Land Values on the Rise

According to The Wall Street Journal, land values across the country appear to be following the same trend as our local markets. Inventory continues to fall and prices are moving up as developers scramble to find raw land for new lots and development. Read more at The Wall Street Journal

Top 10 Worst Home-Showing Offenses

Avoiding these common mistakes can reduce your time to sell and add money to your pocket. The article was written to help Realtor’s help their clients, but it’s something every home seller should read.

When it comes to presenting a home to buyers, some sellers are clueless.

Are your sellers’ homes leaving buyers with a bad impression? REALTOR® Magazine received more than 50 responses from buyer agents who revealed their pet peeves when touring homes with clients—offenses that, they say, have buyers racing for the door.

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Existing-Home Sales Continue To Improve, Prices Continue to Rise

WASHINGTON (August 22, 2012) – Sales of existing homes rose in July even with constraints of affordable inventory, and the national median price is showing five consecutive months of year-over-year increases, according to the National Association of Realtors®. Monthly sales rose in every region but the West, where inventory is very tight.

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Report: Triangle Growth To Exceed National Average

Report: Triangle Growth To Exceed National Average

RALEIGH, N.C. — A new regional economic forecast from PNC Bank has good news for the Triangle area, from more jobs to better pay and improving home prices.

More jobs mean the region’s unemployment rate will drop to 8 percent from 8.3 percent in March, says PNC Economist Mekael Teshome. The Triangle is forecast to increase jobs by nearly 2 percent vs. a 1.6 percent increase nationally.

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3 Ways To Own Real Estate In Your IRA

3 Ways To Own Real Estate In Your IRA

May 11, 2012

Are you tired of treading water in the stock market? Looking to “opt out” of market volatility as much as possible? Many smart investors are looking for insulation by upping their allocation to asset classes that have little or no correlation to the equity market.

Continue reading at The Smarter Investor »

Welcome To The New Site

Hello, and welcome to the new site. As the first major update in nearly 5 years, this site is definitely a work in progress, but already contains new functionality and features users should find very helpful in their search for the right property. A few of those features include; an MLS link to featured properties, MLS search, and a client login link to MyAgentOnline, a custom client website to assist in the search for your new property. MyAgentOnLine is a unique tool in that it allows users to save their search criteria and results, while also ignoring homes they have no interest in following. MyAgentOnline updates every 2 hours directly from MLS, and automatically emails the user new properties that match their search criteria, price changes, status changes, etc. Any feedback on the new site is appreciated, and as always, please feel free to contact me anytime for any of your real estate needs.

Man Leete, Broker

Man Leete

Golden Realty
& Management

8354 Six Forks Road Suite 201
Raleigh, NC 27615
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