Peter Kima's Blog Posts

Peter Kima's Blog Posts

WE ARE LOOKING FOR TALENTED INDIVIDUALS TO JOIN OUR GROWING TEAM
WE ARE LOOKING FOR TALENTED INDIVIDUALS TO JOIN OUR GROWING TEAM!We do things differently here. GUARANTEED 50+ LEADS PER MONTH, industry leading systems already in place and establ...

1st Quarter 2017 Market Updates
The 1st quarter of 2017 has come and gone and it's time to take a look at where the market stands for the Triangle area. We're going to take a look at the Triangle Multiple Listing...

North Hills Beach Music Series Celebrates 10 Years Of Fun And Music
Looking for family fun in the Raleigh area? North Hills Beach Music Series is BACK and it's celebrating it's 10th anniversary! The season kicks off Thursday, April 20th at 6pm with...

Paint The Town Red Open House Weekend January 28th And 29th
Come check out the MANY open houses happening this weekend as KELLER WILLIAMS PREFERRED REALTY agents take over the Triangle with an OPEN HOUSE EXTRAVAGANZA event both Saturday, Ja...

Custom Built Luxury Wakefield Home Has Features You Would Only Dream Of
Custom built luxury home in Wakefield's exclusive Fairview Manor in Raleigh, North Carolina had an exciting price change! Golf course community boasts a tight-knit feel while allow...

Forestville Road Bridge Replacement UPDATE
Good news, Wake Forest! The Forestville Road bridge replacement MAY finish ahead of schedule. According to a note in the monthly town manager’s update for town commissioners, the...

Local Events Happening This Weekend
There's always so much to do and so much to see in the Triangle area. This weekend is no different! Take a look at all the fun that's happening locally!FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 11Gre...

Phase 1 Of The Life And Science Museum Playscape To Open Soon
Phase 1 of the Museum of Life and Science's $4 million playscape is set to open SOON! Preparations have been underway at the Durham museum for quite some time and the mon...

JOB AND CAREER EVENTS IN SEPTEMBER 2015
Whether you’re thinking of moving to the Raleigh / Wake Forest / Cary area, or have been here for years, sometimes there is a reason or desire to ch...

Local Events For Saturday August 22
Traditional calendar schools are just days away from their 1st day of school! Summer sure did fly by. While many of us were soaking up the sun, taking family vacations, enjoyi...

BUSINESS SPOTLIGHT Purple Poppy Florist
Whether you’re sending a bouquet or arrangement for a birthday gift, thinking of you gift, anniversary surprise, or just because, the Purple Poppy Florist in Wake Forest is an am...

Job And Career Networking Events In August 2015
Whether you’re thinking of moving to the Raleigh / Wake Forest / Cary area, or have been here for years, sometimes there is a reason or desire to change jobs and/or career paths....

Tickets To The Holiday Express At Pullen Park Are On Sale NOW
Image Source: City of RaleighTo think we're talking about the holiday season while it's 95* outside seems silly, but the rest of the summer and fall will fly by, and the holiday ma...

Calendar Of Events
One of the many reasons so many people love this area is that there is so much to do! So many family and kid-friendly things to do, places to go, and areas to see. Here's what...

10 Functional Tips To Organize Your Pantry
Pantry organization... Sounds like such a daunting task. The canned goods, the bags of chips, the boxes, the mixes, the cookbooks, the odd shaped containers, the non-perishables we...

Painting An Old Home
So, my wife describes our Wake Forest home as 1980's Fabulous!  Why?  Because it is....was stuck in the 1980's!  It was built as a custom home in a modest Wake ...

Why Do Buyers Want A Green Home
What Is A Green Home...And Why Do Buyers Want Them?No.....NOT the color green.  Although green is my favorite color and if/when we paint our home we may paint it green...when ...

Is It A House Or A Product For Sale
Once listed is the home a house or a product for sale?Gang, once you decide to list your home for sale with us here at the Kima Real Estate Group the home becomes a product for sal...

Why Sellers Sell
Why Do Sellers Sell?"Hey Peter...why are they selling?"  I hear this every time I take a buyer out looking at homes for sale in Raleigh NC and they find one they like. &n...

What Motivates Buyers To Buy
Motivating Factors!What motivated you to buy your home?  Was it your spouse nagging you?  Was it the fact that your parents told you it was time to move out of the baseme...

Short Sales For Beginners
Looking For a Deal?Everyone is!  Of course each buyer wants to get a deal!  Heck, when we bought homes...we wanted a deal!  Whether we bought a home in Raleigh or lo...

New Falls Of Neuse Old Falls Of Neuse
New Falls of Neuse Road.  Old Falls of Neuse Road.  Falls of Neuse Road.What?  What in the world am I talking about?  New?  Old?  When one takes the W...

Want To Know More About Wake Forest NC
Want to Know More About Wake Forest.....?Want to know more about Wake Forest NC Real Estate For Sale?Want to know more about Wake Forest NC Neighborhoods?Want to know more about He...

National Night Out In Wake Forest NC With Target
It's National Night Out time again in Wake Forest NC.  It's a celebration of Wake Forest neighbors and friends.   law enforcement, faith based organizations, Wake Forest ...

Publix In Wake County
Is it true?  Will Wake County residents have another grocery store option?  More specifically, will Wake Forest and Wakefield have a new Publix grocery store?  Rumor...

Childhood Wants Versus Adult Wants And Needs
Let me tell you.  When I was a child growing up I looooooved staring at the old Sears Catalog.  It was so thick it took two of us to carry it!  Lol...  My mothe...

Million Dollar Homes For Sale In Raleigh
Remember the movie, Austin Powers?  I loved the line from Dr. Evil.... "ONE Miiiillion Dollars!"We all laughed because he meant it as a sum of money that seemed so outrageous....

Wake Forest First Public Art Bench
This past Friday it was rumored that two new beautiful works of art would be Wake Forest's FIRST item to be referred to as a public work of art!  Whoa....slow down....not so f...

931 Walkertown Drive Raleigh NC
WOW!  Custom home in the heart of North Raleigh.  931 Walkertown Drive is a former parade home that features craftsman style amenities and custom features throughout! &nb...

Wake Forest Renaissance Continues With Addition Of Tuxedo Junction
The town of Wake Forest North Carolina announced today that they have purchased the former Tuxedo Junction!Those that dance and shag and host wedding receptions etc at Tuxedo Junct...

Falls Of Neuse Bridge Close To ReOpening
According to Boyd Tharrington, Engineer in the Youngsville office of the DOT, the old bridge may be ready for commuters, bicyclists, walkers/joggers, and residents of Wakefield Pla...

9540 White Carriage Drive Wake Forest NC 27587
9540 White Carriage Drive, Wake Forest NC 27587 recently hit the market as A Kima Real Estate Listing!Looking for a private backyard?  A Park like setting?  Wanting a lar...

1005 Lake Valley Drive Wake Forest NC 27587 For Sale
{mls: 1888724}"Stunning!  Beautiful.  Wow.  Gor-geous!  Incredible.  Are you kidding me?  Seriously?  OMG!  Holy Toledo!"These are the words...

212 Hidden Farm Lane Holly Springs NC
Come quickly!  Faster!212 Hidden Farm Lane in Holly Springs is our newest Wake County real estate listing that is sure to sell FAST!  An absolutely perfect home for ...

NFL Draft and Buying a House
What did I just say?  NFL Draft and Buying House?  Huh?  I know what you are thinking, this Raleigh Real Estate agent has lost his mind.  Maybe he he is drinkin...

Wake Forest Trentini Foundation Awards Banquet
Saturday night, April 20, the Trentini Foundation will announce the winners of its prestigious scholarships – and for the first time there will be a winner from Heritage High...

Wake Forest Fish Fry April 19 2013
Gone Fishin! There is one annual event in Wake Forest that draws an enourmous group of Wake Forest residents.  It's an event put on by some of the hardest working Wake Forest...

Homes For Sale in Heritage Wake Forest NC
Heritage Wake Forest.  Those words to locals generally brings up thoughts of Heritage Walking Trails, restaurants like 1250, Shuckers, Girasole, and Blue Fins.  Perfect d...

Wake Forest Residents Enjoy Many Clubs and Organizations
Looking for a club or organization to join in the Wake Forest NC area?  As Wake County REALTORS and as a resident of Wake Forest it is important for us to know what is going o...

New Alignment New Falls of Neuse Impacts Retailers
For those of you that either live in or nearby to Wakefield know that the large Food Lion shopping center, Wakefield Crossings and the smaller surrounding shoppoing centers have ha...

105 Chipping Sparrow Court Youngsville NC
Looking for that PRIVATE custom home in the greater Raleigh NC area?  Want to look at your backyard and see nothing but pristine North Carolina forest?  105 Chipping Spar...

Raleigh Real Estate Spring Birds and Baseball ALREADY
Are you ready for it?  It Is Coming!!  SPRING!  Yes, I realize that in Raleigh NC we are very fortunate to see a little snow, ice, fall leaves, and scorching sunny s...

One Miiiiillion Dollars in Raleigh
What does $1,000,000 buy you in the Raleigh real estate market?  What are the most expensive homes like in Raleigh?  Does one million dollars buy you a mansion in Raleigh...

A Trip To Thailand via The Thai Cafe
Looking for something different?  Want to spice up your meal?  Love international foods?  Looking for a great meal at a fair price but want to be made to feel like y...

A Facelift for the Wake Forest Library
Finally, after six years of waiting, the Wake Forest Library is getting a renovation.  From their Family Story time sessions to their book clubs, The Wake Forest Lib...

Choosing A REALTOR Wisely
What is your largest financial investment?  For most of us it is our Raleigh area home.  Can you imagine taking that mortgage payment and having the ability to save it EV...

Over the Falls Restaurant in Wake Forest
Have you been to downtown Wake Forest NC lately?  When you were here last did you stop in for a bite to eat at a local restaurant?  Possibly you grabbed a gourmet sandwic...

Waiting Til Spring To List My Home
"I am waiting til Spring to list my home.  They have always said it is the best time to sell a home."  A refrain we hear regularly.  To which I say....Really?  ...

Raleigh Listing Agents and Systems
Basics?  Yes, whether you hire us or someone else to list your Raleigh home for sale be sure to interview them thoroughly.  One of the key questions you want to ask your ...

Just Listed and the Lure of Something New
JUST LISTED!  Translation?  A home no one else has seen previously.  "Hurry Honey, grab your purse, finish your breakfast...there is a new listing on Fairlake Drive!...

Something is Brewing on White Street
Craft Beer...Two Sweeter Words could not be uttered to many.  With home brewing being so popular the idea of a local brewery offering new craft beers to the market is the next...

Searching For Homes is Hard Work
If you have never spent a day out searching for a home to purchase you may not be able to relate to this.  The fact is, searching for a home can be an exhausting task.  N...

Searching For Heritage Wake Forest Homes
www.WelcomeToCarolina.com    "Heritage Wake Forest is such a part of the fabric of the larger Wake Forest Community that we could not imagine life an...

Map Search Feature Raleigh Homes For Sale
Raleigh area real estate search options via map! 919-609-6777 www.WelcomeToCarolina.com Use the interactive map search features to narrow in on your future Raleigh Home! &nb...

Free Raleigh Home Search
    Your Raleigh Home Buying Hotline! This new and innovative approach to helping you buy your next Raleigh home will help you save time, money and reduce the high-str...

Did Not Sell Your Home
Did you try to sell your Raleigh Area home but could not?  Frustrated that you had to get it ready for all those showings or maybe you just did not have showings?  We l...

North Raleigh Road Widens
Falls of Nesuse Road in North Raleigh.  Those words alone can sometimes make one's stomach turn.  Especially if travelling north around 5PM trying to get to Wakefield ...

Most Expensive Homes in Wake Forest
Are you looking for a luxury home?  Are you interested in viewing the very best estate homes in Wake Forest NC?  Ever just wonder what a million dollars buys you in Wake ...

June Wake County Market Stats and Indicators
The national news is telling you that the market is stagnant at best.  If you ask your co-worker he'll tell you to stay out of the real estate market as it stinks (probably th...

Heritage Wake Forest NC
What makes Heritage-Wake Forest special?  Why are so many choosing to buy a home in Heritage Wake Forest NC?  Why does Heritage Wake Forest continue to set sales records ...

Most Expensive Homes for Sale in Raleigh
What if?  What if you could afford the most expensive home in Raleigh or Wake Forest?  What if you were about to list your Raleigh or Wake Forest area home?  What if...

Prepared For Closing
Are You Prepared For Closing? In an effort to continue to provide the best service possible for our clients we offer the details below to those that buy or sell homes in Wake Coun...

North Wake County and Youth Sports
North Wake County has a new option for youth sports!  Have you ever been frustrated by the over scheduling of your little athlete?  i9 Sports of N. Wake County solves tha...

Wake Forest NC We LOOOVE It Here
Wake Forest, NC offers so much more than just a robust real estate market.  Fact is Wake Forest is a great little-big town.  Little-big?  What in the world is Peter ...

Wake County Market Update
Wake County Market Update May 2012.  Are we in a balanced market?  Sellers Market?  Buyers Market?  Take a look.... Wake Forest, Raleigh, Cary, Holly Springs...

Wake County Has a Balanced Market
OK, numbers never lie right?  Or do they?  Why is it that I am told by so many other real estate agents that the market is "down" or that the market is "soft"?  When...

Raleigh Homes For Sale
Welcome to the newest and most powerful search tool on the web today!  www.WelcomeToCarolina.com will be a full service resource for those looking for homes for sale in Raleig...


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