New construction is absolutely booming in the Triangle area. With new homes sales going at a brisk pace, some buyers are worried they will lose their favorite lot or miss out on the one house under construction that meets all of their needs. However, it is in the buyer’s best interest to not rush ... » Learn More about 5 Reasons to Work with a Buyer’s Agent on New Construction
Looking for some family-friendly fun for Easter? Egg hunts and Easter festivals will be happening across the Triangle this weekend, so pack up the family and get ready for a hoppin’ good time! Many events will offer photos with the Easter Bunny and other Easter-themed activities. Scroll the list ... » Learn More about 2019 Triangle Area Easter Egg Hunts
Spring is just on the horizon, and as the weather heats up, so will the housing market in Durham and Chapel Hill. While the number of new listings is expected to climb in the coming months, so will buyer demand, as people plan their moves for the end of the school year. Given that contract to close ... » Learn More about 2019 Spring Market Update – Durham/Chapel Hill
Ben Clifton from PNC mortgage and I had the opportunity to talk about jumbo loan programs recently. There has been a lot of talk about jumbo loan programs in the market and I thought it would be great to get some answers. How much is a jumbo loan? According to Ben, a jumbo loan is exactly ... » Learn More about Talking Jumbo Loans with Ben Clifton
Do buyers care about school districts even if they do not have school-aged children living in their homes? How important is it for buyers to live close to where they work? Is the old real estate saying "location, location, location" still accurate? You bet! NAR’s 2018 third quarter Housing ... » Learn More about What Location Factors are Top Considerations for Buyers?