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Activities You Can Do With Your Family

Posted by Jenn Cole on April 02, 2020 in  uncategorized
With the current state of the world, people are spending more time at home than ever. This provides for some great opportunities to bond as a family, and also gives some of us a bit more time to get things done around the house. Spending more time with your family can lead to some questions, though. One of the biggest is “Exactly what are we supposed to do now that we’re together?” Without the breaks afforded by work, school and other activities, trying to come up with activities for the whole fam... read more
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Our First Be Kind Day

Posted by Jenn Cole on January 15, 2020 in  Be Kind Days
Our first "Be Kind" Day was a success!  What the heck is Be Kind Day.  It was an idea that I came up with one day while sitting at a red light...where I do some of my best thinking.  An interesting fact that I don't talk about as much as I should is the giving back side of our business.  From every closing that I have I set aside a donation and choose an organization quarterly to give back to.  In the 4 years that Be Home has been around, Jenn Cole & Co. has donated almost $15... read more
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Spring Cleaning Tasks 2020

Posted by Jenn Cole on April 22, 2020 in  uncategorized
As self-isolation and social distancing stretches on, you may find yourself a bit bored just staying at home. Since there’s a big difference between choosing to stay at home and having to stay at home, even those who enjoy spending time at home may be struggling. This is why many people are starting to look for things that need to be done around the house – if you’re going to be stuck at home every day, you might as well be productive. Fortunately, there are a number of spring-cleaning tasks that ... read more
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What to do in the Triangle for Valentine's Day

Posted by Jenn Cole on January 17, 2020 in  uncategorized
What to do for Valentine’s Day in Raleigh     Ahhh…. the day of love.  Love it or hate it, Valentine’s Day is right around the corner.  For some it is just a crazy holiday that was made up by the card companies.  For others, it is the day to show your true love how special they are to you.  If you are trying to figure out how you are going to spend it, here is a few ideas….   When I think of love, I think of food.  If you are... read more
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Wowza! Is that new tax assessment right??!!

Posted by Jenn Cole on January 17, 2020 in  uncategorized
Man, it is the talk of the realtor world right now. Not the lack of inventory. We are talking about the 2020 Wake County property tax reappraisals. If you hadn't already seen: Wake County released the values for real estate that will be used on the next tax bill. They used to do this every 8 years, but have cut that time in half. Let me tell you.. some of those values went up a lot. Over 100% in some areas.  Tax bills don't go up at the same rate as the value. Just because your tax value went up 100% doesn't ... read more
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