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My blog consists of common questions and concerns dealing with buying and selling real estate. Covering all of Wake County which is the home of Raleigh, Cary, Fuquay Varina and Holly Springs just to name a few...you can always count on an informative ...not so boring opinion. It's a STEW of information dealing with all aspects of Real Estate.
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As I have said before there are many acronyms in the Real Estate Business and today I will give a brief explanation for REO Properties.  REO stand for Real Estate Owned.  Basically when a house that has been foreclosed does not sell at the auction, the house goes back to the mortgage company and ...
09/10/2007
 Below are the Statistics for Wake County NC including Raleigh and Cary for the month of July 2007.  Also included, but not limited to is Fuquay Varina, Holly Springs, Apex and Garner, NC.  I hope this helps and for more information visit me here.  Number Of Active Listings= 7,663Single and Multi...
08/24/2007
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In the Real Estate business there are a lot......a lot of acronyms.  So what do they all mean.  The one I get a lot of questions on is a BPO.  You may hear the term if you are in the banking industry, lending industry and definitely in the Real Estate business.  BPO is a Broker Price Opinion.  So...
08/16/2007
Below are the Real Estate Trends or better known as Statistics for June 2007 in Wake County NC which includes Raleigh, Cary and surrounding smaller towns like Fuquay Varina and Apex.  I hope this helps and for more information visit here.   Number Of Active Listings= 7,270Single and Multi Family ...
08/01/2007
With all the talk over the last decade of "saving the environment" and curbing global warning the concept is now catching on with homeowners when looking to build or upgrade existing homes.  The idea of recycling and being super Eco-friendly is not just for the so called Hippies and "Environmenta...
07/30/2007
Many people across the country are hearing more about the Raleigh/Cary NC Real Estate Market.  Aside from Raleigh being the capital of North Carolina, the city is positioned in a perfect geographic location.  We are about 2 hours from the coast and around 4 hours from the mountains.  Instead of a...
07/26/2007
Recently Forbes Magazine has named Raleigh, NC the best place to sell a home.  They called it a seller's market and backed that up with the average time to sell as being 90 days on the market.  A Seller's Market is when homes sell quickly and sellers have the upper hand in pricing and usually can...
07/25/2007
In your quest to buy or sale Real Estate you may have no idea how or where to get started.  Real Estate is one of those industries in which it pays to know someone....OR someone who knows someone:)  Most if not all REALTORS work by referrals meaning they depend on their past clients to send them ...
07/19/2007
Many buyers ask this question before writing a contract and my answer to them as well as to the seller if I am the listing agent is....I would strongly consider the pros (plural) vs. the con.  The only con would be price.  Like anything of value there is a cost associated with it, but they vary. ...
07/11/2007
The old addage is the proof is in the pudding.  Mark Twain said there are three types of lies...lies, damn lies and statistics.  Well now I am really confused, but our Triangle Area MLS keeps very good statistics which we call Market Trends and good REALTORS follow and update their clients.  Here...
06/28/2007
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My blog consists of common questions and concerns dealing with buying and selling real estate. Covering all of Wake County which is the home of Raleigh, Cary, Fuquay Varina and Holly Springs just to name a few...you can always count on an informative ...not so boring opinion. It's a STEW of information dealing with all aspects of Real Estate.