April 27, 2022

How the Due Diligence Fee in NC Originated

Some people really don't like this Due Diligence fee that has been implemented when buying a home in North Carolina.  Watch this short clip to find out how it came to be.


Feb. 4, 2022

What to expect in 2022 in Real Estate

REALTOR® Stu Barnes shares his thoughts on what happened in 2021 in Residential Real Estate in the Raleigh, NC area and also what to expect in 2022.  


April 12, 2021

The 2021 Real Estate Market

Why Everyone Should Read This

As I type this paragraph, buyers of residential real estate all over the Country are scratching their heads trying to strategize on how to win a bidding war on a house.  I am a REALTOR® in the Raleigh, NC area.  Raleigh is now the 3rd ...

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Feb. 19, 2021

Types of Siding for Your Home

Different Types of Siding

Yes...there are different types of siding to choose from when building a home, but what if you are buying a resale home....what type of siding does it have?  Here is a short clip about the different types of siding we see around here in ...

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Feb. 15, 2021

What is an Easement? What does Landlocked mean?

When buying a house you may see the term "easement" and wonder what the heck that may also here the term "landlocked" and not know what that means either.  Check out this short explainer video.


Feb. 15, 2021

What is a Tankless Water Heater?

Most people think of a water heater as being a huge missile shaped machine either up in their attic or in their garage.  The tankless water heater isn't brand new, but fairly new in the housing industry.  Take a few minutes to see what one looks like and how ...

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Aug. 8, 2020

Working Remotely; The New Reality

How Is Remote Work Changing Homebuyer Needs?

How Is Remote Work Changing Homebuyer Needs? | MyKCM

With more companies figuring out how to efficiently and effectively enable their employees to work remotely (and for longer than most of us initially expected), homeowners throughout the country are re-evaluating their needs. Do I still need to live close to my ...

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June 8, 2020

Supply and Demand During Covid-19

Home Prices: It’s All About Supply and Demand

Home Prices: It’s All About Supply and Demand | MyKCM

As we enter the summer months and work through the challenges associated with the current health crisis, many are wondering what impact the economic slowdown will have on home prices. Looking at the big picture, supply and demand will give us the ...

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June 3, 2020

Owning a Home Pays

The Benefits of Homeownership May Reach Further Than You Think

The Benefits of Homeownership May Reach Further Than You Think | MyKCM

More than ever, our homes have become an integral part of our lives. Today they are much more than the houses we live in. They’re evolving into our workplaces, schools for our children, and safe havens that provide shelter, stability ...

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May 28, 2020

Summer 2020 is the New Spring for Real Estate

Why This Summer Is the 2020 Real Estate Season

Why This Summer Is the 2020 Real Estate Season | MyKCM

With stay-at-home orders starting to gradually lift throughout parts of the country, data indicates homebuyers are jumping back into the market. After many families put their plans on hold due to the COVID-19 pandemic, what we once called the busy spring ...

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