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    8 key careers within the construction industry

    By The JAG Team | May 1, 2023

    As the Triangle continues to grow, the construction labor market is struggling to keep up. According to reports from Associated Builders and Contractors, the construction industry must hire over 500,000 additional workers on top of its normal demand to keep up with housing demand. In the report, Michael Bellaman, ABC President and CEO said, “As... Read More

    Caring for your home’s exterior

    By The JAG Team | April 24, 2023

    Making improvements to the outside of your home may seem like a daunting task. However, it’s one that’s incredibly important. That’s especially true depending upon the age of your home and if there’s current damage that needs to be repaired to keep it structurally sound. Brent Taylor is the owner of OC Taylor, a Raleigh-based... Read More

    6 considerations for scaling a company that creates jobs and market demand

    By The JAG Team | April 18, 2023

    Do you dream of owning a business that’s booming? One that’s recognized as a leader in its industry? A company that’s coveted as a place to work? Or that’s consistently bringing in customers who see your brand and believe in what you do? If you’re an entrepreneur, you’re not alone in wanting massive success for... Read More

    6 smart ways to save money while moving

    By The JAG Team | April 17, 2023

    Moving can be an overwhelming chore for anyone. Regardless of whether you’re moving neighborhoods by yourself or across the country with your family, it’s a task that is often dreaded on many levels. And high on the list are the costs involved in the move itself. As you’re preparing to make a move, the following... Read More

    6 common bugs to watch for across the Triangle

    By The JAG Team | April 10, 2023

    As the weather warms and spring is in full swing, you may already notice a major problem that comes along with the change in temperature: the bugs are back. As flowers and trees begin to bloom, bugs also make the shift from lying dormant to coming out to enjoy the activities that come with spring.... Read More

    4 truths about running your own business

    By The JAG Team | April 4, 2023

    There are a lot of emotions that go into being a business owner. It’s easy to take pride in owning your own company. Yet it’s just as easy to feel the stress of it too. Running a company can be exhilarating and heartbreaking, incredibly fulfilling while it keeps you up at night, and everything in... Read More

    Relocating to the Triangle? Here’s what you need to know.

    By The JAG Team | April 3, 2023

    Welcome to Raleigh-Durham, North Carolina! Known as “the Triangle” because its geographical areas, which are home to three top-ranked universities, make a literal triangle on the map, the region is known for the cutting-edge research and renowned academics that attract talent to the region. It has a modest cost of living with both city and... Read More

    5 things to understand about your home septic system

    By The JAG Team | March 27, 2023

    Are you thinking about putting an addition on your existing home? Or have you found your dream home but the only thing it’s missing is a swimming pool? Before you start hiring contractors, one of the first calls you’ll need to make is to a wastewater consultant to determine what’s feasible. Jason Hall is the... Read More

    7 steps for reframing a negative outlook

    By The JAG Team | March 21, 2023

    We’ve seemingly moved on from the COVID-19 pandemic, but one of the things that has lingered is issues with our collective mental health. It’s no wonder, either. Extended isolation, illness, grief, and financial insecurity have caused high numbers of people to experience continued anxiety and depression. Plus, we as humans are hard-wired to respond more... Read More

    4 things to know about 2023’s spring housing rush

    By The JAG Team | March 20, 2023

    Spring is officially in full swing, which means the housing market is about to pick up steam once again. Despite rising interest rates, the Triangle market is on pace to continue to grow as the weather gets warmer. If you’re in the market to buy or sell, it’s a good time to prepare for what’s... Read More