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Cary NC, REALTOR® serving the Greater Wake County area.



Gee, it has to be said, I think.  It is easy to get down on the part-timer.  And, for the record, I prefer to deal with full-time agents and service providers. I was thinking of Randy Prothero's good post on why one should use a full-time agent. Today Catherine Eusea had her say on the topic. And...
Under the auspices of the Triangle, Piedmont Triad and Charlotte, North Carolina Chapters of the US Green Building Council, and presented by NC State University's Solar Center, the Raleigh Convention Center will be the home of the 5th Annual Green Building Trade Show for North Carolina. There are...
She sounded like a very nice lady.  "We need kids in the neighborhood for my kids to play with..." "...I would do anything to get a family with kids." She sounded like she cares a great deal about her kids.  Loves her neighborhood, but desperately wants play mates for the kiddos.   What to do? I ...
Fascinating video, posted first by Missy Caulk. Worth passing onto others, including those who deny the impact and force and lasting power of social media and internet replacement of traditional media outlets. Is Social Media a fad? A fad is something that comes and goes...a temporary fashion; a...
Common Steps to Buying a Home in Cary, NC   1. Select REALTOR®, review "Working with Real Estate Agents." Complete "Exclusive Right to Represent Buyer"   2. Preapproval with lender   3. Describe desired property. Review listings and visit selected homes on market.   4. Determine a prospective pro...
I had to go down to Meadow,NC, to see a client Friday night. It has been years since I drove past Parkers Mill. It was irresistable. With the camera in the car, I had to stop and collect a few pixels. The lady fishing below the old bait shop/gas station agreed with me that the old mill had been t...
  Sherwood Greens in Cary, NC, is off Davis Drive, located between Park Village and Stonecrest.   Sherwood Greens was developed and built out by Pulte Homes in 2000--2001. The popular open floor plans and large room sizes promoted fast sales of the homes in the neighborhood.     Click here to vi...
What Fun! A recent JD Powers poll puts KELLER WILLIAMS(R) Realty first among buyers in terms of satisfaction with the process  For the 2nd consecutive year. And last month, the Cary Today magazine, published by the Cary, NC News, published the results of their "Best of Cary" poll.  That poll plac...
Whether you are a Bernanke fan or not, I think Obama had little choice but to renominate him as Chairman of the Federal Reserve. Who would have been a better candidate?  Which candidate would have instilled more confidence in the international financial and political community? Sure, getting thro...
Just the  sort of thing to make your heart sink a little, this story has made a splash. WRAL chimed in, too. The property certainly has been compromised by the road widening. The road widening has been well-publicized for years. The home value has been diminished well more than the $5300 the Town...

Mike Jaquish

919-880-2769 Cary, NC, Real Estate
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