Durham Real Estate Blog

4 Triangle Area Communities Where You’ll Find Homes with Thanksgiving-Worthy Kitchens

Triangle Homes

With Turkey Day right around the corner, what better way to get in a Thanksgiving-kind-of-mood than to browse Triangle area homes with some of the most incredible kitchens you'll find anywhere? And if you happen to be someone who's in the market for a beautiful new place to call home, even better! Below are just several area subvisions and communities that truly feature homes with Thanksgiving-worthy kitchens, but the list doesn't just stop here. Continue searching other luxury homes for sale in the Triangle area to keep the fun going!

The Hills of Rosemont (Durham)

If you really want to make a statement, ...

Where to Search New Construction Homes in Cary NC Right Now

If you're searching for a new construction home in the Triangle area right now, few places offer more opportunities than Cray right now. With 32 single-family subdivisions featuring homes that are either under construction or just recently finished, there's truly something for just about every new construction buyer out there. But before diving into Cary's new construction market, break down your search and learn more about several of the area's most highly sought-after communities. 

Garden Ridge

Offering up an exceptional collection of new construction,...

Triangle Market Report: September 2018

Triangle Housing Market Update

New housing data from The Durham Regional Association of REALTORS® and The Triangle Multiple Listing Service was recently released for September, which we summarized below.

In Durham County, new listings dropped by over 17 percent last month compared to September of 2017, continuing to tighten inventory in an already limited market for home buyers. With the overall inventory falling 10.5 percent, market supply is now at 1.7 months and far from what’s considered a healthy market. 

Not surprisingly, the median sales price in Durham County jumped 7.9 percent in September to $245,000, while contract sales dropped 5.2 percent to 380. ...

Cary's Growth Leaving Little Room For More New Development

Cary NC New Construction

Job growth, population growth, and commercial and residential development have all been trending upwards in recent months throughout the Triangle Area, but one city in particular seems to be expanding faster than ever.

According to a recent report from The News & Observer, only 18 percent of land within the Cary city limits remains available for new development, and the areas just west of State Road 55 and north of Green Level West Road represent the only opportunities for another major development to be added.

Right now, Cary has 60 projects in various stages of the development or construction process,...

STUDY: Triangle ZIP Codes Among Hottest in the U.S.

Triangle Housing Market

There’s no doubt it’s been a strong year for the Triangle real estate market, which is a claim that was just recently backed up by the release of realtor.com's Hottest ZIP Codes in America list for 2018. 

Each year, the company analyzes 32,000 ZIP codes throughout the U.S., taking a closer look at how long it takes before properties are sold, how frequently homes are viewed on the website, and also a variety of demographical statistics like housing affordability, employment rate, and median household incomes. 


A Closer Look at Several of the Triangle Area’s Hottest Gated Communities

Triangle Gated Communities

Looking for the right gated community to call home? The Triangle area isn't short on desirable gated communities, and here's a closer look at just several of the region's best. 

Maida Vale 

With the refined elegance of the Italian countryside, Maida Vale brings Tuscan-style influence to the Triangle, all within a gated community. Some of the area’s finest luxury homebuilders construct homes in Maida Vale, with desirable floor plans and available lots to choose from.

Governors Club

The private community of ...

3 Ideas For Searching Luxury Townhomes in Durham

Durham Townhomes

If you’re looking for a chic and sophisticated townhouse to call your own in Durham, several communities come to mind that may just be the perfect fit. We explore each below…


One of Durham’s newest townhouse projects, ELEVEN Durham is definitely as advertised. Units are open, bright, and ultra-spacious, and along with high-end living spaces, you’ll also be just steps from all that downtown Durham has to offer. 

216 W. Geer 

If you dig the look and feel of a classic brownstone, the ...

Where to Search New Construction Homes in Wake Forest This Fall

Wake Forest New Construction Homes

If you're in the market for a new Triangle home right now, Wake Forest has an impressive inventory of newly built residences that should fit the needs and wants of a whole lot of home buyers. With this in mind, here are just a few ideas on where to start browsing all these different options and opportunities. 

Homestead at Heritage

New construction options in Homestead at Heritage start priced in the $400,000s, with plenty of desirable features. This master-planned, golf course community offers several stunning floor plans, with some quick move-in designs currently...

Durham-Raleigh Home Price Gains Outpace Raleigh in June

Home prices in Durham-Chapel Hill are reportedly still on the rise and ahead of the pace seen in nearby Raleigh, according to recently released data from CoreLogic. The increase represents a 6.5 percent spike compared to Raleigh’s most recent jump in home prices of just 5.1 percent.

Despite the upward trend, both areas are still below the national average of a 6.8 percent increase year-over-year in June. Not surprisingly, CoreLogic is attributing sharp home price increases across the country to an inventory that remains tight heading into the busy fall season.

Among some of the cities that have seen the most dramatic increases are Austin and Denver, which are seemingly still...

Inventory For Lower Priced Homes in the Triangle is Incredibly Tight Right Now

Durham Housing Market

According to a new report that was recently highlighted by the Triangle Business Journal, the Triangle is hovering around a 1.9 months supply of housing, making it among the markets  with the tightest inventory right now. 

Seattle and San Francisco top that list with 1.5 and 1.2 months of inventory respectively. 

Demand for lower priced homes seems to be the strongest, not only in the Triangle but across the country as well. The problem, however, is that homes in the lower-tier price ranges simply aren’t available.