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Great New Listing in Cary, North Carolina - 10/31/08 11:55 AM
1017 Plantation Drive, Cary 27511 - We recently listed a great home in Cary with valuable, top-of-the-line updates! The home features refinished hardwood floors, new carpeting, updated bathrooms, ceiling fans, light fixtures, and more. The highlight is the completely remodeled kitchen with granite counters, stainless steel appliances, smooth cook top on center island, built-in buffet in dining area to name a few updates! The lower level den has a fireplace and built-in bookshelves as well as full bedroom & half bath. You'll love the backyard retreat featuring large patio surrounded by flower beds, 6ft privacy cedar fence, accent pond, and extra storage shed. (0 comments)
Wake County Stats - 10/29/08 08:45 AM
With the recent headlines from the News and Observer regarding our state of economy, I thought you might like some additional stats from the Planning Department. Here are recently released statistics on Housing, the Economy, Education, Population, Transportation and Land Development. For more information: http://www.wakegov.com/planning/ Population Current Wake County 2008 Projected Population: 868,121 Wake County Projected Population: 2009 - 902,152 2010 - 933-727 2011 - 961,739 WC Newcomers Projection: 2008 - 97 (Per Day) 2009 - 93 (Per Day) 2010 - 87 (Per Day) U.S. Census Estimates: 2007 - 832,970 2007 - 106 (Per Day) Housing 2006 Housing Units: 325,712 2006 (0 comments)
Good News for Raleigh Suburbs - Home Price Article - 10/21/08 07:09 AM
I thought you might like to read the latest news from SmartMoney.com regarding our Raleigh suburbs. Listed as one of the "seven best-looking markets", our Cary, Apex and Morrisville areas are topping the list with their thriving and promising real estate markets. See the snippet below or purchase the November issue of SmartMoney magazine for the full article. http://www.smartmoney.com/personal-finance/real-estate/now-for-the-good-news-on-home-prices/?page=2 (0 comments)
North Carolina's Closing Costs, Lowest in the Nation - 10/17/08 03:22 PM
Are you on the fence about whether or not to move to North Carolina? Have you been renting in North Carolina and think now may be the time to take advantage of the buyer's market? A recently published article by MSN states that North Carolina currently has the lowest closing costs in all of the United States. If you are a first time home buyer or just want a refresher on exactly what you will be paying for at closing, here are the normal closing costs associated with the buyer: Any prorations of homeowners dues and taxes for the portion of the year (0 comments)
Great places for hayrides, pumpkin patches, corn mazes and more! - 10/14/08 06:29 AM
Here is a great list of places to visit for some fall fun. Pumpkin patches, corn mazes, hayrides, small farms and trick or treating spots too! Ganyard Hill FarmsDurham, 919-596-8728Open through Oct. 31 Green Level Gourd FarmCary, 919-387-73523800 Green Level RdOpen in October Gross FarmSanford, 919-498-6727Open through Nov. 1 Halloween TrailDurant Nature Park South Entrance, Raleigh919-870-2871Oct. 24-25 Hill Ridge FarmsYoungsville, 919-556-1771Open in October Ken's Korny Corn MazeGarner, 919-779-4765Open through Nov. 15 Lazy O FarmSmithfield, 919-934-1132 The Maze at Hector's CreekFuquay Varina, 919-552-0823Open through Nov. 8 McKee's Cornfield MazeRougement, 919-732-8065Open through Nov. 2 Porter Farms & NurseryWillow Spring, 919-567-0504Open through Oct 31 Ragan & Holly's (0 comments)
Raleigh-Cary Ranks Well Cited by the New York Times - 10/10/08 09:06 AM
Raleigh-Cary's Economy Ranks High Among Others According to Moody's Economy.com, the Raleigh-Cary area continues to shine above other metros with economic stability during these times of slow growth and financial difficulty. The report reviewed the economic status of 381 metropolitan areas and classified them into one of four categories: "In Recession, At Risk, Recovery, or Expansion". Raleigh-Cary faired well with an "Expansion" ranking along side of Jacksonville and Winston-Salem, NC. For more information about the United States Regional Status, visit Economy.com. (0 comments)
Immaculate Home For Sale: 102 Drakewood Place, Cary, North Carolina - 10/01/08 08:57 AM
This home located at 102 Drakewood Place is elegant & inviting with warm hardwood floors, extensive trim work, arched entryways, ceramic bath floors, trey ceilings, Palladium windows, recessed lighting, and many more fine details. Two-story foyer with plant shelf leads to formal dining and formal living rooms. The family room filled with natural light features a two-sided gas-log fireplace with marble surround and built-in bookshelves and opens to gourmet kitchen. With a huge center island with sink, the kitchen boasts of Corian solid surface counters, upgraded 42” maple cabinets, built in desk, quality black appliances including gas range & side-by-side refrigerator. (1 comments)
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