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Circle City.

Pittsboro, located in northern Chatham County, was established in 1785. It’s known to many in the Triangle as the “Circle City,” a nod to the roundabout encircling Pittsboro’s iconic courthouse. Once considered as a potential site for both the state...

Experience FM Luxury at 308 Marlowe Road.

This beautiful, executive family home boasts 6 bedrooms including a spacious main floor master suite added in 2008.  Built in 1995, 308 Marlowe Road, Raleigh, NC is located in the heart of Raleigh on a quiet cul-de-sac in one of the city’s finest and most sought...

Fonville Morisey Realty Associates of May 2017.

Congratulations to the May Associates and Teams of the Month! Brier Creek Office Listing: Nathan Scott, TLC Team, Triangle Specialist Listings Sold: Nathan Scott, TLC Team, Triangle Specialist II Selling: Greg Karl, TLC Team, Triangle Specialist II Chapel Hill Office...

How to Turn Millennial Renters into Home-Buyers.

The largest generation in US history is about to transition into their prime spending years, but 93% are choosing to rent instead of buy. It’s not like we can blame them, with Millennials facing lower employment levels, smaller incomes, and astronomical student debt, the prospect of renting seems to make more sense.

How To Choose the Right Mortgage Lender.

So you are buying a house… Well, let me start by saying, Congratulations! Contrary to my previous life in software sales, one of the things I appreciate about the mortgage business is working with people at one of the happiest times in their lives. Whether my clients...

Switching States.

Moving to a new state can be extremely overwhelming. There is so much to consider when moving, and it’s especially hard if you are not familiar with the area. While there is a lot we can research on the Internet, it’s still just as important to use other resources as...

Private Road Maintenance.

One of the most overlooked costs of buying a home off the beaten path is private road maintenance. These roads are not to be confused with driveways. Instead, they are constructed and maintained by the homeowners along the stretch when there are no city or state roads...

DURM.

I wanted to take a moment to boast on the city where I live, Durham, NC. This wonderful old city has transformed itself from its roots as a tobacco town to an entrepreneurial high tech city, all while maintaining a wonderfully diverse and thriving community.

Downsizing: A Step by Step Guide.

Whether your children have flown the nest or you are ready to lower your bills and headaches, you have decided that downsizing is the best move for you. I find that unless you have clear steps to achieve your goals, you may find the process stressful and hectic. If...

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...