December: Articles of Interest

Happy Holidays! As 2023 comes to a close we wanted to share one last blog of industry news this December. Mortgage rates plummet, AI is everywhere you look… even in house listings, and the 2023 housing report from Rocket Houses. We’ve got you covered with these highlights below. REDFIN Launches AI-Powered Tool to Redesign Listing Photos “Buyers often want to …

October: Articles of Interest

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Check out some of the news we want to share with you this October. Zillow has added a new helpful search feature! Mortgage rates continue to climb, making people on the hunt to buy a home press pause. Want to know more about the new park opening in downtown Cary? We got you covered with these highlights below. Search by …

September: Articles of Interest

Check out some of the news we want to share with you this September. Mortgage rates dropping, but not by much. Learn about the new affordable housing projects in Raleigh! Are you a home owner looking to boost your curb appeal or maybe you’re trying to make the most of a small room in an apartment? We got you covered …

July: Articles of Interest

Check out some of the news we want to share with you this July. Are you a first time home buyer wondering how to find the right spot for you? Or are you a home owner and it’s time to update the kitchen? Also stay tuned as we discuss mortgage rates and what you need to know in the market …

June Articles of Interest

Check out some of the news we want to share with you this June. From mortgage rates dropping again to what you can get for $1,100 in Raleigh. Also tips on 10 cities in which you should invest in properties. REMAX Reports Sizeable Jump In May Home Sales The latest national housing report from RE/MAX (NYSE:RMAX) found a 20% increase …

May Articles of Interest

Check out some of the news we want to share with you this May. From mortgage rates dropping to colorful kitchens, we cover it all. Also learn 15 key things that will always fail a home inspection, and how to fix them. Q1 Existing Single-Family Home Sales Prices Up in 7 Out of 10 Metro Markets Sales prices on existing …

March Articles of Interest

How the Current Real Estate Market Can Affect Your FinancesThe real estate market is in an interesting state right now. Home sales are slowing because of higher interest rates, but prices in some areas have yet to drop. Overall, the median existing home sales price in January 2023 was up 1.3% from the same time last year, but home prices in expensive …

Looking for a New Home? Here Are the ABCs of Financing it

Buying a home can feel like putting a puzzle together — finding the right neighborhood, the best house for your family, a price that fits in your budget. If one of the pieces doesn’t quite feel right, the others don’t seem to fit either. And when all those pieces do come together, there’s still the matter of financing. Today, a buyer …

Home Inspections — The Pros and Cons

In a seller’s market, when it’s easier to sell a home than to buy one, it can be tempting to get caught up in the moment and do whatever you can to beat out the competition for the home you’ve been waiting to buy. You may have heard that one way to get ahead on the list of buyers is …