Archives: July 2012

Adding Curb Appeal

8 Tips for Adding Curb Appeal and Value to Your Home Here are eight ways to help your home put its best face forward. Read Visit houselogic.com for more articles like this. Copyright 2012 NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®

Economist: Raleigh set to outpace U.S. economy

Creation of new business establishments rose 3 percent in the Raleigh metro area between 2008 and the end of 2011. That was almost double the national rate of 1.7 percent, says PNC Financial’s Mekael Teshome, who believes the entrepreneurship factor will help the area outpace the U.S. in the coming economic recovery. http://www.bizjournals.com/triangle/blog/2012/07/economist-raleigh-set-to-outpace-us.html    

Housing starts in June highest in four years!

Building permits for future construction of single-family homes edged up to the highest level since March 2010. http://www.usatoday.com/money/economy/housing/story/2012-07-18/housing-starts-june/56297966/1 

Facts About Short Sales

Foreclosure on a home has consequences for the family, the community, the housing market and the economy. However, the option for a short sale does provide a way for troubled homeowners to prevent foreclosure and many of the dire penalties involved. What is a short sale? A short sale is an agreement in which your […]

Jobless claims fall to lowest level in 6 weeks

The Labor Department said Thursday that weekly unemployment benefit applications dropped by 14,000 to a seasonally adjusted 374,000, the fewest since the week of May 19. Click Here to Learn More

Some of the best Education can be found in Clayton, North Carolina

  Clayton is a great place to live and learn that’s not just my opinion there is some fact behind that and being the mother of twin 3 year old boys its something I definitely think about – let’s start with the education system! Clayton residents can enjoy a wide range of educational choices, from excellent […]