I can tell whether this trend is growing in popularity or if the builders are beating a dead horse...what do you think?
A new construction spec home really wanted to make sure you know it was built this year. Updates are interesting to me, especially with trends. Will this end up looking distinctively dated as a 2015-2020 home in 10 years?
When a new jeans trend comes around, you can sell your old ones or keep them around in case it comes back. But a home trend could set you back thousands when you go to update. Doesn’t mean I don’t love the sharp look of these tiles. I definitely wouldn’t complain. 😋
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🏡 Grateful to be able to help this family find their dream home. So many twists and turns but we finally got to the closing table. No quit in me 💪🏾 Can’t wait to see the #worldclassrehab 😆 Congratulations #JonesFamily on your new home! 🏠
“Positive Reinforcement”? I think I’ve heard of this... J/K, although there was a time when I was 24 and moved to the other side of the world to teach EFL and I did NOT know that this concept meant. And lemme tell you it was hard to practice when my students in that first school were liable to smack each other in the face with water bottles and bite pants and get dragged around in the sand without letting go (true story). Grampa knew what he was talking about. And I’ve learned that this document I have been taking quotes from was actually a letter of advice he wrote to the principal of the school where he was a guidance counselor. He later became the principal, and I think you can tell why. ♥️ •
Clean lines and spotless countertops make me 😁😁😁!!!
➡️➡️ (“I wonder if the builder would add over-cupboard accent lights?”) It’s #newconstruction so it never hurts to ask!
Looking to make something BRAND NEW your own? Bet you never knew all the things you could ask for and negotiate! If you or someone you know is looking for the dream home 📲 me - 681-758-1182
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🚨OPEN HOUSE ALERT🚨
Weekend plans? Come check out this beautiful new construction custom home inside the Beltline! The builder @trianglebuildingnc has incredible attention to detail with exquisite finishing touches. The deck and fenced-in backyard in this cul-de-sac give you your own oasis to entertain or enjoy privacy, all while enjoying the benefits of city living.
Would love to see you there!! SUNDAY 9/15 from 12-3! DM me with questions!
1117 Page Street, Raleigh
🏝Are you an island?🏝 For better or worse, we need to be able to work with people to make things happen, whether in the workplace, school, online or in our own families. It’s hard for me not to hole myself up and try to “do it all” but every time I work with someone else it feels immensely better. True, I’m selective. We have to be. Gotta be able to filter out the voices that bring nothing positive.
Unless you don’t rely on anyone for any single thing. If you’re a legit “island” then you can make all your own decisions with no input, and beware because soon Amazon will buy you. 🏝 •
✨Community Highlight: Whole Package Events✨ — the interview will be published at 8pm EST! 🥳
I spoke with E, co-owner of @wholepackageevents about how everything got going for her and Natalie when they started their event-planning business earlier this year. They are already in high demand so we met on-location at a show they participated in in Apex - there was a lot going on so some of the dialogue is faint but I know you’ll see how much E loves her business!! (Also one of the hazards of recording with a phone - sometimes being REAL means you have to strain your ears 😜) E tells the story of moms who LOVE birthday parties and THEMES! Give her a good theme and she’s in paradise. 🌴 From @fortnite#glamping to a #vegas adult party they will fine-tune every detail to leave a lasting impression on you and your guests - because they LOVE IT! Dang it, I knew I should have followed my heart and become a professional party favor designer... The video will be released at 8pm on my FB business page (currently Facebook only!) REAL interviews with REAL locals, on the regular. Stay tuned!! •
Somehow I gravitate to the furry (or feathered) life forms faster than anything else. Fortunately they like me, and I just can’t get enough.
Thanks for the hospitality this weekend @triangleurbanfarm - somehow I restrained myself and left with zero extra passengers.
Are you house-hunting with a critter? (Or 10?) It’s a lot to consider and I want to help you. Let’s talk! 📲
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I know Grampa meant this for students, child students, but don’t adults need this communication as well? (I also realize that I made my image with a typo - but decided to leave it cuz I’m a real person who makes mistakes 😊) Our society is SO HYPER JUDGMENTAL!! Sometimes all you gotta do is cross a street (not even a party line) and suddenly you’re accosted for being too much of one thing or not enough of another. As a result we end up too defensive, insecure, and trapped in our own minds. Or WORSE we only ever let out out true thoughts to people we already know will agree with or validate them.
What if we all reassured each other from the get go? We are adults now and know what is “acceptable” human behavior, but acceptable social behavior is ever-changing and increasingly polarized.
Want to spread some love and openness?Start a conversation with, “I like and respect you, regardless of your opinion.” Try it. Ask them to say it back to you. This simple gesture, pause for thought, may offer understanding. Not agreement - but who wants to live in a world where everyone thinks the same thing? •
From NY to NC! We loved helping the Thurstons buy a beautiful home here, checking on the property for them constantly. Do you have a friend or family member moving to the area? We're here to help make that easy on them and would be honored with a referral.
What great way to kick off the week! Over the weekend I got inducted into Chicago 300 Black Women and was honored alongside some heavy hitters in their fields. I didn’t think I was deserving of this honor yet because I felt like I’m just getting started but like I said in my acceptance speech “ I’m accepting this honor as God’s way of saying this is ONLY the beginning and you’re on the right track.” BIG thank you to my God, family, friends, @bfcares , @dr.tammy_@chicago300blackwomen and my people over at #KellerWilliamsPreferredRealty and @power92chicago I love you BFs🤞🏽 Make it a great week!