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    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

    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

    The importance of building relationships in real estate (and every business)

    By Jim Allen | February 13, 2024

    There is an age-old catchphrase that rings true in the real estate business: “It’s not what you know, but who you know.” And while I will always argue that you need to trust experts in the real estate market, I also believe it’s who you know in real estate that can push you toward success.... 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

    Thinking of relocating to Raleigh? Don’t miss exploring these places first!

    By The JAG Team | February 5, 2024

    Making a move to a new city is a major endeavor. There are new cities and neighborhoods to explore to see what’s right for you. You’re curious about commute times and the grocery stores, restaurants, and stores that are close by the locations you’re checking out. You want to make sure you’re making the right... Read More

    Discover the hidden benefits of Raleigh’s greenway trails

    By The JAG Team | January 30, 2024

    If you live near one of the Triangle’s many miles of greenway trails, you are likely already aware of how beneficial greenways are for residents. What you may not realize is just how much they add value to the entire community — and even your home’s value. The Raleigh-Durham area is filled with greenway trails... Read More

    Leadership lessons to glean from TED talks

    By Jim Allen | January 30, 2024

    Since 1984, TED, short for Technology, Entertainment, and Design, has been giving people across different cultures and disciplines a platform to deepen our understanding and connection with the world around us. TED Talks are readily available on YouTube, and thanks to how accessible the organization has made these talks, it’s possible to find incredible ideas... Read More

    What to know about the luxury home market in the Triangle

    By The JAG Team | January 23, 2024

    It’s a great time to be looking for a luxury home in the Triangle. As new residents continue to flock to the region, high-end homes are meeting many of the housing demands. Those who are coming from larger cities across the United States are finding that they can purchase these homes for what a modest... Read More