March 2017

Wrangling a Raleigh Rental

Mar 6, 2017 Kelly Nurge
Between hiring and transferring in the Research Triangle Park, the local universities and the sought-after healthcare systems, Raleigh experiences a fairly steady flow of new residents, and not everyone is ready to buy right away. Many […]
Loading Dock, Raleigh
February 2017

Loading Dock: A Commitment to Community

Feb 20, 2017 Kelly Nurge
The Raleigh-Durham area was ranked the No. 4 Start-up Hub in the US, according to startup incubator 1776, citing the U.S. Chamber of Commerce foundation report that 291 new companies were founded here in the […]
December 2016 / January 2017

Home Sweet Gingerbread

Dec 2, 2016 Kelly Nurge
After the turkey has been carved and the pants have been loosened, it’s time to focus on our next holiday, which revolves around tasty treats in imaginative shapes. Move over, Pumpkin Pie, it’s time for […]
October 2016

Beyond Classifieds: The Modern Job Hunt

Oct 17, 2016 Kelly Nurge
The days of circling classified ads in the newspaper are long gone, and online job boards may be the next employment tool to disappear with the changing times. Allen Wooten, Business Development Manager for Personify, […]
October 2016

Girl Buying Power

Oct 10, 2016 Kelly Nurge
Families aren’t the only ones benefitting from Raleigh’s hot real estate market. According to the National Association of Realtors (NAR), in 2015, women accounted for 15 percent of real estate purchases, compared to 11 percent […]
September 2016

Alternative U

Sep 26, 2016 Kelly Nurge
A typical college student will likely roll out of bed, grab coffee and head to class in pajamas. With the world at their fingertips, though, they don’t even need to worry about waking a roommate […]
July 2016 / August 2016

Open Today, Sold Tomorrow

Jul 11, 2016 Kelly Nurge
Homes valued between $200,000 to $350,000 are averaging only 15 days on market, and houses that are well maintained in prime locations are selling before the agent’s sign has settled into the ground. While it’s […]
Katie Joiner and her grandchildren
June 2016

Secondary Roots in the Oak City

May 31, 2016 Kelly Nurge
Being a local of Raleigh is pretty rare these days. Residents are feeling the boom as housing inventory is low but interest is at an all-time high. With new businesses, restaurants, and breweries opening on […]