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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.

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2011 

I was looking for this info.  It was posted a while ago but, I figure there are those out there who would like to review what the point system is.  I don't know how I missed the fact you get points for logging in each day.  You may or may not be driven by the point system.  Even if you're not, it...
01/14/2011
If you're struggling with trying to blog and get on Active Rain on a regular basis then this blog by Karen Fiddler is a must read.  I admit, I find AR very valuable to Google Juice and I also find great info on AR.  I'm one of those still figuring it out and how I can contribute.  Getting on AR o...
01/13/2011
I actually found this as a re-blog someone else did.  It's a great post about using Rain Barrels.  In the Triangle, we have water conservation rules in place.  Often, people will let their lawns go because it can be too difficult to keep up with the every other day watering or they just don't wan...
01/11/2011
Originally posted by Nevin from CA, I'm re-posting because this has been a hot button for me over the past few years.  I keep a list of loan officers who work hard for my buyers, catch red flags up front before they have an outlay of money, and do everything in their power to get the deal throug...
01/11/2011
Deborah makes some excellent points about using a Real Estate Professional when purchasing New Construction.  Just to add to her comments, there are some excellent builders out there.  However, they usually don't do the research for the buyers and gain an understand of what the buyer is looking ...
01/10/2011
Debbie has made dispelled some common myths about RE Agents.  Some people think all we do or all they need us to do is show homes.  Although that does take our time, is only a small part of the benefit of using a Real Estate Professional. Common Myths About Real Estate Agents Ask anyone about th...
01/10/2011
This Cary Home is Ready for Move-In and Priced Well.  Built by Rice Builders, this home exudes quality and beauty.  306 Melvin Jackson - The Estates at Olde Carpenter - Front Exterior Gorgeous Custom Kitchen Nice Large Pantry Family Room with Built Ins Mudroom Master Bedroom Master Bathroom Scree...
01/10/2011
There are so many reasons for a buyer to sign for exclusive representation.  I always people what a small world this is.  You don't want everyone knowing your business.  By going from Real Estate Agent to Real Estate Agent, no one is looking our for your best interest yet, you're giving all your...
01/10/2011
If you're planning to use your home as a rental, you'll want to contact your insurance company as well.  Be sure to find out what their policy is regarding dogs and or pets.  Original Post:  Empty House? Check your insurance policy Sometimes I work with sellers who have already vacated their pro...
01/10/2011
Ron gives us his insight on the Foreclosure process.  A lot of homeowners don't know you don't have to move out the moment you receive the foreclosure notice.  Who knows, maybe you can get your home sold either outright or in a short sale before the bank forecloses.  It's worth a try. Tracy CA –...
01/10/2011