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Explore the Triangle Area’s Top New Construction Townhouse Developments

Triangle New Construction Townhomes

If you're looking for a new construction townhouse somewhere in the Triangle, now's a pretty good time to be in the market. Along with more inventory coming online ahead of the busy fall market, a number of new construction townhouse communities are currently in the works around0 the region, providing buyers with a number of desirable options that shouldn't be ignored.

Townes at North Salem

A great place to start is with Townes at North Salem. This community of three-story...

Why You'll Love the Carson Condos in Raleigh

The Carson Condos

If you’re considering a move to Raleigh, you’re sure to fall in love with The Carson condos. One of the newest additions to the Five Points neighborhood, The Carson sits within walking distance of a number of restaurants, retailers and breweries in the area.

Located inside the Beltline, it’s just minutes to Downtown Raleigh and from some of the area’s best museums, parks and entertainment offerings. The condos are also close to grocery stores, galleries and coffee shops. 

Another...

Triangle Housing Market Remains Strong During COVID 19 Pandemic

Triangle Housing Market COVID 19

In case you’re wondering how the Triangle real estate market has fared over the last several weeks, you’re probably not alone. Whether you’re look to buy or perhaps looking to sell, navigating the housing market during a pandemic isn’t something any of us have had prior experience with until now. 

But thanks to modern technology that allow us to work and show homes virtually, home sales throughout the Raleigh-Durham area have maintained quite well. 

According to the latest numbers from the Triangle Multiple Listing Service,...

Should You Add Solar Panels to Your Home?

Triangle Area Solar Panel Homes

If you’re looking for new ways to save on your monthly utility costs, you may want to consider installing solar panels.  Some homeowners find they’re a solid investment for the future, but how do you know they’re the right choice for your home?

First of all, you need to consider the total cost. Solar panels are pricey in the beginning, with some estimates putting the upfront cost at around $20,000. 

The good news is, on average, solar panels are said to increase the value of a home by about $15,000. You may be able to decrease the overall cost, too, by taking advantage of rebate programs, along with state and federal tax credits.

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The Triangle's Top Neighborhoods For Searching Mid Century Modern Homes

Mid Century Modern Homes For Sale Triangle

Mid century modern homes tend to be specifically sought-after by home buyers who love the look and feel of this classic and timeless architectural style. Defined by flat roofs, sharp angles, and a minimalist aesthetic, mid century modern homes are pretty easy to spot despite not being quite as common in the Triangle as many other places scattered throughout the country. 

Even still, active home buyers looking for an authentic mid century modern home should still have some success finding something that fits their needs and wants in a new place to live in the Triangle, as long as you know where to look. 

So to help get your search started off in...

5 Things to Know About The Lynde Condos in Raleigh

The Lynde Condos Raleigh

The Lynde is one of Raleigh’s newest condo developments, and as you’ll quickly find out, it’s perhaps one of the most desirable projects coming through the development pipeline as well. If you’re still unfamiliar with The Lynde, here are 5 things to know about this one-of-a-kind building….

  • The location won’t disappoint. The Lynde is conveniently situated between Dorothea “Lynde” Dix Park, Historic Boylan Heights, and Raleigh’s Warehouse District, providing residents with unbelievable access to many of the city’s hottest restaurants, nightlife, and everything else downtown has to offer. 
  • The amenities at The...

M/I Homes Proposal Could Bring 500 New Homes to Southwest Wake County

New Construction Homes in Apex NC

Columbus (OH)-based M/I Homes has filed plans for a massive development set on 140 acres in southwest Wake County.

The project is expected to have up to 520 units on a stretch of mostly undeveloped land near 8829 New Hope Farm Road on the western edge of Apex, and north of U.S. Hwy. 1 and New Hill.

As of now, M/I is proposing a mixture of townhouses and single-family homes, all of which containing solar conduits for the installation of rooftop solar panels. Additonally, no commercial use buildings will be permitted as part of this development.

The official filing...

Raleigh Poised To Have Top Housing Market in 2020

Raleigh Housing Market

It's easy to see why Raleigh, NC is one of the top real estate markets right now. Obviously North Carolina's capital city is a key part of of the North Carolina Research Triangle, which is a major hub for high-tech and biotech research. But that's becoming more and more critical to real estate investors as the tech industry adds more high-paying jobs. 

In addition to being home to high level technology and life science institutions, artists of all kinds...

Plans For Former Daniel Boone Village in Hillsborough County Unveiled

Hillsborough County Development

The Hillsborough Town Board are in discussions with Criterion Development about a major development plan for the former Daniel Boone Village site, according to new reports. 

Depending on public reaction and an eventual vote, the project could include plenty of new places to live, work, and shop at the development site near the corner of South Churton Street and Interstate 85 in the future.

During the most recent meeting, Criterion sought feedback from the board regarding the now vacant Daniel Boone Village, future plans for the site, and potential changes to the Collins Ridge development.

Included in the proposed plan for the Daniel Boone Village specfically...

Triangle Population Boom Pricing Some First-Time Home Byers Out of the Market

Affordable Housing Triangle Area

Affordable housing within the Triangle area is becoming harder and harder to come by for some buyers looking to enter the market thanks to a dwindling inventory of homes and more people moving to the area. Since 2010, Wake County's population has seen an increase of 23% while Durham County's population has risen 18.5% within the same time period.

According to the N.C. Housing Coalition's, affordable housing is clasified as 30% or less of a the total household budget. Last year, the average price for a home in Wake County was listed at around $302K pricing many first-time buyers or families out of the area.

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