Market Updates

July 11, 2024

7 Hidden Gems You Must Visit in Raleigh

When you think of Raleigh, North Carolina, you might picture its downtown or universities. That's not surprising. After all, those elements are critical to Raleigh's appeal and some of the reasons it contributes to Research Triangle Park. The city also has plenty of lesser-known treasures you should visit ...

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June 17, 2024

Top Chapel Hill Neighborhoods for Real Estate Investment

Chapel Hill's beautiful community and robust economy offer a wealth of opportunities for real estate investors. Whether you're looking to purchase a rental property or seeking a long-term investment, choosing the right neighborhood is critical to maximizing your returns. Here, we explore some of Chapel Hill's best ...

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May 23, 2024

Kitchen Makeover Mistakes: Avoid These 5 Trends That Are SO 2023

Thinking about embarking on a kitchen renovation? Awesome! But hold your horses before you start picking out avocado green appliances (just kidding...sort of).

Fact: Some kitchen trends age... quick! And in 2024, a few design choices are already giving off major "last season" vibes.

Why should you care? Because ...

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April 25, 2024

Spring Into Style: Enhance Your Home's Curb Appeal with These 7 Tips

As the vibrant colors of spring return, it’s the perfect time to enhance the curb appeal of your home. Whether you’re planning to sell or simply want to refresh your residence, we’ve come up with seven effective ways to boost your home’s exterior charm this season.

1. Refresh the Paint ...

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March 22, 2024

A Homebuyer's Guide to Building Wealth Through Homeownership

Owning real estate can be a cornerstone of your financial portfolio. For many, the dream of homeownership is inseparable from the aspiration to build wealth. It's an idea deeply rooted in the American ethos – a home as a tangible asset linked to the narrative of personal growth and ...

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Feb. 21, 2024

Advice for Newlyweds to Buy The Ideal Home

Entering married life often comes with the dream of finding the perfect nest. For many newlyweds, the adventure of buying their first house together is not just an investment in real estate but a foundational step in building their future. 

 

Understanding Your Needs and Priorities

 

Before you ...

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Jan. 26, 2024

How Investing in a Multi-Generational Home Can Help You Save Money

In today's economy, living costs are skyrocketing, and housing costs are no exception. As we aim to save more money and create a brighter future for ourselves and our families, it has become increasingly difficult to afford a home. 


However, investing in a multi-generational home can be the ...

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Dec. 15, 2023

How to Tell if a Home Has Good Bones: Tips for Homebuyers and Sellers

Buying or selling a home can present challenges and may seem overwhelming. However, structural integrity is a critical aspect that significantly influences a property's worth. The term "good bones" is commonly used in real estate to describe a home with sound structure and potential for updates and renovations without ...

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Nov. 13, 2023

8 Easy to Fix Second-Hand House Problems

House hunting can be an overwhelming and stressful process, especially if you're a first-time homebuyer. Homebuyers often face the daunting task of carefully examining houses for potential issues that require fixing. 

 

On the other hand, these issues should not deter you from purchasing your dream home. Sellers ...

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Oct. 10, 2023

How Reliable Are Online Home Valuation Estimates?

The internet has revolutionized the real estate market, offering online home valuation estimates as a go-to resource for buyers and sellers looking to estimate a home's worth. Popular websites like Zillow, Redfin, and Trulia provide home value evaluations. As a homeowner, you need to have a precise idea of ...

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