Archives: April 2013

Lake Benson Boathouse Open

The Lake Benson Boathouse has opened for the 2013 season! Take advantage of the beautiful weather and spend a day at the lake. Although there are no private boats allowed on the lake, you can rent one of their fleet of boats or canoes to the public by the hour or for the whole day. […]

Return Of The Bidding War

Bidding wars are back in real estate! In March, 75% of agents with broker Redfin reported that their clients offers were countered with other bids. Agents all over the country are reporting intense competition for prime listings; the recent sale of two condos in Cambridge, Massachusetts prompted bids from over 250 potential buyers. Homebuyers are eager […]

Johnston County Parade Of Homes

In the market for a new home? The Johnston County Parade of Homes is being held over the next few weekends: April 13-14, 20-21, and 27-28th. Homes will be open from 10 AM-6 PM on Saturdays and 1 PM-6 PM on Sundays. Members of the Home Builders’ Association from across the county will showcase their […]

Triangle Jobless Rate Falls

The Triangle’s jobless rate fell to 7.5% in February, which is down from 8.1% in January according to the NC Department of Commerce. This is substantially lower than the 8.2% rate reported in February of 2012. The Raleigh-Durham metros added about 19,300 jobs between February of 2012 to February 2013, and added 8,200 jobs in […]

Little Kids Cook!

The “Little Kids Classes” offered at Marbles Kids Museum are a great way to get your toddlers actively learning! The “Little Kids Cook” series teaches kids to prepare yummy dishes inspired by well-loved books, and this week’s class is called “Apple-licious”, giving a little hint as to the featured menu item! The class is from […]

Home Prices Growing As Fast As Before Collapse

The S&P/Case-Shiller Index, the most widely-followed measure of home prices, rose at its fastest rate since the summer of 2006 in January. The data shows a sustained drawing down of the shadow inventory, and a continued positive trend in home sales. The growth is expected to continue; Barclay’s economic research team estimates that home prices […]

The 44th Southern Ideal Home Show!

Spring is here; the season of home improvements and landscaping projects is upon us! If you are looking for some inspiration, advice, or expert help the Southern Ideal Home Show is the place to be this weekend. The 44th annual Southern Ideal Home Show will be this Friday, Saturday, and Sunday (April 5-7th) at the […]

Home Values Continue To Rise

The number of homeowners underwater in their mortgages has continued to shrink as home prices continue to rise. Home prices were up 8.3% in December versus the previous year, and 1.7 million homeowners moved from negative to positive equity in 2012. According to a recent panel done by Zillow, analysts are expecting that home values […]

Congrats to the happy buyers that just went under contract on their new home!! With over 20 years of combined experience in residential real estate in the Triangle, Your LuxuryMovers Team’s hard work and dedication has been critical to the growth of their business and catapulted Your LuxuryMovers to the number one sales team for Coldwell Banker Howard Perry and Walston for 3 years in a row!  Whether […]