Category Archives: Raleigh NC Local Information

Triangle home sales rise 22%


Home sales in the Triangle were up nearly 22 percent in August compared to the year prior with average home sale prices also rising more than 3 percent, according to a report from the Triangle Multiple Listing Services The Triangle … Continue reading

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Raleigh Housing Market Improving for 2012


Good News for our Market Recovery July 2012 was an amazing month with building permits up 57% higher from the same month in 2011. This huge jump increases the overall number for 2012 to 28% over last year during the … Continue reading

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Rent vs. Own with a VA Loan


Rock-bottom home prices and low interest rates help make owning a home with a VA loan more affordable than renting. Many people affected by the economic slump are forced to rent rather than own a home. It’s become a landlords’ … Continue reading

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Raleigh Area 2012 2nd Quarter Housing Stats.


Real Estate Sales in the Triangle up 18.7 Percent Sales in the Triangle region were up 18.7 percent to 2,607. New Listings in the Triangle region increased 0.3 percent to 3,380. Pending Sales were up 26.7percent to 2,497. Inventory levels … Continue reading

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Raleigh NC: Surprising Job Growth


Though we expect job creation nationwide to continue its sluggish pace, some areas will fare much better than others. Here are eight metropolitan areas that we think are poised to become job-creating machines in the years ahead. We zeroed in … Continue reading

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Raleigh / Cary NC = One of the BEST cities in America


Although it’s hard to predict what the future will hold, we’ve come up with a list of 15 cities that we think will be hot in 20 years. To compile this list we looked at job growth, population growth and … Continue reading

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Allen Tate Real Estate Company


There is a reason Allen Tate is number one Real Estate company, Listings and Sales

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BoomTowns USA: Raleigh is #6 in Growth


Texas dominates the list of fastest-growing cities, attracting more residents with its strong employment center, lower taxes, and more affordable housing, according to an article in Forbes.com. For the second year in a row, Austin, Texas, topped Forbes’ list of … Continue reading

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2011 Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers


The 2011 Profile reveals that Sellers tend to be older, with a median age of 53 years. That is up from the median of 46 years observed in 2006. Household income is also higher. In the 2011 Profile, the household … Continue reading

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2011 Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers


2011 Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers * Thirty-seven percent of recent home buyers were first-time buyers, a drop from 50 percent in 2010. * The typical buyer was 45-years-old, a jump from 39-years-old in 2010. * The 2010 median … Continue reading

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