raleigh nc homes for sale: New Year - New Home! 5 Basic Home Buying Steps (Part II) - 01/04/14 09:33 PM


So, you've moved passed Steps 1 and 2 - you've picked your lender and found the Realtor® that is going to help you find that perfect home.......  What?  You missed Steps 1 and 2?  No worries - you can catch up at "The 5 Steps to Buying a House".  Go ahead, catch up, I'll wait!  (hint: click the link)
The next 3 Steps in Buying a House are very time sensitive and will take careful coordination.  ** It is important to note that Steps 3 - 5 may differ from state to state and what I am outlining here … (2 comments)

raleigh nc homes for sale: Let's Get Real About Real Estate - Up, Down, Balanced, Confused? - 07/22/13 11:16 PM
It would be a complete understatement to say that most of the country was and is relieved that the Real Estate Market turned around this year.  But just how much did it turn around and how long will this last?
Several factors right now are brewing and mixing together setting us up for a strange next few months:
Interest Rates - First of all, interest rates have started to inch up.  While, yes, they are still historically low what needs to be understood is that as they inch up a large portion of the buyer pool goes away.  What a buyer … (76 comments)

raleigh nc homes for sale: North Raleigh NC Real Estate Market Report - June 2013 - 07/20/13 12:25 AM
The Real Estate Market Statistics are out for June 2013 and once again there are many positive trends. 
For North Raleigh the number of Closed Sales was up +15.9% when compared to the same time period in the year 2012.  The total number of Closed Sales was 320.  The inventory of homes for sale was down -9.3% however.  The total number of homes for sale in North Raleigh in June 2013 was 1293.
 

   
The Absorption Rate for North Raleigh pretty much held steady at 5.1 which indicated a Sellers Market.  This statistic shows a -28.8% drop from … (0 comments)

raleigh nc homes for sale: 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)

raleigh nc homes for sale: Real Estate Market Report for North #Raleigh NC - May 2013 - 06/11/13 09:31 PM
The Real Estate Market Statistics are out for May 2013 and once again there are many positive trends.  For North Raleigh the number of Closed Sales was up +33.1% when compared to the same time period in the year 2012.  The total number of Closed Sales was 398.  The inventory of homes for sale was down -10.3% however.  The total number of homes for sale in North Raleigh in May 2013 was 1304.
 
The Absorption Rate for North Raleigh pretty much held steady at 5.3 which indicated a Sellers Market.  This statistic shows a -29.5% drop from the same time … (1 comments)

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raleigh nc homes for sale: Buying A Home in 5 Easy Steps - The Wrap up - 05/20/13 03:05 AM
So, you've moved passed Steps 1 and 2 - you've picked your lender and found the Realtor® that is going to help you find that perfect home.......  What?  You missed Steps 1 and 2?  No worries - you can catch up at "The 5 Steps to Buying a House".  Go ahead, catch up, I'll wait!  (hint: click the link)
The next 3 Steps in Buying a House are very time sensitive and will take careful coordination.  ** It is important to note that Steps 3 - 5 may differ from state to state and what I am outlining here is specific … (9 comments)

raleigh nc homes for sale: Buying A Home in 5 Easy Steps - 05/15/13 10:04 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!) 
Step 1:  … (4 comments)

raleigh nc homes for sale: North Raleigh NC Real Estate Market Report - April 2013 - 05/14/13 09:19 PM
The N. Raleigh Real Estate statistics are out for April 2013 and we continue to see improvement in the market!  Both the Average Sales Price and the Median Sales Price have increased since the same time last year and the average Days on Market has decreased. 
 
Both Closed Sales and the Inventory of Homes for Sale in North Raleigh has increased steadily since February.  
 
 
 
 
 
The Absorption Rate in North Raleigh has remained stable at what is considered a "balanced" market - neither a seller's market nor a buyer's market.  It is important to … (2 comments)

raleigh nc homes for sale: Raleigh NC Real Estate - Is It A Buyers Market or a Sellers Market? - 03/29/13 07:58 AM
Many times when I create the monthly market reports I reference the Absorption Rate.  On listing appointments I mention the Absorption Rate and even use it to assist me with my Competitive Market Analysis.  An Absorption Rate is a great indicator of what is happening in a local real estate market.
An Absorption Rate quite simply is the supply of homes that are on the market.  For instance, if there is an Absorption Rate of 8 is would mean that should NO other homes be listed it would take 8 months for the currently listed homes to sell or to be "absorbed" … (16 comments)

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raleigh nc homes for sale: Sargas Street, Raleigh NC - Awesome Brick Front Culdesac Home in Golf Community! - 03/14/11 10:43 AM
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