The cost of buying a home is rising three times faster than the cost to rent

This was today’s top story in my real estate news feed from Marketwatch.com ‘The monthly cost of buying a home – which includes mortgage payments, taxes and insurance – jumped 14% between July 2017 and July 2018, according to a report released Thursday by Realtor.com. Comparatively, it only became 4% more expensive to rent a…

COMING SOON: Raleigh Wake County 5BR/3BA Ranch

[embedyt] http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VLMBn-SQI98[/embedyt] 4013 Mackinac Island Lane, Raleigh, NC 27610 Wake County – 15 minutes from Downtown & 30 from RTP. 5 BR/3BA 1.5 Story Ranch home with 3 BR on main level. New HVAC, Kitchen, Ceramic Tile, Carpet, Prem. Lam. Hardwood Floors. 2,100  SqFT. Eligible for USDA 100% USDA financing.   This one wont last…

the Religious Significance of Fourth of July

July 4 is the most important of secular American holidays. But for the inclusion of pyrotechnic displays, contemporary observation of our nation’s birth typically looks like any other summertime gatherings.  But what is the religious significance of Independence Day? Consider this except from the Independence Day Oration by John Fitzgerald Kennedy, Candidate for Congress from…