cary nc: Meadowmont, Cary NC - 04/25/12 04:29 AM
Meadowmont is a pretty subdivision of single family homes from the 1960's off Kildaire Farm Road in the Heart of Cary. Meadowmont is close to shopping, conveniences and services, and the ongoing redevelopment of the Heart of Cary. Walkability is very good.
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Brick ranches and split level homes, on large in-town lots, with mature landscaping and a lovely tall tree canopy are the rule in Meadowmont.
See currently available Homes For Sale in Meadowmont from my No Hassle Property Search. Often, there are no homes for sale in this desirable location, but when there are, you will find … (3 comments)

cary nc: Sterling at Kildaire Farm, Cary NC - 04/24/12 10:03 PM


Homes for Sale in Sterling at Kildaire Farms from My No Hassle Property Search.

Sterling at Kildaire Farms in Cary NC is a neighborhood of affordable homes, centrally located and offers great access to all that Cary has to offer: parks, shopping and services.


Homes in Sterling are in the 1100--1400 square foot range, offering one level living with 3 bedrooms and two full baths, on compact lots.
Vaulted ceilings, gas heat, open floor plans and convenient location are hallmarks of the neighborhood.
Recent sales data for Sterling at Kildaire Farms from Wake County … (1 comments)

cary nc: Samuel's Keep, Cary NC - 04/22/12 11:11 AM
Samuel's Keep is a nearly new subdivision of affordable modern townhomes off West Chatham Street in the Heart of Cary. Samuel's Keep residents have a short three block walk to Academy Street for access to shops, restaurants, conveniences and services, and the ongoing redevelopment of the Heart of Cary.
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Low maintenance tri-level homes with lower level garages are the style in Samuel's Keep. Additionally, homeowners enjoy elevated decks, granite, hardwoods, and light airy homes.
See currently available Homes For Sale in Samuel's Keep from my No Hassle Property Search.

Recent Home Sales in Samuel's Keep from … (0 comments)

cary nc: Prestwyck, Cary NC - 04/15/12 01:14 PM
Prestwyck is a nearly new neighborhood of single family homes off Piney Plains Road in Cary, developed and built out from 2009--2011 by David Weekley Homes and DR Horton Homebuilders. Close proximity to Crossroads Shopping and easy access to downtown Raleigh and NC State University serve the neighborhood well.


See currently available Homes For Sale in Prestwyck.

Prestwyck homes start at about 2600 square feet, with modern open floor plans in two story designs, granite, stainless steel, and hardwoods, as well as two car garages in a pleasant culdesac location. Brick, stone, and fibercement exteriors, many with … (0 comments)

cary nc: Coventry Glen, Cary NC. Good location for a quiet neighborhood! - 04/10/12 12:18 AM
Coventry Glen is a subdivision of single family homes off the SE Cary Parkway in Cary, developed and built out in the mid- to late-1990's.
Proximity to Crossroads Shopping and easy access to downtown Raleigh and NC State University serve the neighborhood well.


See currently available Homes For Sale in Coventry Glen

Coventry Glen homes start at 1800 square feet, with modern transitional floor plans in both single story and two story designs, two car garages, and pleasant culdesac locations.

Recent Home Sales in Coventry Glen from the Wake County Revenue Department.
More information … (1 comments)

cary nc: Spring in Cary means.... The lizards, skinks, and other Way Cool Dudes are Back! - 03/26/12 06:15 AM


I guess this is why we carry cell phones. So we always can have a camera in our shirt pocket. By the time I got back with my "real" camera, this cute feller had disappeared. I find I get to collect a lot of cell phone images that would have escaped, even if they are not the highest quality imaginable. But, I'm not about to take listing photos with the cell phone.

When I reached for the mail, he was as startled as I was, but he only hid around the corner.
And then the paparazzi showed up … (1 comments)

cary nc: Pollen in Cary, NC? Oh, yeah. We got that.... - 03/22/12 12:01 PM

We get a little pollen in the air in Cary in the spring.
This photo is from a tour I took this week, and the hazy air is full of pine and oak tree pollen.
Today I was in North Raleigh, and it seemed like near-blizzard conditions, with yellow/green pollen blowing through the neighborhood I was in.
This isn't pretty stuff, but I have also dealt with inches of snow this time of year.
I will take the pollen, thank you very much! … (5 comments)

cary nc: Providence Commons, Cary NC - 03/20/12 10:53 PM

Providence Commons is a neighborhood of bright, modern transitional homes developed by MI Schottenstein homes in the late 1990's, on the west side of the SW Cary Parkway in Cary NC. Residents will find great convenience, with nearby Fresh Market, MacArthur Park, the Cary YMCA, and Preston Corners retail and services close by.
Access to Prestonwood Country Club and other Cary recreational opportunities, including Bond Park, is excellent.
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Homes in Providence Commons tend to be light and airy, 3 to 5 bedrooms, built since 1996, with garages, natural gas, and quiet culdesac arrangements.

Current Homes … (0 comments)

cary nc: Springtime in Cary NC: Dogwood in Full Bloom! - 03/20/12 12:22 PM
The common white flowering dogwood is a fixture in all the understory opportunities in Cary. It thrives in partial shade, and spreads its layered branches in search of sunlight.
This early bloomer seems very content on the north side of this townhome, and is catching the afternoon light. And spreading joy with its singular beauty.

Gotta love a dogwood in bloom! … (4 comments)

cary nc: Springtime in Cary NC - 03/13/12 05:38 AM
Sometimes a feller has to stop what he is doing long enough to pick up the camera and gather a few random pixels.  Daffodils, Cherry trees, Bradford Pears, and Carolina Jessamine will do that to you.
 
 
These are all shot in Giverny and MacArthur Park in Cary, NC.
The Carolina Blue Skies are a bonus.
 
 
 
 
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cary nc: Harrison Place in Cary NC is a wooded neighborhood in a wonderful location - 02/13/12 02:27 PM

Harrison Place is a lovely wooded subdivision of custom homes off North Harrison Avenue, in north Cary NC. Originally developed by nearby SAS Institute in the late 1980's, Harrison Place is in a superb location, central to many points of interest in the Triangle. Downtown Raleigh, NC State University, North Carolina Museum of Art, North Carolina State Fairgrounds, RBC Center arena, Carter Finley Stadium, Umstead Park, RDU Airport, Research Triangle Park, and various other shopping and service opportunities are all within minutes of Harrison Place.
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View homes for sale in Harrison Place on my No Hassle Search.
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cary nc: Westchester Woods, Cary NC - 01/07/12 04:32 AM

Westchester Woods in Cary NC is a neighborhood of transitional and traditional homes near the intersection of Penny Road and Kildaire Farm Road in south Cary.  Access to the towns of Cary, Apex, Holly Springs, Raleigh, and southern Wake County is excellent.
View Larger Map Westchester Woods  was developed and built exclusively in the 1990's by New Fortis Homes, a K Hovnanian company.
View available homes in Westchester Woods.

Recent Sales in Westchester Woods, from the Wake County Department of Revenue.
Westchester Woods

Kids in Westchester Woods attend Wake County Public Schools.  School assignments are … (0 comments)

cary nc: 505 Spencer Crest Court, Cary NC 27513 - 09/17/11 02:27 PM
505 Spencer Crest Court is a lovely home, nearly new, in Bexley at Weston, in north Cary.

At $450,000 List Price, 505 Spencer Crest Court offers: 3252 Square Feet 5 bedrooms, including one on the main level 3 full bathrooms, all with tile Granite tops in the kitchen and master bath Stainless steel appliances, including gas cooktop Hardwoods on the main level and the entire staircase Excellent bonus room for media Large open 2nd level loft for reading nook, school desks, etc. Exterior is brick on four sides, with stone and fiber-cement accents Low maintenance lot, with reclaimed water irrigation and … (3 comments)

cary nc: 501 Midenhall Way, Cary NC 27513, Triangle MLS#1801212, Just Listed in Wessex! - 09/10/11 03:47 AM
Triangle MLS #1801212 501 Midenhall Way Cary NC .
. 501 Midenhall Way is a lovely home in the Wessex neighborhood of Cary.
Wessex offers large lots, custom homes, lush landscaping and a superb Cary location.  Wessex residents enjoy easy access to RDU Airport, Downtown Raleigh, RTP, NC State University, NC State Fairgrounds, NC Museum of Art, RBC Center, Carter-Finley Stadium, and shopping and retail.  Also nearby are Lake Crabtree County Park, Umstead Park, and North Cary Park, all accessible via easy access to the Town of Cary Greenways.
Wessex is also outside the Raleigh-Durham International Airport Air Traffic Noise Disclosure zones.  … (7 comments)

cary nc: Roses! Or, how to while away a few minutes while waiting for the appraiser... - 09/07/11 05:04 AM
I was having a new listing measured yesterday, and got there a few minutes before the appraiser.
Had to do something with my free time, and I have this spiffy new camera, so it seemed natural to shoot some blooming roses.
It is HARD to hold a rose steady in the wind and work a DSLR with the other hand.
We do what we can.  I hope you enjoy the slideshow....
 
 
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cary nc: Stuff you can't get the Movers to take on the Truck. 60 Seconds in Real Estate Cary NC - 09/05/11 03:48 PM
Listing agent to the rescue! The movers won't take it?  Now what? There's always something when the movers arrive. Folks plan the best they can, but the movers prefer to not haul some of the items they have laid out.
Incendiary. Explosive. Corrosive. All the fun stuff in life won't get onto the truck. It can be inconvenient, but that is where a full service real estate agent can step in and help out. 
One of the best tools a good listing agent can have is a pickup truck.  I love mine.  This time, I was hoping to fill it up....
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cary nc: Weston Estates, Morrisville NC. Luxury Homes in a Superb Location - 08/31/11 01:35 AM

Weston Estates, Morrisville NC Weston Estates in Morrisville NC is a neighborhood of move-up and luxury homes in a superb location.  Access to the Research Triangle Park, Cary NC, Raleigh NC, RDU International Airport, shopping and services and recreational opportunities is excellent.
 
View Larger Map Get Directions View Bird's Eye Weston Estates was developed in the late 1990's-2000's by Flora Development LLC, and is tucked in between Weston Parkway and NC 54/Chapel Hill Road.  Homes were built by local custom builders and John Weiland Homes.
Currently Available homes in Weston Estates.
 
 
Recent sales in Weston Estates, from Wake County Department of … (2 comments)

cary nc: Beautify QR Codes in Cary Real Estate Marketing. 60 Seconds in Real Estate - 08/30/11 12:05 PM
QR Codes in Cary NC Real Estate QR Codes in real estate are a hot item right now.  Using QR Codes in real estate marketing is in its infancy, but beginning to gain serious traction. QR Codes can be used to convey great amounts of information to smartphone users who scan them.
I like the use of QR Codes for offering GPS coordinates, and since most smartphones have GPS capability, that seems like an efficient use. But one can also use QR Codes to offer purely real estate data and information.  A listing agent can connect buyers to photos, flyers, documents, … (9 comments)

cary nc: Buyer Dealbreakers and Smart Pricing. 60 Seconds in Real Estate Cary NC - 08/23/11 03:07 PM
Buyers and Dealbreakers Buyers and buyers agents will often cite a "dealbreaker" when considering a home.  In Cary, NC, some of those items are steep driveways, proximity to large powerlines, proximity to busy thoroughfares, railroad tracks, or excessive airplane traffic.
Some buyers are willing to work with a home that has only a single negative feature, but when they add up, those buyers often lose interest. A few years ago, I listed and sold a home with a steep driveway, powerlines and a railroad behind it.  How can that be overcome? We have a saying in real estate, that "Price fixes … (7 comments)

cary nc: 30 Days of Closings, 60 Seconds in Real Estate Cary NC - 08/17/11 05:59 AM
Cary NC Market Report 30 days of Real Estate Closing in Cary, as of August 17, 2011 Numbers are pretty stable in Cary real estate.  As of today, we closed 123 residential sales in the last 30 days.
Days on Market were 93 for those 123 listings.
Cumulative Days on Market, meaning that the property was listed more than once, were 115.
On July 17, those numbers were 87 and 114.
I pulled out three of the highest DOM properties, and the remaining 120 homes showed 86 Days on Market, and 102 Cumulative Days on Market. Fun with numbers...
Average selling … (0 comments)

 
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