Category Archives: Raleigh NC Local Information

Carolinas’ housing markets are “excellent”


The residential real estate market could be stabilizing, with pockets of the country starting to see home prices appreciate, according to executives with Wells Fargo Home Mortgage. Conditions in the Carolinas’ housing market, meanwhile, are “excellent” and “very solid,” they … Continue reading

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Existing-Home Sales Rise Again in January, Inventory Down


Existing-home sales rose in January, marking three gains in the past four months, while inventories continued to improve, according to the National Association of Realtors®. Total existing-home sales1, which are completed transactions that include single-family homes, townhomes, condominiums and co-ops, … Continue reading

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Raleigh Home Sales – Bidding wars return ??


The combination of record LOW interest rates, lower or “right priced” homes, homes are selling quickly. Our office alone this week have three agents with bidding wars on homes listed and homes being bought. The two key factors are: Record … Continue reading

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Lower Your Property Taxes


Wanted to pass along this article on “Lowering your Property Taxes” . Feel free to pass it along to your clients. Amy Bonis will be on WRAL at 7:40 am Monday morning ( 2/13 ) discussing this topic!

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NC Foreclosures: Investors NOW is your OPPORTUNITY


NC Investors that are looking to buy in bulk, 5 or more houses at one time, Fannie Mae may have what your looking for. Bulk buying of homes is simple but you must have the CASH to do so, Investors … Continue reading

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Raleigh added 8,700 private sector jobs in 2011


Raleigh added 8,700 new jobs last year Triangle Business Journal Date: Tuesday, February 7, 2012, 5:34am EST Raleigh added 8,700 private sector jobs in 2011, a 2.14 percent increase that was the 17th highest in the country. That’s according to … Continue reading

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Businessweek names Raleigh best place to live


RALEIGH, NC (NEWS & OBSERVER) — It appears 2012 will not be the year when list-makers get over their Raleigh crush. Bloomberg Businessweek has ranked Raleigh the best place to live in the U.S. Durham also made the magazine’s list, … Continue reading

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Rent vs Buy


Thinking buying? But just not sure? This may help you decide. Lets say you found a home to purchase for $122,000 and here are some financing examples: Loan Amount $122,000 Zero down 3.75 % Fixed rate! USDA ( USDA financed … Continue reading

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Raleigh-Cary, N.C. Real Estate Market on TOP for 2012


5 Housing Markets Expected to Outshine All the Rest Daily Real Estate News | Tuesday, January 31, 2012 Inman News released a report highlighting metro areas that are expected to “outshine many other markets in real estate performance this year.” … Continue reading

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Home Affordability Best in a decade


Housing affordability index is now 190. Which means as of 10 years ago home buyers can afford 90% more house then they could just 10 years ago. Interest rates of a 30% fixed are around to just under 3%, and … Continue reading

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