Archives: May 2016




Raleigh is one of America’s Favorite Cities

Let’s give Raleigh a round of applause—the Capital City is one of America’s favorite cities according to Travel + Leisure Magazine. The national travel and hospitality publication’s vast readership was asked to cast their votes in its annual “Favorite Places Survey” and Raleigh snagged ninth place ahead of widely known metros like Charleston, Denver, San […]


Got To Be NC Festival

Looking for something fun to do with the family this weekend? The Got To Be NC Festival is for you! Head to the N.C. State Fairgrounds this weekend to take part in a free, fun-filled event with antique tractors on parade, farm equipment and machinery, barnyard animals of all types, lumberjacks, tasty barbeque and more. […]


Raleigh Ranks as a Top City to Start a Career

Perfectly timed with the numerous college graduations that took place this past weekend, a recent study has named Raleigh among the very best cities in the U.S. to start a career. Conducted by personal finance research website WalletHub, the study reviewed the 150 largest U.S. cities “to determine the relative strength of their job markets […]


Moving Box Needs

Did you just buy a new house? Congratulations! Now, it’s time to get to work on packing up for your big move. You’ll want to start gathering old newspapers, bubble wrap, and magazines to wrap fragile items like glassware and dishes. Packaging tape is certainly a must-have and splurging on a tape dispenser will make […]


Durham is a Top City for Working Moms

Durham just scored another top recognition being named among the 10 Best American Cities for Working Moms, an accolade that is certainly timely with Mother’s Day just around the corner. In a recent research report compiled by Realtor.com, the Bull City ranked eighth on a list of well-recognized U.S. cities including the likes of Orlando, […]


Buying in a Seller’s Market

The Triangle real estate market is in a unique state. While the Triangle Multiple Listing Services has collected data demonstrating a 5 percent increase in new listings in the first quarter of 2016 as compared to the same period last year, there simply aren’t enough houses on the market to satisfy buyer demand. Homes that list become […]