We love houses. We especially love those old low-slung split-level split-foyer ranchers… Even more, we love to take apart those old funky homes, open up a few walls, give them a good scrubbing, modernize the systems, and then update the finishes. We don’t care if it’s been well maintained or […]
Happy Pi Day!
We celebrate Pi Day without fail every year. After all, it’s what makes the world go around! Aside from the convenient pun-factory of this particular day, it also happens to be the birthday of some very famous people… Albert Einstein 1879 Michael Caine 1933 Quincy Jones Jr 1933 And of […]
Everything you see about Valentine’s Day seems to be about the sweet, the beautiful, and the romantic…marketing obviously geared toward the fairer sex. Since we’re all about the “MORE,” we thought that it might be interesting to explore Valentine’s Day from a different perspective. The Pressure Is On Do guys […]
The Best Real Estate App
Looking to buy or sell a home? There’s an app for that! Let’s face it, real estate transactions can be daunting. With mountains of paperwork, inspections, and negotiations to manage, it can be difficult for even the most experienced buyer or seller. Wondering if there is a real estate app that […]
I Killed A Cactus! Top 8 Houseplants For Beginners
Cactus killer on the loose! Lessons from a Beginner Houseplant Owner This past summer, I received a thoughtful gift from Andy. We love to travel out west so Andy bought me a beautiful flowering cactus to remind me of our trips. I perched it on my desk at home […]
How Accurate Is Your Zestimate®?
A Look at Zillow’s Home Valuation Tool Have you ever wanted to know how much your home is worth? Zillow® has an answer for that…or do they? Their online tool, the Zestimate®, uses a specialized algorithm to estimate your house’s value in seconds – but just how reliable are […]
The Wake County, NC Real Estate Market in January, 2023 – Surprising Realization!
Welcome to 2023! What does the year ahead have in store for the Wake County Real Estate Market? In speaking with clients making real estate decisions in early 2023, I have become increasingly bothered by some of their perspectives about how the economic climate is affecting them. In fact, I […]
The Good News is now you have the time
Now that you’ve cleaned out the linen closets and finished that other thing, you’ve got all the time in the world. If there’s one thing the pandem-ia has changed in our world, perspective matters! There are many things in our lives that we now have the opportunity to look at […]
Homes prices down, Land prices up
According to Sougata Mukerjee of the Triangle Business Journal: “The county is expected to generate about $33 million in new revenue from properties, most of which will come from new homes built across Raleigh, Cary, Apex, and other locales.” Well if that isn’t some great local news I don’t know […]
Are you looking to check out what others are saying about us on Zillow reviews? We’ve helped hundreds of clients navigate real estate in the Triangle area. And, while we don’t work with everyone we come into contact with, we work hard every day of the week to satisfy our […]
Selling a Run Down Rental Property
Client: Caitlin Michelle When Caitlin agreed to meet with Cathy and Andy about getting her family rental property sold last year, the prospects were not good. For the previous year, a local real estate expert had had the property under contract twice – without being able to get it all […]