5 things investors wish sellers knew

5 Things Investors Wish Sellers Knew

 As real estate professionals who talk to 100’s of homeowners per year, we begin to notice patterns of behavior that can give us clues as to whether or not the homeowner is serious about selling. Many times, homeowners just call to see what someone will give them for their house.  Sometimes, the owner is trying to see … Continued

Wake County Housing Market Stats - Summer 2017

Wake County Housing Market Stats – Summer 2017

With September here and Fall approaching, most of Wake Counties residents are enjoying the cool temperatures as a break from the intense heat of July and August.  It was a very hot summer, both in temperature, and in price appreciation!

painting tips for a quick home sale

Painting Tips For A Quick Home Sale

If you’re wondering how to sell your house fast, you need to present your home in the best light. Proper painting can be one of the easiest and most inexpensive ways to score major brownie points with your potential home buyers. Remember the old adage you never get a second chance to make a first impression? … Continued

4 tips for better curb appeal

4 Tips For Better Curb Appeal

When selling your own home presentation is important.  Selling your own home is no easy task but it can be done with right knowledge and persistence.  Putting the “For Sale By Owner” sign in the lawn is just the beginning.  We must present our product in the best light possible and one of the first … Continued

3 reasons to use directional signage to sell your house

3 Reasons to Use Directional Signage to Sell Your House

In the new age of digital advertising, many traditional methods are being thrown to the side. Although, as a person who has bought and sold so many houses, what I’ve found is that I want multiple ways to find my prospects in order to produce the best results. It’s better to have multiple ways to … Continued

5 tips on hiring a realty company

5 Tips On Hiring a Real Estate Agent in Raleigh

If you have decided to sell your house using a real estate agent in Raleigh, be prepared to do your research, there are a lot to choose from.   There are hundreds of real estate companies in the Raleigh NC area alone (not including Durham and Chapel Hill).  The point is that this will be the sale of … Continued

How long will it take to sell my house?

How Long Will It Take To Sell My House?

I practiced general brokerage from 2006 – 2010. One of the most common questions I would be asked when listing a home was: How long will it take me to sell my house?Before I would throw out a number I had to explain the difference between finding a buyer and getting a check…

12 mistakes home sellers make

12 Mistakes Home Sellers Make

I’ve been in the real estate business since 2005.  I’ve been contacted by thousands of home sellers and after a while, I’m able to notice predictable patterns of behavior. The process of selling can be extremely stressful, and stress has a tendency to bring out the worst in us.  I’ve come up with 12 of the … Continued

What Is Rent To Own?

What Is Rent to Own?

Rent-to-own may seem complicated but it is actually a very simple concept. Its popularity had waned during the early and mid-2000’s due to the easy access of mortgage funds.  It is currently on an uptrend due to stringent credit requirements that make it difficult to obtain a mortgage.