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HOME & LIFESTYLE GUIDE Volume 28, Issue 4

2018 Johnston County

Parade of Homes Info Inside!

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CALIFORNIA CHIC CUSTOM HOME on 1.26 acres! 5 BDR/5.5 BA w/4614sf has it all! Chef’s Kitchen; Luxurious Master w/fireplace & Spa Bath; 4 MiniSuites; 2 Bonus Rooms; 3 Season Rm w/Fireplace! Clayton ~ $725,000. Tour this home at www.tourfactory.com/1751334

BREATHTAKING All Brick 6 BDR/5.5 BA w/Basement on 1.08 acres! Formal Dining; Kitchen w/grand Island; Study; HUGE Bonus; Stunning Master w/Spa Bath; Basement Rec Room & Bar! Clayton ~ $650,000. Tour this home at www.tourfactory.com/1758730

RESORT LIFESTYLE! Gorgeous salt water pool w/this 4 BDR/3.5 BA Executive home w/3653sf. Magazine worthy Kitchen & Master Bath! Screen porch & decking overlook amazing Pool. Clayton ~ $550,000. Tour this home at www.tourfactory.com/1941528

BELLISSIMO! Gorgeous, all brick, 4 BDR/2.5 BA w/3628sf on .74 acres! Formal Dining; Stunning Family Room; Gourmet Kitchen; Luxe Master; Bonus w/wetbar & Sun Room; Patio w/pergola! Garner ~ $495,000. Tour this home at www.tourfactory.com/1923420

MAGAZINE WORTHY! 3 BDR/3.5 BA w/Golf Course & River Views! Formal Dining; 2 story Family w/views; Remodeled Kitchen: Master on Main; Study, Loft & Bonus. Amazing views from Screen Porch & Deck! Clayton ~ $425,000. Tour this home at www.tourfactory.com/1923434

SWEETGRASS! LUXURY 55+ GATED COMMUNITY! 19 Luxurious Cottages built by Kirkwood Builders, Clayton’s Luxury Home Builder. 3 BDR/3 BA Ranch has wide Open Floorplan, 1935sf & Storage Up. Clayton ~ $375,000. Tour this home at www.tourfactory.com/1916516

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FANTASTIC RANCH! 3BDR/2BA w/1963sf & 740sf unfin up in 55+ Community in Flowers Plantation! Upscale Kitchen; Master w/big Closet; Screen Porch. Yard Maintenance included! Clayton ~ $315,000. Tour this home at www.tourfactory.com/1937803

BETTER THAN NEW! Huge Custom 4 BDR/3BA w/3321sf sits on 1 acre+! Stunning upgrades; Formal Dining; Master down; 4th BDR/BA, Bonus, Loft & Media up. Enjoy Screen Porch/Deck/Patio. Garner ~ $305,000. Tour this home at www.tourfactory.com/1932250

FALL IN LOVE! 3 BDR/2.5 BA, 2869sf home has Formal Dining; Family Room w/built-ins; Kitchen has S/S Appls; Master w/big closet; 2 BDRs & 2 Bonuses up! Screen Porch & Deck. Clayton ~ $292,000. Tour this home at www.tourfactory.com/1865900

FABULOUS FLOORPLAN & LANDSCAPED LOT! 4 BDR/2.5 BA w/2796sf has Formal Dining; Flex Room; 2 Story Family; Kitchen w/Bar; Master down; Bonus; Screen Porch, Patio, Fenced yard. Clayton ~ $274,900. Tour this home at www.tourfactory.com/1923435

COUNTRY LIVING AT ITS BEST! 3 BDR/2.5 BA w/2498sf on 1.07 Acres! Southern Front Porch; Soaring 2 Story Family; Master down; 2 BDRs & big Loft up! Wired Storage Shed! Wendell ~ $225,000. Tour this home at www.tourfactory.com/1937599

EASY LIVING! NEW 3 BDR/2 BA, 1686sf Ranch w/open floorplan! Kitchen w/Granite, S/S Appls & Eat-at Bar; Wood & Tile Floors; Fireplace; 2 car Garage. Exterior maintenance included! Clayton ~ $215,600. Tour this home at www.tourfactory.com/1916518

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2018 PARADE OF HOMES ENTRY Charming CUSTOM Built Shotgun Style Home on Over Half Acre Corner Lot. The Wyatt's Retreat Offers 3BR/2BA ~ 1,478 SF Open Ranch Design. Inviting Family Room with Cathedral Ceiling & A Must Unique Shiplap Designed Gas Log FP. Granite Island Kitchen, Breakfast Bar, Pantry & SS Appliances. Lush Master Suite Offers Tray Ceiling, WIC, Dual Vanity, Sep Shower & Soaking Tub. Covered Porch, .68 Acres, 2 Car Garage. Convenient to Hwy 70, I-95, Shopping & Restaurants. $189,900. Text R716559 to 52187

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A GUIDE TO MORTGAGES, HELOCS & MORE Whether you're looking to make a first-time purchase, refresh an existing home or simply leverage built-up equity for other reasons, it's important to figure out which path is right for you and understand the lending options available. First-time buyers must start with determining what is affordable. In addition to the mortgage payment, housing costs will include property taxes, homeowners insurance and fees, such as homeowner association dues. Altogether, costs should be no more than 28 percent of monthly gross income and should leave room to continue servicing other debt, such as student loans, credit cards or auto loans. When preparing to buy a home, work through credit pre-approval to be ready with a strong offer when the opportunity arises. In addition to reviewing credit history, a loan originator will consider the amount of the down payment. A down payment typically ranges from 3-20 percent, and one that is less than 20 per-

cent may require you to purchase mortgage insurance. A mortgage originator, however, can provide a variety of lending options to optimize your investment, from 15- and 30-year mortgages to fixed and variable terms. If planning to make some improvements to a much-loved residence, consider financing the updates through a home equity line of credit (HELOC). Eligibility depends on how much equity has been built up in the home and the lender's loan-to-value ratio. A HELOC works much like a credit card and offers flexibility. A minimum amount is paid monthly, and interest applies to the amount borrowed. Before embarking on a remodeling project, do some homework. Start with the lender to determine the value of the home and the loan amount available. Then, establish a budget, leaving room for unexpected expenses. Work with a reputable professional to define the project and its requirements, and shop around for bids and recommendations to

confidently select a contractor. Some lenders offer checklists to help get the most from the investment. Another option for financing a project through a home's equity is a home equity loan (HELOAN). As with a mortgage, the loan is granted as a lump sum and is paid back in installments over time, typically 10-15 years and at a fixed rate locked in at the time of securing the loan. A HELOAN works well for a one-time goal to improve the value of a home. Be mindful that either a HELOAN or a HELOC introduce some uncertainty, as monthly expenses will increase and must be maintained to avoid foreclosure risk. Remember to consult a professional for advice applicable to your specific situation. Start with a lender who can help you identify financial options available to home buyers and owners today. With careful planning and budgeting, the financing you need may be well within reach.


Highlight the Flexibility of Open Spaces

If millennials are one thing, it's indecisive. They've grown up with the idea that they can go anywhere and do anything. The trouble is that they want it all and can be fickle about where to settle. They may enter the home-buying market several times before they seal the deal. What if there's a career change? Are kids in the future or not? Maybe the contract job (and the regular income) will dry up. To close the deal with a millennial buyer, you have to show off, for example, how the spare room can be used either as an office or as a nursery. It can even be used to generate income by renting it out on space-sharing apps or to a regular renter.

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Actionable Ways to Attract Millennial Homebuyers By Maricel Tabalba Millennials are getting the brunt of the blame for killing many industries that were supported by previous generations but, as it turns out, the real estate industry is alive and well. Understanding what millennials are looking for in a potential home is imperative if you want to succeed as a real estate professional, as more millennials are starting to search for their first home. Taking certain actions can give you an edge in attracting the millennial market.

Saddled with debt and settled in lower-paying jobs, most millennials can't afford much more than a small, basic house. They understand that there is a potential value in a bigger home in questionable condition, though. Armed with confidence and education (and home-flipping reruns on TV), they are often open to investing in fixer-uppers. In a market where another agent is a text message away from a skeptical millennial, don't lose the trust of a potential buyer by trying to sell a lemon.

Balance Eco-Friendly Features With Home Automation

If you want to catch the attention of the growing millennial market, showcase how eco-friendly and smart the property is (or can be)! Be sure that a high-speed internet connection is available; if not, research an alternative. Exchange appliances that are not energy-efficient for ones with smart features. Being green is just as important, so consider advising the seller to invest in solar panels. Also, be ready to show off the outdoor living and gardening space. Voice-recognized smart home devices from major tech companies are taking over home

features. Demonstrate ways that the home can be fully automated with the right products and efforts. Consider featuring safety devices like security cameras or doorbell cameras that are tied into a smartphone app. Smart thermostats are becoming the norm as well, even in rented spaces.

Focus on the Convenience of the Location

The character of the home and neighborhood matters to millennials, so point them to quaint communities, local small businesses, and art districts. They tend to work outside of the formerly typical nineto-five, so routine meals go by the wayside. Proximity to restaurants and delivery options is important. Also, many millennials enjoy non-motor transportation, as well, so distance from work hubs matters. Since they also need to be able to afford it, a home in the suburbs may be necessary. If a home is located where a commute would be a necessity, be ready to provide travel times, fastest routes, and multitasking ideas like listening to podcasts or staying current on the latest news on NPR.

Assure the Simplicity of It All

Millennials pride themselves in not wanting to "adult." Growing up, they weren't involved in home projects outside of routine chores and many are often not concerned with home skills that were once considered common. Draw millennials in with properties that come with amenities such as lawn maintenance or consolidated billing, but do avoid demanding homeowners associations. Update exterior features that require regular maintenance (a shingle roof to a metal roof, for example). Prepare your buyers with the knowledge that will give them the confidence to close. Have a website or print-out of information that will let them know what to expect in terms of processes and costs of services related to purchasing a home. Millennials will close much more readily when they understand the system.

Reprinted with permission from RISMedia. Š2018. All rights reserved. Editor's Note: This was originally published on RISMedia's blog, Housecall. See what else is cookin' now at blog.rismedia.com


HOME BUYING: 5 Steps for Beginners Venturing out to search for your first home is one of the most exciting times of your life! Unfortunately, it is also one of the most daunting. Between a lexicon of new terms and an onslaught of online information, the process of shopping for a home is understandably overwhelming for first-timers. First, take a deep breath. Then follow these steps and you’ll be on the path to finding your first home in no time: 1. Start searching for a real estate professional. You’ll need a well-informed, trusted guide throughout this process so start looking for a real estate agent to work with. Ask friends and family members for recommendations then do your research online to evaluate any individuals and conduct in-person interviews as well. Be sure to speak with at least three agents before choosing someone to work with. 2. Figure out what you can afford. Before you start looking at neighborhoods and homes, determine what you can comfortably afford... the key word being “comfortable.” There are many unexpected expenses that arise when you’re a homeowner, so don’t stretch yourself too thin. Determine how much you can afford for a down payment, and then use an online mortgage calculator to see what your monthly payments might be for various-priced homes. Once you’ve arrived at your budget, stick with it. 3. Pick your neighborhoods. Choose your location before you start looking at homes, as where you live will ultimately be more important - both in terms

of your day-to-day happiness and your investment - than the home itself. You may have to compromise a bit on location depending on the home you can afford. Your real estate agent can help advise you here. 4. Choose your musts. When thinking about the home you’d like to buy, take an honest look at needs vs. wants. Sure, there are a lot of things we’d love to have in our dream home, but figure out what are the nice-to-haves vs. the must-haves. 5. Search online. Once you’ve got your price range, your neighborhoods, and your must-haves down, start your search online to narrow down your options. Your real estate agent may also know of some homes that fit the bill right off the bat. This will mean fewer homes to visit in person and hopefully, lead to a quicker selection. Above all, be open minded, flexible and patient in the home-search process. Your opinions and priorities may change as you learn more, and despite the best planning, curve balls happen. The journey will be well worth it, however, once you’re happily settled as a new homeowner.


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LOOKING TO SELL YOUR HOME?

WE CAN HELP! ROSE HAMMOND (919)965-0223 Rose@rosesrealty.com

Rose’s Realty, Inc. was founded January 26, 1995 in Selma, North Carolina. Rose Hammond is a licensed real estate broker and managed two real estate firms since obtaining her license in 1987. Rose was elected President of the Johnston County Association of Realtors in 1994 and Realtor of the Year. Her experience, knowledge and the ability to sell real estate and assist buyers throughout the complicated process of buying a home, land, or any real estate investment has helped hundreds of people over the past two decades.

KIM & DON HANAN The Kim Hanan Group Fonville Morisey Realty 919-416-2263

Exceeding Your Expectations and Assisting Home Sellers & Buyers with All of your Real Estate needs since 1985 We are certified, full-service residential real estate agents and relocation associates. Your “One-Stop-Shopping” connection for Buying or Selling your home or property. We’ll assist you with your selections of mortgage consultants, closing attorneys, home inspections and repair connections. Offering LOYALTY, HONESTY, ETHICAL and PROFESSIONAL full time real estate service since 1985. Allow us the honor of serving you and we’ll Exceed Your Expectations. Call or contact us through www.NCHomeSearch.com or www.HananHomz.com.

RODNEY CARROLL HomeTowne Realty (919)779-3113 Rodney@myrtcteam.com

Whether you need expert advice, market information, or assistance to find the home of your dreams, I am here to help you with all of your real estate needs. I am always available to offer you personal, one-on-one help with what some say is the biggest decision you will make in your life. I have built a reputation for client satisfaction, and am devoted to making your move as easy as possible. You will have the added benefit of working with an agent who understands your needs when buying, selling, or relocating. Finding the right home is only the beginning.

BECKY PHILLIPS Carolina Realty (919)610-9030 becky@carolinarealty-NC.com

Becky is no stranger to real estate, she has been in the business for 25+ years and has her CRS and GRI designations. She loves working with people and takes pride in making sure that she meets the needs of her customers. Whether it be BUYERS, SELLERS, BUILDERS OR DEVELOPERS her knowledge and experience helps her make sure that all the people she works with get priority treatment.

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DOMENICK SCHILLING Coldwell Banker - HPW (919)413-7600 schillingd@hpw.com

I was born in New York City and grew up in New Jersey. In 1985, I relocated to Raleigh and I have also lived in Durham and Charlotte. After a successful career with AAA Carolinas, I was ready for a new challenge and made the switch to real estate in 2004. I sold new homes with several large national & regional builders for the first four and a half years, then moved into the general brokerage side of the business at the start of 2009. Whether you are looking for a new home or a previously owned home, I would love to share my experience with you and help you find just what you are looking for!

JUDITH MCMILLEN McMillen and Associates Realty (919)921-1883 teamjm@themcmillengroup.com

Judith McMillen has been one of the top listing and selling agents in Wayne County for the past 17 years. She also has 13 years in corporate relocation. She brings to her buyers and sellers an unmatched knowledge of the market, in addition to her extensive negotiating skills. Her wide-ranging network of connections provides a large pool of buyers to our sellers. Mrs McMillen leads the industry in Wayne County in the promotion of listed properties and the implementation of cutting-edge technology.

KATHY WALLAT Triangle South Realty (919)210-6111 katwallat@yahoo.com

With over 23 years experience, I’m here to help with all your Real Estate needs from selling your current home to helping to find or build the home of your dreams! I will work relentlessly for you to find that perfect home. If you currently own property and are thinking of placing it on the market, I can help you with information about preparing your home for sale so you’ll get the best price. My dedication and professional service are unparalleled. In today’s market, you need a quality professional working for you. Making Dreams come true on Home at a time!

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If you wish to work with a proven professional with exceptional marketing skills, then give me a call today. The Real Estate landscape can be difficult to navigate and an experienced agent can make a world of difference. I’d be proud to work as your Real Estate guide in the Raleigh area to find you and/or your family the best location based on your needs. To get the most for your home or to receive the best value on your real estate purchases, you need an experienced and proven business person working for you - not just another agent.

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ALL BRICK, VERY WELL MAINTAINED HOME. Large master with sitting area, Master bath has tub and separate shower. Metal roof, whole house generator is LP gas fed, Office area in garage is heated and cooled. Part of back yard is fenced with black chain link. $227,500

PRICE REDUCED! Tremendous value in this large house that includes 2car garage & huge, daylight basement; most rooms are on main level; basement has huge family room, storeroom/workshop, & extra room; large master suite. Lots of privacy & town park w/tennis and walking trails near. $198,500

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Country living at its best, lots of space inside and out. 1.9 acre lot, unrestricted. Formal dining, masonry fireplace accents the living room, eatin kitchen. Master down with second spacious bedroom as well. Large walk in storage up with another bedroom and a full bath. Spacious deck for cooking and over the upper deck there is a sundowner awning. $255,000

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Majestic Track of Land! Great for 1 Family with space for horses or would make a great area for new homes. Close to shopping, churches, and parks. Backs up to White Deer Park in Garner with walking trails. $1,277,000.00

Property located approximately 7 miles from Interchange of I 40 East & I 95 South and I 40 East and NC HWY 96, (Meadow Exit.) Very quite, rural area. Lot is located to the right of the Modular Home, currently under construction. $30,500

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POPULARITY CONTEST:

MOST COVETED FEATURES FOR NEW HOMES During New Homes Month in April, the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) is sharing with home buyers the most popular features in new single-family homes. Builders from across the country were surveyed on what features they were most likely to include in a typical single-family home this year, revealing that convenience, livability and energy efficiency are top priorities. “Newly constructed homes can suit the specific requirements of today’s home buyers,” says NAHB Chairman Kevin Kelly, a home builder and developer from Wilmington, Del. “And now is a great time to consider buying a new home, as consumers can take advantage of competitive home prices and low interest rates to find the perfect new home for their families.” Home builders are including features that are practical and functional for the daily lives of today’s home buyers. The features that are most likely to be included in a typical single-family home this year are: »»

a walk-in closet in the master bedroom

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low-e coated windows (low-e coatings minimize the amount of ultraviolet and infrared light that can pass through glass without compromising the amount of visible light that is transmitted)

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a laundry room

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a great room

Energy efficiency is another key theme for builders, with Energy-Star rated appliances, programmable thermostats and Energy-Star rated windows at the top of the list. These features help make the home more comfortable and can save the home owner significant money over the long term. On a median per square-foot basis, home owners spent 78 cents per square foot per year on electricity, while owners of new homes spent 65 cents per square foot per year, according to data from the 2009 American Housing Survey (AHS). Some of this has to do with better building materials, insulation, etc., but Energy-Star rated features are a must-include for new homes. Builders also list features such as granite countertops, stainless steel appliances, a double sink and a central island as winning elements in new-home kitchens. Must-haves for the bathroom include a linen closet and a private toilet with its own door. Additional features home buyers want throughout the home (and builders are likely to include) are first-floor ceilings that are at least nine-feet high, a front porch, outdoor lighting and a patio.

Home buyers can access home buying and home building information and resources on NAHB's website at nahb.org/forconsumers.


ES 2018:

Smart Home Trends to Look for This Year F

rom robots to voice assistants, this year is set to see a boom in smart home products. The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2018 concluded a record year with more than 1,000 speakers and close to 200,000 attendants over the course of four days. Held in Las Vegas, CES is one of the largest tech shows in the world, and, at this year's event, smart home products had a far greater presence than at any previous CES event. Here's our list for the top smart home trends to look out for in 2018, based on products presented at CES:

Voice Assistants All four of the trends on this list aren't new products or ideas by any means, but in 2018 you should expect to see interest in these tech trends really heat up. That goes for voice assistants. Some of the most popular tech products of last year were the Amazon Dot and Alexa. That's not exactly what we're talking about here—instead, look out for voice functionality to be incorporated

into a wide range of products this year. From speakers to dishwashers, many existing smart home products will be adding Alexa, HomeKit and Google Assistant voice functionality.

Smart Mirrors The beauty category has the most wildly varying set of technologies currently being introduced to the market. From the Kerastase Hair Coach to Amazon's Echo Look, there were many different technologies brought to market in 2017 and we should expect to see even more advances this year. One of the most intriguing trends we've seen are smart mirrors; several were presented at CES, including the HiMirror Mini (pictured above) which analyzes your face and gives you a score based on how many wrinkles and blemishes you have. Other notable examples come from Simplehuman, and MAC, which has begun installing AR mirrors in their stores so people can try on makeup without actually "trying on makeup." It's a safe bet that 2018 will be an interesting year for smart beauty technology.

Exercise Equipment

Peloton has been getting some serious competition lately in the smart home exercise equipment arena. The category has become more and more popular, and brands like Flexispot, with its exercise desk bike, could soon give the connected indoor bicycle company a run for its money. Flexispot's desk bike won a CES Innovation Award this year. Peloton, however, answered back at CES this month by unveiling the Peloton Tread ($3,995). The smart treadmill (pictured above) is similar to the company's bikes in that it includes an HD touchscreen for watching classes taught by instructors live from New York. And, at 32 inches, the treadmill's touchscreen is more than double the size of the bike's. Look out for more eyebrow-raising technology and price tags in the exercise equipment space this year.

Smart Appliances One of the more intriguing categories, but one that we likely won't see much move-

ment in this year, are smart appliances. Like the name suggests, these are larger appliances—washer machines, refrigerators, etc.—that are integrating smart technology. There are already a handful of these appliances on the market that incorporate voice functionality or can be controlled remotely via an app; however, this is another smart home trend that you should wait and see with. One thing's for sure: There is a lot more smart home tech to look out for in 2018 than in previous years—some of it may be worth a purchase, but all of it will be interesting.

Jameson Doris is RISMedia's blog and social media editor. Email him your real estate news ideas at jdoris@rismedia.com.


6 Must-Do Plumbing Maintenance Checks Routine maintenance can save homeowners

Lint Trap It may seem unrelated to the plumbing system, but lint buildup can block the drain of your washing machine if left unattended. Clear your lint trap (typically found on the internal recess of the unit) or hire a plumber to install a wire trap filter to improve drainage. Supply Hoses Inspect hoses that connect to appliances, such as your dishwasher, icemaker and washing machine. Look for bulging or other signs of leakage. If you spot a leak, call your plumber to make repairs or come replace your hose with a stainless steel hose right away. Sinks Hard water deposits can clog the faucets in your kitchen and

bathrooms, reducing energy-efficiency. If you notice mineral buildup, unscrew the screen at the tip of the faucet (the aerator) and soak it in vinegar overnight.

repairs, especially when

If your house has an issue with hard water, talk to your plumber about installing a water softening system. It can help make heating your water more efficient, help you use less soap and detergent when washing dishes and clothes, and preserve the look of your faucets and fixtures.

it comes to plumbing.

Toilets Conduct a DIY litmus test by adding a few drops of food

thousands in potential

There are several steps homeowners can take to check for red flags in their plumbing systems,

coloring to the tanks of toilets in your home. If the water in the bowl changes colors after a half an hour, call a plumber to assess the problem.

Water Heater Check the thermometer to make sure the temperature is lower than 120 degrees Fahrenheit. Increase the longevity of your unit by draining a few gallons of water from the tank to eliminate corrosion-causing sediment.

She recommends these

Depending on whether you have an electric or gas water heater, you’ll need to turn off the electricity or cut off the pilot light. But if you’re not as comfortable working with gas or electricity, don’t hesitate to call a plumber and have them do it. While they are at your house they can perform other checks as well!

conducting these six

Sump Pump If your home’s basement is protected from flood-

says Patricia Bonacorda of Spartan Plumbing.

maintenance checks at least once a year.

ing by a sump pump, test the unit by pouring a few buckets of water into the sump pit. It should activate automatically and shut off when the job’s done. For an added layer of protection, have your plumber install a flood alarm. By performing regular checks and having a plumber fix any issue as soon as they arise, you can keep your plumbing system functioning properly for years to come!


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Southern Country Charm!! Low Country home with 11.99 acres of horse pasture with 90 x 50 plus barn with 13 stalls, 2 tack rooms, wired work shop. 40x60 hay barn, pond. Custom built home w/hardwoods thru out. Large country kitchen w/ custom cabinets, dining and sitting area. Huge Master w/ Jacuzzi tub. All bedrooms have attached baths. Masonry fireplace w/gas logs. Rocking chair front & back porches and patio. $465,000 Text R684141 to 52187

Stately Home in beautiful country club community almost 8,000 sf plus two large unfinished bonus rooms, sitting on 6.5 acres on the Lake Wackena plus ownership of two private islands. Main floor has formal living room, large library with fireplace overlooking rose garden and the lake, formal dining room that accommodates a table for twelve. The master Judith McMillen bedroom and baths are McMillen and Associates Realty also on the first floor and (919)921-1883 overlook the lake as does teamjm@themcmillengroup.com the large newly renovated kitchen. $975,000 Text R684341 to 52187

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Gorgeous townhome in the thick of all that’s going on in up-and-coming Garner. Downstairs master, unfinished storage up, one-car garage, granite countertops, extensive crown moldings, dramatic ceilings, gleaming hardwoods and so much more. Enjoy coffee on your spacious screened porch overlooking the pond. Entirely repainted interior in 2017. Close to White Oak shopping, easy access to downtown. This one is truly a stunner. Come see for yourself! $264,900 Text R718020 to 52187 Many updates to this one story brick ranch close to shopping in South Smithfield. Tankless water heater, updated electrical, refinished gorgeous hardwood floors, NEW HVAC, vinyl in kitchen & dining room, new counter tops, freshly painted inside and out. NEW Stove and dishwasher too. Office was a beauty shop for owner with half bath. Big laundry room across from shop/office. Updated walk in shower in master bath. Tile hall bath. Built in desk in center bedroom for office, crafts or just homework. Must see! $159,900. Text R585707 to 52187

Lovely home secluded and surrounded by hardwoods. Master suite with wood fireplace, double vanity with granite counter tops and large shower. Large living area with gas logs, open to separate dining room. Kitchen with pantry and OPEN HOUSE APRIL 14TH & 15TH, 2-4PM breakfast room large deck. Large bedroom could be use Becky Phillips for bonus or office Large Carolina Realty garage and carport - new hot water heater in June 2017. (919)610-9030 becky@carolinarealty-nc.com Cedar closet-screened porch. $275,900. Text R601837 to 52187

Country French hidden on a private cove on the lake. Stunning views from every room, 5 mins to the County Club. A well-designed & well-maintained house, retaining the charm of antique woodwork, French marble mantel, slate entry w/Venetian chandelier. The light-filled kitchen has granite counters, brick floor, plus Judith McMillen walk-in pantry. Kitchen has McMillen and Associates Realty own fireplace. The master (919)921-1883 w/ dual closets. Established teamjm@themcmillengroup.com yard leads to a seawall with boat ramp. $475,000 Text R684338 to 52187

Over an acre on the big lake at Walnut Creek, with 5361 square feet. This house has a gentleman’s paneled den, a formal living and dining, a family den, eat in kitchen, a huge recreation room for the kids, a workshop for him and a craft room for her all on the first floor, plus a large master with a palatial master bath and adjoining sunroom that includes a hot tub. Upstairs Judith McMillen are four additional bedrooms, McMillen and Associates Realty a bonus room. This brick home (919)921-1883 has everything, boat docks teamjm@themcmillengroup.com gazebo, screened porch and outstanding views. $369,900 Text R684367 to 52187

Stunning custom home with 1st floor master bedroom surrounded by hardwood trees and private setting. Hardwood floors throughout main living area. Formal dining room with extensive molding details. Kitchen with granite tops and stainless steel appliances. 1st floor master bedroom with trey ceiling and stunning master bathroom. Upstairs is 2 large secondary bedroom, office area, and bonus room. Screen porch off breakfast room leads to yard with hardwood trees. $379,900. Text R553237 to 52187

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Extraordinary 4 Bedroom In Riverwood Community! Handscraped Harwoods, Granite C Tops, Upgraded SS Appl, Gas Range, Coffered Ceiling, Tile Bath Floors, Gas FP in Family Room, & Charming Sunroom. Lg First Floor Master w/En Suite Bath. Drop Zone Mudroom Area. 3 Spacious Guest Rms on 2nd w/Full Bath & Bonus. WIC Storage. Immaculate! (200TA) MLS#2175771. $323,900 Lovely Traditional & Great Location! 9’ Smooth Ceilings, Formal Dining, Living/Study, Open Kitchen, Breakfast & Family Room w/FP, 3 Bedrooms & Spacious Bonus. Huge Flat Lot. NEW ROOF, All Hardwoods Living, Bedroom/Bonus Areas. Large Master Bedroom with updated En Suite Bath. (705F) $259,900 MLS#2174844

NEW CONSTRUCTION LOADED WITH CUSTOM FEATURES! Open Plan features Site Finished Hardwoods, Custom Molding, Granite Counter Tops, Tray Ceilings & more. Luxurious Master En Suite Bath, Tile Shower & Garden Tub. 1st Floor Master, 2 Main Floor Guest Bedrooms, Fin Bonus Room, Office, Play Room & Full Bath on second. 2 Car Garage, Rear Deck & Large .70 AC Lot. $329,900 (600CL) MLS2168790 BILTMORE Plan- New Construction. ECO Home CERTIFIED! FRONT PORCH. HUGE Fam Rm w/GAS F/P. Kitchen features GRANITE Cntops, TILE Backsplash, SS APPLs, & Lrg ISLAND. First Flr Master, 4 Spacious Bdrms, LOFT. Lots of UPGRADEs thruout! 10Yr STRUCTURAL WARRANTY. Great SCHOOLs & LOCATION! (625SU) $275,980

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Lovely Traditional Nestled on 1.80 Acres! Nicely appointed 4 Bedroom features First Floor Master, Family Room, Kitchen, Granite Counter Tops, SS Appliances, Bosch Dishwasher & Hickory Cabinets. Hardwoods on Main Floor Living Areas. New HVAC & Duct Work in 2017, New Carpet in 2016 on Second Floor & Master Bedroom. Immaculate! (493W) $288.900

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MODEL HOME! - MOORE Plan- ECO Home CERTIFIED! Front Porch, OPEN FLOOR PLAN, Fam Rm w/GAS F/P. Designer Kitchen w/GRANITE Countertops, TILE Backsplash, SS APPLs, & Lrg ISLAND. Dining Area. SECURITY SYSTEM. LOW-E WINDOWs. Lots of UPGRADEs thruout! 10Yr STRUCTURAL WARRANTY. Great Schools & Location. (23MA) $230,000.

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Fantastic Garner Location! Charming Townhome in the heart of Garner. Home features NEW ROOF 2017, NEW Heat & Air 2016, New Carpeting and Kitchen Flooring! Large Eat in Kitchen with Picture Window and Dining Area. Spacious Living Room With Fireplace opens to rear Patio & Storage Space. 2 Large Bedrooms Upstairs. Ready to occupy! (1450A) $128,900

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$294,900

FIRST FLOOR MASTER

70 LARS LANE HERITAGE FARMS 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, 1983 SqFt. MLS:2176663 Text R715909 to 52187 $297,900

CATHEDRAL CEILINGS

55 BIRDO POINT WAY ADAMS POINT 4 Bedrooms, 3.5 Baths, 2632 SqFt MLS:2153757 Text R426025 to 52187 $299,900

4 BEDROOMS

149 BIRDO POINT WAY ADAMS POINT 4 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, 2704 SqFt MLS:2166359 Text R632272 to 52187 $295,900

SOLD

THE BEAUFORT PLAN

144 BIRDO POINT WAY ADAMS POINT 5 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, 2650 SqFt. MLS:2173909 Text R632271 to 52187 $235,900

$307,000

3 CAR GARAGE

135 BIRDO POINT WAY ADAMS POINT 4 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, 2618 SqFt MLS:2163636 Text R629720 to 52187 $291,900

LOFT AREA

9004 CABIN CREEK COURT THE RESERVE 3 Bedrooms, 3.5 Baths, 2694 SqFt MLS:2166932 Text R426035 to 52187 $291,900

D L O S

OPEN RANCH PLAN

EXTENSIVE TRIM

GREAT LAYOUT

109 BIRDO POINT WAY ADAMS POINT 4 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, 2593 SqFt MLS:2139939 Text R426027 to 52187

121 GRAY SQUIRREL DRIVE NORTHFIELD 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, 2169 SqFt MLS:2155617 Text R567718 to 52187

114 BIRDO POINT WAY ADAMS POINT 4 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, 2531 SqFt MLS:2167101 Text R653791 to 52187

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