Pay attention if you're planning to sell your house today or within the next five years, it's essential to recognize the increasing value buyers place on energy efficiency and eco-friendly features. WIth demographics tracking younger, and with many higher education institutions and research facilities in the Research Triangle Park, hence the name, we work with a particularly savvy group of home buyers. Many if not most of our buyers want to either upgrade for energy efficiency and sustainability or buy new properties who have less of an environmental impact. Here are some of the recent findings that support these trends and how our sellers can take advantage of this "climate".

Broker Insights to Sales Realities

According to the 2023 Realtors and…

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If you are considering selling your home either to take advantage of the market or due to financial distress, saving money by not enlisting the assistance of a Realtor, might seem like a savings. However, attempting to do this on your own without the guidance and expertise of a licensed Realtor could cost you much more money than you stand to save. Let's explore the why advantages of partnering with a real estate agent and why using a licensed Realtor outweighs potential savings. Our expertise is crucial for your home sale.


Exposure

Realtors have access to various marketing tools and platforms, including MLS listings, professional photography, virtual tours, and extensive professional networks. Their reach gives your home immediate exposure…

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The Research Triangle Park area is not only known for its thriving tech industry and universities but also for its local food scene. Many restaurants are farm-to-table and the area has a history steeped in agriculture. Residents enjoy and support local farms and frequent farmers' markets offering a cornucopia of fresh produce, artisanal products, and farm culture. This summer is a great time to explore some of our favorite farms and farmers' markets in the Triangle.

Durham Farmers' Market

Located in Durham Central Park, the Durham Farmers' Market is a great place to spend a Saturday. Locals and visitors can explore the wide variety of fresh produce, pasture-raised meats, dairy products, and handcrafted goods. From heirloom tomatoes to artisan…

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Inspections play a critical role in ensuring the safety and, in turn, the value of a property. It is important to understand the distinction between permit inspections and home inspections when buying or selling real estate. Often buyers and sellers confuse permit inspections for home inspections. These two types of inspections are both important for different reasons. To best protect your investment, you should understand the difference to make informed decisions during the buying or selling process.

Permit Inspections: Compliance with Building Codes

Permit inspections ensure that construction or renovation work adheres to local building codes and regulations. These inspections take place during or after construction projects, such as home…

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