Oh You Can Sell Your Home in the Holidays…

Conventional wisdom says that houses don’t sell during the holiday months. My statistics will argue with that. Last December, we had TEN closings. Here are a few reasons why selling your home in the colder months is a good idea. Empty Shelves. Lots of people do take their homes off the market toward the end […]

The Leader In Me “Chair”ity Ball

The Leader in Me is a elementary school based program that introduces students to Stephen Covey’s 7 Habits of Effective People. The Leader in Me uses the 7 Habits to prepare students with college, career, and life-readiness skills necessary to thrive in the 21st century. Schools who are a part of The Leader in Me […]

Get Ready for Multiple Offers

With this historically low inventory, most houses that go on the market have a lot of buyers competing to buy. You’re probably not going to be the only one who is making an offer on the house that you want. As a buyer, you need to be ready, increasing the chances that your offer is […]

Politics is About People

It’s a rare event for me to comment on an election, but when it comes to the future of our children and the schools, I can’t not comment. In the November election, there are three items that will help our schools: 1. Alamance County School Bonds, authorizing bonds to build new and improve existing schools. […]

Watch out for Mebane on the Move!

If you’re out and about Mebane on Saturday the 13th, watch out for the walkers/runners participating in this year’s Mebane on the Move races. Participants in their 5k, 10k, and kids Mad Dash events will be moving through Mebane, keeping fit in the positively charming town. Mebane on the Move is a family oriented group […]

Going Over 50 (SRES)

Homebuyers and homesellers over age 50 (and yes, I’m looking in the mirror) have a varying set of needs when it comes to housing. Some of us are downsizing due to an empty nest. Some are looking for a retirement home near the grandkids – or a golf course. For others, moving into a retirement […]

Fee Free Freezes Of Credit

We’re hearing a lot about data breaches lately. With so much personal information floating around cyberspace, it’s easier than ever for thieves to open lines of credit under the name of totally unsuspecting individuals. How does this happen? First of all, a thief steals (or just finds) your personal information – your name, social security […]

Hurricane Hint…

Quick hurricane survival hint that may save the food in your freezer and make sure you have water to drink. Fill up your freezer with water. You can use bottled water, but you can fill plastic containers, zip close bags, and pitchers with tap water. The day before the storm, fill up a cooler with […]

How Do I Sell a House I Inherited?

When someone leaves you a house, you are also left with a myriad of emotions – and questions. Should you keep the home? Should you rent it? Sell it? What about all the furniture and other belongings? With fresh grief, it’s easy to make emotional and hasty decisions. Once you decide to sell, sometimes it’s […]

Shifting Markets

It’s been a seller’s market for a really long time. The average home value is rising, yet homes in Alamance County are selling fast. Housing is in high demand, and there are usually competing offers that often exceed asking price. Changing Times. But like all things, nothing stays the same. We’ve all seen that mortgage […]