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?
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Hi this is Amy Shair at www.AmyShair.com, when I show property I get asked all the time how much it’s going to cost to upgrade a kitchen. So I thought I would take a couple of minutes and go through the breakdown of the top things buyers are looking for and the average cost of the kitchen ... » Learn More about Is the Kitchen Upgrade Worth it? Top 3 Things Buyers Look For in a Kitchen
The fence is not a comfortable place. It’s not designed for sitting. Yet, many buyers in today’s real estate market are doing just that. Buyers are not ready to make an offer or they have made an offer and cannot successfully negotiate an acceptable contract with the seller. 1) The Media The ... » Learn More about 6 Reasons Why Homebuyers Are Sitting on the Fence – Part One
Some things never change. People always ask me “How's the realestate market doing around here?” It's a great question – I'm glad people care to know rather then believe the dramatic and often negative soundbites they get from tv. First of all, we're much better off here in the Triangle than in ... » Learn More about Putting Today’s Real Estate Market in Perspective