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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.
Chances are, if you are in North Carolina and I notice that you are not filling in the "Bottom Part" of your blog posts... we've talked. I know that other people have written posts about this - but I figured I'd show it again, and as I call more people, I can refer them to this page!  Soooo after...
We just answered a question from a Veteran that went something like this, "I sold a home last year that had two mortgages.  The first mortgage was paid in full, the second mortgage was not.  Can I get a VA Loan now that it's been more than 12 months?" There are two really, really important facts ...
  We really appreciated all of the help from our ActiveRain Family!  Debe Maxwell, Margaret Woda, Pat Kennedy, Penny Hull, David Patterson  and I all lead sessions!  One of my favorite sessions was with Craig Rutman, Penny, Amy Hahn, Pamela St. Peter, Tracy Santrock and David Patterson discussing...
We had 305 people at our 2nd REBarCamp in Raleigh last Friday... and as promised to several people, here's my list of things to DO when you are organizing a Camp, and some suggestions on what to AVOID. The camps I've been to, and the ones I've monitored, talked to others about, have 75 people.  T...
On several of my profiles, it says "GRITS" - and if you know me, you know I'm a Girl Raised In The South... but there's more to that expression, and I thought I should share THAT part of GRIT with you. The Conditioning Coach at UVa was quoted recently as he spoke about his freshmen: “That’s been ...
My daddy always says that we "Get Rural Fast" in North Carolina... one minute you can be neighborhood after neighborhood, and 25 minutes later you are in the country! This works well for those who are looking for a home with no down payment requirements! Every square mile of 73 North Carolina cou...
There are several interesting conversations going on about the value, use and implications of the newest Facebook Feature - Places.  This is a geo-location tool (think Four Square, Tri Out, or the Geo Locator on Twitter), and with all things Facebook... you probably want to see how your security ...
We wanted to showcase some of the GREAT Bloggers we have coming to REBarCampRDU this year so we are starting the FIRST Carolina Real Estate Blog Brawl!  In Southern Tradition we expect some "jawin'" from the folks who are entered - but we think it will be a ton of fun! We will pair 16 Blogs off ...
5713 Edgebury Road Raleigh, NC 27613 Open Transitional Turn key home Home   Photo Gallery   Virtual Tour   Property Map   Payment Info   Request Showing   Contact Me   Karen Barbour Office: 919 931-1939 Mobile: 9199311939 Website: Visit Website Price : $197,000 Bedrooms : 3 Bathrooms : 2.5 Squar...
We are setting up #REBCRDU for September 10 in Raleigh, and as part of the event we wanted to give folks some ideas about who will be coming to REBarCamp in Raleigh - and help them get involved in the conversation on Twitter. We try to follow everyone who signs up and tells us that they have a Tw...

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