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Real Estate Broker/Owner - Realty Arts - NC Broker License #235526
Cary NC, REALTOR® serving the Greater Wake County area.



How do YOU give back to your community?  Here's one way.  I posted these two Raleigh, NC landmarks on Localism, and now I see in today's Raleigh News and Observer that they have been united as the terminus boundaries of a sophisticated and educational charitable fund-raising event. The idea: Star...
When buying a home, most Buyers choose to have a home inspection performed.  The inspection focuses on major systems of the building, is NOT a warranty or appraisal, and does not guarantee the longevity of any system.  Licensed home inspectors may be general contractors, or represent a particular...
When posting photos, I take the approach that I want folks to see the local flavor, housing styles, old and new mixed.  I'm a ham-and-egger photographer, and I admit it.  So I would rather get dozens of presentable shots than set-up for one great composition that a visitor can't duplicate.Some fa...
3.49 Wooded Acres, in Wake County, North Carolina.Great for 1 or more Estate Homes0 Albright Road, Raleigh, NC 27612                                                 Perk testedZoned R-2, for 20,000 SF Lots.Paved Wake County Road frontage  Three contiguous properties are also For Sale.See the Real...
Since there is so much confusion among consumers regarding full-time, full-service agency, I thought it might be helpful to build a knowledge base to help folks differentiate between part-timers, and full-time agents.10 indicators that your real estate agent may be a part-timer...•1.     If your ...
How to raise some cash for a couple of hard-working non-profits?  How to have fun doing it?  How to get a bunch of Realtors in the same room and not talk Real Estate?  What to do for a holiday party?The Cary, North Carolina office of Keller Williams Realty had chosen two local non-profits to supp...
Avoid Lease Option Heartache So, you have some income, but you messed up your credit a few years back and with a couple of repossessions and a foreclosure, you think you'll never own a home again.  How could it get worse?Well, one way to make it worse is to fall into a predatory "Lease/Option" sc...
Wake County, North Carolina has a wonderful amount of on-line information available to the public. Property Buyers and Sellers can access photos, notes on building permits, tax bills, deed history, subdivision or area sales, structure information, and a map of the property, including zoning, envi...
Many folks list "Best Schools" as a top concern when relocating to the North Carolina Triangle area.Different from many areas, North Carolina organizes and administers school districts at the county level.  This can be confusing to people who assume they will send their kids to the school nearest...
So, you've been doing this real estate business gig for a while.  You have your scripts and marketing down pat.  You know your MLS and your housing market.  Showing homes is second nature and you can breeze through the features with aplomb.  No sweat, no worries, right? Well slow down a second......

Mike Jaquish

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