Real Estate Blog

Summer 2018—Still a Seller’s Market

Summer 2018 is upon us, and folks in our area are searching for the perfect home.  In Davie County and the surrounding areas, inventory is low.  What does that mean?  Several things.  Check out our advice for buyers and sellers. For the Seller As a seller, you’re in luck right now.  With fewer homes for… Read more »


Interest Rates are on the Rise—How Does This Affect Buying Power?

Mortgage rates increased in 2017, though they were moderate and steady, without large, sudden spikes.  While rates remained elevated for most of the year, on average they hovered just around the 4.00% to 4.25% mark. But what about 2018? Experts have predicted another spike by the end of the year to an average 4.50 to… Read more »


Giving Hope a Home for the Holidays

For Hillsdale Real Estate Group co-founder Ellen Grubb, helping families find a home is more than a real estate transaction.  For Grubb, and her husband, Randy, home is also hope for families who may otherwise have none. The Grubbs are the vice-president and president of local non-profit Hope Homes of Davie County, a faith-based agency… Read more »


Scholarship Update—A Boost in Funds & Catching Up With Laurel

Since 2012, Hillsdale Real Estate Group has worked with the Davie Community Foundation to award a scholarship to a deserving high school senior.  With each real estate transaction closed by HREG, a portion of the proceeds is donated to the scholarship fund.  To date, Hillsdale has awarded six scholarships, each valued at a minimum of… Read more »


HREG Celebrates War Eagles’ #NewNest

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The War Eagles have a #NewNest, and we want to celebrate! Hillsdale Real Estate Group is launching a new campaign aimed at celebrating the grand opening of the new Davie County High School.  As an added bonus, we’re upping our contributions to a scholarship fund at the Davie Community Foundation when locals participate in the… Read more »


Helping Children Cope With a Move

Chuck Taylor

While a move is an exciting, new adventure for many families, it can also often be a trying time for children as they try to adjust to a new environment, a new school, and seek to make new friends.  Chuck Taylor, owner of Sage Garden Care Center in Mocksville, shares some practical advice for kids… Read more »


Local, Farm-Fresh Produce for the Summer

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In honor of #WellnessWednesday, and because all of us here at HREG are working to make better food choices—with the occasional glass of wine and piece of chocolate sprinkled in, of course (it’s all about moderation, people)—we thought we’d share some of our favorite places to pick up fresh, local produce.  Our community has no… Read more »


Swimming in Local Options

Now that summer is here, there’s no better way to cool off than taking a dip in a local swimming hole or pool.  Fortunately, Davie County and the surrounding communities have no shortage of fun, family-friendly places for splashing around. Local Favorites One of our favorites is just seconds from our office and just across… Read more »


What Makes Your House A Home? Part Two

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As real estate agents, we have the opportunity to assist in making our clients’ dreams become reality. This particular client’s dream was to live on a farm.  They attached this letter to their offer to purchase the property that would turn their dream into a reality. They are happy to finally be “home.” What is home… Read more »


So Five Minutes Ago…Home Trends In 2016

Trends ebb and flow. Some take off, and some just go away. But when it comes to homes, there are some trends that have really become necessary to pay attention to, and will likely continue to have significant impact on decisions of home sellers and buyers. The first is the dining room. More and more… Read more »