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The weekly show teaching you the ins and outs of buying or selling a home in the Triangle of NC with A Cole Realty

The Savvy Realtor with Angie Cole Angie Cole of A Cole Realty

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The weekly show teaching you the ins and outs of buying or selling a home in the Triangle of NC with A Cole Realty

    Mailbag: How Can I Make My House Stand Out?

    Mailbag: How Can I Make My House Stand Out?

    As you go to sell a house, you want to make sure your house is going to catch the attention of buyers! Dale in Raleigh wants to know how to make his house stand out from others that are similar and also for sale in his neighborhood. Angie suggests how to price, stage, market, and prepare your home for the best-case scenario when you sell.
     
    Here’s some of what we discuss in this episode:
    Mailbag: How do I make my house unique?
    Mailbag: What’s it like to invest in real estate?
    Mailbag: How do I know how much home I can afford?
    Mailbag: How will our renovations impact the resale value of our home?
     
    Check out our listings: https://www.acolerealty.com/
     

    • 8 min
    Avoiding Buyer’s Remorse

    Avoiding Buyer’s Remorse

    Buying a home is one of the most significant investments you'll ever make, and it comes with its fair share of excitement and anxiety. The thrill of finding your dream home can sometimes overshadow the practical considerations that ensure you're making the right choice. But what happens when the dust settles and buyer's remorse creeps in?
     
    Here’s some of what we discuss in this episode:
    Three out of four homebuyers have at least one regret about home they purchased.
    Some homes require too much maintenance.
    Home size wasn’t right.
    Wrong location causes regret.
    Home environment considerations shouldn’t be overlooked.
     
    Check out our listings: https://www.acolerealty.com/

    • 9 min
    Mailbag: How Do I Increase the Marketability of My Home?

    Mailbag: How Do I Increase the Marketability of My Home?

    If you are getting ready to buy or sell a home, there are a lot of things to think about! Angie answers a few questions from the mailbag as people start to prepare for the process. Bart asks how to make his home more marketable for buyers. How it looks online makes a big difference as that’s the first impression homebuyers get!
     
    Here’s some of what we discuss in this episode:
    Mailbag: How can I increase the marketability of my home?
    Is the marketability process the same for online vs. in-person showings?
    Mailbag: What are the important questions I should ask potential realtors?
     
    Check out our listings: https://www.acolerealty.com/

    • 8 min
    Talking about the National Association of Realtors Settlement

    Talking about the National Association of Realtors Settlement

    With the headlines abuzz about the settlement of real estate commissions, we talk about what the impact will be in the future. Angie outlines what the lawsuit was about and what this means for realtors, buyers, and sellers moving forward. This is a change in how things are practiced, which causes a shift, but not a reason to panic.
     
    Here’s some of what we discuss in this episode:
    What happens with the NAR settlement?
    Why does the reporting differ from some of the reality?
    What changes for buyers?
     
    Check out our listings: https://www.acolerealty.com/
     
     
     

    • 10 min
    Looking for Luxury Homes in the Triangle

    Looking for Luxury Homes in the Triangle

    As we near spring, Angie and the rest of the team at A Cole Realty are seeing a busy year. More buyers and sellers are ready to make a move and the potential for interest rates lowering down the line has people excited. They’ve even seen some multiple-offer situations! If you’re in the buying market, be prepared for a low inventory with more buyers in the market, which makes it competitive.
    After the market update, Angie answers two questions from the mailbag. Ben recently relocated and is looking for where to buy a home and yard big enough for his family, including five kids! Then, Terry asks what the price range is for a luxury buyer and how that process might look.
     
    Here’s some of what we discuss in this episode:
    Angie and her team are at 100 pending contracts for the year 2024 already! 
    Mailbag: Where can I get a large home and yard in my price range?
    Mailbag: What price range is a luxury home buyer in?
     
    Check out our listings: https://www.acolerealty.com/
     
     

    • 9 min
    Mailbag: Where Should I Invest in a Rental Property?

    Mailbag: Where Should I Invest in a Rental Property?

    Some of Angie’s clients are looking for an investment property. Daniel sends in a question to the mailbag to learn what areas are best for long-term value appreciation. Angie talks through this and three other questions from the mailbag in today’s show.
    For instance, did you know there’s an exciting new development coming in Chatham county called Asteria? A Storyliving by Disney community is in the works! Whether you are looking for a good spot to land in Pittsboro, gearing up for closing costs or looking to get creative to find a home with an office, Angie and her team can help!
     
    Here’s some of what we discuss in this episode:
    Mailbag: Where are the best areas to invest in a rental property?
    Mailbag: What kind of closing costs should I expect?
    Mailbag: Can you help me find a house with a home office?
    Mailbag: Are there any upcoming developments in Chatham county that could affect home values?
     
    Check out our listings: https://www.acolerealty.com/

    • 12 min

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