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

Bright Ideas For A Bright Home

A bright home can help to create a more spacious appearance and potentially contribute to a higher resale value if you should ever put your home on the market. Never underestimate the value of natural light in a home when showing to a prospective purchaser. Contact us today to find Read More

Five Reasons To Hire A Real Estate Professional

As the real estate market continues to change, we felt it necessary to discuss five reasons to hire a real estate professional. This is the type of market where people begin to think about selling their home as For Sale By Owner or FSBO. Whether you are buying or selling Read More

Millennials Should Buy Real Estate Now

For months, I have been saying that millennials should buy real estate now. ¬†Finally, David Bach has said exactly what I was thinking. 2017 National Housing Forecast Self-made millionaire David Bach was quoted in a CNBC article explaining that “the single biggest mistake millennials are making” is not purchasing a Read More

Experts Discuss Mortgage Rates

By Brian Pate, Realtor in Raleigh, NC As the Fed Rate rises, people are naturally wondering what will happen to mortgage rates in the coming months. What will home prices do in the next 5 years? Mortgage interest rates have risen over the last few months and projections are that Read More

Raleigh Ranked Best Place To Live…Again

by Brian Pate With many options for entertainment, miles of greenways, parks and a reasonable cost of living, it is easy to see why Raleigh is ranked “Best Place To Live” at #7 on US News and World Report’s rankings. Find Homes For Sale In Raleigh The fact Raleigh is Read More

January Pending Home Sales Index

January Pending Home Sales Index by Brian Pate, The Pate Realty Group at Keller Williams Realty, Raleigh, NC The founder of the world’s largest retailer, Sam Walton, would have preferred to see higher expectations in the latest Case Shiller Pending Home Sales Index. This National Association of Realtors (NAR) measure Read More