Apex, NC Real Estate News

By Mike Jaquish, 919-880-2769 Cary, NC, Real Estate
(Realty Arts)
Beckett Crossing is a pleasant and mature neighborhood in Apex, NC, off Olive Chapel Road.  Access to the neighborhood is directly from Olive Chapel Road or from Beaver Creek Shopping Center through Carriage Downs on Red Barn Way.   Raleigh or NC State University are a 30 minute commute.  The Research Triangle Park, "RTP," is about a 25 minute drive.  Heavy drive-time traffic can affect either commute. The neighborhood was developed in the mid 1990's by Comstock Homes of NC.  136 pleasant transitional homes comprise Beckett Crossing, with home sizes ranging from 2000 to 4100 square feet.  Typical amenities include two story family rooms, 3 to 5 bedrooms, 2.5 to 3.5 baths, separate formal areas, plentiful windows to light the home, .25 to .48 acre lots, 2 car garages, dual-zone HVAC with...
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By Tracy Santrock, Raleigh - Cary Broker
(Santrock Realty Group Inc. ,)
In many regions across the United States home prices have been rising sharply, and media coverage has predicted a burst in the "so-called" housing market bubble. Are you are concerned about a possible real estate bubble in Raleigh? " The National Association of Realtors Research Division recently conducted a home price analysis in the Raleigh-Cary MSA. The reports concluded that there was very little danger of a housing market bust in this region. In fact, the reports stated that local housing markets were in excellent shape with a potential for significant housing equity gains, particularly for homebuyers who plan to remain in their house for the long run. Additionally, local markets had very favorable home price-to-income ratios and even better mortgage servicing cost-to-income ratios...
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By Mike Jaquish, 919-880-2769 Cary, NC, Real Estate
(Realty Arts)
Haddon Place is a pleasant and mature neighborhood of 102 homes off North Salem Street.  Brittley Way, the main artery of the neighborhood links North Salem Street with Haddon Hall, the adjoining subdivision. Raleigh, NC is a 20 minute commute.  Cary is a 10 minute drive. The Research Triangle Park, "RTP," is about the same.  Both commutes can vary during heavy drive-time traffic. The neighborhood was developed in the mid 1990's by JVI Development and Southern Custom Homes of Fuquay Varina.  102 pleasant transitional homes comprise Haddon Place with home sizes ranging from 1900 to 2500 square feet.  View available homes in Haddon Place.   Typical amenities include bonus rooms, 3 to 4 bedrooms, 2.5 or 3 baths, separate formal areas, many windows to light the home, .25 to .3 acre lots, 2 ...
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By Mike Jaquish, 919-880-2769 Cary, NC, Real Estate
(Realty Arts)
  Scott's Mill is a highly desired community built on neotraditional design.  Scott's Mill is located southwest of the center of old Apex, NC,off Apex-Barbecue Road. Raleigh is a 25 minute commute.  The Research Triangle Park, "RTP," is about the same.  Both commutes can vary during heavy drive-time traffic. The community was developed in the mid to late 1990's by Stratford Woods, LLC, and Scott's Woods, LLC.  Five quality builders provided homes to Scott's Mill, ranging from cozy craftsman-style townhomes in Bungalow Park, to single family charleston, craftsman, and victorian-style single family homes, with home sizes available ranging from 1300 to 3300 square feet.      Alleys provide access for parking and services.  Alleys allow homeowners access to parking or garages behind homes. ...
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By Tracy Santrock, Raleigh - Cary Broker
(Santrock Realty Group Inc. ,)
For those of you who love working out in the beautiful Cary/Raleigh YMCA's and have been waiting for years for the new YMCA in Apex/Holly Springs your day is almost here.  The YMCA of the Triangle enters an exciting new eara with the groundbreaking of the Southwest Wake YMCA.  Volunteers and community leaders gathered at the property at 8951 Holly Springs Road in Apex on Tuesday.  The main building will be nearly 45,000 square feet and will include an indoor track,gymnasium, wellness center and nursery.  Other amenities include steam and sauna rooms for men and women.  The new YMCA will have a variety of popular programs similar to the other YMCAs in the area like after school, track-out programs and summer day camps.  In addition to the new amenities, the YMCA will have a big impact on...
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By Tracy Santrock, Raleigh - Cary Broker
(Santrock Realty Group Inc. ,)
   Chapel Hill developers East West Partners and Beacon Street Development of Raleigh are planning an upscale, mixed use project similar to Meadowmont for approximately 76.3 acres near downtown Apex. According to Apex town records, plans were originally submitted October 3, 2005 and were endorsed by the planning commision on September 11 of this year. The town council will vote on the project next month. Read the September 11 notes from Apex Planning Board Meeting.The development, known as Trackside South is across Hunter Street and the Apex town hall and is bordered to the west by CSX Railroadtracks. Plans filed with the town of Apex include 470 residential units, 87,000 square feet of retail space and 43,000 square feet of office space.The planning board meets the second Monday of eac...
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