FAQ’s About Homeowner Associations

If you are planning to purchase a new home, you will need to find out if the house is in a homeowner association. As a buyer, you will have to sign documents agreeing to be a member of the association and to abide by the association’s rules. Condominiums and townhomes have additional considerations which are […]

New Mortgage Rules are in Effect!

Significant new mortgage rules just went into effect on October 3rd, as part of the regulations created by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau in 2013. These regulations are designed to provide new homeowners increased loan transparency as well as more protection against reckless lending standards and other lender abuses. Homebuyers will know up front all […]

Elder-Proof Your Parents’ Home

As we age, most of us want the freedom and independence to live in our homes until the day we die. We do not envision our golden years living in assisted living communities and nursing homes. That seems anything but golden. What about your parents? Do you have parents in their seventies or eighties who […]

Featured in Top Agent Magazine

Early in Larry Tollen's real estate career he realized there was only one answer when buying or selling a home. "Money. Sellers want to know how much they can get and buyers want to know how much they're going to have to pay." With over 1,200 transactions throughout his 25-year career, Larry attributes his success to a keen focus on market data, in-depth knowledge of his specialty area, and a strategic approach to pricing.

"I have always been what's commonly referred to as a people-person", says Larry. "The best part of my job is that it satisfies my natural interest in people. Here in the Triangle I am continually fascinated by the people I meet in my day to day business... Read More!