Hickory Area Happenings!

It's not too early to think about when to ship holiday gifts.

FedEx, UPS and the U.S. Postal Service all expect to deliver a record number of packages this holiday season, which is Read more..

Posted in:General
Posted by Shane Greene on December 3rd, 2019 3:47 PM

Good news for sellers: Home prices are on the rise. But buyers should brace for higher prices.

Nearly all—93%—of the largest metros in the U.S. saw home prices rise in the third quarter over the past year. A shortage of homes for sale, combined with higher demand, Read more

Posted in:Home
Posted by Shane Greene on November 19th, 2019 5:18 PM

There is currently no drug treatments on the market that can slow the progression of Alzheimer’s disease—but this new medication could soon be a groundbreaking treatment for dementia patients after researchers examined the data from the drug’s Phase 3 clinical trials.

This week, pharmaceutical company Biogen...Read more

Posted by Shane Greene on October 24th, 2019 4:40 PM

There are many questions homeowners ask themselves during the selling process. "How much will my home sell for?"  "How much should I list my home for?"  "Who should I select as a real estate agent to sell my home?"  "What if the real estate agent overprices my home?"  Last but not least, "Is this a good time to be selling a home?" is also a very common question that real estate agents are asked.

As with every decision in life, there are pros and cons, and choosing when to sell a home is no different. There are many factors that need to be taken into consideration before deciding when to sell a home. Many homeowners believe selling a home during the fall or winter months is not a good idea and that the spring is the only time a house should be sold. This is the furthest from the truth. Certainly most real estate markets across the United States experience a "spring market rush" every year. There is no doubt that the "spring market" is a great time to be selling and buying real estate, however, the fall and winter seasons may be the best fit for you for many reasons.

Here are several reasons why choosing to sell your home now may be a better decision than waiting until the spring:

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Posted by Shane Greene on October 19th, 2019 5:30 PM
Posted by Shane Greene on October 8th, 2019 2:37 PM

This past Thursday my Daughter Ashlynn had her wisdom teeth removed at Foothills Oral Surgery. Not only did I get some great laughs at her expense but Dr. Richardson and his assistant took really good care of her during the procedure. She is recovering well and everything seems to be healing nicely.  She is still having some headaches and pain but has managed to get back to school and work yesterday. If you are looking for an Oral Surgeon here is the link to their website. Read More...

Posted in:General
Posted by Shane Greene on September 17th, 2019 12:51 PM

Names: Anthony Tucker, 32, and Sammy Kallay, 31

City: Richardson, Texas, a suburb of Dallas

Year of home purchase: 2018

Sale price: $252,000

Home style: 46-year old ranch

Professions: He's an IT business consultant; she's a nurse.

When Anthony Tucker, and his wife, Sammy Kallay, had their first child, Read More..

Posted in:buyers
Posted by Shane Greene on September 3rd, 2019 3:13 PM

Easy-to-afford solutions for your tools, sporting and seasonal gear (so you'll have room for your car, too)

If you've got a garage, most likely you've got waaayyyy more than cars in there. It's the catch-all place to keep stuff (mostly) out of sight and out of mind.

Put order to the chaos...Read more

Posted in:DIY
Posted by Shane Greene on July 23rd, 2019 2:10 PM

This past weekend my family and I decided to head to opening day at Suncrest Waterpark in Taylorsville, the kids had a blast! The water is cool and refreshing making it a great place to beat the heat. Kids of all ages will enjoy swimming and the waterslides.  They are located on All Healing Springs Rd, Taylorsville. The cost is $9 per adult, $6 kids 2-11, 1 and under are free. Check out their website

Posted in:Hickory
Posted by Shane Greene on July 16th, 2019 3:52 PM


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Posted by Shane Greene on July 9th, 2019 1:22 PM

From finding an inspector to dealing with surprises — this is your guide to getting a house checked out.


The first thing you need to know about home inspection: You’ll feel all the feels.Read More

Posted in:buyers
Posted by Shane Greene on June 20th, 2019 1:50 PM

A 12-year-old girl has come up with an ingenious little toy to ease the anxieties of young hospital patients just like her.

Ella Casano was diagnosed with a rare autoimmune disease called idiopathic thrombocytopenia purpura when she was just 7 years old.

The disease means that Ella’s...Read More

Posted in:General
Posted by Shane Greene on June 18th, 2019 1:54 PM

Use humidity, a car product, and more wow ideas to save cleaning time.

When cleaning your home, why not do it in such a way that'll keep your home cleaner with less effort?

Here are 7 ways to keep your spring-clean fresh all year long:Read more

Posted by Shane Greene on June 17th, 2019 12:35 PM

When you put your home up for sale, one of the best ways to determine the asking price is to look at comparable sales. There’s rarely a perfect apples-to-apples comparison, so a pricing decision often relies on comparisons to several recent sales in the area. Here are five criteria to look for in a sales comparison.

  1. Location: Homes in the sameRead more

Posted in:sellers
Posted by Shane Greene on June 14th, 2019 1:51 PM

The rules for achieving a decent credit score haven’t changed much since credit scoring was invented: Pay all your bills on time, don’t use too much of your available credit and build a long history of responsible behavior. 

But credit novices and those looking to rebuild after missteps...Read more

Posted in:Finance
Posted by Shane Greene on June 11th, 2019 12:37 PM

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