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The Best Mid-Century Modern Furniture Stores in The Triangle Area

Best Mid Century Modern Furniture Stores Triangle Area North Carolina

The Triangle Area has a large concentration of Modernist homes, including homes of this style in Durham, Chapel Hill, and Raleigh. While many people are attracted to Mid-Century Modern architecture due to its common style points like clean lines, flat rooflines and neutral color hues, others are simply searching for Mid-Century Modern furnishings to accent their existing homes.

Luckily, the area has several Mid-Century Modern stores to choose from, selling everything from chairs and tables to sofas and décor. Here are a few of the best new and vintage furniture shops to check out...

Tips For Buying a Home That Needs Work

Buying a Home That Needs Work

The residential real estate market is hot right now, and that may mean considering a home that needs a bit of work. Here are a few tips for buying a home that’s not quite move-in-ready:

Professional home inspection

First, you don’t want to buy a home like this without a professional home inspection. Make this a standard continency that you can get out of the sale if something major or dangerous is found during the home inspection. This could allow you to potentially back out of the contract, ask the seller to make the repairs, or renegotiate the purchase price.

Make sure you know exactly what’s involved in the home inspection, too....

Tips For Buying a Home When Inventory Is Low

Tips For Buying a Home When Inventory is Low

Homes are selling fast right now, and in most places, inventory remains low. So, how do you buy a home in a hot market? Here are a few tips to get you in the home you want, when there are fewer options up for sale.

Understand your budget

The first thing you need to do is to have a good understanding of your budget. You don’t want to get stuck with a home you can’t afford. If you’re ready to buy, take a good look at your budget. A good rule of thumb is to not have your monthly...