According to the Triangle Business Journal, the Raleigh metro area grew a whopping 18% from 2010 to 2017, making it the second fastest growing metro area in the US. Raleigh and its suburbs have so much to offer residents – it’s easy to see why people are flocking here at such a high rate. From ... » Learn More about What Makes the Triangle So Desirable?
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As a resident and business owner here in the Triangle, I am always mindful of how my spending and shopping habits can contribute to the community. One of my favorite ways to support small business is to shop at my local farmers market! Doing so not only supports local and regional farmers ... » Learn More about A Guide to the Triangle’s Farmers Markets
Thinking about buying your first home? The prospect of a home-search can be exciting, but many first-time buyers get ahead of themselves. Before you start bookmarking your favorite listings and spending every weekend at open houses, pause and take note of these first-time buyer mistakes and how you ... » Learn More about 5 Mistakes Made by First-Time Buyers and How To Avoid Them
Buyers try to put 20% down on their mortgage so they can avoid PMI - Private Mortgage Insurance. Sometimes it is hard to do because as interest rates start to rise, buyers are eager to buy now rather than wait to save more money. Rents are increasing so that slows down amount some buyers can save ... » Learn More about What to do When You have Just Under 20% Down Payment for Your Mortgage
The secret is out! The Triangle area is a great place to be a homeowner. We currently are in a seller’s market which means that there are more buyers than there are sellers. But the change of season from summer to fall comes as good news for today’s buyers. Often the start of fall means that ... » Learn More about Buyers Tips for a Different Market: Fall 2016