Sunday, February 28, 2010

How Much Will You Recoup on That Remodel Project? Cost vs. Value Report 2009-2010

Are you thinking of doing some updates on your home in Wake Forest NC?  Ever wonder what you'll recoup on a kitchen remodel?  A basement remodel?

The latest Cost vs. Value Report 2009-2010 is now available and there are some surprising numbers on the list. Among the top items that will get you the most return are:
  • Attic Bedroom - 90% cost recouped
  • Back-up Generator - 59.9% recouped
  • Basement Remodel - 84.4% recouped
  • Roof Replacement - 71.8% recouped
Most other improvements made to homes were down in Cost vs. Value compared with last year.  A few to note are:
  • Sunroom Addition 
  • Bathroom Remodel
  • Deck Addition
  • Kitchen Remodel
  • Home Office Remodel
If you are thinking about performing a few jobs around your house to increase your resale value in Wake Forest NC you might want to take a look at the 2009-2010 Cost vs. Value Report.

Wake Forest NC Kitchen RemodelIf you are interested in placing your home for sale in Wake Forest NC I would be happy to review the report with you and how the improvements you may have made you your home have been impacted.  Remember, a professional Realtor® will prepare a detailed Market Analysis for you which will include updates and upgrades that you have done before listing your home!

Feel free to check out my website at for some great tools in helping you to prepare your home for sale in Wake Forest NC!

Wednesday, February 24, 2010

6012 Bramblewood Drive, Raleigh NC is UNDER CONTRACT!

6012 Bramblewood Drive is UNDER CONTRACT!  In less than 23 days this gorgeous home that priced just perfectly went under contract and will be closing soon!  If you missed out on this great opportunity don't worry!  There are other fantastic homes for sale in Raleigh NC and I can help you find them!

Please be sure to visit my website, Wake Forest House Chick, for all the latest homes for sale in Wake Forest NC and Raleigh NC as well as the surrounding areas!  You can also fill out a Home Profile that will notify you of homes for sale as soon as they come on the market. 

Whether you are buying or selling real estate I can help!


Wednesday, February 17, 2010

Don't Miss the 5th Annual Renaissance Ball in Wake Forest NC

The 5th Annual Renaissance Ball will be held Saturday, February 20th at 7:00pm in the Event Gallery at Crossroads Entertainment. This extravaganza is a Mardi Gras-themed formal black tie affair where ladies are encouraged to wear evening gowns and gentleman are encouraged to wear tuxedos and everyone is encouraged to wear their most creative masquerade mask! This event has been wildly successful in the past and it is "the" social event of the year!

This year's entertainment will be the Coastline. Tickets are available for purchase at $55 per person with proceeds benefiting Wake Forest Boys & Girls Club. Hors d'oeuvres, adult beverages. rich desserts and King Cakes will be available. Black tie is optional but masks are preferred!

Tickets can be purchased in advance at by contacting Maggie O'Neill at or (919) 570-1372.

Sunday, February 7, 2010

Looking For Some Fun Things To Do in Wake Forest NC? Don't Miss This Weeks Calendar!

Wake Forest NC has some amazing events this week with a little bit of something for EVERYONE!  Be sure to check out:
  • Margaritas and Mambo
  • Art After Hours
  • All You Can Eat Pancake and Sausage Breakfast
  • Valentine's Day Dance
and so much more!  You can check out the full calendar of events for Wake Forest NC at Wake Forest NC - Small Town with Big Outlook!

Wednesday, February 3, 2010

Fantastic Traditional Home in Established North Raleigh Neighborhood!

Gorgeous traditional is located in Kingsmill Village in Raleigh NC - fabulous established neighborhood conventient to shopping, dining and all major traffic artieries.

Of all the homes for sale in Raleigh NC this is one you just can't miss! First floor has formal living room and dining room, family room with fireplace and screened in porch overlooking fenced back yard! Family room and screened in porch are wire with Dual Zone Surround Sound. Kitchen has solid surface counter tops, stainless steel appliances, plenty of cabinets and ample pantry. Crown moulding is throughout the entire first floor of this home and architectural columns adorn the formal dining room adding flair.

Master bedroom on second floor is HUGE with two walk in closets and a gorgeous master bath with dual vanities, soaker tub and oversized separate shower. All bedrooms are generous with large closets and the bonus room has builtins.

Storage abounds in this home with floored attic space, overhead platform storage in garage, walk in closets in two of the bedrooms and so much more!

Come see all that 6012 Bramblewood Drive has to offer - it is an amazing home at an incredible price!

If you are searching for homes for sale in Wake Forest NC or other areas of the Triangle feel free to visit my website, You can also give me a call at 919.649.6128 or simply send me an email - I would be delighted to help you in your search!

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