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    How to tailgate like you’re a pro

    By The JAG Team | November 10, 2022

    It’s football season in the Triangle! The Duke Blue Devils, UNC Tarheels, and NC State Wolfpack give locals a reason to don their favorite jerseys and get pumped up for the game. Whether you’re a die-hard Blue Blood or painting your body red, Raleigh-Durham is the place to be for game-day activities. And one of... Read More

    A pet lover’s home buying guide

    By The JAG Team | November 7, 2022

    If you’re a pet owner who is buying a home, you are probably already thinking about your needs for your four-legged friends. After all, about 70 percent of American households are pet owners, which just shows this is a country full of animal lovers. In fact, data from the National Association of Realtors shows 43... Read More

    Fenton brings new excitement to Cary and the Triangle

    By The JAG Team | November 3, 2022

    One of the hottest new locations in the Triangle is Fenton, a development in the heart of Cary where the locals go to play, eat, and shop. This mixed-use location is an exciting new destination for Triangle residents, and an incredible place to call home for those looking for a spot they may never need... Read More

    4 key lessons from Gen Blue 2022

    By Jim Allen | November 1, 2022

    I’m a big believer in investing in yourself to grow and succeed in business. In real estate, one of the best ways we can grow is by using the tools that are given to us through our partnerships with Coldwell Banker. Several members of my team and I had the benefit of attending Coldwell Banker’s... Read More

    The benefits of having a square footage specialist on your real estate team

    By The JAG Team | October 31, 2022

    A critical, but often overlooked member of a real estate team is a square footage specialist, who ensures accuracy in listings. Realtors look at several factors to price a home, including location, the age of a home, recent sales in a neighborhood, and more. And perhaps one of the most important factors is the size... Read More

    Future rural and suburban growth in the Triangle

    By The JAG Team | October 24, 2022

    It’s no secret the Triangle is growing significantly. Raleigh-Durham is already ranked one of the fastest-growing metropolitan regions in the country, and Woods & Poole Economics, Inc., an economic and demographic data firm, reports the Triangle will be one of the fastest-growing locations—expanding by nearly 80 percent—in the next 40 years. With that kind of... Read More

    The benefit of predicting where your industry will be in 5 years

    By Jim Allen | October 18, 2022

    If the pandemic taught us anything as business leaders, it’s this: industries can change in an instant. Think about how companies found ways to be flexible during the most unprecedented times. Fast food restaurants shifted to digital models. Uber stepped up its game to allow for success with food delivery. Companies like Zoom came out... Read More

    5 tips for decluttering a house full of stuff

    By The JAG Team | October 17, 2022

    If you’ve been in your home for some time, it’s likely you’re dealing with a common issue most people have: Excess clutter. Things tend to build the longer you stay in a home, and even if you’ve moved and have been in your home a short amount of time, you often take those things with... Read More

    How to fail-proof your business

    By The JAG Team | October 11, 2022

    If you’re an entrepreneur or small business owner, you may already be aware of the dire numbers of success rates. The U.S. Bureau of Labor reports one in five businesses will fail within the first year. After five years, that number increases to nearly 50 percent. And after 10 years, it increases to over 65... Read More

    Check out the top 10 articles from the JAG blog

    By The JAG Team | October 10, 2022

    What have people been curious about in 2022? From what we’ve seen on the Jim Allen Group blog, people have been exploring all there is to love about the Triangle. From stories about the real estate market itself to local hot spots, it’s obvious our readers are putting in the work to know their city—or... Read More