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On the Airwaves.

Long before I became REALTOR®, I was a radio DJ. As a college student, I was program director of the campus station at Virginia Tech, and I worked at a commercial station for a few years afterward. I still enjoy listening to radio, whether broadcast or online, and...

Home from the Heart.

Purchasing a home can be an experience filled with emotions of joy, stress, sadness, anger, anxiety, frustration and many more, but at the end of it all, what does your heart feel when you enter homes during the process? Whether you are experienced or inexperienced in...

Durham: A City Reborn

When I first told my friends in Wilmington that I was going to be moving to Durham, the reaction I received was hesitant to say the least. I had only been there a couple of times before I made the decision to move, so I did not understand where this hesitation was...

Spring in the Triangle Real Estate Market.

Spring has sprung! Baseball players have reported for spring training. Local farmers are harvesting their crop…and the Triangle real estate market is heating up! The Triangle is in the middle of one of the biggest housing booms in years. Many REALTORS® have said the...

Experience FM Luxury at 103 Loch Cove Lane.

Welcome to a Cary executive home like no other. Walk past the stone waterfall, swing open the stately front door, and take in stunning Lochmere Lake views at every level. This unique, hidden gem — built only in 2000 – is offered for the first time by its...

What If I Want to Rent My Property?

There are many questions people ask themselves when thinking about renting their property and many factors to consider in order to protect their investment. Whether it’s because you have been transferred from the area for work but plan to return in the future or you...

How to Throw a Killer Party.

I love to throw parties. For over 40 years (kinda dates me!), I have hosted a variety of different kinds and themes of parties, and each time I try to out-do myself. I have created a checklist that I use for all of my parties. Over the years, I have figured out what...

Tips for First-Time Homebuyers.

Thinking of buying your first home? Do you find yourself reading and researching, trying to educate yourself as a first time home buyer? And then, of course, you have all of your friends and friends giving their advice. This can become overwhelming quickly, and you...

Renting Property.

The Triangle’s real estate market has made tremendous strides over the past decade, making it a great time sell a home. However, retaining a property and renting it out to tenants can be as sound of an investment as selling. If you decided to rent your home and become...

Day Trips and Fun Outings: Two Hour Drives.

If you have a day to take an easy drive out past the Triangle, here are some ideas of getaways that are all about two hours or less from the Raleigh, Durham, and Chapel Hill area. As a 28 year resident of North Carolina, and with family and friends across the state, I...

Winning.

In the words of Muhammad Ali, “It’s the repetition of affirmations that leads to belief. And once that belief becomes a deep conviction, things begin to happen.” While working as a Vice President at a national company over seventeen years ago, I was one of the many...