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Best Neighborhoods in Raleigh, NC

Moving to Raleigh is a popular decision these days as the city has exploded with growth and we are here to help provide information on the best neighborhoods in Raleigh! The state's capital city was recently ranked as the #1 place to live in the country so it's no wonder Raleigh shows up #1 on the list of best places to live in North Carolina!

Best Neighborhoods in Raleigh, NC - What are the Best Neighborhoods in Raleigh?

The Best Neighborhoods in Raleigh, NC:

  • Oakwood (Downtown)
  • Cameron Village
  • Boylan Heights
  • Hayes Barton
  • Mordecai
  • Downtown
  • Historic South Park
  • North Hills
  • Wakefield
  • Falls River
  • Brier Creek
  • Five Points
  • Stonehenge
  • Six Forks
  • Glenwood Ave
  • Oberlin/Glenwood
  • NC State

When it comes to buying a home, Raleigh is an incredible

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Living in Raleigh, NC

Find out why 70+ people are Moving to Raleigh Daily in 2021

Moving to Raleigh, NC 2018 Guide - 15 Things to Know BEFORE You Relocate

For anyone moving to Raleigh, NC or considering the move, you'll want to be sure to read this article first! People love living in Raleigh - it even made the list of best places to live in North Carolina and is ranked #1! If you're curious about living in Raleigh, just check out all of the great affordable homes for sale in Raleigh, NC!

Did you know Raleigh was recently ranked as the #1 best city for quality of life in the United States by Numbeo, and the second-best city for quality of life in the world?! - The secret is out about Raleigh, North Carolina!

One thing most people don't realize about Raleigh is just how big live music is. When you close down the

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Moving to Chapel Hill, NC

If you are moving to Chapel Hill you are going to find out real fast why people love living here. In fact, we have Chapel Hill on our list of best places to live in North Carolina! 

Chapel Hill has stood since 1871 and grown into a city with a great deal to offer to any who may be looking for a new place to call home.

Some have called Chapel Hill the “southern part of heaven,” and many who have spent time there would wholeheartedly agree. Home to a number of museums and historical sites, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, as well as a growing economy and a diverse population, this established college town has more to offer than one might believe at first glance. Moving to Chapel Hill, NC is more than just a change in scenery, it's

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What Are the Best Paint Colors to Sell a Home?

What Are The Best Colors To Paint to Sell a Home - Interior, Exterior and Room by Room Paint Colors

If you're searching online for the best paint colors to sell a home you've likely come across Sherwin Williams Agreeable Gray, Repose Gray, and Benjamin Moore's Revere Pewter. These are the best selling paint colors and have been for quite some time. They are used on the interior walls by almost every production builder when they sell new construction homes. These builders have done a lot of research to determine what is the best paint color to sell their homes.

With nearly infinite home paint color options, however, this choice can feel completely overwhelming. This is why we decided to analyze the best paint colors in both a general sense and to break it down room by room.

Let's take a look at what

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Moving to Cary, NC - What is life like when living in Cary?

Planning on moving to Cary, NC? There's a reason it's on the list of Best Places to Live in North Carolina!

Cary is a great city for anyone looking to live in a top-rated town that offers excellent schools, weather, and amenities! It's no wonder everyone is moving to Cary, NC. If you are considering a move to Cary please feel free to connect with us to help with your relocation or any questions you may have!

10 Reasons to Love Living in Cary:

Community

People

Education

Jobs

Safety

Family

Weather

Affordability

Location

Golf

Check out the article below on moving to Cary, North Carolina!

10 Reasons you'll love Relocating to Cary, North

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Living in Holly Springs, NC

Find out why so many folks are moving to Holly Springs, NC

Moving to Holly Springs, NC - What it is like living in and Relocating to Holly Springs, NC

Holly Springs, North Carolina is one of the best places to live in the country so it's no wonder so many folks are trying to move here. Whether you're ready to dive right into this article or would prefer to contact us to talk to one of our Realtors first hand we are here to help you!

With a population of just over 30,000 Holly Springs has been growing around 5-6% annually. Holly Springs is located in Wake County and is a suburb of Raleigh, around 20-minutes from the State's Capital. Everything is seemingly new in Holly Springs from the semiprofessional ballpark to Holly Springs Town Center for shopping and dining. The weather in Holly Springs includes mild

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Everything You Need to Know About Millennial Home Buyers 2019

Millennial homebuyers are on the rise and for good reason - interest rates are low. With the rise of student loan debt, frequent career shifts, and living through the 2008 housing crisis, many may consider millennials to be financially insecure and averse to home ownership. However, research surprisingly points in the opposite direction. According to a 2018 Bank of America survey, the vast majority of millennials, more than 72%, consider homeownership to be their top priority. The only live event that ranked higher was retirement, at 80%. Getting married and having children fell lower on the list, at 50% and 44% respectively. To the millennial generation, owning a home is not only a wise investment option – it is a fundamental value intrinsic to the

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7 Home Improvement Projects That Add Value to a Home

Home Improvement Projects That Add Value to a Home - Best Home Improvement Projects

Home improvement projects are one of the best ways to add value to a home. Every year, Americans spend more than $400 billion on repairing and renovating their residential homes. Not all home improvement projects will add value though so place close attention to the ones that are likely to do so!

Whether you are looking to make upgrades for yourself and your family to enjoy or you are doing so before putting your house on the market, an important consideration is a return on investment. From curb appeal to kitchen remodels to the best flooring options, we are going to dive into all the ways you can add value to your home with home improvement projects!

So, which home improvement project can

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7 Things to Know About a Home Inspection

7 Things to Know About a Home Inspection

Many buyers and sellers will ask us as their Realtor® what do we need to know about the home inspection?

Let's jump in and take a look at everything you need to know about a home inspection:

1. What Is a Home Inspection?

A home inspection is a part of the home buying process in which an inspector will observe the home and include their findings in a written home inspection report. 

After you go under contract, it is common for the buyer to hire a home inspector in order to perform a visual observation of the house. The home inspector will identify safety, health, or major mechanical issues in line with the standards of the state ensuring everything is to code.

A home inspector will look for things

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What Does 'Under Contract' Mean in Real Estate?

What Does Under Contract Mean in Real Estate? 

You've decided to buy a home and whether it's your first home or your tenth you're likely to stumble across homes that are listed as 'under contract' on the real estate listing. Homes under contract in real estate mean there is a contract on the home and is pending sale OR the home is listed as contingent - Both have differences in their meaning.

At some point during the house-hunting process, you've no doubt stumbled upon a listing that at first glance seems too good to be true. The photos look amazing. The house meets every last one of your specifications. The school district is great and the neighborhood has a lot to offer. Then, you look at the status and that other shoe finally has a chance

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