Archives: August 2012




Understanding Foreclosures – Part Two

Foreclosure can be a very intimidating and confusing concept to grasp. In today’s economy, it is more important than ever to have a basic understanding of the process and what it means for you and your family. In our previous blog post, we explained what foreclosure actually means. Now we will discuss the foreclosure process […]



Economist: Raleigh set to outpace U.S. economy

Creation of new business establishments rose 3 percent in the Raleigh metro area between 2008 and the end of 2011. That was almost double the national rate of 1.7 percent, says PNC Financial’s Mekael Teshome, who believes the entrepreneurship factor will help the area outpace the U.S. in the coming economic recovery. http://www.bizjournals.com/triangle/blog/2012/07/economist-raleigh-set-to-outpace-us.html    



Home building jumps 23% in Wake County

Residential building construction for the first half of 2012 in Wake County is up 23 percent compared to the same period a year ago in both the number of new homes built and the total value of those new homes. That’s according to new building permit data released by Wake County’s revenue department on Thursday. […]