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Triangle Area’s Top Historic Districts to Consider When Buying a Home

Historic Districts in Triangle Area North Carolina

If you're looking for an older home in the Research Triangle Area with plenty of charm and character, take a closer look at several of the region's most desirable historic districts found below...

Chapel Hill Historic District

With buildings and homes constructed from the late 1700s to the early 20th century, the Chapel Hill Historic District is rich with architectural history. The area covers Downtown Chapel Hill, a majority of the UNC campus and some residential areas just off campus. Real estate in...

The Best Farmers Markets in The Triangle Area

Best Farmers Markets in Triangle Area NC

One of the best ways to support the local community and save money on groceries is to shop at your local farmers market. Fruits and vegtables are of course the foundation of any good farmers market, but you might get lucky and also find cool vendors selling everything from fiery hot salsa to gluten-free bread to apple pies and other delicious treats. So if you're looking for a fun way to spend an afternoon while also supporting local, here's a look at just are some of the best farmers markets in the Triangle Area.

The State Farmers Market

1201 Agriculture St, Raleigh, NC 27603 | Website...

Raleigh's Most Walkable Neighborhoods

The Best Walkable Neighborhoods in Raleigh NC

Along with an adequate amount of living space and certain home features that fit individual needs, wants, and design preferences, home buyers often consider certain locations that are walkable, convenient, and close to local amenities and attractions. And given Raleigh is both North Carolina’s second largest city and also the state capital, it’s definitely not short on neighborhoods that are safe, highly desirable, and close to plenty of shopping, dining, and entertainment. 

To demonstrate, here are just a few to consider….

Historic Oakwood 

As Raleigh’s very first designated historic district, Historic Oakwood presents...

Buyer’s Market vs Seller’s Market: What’s the Difference?

Buyer's Market vs. Sellers Market

Understanding a Buyer’s Market

With a buyer’s market, the housing supply exceeds demand. In this situation, there are lots of homes for sale, but few buyers. Buyers are often at an advantage in several ways:

  • Homes stay on market longer
  • Sellers must compete to attract buyers
  • Prices often drop
  • Sellers more willing to negotiate

As the name suggests, a buyer’s market is a great time for home buyers. There...

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