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17 Facts about Moving [INFOGRAPHIC]

October 4, 2013 8:51 am

Today's infographic comes from the team at Allied Van Lines.  - The KCM Crew Are you getting ready to move? Whether you’re moving across town or across the country, moving for a new opportunity or just wanting to upgrade from your current home, moving can seem like a daunting task. Why not make it fun and learn some useful and informative moving facts to help streamline your move. Do you know the best and worst days to move? What about the least popular month to move in? Discover this and more with Allied Van Lines. Allied-Van-Lines---17-Facts-About-Moving-With-Allied-shortened

Quick Sales Challenging for Seniors

October 3, 2013 8:42 am

Today we are honored to have Nikki Buckelew, the Founder and CEO of the Seniors Real Estate Institute, as our guest blogger.  Nikki is considered a leading authority on seniors real estate and housing. - The KCM Crew Sold in 3 days! We must admit, this is music to a real estate agents ears. Unfortunately, however, this can present some [...]

NAR's Update Re: Government Shutdown

October 2, 2013 2:42 pm

For all those concerned, here is NAR's information on how the government shutdown may impact real estate: http://www.realtor.org/articles/government-shutdown-updates Hope this helps. The KCM Crew

5 Reasons to Hire a Real Estate Professional

October 2, 2013 8:42 am

5 ReasonsThe real estate market is a place where most people will make their largest investment ever. It is a place where fortunes can be, and often are, made.  It is not a place, however, for you to “wing it”.

While the myriad TV shows about real estate make the process look so simple – it’s not really that simple… they make it seem like all you need to do is slap a for sale by owner sign in the yard, have one open house with fresh flowers and fresh baked cookies and bam! SOLD! in one day.  Well I can tell you that in New Hanover County, North Carolina it takes an average of 121 days to sell a home. An average means that some houses take much longer to sell and some much less than 121 days to sell. You need a professional, full time, well educated, ethical and trustworthy REALTOR to represent you whether buying or selling real estate.

Price Increases Vary Region by Region

October 1, 2013 8:39 am

Regional Prices