Conversation spaces
November 2017

Intimacy in the Open

Nov 6, 2017 Mandy Howard
Conversation spaces can be the cherry on top of your open floor plan. Once upon a time, “Where do we put the TV?,” was the first question in home design. Today’s homeowner, however, is embracing a […]
October 2017

Buying For the First Time

Oct 9, 2017 Jane Porter
Realtor Leslie Liebert was helping her friend, Brice, buy her first home in Raleigh. In a market with low levels of affordable inventory, yet flush with investors and buyers willing to pay cash, that’s no easy […]
April 2017

Up in the Air?

Apr 3, 2017 Grayson Haver Currin
Several years ago, Eddie and Kay Coleman noticed that the property taxes on their Oakwood home—a century-old, two-story beauty just blocks away from the state capitol—seemed to be growing as quickly as the city itself. […]
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 […]
Father and Son
December 2016 / January 2017

Destination Unknown

Dec 8, 2016 Grayson Haver Currin
Father & Son’s building is under contract. Is the vintage institution the next member of the Raleigh diaspora to Durham? On a weeknight at the busy Person Street Bar, Brian Ownbey recognizes the chair he […]
November 2016

Real Estate 2.0

Nov 7, 2016 Cameron Walker
The next frontier of homebuying apps In the old days of real estate, buyers often had to wait two weeks to learn of new homes on the market. Even in the late 1990s, properties for […]
June 2016

What’s Not Selling?

May 31, 2016 Cameron Walker
Raleigh houses are selling faster than hot Krispy Kremes, well almost. According to the March 2016 Triangle Area Residential Realty Report, more than 50 percent of Wake County resale listings go under contract in less […]
1008 Parket Street, Raleigh
December 2015 / January 2016

What does $300K buy in Raleigh?

Nov 30, 2015 Christa Gala
  $300K could get you a mid-century rancher, a charming historic cottage or a traditional single family home. But the big surprise for us was how hard it was to find anything at all—particularly inside the […]