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Top Home Inspection Issues Revealed

No home is perfect. About 86% of home inspections will find something that needs to be fixed, according to a study on home inspections from Porch.com, a home improvement website.

Valentine's Day 2021: Nine great ideas for virtual dates

  This week on Love Syncs: Yep, Valentine's Day is virtual too. Here are some ideas if you've got to keep your romance socially distanced.   Love during a pandemic is challenging. Last year for Valentine's Day, you and your date might have cozied up in a corner...

Garage Space, Disinfection Top Consumer Changes in Their Homes

“Disinfecting things more” remained at the top of the list of changes consumers said they’ve made during the pandemic. And they’re committed to keeping their homes clean. Eighty percent of respondents

18 Daly Court Durham- JUST LISTED

Amazing End-unit townhome is close to all the amenities Durham has to offer; Duke, downtown, shopping and restaurants.

Here’s how to see who’s tracking you across the Web right now

      Your anxiety over your privacy online can now come with a running score.   An update to Mozilla Firefox shipped last week augments the tracking protection enabled earlier in that web browser by adding a report card that tallies all of the tracking attempts blocked...

What to do after an Open House

I thought this would be useful to those out there that are thinking of buying a new home and going to open houses. 

What Exactly Do Closing Costs Cover?

    A home costs more than just the sale price. For example, closing costs—which make up about 2% to 5% of the home’s purchase price—are a major added expense. Michael Hyman, a research data specialist at the National Association of REALTORS®, shares the charges...

Tech Tip: How to securely send email and texts

  We send messages all day long, and every time we hit “send,” we roll the dice. Hackers don’t have to break into your phone to steal your data; they can intercept messages or break into other people’s devices. Once they have your email or text, there’s only one...

Durham Travel Guide

    Home of Duke University and one of the three hub cities of Research Triangle Park, Durham is known as both the "City of Medicine" and the "Bull City" and is located halfway between the Great Smoky Mountains and the beaches of the Atlantic. The “City...

Chapel Hill Real Estate

    Located in Orange County, Chapel Hill is the home of the University of North Carolina-the nation’s first public university-and UNC Health Care. It is a principal town of a large metropolitan area but retains a relatively small town feel rich in history, traditions and unique...

Hillsborough Real Estate

      Founded in 1754, Hillsborough is rich in history and old southern charm.  The town of Hillsborough sits along the Eno River and is the county seat for Orange County.  Although its population was just around 6,100 in 2010, major residential development is on the...

Rougement Real Estate

      With a population of just around 1,000, Rougemont sits in the northern part of Durham County. Sparsely populated, this area gravitates towards those who want a rural feel for their home and still a relatively short drive to work.  The average work commute is a little...

Mebane Real Estate

      Situated along the I-85 Corridor, Mebane is between Hillsborough and Burlington.  While it sits in Alamance County, you are just minutes away from Durham thanks to the interstate. Home to the Tanger Outlet Mall makes this area a shopper’s paradise. With...

Raleigh Real Estate

        Raleigh is the capital of North Carolina and is often referred to as the City of Oaks because of the many oak trees lining the streets in downtown. This Southern city boasts top-tier technology, education and life science institutions.  It is home...

Morrisville Real Estate

      Set at the site of an 1865 Civil War Skirmish, Morrisville was originally named after Jeremiah Morris who donated land to the North Carolina Railroad for a depot, water tower and other buildings. The town grew as a result of the rail line and continues to grow in population...

Cary Real Estate

      Located between Raleigh and Research Triangle Park, Cary is a thriving community in the heart of the Triangle. Home to software company SAS Institute, it is known as the Technology Town of North Carolina. With its tree lined streets & well-groomed subdivisions and...

Apex Real Estate

        The town of Apex was incorporated in 1873 and named for its location at the highest point along a 30 mile section of the Chatham Railroad, which runs from Richmond, Virginia to Jacksonville, Florida.  Apex remained a sleepy little town into the early 1960s...

Holly Springs Real Estate

      Holly Springs is located 30 minutes from downtown Raleigh and began as a crossroads near fresh water springs with numerous holly trees. Gaining popularity, Holly Springs has earned the title of “Fastest Growing Town” in North Carolina. Visitors and residents...

Wake Forest Real Estate

      Just north of Raleigh, the town of Wake Forest was the original home of Wake Forest University for 122 years before it moved to Winston Salem in 1956. This quickly growing town offers a small town community feel while still being in close proximity to the larger metropolitan...

Pittsboro Real Estate

      There is a lot of exciting development  underway in this choice Chatham County community. Chatham Park is at the forefront of a master-plan to centralize many living choices within walking distance to shops, office space, dining and entertainment. There are so many...

Orange County Real Estate

      The approximate 150,000 residents of Orange County are considered to be very fortunate to live in one of the very best places in North Carolina. Most of them own their own home and enjoy a suburban lifestyle. Chapel Hill is home to the main campus for the University of North...

Wake County Real Estate

      Wake County is the largest county in the Triangle. With the rapid growth of Raleigh and Cary, it has been one of the fastest growing counties in the country. Not only is Raleigh the county seat, but it is also home to our state capital, North Carolina State University, and...

Durham County Real Estate

      Durham County is well recognized as one of the best places to live, work and retire in the entire country. With an unusual diversity of residents, the county has a blend of urban and rural living. Home to Duke University, North Carolina Central University, and Research...

Amy Pomerantz

  Amy Pomerantz M: 919-283-4257   "Experience Counts!" "AS A TOP PRODUCER and consistent multimillion dollar producer, I have set a goal for myself; Always give the best service to buyers, sellers and to the community. Keller Williams Realty has 'cutting...

Robin Scontsas

      Robin Scontsas M: 919-219-9001     "Experience Counts!"   With an accomplished professional background as a health care recruiter, as well as 30 years of experience as a real estate broker, Robin Scontsas is an seasoned buyer...

Sherry Hicks

      Sherry Hicks M: 919-819-8509     "Experience Counts!" Sherry is a seasoned professional from the world of business process outsourcing. There she served as a Senior Leader for a major international company. Her background in building...

Buy a Home in the Raleigh – Durham – Chapel Hill Area

  Experience Counts! Our team of local experts is ready to guide you through the home-buying process. We are committed to fast, professional, and courteous service to help you understand and feel at ease throughout the home buying process. Our trained and licensed agents specialize in the...

Finance Your Triangle Area Dream Home

  Imagine buying your dream home. Connect with a lender to help you make it happen. Our team of local financing experts are ready to guide you through the home buying process. We are committed to fast, professional, courteous, and personal service to help you understand and feel at ease throughout...

Sell Your Home in the Triangle

  Experience Counts! The Amy Pomerantz Group is a team of local real estate experts ready to reveal the secrets of how we can help you sell your home. From setting the price to creating marketing campaigns for traditional media and Web, we’ve got a proven plan that will match your home...