The Top 7 Worst Buyer Mistakes

The Top 7 Worst Buyer Mistakes Greetings friends and followers, today we present you the top seven worst mistakes that prospective home buyers make on a regular basis. We here at the Pate Realty Group welcome any questions you may have about either this list or any other home buying-related Read More

Wake Forest Historic District Virtual Tour

The Town of Wake Forest has unveiled a Wake Forest Historic District virtual tour now available on the town’s web site. With an easy to navigate click and play style set up, residents and guests are invited to explore the history that the downtown district and see photos of the Read More

DIY: Cheap Screened Porch Curtains

DIY: Cheap Screened Porch Curtains Many homes in the Raleigh area are suited with a pleasant screened-in porch for residents to spend time outside without being harassed by insects. While they are bug-proof, depending on where your house is positioned, the glaring Carolina sun might be another nuisance that prevents Read More

What In the World Are These Blue Things?

What In the World Are These Blue Things? So, you’ve just moved into your new home, and the builder left these blue things in all the bathrooms. Or, like me, you just had new faucets installed and the plumber left these strange blue things.  What in the world are these Read More

DIY Caution!

DIY Caution! In the eyes & imaginations of many of today’s homebuyers, renovation shows on HGTV and DIY projects on Pinterest reign supreme. However, if not careful, homebuyers on the quest for the perfect “fixer-upper” or weekend DIY project can quickly find themselves in over their heads and their wallets. Read More

Six Mistakes DIYers Make When Painting

Six Mistakes DIYers Make When Painting   Right now, I’m repainting all three of my bathrooms myself. It’s a chore, but I like the feeling of satisfaction that I get knowing that it was my hard work that made the rooms look so good.  As I paint, I remember all Read More