Cary Real Estate Blog

Real Estate Broker Owner - Realty Arts
Cary NC, REALTOR® serving the Greater Wake County area.
Handing off keys and lockbox covers to the next agent, who is patiently waiting, just like I did for the agent before me, and watching the next agent roll up while the guy after me goes into the house. Multiple offers, time and again, and hoping to at least "Win, Place, or Show."  Too often "Also...
Posted 10 days ago
I have reached the firm conclusion that there is no house out there, nowhere, in any stage of decomposition that cannot be made to look significantly worse by a determined, motivated punishing real estate listing agent wielding a cellphone camera, and practicing aggressive photographic abuse of i...
Posted about 2 months ago
Brokers considering a fresh start at a new firm often make their move at the start of the New Year, when things are a bit slower and the move is a bit easier. Realty Arts just might be a great firm for experienced brokers in the Raleigh-Cary NC area who desire: Independence with guidance. Support...
Posted 3 months ago
One thing leads to another.  And now I'm pretty much Microsoft across the board. Some baseline that shows we were already tilted that way to some degree: I am not unhappy with MSFT stuff. All my computers are Windows 7, leftovers from when the Triangle MLS supported nothing but Internet Explorer....
Posted 3 months ago
Yep.  If Craigslist will not allow links, it is QR Code time.   Here's my CL ad for a sweet little rancher in Northclift, 5807 Windham Drive, Raleigh NC 27609 The QR Code takes you to my photo tour and other details. It is unfortunate that there has been so much abuse of the Craigslist TOS by the...
Posted 4 months ago
What a pleasure to attend my first WordCamp this weekend. Wide-open sharing of great WordPress information by generous, VOLUNTEER WP experts. If you haven't been to WordCamp, GO.  If you have been to WordCamp a dozen times, Go. If you have never used WordPress, but are curious, GO. If you are a W...
Posted 5 months ago
"I told him you were the kind of guy he could reach out for some info about the current market without being pestered until he decides he's ready to do something." THAT'S what I'm talking about! No generic banal "Dripping."  (That "Drip" term always conveys some sort of runny, gooey post-nasal co...
Posted 7 months ago
And, It's a North Carolina AR Gathering of the Clan!  Summer, 2013 Style! Cary, NC August 22, 2013 4:00--6:00 PM. Bing Images Link, "The Hibernian, Cary NC"  The Hibernian 1144 Kildaire Farm Road Cary, NC 27511 We have dibs on the covered patio, which will accommodate abo...
Posted 8 months ago
Updating to WordPress 3.6 on 5 sites.  With a newly tweaked theme.  Upgrading to IDXBroker Platinum plugin on my No Hassle Property Search.  Tres exciting! Upgrading to Xenforo 1.2 on my Triangle Real Estate Forum.  Good stuff there.  Features and security enhancements. And likely buying another ...
Posted 9 months ago
A Home Inspector can only do so much....       That is my favorite photo of "A Short History of Residential Electrical Wiring Methods." Oh. You say there is no Knob and Tube in the photo? "Where's the knob and tube?" My bad. However, just a few feet away....         Plenty of knob and tube. I jus...
Posted 10 months ago

Mike Jaquish

919-880-2769 Cary, NC, Real Estate
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Cary, NC, blog. I'm in Cary, North Carolina, writing about Real Estate, including Cary, Raleigh, Apex, Wake County, NC, and around the USA..