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Covering housing and economic trends of all points surrounding the RTP / RDU (Research Triangle Park), including the major markets of Cary, Holly Springs, Raleigh, Wake Forest, Chapel Hill, Durham and Johnston County.
Charming Family Home in Cary, NC Overview Maps Photos $649,900 Single Family Home Main Features 4 Bedrooms3 Bathrooms1 Partial Bathroom1 UnitLot: 3,685 sqft Location 520 Buxton Grant DriveCary, NC 27519USA To get updates on open home dates and other property events, please click the "Like" butto...
Many home buyers get a home inspection prior to purchasing. We think that’s a great idea, but recently, we’ve run into some last minute problems that you should be aware of! We first saw this problem last fall with USDA Home Loan Financing... now we are seeing it across the board! Here's the prob...
If you are one of the millions of families that lost their home in the last couple of years to Foreclosure… you might think… Been There – Done That You might not want to own a home again!  But if you’re one of those folks who truly does want to purchase again, here’s some potentially good news. U...
Qualifications for a USDA Home Loan in North Carolina: Rental Payments / Housing Expense We just sent a letter to a consumer applying for a USDA mortgage loan about a problem with the approval… “I completely agree with you that it’s not your fault that the owner of the property was foreclosed aga...
  The new offer to purchase is a big change for 2011 in North Carolina.  It requires new dillegence from lenders... and if your lender is only doing refinances, they probably don't know about THEIR responsibilities. We specialize in purchase transactions. If you are considering a purchase in Rale...
There's probably a MeMe going around the Rain somewhere - but I didn't see it, haven't been tagged lately, and I wanted to start a new one anyway! So here's The 2011 BHAG MeMe! 2011 is going to be a year of going big or going home!  I am making BIG plans, and I'll bet many of my friends on Active...
  Todd Carpenter sent an update out today about REBarCamps.  It made me think about how many I've been to... and how few BICs Ive seen at them!  Mortgage Leaders and Real Estate Leaders who are NOT connected and don't get it are going to be left further and further behind in 2011.  That's my Pred...
I am trying to show some examples of BEST Practices in 2011... and I've ALWAYS thought that having a well written Profile (resume in some places) is the KEY to your online presence. I can't tell you HOW MANY PEOPLE I've pointed to Jeff Dowler's Profile.  When you read it... you know exactly what ...
There are a TON of Challenges and Encouragement to meet your 2011 New Year's Resolution... but none of them are as easy as this one from Bob.  AND he's paying 5000 points! Set Up Google Alerts... THIS is one challenge I can do! Yippee!  See you guys on February 11th!Whether they choose to acknowl...
As a long time Independant Mortgage Banker / Mortgage Broker - April Fool's Day 2011 has the potential to ROCK my world!  I've survived the last few years with changes that came SPEEDING by at 2 or 3 a day, and I'm sure I'll survive the Dodd Frank Bill Changes too... but what about the Consumer? ...

Eleanor Thorne

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