August 2015

Found 3 blog entries for August 2015.

Homes for Sale in Raleigh use Google for accurate data Don't use Zillow or Trulia

To the 100,000 Real Estate Professionals who are paying for impressions on Zillow and Trulia, you are directly funding, and supporting your competition. In fact, every time you post on social media using a Zillow link you are promoting a real estate "media" company that you are competing with. You're helping Zillow and Trulia outrank you online which is where 95% of consumers are shopping for real estate.

First we need to understand that Zillow is a publicly traded company, meaning they have investors they need to answer to if profits are not heading in the right direction. I'm not sure we need to go into more details other than the fact people make investments for one reason, to make money.

So what exactly does Zillow plan to do with the $108

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A Real Life Story About a Home for Sale in Raleigh, NC 

Selling a home for more than your neighbors takes the right mix of ingredients.

Selling homes it's important to use the right techniques

In July, a Realtor® brought a buyer to one of our north Raleigh listings and made an offer. We countered at list price. She came back significantly closer to our list price, however my seller and I were confident in our price so we countered again by saying we would accept their offer at list price. She then told us "you will never sell that home at that price." She cited one home on the street that was comparable which sold for less. We respected her opinion and pointed to the fact that homes in Raleigh are selling 20 days faster and for 10% more than when that home sold a few months ago. That's when the

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Raleigh Real Estate & Housing Trends July 2015 

 

Raleigh NC Real Estate Market Update July 2015 by Realtor, Ryan Fitzgerald

Raleigh homes for sale appreciated by almost 10% from the month of April to June. In our post from June we hinted at the fact that July would show a bit of a pull back and it did. From the staggering $24,000 rise between April and June, home prices in Raleigh are catching their breath with a $10,000 pull back in average sale price.

If you're planning to sell your home in Raleigh, or looking to buy, one it's still a great time to do both! Interest rates are at historically low levels and for those of you renting it's a great opportunity to pay LESS to buy a house, than to rent one. Sellers are in the fortunate situation that their is a lack of inventory along with a high numbers of buyers

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