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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. 


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...

Best Cities to Buy New Construction In The Triangle Area Right Now

Best Triangle Area Cities to Buy a New Construction Home

When existing home inventory is tight, new construction will always be a significant part of a home buyer’s search. Sure, a new construction home can be a bit more expensive than your average older home, but there are also plenty of advantage to buying new, like having a warranty in case any unforeseen issues arise, or peace mind knowing that all of the materials both inside and outside the home are brand new and potentially state-of-the-art. So if you’re planning to be in the market for a new home sometime in the near future, here’s a closer look at just some of the best cities to buy new construction in the Triangle Area right now. 


The Best New Home Communities in Winston-Salem Right Now

Best New Home Communities in Winston-Salem NC

As a tight-knit, mid-size college town with plenty of culture and things to do, Winston-Salem is quickly becoming one of the best places to live in North Carolina. Existing neighborhoods in Winston Salem are full of quiet tree-lined streets and charming homes with plenty of character. But if it’s a new construction home you’re after, here’s a closer look at some of the best new home communities Winston-Salem has to offer right now. 

Brookberry Farm

If you’re hoping for a new construction community with all the extras, you’ll want to consider ...

What is A 1031 Exchange? A Detailed Explanation

What is a 1031 Exchange

If you’re thinking about selling or even buying real estate, you may have heard the term 1031 exchange come up before, but do you really understand what it is, and how to make it work best for you in terms of your real estate investment property? It’s fairly simple, if you understand the ins and outs of a 1031 exchange, and what it means come tax time.

How does a 1031 exchange work?

In simple terms, a 1031 exchange refers to Section 1031 of the Internal Revenue Code, but it’s a common term that comes up a lot in conversations with investors, title companies and real estate agents. There are certain things you need to do and not do to make a 1031 exchange effective, plus you need to think about working within specific...

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