Archives: August 2013


Triangle Housing Market Surges

Triangle home sales surged 39 percent in July compared with a year ago. Home prices are gradually rising while the inventory of homes for sale remains at near-historically low levels. There were just 7,766 homes on the market in Durham, Johnston, Orange and Wake counties at the end of the month. The areas inventory levels are […]





A Real Estate Article Worth Reading…

We recently came across this article on usatoday.com: http://www.usatoday.com/story/money/business/2013/08/06/home-prices-rise-in-june/2620441/  While prices rising may always seem like a good thing, a slight slowing from the above average increases we’ve seen lately is good. When prices increase too fast, it makes homes less affordable for buyers, plus when prices increase and the market is stronger, interest rates […]


Getting The Most For Your Remodel

This is a great post via Coldwell Banker Blue Matter about one of the top ways to see a return on your remodeling investment: adding an attic bedroom. Check out these easy tips below, and check out our favorite attic rooms from our Pinterest page. Via Coldwell Banker Blue Matter: Seeking ways to boost your […]


Garner Home To Wake Med’s 7th Full Service Emergency Healthcare Facility

  On August 19th Wake Med will open the Wake Med Garner Healthplex, its 7th full-service, 24/7 emergency department in Garner. The 50,000 square foot facility will provide around the clock emergency health and laboratory services. It will also be home to several in-house physician’s offices including: Wake Specialty Physicians-Garner Primary Care, Wake Specialty Physicians-ENT, […]


Raleigh Aspires To Greatness

Fairly “inspirational” news about Raleigh: it’s one of the country’s most “aspirational cities”, according to The Daily Beast. According to the popular website, an “aspirational city” has such qualities as a vibrant economy and appealing quality of life and demographic trends. Half of the ranking was determined by the city’s economic indicators, 1/4 based on […]


Multiple Offer Market!

As we know, the market has quickly changed to one where inventory is tight, and urgency for buyers is high. Multiple offers are becoming more and more common as homebuyers are eager to take advantage of mortgage rates before they creep higher. Here are some excellent tips for both buyers and sellers as they approach […]