Cary Real Estate Blog

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Real Estate Broker/Owner - Realty Arts
Cary NC, REALTOR® serving the Greater Wake County area.

ARCHIVED BLOG POSTS

2010 

"I am not an attorney" is a phrase that is confusing to some consumers.  I can understand that.  They often do not recognize the boundaries and limitations of a real estate agent's job, or an attorney's job, for that matter. In North Carolina, we brokers cannot draft contracts.  We can complete s...
06/28/2010
Fumble drills in Corporate marketing materials and public image building.  It is so fascinating to see a major corporation shoot themselves in the foot over a couple of bucks, or for a stupid policy, or just because they think no one will notice. Ebay: I have been a happy Ebay buyer for about 4 y...
06/28/2010
I don't know Ron Marks. Senior or Junior. I do know that it is 100 degrees in Cary, and these young fellows, wherever they are, have my admiration and envy. Throw in Steppenwolf's Magic Carpet Ride, and I'm more than ready to get in line for a slide. This has to be the stuff that makes a parent's...
06/24/2010
The NC Real Estate Commission today sent a Revised NC Residential Property Disclosure Statement to NCAR. It adds "Military" as a noise that must be disclosed. Further, it offers the opportunity for a Seller to disclose issues, and attach expert reports as explanation in lieu of a written explanat...
06/23/2010
In North Carolina, we only have to do a lousy 8 hours of CE every year to maintain an active real estate license.   The moaning and gnashing of teeth about that minimal requirement is stunning. 4 hours of a mandatory update, and a 4 hour elective.  Elective credit has to be from an approved class...
06/16/2010
When I was driving out to Heritage Pointe Last week to shoot video, I noticed a large deer in a clearing along US 64.  It was odd.  We are experiencing very hot weather for mid-June, with daily temperatures in the 90's. I would not expect to see deer moving in daylight in hot weather. And today, ...
06/16/2010
"Ironically, I have never once seen a mistake on a closing statement benefit a buyer."  Now that will make you sit up and think a little, I hope.  Especially if you are working around the fringes of the limits of standard forms. Just pulled this post out of the archives.  Just for fun. _________...
06/15/2010
I came across some conversations regarding iPhones transmitting personal usage data to AT&T and app developers, while the phone owners slept.<Do you know who your little wonder child is playing with in the middle of the night? Would it be AT&T? Nosing into your stuff?  Pumping up your data usage?...
06/15/2010
Buyers need to connect with a mortgage banker or broker they can trust to help them make wise decisions, and then heed the advice they get to increase the odds of getting to closing. Alan May's credit scenarios in this post ring too true! _________________________________________________________...
06/14/2010
What a find! Clean Three Bedroom affordable condo, with fresh paint and carpet, privately located in the complex, and ready for move in! Two full baths. All Appliances convey to the new owner, including washer and dryer. Master suite offers a garden tub with shower surround, double door linen cl...
06/13/2010
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