How to Buy Your own Slice of “Silicon City”

One of the media’s favorite new hobbies these days is trying to pick the next Silicon Valley … With the job market back on the upswing and American tech companies thriving across the board, it’s probably just a matter of time before another startup hotspot starts to lead the way with ... Read More...

Main Street Mafia: How Big Banks helped make Mortgage Fraud Big Business for Organized Crime

The housing bubble of the mid-2000’s brought all sorts of characters to the table. Government regulators, like then-congressman Barney Frank wanted to “roll the dice” on more housing loans to sup-prime applicants. Mom and pop investors, burned by the bubble in technology stocks wanted something simple and easy to understand… like the ... Read More...

The Do’s and Don’ts of Home Renovation

Part of the dream of home ownership is the endless possibilities. During years of renting, your creative intuition was held back. You couldn’t paint your apartment interior pink or have a go at the yard out front. As a homeowner, you now have unlimited freedom to change everything from the home’s ... Read More...

6 things only locals would know (and NEVER tell you) about Raleigh, North Carolina …

Over the last two decades, Raleigh, North Carolina—the “City of Oaks”—has had more success than virtually any other American City in attracting new residents & businesses while steadily improving the overall standard of life. From the “Research Triangle” of Raleigh, Durham and Chapel Hill (with their thriving universities) to the furthest ... Read More...