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    Simple tips for selling your home fast

    By The JAG Team | April 16, 2024

    The spring real estate market is warming up along with the weather in the Triangle, and because there remains a lack of housing inventory across the region, it remains a seller’s market. According to market data from Triangle MLS, homes in the Triangle are still selling at nearly full asking price and with an average... Read More

    5 affordable DIY home décor tips to consider in 2024

    By The JAG Team | April 8, 2024

    It doesn’t have to take a lot of time or money to turn your home into a visually intriguing and inviting space you love to enjoy. With a bit of creativity, some fresh inspiration, and a bit of resourcefulness, you can liven up your space and make it truly yours. The process of doing it... Read More

    Demystifying real estate: What is escrow?

    By The JAG Team | April 1, 2024

    For new home buyers, going through the process of buying a home can involve numerous terms that can be overwhelming as you try to navigate an unfamiliar process. That’s why having a knowledgeable team on your side is so important. One of those team members is your mortgage lender, who can help you better understand... Read More

    Celebrating influential women in real estate for Women’s History Month

    By The JAG Team | March 26, 2024

    Women have long made significant contributions to the real estate industry. The Jim Allen Group is part of a massive industry where women are critical to the success, and we are proud to celebrate the JAG team and the many women who fill major roles within our organization. In fact, data from the National Association... Read More

    First phase of I-540 set to open this spring

    By The JAG Team | March 19, 2024

    Over four years after work began on the Southeast Extension of I-540, construction is nearing completion. The project will open six new lanes on an 18-mile stretch from Holly Springs to Interstate 40 in Garner. When the new road opens in spring 2024, it’s expected to accommodate 70,000 drivers per day. This is the first... Read More

    What you should know about new construction warranties

    By The JAG Team | March 12, 2024

    New construction homes continue to pop up around the Triangle, answering the demand for homes across the region. If you’re one of the many who are considering buying a new home, it’s an exciting time to build a home in the region. Before your home is finished, it’s important that you understand the warranty on... Read More

    10 houseplants that add fresh air and brightness to your home

    By The JAG Team | March 4, 2024

    It’s long been proven that spending time in nature is great for your health. Being outdoors has been shown to decrease stress and anxiety, help you sleep better, improve your overall wellness, and reduce sensory overload. And while spending time outside is great for your health, it’s also been proven that bringing some greenery inside... Read More

    What to know about the spring real estate market in the Triangle

    By The JAG Team | February 23, 2024

    The first official day of spring is March 19, and while that’s still just under a month away, the spring real estate market is moving full steam ahead. If you’re considering buying or selling the Triangle in 2024, it’s a great time to start thinking about your approach to the warming market. With a little... Read More

    14 small ways to add big curb appeal to your home

    By The JAG Team | February 19, 2024

    What is the value of a first impression? According to research from the University of Texas at Arlington, first impressions on your home can be worth 7 percent of its value. For a person looking to sell a home, that can be a significant incentive to beef up your home’s curb appeal. But even if... Read More

    Explore Peach Fuzz, the Pantone color of the year, in your home

    By The JAG Team | February 12, 2024

    The Pantone Color of the Year is a highly anticipated discussion every year that often guides how graphic and interior designers, product developers, and creators get inspired for the year. And 2024 is no different after Pantone announced their choice for the year. Pantone’s Color of the Year for 2024 is Peach Fuzz, a gentle,... Read More