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Real Estate Broker/Owner - RE/MAX Preferred Associates



New home sales are on the rise! Is this a sign that the housing market is rebounding? Yes! After reading some recent announcements, it's looking that way.   According to a recent announcement released by the U.S. Department of Commerce, new single family home sales rose 4.7 percent in February.  ...
Finally, there's some more encouraging news. Did you see the story about the Raleigh area having the number 1 growth in the U.S. in The News & Observer last week?   The article described the Raleigh area as "the fastest-growing metropolitan area in the country." It also stated that according to a...
Do you want to spice up your Triangle area home? Here are some tips to upgrade your home so you'll love living in it and when it comes time to sell, buyers will desire it. Think luxurious, energy-efficient, and sustainable.   The kitchen and bath are always popular areas for upgrades. What's in? ...
  Have you ever met an EcoBroker®? It's a title that may soon become commonplace as more companies such as RE/MAX International, Inc. address the demand for environmentally-friendly properties.   According to a recent press release, RE/MAX International, Inc. launched a new green initiative to ed...
  Happy St. Patrick's Day! Continuing with our green theme, let's look at environmentally-friendly spring cleaning. Spring is just a few days away - March 21. You'll want to get your cleaning done as soon as possible so you can enjoy the weather in the Triangle.   Start by going through personal ...
  After blogging about green energy savings tips, it's time to blog about a major green event - St. Patrick's Day. Saint Patrick is the patron saint of Ireland. In celebration of his day, local festivities include the 27th annual St. Patrick's Day Parade, a 5k run and traditional Irish music and ...
  Are you finding it hard to get new tenants in the current economy? Well, you are not alone. While some parts of the U.S. are experiencing a solid rental occupancy rate, most parts have experienced a drop in rentals.   There are a few contributing factors to the declining rental rate. Single ren...
  I'll continue our list of green tips to save energy in your home. If you missed last week's tips, please look at my post from 2/24/09. With the recent cold weather that hit the Triangle, we could all benefit from saving some money on our heating bills. With that in mind, you may want to read th...

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