Chatham Park

After 13 years of land acquisition and planning, Preston Development is about to unleash Pittsboro’s “800-pound gorilla” known as Chatham Park. Preston Development is known locally for their high-end residential communities of Preston and the Prestonwood Country Club, MacGregor West, Wessex, Weston Estates, Camden Forest, … [Read more...]

2017 Third Quarter Real Estate Market Update

Real Estate Market Update -- The National Association of Realtors Chief Economist Lawrence Yun says that “the national housing market is nearly stalled due to a lack of supply.”  This theme resonates in our Triangle real estate market, although we are experiencing fairly robust activity, despite inventory challenges. … [Read more...]

Selling your house in Fall or Winter?

When the weather gets cooler, typically the real estate market slows down. Spring, after all, is the best time to buy and sell a house. However, fall the second best season to list your home.  Selling your house in fall or winter is not necessarily bad timing.  While we are half-way through fall, there's still time! Even … [Read more...]

Are You Bored? Things to do in the Fall in the Triangle

The Triangle is bursting with activities, festivals, educational opportunities, and events.  There are so many things to do in the Fall in the Triangle.  Living in the Triangle means having easy access to cultural facilities like the Durham Performing Arts Center, the North Carolina Museum of Art, and the North Carolina … [Read more...]

Home Renovations in the Fall and Return on Investment

Fall is a great time to consider home renovations.  Why? The real estate market tends to slow down as the cooler months come in. And thanks to our amiable fall weather, renovating and making home improvements in the Fall is feasible. Consider making renovations during the fall, even though there's a bit of a scramble to … [Read more...]

Ready to Sell Your House? Consider The Best Home Improvements For Resale

Owning a home is one of the biggest investments you will ever make.  When we work with buyers, we are not only trying to help you find a home you love, we want to make sure you are making a good investment as well.  The same thinking should be applied to when making home improvements.  We love it when our clients ask our … [Read more...]

Property Managers Can Make You Money…

  If you're thinking of renting out your house, consider this.  Residential property managers can help make and save you money in these five ways. Property Managers keep your property occupied Property managers can help minimize vacancies in your rental property. Decreasing vacancies by finding long-term tenants … [Read more...]

5 Reasons to Use a Boutique Firm Instead of a Large Company

Hold on, what's a boutique real estate firm? Boutique real estate firms aren't necessarily what you might think. The word boutique often makes people think high end, expensive, or even unapproachable. Think again! These real estate firms are, simply put, specialized businesses who focus on customer service, … [Read more...]

Of Course You Don’t Need a Buyer’s Agent!

  In the magical age of the internet, it's easy to be informed on a ton of topics. It's easy to think the help of a professional isn't always necessary because you've got that knowledge at your finger tips. Hey, if you can DIY projects, why not have a go without a buyer's agent? Oh, contraire. You might cut out … [Read more...]

Real Estate Words: What’s the Meaning of Encroachment?

You don't need any "beware of dog" signs. You have legal rights! Real estate terminology can be tough to grasp. There are a lot of words seemingly interchangeable, when they're defined very differently. The definition of them can differ greatly, or minutely. Understanding the nuances of the terminology can help you get a … [Read more...]