Category Archives: Cary Real Estate Tips

Earth Day Weekend – 15% Appliance Replacement Rebates

We have great news to share that really hasn’t received a great deal of publicity.  We are sharing an FAQ that we found on the North Carolina Energy Office website.  For anyone considering updating their appliances, the details are listed below.  Even if you are not in the market to sell your home, replacing appliances can be a great […]

You Cary Home is under contract – Is it Sold?

  YOU’RE UNDER CONTRACT – WHAT’S NEXT? Here at LG Real Estate, we have noticed a significant upswing in our activity level starting in December.  Our showings have increased, our phones are ringing, and we placed 3 homes under contract the last 2 weeks of January.  Let’s say one of the homes we placed under […]

2010 is a Great Time to buy a Home in Cary

Looking to buy a home in Cary – now is the time to pull the trigger.  Here’s why: 1.  Availability – There are currently 777 detached homes for sale in the Cary, Apex, and Morrisville areas.  The abundance of homes on the market affords you a great opportunity to pick and choose so that finding […]

New Energy Tax Credits for Cary Homeowners

Triple Tax Credit The new stimulus bill, recently signed by President Obama, triples energy tax credits for energy efficient home improvements. Now is the time to repair or replace old energy systems with new efficient systems that save monthly energy costs and provide a generous tax credit to boot.  When you invest in highly rated […]

In Cary NC, Cooking Oil Recycling Pilot Program goes curbside!

NEW! Are you frying a turkey this year or making some traditional recipes that call for frying?  If so, the Town of Cary will collect waste cooking oil and grease at the curb (minimum half-gallon) by appointment through January 30.  To participate in the program, citizens must call Public Works and Utilities Customer Service at […]


Tax-Free Appliance Weekend Coming Up

At LG Real Estate, we just love keeping our local Cary, NC readers up to date on the best ways to save money.  This weekend, from Friday, 11/7 through Sunday, 11/9, it’s the first annual North Carolina Energy Star Sales Tax Holiday.  It was established to increase consumer awareness about energy efficiency.  Energy star appliances […]


How to Remove Wallpaper!

Continuing Getting My Cary Home ready to sell Among the suggestions that Lenda and Lee Ann had were:  remove the wallpaper in the dining room.  I love this wallpaper.  I am not a fan of wallpaper in general, but this one was beautiful in my eyes.  It was blue and white (like my china) with […]

This weekend's chores – Get my Cary home Ready to Sell – De-brass

So what was next on the list of things to get done?  De-brass.  One of the suggestions from Lenda and Lee Ann who work with me at LG Real Estate was to de-brass the house – replace the ‘gold’ door knobs and hinges, swap out the brass light fixtures, change the kitchen cabinet knobs, etc.  […]

So it begins…

So, how did we start?  Well, my husband and I decided that we needed a little more room in our house.  We investigated adding on to our Cary home, but decided it wasn’t going to work for us.  Typically we would never buy a house before we sell our own, but we have also never moved […]

Follow Me as I Get Ready to Sell my Cary area home

I have been working with Lenda Goulding and her team at LG Real Estate for 16 months now.  I have learned so much in my short time here, but my family and I have decided to put my new found knowledge to the test.  My husband and I have bought a new Cary home and […]