Selling your home is a personal process and it is also one of the biggest financial decisions you will make in your life. Where you have your space scrutinized, coupled with buyer critiques and offers that might be disappointing to you, the stress can be acute. It is really important to frame your home sale properly and use the right approach. Of course, having a licensed Realtor to help you understand market dynamics is very important, and avoiding certain mistakes is critical to getting the right price for your home and terms.

These are some mistakes that sellers can make, that can cost them much more than money.

Out of Emotional Balance:

Selling a home can be sentimental, especially if it's your first property. Try to keep a calm head…

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While the promise of profitability beckons, the journey through the maze of purchasing a foreclosed property is filled with uncertainty. We want to outline some of the precautions buyers must take when considering the purchase of a foreclosure. Whether you are looking for an investment property, or you find a home that meets your criteria in distress, foreclosures frequently promise opportunity, but provide headaches instead.  Often the perceived benefits are overshadowed by the realities. Here are some of the reasons why foreclosure sales are rarely, "A Deal."

1. Foundations for Frustration

Foreclosed homes or distressed homes may have signs of distress beyond owners who were delinquent in making payments, there are issues that result from…

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The concept of sharing a home with extended family members has gained a lot of traction post pandemic. From grandparents and parents to other relatives, more and more buyers are considering the benefits of multi-generational homes. If you've ever considered this living arrangement, you're not alone. Costs of childcare are high and so are many retirement communities, making homes with capabilities for many generations under one roof are appealing. Here are some of the top drivers for the trend and considerations if you are considering buying for multiple generations in the Triangle.

Embracing Multi-Generational Living

According to the National Association of Realtors (NAR), affordability is a key factor influencing the decision to choose a…

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We have a message for those homebuyers who feel locked in by current mortgage rates, but who are also looking to upsize or consider multigenerational housing, the time is now to consider a new home. There are so many benefits to new homes and we understand that it can be a confusing process, but you are far from alone. With such limited inventory in The Research Triangle Park, we are seeing many new developers offering their own favorable financing structures, good deals, and terms worth moving now for. Here are even more statistics and considerations for moving into a new construction home.

Near-Record Percentage of New Home Inventory:

According to the latest report from the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB):

"Newly built homes…

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The Research Triangle Park offers world-class universities, is a tech hub, and with so many cultures converging, the food scene is booming and diverse. Whether you're a local or a visitor, exploring the food scene and dining might be one of the biggest surprises and delights in the area. The first part of our list is our personal favorites in the area, and the second is the new restaurants generating buzz by the best bloggers in the Triangle.

My NC Homes Favorites:

Hawthorn & Wood

Location: Chapel Hill

Hawthorn is a blend of modern American cuisine with international touches, and this is high dining. The menu changes frequently, and it serves dinner. This is a great special occasion dining destination.


Location: Carrboro

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