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Why Would A Luxury Builder Developer Panel Say No To Amazon?Asked if they were in favor of Raleigh as a possible site and the second headquarters for Amazon they said an emphatic no?   But why? Here is my insight and my take after attending a recent Triangle Business Journal business breakfast. A...
Most Millennials start out renting and taking advantage of the lower monthly costs and flexibility that renting provides. Many remain tenants for the same reasons. Others, however, reach a point at which buying a home makes more sense than paying a landlord a monthly fee.  Do you want to build eq...
Many home sellers say they want to "sell fast for more money." One of the best tools to achieve that goal is home staging. The fact is, staged homes sell faster. It's difficult for home buyers to picture themselves living in other peoples' homes. Personal items and clutter can make buyers feel un...
If you are ready to sell your home, your primary goal is to sell it as quickly as possible.  After all, having your home on the market is stressful. If you have listed your home and find that it's just not selling, there is a reason. Here are some potential reasons why your home may not be sellin...
A New Home for You and Your Dog in Raleigh NCA fresh start. Moving is usually a pretty stressful event, for humans and pets alike. With so many unknowns, it’s easier for people to find and focus on the positives. The family critters, however, can’t unwind with a glass of wine or express their fea...
Are you looking for a home near Research Triangle Park NC?  Consider Durham NC where home values are ready to skyrocket.Research Triangle Park NC (RTP) and Durham NC are on the verge of home value explosion. The Raleigh Durham (RDU) area is on the short list of the 5 top cities proposed for Amazo...
I recently listed a Raleigh NC luxury home for sale that had a Zestimate of about $936,000.  I contacted Zillow and offered details about the unique features of the home and corrected the square footage.  As a result, the new Zestimate is about $1,100,000.  The original Zestimate was off by about...

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