Allan Feinstein's Blog Posts

Feb 17 2018 29190 1

Depending on where you live, the end of winter means different things. Maybe it’s the anticipation of an explosion of colorful wildflowers, or maybe it’s just a break from all the heavy, wet

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Improving Your Odds Of Getting A Mortgage Youll Love

Oh, sweet mortgage! You’re just a few mental jumps away from applying for a loan that’ll get you out of the apartment life forever and into a home of your own. Before you darken a lender’s

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US Housing Inventory Crunch Continues List Your House Today

Every winter, families across the country decide if this will be the year that they sell their current houses and move into their dream homes.Mortgage rates hovered around 4% for all of 2017 which

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North Carolina Regulators Approve Atlantic Coast PipelineJan

State regulators in North Carolina have given the Atlantic Coast Pipeline permission to move forward in eight of its counties. The approval, issued Friday by the N.C. Department of

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Analyst These 5 Cities Have A Real Shot At Amazon Including Raleigh

With different rankings getting out spots, for example, Boston and Washington, D.C., as early top choices, no less than one Wall Street innovation expert thinks Raleigh really has a superior

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TMLS Market Update For December 2017 Durham Johnston Orange And Wake RaleighGreatHomescom

TMLS Market update for December 2017 Durham, Johnston, Orange, and Wake RaleighGreatHomes

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New Partnership Puts Cary Recipe Platform Startup Myxx Online

CARY – Recipe startup Myxx has expanded its shoppable recipe platform to Kroger’s ClickList.com online portal in 1,300 stores across 17 states. Kroger is the second-largest U.S. grocery company

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Why Work Here 7 Startups Pitch Themselves As Employers At Big Top Reverse Job Fair

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK – Seven startups from the Research Triangle pitched working for their companies to a large room full of job seekers at the Big Top reverse job fair event held at the

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New Luxury Condos Planned For Downtown Durham

A local developer has revealed plans for a new luxury condominium project in downtown Durham’s Brightleaf Square District. East West Partners, with offices in Chapel Hill, has submitted plans

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Pharmaceutical Packaging Spurs Cornings Growth In Durham Carboro

Corning Inc. (NYSE:GLW) plans to create 428 jobs over three years in North Carolina, with a new distribution facility in Edgecombe County and an expansion of manufacturing operations in Durham,

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Airline Start Up Pushing For NonStop From RDU

An airline startup is, once again, pushing for a new nonstop service out of Raleigh-Durham International Airport. A press release from New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s Office states that business

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Why Getting PreApproved Should Be Your First Step

In many markets across the country, the number of buyers searching for their dream homes greatly outnumbers the number of homes for sale. This has led to a competitive marketplace where buyers often

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JoCo Firm To Hire 80 Invest 78M To Expand Manufacturing Line

JoCo firm to hire 80, invest $7.8M to expand manufacturing line Johnston County has worked up an incentives package to entice a gas station supplier to create jobs. OPW, which designs and

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Triangle Homes Selling At Historically Rapid Rate

Home sales in the Triangle’s 16-county region were up nearly 4 percent in October, and the median sales price is 8 percent above the same time period last year. Meanwhile, the average number of

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Housing Starts Up Sharply Near PostRecession High In October

Housing Starts Up Sharply, Near Post-Recession High in OctoberNationwide housing starts rose 13.7 percent in October to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.29 million units after a slight upward

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How To Save On A Mortgage Payment Whether Buying Or Selling

In Trulia’s recent report, Rent vs. Buy: Roommate Edition, they examined the impact that renting with a roommate has in determining whether it is more expensive to rent or buy. The study:

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Oct 17 2017 29190 1

Thinking of Selling your Home? Competition is ComingThe number of building permits issued for single-family homes is the best indicator of how many newly built homes will rise over the next few

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100 Jobs Coming To Cary As Firm From Sweden Expands

Swedish research and manufacturing company Höganäs – which has 65 offices and 1,800 employees globally – has opened its new office and laboratory in Cary, where it expects to add 100 new

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Tips To Increase The Value Of Your Property

The goal of any property investment is to increase the value; you want it to be worth more than when you bought it. There are low-cost ways to add value and there are more expensive and in-depth

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North Carolina Ranks No 5 Among States For Business Climate Corp Execs Say

When it comes to identifying the nation's best climate for business, corporate executives say Texas ranks first among states nationwide, according to a report released Monday by Development

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Holy Toledo Officials Execs Talk NCs Chances Of Landing Amazon HQ2

As Amazon unveiled plans to seek out the location for a second North American headquarters, economic developers started salivating Thursday, including those in North Carolina. That’s because of

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How Ikea Could Change Carys Development Landscape

Every Tuesday, middleman supplier Steve Hong sends a driver with a box truck from Raleigh to the closest Ikea store, the one in Charlotte, and fills it with flat boxes stuffed with orders for

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Home Inspectors Are Held To Higher Standards

A California appellate court ruling contains both good news and bad news for home inspectors. The good news is that, in the eyes of the court, home inspectors are in the same category as doctors,

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Proposed Cary IKEA Needs Approval But Tries To Woo Residents

Cary resident Kris Loomis attended the open house to ask questions. She's been following the news since the announcement. She said she has mixed feeling about the project right now. "I'm on the.

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BATHROOM TRENDS FOR 2017

Staying on top of the latest trends in home decor isn’t for everyone, but even for traditionalists, it can be fun to incorporate some new ideas. Here are five bathroom decor trends that are

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TMLS Market Update For 2nd Quarter 2017 Durham Johnston Orange And Wake

Watch this video to find out the trends in the local real estate market for Durham, Johnston, Orange, and Wake counties.Allan Feinstein RaleighGreatHomes

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North Hills Debuts Triangles Newest Highend Apartment Community

Competition among the Triangle’s luxury apartment market has heated up with the opening of the first phase of units at North Hill’s new 16-story Park Central mixed-use building. Park Central’s

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Jun 23 2017 29190 1

Watch this video to find out the trends in the local real estate market for Durham, Johnston, Orange, and Wake counties. Click on the image below to access the.

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How To Sell Your Home In 2017

It's 2017. Now what? Yes, the new year is typically a time for hope and renewal and for those who are looking to sell - and simultaneously buy - a home, it can represent a fresh start. But this,

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WHAT AFFECTS PROPERTY VALUES

Some the features that increase property values are obvious like a remodeled bathroom, a modern kitchen, or a sought-after neighborhood. But here are a few features and circumstances you have not

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Downtown Cary Food Flea June 11

"Fine Art, Vintage Finds, Fantastic Foods" With over 60 vendors, we bring a unique, local shopping experience to our community.This month we are featuring ALL ABOUT DADS & GRADS. Shop antiques,

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Homebuyers Advice Are You Really Ready To Buy A Home

Homebuyers' Advice: Are You Really Ready to Buy a Home? You've done the math. With the down payment you've saved, you can safely buy a home for less money than you could ever have as a renter.

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Buyer Getting A 1 Percent Down Mortgage Your Questions Answered

One of the biggest obstacles for both first-time and experienced homebuyers is the down payment. If you work in real estate, you’re sure to understand the frustration. Now, Quicken Loans may have

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TMLS Market Update For April 2017 Durham Johnston Orange And Wake

Market trends for the greater Raleigh real estate market Allan Feinstein, RaleighGreatHomes.com powered by EXP

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IKEA Submitting Plans To Build New 359000squarefoot Store In Cary It Could Open By 2020

 After months of rumors, home furnishing retailer IKEA announced on Thursday its plan to open a location in Cary.The proposed 15-acre site would be located near Interstate 40 and Cary Towne

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Easy Decluttering Tips To Give You Your Life Back

Clutter doesn't just make your space feel cramped and crowded and chaotic. It can also have a negative effect on your mental state and make you less productive. A cluttered space has been shown to

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Wegmans Moving Forward In Cary

A long-awaited project that could bring office, retail, restaurants, hotels, multifamily housing and a Wegmans grocery store to one of the largest remaining pieces of vacant land in Cary is moving

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Now Is The Time To Buy Stop Waiting

Call Allan Feinstein and his group and lets get going on home tours to purchase and!

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Cary Real Estate Statistics

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Parkside Finds Replacement Tenant For Field Stream Store In Cary

It had come as a surprise to most customers and retailers in the Triangle last fall when the relatively new Field & Stream sporting goods store at the Parkside Town Commons retail center in

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How An Agent Can Help Alleviate Stress

Purchasing a home can be a stressful experience, whether you're a first-time buyer or you've been through the process before. But that's one of the reasons that working with a real estate

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Thinking About Buying Soon Make Sure Your Credit Is In Order

There's no more important time to work on your credit score than when you're about to apply for a mortgage. Improving your credit can save you a ton of money-we're talking about thousands of dollars

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5 Tips For First Time Buyers

No matter how much time you spend on researching and educating yourself about your home purchase, it's hard to cover every detail. Here are a few tips for avoiding rookie mistakes with your first

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Sprouts Farmers Markets First NC Store

Don’t let the name fool you.Sprouts Farmers Market, the new grocery store set to open its first North Carolina store Wednesday at a new north Raleigh shopping center, is much more than just the

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Fortune Magazines 100 Best Companies

Two longtime winners of Fortune magazine’s 100 Best Companies list have once again landed among the top 15.Both are based in the Triangle and were the only North Carolina companies to make

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ExistingHome Sales Begin 2017 With A Bang

Existing-home sales began 2017 with a bang, growing 3.3 percent and hitting a 10-year high in January, according to the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR). With the exception of the,

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Triangle Suburb Is Ranked Among Americas Top 10 Suburban Hotspots

A Triangle suburb is ranked among “America’s Top 10 Suburban Hotspots” by Realtor.com.The report looked at ZIP codes of suburban areas outside the nation’s 50 largest metros. Rankings were

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Still Time To Buy Your Raffle Ticket For The Cary Chamber Auto Auction

Still time to buy your raffle ticket for the Cary Chamber Auto Auction February 22nd Prestonwood Country Club tickets are $100 each and your odds of winning is aprox less than 1 in 300http://web

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Loan Documents Reveal Ikea Wants 15 Acres At Cary Towne Center

Documents attached to a new loan agreement between the owner of Cary Towne Center mall and its lender are shedding light on a pending deal that’s been rumored for months between it and

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130000 6400 English Oak Drive Raleigh NC

Cute Home, Close to everything, and in a very desirable area of North Raleigh! This home is great as a starter home or for someone looking to downsize. With shopping close by and the East Fork Mine

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Publix Sets Opening Date For New Store In Apex Feb 8

The Publix market basic need chain has declared that it will open its first store in Apex – its fourth store in the Triangle district – on Feb. 8 at 7 a.m. Publix will be the anchor occupant in

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Selfmade Millionaire Not Buying A Home Is The Single Biggest Millennial Mistake

While opponents of homeownership claim it's "the American nightmare," self-made millionaire David Bach is doubling down on his faith in real estate.He thinks that not prioritizing homeownership is

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100 Rose Petal Court Zebulon NC 27591

Pre-Construction, The Julie 1642sqft 3 bedroom 2 bath one story Craftsman style Ranch, Downstairs Master bedroom, with custom tiles master shower. Open Floor plan, Covered front porch and large rear

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Apex Another NC Safest Place To Live

This Raleigh suburb gives you small town safety in relatively close proximity to the states capitol. As a bustling suburb it's a great place to raise young children or even start a family. Violent

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Holly Springs One Of NC Safer Places To Live

Holly Springs is not only a safe city but has been named one of the most affordable places to live in North Carolina. Perfect for young families, this community outside of Raleigh gives you a small

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North Carolina Top10 Fastes Growing States

North Carolina was the sixth fastest-growing state in the U.S. in terms of numeric growth from 2015 to 2016, the U.S. Census Bureau reported recently.The Tar Heel State added 111,602 people over the

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Dec 28 2016 29190 1

1,190,500 / 5br - 7597ft2 - This beautiful, family friendly, luxury estate is full of extraordinary... 5 Beds (Cary) 5BR / 5Ba 7597ft2 available now house

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400 Citrix Jobs Being Added To Raleigh NC

Citrix, a Florida-based programming goliath that touched base in Raleigh with the 2011 obtaining of ShareFile, is extending in Raleigh. The organization affirmed Thursday that it arrangements to add

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