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By Don Taber, REALTOR / BROKER / CRS / GRI
(Our Town Properties, Inc., Wilson, NC)
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Let's get that house sold! We put more than just a sign in the yard - check out our yard signs! I happened to be on duty for our office over the Christmas weekend and on floor duty this past week. Let's just say that I can see hope on the near horizon for the real estate market in the Wilson are...

By Don Taber, REALTOR / BROKER / CRS / GRI
(Our Town Properties, Inc., Wilson, NC)
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Everybody knows how slow the market can be in December.....so we decided we needed to build a couple of houses. We set out to find the best looking plans we could find and then to get an architect to make some changes to match our client's “tastes”. Then we had to talk to a builder and some sub-c...

By Don Taber, REALTOR / BROKER / CRS / GRI
(Our Town Properties, Inc., Wilson, NC)
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Choosing us, the Taber Team, to market and sell your property could make all the difference in turning this sometimes difficult and stressful process into an informed and smooth success! For most people, selling a home is a huge financial decision that greatly affects their future plans. The whol...

By Don Taber, REALTOR / BROKER / CRS / GRI
(Our Town Properties, Inc., Wilson, NC)
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Citizen's Academy is a great program presented by the City of Wilson, NC. I had never really heard much about the Citizen's Academy even though they had been holding it for several years. I decided that since I have lived in Wilson for 32 years, it was time I learned a little more about the city ...

By Don Taber, REALTOR / BROKER / CRS / GRI
(Our Town Properties, Inc., Wilson, NC)
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Deck the halls! Decorate your home and enjoy the Christmas season - even if your home is on the market! Many sellers are reluctant to have their homes on the market during the Christmas holidays because they feel like buyers may not want to see a home decorated and not in it's everyday condition...

By Don Taber, REALTOR / BROKER / CRS / GRI
(Our Town Properties, Inc., Wilson, NC)
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Great news!  We're starting to see some light at the end of the proverbial "real estate tunnel" here in the Wilson area.  Call-ins and showings seem to be picking up a little as well as Open House traffic.  At this time of year, as we approach the Christmas season, we normally see buyer inquiries...

By Don Taber, REALTOR / BROKER / CRS / GRI
(Our Town Properties, Inc., Wilson, NC)
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It seems like buyers are getting worse and worse with the low offers.  No matter howwell the house is priced, they still want to come in considerably lower with their offer.  I can understand if the house is overpriced as many are today, but when the house is priced according to the market and th...

By Ann Brice, GRI
(First Wilson Properties, Wilson, NC)
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  I attended my neighbor's Little League game last night at Burt Gillette Park.  It was a tournament playoff game and it was being played on the grandstand ball field. That was great for us fans because that meant we were in the shade and it was still very warm last night at 6 pm!  (There are th...

By Ann Brice, GRI
(First Wilson Properties, Wilson, NC)
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I received mine yesterday!  I am looking forward to attending this year's party at the home of Sharron & Marshall Dildy.  Last year much of Wilson's "Old Guard" turned out for the annual celebration at Betty Lou and Henry Walston's home.  Sharron and Marshall just moved into their home in Decembe...

By Don Taber, REALTOR / BROKER / CRS / GRI
(Our Town Properties, Inc., Wilson, NC)
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What is keeping you from buying your new home?  Is it pricing?  It shouldn't be!  Pricing, even in our area, is down.  Is it available properties to choose from?  It shouldn't be!  We have many more homes on the market than we have had at any point in a long time.  Is it the prospect of financing...

By David Recker
(Connect Realty)
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As a seller "Days on Market" are important. Not only do you want to sell your house as quick as possible, you also want the best price. Typically, the quicker you get an offer the better price you will receive. How do you do this? First, you... Read Why Days on Market Matter in its entirety. Visi...

By David Recker
(Connect Realty)
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PricePrice is of course always important. However, in a buyers market it is more important than ever to properly price your house. In a recent article I discussed the various reasons why you should Price It Right on day one. Please take a moment to review this article. All you can do is ensure th...

By David Recker
(Connect Realty)
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SituationI received a call from a couple needing to sell their home fast. The husband was a Deputy Sheriff in Nash County and had started a new job as a Police Officer in Knighdale, NC. He had a deadline of when he had to relocate to Knightdale or he would risk losing his job. They had already li...

By David Recker
(Connect Realty)
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We all know that gas continues to go up straining our budgets. In the real estate business we put a lot of miles on our vehicles showing buyers around, checking on listings, and delivering paperwork. I have been spending somewhere between $400 and $600 per month this year on gas and I'm tired of ...

By David Recker
(Connect Realty)
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With lower interest rates and plenty of homes to choose from, now may be the right time for you to purchase real estate. Today's lower interest rates may not be around when prices flatten out, so trying to time the market rarely works to your advantage. Another problem with trying to time the mar...

By David Recker
(Connect Realty)
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On this day, please join me in remembering our fallen military personnel and reach out to a veteran and thank them for their service to our country. Traditional observance of Memorial Day has diminished over the years. Many Americans nowadays have forgotten the meaning and traditions. I am a reti...

By Don Taber, REALTOR / BROKER / CRS / GRI
(Our Town Properties, Inc., Wilson, NC)
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Hey everyone!  I hope everyone has enjoyed this week of almost beautiful weather!  This has been a great week for real estate in the Wilson area.  I have had potential clients and clients from as far away as California and Mexico!  All coming to Wilson for a variety of different reasons.  We stil...

By David Recker
(Connect Realty)
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I wanted to provide an exciting update that I have moved offices. I am now with RE/MAX Classic Realty working out of their office at 163 Nashville Commons Drive, Nashville, North Carolina 27856.All of my contact information remains the same:Direct phone: 252-442-2687I look forward to continuing t...

By David Recker
(Connect Realty)
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Despite lower prices and historically low interest rates, existing single family home sales remain weak. Locally, we have plenty of good homes to choose from in all price ranges, and interest rates remain low thanks to the Federal Reserve's rate cuts.So, why are so many buyers sitting on the fenc...

By David Recker
(Connect Realty)
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Are you thinking of buying or selling a home but you're not sure if this is the "right time"? Talk with a Realtor for expert advice on your local market.Real Estate CyclesReal Estate Cycles are no different than any other cycles that effect consumers. It is subject to the laws of supply and deman...

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