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Monthly Archives: November 2021

    3 Smart Strategies for Buying a Home During the Holidays

    By Lisa Shackleford | November 22, 2021

    It’s true that late spring or early summer is typically the best time of year to buy or sell a home. But if you’re considering buying over the holidays, don’t be deterred by the time of year. The market is still hot in the Triangle, which means homes are readily available despite a traditional slowdown... Read More

    Find Your Dream Home During the Parade of Homes

    By Lisa Shackleford | November 16, 2021

    Take a look inside one of the homes that won GOLD during the 2021 Triangle Parade of Homes. Market Manager Philip Bowman of The Jim Allen Group and Jessica Lam of Homescapes Builders take Joanna Heims of CBS 17’s My Carolina through this amazing home inside the Beltline. To see a full list of our... Read More

    6 Organizational Hacks to Keep Clutter Under Control

    By Lisa Shackleford | November 15, 2021

    As we spend more time at home due to the rise of remote work and virtual school options, it is easy to allow clutter to take over our homes. However, an organized home is more inviting, offers a tranquil environment in which to relax, and helps reduce stress. Here are some simple hacks to make... Read More

    Join the Jim Allen Group in Support of No-Shave November

    By Beth Green | November 12, 2021

    Join The Jim Allen Group in Support of No-Shave November. Our fearless leader, Jim Allen, has agreed not to shave his beard for the entire month of November. He is doing this to support the Home Builders Association of Raleigh-Wake County in their charitable fundraiser. Our goal is to raise $1500 for the cause! All... Read More

    The Jim Allen Group is the Presenting Sponsor for The 16th Annual Gobbler’s Run 

    By Lisa Shackleford | November 9, 2021

    The Jim Allen Group is proudly sponsoring the Annual Gobbler’s Run 5K Race for the 8th consecutive year. The race begins promptly at 8:00 am on Thanksgiving morning and the starting line is located on Wingate Street adjacent to the Wake Forest Boys & Girls Club facility. The Gobbler’s Run is a Thanksgiving Day tradition... Read More

    How JAG Agent Jamie McGuire Helped Homebuyers from Texas Find Their Dream Home in the Triangle

    By Lisa Shackleford | November 5, 2021

    When Houston residents Paul and Pam decided to build a house in Raleigh, North Carolina at the beginning of 2020, they had no idea that the process would become almost completely virtual. Fortunately, thanks to the hard work of their realtor, Jamie McGuire, and a partnership with Rufty Homes, what could have been a stressful... Read More

    Up and Coming Design Trends from the 2021 Parade of Homes

    By Lisa Shackleford | November 3, 2021

    The Parade of Homes features the latest innovations in homebuilding in each prospective area, including exterior and interior design trends. This is an opportunity for the general public to see the latest and greatest in home construction, whether they are looking to purchase a home or merely enjoy touring homes for design inspiration. This year,... Read More

    One Billion or Bust

    By Lisa Shackleford | November 2, 2021

    It’s the official countdown to $1,000,000 or BUST We have set a goal of $1,000,000,000 in transaction volume for 2021! And we are so close to achieving this goal! Helping our team connect with future clients is very important to our success. Our entire team acknowledges that this market is great for anyone who is... Read More