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relocating: Senior Discounts in Cary - 01/19/12 07:52 AM
Senior Discounts in Cary I have been working with more senior buyers lately, many relocating to the area, so I put together a list of senior discounts in Cary. Wendy's Offers free soda/coffee or 10% off everyday for seniors over 55 McDonald's Offers discounted drinks every day for seniors over 65 Burger King Offers discounted drinks every day for seniors over 55 Bojangles Offers 10% discount every day to seniors over 65 Chic-fil-A Offers free small drink every day for seniors over 55 Dunkin Donuts Offers 10% discount every day to senior over 65 IHOP Offers Buy 2 Meals, 2 Drinks, (2 comments)
K.C. McLaughlin is a Certified e-PRO and REALTOR. When you're on the Internet, you don't have time to waste on endless searches for useful real estate information. You want to get things done quickly and without hassle. So chances are you'd like a real estate agent who: Answers email promptly and professionally. Respects your on-line privacy. Offers home listings and other Internet tools to help you find or market a home. An e-PRO is a REALTOR® who has successfully completed the e-PRO training program for real estate professionals. Endorsed by (0 comments)
relocating: Why Rent When You Can BUY A HOME! Check out the First Time Home Buyer Interest Federal Tax Credit! - 11/08/11 07:04 AM
Basic benefit is that 30% of the mortgage interest paid, becomes a tax CREDIT (not a tax deduction). The remaining 70% of interest paid is still a deduction…. Maximum of $2000 annually or $166/month elimination of Federal tax obligation For the life of the loan! Qualifications: 1st time buyers (no home ownership in 3 years) Owner occupied only FHA, VA, or conforming loan. Household Income limits <$78,300 income in Wake <$78,300 income in Johnston <$67,300k income in Orange <$67,300 income in Durham <$67,300 income in Chatham Purchasing a home under $225k in NC. Example: (5 comments)
K.C. McLaughlin is a Certified e-PRO and REALTOR. When you're on the Internet, you don't have time to waste on endless searches for useful real estate information. You want to get things done quickly and without hassle. So chances are you'd like a real estate agent who: Answers email promptly and professionally. Respects your on-line privacy. Offers home listings and other Internet tools to help you find or market a home. An e-PRO is a REALTOR® who has successfully completed the e-PRO training program for real estate (1 comments)
Wake County Students Return to Classes TODAY...Are you ready?
Drive Safely with Start of New School Year!
Transportation InformationVisit the Wake County Schools Transportation website at www.wcpss.net/transportation to find answers to questions regarding services due to the high volume of calls the department receives in the first weeks of school. Should you still have questions, you can call (919) 856-8050. Bus routes are online at www.wcpss.net/school-directory/bus-routes/. You can find other information regarding transportation services on the Transportation website, such as how to request services, forms and board policies related to transportation services. Prepare your child for the Bus (0 comments)
1. LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION! Raleigh is centrally located with easy access to anywhere in the Triangle area. Raleigh consistently ranks among the best places to live, start a business, raise a family, and earn a world-class education. Raleigh and the Triangle area is conveniently located just a few hours from the mountains or the sandy beaches of the Atlantic Ocean. 2. World Class Health Care! The Triangle is an international center of medical care and research and has one of the highest concentrations of doctors and hospitals. Major health care providers (4 comments)
Come on out to Cary’s newest art facility and learn more about the programs and classes for adults. There will be artist demonstrations and opportunities for you to try your hand at various art mediums. Upon arrival, participants will receive a schedule of mini-classes and demonstrations occurring throughout the facility and may choose to participate in all events or only those that interest them. The Open House event is being held in conjunction with the monthly Cary Art Loop. Local galleries and businesses open their doors to the public on the final Friday of each (0 comments)
Create a Sense of Community by Getting to Know that Live Near You in the Neighborhood Although neighborhoods still exist where the residents are involved, willing to lend a hand, and keep a caring, watchful eye, they are the exception instead of the norm. Many of us are so focused on electronic connections that personal connections are increasingly strained. To make the most of the place you call home, consider cultivating relationships with the people who directly affect and contribute to your surroundings. The beginning of summer is an opportune time to step outside and become acquainted with your (1 comments)
Raleigh-Cary was ranked #2 Among 2011 Next Big Boom Town - Forbes, July Raleigh was ranked #21 Among 2011 Top Arts Destinations (Mid-Size Cities) - American Style Magazine, July Raleigh-Cary was ranked #14 Among 2011 Best Cities for Job Growth - Forbes, June Raleigh-Cary was ranked #2 as Americas Fastest Growing Cities-Forbes, May Durham was ranked #1 as Southern Wage Leaders-Bizjournals, May Duke and UNC rank Among Top Children's Hospitals-Triangle Business Jounal, May NC Museum was Ranked as Six Best New Museums in North America – AirTran GO Magazine, May Raleigh-Cary was ranked #7 as (0 comments)
relocating: Do I Need a Buyer's Agent? Yes you Do! - 07/20/11 06:38 AM
According to the report, which can be found on www.MRIS.com, today’s consumers recognize this is not the time to complete a real estate transaction on their own, and are placing a stronger emphasis on the agent’s professional skills. As such, trustworthiness was ranked as the most critical factor in choosing an agent, followed by experience, willingness to look out for a client’s interest, expertise in negotiating contracts, responsiveness, familiarity with contracts and knowledge of the local community. These requirements are evidence that consumers are seeking more than simple guidance, they are looking for an expert they can trust to execute a (0 comments)
relocating: You Don't Have to Go it Alone...Working with a Real Estate Professional is More Important than Ever in Today's Real Estate Market - 07/20/11 06:35 AM
According to the report, which can be found on www.MRIS.com, today’s consumers recognize this is not the time to complete a real estate transaction on their own, and are placing a stronger emphasis on the agent’s professional skills. As such, trustworthiness was ranked as the most critical factor in choosing an agent, followed by experience, willingness to look out for a client’s interest, expertise in negotiating contracts, responsiveness, familiarity with contracts and knowledge of the local community. These requirements are evidence that consumers are seeking more than simple guidance, they are looking for an expert they can trust to execute a (2 comments)
Start with the Basics When you are ready to establish or adjust your catchall locale, start by identifying its intended uses. Next, map out the available space and make a list of the necessary furniture and accessories. Remember to put function and efficiency first so the room doesn ’t become heavy with too much furniture or cluttered collections of tchotchkes. Maintain order and a seamless flow of traffic or your multifunctional space will become an unwelcoming storage room. Take practical precautions when planning and make note of where electrical outlets and windows are located. These considerations provide a helpful foundation (2 comments)
relocating: Buffalo Lanes - Cary Carnival - Weekly Bowling Specials on Sundays! - 07/10/11 06:42 AM
Weekly on Sunday - Buffalo Lanes- Cary Carnival Buffalo Lanes - Cary Carnival Sun, July 10, 6pm – 11pm Buffalo Lanes 151 High House Road Cary, NC 27511 (map) Family Friendly Sunday specials: From 6pm until Close: $2.00 Bowling Games $1 Shoe Rental $1 Slice of Pizza $1 Medium Drinks $2 Nachos Also, Have a Chance to Win PRIZES!!! For more info: call 919-468-8684 Click HERE to visit the website! (0 comments)
A small space can pose a challenge in any home. Whether it’s a comfortable house or a modest condo, most dwellings have at least one room or area that could benefit from an expansion. In the meantime, there are inventive ways to make the most of your square footage by stretching what you already have. In reality, sometimes what we want and what we need are two different things. That is why it’s been said that it’s not what you have, but what you do with what you have, that counts. This can be an especially accurate assessment when it (3 comments)
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