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Monthly Archives: March, 2011

Garner lands new $12 million investment, jobs

For those of you that may not know, I live in Garner. Today’s announcement that Strategic Behavioral Health  of Memphis, TN will build a new residential behavioral center in Garner is exciting news! Their total investment is slated to be over $12,000,000 and more than 250 new jobs. Garner, NC is just a few miles from downtown Raleigh and continues to grow in spite of current economic conditions TheRead more about Garner lands new $12 million investment, jobs

Raleigh adds jobs in 2010

According to an article from the Triangle Business Journal, Raleigh added 8,000 jobs over the past year. The Raleigh area added 8,000 jobs during the past year, good enough to place the larger of the two Triangle metros among the top 25 nationally in jobs created. Read more: Raleigh area gains 8,000 jobs, 24th best among 372 U.S. metros | Triangle Business Journal

I’m quoted in the News & Observer

Local reporter David Bracken wrote a story recently about homes that have been on the market for extended periods. A lot more homes than you might think are staying on the market for over 1 year and in some cases, well over two. Every birthday house has its own story, but there are a few common themes. Many are luxury homes with price tags and room counts that lookedRead more about I’m quoted in the News & Observer

Property showings decline

When real estate agents make an appointment to show a home listed by any real estate company in the Raleigh area, they typically call Centralized Showing Service (CSS). CSS schedules showings for listed properties by all the local real estate companies. The following graphs illustrate showing activity within TMLS Triangle Multiple Listing Service) as reported by CSS. This graph includes showings for homes scheduled through February, 2011. Total property showings forRead more about Property showings decline

Raleigh’s GlenLake South subdivision sold

GlenLake South is just west of Raleigh in the hills overlooking Crabtree Valley.  The neighborhood was initially designed with a mix of cottage homes, manor homes, villas, and townhomes boasting early 20th century architectural styled homes with lots of stone, brick, and cedar shake accents. Home prices were set from $700k to over  a million, but that’s about to change. Ashton Woods Homes has purchased the remaining lots from SouthTrust bank forRead more about Raleigh’s GlenLake South subdivision sold