Monthly Rents at this new  South Wake County Apt community range from $880 for a 1 bedroom to $1310 for a three bedroom flat.

What Should I Expect to Pay in Raleigh-Cary for Rent?

Wages are the number one factor in determining the value of rents which is why until recently New York City had the highest rents.

Today you might be surprised to learn that the Williston Herald (North Dakota) reports that Apartment Guide found that a 700-square-foot, one-bedroom apartment in Williston costs an average of $2,394 a month. The same apartment would cost $1,504 in the New York area, $1,411 in Los Angeles or $1,537 in Boston. Continue reading


Three Reasons to Rent in Raleigh-Cary

With all the new jobs being created in Raleigh-Cary with companies such as Red Hat, Citrix and MetLife just to name a few of the bigger names, it’s probably no surprise that there are a lot of people moving to Raleigh and Cary.

But not all of these people moving to Raleigh are ready to buy a home. And frankly, it’s not always wise to buy a home right away in a location where you are a newcomer. Continue reading


Just Listed! 3843 SW Durham Drive (Patterson Glen) Durham, NC 27707

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This lovely Townhome is located just minutes from the Duke University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in the very desirable Patterson Glen Community. Click HERE for a downloadable brochure or contact Edwin Argueta with The Force Realty at (919) 724-6070 to arrange a private viewing.

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ST. Patricks Day

Saint Patrick: Englishman, Slave, Missionary, Exterminator

More than 15-hundred years after his death, he is still one of the most popular saints in history, especially in Ireland. Every year on March 17, the Irish and the Irish-at-heart across the globe observe St. Patrick’s Day. What began as a religious feast day for the patron saint of Ireland has become an international festival celebrating Irish culture with parades, dancing, special foods and a whole lot of green. Continue reading


Realtors Comment on Raleigh – Cary – Durham Home Sales 2014

When I was preparing the post - Buying a home in Raleigh is getting tough!  I reached out to some real estate partners that I know and trust and asked them to comment on on the current market condition. The responses were so good that although I couldn’t squeeze them into the original post so I thought I would share them in a  separate post. Continue reading

Raleigh's Original Mortgage Guy – Ricardo Cobos – NMLS 120651 (919) 526-0183