durham: The N.C. Foreclosure Prevention Fund - 10/22/10 01:28 PM
Please pass this along to anyone who may benefit from this plan for struggling homeowners in NC.
"North Carolina homeowners who are struggling to make their mortgage payments due to job loss or temporary financial hardship. For qualified homeowners, the fund can provide an interest-free loan of up to $36,000 to pay your mortgage and other related expenses for up to 36 months."
This is a great fund for home owners currently struggling with job loss and hardship. Qualified homeowners are eligible for interest free loans for up 36K.
Available now in 17 counties but will be statewide come December … (0 comments)

durham: What I learned at Real Estate Bar Camp RDU #REBCRDU 2010 - 09/13/10 03:18 PM

This past Friday, I attended ReBarCampRDU at the Raleigh Regional Association of Realtors® in Cary.
I'm being modest when I write that this was a high energy, social media, brain overload extravaganza for real estate. The topics covered where many; from POSTEROUS (covered by Brad at Dakno Marketing), to IDX tips for making your listings more visible on the net (Eleanor Warren Thorne). Topics also covered included Twitter, Facebook, Wordpress, Blogging, LinkedIn.
Massive props due to Eleanor, Brad, Meredith Morgan at Coldwell Banker, HPW, Debe Maxwell, Maya Peveza, David Patterson and all others who put on a great bar camp! Great work … (4 comments)

durham: Home Buying 101 in the Triangle, NC. 10 Great Reasons for using a Home Buyer Agent when purchasing a Home. - 06/11/10 11:58 AM
As your advocate during the home buying process, a buyer's agent can help your transaction come off without a hitch and as smooth as possible. Here are 10 great reasons for using a buyer agent.
1. FREE: In almost all cases involving the sale of a home, the seller will always pay the fee for your representation. This is a perhaps the most overlooked part of the home buying process by buyers. If your buyer agent is going to be paid for representing your interests, why not commit to working with an agent?
2. AREAS: Your buyer agent will … (1 comments)

durham: Open House 501 Mill Hopper Lane, The Villages of Apex, NC Sunday June 5th 1PM - 5PM - 06/05/10 02:13 PM
Join me tomorrow and preview this excellent property that has been REDUCED 30K! Sunday, June 5th from 1PM - 5PM! Priced to move you in this weekend! The Villages of Apex is within walking distance of the pools, shopping, dining, cultural center and downtown historic Apex.  This awesome transitional has a two car garage, first floor master, huge eat-in-kitchen, vaulted ceiling in the family room and overlooking loft! Second bedroom on first floor that could be used as an office. This property is also the best priced in The Villages of Apex! • 3 Bedrooms • 3 Full Baths • Bonus Room • … (4 comments)

durham: Home Buying 101 :: What does Buyer Agency mean in North Carolina? Bull City Realtor® - 05/19/10 09:40 AM
When you purchase a home in the great state of North Carolina, chances are that you'll be represented by a Buyer Agent. A buyer agent is a licensed real estate agent or REALTOR® that represents your interests in the real estate transaction. This is how Agency relationships are formed, by one person representing the interests of another.
What are the duties owed by the Buyer Agent?
1. LOYALTY. This is the bedrock principle of Buyer Agency. The Buyer Agent is obligated to promote your best interests.
2. Be smart. Use Diligence, Skill and Care to get the best outcome for your real … (0 comments)

durham: Offer to Purchase and Contract Form for Home Buyers in North Carolina - 05/07/10 08:35 AM
This post covers some of the critical deadlines and required items within the Offer to Purchase and Contract form used to buy residential property in North Carolina.
Offer to Purchase and Contract
The form is one of several that are typically submitted when an offer is made on a property. The form is jointly approved by both the North Carolina Bar Association and the North Carolina Association of Realtors®, Inc. It has 28 sections. Though all are important, some are critical to the transaction in terms of deadlines.
The form gives the buyer a certain amount of time to inspect, apply and get … (4 comments)

durham: Maximizing Your Tax Refund and Saving on Water and Energy Bills! - 04/14/10 06:11 AM
Here are some good uses for your tax refund from House Logic, National Association of Realtors® website.1. Low flow shower heads. Did you know old shower heads (pre 1992) can pump out 5 gallons of water per minute? The latest low-flow showerheads use up to 50% less water than even newer shower heads, which use about half of the old shower heads. That's a lot of water savings! The latest shower heads run about $50-$200. The savings can be about $150 a year, depending on usage. Low-flow toilets can save an additional $90 per year!

durham: Home Buying 101 - 04/10/10 08:13 AM
Let's get down to the basics of the home buying process. Buying a home, especially your first one is a challenging and thoroughly rewarding experience. The joys of home ownership can only be experienced when you buy your first home and not before. Happines will ensue at closing and even people will say, "oh so and so is doing well. She bought a house last year."Here are a few tips to get you started.1. Establish your budget. Add up your monthly expenses and subtract from monthly net income. Car loans, credit cards, healthcare, grocery bills, savings, leisure expenses. Whatever you have … (2 comments)

durham: Exciting News: I Have Joined The Dream Living Realty Team! - 04/09/10 04:14 AM

In joining the Dream Living Realty team with Ray Williamson and Jaime Dawson, their team brings over 8 years of Real Estate Service, Experience, and Knowledge to allow me to exceed your expectations as your Real Estate Consultant for Life!
It occurred to me that my friends and family members may not be aware of just exactly what a real estate consultant does differently from a traditional salesperson and how that benefits the people you refer to me.
Traditional real estate agents spend the majority of their time soliciting the general public looking for their next client, which leaves … (0 comments)

durham: Red, White and Blue Open House at Orchard Lake This Sunday, 2-4PM!!! - 06/27/09 07:47 AM
Buyers, Realtors or anyone thinking about purchasing a home in 2009, we cordially invite you to an Open House at Orchard Lake subdivision this Sunday from 2-4PM!
Come and view 5 fantastic homes, have some ice cream and refreshments! Enter a drawing at each home! The Mortgage Bus will also be there to answer any questions regarding financing and the first time home buyer $8,000 Tax Credit from Uncle Sam! Take advantage of this excellent time to buy a home!

I-40 to North on Fayetteville Road. Left on MLK Parkway, right on Cook, Right onto Orchard Oriole Lane!


durham: Ten Seller Tips To Get Your Home Ready for the Market :: Bull City Realtor - 05/16/09 12:28 PM

1. The most activity will come in the first 3-4 weeks. This is a crucial time and it would be ideal to get an offer during this time period. Assuming the property is priced right with great curb appeal, the best offers will come in this time period.2. First impressions count! Get rid off the pet odors, and keep the house tidy and neat at all times. The worst thing you want is to have your house known as, "Oh, you mean the 'cat' house?"3. De clutter, depersonalize and demystify. Remove all unnecessary clutter from the home. Getting rid of … (0 comments)

durham: Open House This Sunday 2-4pm!!! 2206 Parkside Drive Durham, NC 27707 - 02/06/09 02:52 PM

Perfect location close to Nana's and Foster's. Strategically located between Central and South Durham in a great neighborhood! Wonderful 4 bedroom and 2.5 bath home in great condition! Formal dining room with chair rail and crown molding and formal living room. Eat-in kitchen with island opens to family room with gas log fireplace. Great master bedroom with cathedral ceiling. Large brick patio in the rear perfect for entertaining!

Great Location!!!

Eat in Kitchen and Seperate Dining Room

Great Patio for Entertaining!

For information on this or any other listings in the Bull City, call or … (1 comments)

durham: The Best Cities for Riding out the Recession - Durham Named #3 in the U.S - 10/20/08 11:34 AM
Once again our fair city garners merit for being a great place to live.Durham was ranked number 3, according to Business Week as a place to for riding out the recession. Medical, the universities, the Research Triangle Park, are but a few of the reasons why our beloved city ranks so well.
The Research Triangle Park, the biggest research park in the world. Among other things, the renewal of downtown Durham is making this a great town! Also the people here are very friendly and diversity is immense. This is my second swing through this city and I gotta say, I … (0 comments)

durham: Real Estate Graphic Design and Technology Services - 06/20/08 08:02 AM
Real Estate Services! … (2 comments)

durham: 100 Best places to live and launch a business (Durham no. 12) - 06/18/08 06:44 AM

CNN money has voted Durham 12 out of 100 to live and start a business! Wow! Durham out of Triangle? How do you like them apples?
Of course with the tech and bio and research companies here it would make sense that Durham was rated as such. Let's not forget Duke Basketball!
All of this diversity makes Durham a great place to start a business or just to meet nice people in general. There's plenty to do; a stroll in Brightleaf Square which has nice shops and some great pubs to drink a pint on  a hot summer day; Ninth … (2 comments)

durham: Use the Activity Monitor to track your RAM usage on a Mac- right from the Dock! - 03/25/08 02:48 PM
This handy tool tracks your CPU and RAM usage so that you can check which applications are robbing your precious memory so that you can shut them down. The Activity Monitor also tracks your network download and upload speeds- right from the dock! The Activity Monitor displays an icon with 2 columns that you can watch from your dock.
Go to Applications-Utilities-Activity Monitor. Grab the icon and drag it to the Dock, to the spot you would like it to go. I have mine right next to the dashboard icon (which I don't use at all). Then go to system preferences - … (0 comments)

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I'm a Real Estate Agent and Manager with Linda Craft & Team REALTORS in Raleigh, North Carolina. As a member of the Linda Craft Team, I am involved in marketing, contract to close and working with buyers. With the high volume of transactions we do everyday, there's never a dull moment at our office. It is our honor and part of our mission statement to "help people achieve their goals in the most efficient and professional manner..." That means treating you, our dear client as a VIP, no matter what! While Real Estate is my profession, DJ Culture is my passion. I am also run a Professional Mobile DJ Company specializing in Weddings and Private events with Triangle DJ, based in Raleigh, NC View all AR Posts Nogui Blog   Google+                        




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