The biggest single factor to determine pricing of a home is “Floored, Heated Square Footage”. The second is the value of the land it sits on followed by an array of factors such as condition,…

  2018 was nothing short of being a crazy year for the real estate market in the Raleigh/Triangle area. The combination of a perceived better economy and continued low interest rates sparked a phenomenal market…

Is Spring really the best time of year to place your home on the market?  Many homeowners believe this because buyer demand traditionally increases at that time of year, but what they don’t realize is…

While companies offering a guaranteed offer for homes have been around for a number of years, they have become increasingly noticeable over the past year.  For those who have not heard of the guaranteed offer,…

These are very frustrating times for many people looking to purchase a home, especially first time home buyers.  It is no secret that nationally there is a shortage of available housing and the demand far…

Are you looking to list a home for sale?  More and more people are placing their homes for sale on their own and home buyers  have a large choice of websites in which to start…

When a home is yours, it’s about more than simply having your name on the mortgage. Your home takes on your style, creates memories, and becomes more than simply a possession– it is a part…

Shopping for a home can be very exciting, especially if this is your first time.  There are home buying rules and etiquette which should be followed when searching for a home. Whether you have scheduled…

“It is often said that the three most important factors in making a home buying decision are “location,” “location,” and “location.”  Other than “location,” the single most-important factor is probably the size or “square footage”…

FSBO vs. Real Estate Professional Today’s digital age empowers people to do more from their laptop, tablet or cell phone than ever before.  Home sellers are now feeling the ability to try FSBO (For Sale By…

Invariably, as you set out to improve and beautify your home, you’ll be torn as to whether you should do it yourself (DIY) or hire a professional to carry out the job. How do you…

According to the November 2017 REALTORS® Confidence Index Survey recently put out by the National Association of Realtors, 61 percent of  first time home buyers made a low down payment on their mortgage. These were amounts of…

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