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Rent vs Buy Raleigh


Rent vs. Buy: Which is Cheaper for You? The decision to rent or buy a home depends on where you live and also on your mortgage rate, tax bracket, and time horizon. You can save hundreds of dollars a month … Continue reading

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Housing: Supply vs Demand and Its Impact on Prices


For some time now, we have attempted to shed light on the fact that pricing in today’s real estate market, as it is in the markets for every other saleable item, will be determined by the concept of ‘supply and … Continue reading

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Raleigh Home Interest rates going UP


Mortgage rates are going UP Looking to buy our sell a home? Call us Tom Bohlmann 919-434-4100

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House is a smart investment


Investment opinions are like, um, noses: Everyone has one. Buy stocks, sell bonds? Go long steel and short copper? Buy sheep, sell deer? It’s pretty easy to see both sides of an investment argument. But it’s hard to argue against … Continue reading

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Raleigh set to outpace U.S. in recovery


Creation of new business establishments rose 3 percent in the Raleigh metro area between 2008 and the end of 2011, nearly double the national rate of 1.7 percent, the Triangle Business Journal reports, citing economist Mekael Teshome of PNC Financial. … 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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Bidding Wars Are Back


A new development is catching home buyers off guard as the spring sales season gets under way: Bidding wars are back. From California to Florida, many buyers are increasingly competing for the same house. Unlike the bidding wars that typified … Continue reading

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Housing Passes a Milestone


The U.S. finally has moved beyond attention-grabbing predictions from housing “experts” that housing is bottoming. The numbers are now convincing. Nearly seven years after the housing bubble burst, most indexes of house prices are bending up. “We finally saw some … Continue reading

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New Health Care bill is BAD for Real Estate. Rents will rise.


Starting in 2013, high income taxpayers will also be paying an additional 3.8% Medicare tax on all “unearned” income, which includes capital gains from the sale of real estate. Those with incomes over $200,000 a year ($250,000 for married couples … 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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