leesa finley: New Year - New Home! 5 Basic Home Buying Steps - 01/02/14 09:47 PM
Whether you are a first time homebuyer or a seasoned buyer a home purchase can be a little scary!  Even if you have rode this bike before things change.  Let #RaleighRed help you understand the home buying process step by step and get you on your way to that home of your dreams.
 
Did you know that when buying a home you need a team?  Do you know who's on your team?  Here is a more in-depth look at who you need on your team and what role each will play in your purchase.  (hint: click the link!) 
 
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leesa finley: Did You Know You Can Find RaleighRed on Facebook? - 07/18/13 04:21 AM
There are so many ways to connect with Raleigh Red!  
A great way to keep up with local Raleigh NC Real Estate news is through my Facebook Page.  I also post recent real estate market statistics, local news and events, information on area schoosl, parks, restaurant reviews and so much more!  If you really pay close attention you might just catch one of my many contests!!  ;)
I'd love to see you on my Facebook Page so come on over!
 
If you are another agent and would like to connect please send me a private message and I'll gladly … (0 comments)

leesa finley: Youngsville NC - Stunning Home on 3.57ac w/ Frmls, 1st Flr Master and 3+ Garage - 07/18/13 03:48 AM
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leesa finley: Wake Forest NC House Chick Newsletter - November 2011 - 11/18/11 09:02 AM
November 2011 … (4 comments)

leesa finley: See Why So Many Call Wake Forest NC Home! - 08/23/11 03:04 AM
Why are so many people now calling Wake Forest NC home?  Many reasons and here are just a few to get started..... 
Location:
Wake Forest has easy access to downtown Raleigh NC via Capital Blvd or US Hwy 401.  This close proximity allows many of Raleigh work force to escape the city and enjoy a quieter lifestyle in their personal time. Durham NC and RTP (Research Triangle Park) is also a relatively minor commute under 30 minutes.  Many residents of Wake Forest NC work in RTP and Durham. Our International Airport, Raleigh Durham International, is only a short 25 minute drive. Wake Forest NC is located almost equidistant from both the … (10 comments)

leesa finley: Thinking of Moving to Wake Forest NC? I Live, Work and Play Here - I Have Answers! - 08/01/11 09:54 AM
Wake Forest is located centrally in North Carolina in Wake County.  We are equidistant from both the great Appalachian Mountains and the Carolina Coast making day trips a breeze regardless of your chosen outdoor activities!  Located just north of Raleigh NC Wake Forest NC is also a prime location for commutes to Raleigh, RTP (research Triangle Park) and Durham.  Many of the residents of Wake Forest work at Cisco Systems, Duke Hospital, IBM and many of the other Technology Corporations.

 
 
Wake Forest, NC maintains a “small-town” charm while still providing residents with all of the everyday amenities and conveniences of day … (12 comments)

leesa finley: Looking To Build the Perfect New Home? Here are Some Helpful Tips - 06/08/11 07:52 AM
Buying a new home can be a daunting task and there is much to take into consderation.  I have a wonderful friend who is a free lance writer that shares some tips to guide home buyers through the process of searching for a builder, lot, etc.  Mind you, these tips aren't from a book or a prewritten checklist - these are her personal observations and tips gained from experience.  Pretty cool, Michelle, pretty cool!
If you are thinking about building a new home in Wake Forest NC I would welcome the opportunity to acquaint you with some of the local builders, … (16 comments)

leesa finley: What's YOUR Circa in Wake Forest NC? - 03/15/11 02:58 AM
Wake Forest NC is rich with history and along with that comes gorgeous architecture that reflects a period in time when homes were showcases and masterpieces.  There is a diverse mixture of architectural styles in historic Wake Forest NC that range from Victorian to Georgian style.  The majority of the historic homes in Wake Forest have been lovingly cared for and kept up to standards with the Historic Guidelines set forth by the Wake Forest NC Historic Commission in conjunction with the N.C. State Historic Preservation Office.  If you are interested in exploring some of the historic homes for sale in … (4 comments)

leesa finley: A Great Place To Explore Wake Forest NC! - 03/11/11 07:13 AM
I receive so many emails and phone calls from people wanting to learn all about Wake Forest NC. And, why not?  It is an incredible place to call home!  My website might be a little different than others that you have peeked in on and I try and make easy to navigate and provide the answer needed when considering a move to Wake Forest NC. Here are just a few of the pages on my website, Wake Forest NC House Chick, that should help you on your path to discovering Wake Forest NC. Wake Forest NC Info - a collection of … (26 comments)

leesa finley: List of Phenomenal Wake Forest NC Foreclosures for FREE! - 03/07/11 07:22 AM
Each week I update a Wake Forest NC Foreclosure List and post it to my website.  This list is available for free and was just update this past Saturday.  Did you happen to get your copy?  If not, no worries - you can still download it and I can also place you on a mailing list so you receive them delivered directly to your inbox!
This list has foreclosed homes for sale in Wake Forest, Rolesville and North Raleigh.  If you happen to be searching in another area of the Triangle I can help you with that as well.  Just send … (4 comments)

leesa finley: Spring Is Right Around the Corner - It's a Fresh Start for the Housing Market! - 02/07/11 05:55 AM
With Spring just around the corner one can't help but think of fresh new beginnings, clean air, blooming flowers and days that start to linger a little longer.  If you are thinking about selling your home then Spring is an exceptional time to enter the housing market!  You'll be sparkling fresh and ready for all of the buyers that are getting those tax refund checks, looking to relocate and even those that are looking to move to a new neighborhood.  Who knows, your home just might be THE ONE that someone has always driven by and dreamed they could own! You … (14 comments)

leesa finley: Before You Sign That Buyer Agency Agreement...... - 02/06/11 11:46 AM
As a Realtor® there are several "duties" that I owe to my buyer clients by entering into a Buyer Agency Agreement.  Did you know, as a Buyer that you have specific duties as well? In North Carolina if a Buyer enters into a Buyer Agency Agreement a Buyers duties are:
Work exclusively with Firm for the term of the Agreement Pay Firm, directly or indirectly, the compensation agreed upon in the Agreement Comply with reasonable requests by the Firm to supply any pertinent financial or personal information needed to fulfill the term of the Agreement Be available for reasonable periods … (40 comments)

leesa finley: Homemade Gelato in Historic Downtown Wake Forest NC - a la mode - 08/10/10 02:46 AM

Need another reason to visit historic downtown Wake Forest?  Here it is....... 
a la mode
A fantastic hot spot in the historic downtown Wake Forest streetscape is this fantastic ice cream shop!  Homemade ice cream, homemade gelato, homemade frozen yogurt....are you getting the homemade part?  We visited last night for an after-dinner treat and it was amazing!  My son splurged on the mint chocolate chip in a waffle cone, my husband the coffee ice cream and me?  Homemade Tiramisu Gelato - out of this world!  You will NOT find gelato like this anywhere in the greater Raleigh area - I … (14 comments)

leesa finley: Wake Forest NC Neighborhood Expedition - Focus on Holding Ridge - 08/09/10 08:17 AM
Wake Forest NC Neighborhood Expedition - Focus on Holding Ridge Holding Ridge is conveniently located in central Wake Forest NC with easy access to Hwy 98 (Durham Road) or Hwy1A (Main Street) which makes getting around Wake Forest NC very easy!  Shops, restaurants, every day conveniences and historic downtown Wake Forest NC are just right around the corner and some even within walking distance. 

Also, close by is Tyler Run Park which is part of the Wake Forest NC Parks & Recreation System.  This 9 acre park features a baseball field, basketball court, playground, picnic tables and a greenway … (6 comments)

leesa finley: Weekends in Wake Forest NC - August 6 - 8, 2010 - 08/05/10 11:15 AM
Weekends in Wake Forest NC - August 6 - 8, 2010 Don't forget to get out and enjoy your Weekend in Wake Forest!  There are some wonderful events on the calendar and the weather is supposed to be just gorgeous!  Wake Forest Farmers Market: Canning Demonstration Saturday, August 7; 8 am – noon Downtown parking lot, 110 S. White St. Canning demonstration by Robin Roper. Music provided by Dry Bread. The market offers fresh and locally grown produce, pasture raised beef, lamb, poultry and pork, free range eggs (both chicken and duck). Honey, baked goods, jams and preserves, fresh and dried … (4 comments)

leesa finley: Wake Forest NC Neighborhood Expedition - Focus on Crenshaw Hall - 08/05/10 04:05 AM
Wake Forest NC Neighborhood Expedition - Focus on Crenshaw Hall Crenshaw Hall is a fabulous subdivision in Wake Forest NC that is convenient to EVERYTHING!  Easy access to Hwy 98 makes commutes to RTP and Durham very easy and Capital Blvd is right around the corner which takes you straight into Raleigh NC!  Crenshaw Hall is located in close proximity to Target, Home Depot, Banks, Restaurants and MORE!  A beautiful clock tower greets you as you enter Crenshaw Hall and the neighborhood amenities include a community pool, tennis courts, and playgrounds.

Currently there are three homes for sale in Crenshaw … (6 comments)

leesa finley: This Is Wake Forest NC and We Didn't Mean To Trick You! - 08/03/10 12:21 PM
This Is Wake Forest NC and We Didn't Mean To Trick You!
I can not tell you how many times I have been in stores or restaurants and I hear tourists asking for directions to the Wake Forest University.  When they find that although they may BE in Wake Forest NC the University is approximately 2 hours away......Talk about frustrated!  Sometimes they even get mad like it was a whole conspiracy by the town to mislead them.......Well, here is a little history lesson regarding Wake Forest and well, Wake Forest.....
Way, way back in February of 1834 (told you it … (17 comments)

leesa finley: Buyers: What Your Realtor Needs From You - 08/02/10 01:56 PM
A colleague of mine posted this simple yet brilliant list of "must do's" for every buyer out there.  I have to agree on all points but it is especially true that if a home is on the market now, meets your needs and is priced incredibly well it won't last long at all!   So, please, be sure to check your emails and return my calls - if it sells, it sells..... Thanks Holly for allowing us to reblog this great post!
 
As Buyer Agents, we commit to representing you in finding and purchasing your new home.  It is a huge … (12 comments)

leesa finley: National Night Out in Wake Forest NC - August 3, 2010 - 08/02/10 01:20 PM
National Night Out in Wake Forest NC - August 3, 2010 Join your neighbors tomorrow night, August 3, at Target in Wake Forest NC for the 27th Annual National Night Out!  National Night Out is designed to promote safe, healthy neighborhoods, increase crime and drug prevention, foster police-community relationships and to generate support for local anti-crime programs. The annual National Night Out Parking Lot Party is being hosted by the Wake Forest NC Police Department and Target which is the national sponsor for National Night Out.  There will DEFINITELY be something for everyone:
Food and prizes performing choirs Army National … (10 comments)

leesa finley: Let's Get To Know Each Other First - Date Me! - 08/01/10 03:45 AM
Let's Get To Know Each Other First - Date Me!
Okay, so, be-bopping along my morning the other day doing what I have to do the phone rings - Out of state caller.
Me:  Hello, this is Leesa.
Them:  Hello, my name is (inaudible and phone ringing in the background)  Can you hold?
Me: No
and at that point I hang up....
About two minutes later they call again.
Them: Yes this is (inaudible AGAIN).  I am calling about a house.  I will be there next Wednesday and Thursday and I must see house.  You set this up.  And others.
Me: … (42 comments)

 
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RED Properties - Raleigh NC Real Estate

Wake Forest, NC

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Welcome to Raleigh NC! Though my blog you can find Homes for Sale in Raleigh NC and the surrounding area, Things To Do in Raleigh NC and so much MORE! I am the Owner/Broker In Charge of R.E.D. Properties and I specialize in Northern Wake County with a focus on Wake Forest NC. It's where I live, it's what I love! Please visit "About Me" for more details on how I can help you! Scroll down for some very helpful links with regards to Raleigh NC Homes For Sale, the Raleigh Real Estate Market, Area Events and Things To Do in Raleigh NC and so much MORE!


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