I was recently online reading Stacy Anfindsen’s TARR Report - he is a Triangle area appraiser who does a great analysis of the market using the data from the MLS system. There was a very interesting fact I wanted to share with you: Regarding pricing on 3rd quarter sales in the Raleigh, Durham, ... » Learn More about Interesting Triangle Real Estate NC 3rd Quarter 2010 Statistics
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No doubt about it - the Triangle area in central North Carolina is one of the best places to live in the US. Numerous surveys and studies have proven it for many years. I was reading a local Durham blog called Bull City Rising which prompted me to write this post. The blog raises an interesting ... » Learn More about Are Raleigh-Cary and Durham-Chapel Hill in Competition with Each Other?
There are 6 pieces of information that are required to constitute a loan application for a mortgage lender, bank or mortgage broker. They can be provided in person, via phone, fax or email:1) Applicant name(s) 2) Applicant(s) monthly income 3) Applicant(s) social security number(s) 4) Property ... » Learn More about If You Get Pre-Qualified, Does That Mean You Filled Out a Mortgage Application?
I just read an interesting article about real estate trends. They mentioned WINKs - Women with Income and No Kids. Do you know any WINKs? The article predicts that by 2015 40% of Gen Y households will be WINKs. Gen Y are people born between 1981-1999. The article goes on to say that this group ... » Learn More about What’s a WINK? Are You a WINK?
Hi this is Amy Shair. I’ve been out showing buyers some properties recently, and I wonder if buyers are forgetting about something...Location, location, location. You know buyers are talking about getting the best price, they're talking about getting the best looking house in terms of curb ... » Learn More about Does Location, Location, Location matter to Buyers?