Remember Aesop’s fable The Ant and the Grasshopper? Call Raleigh homebuyers the modern day ant. Raleigh homebuyers were the most prepared for the current market and are top-ranked for the highest loan approval rate. So who is the grasshopper?
Read the full article at wsj online.
The 2011 U.S. Open starts today. What is the 6 ft. put on 72nd hole really worth? Judging from Graeme McDowell (2010 US Open Winner), apparently a new mansion. Video of Graeme’s new home…
Sold on 9/12/2011
To view price, square footage, room dimensions and more, go to: 4929 Brookhurst Place.
To view virtual tour, click: 4929 Brookhurst Tour.
It is a darn shame that 22 year old Petra Ecclestone missed the $8,000 first time home buyer tax credit. Oh well, sometimes you just can’t time a good deal. Now Petra, remember to set up your utilities a couple of days before closing, trash pick up is on Friday and service your HVAC once a year.
To read full article at wsj.com.
Sold on 7/15/2011
This wonderful 4 bedroom, 3 bath home sits on .5 acre and provides all the conveniences of a walkable community. The sellers have meticulously cared for home & updated look & feel – most recently was a new kitchen. Open flooplan w/ eat-in kitchen that overlooks large family room. Fully landscaped yard w/ patio & deck. Schools, park w/ pond, North Hills Mall are all right there!
To view price, square footage, room dimensions and more, go to: 804 Compton Road.
To view virtual tour, click: 804 Compton Tour.
The April home sales report for Raleigh, NC and the rest of the Triangle was just released and we saw a 13% decline year over year in home sales. You may think, how can economists say that the real estate market is improving when the market experienced a double digit drop in sales? Quite simple, last April the $8,000 tax credit that the government provided to first time homebuyers was in it final days. Therefore, we saw a spike in purchases amongst first time homebuyers trying to take advantage of the tax credit before it expired April 30th, 2010.
To hear the April home sales update for 2011, watch the interview with Stacey Anfindeson, a real estate analyst for the Triangle MLS: