Date Archives: July 2020

HPW Blog | #1 Triangle Real Estate Company Home

Subscribe and receive email notifications of new blog posts.




rss logo RSS Feed
Apex, NC | 7 Posts
Buying a Home | 9 Posts
Cary, NC | 8 Posts
Chapel Hill, NC | 8 Posts
Clayton, NC | 3 Posts
Durham, NC | 8 Posts
Financing | 2 Posts
Garner, NC | 2 Posts
Goldsboro, NC | 1 Posts
Home Selling | 11 Posts
Home Tips | 38 Posts
HPW Foundation | 13 Posts
HPW Happenings | 25 Posts
HPW Luxury | 45 Posts
HPW Open Houses | 202 Posts
Knightdale, NC | 4 Posts
Mebane, NC | 1 Posts
Morrisville NC | 1 Posts
Pittsboro NC | 1 Posts
Raleigh, NC | 53 Posts
Rolesville, NC | 1 Posts
Triangle Living | 83 Posts
Wake Forest NC | 2 Posts
Zebulon, NC | 2 Posts
Coldwell Banker Howard Perry and Walston | Real Estate Expert | Triangle | Real Estate Agent | Raleigh | Local Market Leader | Real Estate Company | Best Places to Live | Cary | Rolesville | Wake Forest | Holly Springs | Safe Places to Live | Wendell | Morrisville | surburb | Apex | Best Places to Work | Durham | Real Estate Search | Home Search | Property Listings | Selling a Home | Buying a Home | Mortgage | Financing | Loan | Towne Mortgage of the Carolinas | Credit Score | HPW Foundation | Hurricane Relief | Neighbors helping neighbors | Community Outreach | Helping People Win | Knightdale | Cultural Events | Things to Do | Area Events | East Meets West Festival | The Jim Allen Group | Triangle Business Journal | Fast 50 | Jim Allen | Painting | Picking a paint | Homeowners | Renters | Home Decor | Interior Design | Paint Colors | Turkeys for the Triangle | Community Giving | Fundraiser | Holiday Giving | Corporate Giving | Halloween | Community Events | Veterans Day | Military Appreciation | Clayton | Smithfield | Johnston County | Christmas | Holiday Events | Open House | Best Of | Real Estate Market | Relocation | Youngsville | Curb Appeal | Declutter | Home Sellers | Tips | Home Staging | New Year's Eve | New Year | Cleaning | Home Improvement | Home Projects | Zebulon | Chapel Hill | Pittsboro | Local Restaurants | Local Businesses | Restaurants | Dining | Brightleaf Square | Shopping | Franklin Street | Garner | Real estate | Area Information | Goldsboro, NC | Golf Clubs | Hillsborough, NC | Hillsborough | Fearrington Village | Bishop's Grant | Dansforth | Heritage | Holding Village South Lake | Olde Mill Stream | Family fun | Family-friendly events | Briar Chapel | Chapel Hill Neighborhoods | Fuquay-Varina | North Hills | For families | Arts and Culture | Parks & Recreation | Outdoors | Festivals | Mebane | Holidays | Henderson | Historic Property | Luxury | Garden | Landscaping | Country Club | Wakefield Estates | Pets | Governors Club | Chatham | Chatham Park | Museum | kitchen | kitchen remodel | Greensboro
July
30

As we head into the first weekend of August, we want to, once again, remind everyone that the safety and well-being of our agents and clients remains our top priority. We are constantly working to ensure that all possible safety measures and precautions are being taken as we continue to navigate the COVID-19 pandemic. We are committed to maintaining reliable service to our clients while doing our part to limit the spread of the COVID-19.

In order to protect both our clients and agents, we are asking everyone to take precautionary measures:

 

Our HPW agents will be hosting open houses this weekend while using all of the safety measures and precautions mentioned above. If you prefer to browse homes from the comfort of your couch, then be sure to check out the virtual tours we have so you can still see some of the amazing listings our agents have on the market right now.

 

Featured Open Houses

 

1113 Greenlea Drive, Apex, NC 27523

$620,000

Sq Ft: 3,314 | Beds: 4 | Baths: 2 (full) 1 (1/2)

Open House: Saturday, August 1 from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.


103 Park Bluff Drive, Chapel Hill, NC 27517

$799,900

Sq Ft: 4,536 | Beds: 4 | Baths: 5 (full) 1 (1/2)

Open House: Saturday, August 1 from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.


618 Glenmere Drive, Knightdale, NC 27545

$435,000

Sq Ft: 2,662 | Beds: 3 | Baths: 3 (full)

Open House: Saturday, August 1 from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. and

Sunday, August 2 from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.


9112 Sanctuary Court, Raleigh, NC 27617

$589,900

Sq Ft: 3,475 | Beds: 4 | Baths: 3 (full) 1 (1/2)

Open House: Saturday, August 1 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and

Sunday, August 2 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m.


190 Chardonney Drive, Clayton, NC 27520

$385,000

Sq Ft: 7,200 | Beds: 4 | Baths: 3 (full)

Open House: Saturday, August 1 from 12:00 to 4:00 p.m. and

Sunday, August 2 from 12:00 to 2:00 p.m.


1813 Oatlands Court, Wake Forest, NC 27587

$1,150,000

Sq Ft: 7,200 | Beds: 5 | Baths: 6 (full) 1 (1/2)

Open House: Saturday, August 1 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. and

Sunday, August 2 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m.


10657 Cardington Lane, Raleigh, NC 27614

$540,000

Sq Ft: 7,200 | Beds: 4 | Baths: 2 (full) 1 (1/2)

Open House: Sunday, August 2 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m.


July
29

Raleigh Tech Careers

If you're shopping for a home in the best cities for growing your tech career or launching your own startup, then there are only a few American cities that make the cut... and most of them have a cost of living that will stretch even a robust personal budget to the max. Only one city can claim to be a true tech hub, while still offering a cost of living close to the national average. Raleigh, NC has one of the best tech scenes in the eastern half of the country, and an affordable cost of living to match. Our real estate agents know Raleigh, so let's take a closer look at why the city is the perfect place to launch or grow your tech career.

Raleigh, NC: A Hub for Tech Centered Careers

Click Here to Read More...

July
24

As we head into the final weekend of July, we want to remind everyone that the safety and well-being of our agents and clients remain our top priority. We are constantly working to ensure that all possible safety measures and precautions are being taken as we continue to navigate the COVID-19 pandemic. We are committed to maintaining reliable service to our clients while doing our part to limit the spread of the COVID-19.

In order to protect both our clients and agents, we are asking everyone to take precautionary measures:

Our HPW agents will be hosting open houses this weekend while using all of the safety measures and precautions mentioned above. If you prefer to browse homes from the comfort of your couch, then be sure to check out the virtual tours we have so you can still some of the amazing listings our agents have on the market right now.

 

Featured Open Houses

 

475 Cliffdale Road, Chapel Hill, NC 27516

$615,000

Sq Ft: 3,195 | Beds: 4 | Baths: 3 (full) 1 (1/2)

Open House: Saturday, July 25 from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.


18 Litchford Road, Chapel Hill, NC 27514

$800,000

Sq Ft: 4,833 | Beds: 5 | Baths: 3 (full)

Open House: Saturday, July 25 from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.


5147 Corner Rock Drive, Rolesville, NC 27571

$399,900

Sq Ft: 3,138 | Beds: 3 | Baths: 3 (full)

Open House: Saturday, July 25 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m.


1301 Hannahs View Drive, Raleigh, NC 27615

$1,295,000

Sq Ft: 4,950 | Beds: 4 | Baths: 4 (full) 1 (1/2)

Open House: Saturday, July 25 from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m. and

Sunday, July 26 from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m.


116 Patrons Court, Middlesex, NC 27557

$260,000

Sq Ft: 1,836 | Beds: 3 | Baths: 2 (full) 1 (1/2)

Open House: Saturday, July 25 from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m. and

Sunday, July 26 from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m.


117 Keythorpe Lane, Cary, NC 27519

$540,000

Sq Ft: 3,131 | Beds: 4 | Baths: 3 (full) 1 (1/2)

Open House: Sunday, July 26 from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.


110 Loch Haven Lane, Cary, NC 27518

$525,000

Sq Ft: 3,131 | Beds: 3 | Baths: 2 (full) 1 (1/2)

Open House: Sunday, July 26 from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.


July
22

Home Maintenance Issues

Taking care of regular maintenance is an important part of being a homeowner. This ensures that your home stays in good repair and that smaller issues don't turn into larger, more expensive ones. While some projects can be delayed, others require immediate attention.

Our real estate agents point out the following home maintenance issues you shouldn't wait to fix:

      Click Here to Read More...

July
17

Where do you want to live? What type of home do you like? Stepping up or moving down?

Whether you're a renter ready to take the homeownership plunge, a seasoned homeowner searching for new digs, or simply want to expand your investment property portfolio, our Coldwell Banker Howard Perry and Walston agents have the homes you seek.

From townhomes to beautiful ranches to executive estates, our agents will be hosting open houses this Saturday and Sunday all over Central North Carolina. So, while you're making your weekend to-do list today, be sure to add in your house hunt then check out the list of open houses our agents will be hosting so you can plan accordingly. Prefer to stay home and view homes online? We have numerous virtual tours for you to take a look at from the comfort of your couch.

Happy house hunting, everyone!

 

Featured Open Houses

 

912 Bonhurst Drive, Holly Springs, NC 27540

$334,900

Sq Ft: 2,377 | Beds: 3 | Baths: 2 (full) 1 (1/2)

Open House: Saturday, July 18 from 12:00 to 2:00 p.m.


7604 Kelmscot Way, Raleigh, NC 27615

$725,000

Sq Ft: 4,478 | Beds: 4 | Baths: 3 (full) 1 (1/2)

Open House: Saturday, July 18 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m.


113 Mearleaf Place, Holly Springs, NC 27540

$513,000

Sq Ft: 3,215 | Beds: 5 | Baths: 4 (full)

Open House: Saturday, July 18 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m.


1201 Hannahs View Drive, Raleigh, NC 27615

$1,500,000

Sq Ft: 4,724 | Beds: 4 | Baths: 4 (full) 1 (1/2)

Open House: Saturday, July 18 from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. and

Sunday, July 19 from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.


10733 Summerton Drive, Raleigh, NC 27614

$450,000

Sq Ft: 3,245 | Beds: 4 | Baths: 2 (full) 1 (1/2)

Open House: Saturday, July 18 from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. and

Sunday, July 19 from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.


410 Stephens Way, Youngsville, NC 27596

$307,000

Sq Ft: 1,863 | Beds: 3 | Baths: 2 (full) 1 (1/2)

Open House: Saturday, July 18 from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. and

Sunday, July 19 from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.


30 Labradoodle Court, Garner, NC 27529

$259,900

Sq Ft: 2,104 | Beds: 3 | Baths: 2 (full) 1 (1/2)

Open House: Saturday, July 18 from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. and

Sunday, July 19 from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.


 

July
15

Weekend Getaways Near Raleigh

Who's ready for a vacation? Our real estate agents sure are! After the last few months, we agree that everyone could use a little time away from home to relax, recharge, and enjoy spending time with those they care about the most. If you'd like to get out of town without hopping on a plane or train, consider road tripping to one of those great getaway destinations close to Raleigh.

  1. Winston-Salem, NC
    Distance from Raleigh by Car: Approximately 2hrs
    Head down to the Piedmont Triangle of North Carolina and enjoy a getaway tucked between the Atlantic Ocean and the Blue Ridge Mountains. Winston-Salem has a host of historical sites, museums, wineries, and dining options that will keep you busy for hours. Some of the notable attractions include the Salem Glen Country Club, Yadkin Valley Wine Tours, the Crooked Tail Cat Café, and Kernersville Little Theatre. 

  2. Click Here to Read More...

July
10

Have you decided to call the Triangle home? You've made a good choice. Now, let's find you a house.

With well-lauded local cities and towns, there are plenty of communities and neighborhoods to consider as you narrow down your list of wants and needs.

Urban Living

Raleigh and Durham offer burgeoning downtowns with developing cityscapes and urban convenience. 

Acclaimed restaurants and bars and cultural and sports venues are located only sidewalks apart offering goings-on before and after dark.

You'll find an array of newly debuted luxury townhomes, light-filled condos, and historical and new construction homes to consider as your own.

Suburban Setting

From Hillsborough and Mebane in the West to Zebulon and even Goldsboro in the East, you can pick from a number of Triangle area suburbs perfectly situated near main thoroughfares offering small-town living and demanded commuter convenience.

Main Street towns like Apex, Cary, Morrisville and Wake Forest make for ideal places to plant roots and grow your family just beyond the hustle and bustle of bigger city life.

 You can select from golf-course communities, mature neighborhoods, new master-planned developments, contemporary townhomes and much more.

Start Your House Hunt

All of our Coldwell Banker Howard Perry and Walston real estate agents are ready to help you find the home you seek. In fact, you can meet a few in person this weekend at our area open houses.

 

Featured Open Houses

 

23 Shelburne Drive, Clayton, NC 27527

$419,900

Sq Ft: 3,549 | Beds: 4 | Baths: 3 (full)

Open House: Saturday, July 11 from 12:00 to 2:00 p.m.


5217 Ginger Trail, Raleigh, NC 27614

$1,125,000

Sq Ft: 5,754 | Beds: 4 | Baths: 3 (full) 3 (1/2)

Open House: Saturday, July 11 from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.


1436 Fairfax Woods Drive, Apex, NC 27502

$539,900

Sq Ft: 3,877 | Beds: 5 | Baths: 3 (full) 1 (1/2)

Open House: Saturday, July 11 from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.


600 Montelban Court, Rolesville, NC 27571

$380,000

Sq Ft: 3,269 | Beds: 5 | Baths: 3 (full) 1 (1/2)

Open House: Saturday, July 11 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m.


3327 Cheswick Drive, Raleigh, NC 27609

$675,000

Sq Ft: 3,100 | Beds: 4 | Baths: 2 (full) 2 (1/2)

Open House: Saturday, July 11 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m.


5601 Old Pearce Road, Wake Forest, NC 27587

$635,000

Sq Ft: 3,525 | Beds: 4 | Baths: 3 (full) 1 (1/2)

Open House: Saturday, July 11 from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. and

Sunday, July 12 from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.


223 Meadowmont Lane, Unit B - 6, Chapel Hill, NC 27517

$725,000

Sq Ft: 2,689 | Beds: 3 | Baths: 3 (full) 1 (1/2)

Open House: Sunday, July 12 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m.


July
8

Pool MaintenanceA pool is a fantastic addition to your outside space, but it does add a little extra work to your to-do list. Fortunately, by staying on top of your pool maintenance, you'll cut down on the time and money that you devote to your pool.

Follow these maintenance tips to make sure your pool is sparkling and ready for swimming all summer. 

Click Here to Read More...

July
2

It's going to be a fun weekend celebrating America's birthday and enjoying all of the fireworks on display. Do you know what else could make this weekend just as exciting? You could find the home you've been dreaming of and make an offer. All you have to do is start your house hunt.

Our Coldwell Banker Howard Perry and Walston agents will be hosting open houses this Saturday and Sunday in the communities, neighborhoods and school districts you desire. Consider visiting them to see the homes they've listed and speaking with them about their local market expertise.

 

Featured Open Houses

 

1504 Margrave Drive, Wake Forest, NC 27587

$615,000

Sq Ft: 3,575 | Beds: 4 | Baths: 3 (full) 1 (1/2)

Open House: Sunday, July 5 from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.


1228 Hannahs View Drive, Raleigh, NC 27615

$1,150,000

Sq Ft: 4,670 | Beds: 5 | Baths: 5 (full) 1 (1/2)

Open House: Sunday, July 5 from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.


475 Cliffdale Road, Chapel Hill, NC 27516

$615,000

Sq Ft: 3,195 | Beds: 4 | Baths: 3 (full) 1 (1/2)

Open House: Sunday, July 5 from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.


1004 Indian Trail Drive, Raleigh, NC 27609

$499,900

Sq Ft: 2,010 | Beds: 4 | Baths: 2 (full) 1 (1/2)

Open House: Sunday, July 5 from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.


11001 Selma Road, Middlesex, NC 27557

$214,900

Sq Ft: 2,010 | Beds: 4 | Baths: 2 (full)

Open House: Sunday, July 5 from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.


3327 Cheswick Drive, Raleigh, NC 27609

$675,000

Sq Ft: 3,100 | Beds: 4 | Baths: 2 (full) 2 (1/2)

Open House: Sunday, July 5 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m.


July
1

Beaches in North Carolina

When our real estate agents get some precious downtime, they can't resist the stunning scenery and relaxing atmosphere of North Carolina's beaches. Since July 1-7 has been designated as Clean Beaches Week, celebrate with a trip to one of these delightful beaches within easy access of Raleigh homes for sale

  1. Wrightsville Beach - 23 E. Salisbury St., Wrightsville Beach, NC 28480
    Wrightsville Beach
    is the closest location to Raleigh, clocking in at a relatively quick two-hour drive. Once you arrive, the crystal blue waters and vast expanses of sand on this four-mile island will make you feel worlds away from everyday life. National Geographic named Wrightsville Beach one of the world's top surfing spots, and stand-up paddleboards are a frequent sight on the water. 

  2. Carolina Beach State Park - 1010 State Park Rd., Carolina Beach, NC 28428
    Spectacular views of Cape Fear River help make Carolina Beach State Park,  about two-and-a-half hours from Raleigh, one of the more popular sites in North Carolina. The park's limesink ponds are home to some unique plant life, including carnivorous forms such as the famous Venus flytrap. More than eight miles of easy hiking trails follow the river and loop through wetlands and forests. The boat ramp and marina are open, along with the wheelchair-accessible fishing pier. Park hours are 7 a.m. - 10 p.m. daily through September.

  3. Kure Beach - 117 Settlers Lane, Kure Beach, NC 28449
    At a distance of less than three miles away, Kure Beach is something of a "sister" site to Carolina Beach. But the two beaches offer different experiences, making it worth a visit to compare. Family-friendly Kure Beach is smaller, in a tranquil setting marked by stretches of white sand, which many people feel creates a more laid-back vibe. The beach's main attraction is the 711-foot fishing pier, oldest on the Atlantic Coast. If fishing isn't your thing, just enjoy a leisurely stroll with miles of coastline on display. Kure Beach Pier is open seven days a week from 7 a.m. - 11 p.m.

  4. Atlantic Beach - 177 New Bern St., Atlantic Beach, NC 28512
    When you set eyes on Atlantic Beach after the two-and-a-half hour drive from Raleigh, you'll understand why it's part of the "Crystal Coast." Dubbed the "Family Playground of the South," Atlantic Beach is situated on a barrier island between Bogue Sound and the Atlantic Ocean. Rent a jet ski, paddleboard or kayak to explore the waters or hike the AB Loop trails that range from one to three miles. Cast a line from the Oceanana, the only fishing pier on the beach, extending 1,000 feet into the Atlantic Ocean. 

  5. Topsail Beach - 820 S. Anderson Blvd., Topsail Beach, NC 28445 
    Legend has it that Topsail Beach was named for the pirate ships that hid behind the island, and to this day the community works to maintain an unspoiled, natural ambiance. High-rise developments are forbidden and the environment is a main priority, with initiatives such as the Topsail Turtle Project. Activities such as a recent craft market give Topsail Beach a pleasant small-town charm. If you head that way, plan on a two-and-a-half hour drive from Raleigh.

With its balance between urban amenities and outdoor activities, Raleigh accommodates nearly every lifestyle. Contact us at Howard Perry and Walston for experienced help with your real estate needs.

Login to My Homefinder

Login to My Homefinder