City of Raleigh Data Book 2013

I have started a big data project to bring to the real estate community. Attention all developers, builders, and agents – contact me to learn more about the market.

City of Raleigh Data Book 2013-0731
Community Inventory Report
1. Introduction
2. Demographics & Household Trends
3. Land Use & Zoning
4. Economic Development & Employment Trends
5. Housing and Neighborhoods
6. Transportation
7. Public Utilities
8. Environmental Resources
9. Parks & Recreation
10. Community Facilities
11. Historic Resources
12. Urban Design and Urban Form

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North Carolina Breaks 10 Million Population Threshold

From the North Carolina Office of State Budget and Management, (OSBM)

osbm can create “Concept Maps And Charts” to carefully show a unique perspective into the data. Please don’t rely on just any ordinary article quoting statistics – “Dig Deeper” into the true story.

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Big Woods Remodeling Websites For Builders


For someone who has worked in the residential construction business their entire life, setting out on their own path is always in the back of their mind. The desire to make improvements to our built environments can lead us down many paths—building a website doesn’t need to be one of them. My long-time friend, Kevin, and I did some new home construction work together, many years ago. We also share a common passion for architecture, but differ in our pursuit of involvement in that field.
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Durham Home Buyers Fair

The “2013 Home Buyers Fair” is sponsored by the Durham Regional Association of REALTORS® and the Home Builders Association of Durham, Orange and Chatham Counties.

The Streets at Southpoint Mall
6910 Fayetteville Road
Durham, North Carolina 27713

Saturday, March 2, 2013 10-am, 5-pm

ADMISSION: Free to the public.

To learn more about the Raleigh-Durham Housing Market
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Tax Foreclosure Example For Blog Posts

I have been gathering data from county offices for awhile now and it seems like we may never get real-time accurate information seamlessly. Every county has a different system and what they do publish for the public is in a format that is not easy to manipulate.

Here’s how it looks when you download a pdf from the county:


We then convert the file into something that you can actually use for your own analysis and tracking systems:
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