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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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Do You Know a Homeowner Facing Foreclosure? Here’s A Way Out.
Headlines today are filled with stories about homeowners in financial distress—people who face a lender’s foreclosure on their home. Millions of American home owners are wondering what to do. Like most crises, this one has produced its share of rumors and misinformation. One of the biggest ones is “just let […]
Pricing Your Home to Sell
Getting the Best Value for Your Home Most sellers today are nervous and unsure. They wonder: is taking a loss on our house inevitable? The answer is no! A strategic sales plan, coupled with a smart buy in your new location will ensure that you recoup the maximum value for your […]