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    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

    Sold it in a Snap: Building innovative programs for a specific market

    By Jim Allen | March 26, 2024

    I’ve been in the real estate market long enough to have seen a lot of ups and downs. When you’ve seen market crashes, exponential growth, and everything in between, it’s easy to get a sense of where things need to change. One of the benefits of being a leader is that you can use your... 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

    Learning to be a leader in times of crisis

    By Jim Allen | March 12, 2024

    If you’ve seen the reports from the real estate world from the past several years, you might think everything is gloom and doom in the housing market. Between the 2008 recession, the pandemic’s effects on the housing market, and concerns over mortgage rates, it’s not uncommon to hear comments like, “This must be a hard... 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

    How building the right team ensures success

    By Jim Allen | February 27, 2024

    I talk a lot about the importance of building the right team, and it’s for good reason. When you have a great team that functions well together, there are so many benefits that come out of it. From greater creativity and innovation to more productivity and empowerment to stretch and grow, science continues showing healthy... 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