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Low or No Down Payment Options

Now that you’ve decided to start your new home search, you wonder what loan options may be available without breaking the bank. Whether you are a first time homebuyer or a repeat buyer, FM Lending has the right program to best fit your goals. As a first time...

Furnishing Your Home on a Budget

You did it!  You found your perfect house.  It has everything you wanted and you are filled to the brim with excitement to move in and start making it your own.  But soon your excitement turns to anxiety.  Now that you have this new home, you need to fill it with...

Triangle Mountain Biking

The Triangle has a lot to offer for the mountain biking enthusiast.  From beginner to advanced, you are sure to find a trail you will enjoy.  For beginners, the go to trails are at Lake Crabtree County Park.   This park, located near RDU airport, is the perfect place...

Active 55+ Buyers Flock to Raleigh, NC Area

Over the years, active adult communities have evolved to accommodate the ever-changing needs and lifestyle of today’s Baby Boomers. The Triangle area of North Carolina (Raleigh – Durham – Chapel Hill) has become one of the most popular places to retire and relocate to...

Triangle Area Greenways.

For all of you outdoor enthusiasts, the Triangle area boasts an extensive Greenway Trail System. The City of Raleigh has the Capital Area Greenway System which consists of over 100 miles of trails. Twenty-eight individual trails make up the system and a major goal is...

Tips for House Hunting with Young Children.

Most parents would admit that it is ideal to leave the children with Grandma, a trusted friend, or even drop-off childcare when house hunting. However, this is not always possible. I have personally house hunted with my children in tow and have worked with plenty of...

Fun in the Sun Around the Triangle.

Wake County When I was a kid growing up in Cary, we would go to Pullen Park (I always thought it was called Pool ‘n Park) for the day. This park is the fifth oldest operating amusement park in the United States, and the first public park in North Carolina. Over the...

Home.

They always say “you can’t go home again,” but I’ve never understood this sentiment. As a Cary native, I grew up in Lochmere, attended NC State University, and started my real estate career shortly thereafter at the Fonville Morisey Realty Lochmere Office, I’ve always...

Take A Staycation.

“Staycation.” Look it up in the dictionary. Oh wait, it isn’t in there because it isn’t a real word. BUT – if it was and you did, the definition would be “The Triangle, North Carolina.” Everything you need on a vacation or what for a fun, busy summer is already here...

Fonville Morisey Realty Associates of June 2017.

Congratulations to the June Associates and Teams of the Month! Brier Creek Office Listing: David Johnson, TLC Team, Triangle Specialists II (Zebulon) Listings Sold: David Johnson, TLC Team, Triangle Specialists II (Zebulon) Selling: Frankie Hagan, TLC Team, Triangle...

Steps to Take During the Home Buying Process.

Step One Contact your preferred Mortgage Lender and obtain a mortgage preliminary approval before you begin the house search. This will help you learn how much home you can purchase, as well as strengthen your bargaining position with sellers when you go to make an...

Adventures in Relocation.

Throughout my corporate career, my wife and I relocated several times across the country. Each home we bought was an adventure and a learning experience! Here are just a few of the lessons that have shaped my perspective on real estate today: Do Your Homework We were...