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Welcome to Raleigh - Cary Home Reviews and Real Estate News your Relocation and Real Estate Specialist. Thank you for reading my Blog. We intended to provide valuable, interesting, informative and/or sometimes fun information about North Carolina and in particular the Raleigh, Cary, Apex, Durham, and Chapel Hill areas. You'll also find information about Research Triangle Park, Cary, Apex, Holly Springs, Fuquay-Varina, Pittsboro & surrounding. Please join me on my Carolina Life Homes Sites as well. Enjoy and please feel free to contact me - 919-602-8489 or info@carlafreund.com.



How to Prepare for a Snow Storm It's going to Snow!  If you're new to North Carolina, you might be wondering what you can do to be prepared for the Winter Snow.  From what I understand, we don't know how to drive when it snows it our area.  A lot of us didn't grow up with much snow.  Plus, becaus...
Does a V-Tour of a Community Make a Difference?  Thinking outside the box - it's a great idea to have a Virtual Tour of a Community you're selling.  We're all connected these days.  There are many times we sell the community before we even sell the home.   I have been asked by sellers if I will d...
In case you missed it, here's a great article from my Business Partner, Sharon Kowitz.  We're always staying "In the Know" and here's a great example. This past week I attended a Cary Chamber of Commerce breakfast event at Prestonwood Country Club. The subject was, The 2011 Economic Forecast. Our...
Below is an Article from Your Home and Lifestyle Magazine: Has your living room seen better days? Perhaps it's a bit on the tired side, or so prim and proper that no one dares to cross the threshold. In either case, a transformation could be long overdue. The good news is that it doesn't have to ...
I'm re-blogging this for the benefit of those who read my outside blog.  Sellers, please read and take to heart. There truly are serious buyers out there and they want to see your home before they make an offer. Yes, there are circumstance that prevent you from letting them in, but, when put in ...
Sellers Take Note: There are many things a buyer cannot expect from sellers.  However, Sellers need to know the honest truth about why Buyers are passing their homes by.  Fellow Active Rainer Claudette put together this list that truly spells it out.  If you can't remedy all of these things, con...
How To Sell Your Home During An Economic Downturn For many, 2010 was a challenging year for Real Estate Sales.  Can you believe we had multiple offers on some homes? We’re actually negotiating a multiple offer as I write this letter. How does that happen? For beginners, it has to look good, smell...
on location Is it Really a Buyers Market? Yes, Virginia, it really is a Buyers Market…   What exactly doesn’t that mean?  It doesn’t mean buyers can be rude and demanding. It doesn’t mean you can have the sellers first born. It doesn’t mean every house is on sale for half price. I can just hear ...
Many people relocate to NC from other states and countries.  Sometimes, people forget to check the law pertaining to children and car seats. As a Realtor, we have to abide by the laws when taking children in our cars.  The NC Law States: Restraint Required: » A properly used child restraint devic...
On occasion, I work with folks who need a temporary rental until they are ready or can purchase a home.  Until recently, I didn't realize how difficult it can be to find a rental if you have certain dogs.  Those who have a dog on the dangerous breed list may have a difficult time finding a place ...


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