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Monthly Archives: February, 2011

The Residences at Cameron Village: Update

Formal approval has been given to Crescent Resources for The Residences at Cameron Village, a new mixed-use development. The Raleigh City Council vote was unanimous. Click to enlarge The final, approved plan boasts a maximum of 295 residences, a maximum of 23,823 square feet of commercial space, and a 450-space parking deck located at the northeast corner of Oberlin Road and Clark Avenue. This is great news from CameronRead more about The Residences at Cameron Village: Update

Coolest site to use for your home search

HotPads.com is awesome! It’s a map-based real estate search tool showing homes for sale and for rent. It’s pretty sleek, moves fast and even suggests similar homes to ones you like. I have never been a fan of Realtor.com or Homes.com. Those site are more about selling advertisements to real estate agents than anything else. It has gotten so bad with Realtor.com that I hate visiting the site becauseRead more about Coolest site to use for your home search

Economic news: Jobs, unemployment and Raleigh Real Estate

“Remember that any forecast of future interest rates, including the market’s forecast as reflected in the shape of the yield curve, is often wrong, but an idea of where interest rates are headed is better than making a blind decision.” How Interest Rates Affect The Housing Market. Housing recovery will be tied to jobs. There are 2 types of people that buy homes in  Raleigh: Buyer’s seeking a placeRead more about Economic news: Jobs, unemployment and Raleigh Real Estate

New apartments approved by Raleigh in Cameron Village location

The city of Raleigh granted preliminary site plan approval for The Residences at Cameron Village to be located on the northeast corner of the intersection of Oberlin Road and Clark Avenue. There would be 282 apartments and roughly 16,000 square feet of retail space. Plans also include a 450-space parking deck. I’m kind of slow out of the gate on this one. It’s been so long since I’ve gotten to write about newRead more about New apartments approved by Raleigh in Cameron Village location