Kim and Don Hanan, Brokers/Realtors
The Kim Hanan Group offers over 40 Years of Experience
Extraordinary Service For Extraordinary People
Offering a superior level of informed, professional real estate services to buyers and sellers in the Greater Triangle and Triad Areas.
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A Long and Foster Company
#1 Independent Real Estate Company in America
(919) 416-2263 Triangle
(919) 336-233-5822 Triad
(919) 595-3824 E-Fax
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If you're preparing your home or thinking about selling your home in the next few months, give us a call! We offer A FREE Market Evaluation that is designed to help establish your home's current market value in today's market. You're under no obligation of any kind and the service is complimentary. Simply click on the button Selling Your Home? and fill out the requested information.
We will use comparable sold properties to help you calculate the fair market value of your home, as well as point out the immediate competition in your neighborhood and surrounding area.
Let us show you our Customized Marketing Plans. Submission of your home information to the top search engines provides ultimate exposure and more.
Ask me about my HOME-STAGING SERVICE. Your Home Doesn't Get A Second Chance To Make A First Impression. You have better things to do....why not let someone else clean, declutter and organize your home to get it ready for the market?
HOME WARRANTY Gain the Competive Edge! No one wants to spend money on a home they are trying to sell! The HSA Home Warranty (Home Security of America, Inc.) provides you, the Seller with protection from paying for repairs and replacements on covered systems and appliances while your home is on the market and covers the new homeowner for a year after closing. Ask me for details! (Note: All properties may not qualify)
10 Reasons to Buy a Home
In fact, now is a great time to buy. And, what's more, tomorrow will be a great time to own, because the fundamental strength of homeownership hasn't changed.
Why is now a great time to buy? Here are 10 reasons:
* You can get a good deal. Prices are down 30 percent on average. They're at a level that makes sense for people's income.
* Mortgages are cheap. At 4.3 percent on average for a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage, your costs to own are down by a fifth from two years ago.
* You can save on taxes. When you add up the deductions for mortgage interest and others, the cost of owning can drop below renting for a comparable place.
* It'll be yours. The one benefit to owning that never changes is that you can paint your walls orange if you want (generally speaking; there might be some community restrictions). How many landlords will let you do that?
* You can get a better home. In some markets, it's simply the case that the nicest places are for-sale homes and condos.
* It offers some inflation protection. Historically, appreciation over time outpaces inflation.
* It's risk capital. If the economy picks up, you stand to benefit from that, even if you're goal is just to have a nice place to live.
* It's forced savings. A part of your payment each month goes to equity.
* There is a lot to choose from.,There are some 4 million homes available today, about a year's supply. Now's the time to find something you like and get it.
* Sooner or later the market will clear. The U.S. is expected to grow by another 100 million people in 40 years. They have to live somewhere. Demand will eventually outpace supply.
Source: Wall Street Journal, Brett Arends (9/16/10)
Let Kim, Don and their team of Home Buyer & Relocation Specialists get you started today! Whether it's your first home, last home, vacation or rental home, we make buying easy, stress-free and fun!
Our HOME FINDER SERVICE is now available on-line. Every time any property is listed for sale, that matches your home buying criteria, you are instantly notified via email. This is the fastest and most effective way for you to find the home that's right for you. Never miss out on the best home buys again! No hassles. No obligation. Simply choose Dream Home Finder and fill in the requested information. Or, search for yourself at Search For Homes.
Certifications and Recognitions
Best of the Best 2015 Annual Awards * Company Chairman's Club (25-63 units sold) * Listings, Listings Sold, Selling & Team 2-4 Individual Office Award Recipients of the year
2014, Manager's Award, Listing Team of the Month, Listings Sold Team of the Month, Sales Team of the Month
2012, 2010 Office Award Recipients: Listing, Listings Sold, Selling & Team 2 - 4 of the Year
Chairman's Club (25-63 units sold) - The Kim Hanan Group (Company-Wide) 2015/2014/2013/2012/2011/2010
Listings, Listings Sold, Selling & Team 2-4 (Individual Office) of the Year 2008
Team 2-4 Office Award Recipient 2011/2009/2008
President's Club - The Kim Hanan Group (Company-Wide) 2012/2009/2008
Company-Wide Listing Agent of the Year 2004
Listing Agent of the Year (Individual Office) 2004
Company-Wide Selling Associate of the Year 2002
Selling Associate of the Year (Individual Office) 2002
CRS - Certified Residential Specialist
SRES - Seniors Real Estate Specialist
RCA - Relocation Certified Associate
CREN - Certified Real Estate Negotiator
Member - TMLS-Triangle Multiple Listing Service
Member - DRAR-Durham Regional Association of Realtors
Member - NAR-National Association of Realtors
Member - NCAR-North Carolina Association of Realtors
Member - SRES-Seniors Real Estate Specialist
Member - CRS-Council of Residential Specialists
Nationally Ranked - Agent Sales Volume
Locally Ranked - Agent Sales Volume
Member - Durham, NC Chamber of Commerce
Member - Durham Image Watch (DCVB-Durham Chamber Visitors Bureau)
Annual Secret Santa Organizer
Contributor: NMSS (National Multiple Sclerosis Society)
Contributor: MDA (Muscular Dystrophy Association)
Contributor: United Way
Contributor: RPAC (Realtors Political Action Committee)
Contributor: ACS (American Cancer Society)
Contributor: WWP (Wounded Warrior Project)
Contributor: Hope for Heroes
Contributor: DAV (Disabled American Veterans)
Contributor: APS (Animal Protection Society)
Contributor/Past Co-Chair/Organizer: Friends of Ronald McDonald House (aka The Red Shoe Society) www.rmhc.org
Contributor: Claws, Inc. www.nc-claws.org
Contributor: The Carolina Theatre
Specializing in representing our clients with the selling and purchasing of single-family residences and income property within the Greater Triangle and Triad Areas.
Kim was born in the Chicago area and raised in a small town in West Virginia. Her youth was filled with extra-curricular activities and organization centered around school, church and athletics. Kim graduated from West Liberty State College, a small state college in the panhandle of West Virginia with a BS degree in Business Administration. She's been in the Triangle area now for over 34 years and has been married to Don Hanan for 32 years. Don, a former Marine and a graduate of Guilford College, is a 33 year veteran with the City of Durham; retired as both a Batallion Fire Chief and Police Lieutenant. He is also retired from owning a small construction company. Don wears many hats with the Kim Hanan Group; there is not just one job description for him. Kim and Don's current hobbies include spending time with family, friends and pets, helping those who cannot help themselves, traveling, animal rescue and placement, spending time at the lake, boating and volunteering with various youth programs and organizations.