Monthly Archives: December 2014

Winter Home Buying Advantages

Buying a home in winter, for some, seems like a bad idea. Shorter days, holiday stress, cold weather, and more deter many buyers during this time of year. However, according to our North Raleigh real estate agent, winter might be the best time of year to purchase a home! For various reasons, winter home buying has it's…
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Winter Home Buying Benefits

Considering buying a home in Raleigh NC this winter? Consider yourself lucky! While many believe that winter is the worst time to buy a home, it’s actually a great time! Winter can be a buyer’s market for various reasons. Of course, summer and spring are the high season for home sales, but that doesn’t mean…
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November 2014 Home Sales

North Raleigh Real Estate Agent | November Real Estate Sales After hitting their highest level of the year, existing-home sales slid in November as housing supply showed some tightening, according to the National Association of Realtors. All major regions experienced a decline in sales compared to a month earlier. According to realtor.org: Existing-home sales in…
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Exterior Enhancement Tips for Sellers

The 2014 Cost Versus Value Study by Remodeling magazine reports that the replacement of an easy-care fiberglass entry door can recoup 70.8 percent of the cost. A new roof on the home has a 67.6 percent cost recoup. Exterior Enhancement Tips | North Raleigh Real Estate While replacing the roof might be a good idea…
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Easy but Powerful Enhancements That Help Sell Your Home

When thinking about home improvement projects to get your house ready to sell, most homeowners often think that a large loan and major construction is involved. Thankfully, you don’t have to gut the kitchen or add a bathroom to make a big impact when enhancing your home. Easy Exterior Enhancements | Raleigh Real Estate Agents…
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Are You Ready to Buy a Home?

Welcome back! In our last post, our North Raleigh real estate agent went over the ins and outs of what it means to be financially ready to buy a home. The financial aspect of home buying can be the most overwhelming and stressful part. It's also the most important part. Those that aren't ready, financially,…
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Are You Financially Ready to Buy a Home?

Buying a Home in Raleigh NC According to realtor.com, you should "feel emotionally satisfied by your choice, but you should also feel financially comfortable that you’re buying a home that you can afford and that you feel confident will hold onto its value or hopefully increase in value over the years." Are You Financially Ready? |…
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