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Cary Park Southbridge - 08/31/10 11:56 AM
Cary Park Southbridge - John Weiland Homes Recently I had the opprotunity to show several John Weiland Homes and was reminded what a special place Cary Park Southbridge is in Cary NC. John Weiland Homes are semi-custom and reside in the $500,000 + price range. They are know for thier all brick exterior, built-ins, amazing kitchens and of course those master bathrooms.
Every year during the Wake County Parade of Homes you can expect something unique and special from John Weiland Homes. Cary NC looks to these homes as trend setters. I can remember the year they designed the (1 comments)
Wake County Public Schools What You Need to Know When Moving to Cary NC - 08/31/10 09:41 AM
Wake County Public Schools What You Need to Know When Moving to Cary NC Wake County Public Schools what you need to know when moving to Cary NC is the school system that services our real estate market is a county system, even though many refer to the schools by the city in which they reside. In Wake County Public Schools you have several school choices: Traditional: This is just what it sounds like, a traditional school calendar that begins in late August and ends in mid-June. Student attend schools for 180 days with holidays and teacher work days off . Magnet: (1 comments)
Cary NC Realtors are Back to Selling Shelter not Investments - 08/30/10 09:00 PM
Cary NC Realtors are Back to Selling Shelter not Investments At a recent Market Trends Forum it was stated that in Cary NC Realtors are back to selling shelter not investments. Since the national downturn in the housing market there is a need to change our thinking about real estate. It was not too long ago that homes we only viewed as shelter. A place to settle down and raise a family. In the past 10-15 years real estate turned to money making investments.
Recently home buying decisions here in Cary and across the nation were justified by numbers, (0 comments)
Cary NC I Will List Your Home at Your Price, However.... - 08/30/10 08:49 PM
Cary NC I Will List at Your Price, However..... No matter how hard I try to review comparable properties with a seller I often find myself compromising so in Cary NC I will list at your price, however....
Pricing a home is difficult, especially in today's real estate market. Our current market is changing everyday. When pricing a home one needs to look at the comparable SOLD homes and the comparable FOR SALE homes.
Let's start with what Comparable means in Cary NC: A home is comparable when it is within 10% of the square footage - (2 comments)
Sorry Mr Listing Agent, your SELLER just lost you a Buyer !!!!! - 08/29/10 06:56 PM
Selling a home has numerous aspects to it. Sellers needing to leave during a showing is very important as Sheldon shares in the story to follow: Via Sheldon Neal -- That British Agent -- (Bergen County, NJ - RE/MAX Real Estate Limited): . ... how many times does this have to be said !
I had a showing today with a buyer who was SUPER KEEN to see a specific home in my area - based on the listing wording and the pictures ...
But although the listing agent did a terrific job with the online listing presentation, he (1 comments)
Cary Lazy Days - 08/29/10 06:24 PM
Cary Lazy Daze Cary Lazy Daze is an annual family event enjoyed by all ages. The last Saturday of August artists from near and far decend on Cary NC to sell thier wares. Lazy Daze is also a time for local bands and dance troops to entertain on one of three stages. Cary area churches, schools, and charities also use this event to host fundraisers.
St. Michael's Church raffles off a quilt made by thier "Quilters Club". Cary High School cools the crowd with $1.00 bottles of cold water. NC State offers face painting to support band events. (3 comments)
Is the Cary NC and the Triangle Market Healthy? - 08/27/10 11:32 AM
Is the Cary NC and the Triangle Real Estate Market Healthy? Is the Cary NC and the Triangle Real Estate Market Healthy? That was the question posed to the presenters at the Real Estate Trends Forum yesterday at the RBC Center. Over two hours area real estate agents were presented with the facts about the Cary NC and the Triangle Real Estate Market Health.
Foreclosures: Nationally 31% Triangle 6% Inventory- The number of homes for sale 2007 - 7589 2010 - 11,784 Inventoy is UP good for buyers Expired Listing - Homes that were priced incorrectly and DID NOT (0 comments)
Raleigh NC Locopops - 08/24/10 12:56 PM
Raleigh NC Locopops Raleigh NC Locopops has a twist on a traditional favorite, the popsicle. Locopops actually Mexican treats known as Paletes. Locopops are either cream or water based. The freshest ingredients are brought in daily. Have an idea for a new flavor? Feel free to share it and it may be on the menu the next time you visit.
Raleigh NC Locopops feature such flavors as: Cookies and Cream Pomegranate Tangerine Mexican Chocolate Mohito Mango Chili Raleigh NC Locopops has become a favorite of the NC State student. It's located at the corner of the new trafic (2 comments)
Mindset of the College Class of 2014 - Cary NC - 08/18/10 05:36 PM
Mindset of the College Class of 2014 - Cary NC As I send my two daughters off to college and officially become an "Empty Nester" the Mindset of the College Class of 2014 - Cary NC is very telling of the differences in our generations. I will tell you I feel closer to the mindset of my children than my mother.
My children and I: Tech-talk and they understand without an explanation. Choose texting over a phone call. Use a smart phone. Have a Facebook page Use my phone camera instead of a separate camera Enjoy "most" of (2 comments)
Cary NC Home Trends and Statistics July 2009-2010 - 08/12/10 05:48 PM
Cary NC Home Trends and Statistics July 2009-2010 Cary NC home trends and statictics July 2009-2010 can be described in one word "DOWN". The Cary NC market is recovering from the heat of last spring and is feeling like the rest of us "sluggish". Summer is often slow because of family vacations, hot humid days, sport team obligations, and packing for college. Familes are busy with life and real estate can wait, especially for the local movers.
The driving force in our market this time of year are the relocation buyers and sellers.
Why Cary NC? (0 comments)
Wake County Schools Testing Results 2009-2010 - 08/10/10 02:28 PM
Wake County School Testing Results 2009-2010 Wake County School testing results 2009-2010 are in and Cary area schools continue to dominate. Of the 9 Wake County schools that received top recognition 7 are Cary area schools. (Apex, Morrisvile included) Of the 6 Wake County Schools that reached the Schools of Excellence 5 are Cary area schools.
Why do Cary area schools dominate to Wake County Testing Results? Parents- supporting the school through volunteer hours Parents- supporting the teachers with supplies Parents- supporting school fund raisers Parents- supporting the teachers and staff Parents- supporting their children Parents make all (0 comments)
I Am A Local Real Estate Expert - Zillow Is Not - 08/01/10 07:06 PM
Like with all technology, nothing beats the human touch. Zillow and other 3rd party sites need to be viewed as tools with accuracy flaws. Do take Zillow's advice and consult a professional REALTOR. They are the local experts! Via Leesa L. Finley, REALTOR®/RE Strategist Wake Forest NC Real Estate & Wake County (Circa Properties - Your Wake Forest NC Homes Specialist): I Am A Local Real Estate Expert - Zillow is Not Whether you are thinking of buying a home or possibly selling your home you more than likely have stumbled upon Zillow and thought you hit the mother-load of real estate information! (1 comments)
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