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

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2007 

What can I say beyond the title?  What do I need to say.  Apparently something should be said to someone.Two homes today where we couldn't see the exterior.  We were too busy looking where we were walking.I swear, that one house had to be home to two 600 pound mutts on high-fiber kibble/bit diets...
12/08/2007
My Buyers had a moment to look around as I play with the combo lockbox.  They were standing on the front stoop with me and start asking questions like, "What's this?  And this? How about that?"When you find 4 or 5 inspection defect issues while standing on the stoop, it doesn't help build confide...
12/08/2007
It is a promotion from OfficeMax, and it's a come-on for shoppers, but I worked up one of their "Scrooge Yourself" deals.My Sweetie is sitting here laughing, and she wants me to clarify any mixed message anyone might interpret.From one un-Scrooge to all of you, Scrooges or not, "Merry Christmas" ...
12/07/2007
While the Triangle MLS TEMPO system is obviously antiquated, we have been given some hope for 2008.What I want from an MLS solution is easy access to current and historical data, and a platform to organize data, store it, and ship it to my clients and prospects.We will be upgraded from TEMPO vers...
12/07/2007
I got a call from Glenn Roberts at Inman News today.Yessireee, he found this humble Cary, NC, real estate agent through ActiveRain.He found my blog on AR and interviewed me about my opinion of the subprime mortgage bailout.The quotes aren't perfect, but they work for me...This is the 2nd time in ...
12/06/2007
We popped into the townhome, and my client said she could be interested in it, although it needs heavy redecoration.But it was priced about 11% high, well above anything that has ever sold in this Cary, NC, complex.Calculating values in townhome complexes is not too hard when only a few models an...
12/04/2007
With a December 15 registration deadline for the $499 registration fee, have you registered?Do you have your accommodations reserved?I'm a little excited that Family Reunion will be in the Southeast this time.  I'm just hoping our Western US friends will find a way to attend. I know how tiring it...
12/04/2007
Now that we have our new Assessed Tax Valuations in Wake County North Carolina, we are seeing the usual suspects come out of the woodwork in and around Cary and Raleigh, and other areas.Already real estate agents are huffing and puffing about assessed tax value, hoping to mislead people regarding...
12/03/2007
You read it right.  Belly-crawling it was.We've toured the home twice, and my clients want to know what the potable water supply piping system is.In this area, built in 1995, that is quite likely to be polybutylene, with copper risers, a common method with local tract builders in the 1990's in Wa...
12/03/2007
I'm waiting for a call back.  Waiting for close to 36 hours.  Thinking I won't get the call.Went by a nice looking home in a great Cary, NC, neighborhood with clients, and pulled a flyer out of the box.No MLS number or company logo, but it is listed on the MLS with a major franchise firm.I called...
12/02/2007
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