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Simplify Your Move for a Happier Transition

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If you are relocating to the NC Triangle area, then you are probably preparing for a move, which can add a lot of unnecessary stress to your life. To make your move as stress-free as possible, use some of the following moving tips: Make handles for your boxes – Loading and unloading boxes can be quite a strain, especially considering how … [Read more...]

Timing is Everything When Navigating the Real Estate Market

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When you sell your home, timing can have a huge impact on how many buyers you will attract, which will, in turn, affect the final selling price. Here are some tips which can help you decide when to sell: Two Weeks: The first two weeks after your home is listed is when you get the most attention. Therefore it is important all your remodeling, … [Read more...]

Can You Claim Moving Costs as Tax Deductible?

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There are some situations where certain costs involved with moving can be deducted from your taxes. While not everyone will qualify for these deductions, there may be deductions that you are not aware.   How to Qualify The Internal Revenue Service has a requirement that the new residence you are moving too needs to be 50 miles or more from … [Read more...]

Avoid These Home Features if You Want to Save Money on Insurance

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One of the things that you need to consider when you’re investing in NC Triangle real estate is the amount of homeowner’s insurance you have to pay. Not many people realize this, but certain home features will actually result in higher homeowner’s insurance premiums. The following are some of the features that will cause your insurance to go … [Read more...]

More Home Inventory Gives Buyers More Power in 2014

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All signs are pointing toward 2014 definitely being a buyers' market. Already the year's first quarter is showing a sharp upswing in the number of homes available for sale. Historically a larger home inventory means confidence in the economy and a strong real estate market. Over the last few years, home prices have risen but the past several months … [Read more...]