703 St. Catherines Drive, Wake Forest, NC 27587

703 St. Catherines Drive, Wake Forest, NC 27587 This great home at 703 St. Catherines Drive in Wake Forest is on the market today and is listed for $185,000 by Brian Pate of Keller Williams Preferred Realty in Raleigh, North Carolina. Learn more about Brian here. Directions to the home: North on Read More

2018 Real Estate Bubble? by Brian Pate

Could there be a 2018 real estate bubble? What truly causes a housing bubble and the inevitable crash? For the best explanation, let’s go to a person who correctly called the last housing bubble – a year before it happened. “A bubble requires both overvaluation based on fundamentals and speculation. It Read More

7% Home Price Appreciation Nationally In 2017

According to CoreLogic’s latest Home Price Index, national home prices have appreciated by 7.0% from October 2016 to October 2017. This marks the second month in a row with a 7.0% year-over-year increase. Here in the Raleigh, NC area, we have seen pockets as high as 21% home price appreciation while seeing other hyper-local Read More

What is the cost of waiting until next year to buy?

We recently shared that over the course of the last 12 months, home prices have appreciated by 7.0%. Over the same amount of time, interest rates have remained historically low which has allowed many buyers to enter the market. As a seller, you will likely be most concerned about ‘short-term price’ – where home Read More

How To Create A Home Inventory

A list of your belongings will make filing an insurance claim much easier In the event of a fire or other disaster, would you be able to remember all your possessions? Having an up-to-date home inventory will help you get your insurance claim settled faster, verify losses for your income Read More

217 N. Main St, Franklinton, NC 27525

217 N. Main St, Franklinton, NC 27525 This great home at 217 N. Main St in Franklinton is on the market today and is listed for $250,000 by Brian Pate of Keller Williams Preferred Realty in Raleigh, North Carolina. Learn more about Brian here. The Harris House Circa 1904 This amazing house Read More

Homeowners Insurance Tips

Homeowners insurance is important, but not everyone understands their policy completely. Here are five homeowner insurance tips designed to help you understand what your policy is and is not and how to use it properly in the event of damage or loss.   When a buyer is purchasing a home, Read More

228 North Main Street, Wake Forest, NC

This 1883 Victorian style home at 228 North Main Street, Wake Forest, NC is the ideal blend of historic features and modern upgrades. Located in Wake Forest’s historic district, two blocks from the Wake Forest College Birthplace Museum, it offers the owner an opportunity for involvement in a community that Read More

Impact of Rising Interest Rates On Your Home Purchase

According to Freddie Mac’s latest Primary Mortgage Market Survey, interest rates for a 30-year fixed rate mortgage are currently at 3.92%, which is still near record lows in comparison to recent history! We have researched to see what interest rates have done over the last 200 years and buying power is still very strong Read More

25 Addison Ct, Youngsville, NC 27596

25 Addison Ct, Youngsville, NC 27596 This great home at 25 Addison Ct in Youngsville is on the market today and is listed for $200,000 by Brian Pate of Keller Williams Preferred Realty in Raleigh, North Carolina. Learn more about Brian here. Directions to the home: From Rolesville take Hwy 401 North Read More