Fall Foliage Hiking in Raleigh

Fall foliage hiking in Raleigh can be just as breathtaking as romping through the mountains of North Carolina.  If you like to hear the crunch of the leaves beneath your boots and smell the crispness of the autumn air as you leisurely stroll along, these four easy hikes may be just what you are looking […]

3 Fun Things To Do In Raleigh In The Fall

There are way more than 3 fun things to do in Raleigh in the Fall.  The City of Oaks is actually bursting at the seams with cool attractions and festivals to attend. To get you thinking and start your planning, I’ll share the beginning of a list of events to help you enjoy all that […]

Tips for Living in a Home For Sale

There are many tips for living in a home for sale that can help ease the inconvenience and upheaval this temporary situation causes. Your home doesn’t really feel like your own during this period, and it’s only natural that things will seem a little off. I’ve compiled a list of survival advice that will help […]

Why Raleigh Is One of The Most Sought After Cities In The States

Do you ever wonder why Raleigh is one of the most sought-after cities in the states that many are wanting to call home sweet home?  This sprawling Southern city is really a small-town at heart. From festivals to sporting events, Raleigh has a lot of enriching experiences pioneered by smart and passionate locals.  Raleigh ranks […]

Four Things You Should Know About HOA’s Before Buying

There are at least four things you should know about HOA’s before buying the home of your dreams.  Understanding the ins and outs of living life within a homeowner’s association will help you make an educated home buying decision.   Is life in a planned development a good option for you? And, if so, which ones […]

3 Tips To Organizing Your Home

Focusing on 3 tips to organizing your home, is a great start to creating lifelong habits that will make your home feel like the sanctuary it was always meant to be.  Most of us are not born with an “organizing gene”. It’s something we have to cultivate over time.  Doing so will net positive results […]

Advantages To Buying a House In The Fall

  There are many advantages to buying a house in the fall.  The reality is that when there are many homebuyers, there is more competition for the homes that are available. That’s why savvy home shoppers know that fall is just as great a season to buy a home as the spring – if not […]

Three of Raleigh’s Oldest and Most Iconic Restaurants

  Three of Raleigh’s oldest and most iconic restaurants continue to survive and thrive in spite of the ever changing and growing nature of this 230-year-old city.  Classic local restaurants keep the heartbeat of the city of oaks pumping strong.  I bring to you 3 restaurants rooted deep in traditional southern cuisine with some of […]

The Deposit – How much should you put down on a house?

When it comes to the deposit – how much you should put down on a house, there are multiple factors to consider.  The right down payment for you depends on your goals and financial situation. While there are plenty of pluses with a larger down payment, putting down too much could leave you strapped for […]

Schools and Real Estate

  As a Realtor, one of the first questions I’m often asked regarding schools and real estate is, “what are the schools like in that neighborhood?” What I can tell you is that Raleigh is North Carolina’s capital city. It’s home to several great colleges, including North Carolina State University, Meredith College, Peace University, Shaw […]