9 Dec 2016

#FBF Keeping your home warm this winter

During the winter months when the temperatures dip below freezing it can feel like you’re playing a never-ending game of catch up to try and keep your home warm. So rather than watch the Benjamins fly out the doors, windows, nooks and crannies of your home, follow the advice below. Eliminate drafts Locating and sealing energy-draining drafts in your home can save you between 10 and 20 percent on your energy bill, according to the Environmental Protection Agency. And while most people assume windows and doors are the biggest draft offenders, experts warn that other elements like recessed lights, wiring holes, electrical boxes, plumbing vents and support elements in your basement and attic can be equally concerning. Pick a windy day and carefully...
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5 Dec 2016

Currently craving: cozy spaces

A crackling fire is the perfect backdrop to a crisp winter night.  Find the perfect fireplace to curl up to when you browse some of our coziest listings below. 115 Bay Port Lane, Mooresville, NC 28117   130 Wildwood Cove Drive, Mooresville, NC 28117   314 Beaten Path Road, Mooresville, NC 28117   3422 Sharon Road, Charlotte NC 28211   6712 Green Hollow Court, Wake Forest, NC 27587   546 Quaker Meadows Lane, Fort Mill, SC 29715   1104 Overlook Ridge Road, Wake Forest, NC 27587   1022 Wessington Manor Lane, Fort Mill, SC 29715   185 Point View Court, Denton,...
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2 Dec 2016

#FBF Home for Christmas

Is a brand new home on your Christmas list? Then I’ll let you in on a little secret. Home builders are no different than your local retailer. This time of year, builders need to sell off their inventory in order to make way for new product for next year. Just as a retailer’s earnings are affected by how many times per year they turn their inventory, builders – especially the publicly traded ones – work under the same premise. Don’t expect to see “door busters” – or BOGO (buy one get one free) specials when it comes to new construction. But I can assure you that if you are serious about buying a new home before year-end, there will be some great...
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