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October
30

This weekend is going to be chilly, so why not join our Coldwell Banker Howard Perry and Walston real estate agents indoors and visit one of our many open houses this weekend. 

Whether you're looking for three bedrooms or five, our agents are ready to help you get an up-close look at these properties. Not sure what you're hunting for? Start by checking out a complete list of our Coldwell Banker Howard Perry and Walston open houses to figure out which homes you'd like to tour this weekend.

At HPW, 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 please take precautionary measures when visiting our open houses. And if attending an open house still isn't in the cards for you then have no fear, we have numerous virtual tours of these amazing homes and more.

 


Featured Open Houses

11312 Hickory Grove Church Rd, Raleigh, 27613

$899,900

Sq Ft: 5,248 | Beds: 5 | Baths: 4 (full) 

Open House: Saturday, October 31st  from 2:00 to 4:00 pm


1520 Cole Mill Rd, Durham, NC 27705

$840,000

Sq Ft: 6,386 | Beds: 6 | Baths: 5 (full) 

Open House: Sunday, Novmber 1st from 1:00 to 4:00 pm


106 Royal Club Dr, Cary, 27513

$535,000

Sq Ft: 2,578 | Beds: 3 | Baths: 2 (full) 1 (1/2)

Open House: Saturday, October 31st from 12:00 to 4:00 pm

Sunday, November 1st from 12:00 to 4:00 pm


100 Sweetbay Park, Youngsville, 27596

$385,000

Sq Ft: 2,610 | Beds: 3 | Baths: 2 (full) 1 (1/2)

Open House: Saturday, October 31st from 2:00 to 5:00 pm

Sunday, November 1st from 2:00 to 5:00 pm


2208 Oak Stream Ln, Apex, 27523

$377,899

Sq Ft: 2,278 | Beds: 4 | Baths: 2 (full) 1 (1/2)

Open House: Saturday, October 31st from 12:30 to 3:30 pm


3501 Old NC 86 Highway, Hillsborough, 27278

$290,000

Sq Ft: 1,794 | Beds:3 | Baths: 2 (full) 1 (1/2)

Open House: Saturday, October 31st from 1:00 to 3:00 pm

Sunday, November 1st from 1:00 to 3:00 pm

 

October
29

Fall Landscaping in Raleigh

Autumn is here, and Mother Nature is ready to put on a show with colorful leaves, crisp cool nights, and the bounty of the harvest. The vibrant fall season is the perfect time to make your home stand out and prepare for what lies ahead. Our REALTORS® know that a home with curb appeal is much more attractive to buyers, so it's important for those with Raleigh homes for sale to give their landscaping some extra love. These tips and fabulous fall landscaping ideas can help you make the most out of your outdoor spaces this autumn.

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October
29

Coldwell Banker Howard Perry and Walston, the leading real estate company in Central North Carolina, has hired Renee Smith as its General Sales Manager to oversee all CBHPW sales offices.

"We are absolutely thrilled to bring Renee on as a part of our team," said David Jones, Coldwell Banker Howard Perry and Walston Chief Executive Officer. "Her enthusiasm and high energy have made her a very successful and proven leader in the real estate market. Her dedication to the business and prowess for helping agents reach their goals has given her a great following in our market and will be a valuable asset here at HPW".

Most recently, Smith served as Vice President and Sales Manager at Fonville Morisey Realty, a member of the Long & Foster Companies. While there she managed the Lochmere office which was the number one office within their network of companies.

"I am excited to start this journey at HPW! HPW has been a real estate leader in North Carolina for over 40 years and their tools, systems, and belief in Helping People Win resonated with me and my core values, I couldn't think of a better fit," said Smith.

Graduating from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a major in Psychology and minor in Chemistry, Smith's path led her to a career in customer service, public relations, and marketing. From helping startups reach their potential to streamlining the marketing campaigns of major corporations, she has served such clients as Midway Airlines, AT&T Solutions, and MetLife.

Smith believes strongly in giving back and is very involved with the Raleigh Regional Association of Realtors, serving as the immediate past President this year on the Executive team. Additionally, Smith serves on the NC Realtors and Realtor Foundation of Wake County Board of Directors, The Government Affairs Committee, and the Finance Committee.

October
23

Join our Coldwell Banker Howard Perry and Walston real estate agents across Central North Carolina, while they host numerous open houses this weekend.  

From starter homes to luxury estates, our agents are ready to open the doors to let you get an up-close look at these properties. Start your house hunt by checking out a complete list of our Coldwell Banker Howard Perry and Walston open houses to figure out which homes you'd like to tour this weekend.

At HPW, 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 please take precautionary measures when visiting our open houses. And if attending an open house still isn't in the cards for you then have no fear, we have numerous virtual tours of these amazing homes and more.

 


Featured Open Houses

278 Atkinson Farm Circle, Garner, NC 27529

$279,900

Sq Ft: 2103 | Beds: 3 | Baths: 2 (full) 2 (1/2)

Open House: Saturday, October 24 from 12:00 to 3:00 p.m. 


60 Newton Dr, Durham, NC 27707

$325,000

Sq Ft: 1775 | Beds: 4 | Baths: 2 (full) 

Open House: Sunday, October 25 from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.


6013 Lennox Place, Wake Forest, NC 27587

$750,000

Sq Ft: 4625 | Beds: 5 | Baths: 5 (full) 2 (1/2)

Open House: Saturday, October 24 from 2:00 to 6:00 p.m.


211 St Jiles Dr, Clayton, NC 27520

$430,000

Sq Ft: 2700 | Beds:3 | Baths: 2 (full) 1 (1/2)

Open House: Saturday, October 24 from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.


 

 

October
22

Coldwell Banker Howard Perry and Walston, the leading real estate company in Triangle, announces the promotion of Matthew Horton to Chief Marketing Officer. In this role, Matt will lead marketing efforts as part of the leadership team.

"Matt is an accomplished business leader and phenomenal marketer with proven expertise in delivering value to our businesses," said Don Walston, the company's founder, and chairman. "His level of integrity and professionalism is important to the future success of Coldwell Banker Howard Perry and Walston."

Horton joined Coldwell Banker Howard Perry and Walston in 2016 as the Director of Marketing and has led and developed strategic marketing initiatives to support the overall company, its divisions, and its more than 900 real estate agents and professional staff.  In addition to leading the marketing front, Horton serves as President of the HPW Foundation, the charitable arm of Coldwell Banker Howard Perry and Walston, that annually gives away over 5000 turkeys during the holiday season and to date has donated over $1.6 million to local charities and nonprofits.

Before joining Coldwell Banker Howard Perry and Walston, Horton worked for two real estate investment trusts and began his career with the Carolina Hurricanes as a Client Relations Representative.

Horton earned a bachelor's degree in communications from Western Carolina University in Cullowhee. His hobbies include competing in IRONMAN Triathlons, playing hockey, and cheering on his former employer, the Canes. He resides in North Raleigh with his wife Stephanie and their daughter.

"I'm thrilled to be part of the leadership team at Coldwell Banker Howard Perry Walston at such an integral time for the company's continued growth in the North Carolina real estate market," said Horton.

October
21

Pasta in Raleigh

There's never a bad day to enjoy delicious Italian food! With World Pasta Day right around the corner, now is a great time to start exploring some of the amazing Italian restaurants in the area.

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October
16

Our Coldwell Banker Howard Perry and Walston real estate agents have listed some of the most stunning homes across Central North Carolina and will be hosting numerous open houses this weekend.

From starter homes to luxury estates, our agents are ready to open the doors to let you get an up-close look at these properties. Plan your house hunt by checking out a complete list of our Coldwell Banker Howard Perry and Walston open houses to figure out which homes you'd like to tour this weekend.

At HPW, 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 please take precautionary measures when visiting our open houses. And if attending an open house still isn't in the cards for you then have no fear, we have numerous virtual tours of these amazing homes and more.

 

Featured Open Houses

 

9004 Louisburg Road, Wake Forest, NC 27587

$430,000

Sq Ft: 2,368 | Beds: 3 | Baths: 2 (full) 1 (1/2)

Open House: Saturday, October 17 from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.


3200 Hickory Road, Raleigh, NC 27616

$650,000

Sq Ft: 4,711 | Beds: 5 | Baths: 3 (full) 1 (1/2)

Open House: Saturday, October 17 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m.


7809 Dover Hills Drive, Wake Forest, NC 27587

$830,000

Sq Ft: 4,632 | Beds: 5 | Baths: 4 (full)

Open House: Saturday, October 17 from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. and

Sunday, October 18 from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.


2700 Stonewalk Court, Zebulon, NC 27597

$434,500

Sq Ft: 3,241 | Beds: 3 | Baths: 2 (full) 2 (1/2)

Open House: Saturday, October 17 from 12:00 to 2:00 p.m. and

Sunday, October 18 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m.


2201 Dewland Court, Fuquay Varina, NC 27526

$399,000

Sq Ft: 2,547 | Beds: 3 | Baths: 2 (full) 1 (1/2)

Open House: Saturday, October 17 from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. and

Sunday, October 18 from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.


205 Lake Manor Road, Chapel Hill, NC 27516

$699,000

Sq Ft: 3,930 | Beds: 5 | Baths: 5 (full)

Open House: Sunday, October 18 from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.


10529-102 Sablewood Drive, Unit 102, Raleigh, NC 27617

$334,900

Sq Ft: 1,700 | Beds: 2 | Baths: 2 (full)

Open House: Sunday, October 18 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m.


October
14

Packing for Raleigh Move

Moving is a major life event, and an unorganized packing process can add stress to what is already a stressful situation. Organizing a move can present challenges for even the most experienced of planners, but crafting effective packing and unpacking strategies can help ensure the process goes as smoothly as possible. If you're in the market for one of these beautiful Raleigh homes for sale, consider these packing tips from our real estate agents when planning your move:

  1. Declutter Ahead of Time
    The golden rule of packing: the less you have, the easier it will be to move. Start the decluttering process a good 2 or 3 months before your actual move date. Go through all of your belongings and determine what can go. Many people struggle when it comes to parting with their stuff, so it can be helpful to consider how frequently you use an item and whether or not it brings you joy. Once you've determined what you can part with, consider donating your items to a local thrift store, have a garage sale, or you can even try selling them online for a little extra cash.

  2. Pack A Little Bit Each Day
    Waiting until the last minute to pack can add a lot of extra stress. However, packing too soon may leave you without some things you need in your day to day life. The trick is to pack a little bit each day leading up to your move. Consider setting aside 1 to 2 hours per day to work on the packing process. This strategy will help you to feel like you're making good progress over time. 

  3. Labels Are Key
    Labeling your boxes will make the moving and unpacking process significantly easier. Make sure each box has a labeled with the contents of the box and the room it belongs in. This will help inform the movers where to place the boxes in your new home. Using color-coded labels will make the process even easier.

  4. Save Room For Your Clothes
    Clothing always takes up more room than you'd expect, so if you're using a moving truck or have limited space, keep this in mind when packing. Any clothing you hang in the closet cut a hole in a garbage bag and place it over a group of hangers. If your dresser is light enough to move, you may be able to get away with leaving clothes in the drawers; however, be careful your dresser isn't too heavy.

  5. Don't Leave Empty Spaces in Boxes
    Avoid half-packed boxes when possible. If your items have room to move around, they can easily become damaged during the move. Pack your boxes, so they are full, but not too heavy. If you do end up with extra space, consider adding newspaper or packing peanuts to keep items secure. Also, don't forget to add extra padding to any boxes that contain fragile items.

Moving doesn't need to be a stressful process. With a bit of planning, you'll be into your new home in no time. Contact us for more tips on how to make your move less stressful.

October
9

Wondering what to do this weekend? Pull out your rain boots, grab your umbrella and then go find your next home!

Our Coldwell Banker Howard Perry and Walston real estate agents have planned open houses in the beautiful homes they've listed and are ready to show you around. With houses, townhomes, and condos in all shapes and sizes in highly demanded locations and neighborhoods, these open houses are definitely worth a visit!

Don't forget that this is the last weekend for the Triangle Parade of Homes so be sure to set aside some time to view these spectacular homes, too.

If all goes, you could be toasting at Thanksgiving in your new home!

At HPW, 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 please take precautionary measures when visiting our open houses. And if attending an open house still isn't in the cards for you then have no fear, we have numerous virtual tours of these amazing homes and more.

 

Featured Open Houses

 

1605 Wildhurst Lane, Wake Forest, NC 27587

$774,900

Sq Ft: 5,156 | Beds: 5 | Baths: 4 (full) 1 (1/2)

Open House: Saturday, October 10 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m.


6728 Queen Annes Drive, Raleigh, NC 27613

$222,400

Sq Ft: 1,523 | Beds: 2 | Baths: 2 (full) 1 (1/2)

Open House: Saturday, October 10 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m.


1524 Rock Dove Way, Raleigh, NC 27614

$1,850,000

Sq Ft: 5,625 | Beds: 5 | Baths: 5 (full) 1 (1/2)

Open House: Saturday, October 10 from 12:00 to 5:00 p.m. and

Sunday, October 11 from 12:00 to 5:00 p.m.


5 Brookshire Drive, Youngsville, NC 27596

$466,980

Sq Ft: 2,798 | Beds: 4 | Baths: 3 (full) 1 (1/2)

Open House: Saturday, October 10 from 12:00 to 5:00 p.m. and

Sunday, October 11 from 12:00 to 5:00 p.m.


128 Abbeville Lane, Holly Springs, NC 27540

$489,700

Sq Ft: 3,659 | Beds: 5 | Baths: 3 (full) 1 (1/2)

Open House: Saturday, October 10 from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. and

Sunday, October 11 from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.


1445 Old Ivey Road, Apex, NC 27523

$625,000

Sq Ft: 1,745 | Beds: 3 | Baths: 2 (full)

Open House: Sunday, October 11 from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.


4805 Cornoustie Court, Holly Springs, NC 27540

$480,000

Sq Ft: 3,659 | Beds: 4 | Baths: 2 (full) 1 (1/2)

Open House: Sunday, October 11 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m.


October
7

Animal Shelters in the Triangle

October is officially "Adopt a Shelter Dog Month", and with so many people spending more time at home this year, there couldn't be a better time to welcome a new furry friend into your family. There are several great dog shelters in and around the Triangle and dozens of new pets that need to be adopted today. Looking to add a shelter dog to your family? Our REALTORS® went ahead and pulled together a list of options:

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October
5

On your mark, get set… GOBBLE! It's time again for our annual Turkeys for the Triangle fundraiser to feed our neighbors in need this holiday season.

Working with pre-selected area non-profit and military organizations, Turkeys for the Triangle is committed to donating over 5,000 frozen turkeys to feed more than 20,000 people this Thanksgiving and Christmas. 

Started by our Coldwell Banker Howard Perry and Walston Founder and Chairman, Don Walston over 15 years ago, Turkeys for the Triangle has donated more than 40,000 turkeys to anchor holiday meals for more than 175,000 food-insecure people.

"It breaks my heart to know that there are families in our local communities who struggle to put food on the table, especially during the holidays when so many of us are celebrating with special meals," said Walston. "Turkeys for the Triangle is our answer to that sad reality; it is a way our company, our clients, and our kind neighbors can give to the greater good, to feed those in need."

 

Turkeys For The Triangle Fundraiser

Now through Tuesday, December 17th, our real estate agents and staff will sell Turkeys for the Triangle raffle tickets to gather funds to support our holiday turkey donations in mid-November and mid-December. 

Will you help us help others?

Please purchase a Turkeys for the Triangle raffle ticket today at TurkeysfortheTriangle.com! Raffle tickets are $5 each or five for $20.

 

Winner, Winner, Turkey Dinner 

Buy a $5 Turkeys for the Triangle raffle ticket, and you'll be entered to win some fantastic prizes including: 

 

RAFFLE PRIZES

One Year Membership to Winc.com Wine Club17 Weeks of produce from The Produce Box
$500 Restaurant Gift Card
$500 Gift Card to Target
$500 Gift Card to Bailey's Fine Jewelry
65" Flat Screen TV
Weber Grill
iPad Mini
Apple AirPods Pro

GRAND PRIZE:

Trip for Two to Destination of Choice (up to $2000 value)

 

Buy your Turkeys for the Triangle tickets online today at TurkeysfortheTriangle.com!

 

The Turkeys for the Triangle raffle drawing will be held shortly after our December toss - winners need not be present to win. 

 

 

 

October
2

New month, new house! Or at least that's the goal, right?

Our Coldwell Banker Howard Perry and Walston real estate agents have listed fantastic homes in cities and suburbs all over the Triangle region.

Take advantage of the weekend ahead to plan visits to our agents' area open houses. You're going to want to see the homes you've been eyeing online up close to get a better idea of what they hold.

Plan to set aside a chunk of time at each house so that you may tour it inside and out at your own pace (twice if you like) and then take a drive around the neighborhood and community. Knowledge is the name of the real estate game, and you're going to want to gather as much information as possible to decide if you will make an offer.

Also, don't forget the Triangle Parade of Homes is still underway granting you access to a fantastic collection of newly built area homes.

At HPW, 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 please take precautionary measures when visiting our open houses. And if attending an open house still isn't in the cards for you then have no fear, we have numerous virtual tours of these amazing homes and more.

 

Featured Open Houses

 

2941 Lake James Drive, Fuquay Varina, NC 27526

$329,900

Sq Ft: 2,200 | Beds: 3 | Baths: 2 (full) 1 (1/2)

Open House: Saturday, October 3 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m.


3413 Rock Creek Drive, Raleigh, NC 27609

$1,075,000

Sq Ft: 4,011 | Beds: 4 | Baths: 3 (full) 2 (1/2)

Open House: Saturday, October 3 from 12:00 to 5:00 p.m. and

Sunday, October 4 from 12:00 to 5:00 p.m.


7217 Waterlook Way, Wake Forest, NC 27587

$825,000

Sq Ft: 3,800 | Beds: 4 | Baths: 3 (full) 2 (1/2)

Open House: Saturday, October 3 from 12:00 to 5:00 p.m. and

Sunday, October 4 from 12:00 to 5:00 p.m.


10657 Cardington Lane, Raleigh, NC 27614

$519,900

Sq Ft: 4,867 | Beds: 4 | Baths: 2 (full) 1 (1/2)

Open House: Saturday, October 3 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. and

Sunday, October 4 from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m.


4409 Queenstown Court, Raleigh, NC 27612

$429,900

Sq Ft: 2,606 | Beds: 4 | Baths: 2 (full) 1 (1/2)

Open House: Saturday, October 3 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. and

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


43 Crimson Oak Drive, Durham, NC 27713

$1,199,999

Sq Ft: 6,685 | Beds: 5 | Baths: 5 (full) 2 (1/2)

Open House: Sunday, October 4 from 12:00 to 3:00 p.m.


475 Cliffdale Road, Chapel Hill, NC 27516

$599,625

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

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


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