe that the (unofficial) end of summer is already here and that the kids are heading back to school already!Wake County is growing quickly and will add it's one m...

If Youre New To Raleigh And Even If Youre Not
Raleigh and the surrounding area head so many "best of" lists that it's hard to keep up.If you're planning a move to the area or if you already live here the City of Raleigh offers...

Why You Need A Home Inspection
Even a brand new house can have things wrong with it. The people who build houses are just that, people—and people can make mistakes. Often it can be something that you can’t s...

All Dogs Want To Run Without Being Leashed
The Raleigh area has numerous fenced parks for Fido to run around in, unleashed, till he is exhausted.  Most have separate fenced ares for the little dogs to play in and ...

Its Not ALWAYS About Negotiating
When it comes to buying a home many buyers feel that it should always be a negotiation between themselves and the seller when it comes to the purchase price of the property. That...

Why Redfin Zillow And Trulia Havent Killed Off Real Estate Brokers
Brokers have resisted the onslaught of Internet real estate sites such as Zillow, Redfin and Trulia, and their fees have remained consistent. Yet, the electronic marketplace has v...

If You Really Like It You Can Be Sure Someone Else Does Too
Many people today start out by looking for their new home on the internet. They start to get a sense of what they like and don’t like in a home and then start to save a few lis...

Why Your Buyers Agent Is So Important To You
You can have the home you want and you can have the services of a knowledgeable, thorough, efficient advocate who works just for you for FREE (in most cases)!Yes, the seller still ...

Home Sales First Time Home Buyers And Renters
I was glad to read that pending home sales jumped 6.1% in May, and not surprised to learn they were down 5.2% from the same time last year.  However, the jump in pending sale...

Did You Know This About Independence Day
 The Continental Congress voted for Independence from Great Britain actually on July 2, 1776 but did not approve the Declaration of Independence until July 4th, 1776, which...

Raleigh NC Real Estate Very Strong And Still Rising
Raleigh NC Real Estate very strong and still rising. Raleigh NC real estate rose 4% this Spring. click on this site to read more about it. http://www.newsobserver.com/2014/06/...

When Youre HungryDurham NC Is The Place To Be
When you're hungry...Durham, NC is the place to be!Named the "Foodiest Town in the Southeast," The dining opportunities are even more enhanced with the addition of great food truck...

The Forth Of July Is A Blast In Durham
The Forth of July is a blast in Durham! The Durham NC Real Estate scene is very exciting! There is a lot to do in Durham, NC and this is the place to see it all. Follow the link to...

Raleigh NC May 2014 Real Estate Market News
The Raleigh NC Real Estate Market had more May showings than any previous May back to 2010 according to the Triangle MLS. The increased number of showing and a continued reduction ...

Home Prices In Wake County For May Suggest A Slowing Market
Yes, it’s still a seller’s market, with an 8.8% increase of homes listed in May.  However, overall, listings were comparatively flat with prices up only 6% year over yea...

Durham Farmers Market Is A Big Part Of The Durham Real Estate Scene
The Durham NC Real Estate scene is very exciting! There is a lot to do in Durham, NC and this is the place to see it all. One of the outstanding features in ...

School Ratings And Due Diligence
There seems to be a new proliferation of sights that want to tell you about school "ratings." While it's always good to have information of what other parents think of a ...

Uber Raleigh
If you are sick of waiting for a Taxi and need a ride look into Uber. Uber is quick to show up has great drivers and the cost is cheaper than a cab. click on the link below and see...

Security Tips For A Listing
Some do's and don'ts to pass on to sellers....Never let potential buyers know your schedule. Don’t tell them when you won’t be at home, when your spouse won’t be home,...

Spotlight On Wake Forest NC
Wake Forest is a storied little town located just north of Raleigh. Formerly the home of Wake Forest University it is now home to the Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary wh...

Raleigh NC Real Estate Market Update Homes Are Selling
Check out this great video that explains what occurred in the Raleigh NC Real Estate Market  for the month of May 2014. Decreased inventory and increased sales month over mont...

First Friday Art Walk In Downtown Raleigh
When you move to a new city, it’s natural to want to make the foreign more familiar. Granted, Raleigh isn’t exactly new for me; I’ve lived in the city since I was a baby. I...

Mortgage Rates Fall Lowest Since October
However, I learned that lower mortgage rates have not done much for the housing market. Applications for home mortgages are about 10% behind the pace of a year ago, (acco...

Spotlight On The Triangle Area Of Raleigh Durham Chapel Hill
The Triangle gets it’s name from Research Triangle Park, a collection of businesses and government agencies located near the Raleigh-Durham International Airport and surrounded...

There Is A Lot To Do In Durham NC
The Durham NC Real Estate scene is very exciting! There is a lot to do in Durham, NC and this is the place to see it all. Follow the link to the Durham Visitor's Bur...

Clayton NC Real Estate Remains Strong
Homes continue to sell at or above original asking price in many cases. Low inventory and low interest rates are keeping the Clayton NC real estate market attractive to buyers. Man...

Rolesville NC Is Growing Rapidly
According to the latest statistics released by the census bureau, Rolesville NC has been experiencing major population growth.  Rolesville, a small town located just outside o...

The Durham NC Real Estate Market Is A Great Place To Find Your New Home
The Durham NC Real Estate market is a great place to find your new home! Whether you are looking for a place to live or to invest. The Durham NC Real Estate opportunit...

Decorating On A Budget
I’ve always been a fan in the idea of “less is more.” From personal style or the bumper stickers you put on your car, simplicity has always been key in my book. I’ve alwa...

There Is A Lot To Do In Durham NC
The Durham NC Real Estate scene is very exciting! There is a lot to do in Durham, NC and this is the place to see it all. Follow the link to the Durham Visitor's Bureau w...

Tree Houses
Treehouses   I was just thinking,what is something that make Children Love treehouses? Weather it's sleeping under the stars, telling ghost stories or ...

Read This If Youre Unsure How To Proceed In Homeownership
HOME OWNERSHIP TIMELINE   Timelines are approximate. Actual dates will be finalized during/after the offer process.   Step 1 The Offer Have earnest money ...

Cash Deals On The Rise
Now here’s a news article that caught my attention: All-cash deals hit a record 43% of home sales during the first three months of 2014, according to RealtyTrac. If you ha...

Strawbarry Season In North Carolina
May Is Strawberry MonthOne of the great reasons to Purchase a home is NC , is the wonderful fruit the earth yields  In may the Strawberries are ripe and juicy .Perfect to make...

What You Need To Know About Current Interest Rates
As real estate agents we get notifications from the lenders that we work with on a regular basis regarding rates and what they are doing. On Friday interest rates trended downward,...

Forbes 20 Fastest Growing Cities
Forbes 20 fastest growing Cities in America. Raligh NC takes the #2 spot for more click on the link and read the article. http://www.forbes.com/sites/erincarlyle/2014/02/14/am...

Fixed Or Adjustable Rate Mortgage
What is the mortgage for you? This article may help you decide what Mortgage is for you. http://.newsobserver.com/2014/04/25/3810977/your-choice-fixed-or-adjustable.html?sp=/9...

Time To Graduate To A New Home
1. When you hire a Buyer’s Agent, the seller pays the commission!2. When you hire a Buyer’s Agent, they represent only your best interests!3. When you hire ...

Helping Children Cope With A Move
Over the years of being a Real Estate Broker many of my buyers have made suggestions that have helped their children handle a move. From personal experience, I’ve also added a ...

ie. High School Team Wins Big.
Helping Children Cope with a Move Over the years of being a Real Estate Broker many of my buyers have made suggestions that have helped their children handle a move. From pers...

Nice Information To Have
I hope you find this information helpful in deciding on your new home... Average Sales Price in...Cary/Apex/Morrisville $316,630Chapel Hill/Carrboro $360,272Durham $207,108Fuq...

Ellie Mae Didnt She Play On The Beverly Hillbillies
Ellie Mae is actually a loan origination and tracking software extensively used by lenders to track new mortgages nationwide. Here are some of their findings: ·  &n...

The Ten Mandates When Applying For A Real Estate Loan
The Ten Mandates When Applying for a Real Estate Loan   1.       Thou shall NOT change jobs, become self-employed or quit your job. 2...

Spend An Afternoon With Your Kids At The NC Museum Of Natural Sciences
     The NC Museum of Natural Sciences is located in downtown Raleigh and admission is FREE!  There's plenty of exhibits & activities to keep your...

Wake Forest NC Real Estate Market Is Hot
Homes in Wake Forest are selling quickly and in many neighborhoods home prices are rising. With interest rates still low, it is a great time to buy or sell. Want to see the newest ...

PreQualification And PreApproval
As a Real Estate Broker, I always ask a potential buyer if they have been pre-qualified and pre-approved for a loan.  This simply means as a buyer, you should a...

What To Do Out In This Beautiful Raleigh Area Weather
    Looking to get outdoors and enjoy the wonderful weather Raleigh is experiencing?  How about visiting North Carolina's first public park, which is also the n...

Area High Schools Make US News And World Report Best List
     US News and World Report ranked our nation's high schools to come up with a list of the top performing ones.  They took into consideration the perform...

Free Music On Tap
The Triangle area (better known as Raleigh/Durham/Chapel Hill) is getting ready to kick off it's summer series of free concerts.What better way to get out, for very little money, a...

Murphys Hay Farm Louisburg Convenient To The Raleigh Area
Looking for a one stop feed/supply  dealer? Murphys in Louisburg NC has a large selection of hay and variety of grains for all your horse and livestock needs. So if ...

Horse Properties For Sale In Raleigh NC And Surrounding Towns
  If your on the search for the perfect Horse Property you have come to the right place! Many wonderful homes available in  Raleigh and     the surrou...

Set Your Home Apart From The Competition
The Spring selling season is here and there are a few things you can do to set your home apart from all of the other competing properties. Curb appeal is crucial-sometimes when I p...

Norris Creek Entertainment Complex Louisburg NC
 Norris Creek Entertainment Complex is not far from Zebulon, Wendell and Knightdale. Its a fairly new venue that has events planned all summer long. It has a wonderful Co...

Raleigh NC Real Estate Are You Looking For A Really Good Realtor
Are you looking for a Raleigh NC Real Estate agent that would work hard for you and look out for your best interests? I am a full time Raleigh NC Real Estate agent that works very ...

Why You Need An Experienced Real Estate Agent
In this age of digital communication, where you can easily find information on the Internet about a home, why would you need an experienced agent working just for you? Here’...

Zebulon Easter Egg Hunt
Zebulon Parks and Recreation is having an Easter egg hunt on April 12th at 10am. The event is free but you do  need to supply the Easter basket.  So come on out to Z...

Mudcats Baseball Has Begun At Five County Stadium Zebulon NC
Come on out and bring the family to watch Muddy and the Carolina Mudcats play some ball!  The stadium is very easy to get too, right off of 39 and 264 in Zebulon. &n...

Raleigh NC Real Estate Foreclosure Assistance
Raleigh NC Home owners if you need assistance with your mortgage a new Grant has been awarded to North Carolina. Not only to Raleigh NC Real Estate  home owners but to ho...

NC Real Estate Home Market Is Strong And Getting Even Stronger
NC Real Estate home prices are rising. NC Real Estate in February saw a increase in pricing but still low on inventory. NC Real Estate is part of the  12.2 percent nation...

Home Prices Are On The Rise In The Raleigh Durham Area
There's good news all around! For sellers-home prices in our area are rising at an average rate of 10% over what they did last year. The average price for a home here is now in the...

NC Real Estate Garner NC Best Home In Garner
This is the Nicest home in Garner and it is For sale now. dont take my word look at the listing and see for your self. Click on the link and it will bring you to the home: &nb...

Wake County Libraries Offer New Program For Children And Their Parents
Looking for something to do with the little ones?Wake County libraries offer monthly storytimes during the third week of each month. The aim of this program, called "$mart Cho...

Healthy Lifestyle In Wake County Nc
For the fifth year in a row Wake County, NC, home to Raleigh, Cary, Apex, Knightdale, Wake Forest and many more towns and cities, has been named North Carolina's healthiest county....

Another Reason Apex Is A Great Place To Live
The Town of Apex has scheduled a Grand Opening for a new park to serve all the residents. This 160 acre park will include an amphitheater, a disc golf course, as well as walking an...

NC Real Estate Cary Takes The Number 2 Spot To Live In The US
Cary NC takes the number two spot in best 100 places to live in the US. Visit this website and see the list.http://www.areavibes.com/best-places/america/ ...

Clayton NC Real Estate Why Wouldnt You Want To Move To This Town
Here is a great example of a town that is wanting to grow the correct way and take care of its residents. click on this site http://www.claytonnewsstar.com/2014/03/17/3709575/...

Garner NC Real Estate Town Improvements
Why wouldn't you want to live in a town that is improving its way of living. Town officials are working to improve  the way of living and trying to bring in more Businesses to...

NC Real Estate Owning VS Buying
Owning vs. Renting If you think you can't afford to buy a home consider this: The homeownership rate in the U.S. is nearly 69 percent — indicating that homeownership is with...

NC Top 10 Places To Buy A Home
The housing market is very good in North Carolina but we are seeing a shortage of homes for sale. Market prices are strong and now we are seeing more home buyers than homes for sal...

Cary Real Estate Is Very Low
This year has started slow with homes for sale. Pricing is great we are actually seeing multiple offers on active listings and homes are selling fast. for more info click on this l...

Raleigh NC Real Estate Market Update
The Triangle MLS has reported that inventory continues to decline; down 6% last month.  The low inventory has helped keep the days on market to just under 90 days. Which is ab...

Raleigh Real Estate Market Sees Many Buyers And Fewer Listings
The Raleigh NC Real Estate continues to be strong. We are consistently voted as one of the best places to live in the US. right now we are seeing plenty of buyers, but the number o...

Holly Springs Named Best Place For Home Ownership In North Carolina
The numbers crunching team at Nerd Wallet spent time figuring out where the best place for home ownership was in North Carolina and Holly Springs took top honors. This is the ...

Sellers Happy With The Raleigh NC Real Estate Market
The lack of inventory in our market has resulted in many sellers receiving multiple offers on their homes. While it remains extremely important to have your home priced correctly a...

Raleigh NC Real Estate 2014 Market Update
The latest report from the Triangle MLS has just been released and includes info on the Raleigh NC Real Estate results from January 2014. The update focuses mainly on the shrinking...


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