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Land Rovers and Luxury Listings.

If you were to tell me that my Vintage Land Rover would land me a Luxury home listing, I would have thought you were absolutely mad. However, that is exactly what happened to me. For my husband and I’s 13th anniversary, we purchased a 1972-ish Series III 109 Land...

55+ Communitites.

What happens when you start to feel like you’re aging out of your community? You no longer want to be surrounded by families pushing strollers and kids riding bikes. Instead, you want to be surrounded by people your age, with similar interests and community visions....

Home Buying In Johnston County.

Buying your first home in Johnston County just got easier!  To add to the draw of Johnston County, if you are looking to buy your first home there, you may be eligible for $15,000 in down payment assistance.  The $15,000 can be used for a down payment and to cover...

Where to Stay While Visiting the Triangle.

There was a time when traveling overnight meant you had a choice of staying at a hotel or motel.  These were often very clean and presentable, but also predictable places to sleep.  No adventure there, but you could count on them. Gradually, bed and breakfasts started...

Why Would I Want to Buy a Historic Home?

As a lover of historic properties, it absolutely breaks my heart when I see a historic home (or building) being advertised as a “tear-down.”  You would be amazed at the state some of these treasures were in before being brought back to life.  Just because a property...

Horsing Around.

Many things have changed during my life, but the one thing that has remained is my love for horses.   For as long as I can remember, I have had equine friends. While I don’t remember how old I was when I started riding, I have a picture of my father holding me on...

Don’t Stress the Mess.

Have you been putting off calling your real estate agent because your house it too cluttered to list? Don’t stress the mess! It doesn’t have to be difficult. Whether you want to sell your home or just declutter for your peace of mind, it can be accomplished easily if...

Building Your Brand.

Since the rise of digital technology, you have been continuously building your personal brand whether you realized it or not. Your digital footprint is out there for the world to see! Just try Googling yourself to see what your current status is. The first step in...

Are You Hurricane Ready?

Hurricane Matthew is expected to still be a strong Category 2 storm when it rolls into North Carolina on Saturday, October 8. Because of this, Governor Pat McCroy has issued a State of Emergency for 66 North Carolina counties, including the Triangle. Officials are...

How to Kick Facebook’s Ads.

“You know your business. We know people.” Truer words have never been spoken. Facebook knows people extremely well, due to information we willingly share while setting up and provide while using the platform. From the name of our friends and family to where we like to...

Don’t Do It.

Here are some helpful tips of seemingly innocent mistakes borrowers make before and during the home purchase process. Our goal at FM Lending is to ensure a smooth and stress free experience from the pre-approval through to closing. From the moment you begin your...

Introducing the FM Luxury Collection.

Fonville Morisey Realty recently introduced their FM Luxury Collection, a service for residential listings of $750,000 or higher. FM Realty is proud to offer this program exclusively to our FM Clients & Associates, as we continue to advance and enrich our...

Painting In Virtual Reality.

Paint is one of the cheapest and easiest ways to improve the look of your home or to make a statement, but no one wants to repeat the actual process over and over, hoping they find the right shade. Now there’s an easier way! Virtual painting apps. Although I’m not an...