raleigh realty: Raleigh Kitchen Design: Three Renovation Trends That You Need to know - 02/20/16 11:50 PM
Renovating your kitchen is an excellent way to improve its look, increase the value of your home and appeal to a more diverse range of home buyers if you decide to sell. However, if you live in the Raleigh area, a kitchen remodel can easily cost $10,000 to $20,000 or more, which is why you want to make choices that you can live with. Learning more about some of hottest trends can help you decide what you want and don't want in your kitchen.

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raleigh realty: Durant Trails Home for Sale in north Raleigh | relocating to Raleigh NC - 07/04/15 02:29 AM
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Want to be in one of the best locations in Raleigh on a street lined with mature trees? Convenient to shopping, restaurants, coffee shops, great schools. Enjoy the updated kitchen with large island, bonus room with closets could be a 5th BR, private cul-de-sac setting and back yard retreat in this great neighborhood with pool, greenway trails and near 240 acre Durant Nature Park.
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raleigh realty: HIDDEN GEMS IN RALEIGH REAL ESTATE | Moving to Raleigh NC - 06/17/14 10:33 PM
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HIDDEN GEMS IN REAL ESTATE
Raleigh, NC Home Buyers Should Be On the Lookout for These High-Value Features Raleigh, NC: We all know the standard online search criteria for a home buyer: bedrooms, bathrooms, square footage, etc. But what about those features and attributes of a home that are a little bit harder to place a value on?
The “Hidden Gems” infographic by ActiveRain was created from a survey of over 1,500 real estate agents, home stagers, inspectors, and lenders. Nationwide, the attributes … (0 comments)

raleigh realty: Raleigh area Housing Market info | moving to Raleigh NC - 01/09/14 12:20 AM
If you are considering moving to Raleigh NC, the Raleigh area continues to have a significant increase in the number of homes sold, the price of homes and a significant decrease in the inventory and days on market. See the chart below and don't hesitate to contact us with all of your questions!
Compared to the same month last year: Closed sales are up 12% Average Sales Price is up 5% The Total Sales volume is up 18% The Home Inventory is down 28%! The Days on Market until sale is down 22%!
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raleigh realty: Raleigh real estate continues growth | moving to Raleigh NC - 12/04/13 01:34 AM

 
The Raleigh area and Wake County real estate trend continues to steadily increase. This holds true whether you are talking about new listings, sold homes, days on market, etc, we are seeing steady improvements in each of these metrics.
For the same period last year: Closed homes are up almost 13% Average Sales price is up 8% ! Days on market until sale is down by 20% Home inventory is down 10% Months Supply of Inventory is down 30% ! If you have any questions about the local real estate market in Wake County, contact Marc Iafrate, MBA at … (0 comments)

raleigh realty: NC Biotech sector outpacing other states | relocating to Raleigh NC - 10/06/13 12:38 AM
A recent study reports that the biotechnology sector grew quicker in North Carolina than any other state between 2001 and 2010. This is not a surprise considering the steady pace that the Raleigh area and the Triangle have been growing for over a decade. This area is very diverse in every aspect of the medical and pharmaceutical field as well as hardware, software and IT sectors. Looking for a new home?
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raleigh realty: Raleigh - Cary gaining IT jobs | relocating to Raleigh NC - 10/04/13 12:43 PM
The Raleigh and Cary markets are winning the battle for IT jobs in North Carolina.  The Triangle currently ranks 8 in the country according to Forbes.  The primary factor shifting the playing field is the low cost of living in Raleigh vs. cities like Boston, New York and California.
 
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raleigh realty: Raleigh area unemployment continues to decrease | moving to Raleigh NC - 09/17/13 02:39 AM
The NC jobless rate is steadily decreasing. It is currently around 8.8% The hospitality sector was mostly responsible for the decrease in the umemployment numbers. 17,200 jobs were added in the previous month in this industry.
Have a Raleigh area Home to Sell and wondering about Raleigh Home Values?
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raleigh realty: Moving to Raleigh | Raleigh real estate market data - 08/26/13 11:40 AM

 
The Raleigh real estate market keeps amazing everyone. We are so lucky that this area has such a diverse economy and so much growth potential. Here is our monthly summary of what has happened recently. Compared to this time last year:
New listings have increased almost 11% Pending Sales are up over 28% Closed homes have seen a 34% increase! Home inventory has dropped almost 10% Months supply of inventory has decreased an amazing 29%  
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raleigh realty: Raleigh real estate market continues to grow | moving to Raleigh NC - 07/08/13 11:53 AM
The Raleigh real estate market continues to perform very strongly. Interest rates are starting to jump up and now may be the best time ever to buy before rates take any significant jumps. Here is a summary of the market ending last month when compared to the previous year:
new listings have increased by 15% Closings are up almost 36% Total dollar volume is up over 40% Days on market until sale is down by almost 17% Inventory is down by almost 15% Months Supply of Inventory is down 34% These are all amazing numbers that result in a stable economic … (0 comments)

raleigh realty: Hot Raleigh real estate market | relocating to Raleigh NC - 05/14/13 12:59 AM
The Raleigh real estate market continues to thrive. Here is a brief summary of the latest stats. Contact us today to ask all of your questions!
New listings are up almost 18% vs this time last year Closed sales are up over 43% in the same time period The average sales prices is up only 2% so it's a great time to buy! Home inventory is down over 15% Days on market until sale is down 16% Months supply of inventory is down about 35% to just over 5 months Considering relocating to Raleigh NC and need to find a job … (0 comments)

raleigh realty: North Carolina leads biotech growth | relocating to Raleigh NC - 05/07/13 10:32 PM
According to the Triangle Business Journal, North Carolina's biotech industry led the nation between 2001 and 2010. This industry supports more than 237,000 jobs in the state. The growth rate for the NC biotech sector was over 23% during this time period compared to only 6.5% across the nation.
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raleigh realty: New York firm bringing 250 jobs to Raleigh | relocating to Raleigh NC - 04/27/13 10:20 PM

According to the Triangle Business Journal, a New York technology company is bringing 250 jobs to Wake County. Ipreo Holdings, a data and market intelligence company has announced today that it’s establishing a business center in Wake County. The company plans to create these jobs by the end of 2017 and invest more than $3 million in its Raleigh location.
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raleigh realty: Rapidly increasing home sales | relocating to Raleigh NC - 04/22/13 11:07 AM
[caption id="attachment_1454" align="alignleft" width="212"] Wake Co March 2013 data[/caption]The Raleigh real estate market is moving very quickly. If you are thinking of making a move to the Raleigh area or thinking about making a local move, contact us today! Vs. the same time last year...
Closed sales are up almost 30%! The median sales price is up almost 3% to $214,900 The total dollar volume of sales is up 33% Percent of list price received is up 0.6% to 97.6% The total inventory of homes for sale has decreased by almost 18% The months supply of inventory is at 5.1 Here … (0 comments)

raleigh realty: Market Stats you must know when relocating to Raleigh NC - 02/26/13 08:32 AM
The Raleigh real estate market continues to grow steadily. Even though we have an extremely low inventory of homes for sale, pricing is still near all time low points but starting to increase. This, coupled with the historically low interest rates on home loans makes this the best time ever to purchase a home in the Raleigh area. Here is a brief summary of what's happening in our market (in Wake County):
Closed sales are up over 28% from this time last year Average sales price is up over 6% from the same time last year Total sales volume is up … (0 comments)

raleigh realty: Raleigh real estate at only 4 mo. inventory | relocating to Raleigh NC - 01/22/13 11:13 PM
Raleigh home inventory dropping steadily and homes are selling quicker![/caption]We have seen another fantastic month in real estate here in Raleigh and the Triangle area. The snapshot of the market from this time last year until now has changed in a very positive way.
The number of sold homes has increased by 33% Homes are selling for more money (Orig list price received is up over 2%) Days on Market until sale has decreased by over 10% The inventory of homes has decreased by almost 21% The Months Supply of Inventory has dropped to an amazing 4.7 months! Raleigh area home … (0 comments)

raleigh realty: Wake Co home sales volume up by almost $32M | relocating to Raleigh NC - 12/24/12 12:01 AM
Wake County and the Triangle continues to grow steadily. If you are planning to purchase or sell your home or relocate to this area, contact us today so that we can make some good recommendations that are specific to your situation.
We've been selling a lot of homes. Compared to 1 year ago, the number of closed sales jumped over 26% accompanied by over 4% increase in the average sales price. A strong "sellers market" is developing here. The Months Supply of Inventory has dropped to 4.7 months which represents about a 1/2 percent drop since last month and a 43% … (0 comments)

raleigh realty: Wake County closings up almost 20% | relocating to Raleigh NC - 10/24/12 01:14 AM
Wake County continues to grow steadily. If you are planning to purchase or sell your home or relocate to this area, contact us today so that we can make some good recommendations that are specific to your situation.  We are here to help you make the best decisions.
Compared to 1 year ago, the number of new listings increased by a modest 0.7% while the number of closed sales jumped almost 20% accompanied by a 6.5% increase in median sales price.
These indicators show that we have now entered a "sellers market" and I'll bet you didn't even know it! The … (0 comments)

raleigh realty: Red Hat moving headquarters to downtown Raleigh | Downtown Raleigh condos for sale - 03/30/12 10:15 AM
In a discussion with the Triangle Business Jornal recently, Red Hat CFO discussed the move of the headquarters to the Progress Energy Building in downtown Raleigh.
Looking for a downtown condo for sale?  There are so many reasons to want to live downtown, fresh fruit and vegetables at the farmer's market, the theater, symphony, restaurants, art museums, history and natural science museums, the R-Line (Raleigh's environmentally friendly bus) and much more!
 
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raleigh realty: New grocery store opening in Wake Forest | Heritage homes for sale - 03/18/12 12:31 PM
A new Wake Forest grocery store, Aldi, is scheduled to open in about a week. I'm sure this is not a familiar name to the residents of Wake Forest. Aldi will be located at 2132 South Main St and is near the WalMart off of Main. Aldi is a discount chain grocery store and this will be its 7th location in the Triangle. This location is only a few minutes to the wonderful community of Heritage.
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