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The Raleigh metropolitan area again ranks among the nation's best in terms of its housing prices, according to new federal data. The Office of Federal Enterprise Housing Oversight says the Raleigh area's home prices rose by 3.74 percent from the third quarter of 2007 to the third quarter of 2008....
There are many answers to that question, but today I want to focus on commitment to the real estate industry and continuous exposure to the best educational programs in our business. I attended last week's National Association of REALTORS® Convention in Orlando, Florida. Why? Because last Decembe...
Please extend a warm Cary welcome to our newest agent, Michael Chartier. Michael owned a business in Pennsylvania for 20+ years, and since then has been practicing real estate with Coldwell Banker in Florida. Michael passed his NCREC state exam this past week and is now ready to develop a real es...
Stuart Deibel of York Simpson Underwood Realty has successfully completed the REALTOR e-PRO course to become one of a select few real estate professionals to earn the prestigious certification offered through the National Association of REALTORS.®   The REALTOR e-PROÒ certification course is an e...
YSU's Speck Underwood will become the 7th York Companies' REALTOR®* to be inducted into the Raleigh Regional Association of REALTORS® Hall of Fame on Thursday, December 4th, at 4pm. The ceremony will be held at 111 REALTOR® Way in Cary.
The Milken Institute/Greenstreet Real Estate Partners annual survey of metro areas and their ability to attract and sustain jobs ranked the Raleigh-Cary MSA #2 among large metropolitan areas in 2007. And, despite some slowing, job growth in the Raleigh-Cary MSA moved to #1 in the nation (with a i...
Say Hello to Caro Slingluff The Cameron Village office is pleased to welcome Caro Slingluff to York Simpson Underwood. Originally from the Georgetown area of Washington, DC, Caro obtained her college education from Virginia Tech. From there, she visited Raleigh and fell in love with the Triangle ...
Real estate appraiser Stacey Anfindsen spoke at the "Real Estate Trends" gathering at RRAR® earlier this month. Among his (positive and negative) points: 98.83% of all outstanding mortgages are rated as current NC continues to benefit from high inbound migration, primarily from rust-belt states T...
Susan Ciccarelli, a REALTOR® with York Simpson Underwood Realty's Cary office, recently earned the e-PRO certification, and is now certified as an Internet professional. As more and more consumers turn to the Internet to buy or sell homes, the e-PRO course trains real estate professionals to use ...
Frank DeRonja, Jr., a Broker Associate in our North Hills office at York Simpson Underwood, joined Scott Custer, chairman and CEO of RBC Bank, and WRAL's David Crabtree, to discuss the Wall Street meltdown and the state of the banking and real estate industries.Watch it now.    

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