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Monthly Archives: June 2021

    Exterior Design Trends for 2021

    By Lisa Shackleford | June 29, 2021

    Many homeowners take time during the summer to freshen up the exterior of their homes to both enhance the curb appeal and create an attractive outdoor space for entertaining. With updating an exterior, the challenge is finding a contemporary look that will also be sustainable for several years to come without looking dated. Maintaining a... Read More

    Why You Should Hire a Realtor in This Crazy Market

    By Admin | June 28, 2021

    If this housing market seems intimidating right now, you’re not the only one. That’s why hiring a realtor with a team of experienced real estate professionals behind them is important during this unprecedented housing market right now. Learn how The Jim Allen Group can help you secure your real estate goals during this housing market... Read More

    Guide to Fourth of July Events in the Triangle 2021

    By Lisa Shackleford | June 25, 2021

    The 4th of July holiday this year will start to be more normal than it was last year, as restrictions have been lifted and more people are vaccinated. Here is the run-down of the currently scheduled Independence Day celebrations throughout the Triangle.  Apex The town of Apex is hosting a Drive Through Red, White &... Read More

    Town Highlight: Hillsborough

    By Lisa Shackleford | June 24, 2021

    The town of Hillsborough, located in Orange County, is a great place to live, especially for residents who work in Chapel Hill or Durham and like the charm of a small town that also has plenty of things to do. Nestled in between the Triangle and the Piedmont Triad, Hillsborough has breathtaking scenery and small-town... Read More

    How to Stay Competitive in This Hot Housing Market

    By Admin | June 22, 2021

    With an unprecedented housing market in the Triangle, it’s imperative to have an experienced real estate agent to help you navigate buying or selling a home to make sure you get the most for your dollar. Watch The Jim Allen Group Realtor® Kristina Mutio talk with Joanna Heims from CBS17’s My Carolina about how to... Read More

    Community Spotlight: Jackson Manor

    By Lisa Shackleford | June 17, 2021

    Jackson Manor is a 67 homesite community of custom-built single-family homes, nestled in the pristine town of Wake Forest. This community boasts gorgeous, large homesites, ranging from 0.5-1.32 acres, amongst scenic rolling hills with amazing views. Thanks to careful planning, many of the homesites back to open space or woods for privacy and unobstructed views... Read More

    Town Highlight: Wendell

    By Lisa Shackleford | June 16, 2021

    Wendell is located east of Raleigh and is a small town of just under 7,500 people. This community is growing with the rest of the Triangle, however, it maintains its small-town charm and sparse suburban feel. This up-and-coming area is one of North Carolina’s best-kept secrets and residents love this quaint community for the small-town... Read More

    The Jim Allen Group Named RealTrends #1 Team in NC

    By Admin | June 15, 2021

    The Jim Allen Group has been recognized by RealTrends America’s Best Real Estate Professionals as the #1 Residential Mega Team for closed sales volume and transaction sides in North Carolina. The Raleigh area real estate team also achieves top rankings in the Nationwide RealTrends The Thousands list recently published in The Wall Street Journal. Mega... Read More

    Lighting Options: Creating the Ultimate Home Ambiance with the Right Lighting

    By Lisa Shackleford | June 15, 2021

    Lighting is an extremely important element in creating the right ambiance for your home, whether you are building a new one from scratch or updating your current residence. Lighting sets the overall mood of the room, while also having a myriad of practical applications to consider in the design process. There are four types of... Read More

    Grilling Tips with Grillmaster and Jim Allen Group Realtor® Joe Higginbotham

    By Lisa Shackleford | June 11, 2021

    One of the first things that many homeowners do as the weather gets warmer is fire up the grill for the first time in a while. We asked award-winning Grillmaster and JAG agent Joe Higginbotham for some tips on how to perfect the art of grilling this summer. Know safe internal temperatures for meat. It... Read More