Local Coffee Shop Guide!

Small businesses in the Triangle are booming! Who doesn’t love a great cup of coffee and a relaxing environment? Coffee shops are wonderful places to catch up with a long lost friend or to study the afternoon away. We wanted to share with you just a few of the local coffee shops we think you…

Top 5 Reasons Why Chapel Hill is a Great Place to Live

1. Rave Reviews Chapel Hill has been rated one of the best cities to retire in. It features a mild climate and its conveniently located just a few hours from the beach and the mountains of beautiful NC. 2. Arts Appreciation Chapel Hill is very rich in arts appreciation. There is something for everyone in…

Top 3 Places to Market Your Home Online!

If you read one of our recent blog posts about how to select a great real estate agent to sell your home, you know that marketing is key! In today’s world of ever present technology, online marketing is more essential than ever before. The Mark Steward team lets you know the top 3 places your…

Golfing in the Triangle?

The weather is warming up, so we know some of you will be preparing to hit the green! The Triangle area is home to some award-winning golf courses & clubs in the country. Be sure to check Tee times, membership options, and dress codes before playing! * = Private Golf Club Raleigh Country Club*: Ranked…

Top 3 Tips For Choosing Who Will Sell Your Home

1. Talk with recent clients of the agent. Ask the agent to provide a list of the homes they have sold in the past year with the contact information of the seller. This tip comes to us from a past president of the National Association of Realtors. The professor emeritus at Harvard Business School says…

How To Choose The Perfect Listing Agent For Your Home:

Choosing an agent that you are going to trust with the sell of your home is not an easy task. Luckily, here at the Mark Steward Team, we are here to assist you with honesty, sincerity, and a genuine love for helping families find their dream homes. Two mistakes that sellers seem to make, which…

Real Estate Investing 101!

So you’re considering investing in real estate? I’m sure most of you have seen the numerous shows on HGTV showing the ups and downs of real estate investment properties. When considering whether or not to invest, much like anything else, it’s important to know what you’re getting yourself into and to have a plan Before…

Spring Cleaning Checklist

Groundhog Day has passed and although it was determined there would be 6 more weeks of winter, it’s never too early to start your Spring cleaning. The daunting task of deep cleaning your home excites some and seems to be overwhelming for others. The secret is to split up your tasks and have a plan…

Top 3 Things You Can Do To Get Your Home Ready For The Market

1. Know the importance of First Impressions! You never have another chance to make a first impression. For a potential buyer, more than likely the first impression occurs as they are driving down your driveway and approach your home. Knowing this is very important for sellers because they are able to know what to focus…