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Luxury Home Marketing Group Examine Trends in Lending,

Tour Homes in March Meeting

(Raleigh, NC) – Members of the Raleigh-based, Luxury Home Marketing Group discussed trends in lending at their March board meeting. Wells Fargo Home Mortgage Consultant Eric Smith presented information about a number of home mortgage options for elite-level home buyers prior to the monthly tour of homes.

“Eric is the number one Wells Fargo Mortgage Consultant in the United States” said LHMG President Linda Craft. “Homes priced in the $750,000 and up price range frequently need extra attention and specialized lending to meet the needs of the estate-style home buyer.”

Board Members also discussed upcoming marketing launch and toured luxury homes on Ladowick Lane and Hasentree Club in Hasentree, Wake Forest, in the Olde Stone Crossing Neighborhood in Raleigh and on Crabtree Crossing Parkway in Preston, Cary.

The Luxury Home Marketing Group is always seeking strategic partners. If your business involves elite homes, and you are interested in membership, contact President Linda Craft at 919-235-6300.

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Background: The group was formed in 2004 as a coalition of luxury home real estate experts, representing luxury home buyers and sellers by applying extraordinary real estate expertise and service in Raleigh, Cary, Wake Forest, Durham, Chapel Hill, Research Triangle Park and surrounding counties. Executive Board members are: President Linda Craft, Linda Craft & Teams, REALTORS®, Vice-President Jill Rekuc of Olde Raleigh Real Estate, LLC , Secretary: Kimberly Conroy, Coldwell Banker HPW,  Treasurer Shawn Britt of Realty World-Triangle Living and Past-President Kathy Beacham, Coldwell Banker HPW. Members include Steina DeAndrade, Brenda Holden, Linda Kolarov, Deborah Nance and Lindsay Taylor.