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We are an independently-owned, Triangle based company, committed to helping people like you by simplifying the process of buying and selling homes.

If you are a current home owner who is interested in selling your home independently please read what our customers are saying about us.

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We also offer more traditional, full-service NC real estate services if you decide you would like more assistance.


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  • listing
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  • All standard/required real estate forms
  • Comparative market analysis (CMA)
  • Yard sign and flyer box
  • Unlimited custom flyers
  • Multiple digital photos of property


  • Custom Home Search
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  • Offer Presentation
  • Preparation of Documents
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  • Coordination with Escrow Agent
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Terry McDonald ‐ Owner • Broker • REALTOR®
Helping Buyers and Sellers Get it Done Right!

After 20 years of running his own custom home construction and Real Estate development companies, Terry changed careers in 2006 and concentrates solely on helping buyers and sellers with their real estate needs. Employing his vast amount of knowledge and experience on your behalf will give you an advantage in your search for a new home or sale of your existing residence. Terry is currently a member of the Top Producers Council and frequently exchanges thoughts and ideas of our current market conditions with other Top Producers. We are confident that Terry will be the Real Estate Professional that you are looking for, offering the total package when it comes to knowledge, experience, and professionalism in the Real Estate marketplace. Terry will work long hours to accomplish all of your goals and provide service beyond your expectation. Terry looks forward to meeting you in person to discuss your Real Estate needs and helping you to achieve them.

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3 Summer ’16 House Selling Trends in the Triangle

Posted on June 24, 2016 by imusocialmedia

FlatFeeRealty 1-14-16Many homeowners across the Triangle want to sell their home. Apex, Raleigh, and Cary are just a few local communities that are red hot for buyers. As Flat Fee Realty assesses the market, we believe the time to list is now! Compared to other states that have experienced declining real estate prices after the housing market crash of 2008, North Carolina has progressed each and every year. estimates the median home value at 0,000 statewide and predicts that value will increase 3% in 2016.

In addition, Charlotte and Raleigh are leading the state in home appreciation and sales since 2010, according to Wells Fargo Economic Outlook. With such a hot real estate market in Raleigh, it is important to have the home for sale visible to buyers and agents. Our real estate experts at Flat Fee Realty are well-connected in the Triangle area, and we know the right strategies to sell local homes quickly and with the right process. Our team of professionals will provide insight into current real estate market trends, especially those factors that are influencing the local market boom happening this summer of 2016.

Flat Fee Realty offers three trends that home sellers need to know when listing a home in the Triangle area:  

  • Millennials and young professionals are driving home sales: College graduates and young professionals are flocking to the Triangle in order to secure jobs in engineering, research, medical trials, and education among others. Property values have also increased, further sparking interest in the local housing market.
  • Buyers are focused on needs not wants: Local home buyers are interested in buying homes based on location and functionality, rather than luxury and amenities. With a need to be near the Research Triangle Park (RTP) and other technical and research heavy areas, entire markets benefit. For example, Downtown Raleigh and inner beltline areas have seen more than 2,000 apartment complexes built over two years and the demand is increasing with more corridors opening up along Interstate 40.
  • Demand is high and supply is low: According to Triangle Real Estate, in the first two months of 2016 there were 1,427 homes listed in Wake County with only 5.61% expiring. The average sale was 98.76% of the asking price and took about 51 days to be sold.

This is all encouraging news for homeowners looking to sell a home in Raleigh, Apex, Cary, Wake Forest, Durham and other very active markets! By utilizing the experience of our real estate professionals at Flat Free Realty, any home is sure to sell quickly and at or around the median-market value. Contact us today to see how we can help!


This post on selling and buying a home in the Triangle is brought to you by the team at Flat Fee Realty and is intended for informational purposes only.

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