Tina Barletta, HomeTowne Realty | Addressing Your Dreams - Part 2

Mark Your Calendars for Art of Cool

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There are a number of events in the NC Triangle area well worth checking out this spring, including one of the most underrated music festivals in the country: the Art of Cool Music Festival in Durham, NC. The Art of Cool Music Festival is a two day event taking place at the end of April that will showcase a mix of jazz, hip-hop, neo-soul and retro … [Read more...]

Choose the Right Home Loan for You Before Buying Your Clayton House

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When you are considering buying a home in the Clayton, NC area, it's vital to choose the right home loan. There are several different kinds to choose from, but the tips listed below will ensure you make the right decision. Some factors to consider for a home loan include fixed or adjustable mortgage, long term or short term, and what kind of interest … [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...]