Raleigh’s “Weak and Declining” Real Estate Market

Wake County Real Estate Market Update June 2014 Second to Fannie Mae, the nation’s largest purchaser of mortgage backed securities is where you will find Freddie Mac. Each month Freddie publishes a variety of insightful industry reports. One of those reports is called the Freddie Mac Multi-Indicator Market IndexSM (MiMiSM). In this report various data points are weighted…

12 Amazing North Carolina Beach Rentals

Living in Raleigh we are blessed to live only 130 miles or so from our favorite beaches. And we really love our beaches! Eastbound Interstate 40 from 3p.m onward on any Friday afternoon bears testimony to our love affair with North Carolina’s Crystal Coast; a love affair affirmed by the number of top lists those…

Deep Fried Turkey Safety Tips

Don tells me that nearly ALL Thanksgiving Day homeowner’s insurance claims almost always involve a deep fryer and a raw/frozen turkey. I dug up a press release from North Carolina Farm Bureau dated November 25, 2008 and thought I would share with my readers important safety tips that you should know about if you are planning to Deep Fry a Turkey this Thanksgiving.

5 tips to pay for college tuition

With most of the country still reeling from the hangover caused by the Roman Orgy of Real Estate it sounds a little premature to begin taking cash out of your home for something as unsure as a child’s education, but that’s exactly what some people are doing. Recently I have encountered a growing number of 40 something Gen-X’ers doing something even crazier;

HUD Predicts Some Rents increased by as much as 25% in Raleigh – Cary MSA 2013

Simply put, if you’re planning a move to the Raleigh – Cary MSA of the Triangle area of North Carolina in 2013 and your housing needs are such that you require a four bedroom home, renting may not be your most economical option today.