Our Jaclyn Smith Properties Team gets this question all the time. Because price matters, we decided to break down these new homes by price from low to high. Here’s what $250,000 will buy you in Johnston County If you are looking for a new single family detached home priced around $250,000 in Johnston County, here […]
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What’s Happening in the Johnston County Real Estate Market?
Here’s what to expect for Clayton and the greater Johnston County real estate market at the onset of 2023. Home Buyers are Coming! Recently, we’ve seen a significant uptick in buyer interest, and we can expect sales to pick up in 2023. Here’s why. Buyers are engaging on our JaclynSmithProperties.com website like we’ve not seen […]
You Just Saved $627 a Month!
Did you know the perfect storm for Johnston County home buyers is happening right now?! With yesterday’s release of the CPI (Consumer Price Index) data being much lower than expected, and the coinciding dip in interest rates from a high of 7.5% down to 6.6% PLUS the recent price reduction of our new homes makes […]
Mortgages Made Easy: How to Choose the Right Home Loan
Key Takeaways: As mortgage rates continue hovering near historic lows, many potential buyers are eager to make a move—but it can be hard to know which type of loan is best. There are dozens of different mortgage options available today, and some even have low down payment or credit score requirements. This can help a […]
Skyrocketing Lumber Prices Are About to Sticker Shock New Home Buyers!
Watch this Video Why Have Lumber Prices Risen? Have you tried buying lumber at your local Lowe’s Home Improvement or Home Depot lately for your COVID-induced home project? Lumber prices have gone up, way up! Here’s why! Lumber mills came to a grinding halt due to COVID-19 in March and April and production has yet […]
Frequently Asked New Construction Questions – Part 2
Key Points This is part two of our post on the most frequently asked new construction questions posed to our Jaclyn Smith Properties Team. This post answers questions on model homes, builder incentives, warranties & inspections, what are representative photos, pools/fences, standard features versus add-on upgrades, and what are pre-sales. Read time: 8 minutes. Do […]
Come See Downtown Clayton’s Newest Community – Academy Pointe!
Key Points What’s near Academy Pointe? What amenities are offered? How much do these homes cost? What features are included? Are there ranch and two-story floor plans? When will these homes be move-in ready? Did you read the TBJ article featuring Academy Pointe? How can I buy a home in Academy Pointe? Reading Time: 5 […]
Frequently Asked New Construction Questions
Key Points Buying and building a new home is fairly complicated. All the more reason to make sure the agent you choose is knowledgeable about the new home construction process! Here at Jaclyn Smith Properties, our buyer specialists are experts in new home construction. Each member of our Jaclyn Smith Properties team told us what […]
O’Neil Street to Close June 22-August 9!
Key Points O’Neil Street closure to all traffic except local traffic will commence June 22 Traffic will need to take the Covered Bridge Road detour to access downtown Clayton for 8 weeks (see map below) Construction on the $3.5 million greenway extension has begun A tunnel will be constructed under O’Neil Street to connect the […]
Jaclyn Smith Interviewed for the Triangle Business Journal
When first contacted by Triangle Business Journal Staff Reporter Caleb Harshberger to be interviewed on Friday, May 14th for his real estate article, Jaclyn was both excited at the opportunity but also humbled to act as the spokesperson for the Johnston County real estate market. This much we knew, our market was starting to come […]