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Triangle Area Q&A: Should You Buy a Home Right Now?

Should You Buy a Home Right Now?

To buy or not to buy—that is the question for countless home buyers each and every year, but especially right now when rates are high and economic uncertainty looms. It isn't always an easy decision, as there's a lot to think about, from downpayment amounts to mortgage terms to an individual property's location and features. The consideration process is made even harder by external economic forces. Is there ever really a right or wrong time? In this article, we explore that tough question while providing advice to help you find the best answer.

The Challenge

Let's start by outlining the arguments for both sides of the do-or-don't-buy coin:

Why buy a home right now? Well,...

What To Know About Short-Term Rental Investing in The Triangle Area

Short-Term Rental Investing in North Carolina

Are you considering a venture into short-term rental investing? If the answer is yes, you're potentially going to be joining a growing number of Americans who are turning to the strategy as a way to earn passive income and capitalize on the booming vacation rental market. Short-term rentals, including Airbnb and VRBO, offer an easy way to list and rent out your property to travelers looking for a unique and often more affordable alternative to traditional hotels. And with the rise of digital nomads and remote work, there has been an increase in demand for short-term rentals that offer both a comfortable living space and amenities like high-speed internet.

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The Triangle Area’s Most Scenic Parks And Green Spaces

Scenic Parks in The Triangle Area North Carolina

In today's fast-paced society, it can be easy to forget the importance of taking a break and connecting with nature. However, research has shown that spending time in green spaces, such as parks and forests, can have significant positive impacts on both our physical and mental well-being. In the Triangle Area, we're lucky to have numerous public parks and green spaces with scenic backdrops and plenty of outdoor recreational opportunities. So whether you're planning a move to the Triangle or you're just looking for a new outdoor space to frequent, below is our shortlist of...

The Ultimate Durham Moving and Resource Guide: Everything You Need To Know Before Relocating

Durham Moving Guide

Moving to a new city can be a challenging and stressful process. But with the right plan in place, it can also be an exciting time in your life as well. Considered one of the top places to live in North Carolina, Durham is affordable, centrally located, and presents newcomers with ample high-paying job opportunities thanks to being one of the three primary anchor cities of North Carolina’s Research Triangle. Further, the climate throughout much of this part of the state is relatively mild compared to many parts of the country, and from lakes and hiking trails to state parks and nature preserves, it couldn’t be easier to get outside and take advantage...

Triangle Area Communities With Modern Farmhouse Style Homes

Triangle Area Modern Farmhouse Homes

The Triangle Area is revered for some of North Carolina's most beautiful homes thanks to such a wide-range of architectural styles on full display. While Colonials and Cape Cods might have a little more historic charm and character, many of today's home buyers are searching for Modern Farmhouse homes, one of the hottest styles going right now. 

Da Vinci - Wake Forest NC

Developed by Cady Homes, Da Vinci is a luscious living community that lives up to the artisanship of its namesake. Designed with the modern farmhouse style in...

Raleigh Condos With The Best Amenities & Building Features

Raleigh Condos With The Best Amenities

Thanks to developers continuing to up the ante when it comes to attached living environments in the Triangle Area, today's savvy homebuyer expects a certain amount of amenities in their condo building or community. Fortunately for those searching the Raleigh area, plenty of choices are available when it comes to finding these amenity-filled communities.

PNC Plaza Condominiums

Set in the heart of downtown Raleigh, PNC Plaza Condos' location...

Triangle Area Gated Communities With New Construction Homes

Triangle Area Gated Communities With New Construction Homes

Gated communities are some of the most sought-after locations to buy a home in the Triangle Area, and for good reason. Triangle gated homes offer an enhanced level of privacy and security, not to mention more of a tight-knit neighborhood feel. But what if you're someone who also wants new construction in a new home? Well, these Triangle Area gated communities still offer new construction opportunities for now, but in some cases, likely not for long. 

Portofino - Clayton NC

Spick, span, and...

The Triangle Area's Best Golf Course Communities

Best Triangle Area Golf Course Communities

From some of the county's best colleges and univeristies to a burgeoning dining and craft beer scene, the Triangle area is quickly becoming one of the hottest places to call home in the U.S. But along with higher education and no shortage of places to have a cold one, did you know the region also lays claim having a number of North Carolina's top-rated golf course communities? If your idea of a dream home sits somewhere alongside a fairway, here are just several locations you'll want to consider as you begin your Triangle area home search. 

North Ridge - Raleigh NC

Set in the heart of North Raleigh, North Ridge is a beautiful...

Amazing New Home Communities in Youngsville, NC

New Construction Communities in Youngsville NC

Located just under 40 minutes from downtown Raleigh, Youngsville developing into a top choice for Triangle Area home buyers wanting a quintessential small town vibe. Despite its low population and quaint, small town ambiance, however, you’ll also find a surprisingly strong inventory of new construction homes in Youngsville as well. 

Merriweather

One great location to take your home search is Merriweather, which currently has some large homes on the market in excess of 3,000 square feet of living space, including oftentimes four-bedrooms and at least three-baths, which is ideal for those who need more space, inside and outside the homes. Many of the ...

The Most Desirable New Home Communities in Rolesville

New Construction Communities in Rolesville NC

Often described as one of the Triangle Area’s true hidden gems, Rolesville has more recently been one of the fastest growing towns in all of North Carolina. As Wake County’s second oldest town, Rolesville is certainly quaint and charming. But as you’ll quickly notice along the towns outskirts, new construction development is definitely on the rise, providing home buyers with ample options and opportunities when it comes to brand new living spaces to call your own. 

Granite Falls

One great location to take your home search is Granite...