greenville nc real estate: 3 HACKS FOR A SUCCESSFUL YARD SALE THIS FALL - 10/27/16 11:51 PM
Fall means it’s time to clean out your house and get rid of things you don’t need.  This is the time of year that yard sales abound.  Some yard sales are more profitable than others and there are many reasons why that is so.  Below are a few tips for a successful yard sale. 
The first thing you should do to make sure that your yard sale is successful  is to advertise it.  There are many ways you can advertise your yard sale.  One way you can advertise your yard sale is by word of mouth.  Tell everyone you know when your yard sale will … (1 comments)

greenville nc real estate: Things The Internet Can't Do But A Realtor Can - 10/14/16 06:52 AM
If you have ever searched for a home for sale online you know all too well that you can basically see and read almost everything you need to know about them without having to leave the comfort of your sofa.  Likewise if you are trying to sell your home there are many things that you cannot do without the help of a real professional.  There are some things the internet can’t tell you about a home  you might want to buy and there are some things the internet can’t help you with as far as listing your home, but a Realtor can.  Let’s take a … (2 comments)

greenville nc real estate: Greenville NC Real Estate Market Trends - August 2016 - 10/11/16 09:54 PM
The number of new single family listings climbed 126.7% August 2016 compared to the previous year. The number of homes under contract rose 97.0% and the number of homes that sold increased by 59.91% compared to August 2015. The average sales price rose 2.27% to $170,339 and the average days on the market increases 9 days or 8.65%.


Information courtesy of Liz Freeman, Greenville NC Realtor.

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greenville nc real estate: Tips For Going Green With Your Home - 09/26/16 12:23 AM
Everyone these days is talking about “going green” and making the world a cleaner place for our children and grandchildren.  You may not think that you can do much towards this green movement, but the truth is in fact you can.  There are many ways that are simple and easy to go green inside your own home.   Below is a list of a few of the ways in which you can make your home green, and I don’t mean in color.
Most homemakers don’t love doing laundry and this little tidbit is going to be music to your ears!  By letting … (4 comments)

greenville nc real estate: Issues To Avoid During Retirement - 09/20/16 02:14 AM

Everyone looks forward to one day being able to stop working and to spend more time with your family and loved ones during retirement.  What you may not know however is that there are a few things that actually may negatively affect your retirement.  If you are like most folks you want a seamless retirement that has no issues whatsoever so that you can just relax and enjoy the time you have left on this earth.  Let’s take a look at a few issues that you should avoid so that your retirement doesn’t have to be affected negatively.
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greenville nc real estate: Make Moving Less Stressful Tips And Tricks - 09/12/16 02:53 AM

Moving from one home to another can be the best of times but it can also be the worst of times.  If you don’t do your part to keep the stress level of moving low you might just find yourself not enjoying any aspect of it.  Below are a few tips to make movingless stressful.
One aspect of moving that you may not think of until after you move is the fact that your address is going to be changing.  Keep yourself from getting stressed out over having to let everyone know about your new address at the last minute by taking care of this … (0 comments)

greenville nc real estate: Tips To Write A Winning Offer Letter - 09/06/16 10:52 PM

If you have found the home of your dreams you may want to do a few things to make your offer letter stand out above all of the others that most likely are coming in.  Today’s housing market is booming and houses are selling quickly.  In order to make your offer seem better than all the others out there, do your part to make your offer letter the best it can possibly be.  Below are a few ideas on how to write a winning offer letter. 
 Showing a bit of sentiment in your offer letter is a great way to pull on the heart … (0 comments)

greenville nc real estate: Greenville NC Home For Sale: 2225 Locksley Woods Drive #H - 08/28/16 10:41 PM
Greenville NC Home For Sale: 2225 Locksley Woods Drive #H, Greenville NC 27858
MLS# 100024718
3 Bedrooms | 2 Baths | 1,638 Square Feet | Locksley Woods
One of the largest units in this delightful, quiet subdivision located within minutes of ECU. Located upstairs overlooking the pond on the property. Open floor plan offering 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, vaulted ceilings and gas log fireplace in great room and a lovely sun room. Master suite with large walk-in closet, private bath with double vanity, jetted tub and walk-in shower. Extra storage closet. HOA includes pool, cable, water, sewer and trash.

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greenville nc real estate: Buying Without Breaking The Bank - 08/28/16 03:11 PM

We have all seen the tiny houses that are flooding the internet lately, but let’s be honest; do you really want to live in a space so small that you barely have room to move around in your own home?  In all likelihood we can all agree that we really want more space for less money.  Let’s take a look at a few ways to buy big without breaking the bank.
 One way that you can buy big without breaking the bank is by going in together with a family member to purchase a home.   You may not like the idea of having someone living … (2 comments)

greenville nc real estate: Greenville NC Home For Sale: 3513 Palmetto Drive - 08/27/16 01:00 AM
Greenville NC Home For Sale: 3513 Palmetto Drive, Greenville NC 27834
MLS# 100020477
3 Bedrooms | 2 Baths | 1,250 Square Feet | Meadow Woods
This darling home was just updated in 2016 - all new carpet, paint and stainless appliances, smooth top range, dishwasher, microwave and sink. Great Room has ceiling fan, electric log fireplace and dining area. Master bedroom with private bath and walk-in-closet. Floored walk-up attic, wired and ready for new living space to be completed. Privacy fence encloses back yard and patio. Wonderful family neighborhood -- A Must See!!
Marketed by Greenville NC Realtor Liz Freeman.

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greenville nc real estate: Greenville NC Real Estate Market Trends - July 2016 - 08/19/16 03:02 AM
The number of new single family listings dropped 14.58% July 2016 compared to the previous year. The number of homes under contract rose 9.34% and the number of homes that sold decreased by 9.40% compared to July 2015. The average sales price dropped 9.88% to $153,786 and the average days on the market dropped 30 days or 24.7%.
Information courtesy of Liz Freeman, Greenville NC Realtor.
     
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greenville nc real estate: Make Your Home Safe And Comfortable For Your Pet - 08/11/16 04:04 AM

For millions of Americans, pets are a member of the family. They provide companionship and countless memories that last a lifetime. Having a pet-friendly home increases the likelihood that these memories will be positive.
These tips can make pet ownership simpler, and create a safer, healthier environment for your four-legged companion.
1. Pet-friendly flooring
Carpeted flooring can be a challenge for pet owners. Carpet traps unpleasant odors and is difficult to clean. Hardwood, bamboo, laminate and other alternatives - when properly maintained - offer a surface that's easier to clean, doesn't trap allergens and doesn't hide fur or other debris.
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greenville nc real estate: Thinking Of Selling Your House? Pick The Right Agent! - 08/05/16 12:03 AM

Today, more and more sellers are stepping back, taking a look at the advice real estate professionals give them, and asking themselves whether they can trust that advice. And that is exactly what they should do.
The most important question you can ask when you are choosing a real estate agent is whether you feel you can trust them. You must know that they’re giving you great advice, and that they’re going to be able to help you accomplish your family’s goals. You must trust your listing agent enough to allow them to:
Handle the liquidation of possibly the largest asset your … (1 comments)

greenville nc real estate: Tips For Securing Your Identity During A Move - 08/04/16 11:58 PM

Moving from one house to another is a fun time in the life of a person, especially if you are moving into bigger and better things, however moving is also a volatile time and an easy time to become victim of identity theft.   Below is a list of a few ways that you can protect yourself from identity theft during a move.
 A good rule of thumb to avoid identity theft during a move  is to limit how much information you leave behind.  If you had an office in your home, be sure to not only throw old papers away but also to shred all … (0 comments)

greenville nc real estate: Surving House Shopping With Your Children - 07/31/16 01:24 AM

Shopping for a new home is very overwhelming to say the least.  Taking your young children along with you on your home search can make things a lot more stressful.  Let’s take a look at a few ways to survive shopping for a house with your children along for the search.
IF YOU CAN, LEAVE CHILDREN WITH A SITTERIf you don’t have to take your kids along when you are touring homes on your home search, don’t.  If you have a family member or a sitter that you trust to leave your children with, it may be best to do so just long enough … (2 comments)

greenville nc real estate: Greenville Real Estate Trends - June 2016 - 07/24/16 11:37 PM
The number of new listings dropped 12.02% June 2016 compared to the previous year. The number of homes under contract rose 37.5% and the number of homes that sold increased by 7.31% compared to June 2015. The average sales price dropped 10.82% to $167,397 and the average days on the market dropped 14 days or 10.6%.
Information courtesy of Liz Freeman, Greenville NC Realtor.
 
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greenville nc real estate: Things To Accomplish Soon After Moving Into Your New Home - 07/17/16 10:29 AM
If you were lucky enough to move into a new home recently then you need to know a few things that you should strive to accomplish soon after the move.    These things will get you set in the right direction for being comfortable in your new home for years to come.  A few of these ideas are listed below.
Be sure to take pictures of each room in your new home before moving in. Sometimes the inspection takes place and then the previous owners come back to get a few last items of theirs moved out.  You never know, especially if the previous owners were forced to … (2 comments)

greenville nc real estate: Tips To Eliminate Pet Odor So Your Home Will Sell - 07/09/16 03:14 AM
 
If you have pets you know all too well just what a mess they can make, what you may not be aware of however is that they have a smell all their own that others who walk into your house may be able to smell more than you can.  If you have your house on the market you may need to do your best to eliminate the pet odor before you home starts showing so that you will be better able to sell your home.  Below are a few ideas and tips to help you get a head start on eliminating pet odor.
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greenville nc real estate: Greenville NC Real Estate Market Trends - May 2016 - 07/05/16 01:04 AM
The number of new listings dropped 18.1% May 2016 compared to the previous year. The number of homes sold increased by 22.1% compared to April 2015. The average sales price dropped 6.36% to $158,837 and the average days on the market dropped 22.3%.
Information courtesy of Liz Freeman, Greenville NC Realtor.

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greenville nc real estate: Tips For Childproofing Your Home During Summer - 06/28/16 12:56 AM

It’s almost summer, and for many of you that means entertaining overnight guests.  While these visits are generally enjoyable, they do require many preparations in advance of the actual arrival:  readying rooms, collecting extra linens,  making menus,  shopping for  groceries,  scheduling events and activities,  and the like.  A long list, yes, but even longer if some of your guests are young children, and your home has not been childproofed  recently.
Although child supervision and safety is primarily the responsibility of the parents, keep in mind that  household injuries are one of the top reasons children under age 3 visit the emergency room and do … (1 comments)

 
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