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Going to the North Carolina State Fair?

Joseph Coupal - Thursday, October 12, 2017

Abberly Place, Garner, NCThe State Fair is here. If you live in an apartment in Garner, NC here is some information you need to know.

Instead of a gathering for farmers, the fair has become a celebration of North Carolina agriculture. And this year, for the first time, that will include North Carolina beer and wine on the fairgrounds, in a new log building called the Our State Public House. It is in the Heritage Circle area.

A $10 ticket will entitle you to four 1½-ounce pours of wine or four-ounce samples of beer from among 80 of the state’s wineries and breweries. Tickets will be sold from noon to 8:30 p.m., and there is a limit of one per person. IDs will be checked at the door, and no one under 21 will be admitted.

Here’s what else you can expect at this year’s fair:

Park and ride: There’s a new park-and-ride lot for fairgoers, built in a former cow pasture at the corner of Edwards Mill and Reedy Creek roads, north of Wade Avenue. Free shuttle buses will carry people between the lot and Gate 8 of the fairgrounds every 10 minutes from 2 p.m. to 1 a.m. Thursday and from 8 a.m. until one hour after the gates close every other day.

Busy night: There’s also lots of free parking around Carter-Finley Stadium and the PNC Arena. But on Thursday, arena parking will be used by people coming to see the Bruno Mars concert at 8 p.m. Combine the concert and the fair with the usual rush-hour traffic, and Wade Avenue might be a place to avoid if you can that evening. The Carolina Hurricanes and N.C. State Wolfpack have no home games during the fair.

Or leave the car at home: GoRaleigh, GoDurham and GoTriangle offer bus service, and Amtrak makes a special stop during the fair. For schedules and stop locations, go to www.ncstatefair.org/2017/Visitor/GetToFair.htm.

Opening day specials: To celebrate the opening of the 150th fair, admission tickets on Thursday will be only $1.50, and several food vendors will have $1.50 specials as well. The first 15,000 people through the gates will receive a commemorative button, and 150 ride passes and other prizes will be given out each hour to people wearing the buttons.

Rides: Among the 100 rides on the midway are five new ones, including a tea cup ride and Air Raid, a 118-foot tower ride that spins and tips its seats simultaneously.

Hunger relief: Saturdays draw the biggest crowds at the fair, but the next busiest day is the second Thursday, which is Food Lion Hunger Relief Day. Admission is free with five cans of Food Lion brand food, and all donations go to the Food Bank of Central and Eastern North Carolina. Since 1993, the fair’s food drive has yielded more than 4.4 million pounds of food.

Tickets: Tickets at the gate are $10 for adults, $6 for military with ID and $5 for children 6-12. Children under 6 and adults 65 and older are free. On Friday, Oct. 13, students with school ID card or report card can get in for $5. Ride tickets are $1 each, or a $35 wristband gives you unlimited rides all day. There are discounts for fair tickets and wristbands purchased online before 11:59 p.m. Oct. 12 at www.ncstatefair.org/2017/Visitor/Tickets.htm.

Hours: The fair opens at 3 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 12, and remains open until midnight. From Oct. 13 through Oct. 22, gates are open 8 a.m. to 11 p.m., except Fridays and Saturdays when the fair closes at midnight. Exhibit halls open at 9 a.m. and close at 9:45 p.m. when the fireworks begin. The midway is open 10 a.m. to when the fair closes.

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Apartments in Garner, NC Offer Luxury and Location

Joseph Coupal - Friday, October 06, 2017

Abberly Place, Garner, NCIf you are looking for a one-, two-, and three- bedroom apartment in Garner, NC, stop your search at Abberly Place Apartments.

Located just a quick 10 minute drive from downtown Raleigh, Abberly Place is the address for beautiful apartments in Garner, NC. Each apartment home features unique details with floor plan options, as well as first class service and amenities. Conveniently located near the junction of Hwy 70 and I-40, Abberly Place is nearby to the White Oak Shopping area that offers shopping, dining, and entertainment.

You can choose from a number of innovatively designed floor plans in our prestigious community. Our spacious apartments are the perfect choice. Surrounded by delightful landscapes and things to do, you will find an apartment to reflect your lifestyle.

At Abberly Place we have apartments designed for your lifestyle. In addition to the community we offer, our location is premier because of its quick access to Raleigh and major highways.

For more information on making Abberly Place your home, contact us.

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Luxurious One Bedroom Apartments in Garner, NC

Joseph Coupal - Thursday, September 28, 2017

Abberly Place, Garner, NCNorth Carolina is a very popular area to visit and to live. Regularly receiving accolades as a wonderful place to retire, one of the “Best Places to Live,” packed with wonderful small towns, where your money can go farther, where jobs are surging, and filled with beautiful scenery. In fact, North Carolina has a mild climate, four gorgeous seasons, and so much to do.Garner, NC is right around the corner from Raleigh and is a beautiful and classy town with art, theater, and restaurants galore. Great restaurants at your fingertips and overflowing with charm, people from all over love their decision to move here.

If you are looking for an apartment in Garner, NC look no further than Abberly Place. These luxury apartment homes have a community environment and exclusive amenities. We offer six various floor plans for one-bedroom apartments along with luxury apartment community amenities.

Abberly Place sits in an exclusive retail and business community. Get a taste of history, art, small-city-living, and comfort along with a built-in community. This is a distinctive apartment community environment made for those seeking apartment amenities, spacious and inviting floor plans, and the dedication of a committed management team.

For more information on apartments in Garner, NC, contact Abberly Place.

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Reasons You Should Move to the Raleigh Area

Joseph Coupal - Friday, September 22, 2017

Abberly Place, Garner, NCIn Raleigh, NC, known as the "City of Oaks," oak trees line the streets and sidewalks, offering pleasant shady spots for window shopping, coffee drinking and patio dining. Traveling east of Raleigh, you’ll find North Carolina’s beautiful coastal regions, and traveling west, you’ll find the scenic Blue Ridge Mountains. Beyond the city's natural beauty and convenient location, there are even more reasons to move to the Raleigh area.

1. Raleigh combines modern, urban living with traditional Southern flair.

Folks often move to Raleigh looking for urban living with a Southern touch. The neighborhoods surrounding downtown Raleigh make it easy for residents to bike to the local farmers market, walk to a new restaurant or bar, or visit the State Capitol Building.

2. There are lots of options for delicious food in Raleigh.

When it comes to good food, the Raleigh region offers many options. Raleigh restaurants are an excellent choice for treating someone special to an evening of exquisite food or joining a crowd for cocktails and apps.

3. Huge First Friday events showcase Raleigh's great galleries, studios and museums.

On the first Friday of every month, local galleries, studios and museums keep their doors open late. Galleries display new artworks, artists talk about their latest creations, and you can find handcrafted gifts for family and friends.

4. Raleigh's neighbors, Durhan and Chapel Hill, are also great places to live and visit.

When it comes to where you live, good neighbors make a big difference. Raleigh has two neighboring cities, Durham and Chapel Hill, and they are both listed among Livability’s Top 100 Best Places to Live.

5. Many Raleigh area's restaurants serve locally grown food.

Local farm-grown ingredients are a specialty, and ever-changing seasonal menus mean there's always something new and delicious to try.

6. Several colleges ensure opportunities for education and a college town culture.

Many folks move to the Raleigh region for educational opportunities. North Carolina State University is the largest four-year university in the state, and it is nationally renowned for programs in engineering, biology and agriculture. Duke University is located in Durham, and it is a prestigious private research institution known for its medical school and medical center. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is best known for its programs in business, government, law and public health.

For more information on apartments in Garner, NC, near Raleigh, contact Abberly Place.

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Signs it's Time to Downsize Your Home

Joseph Coupal - Friday, September 15, 2017

Key indicators it’s time to downsize, and features to look for in a new home

Abberly Place, Garner, NCOver the years, you’ve probably felt like your home’s footprint just wasn’t big enough. Whether the closets were too small or the number of cabinets too few, you may have dreamed of relocating to a larger space.

But as a retiree, that once-too-small home might be more space than you need—or want.

Here’s a look at the top signs that indicate it might be time to downsize your for a smaller, easier to manage space, and tips on how to find the right new home for you.

1. You have unused rooms

Having rooms you rarely—or never—enter unless it’s to air them out or vacuum now and then is a sure sign it’s time to downsize. Sure, having a bit of extra space to stash trinkets and holiday décor is handy. But maintaining a large house with multiple unused bedrooms goes beyond having an extra closet or cubby.

All that unused space is room you’re paying to heat or cool, paying taxes on and have to clean and maintain. And that can be a lot of resources spent for nothing.

2. Your yard gets the best of you

It shouldn’t be difficult to keep up with the maintenance of the home. Granted, no one expects you to look forward to tasks like mowing the lawn or giving the fence a fresh coat of paint. But if these and similar projects are becoming physically difficult to complete, it’s probably time to discuss options that require less upkeep.

Additionally, having to pay for help to accomplish the tasks is another indicator that it might be time for a smaller space.

3. You’re too far from family

Not able to take in as many of your grandkids’ soccer games or dance recitals as you want? If you feel isolated in your home, are too far from family or assistance, or all your friends have moved away, then you might want to downsize and move closer to loved ones.

4. Just too much stuff

If you’re constantly hunting down gadgets, gizmos and more that you’ve stashed in the basement, attic or back of a closet, Novak says you might have too much stuff. It’s tempting to hang on to every piece of memorabilia or want to fill up all the empty corners of a large home to make it feel less open.

But having too many odds and ends is a clear sign you’ve got too much space to fill. And downsizing will force you to pare down and prioritize what you actually need to hang on to.

5. You home is a goldmine

Your home’s value may have appreciated to the point where it’s more profitable to cash it in than hang onto it. Consult two to three realtors to have a market analysis performed and explore both your selling and buying (a smaller house) power.

Where should you go?

Once you’ve made the decision to downsize, look for out these key features in a new, smaller, home.

Location

Of course, you want to be near family members or reliable friends. But you also want to look for a new neighborhood that, if possible, is close to amenities and services (e.g., physicians, shopping and restaurants) that are important to you.

Opportunities to build your social network near your new home is another important considering. A community that promotes a more active lifestyle is a bonus. When you have walking trails, a park, a pool or a community center, you’re more likely to get out and enjoy life in your area.

Entryways

Even if they’re not a problem today, having to navigate stairs can become a burden as you age.

Even an entryway with a few stairs should be avoided when you’re looking for a long-term home. Look for the opportunity to choose or add a no-step entry that is level, so there is no uphill climb.

As you walk through any home you’re considering, imagine trying to navigate the spaces in a wheelchair. Are there thresholds to cross? Are the doorways wide enough to pass through without marking up the woodwork and trim? These details may seem unimportant now, but they’ll almost certainly impact your daily life in the future.

No matter what amount of space you downsize to, the feel is what’s most important. Many caution against settling for a property that doesn’t feel comfortable.

You want your new, downsized space to feel like home, even if it’s smaller than what you’ve be used to for years.

For more information on apartments in Garner, NC, contact Abberly Place.

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It Takes Longer To Break Even When Owning Instead Of Renting

Joseph Coupal - Friday, September 08, 2017

Abberly Place, Garner, NCThe Breakeven Horizon from Zillow, which measures the amount of time a person needs to live in a home before buying is financially better than renting, has increased 20 days from a year prior to 1 years and 11 months in Q4 2016.

Zillow says that the slowdown of home value growth in pricey markets, many of which are on the coasts, has lengthened the breakeven point.

The Breakeven Horizon factors in growth in rents and home values, price-to-rent ratios, and mortgage rates.

It now takes an additional year and a half to justify homeownership to renting.

Driven by both a slowdown in home value growth over the past year and by continued slowdowns to come, the Breakeven Horizon has lengthened in many of the nation’s most expensive markets.

An expected slowdown in the pace of home value growth in a number of pricey, fast-moving markets means it may take longer going forward to break even financially when buying a home in those areas compared to renting it.

Zillow’s Breakeven Horizon estimates the number of years you would have to live in your home for buying it to have been more cost effective than renting it. Factors including expected growth in rents and home values, price-to-rent ratios and mortgage interest rates can all have a significant impact on the costs and benefits of renting versus buying.

Because home values are growing more slowly, it will naturally take longer to earn enough equity in a home to offset the very large upfront costs necessary to purchase a home.

Home values have rebounded strongly over the past several years, and in some areas are higher than they’ve ever been, so the question of whether or not it’s a good time to buy is becoming less obvious to many households as home affordability itself suffers. Thankfully, for most households, buying a home is not – and should not be – about timing the market and making a financial killing. It’s about deciding where and how to live, and knowing how long you’ll need to wait before making those decisions again.

For more information on renting apartments in Garner, NC, contact Abberly Place.

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2017 List of Best Places to Live

Joseph Coupal - Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Abberly Place, Garner, NCU.S. News & World Report, the global authority in rankings and consumer advice, unveiled the 2017 Best Places to Live in the United States. The new list ranks the country's 100 largest metropolitan areas based on affordability, job prospects and quality of life.

When considering a move people are concerned about finding a job in their field, earning enough to afford a home, sending their kids to good schools and feeling like a part of their community. The Best Places to Live ranking takes all of that into account – the metro areas that do well are the ones with strong job markets and high quality of life.

The 2017 Best Places to Live were determined in part by a public survey of thousands of individuals across the U.S. to find out what qualities they consider important in a home town. The methodology also factors in data from the United States Census Bureau, the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Bureau of Labor Statistics, as well as U.S. News rankings of the Best High Schools and Best Hospitals.

#7 in Best Places to Live - Raleigh & Durham, NC

Raleigh, Durham and Chapel Hill are known for their research/technology roots and collegiate rivalries. This tri-city region (known as the Triangle) is luring nearly 80 new residents a day with strong job growth and a high quality of life.

Many people who call the Raleigh and Durham metro areas home are young, friendly, diverse and educated. They enjoy dining out in local restaurants – many of which have earned national accolades – and gathering over craft beers in one of the region's many microbreweries. A strong sense of community is evident, as strangers are quick to provide a friendly conversation when standing in line at the supermarket.

Raleigh, Durham and Chapel Hill also encompass beautiful green spaces, family-friendly museums and a growing art and music scene defined by monthly gallery walks, summer concerts and music festivals like Hopscotch.

Rankings

U.S. News analyzed 100 metro areas in the United States to find the best places to live based on quality of life and the job market in each metro area, as well as the value of living there and people's desire to live there.

Raleigh & Durham ranks as # with an overall score of 7.2 out of 10.

For more information on apartments near Raleigh, NC in Garner contact Abberly Place.

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Moving To and Living In The Raleigh, NC Area

Joseph Coupal - Friday, August 25, 2017

Abberly Place, Garner, NCRaleigh’s Magnetic Southern Feel Vibrates from the Coast to the Plains. Thinking about moving to Raleigh Durham?

Living In and Around the Raleigh Area

The Raleigh-Durham metro area is located smack-dab in the center of North Carolina. Its largest and most prominent cities are Raleigh, Durham and Chapel Hill. Also called the Research Triangle, the Raleigh-Durham area is known for its diverse and well-educated population, and it's also home to some of the South's biggest colleges and universities. Raleigh-Durham is also one of the most important financial centers on the entire East Coast, making this a great place to live if you're a student or a young professional.

What’s the Cost of Living around the Raleigh Area?

If you're moving to Raleigh-Durham, you'll be happy to know that this region has a surprisingly low cost of living. When combined with average incomes that are several thousand dollars more than in the rest of the United States, living in the Raleigh-Durham area becomes even more advantageous. Just be aware that housing is relatively expensive, especially when you're living in Raleigh's more popular neighborhoods. Expect to spend at least $1,000 a month for a one-bedroom apartment and at least $1,200 for a two-bedroom apartment. Public transportation is sufficient for getting around if you live in Raleigh or Durham, and you can use the GoTriangle bus and rail system to go to most places. But if you're in one of the region's smaller towns, you'll probably want to keep a car.

Living in the Raleigh Metro Area

Since it's become such a prominent center for various industries, the Raleigh-Durham metro area has been growing every year. This region has also become a cultural mecca, complete with nationally acclaimed restaurants, numerous microbreweries and a burgeoning art scene. All of this combines to make Raleigh-Durham a wonderful place to live in. In fact, U.S News has even ranked Raleigh-Durham the #7 best place to live in the country in 2017. Whether you're moving to Raleigh, Durham or Chapel Hill, you'll be able to enjoy numerous parks, museums, art exhibits and music festivals without going very far at all.

Jobs & Employment in the Raleigh Metro Area

Recently, the Raleigh-Durham region has been thriving. The unemployment rate is less than 5 percent, which is slightly below the U.S. average. Plus, many employers have been flocking here in recent years, and the biggest industries are related to management, sales and administration. This region also has a relatively high amount of jobs relating to the computer and mathematical industries. So if you're moving to Raleigh to find a job, you'll be able to look into a vast array of various industries.

About Raleigh

Raleigh is one of the most prosperous cities in the country. This isn't only a great place to find work; it's also filled with fun things to do. While this urban metropolis has numerous attractions that you can visit all the time, it also hosts numerous festivals throughout the year. If you love seeing huge art exhibits, check out Artsplosure in the spring and Sparkcon in the fall. You can also get tickets for Shakori Hills Grassroots Festival or MerleFest if you're a fan of live music.

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North Carlina: Retire Richly

Joseph Coupal - Friday, August 18, 2017

Abberly Place, Garner, NCBack in 1895, the breathtaking Blue Ridge Mountains, a comfortable climate and low land prices inspired the Vanderbilts to buy up 125,000 acres of North Carolina wilderness and build the Biltmore House, the largest estate in the U.S. The same factors that attracted this wealthy family continue to make North Carolina popular among retirees and second-home buyers today.

But the Tar Heel State offers a little bit of everything, geographically and culturally. Retirees who prefer to live by the sea can find 300 miles of barrier island beaches, two national seashores and idyllic villages in the state’s eastern region.

North Carolina also has some great college towns, including Chapel Hill, Davidson, and Durham. And dynamic city living can be found in fast-growing Charlotte, which has been undergoing a restaurant renaissance, and the Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill-Cary vicinity, dubbed the “Research Triangle” due to its high density of high tech companies.

For anyone on a fixed budget, living costs in North Carolina can be fairly friendly. Overall, the state is 3.7% cheaper than the national average. State income taxes are also to 5.8% flat tax.

For more information on retiring in apartments in Garner, NC contact Abberly Place.

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Should You Rent or Own in Retirement? Probably Rent

Joseph Coupal - Thursday, August 10, 2017

Abberly Place, Garner, NCThere are lots of good reasons to own a home, both as a working adult and as a retiree.

But despite these perks, a growing number of older Americans are choosing to forgo homeownership in favor of renting instead. A recent study by Credit Sesame found that 33% of baby boomers and 46% of seniors 65 and over are making a conscious decision to rent, even though they can afford the latter option. It therefore raises the question: Is homeownership later in life such a good idea after all?

Renting in retirement has its benefits

The motivation to rent in retirement when you can otherwise afford to buy typically boils down to one thing: locking in your costs. Most retirees live off a fixed income, so it stands to reason that the more fixed costs they're able to work with, the better. And while many retirement expenses come with their fair share of variables, there's perhaps no more volatile a budget-buster than owned property.

While it's true that your mortgage payment can't go up in retirement (assuming, of course, that you have a fixed loan, and not a variable one), that's just one piece of the homeownership puzzle -- and it's your peripheral costs that are likely to climb. Take property taxes, which, in some parts of the country, can equal or even exceed one's mortgage payment itself. Even during periods when home values drop, property taxes still have a tendency to rise. In 2000, U.S. homeowners paid an estimated $247 billion in real estate taxes, but by 2010, that figure climbed $476 billion. Of course, the housing market had by no means recovered by 2010, but that didn't matter -- homeowners were still on the hook for higher taxes.

Then there's maintenance to consider. The average homeowner spends anywhere from 1% to 4% of his or her home's value on annual upkeep. Now if you happen to buy a new home in retirement, you can probably keep your maintenance costs to the lower end of that range. But if you're hanging onto a house you've been living in for years, chances are you'll be facing the higher end. For a $400,000 property, that's $16,000 a year on maintenance alone.

Regular upkeep aside, when you own a home, there's always the possibility of a major appliance going bad, or a significant repair popping up when you least expect it. If you're on a tight budget, which many retirees are, and you're suddenly forced to shell out $10,000 to replace a faulty roof, the financial impact could be downright catastrophic.

That's why in many cases, you're better off renting in retirement than owning. Yes, you will have to accept the fact that your rent will probably go up year after year, but if you sign a multi-year lease, you can mitigate this risk. And if your rent does go up to the point where you no longer feel it's affordable, there's always the option to pick up and move. Will that be easy? No. But it's an option nonetheless -- whereas ignoring a capsizing roof is not.

Again, there are benefits to owning a home in retirement that make it a viable option as well. On top of the aforementioned tax breaks, your home can serve as a source of equity, whether via a loan or a reverse mortgage . But if your savings are limited and you're worried about money, renting a home may be the better choice for your senior years. This way, you'll get a roof over your head, without the financial obligation to be the one to fix it.

For more information on renting an apartment in Garner, NC during retirement, contact Abberly Place.

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Abberly Place Apartment Homes

500 Abberly Crest Boulevard, Garner, NC 27529

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