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By Amy Shair, Award Winning Agent 20+ Years
(Cary Apex Durham NC Referrals - RE/MAX United - Search Durham Homes)
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Most of us know a friend or family member who has had a major water leak at their house. They are often found when people get back from vacation or when they were out of town for work. Many people who have gone through it call it “the flood” because of the amount of water that caused damage insid...
By Gene Allen, Realty Consultant for Cary Real Estate
(Fathom Realty)
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My wife and I sat out in our backyard in Brightwood Trails Durham, NC trying to catch some meteors.  I saw a few but couldn't catch any on camera but did still take a few pictures.  
By Gene Allen, Realty Consultant for Cary Real Estate
(Fathom Realty)
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 Durham County and the city of Durham are overhauling the review criteria for local historic landmarks and districts.  This will affect future alterations on buildings, homes and vacant lots in some of the oldest neighborhoods.The end result will be to clarify and consolidate the criteria and mak...
By Bill Dandridge, GREEN, ABR, GRI, EcoBroker
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices YSU)
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Here in Durham, NC (The South's Tastiest Town), we have so many incredible breweries, restaurants, places for desserts, and bakeries that we are certainly a destination  for localvores and culinary aficionados the world over. Such places for delectables often steal the spotlight from Durham's oth...
By Gene Allen, Realty Consultant for Cary Real Estate
(Fathom Realty)
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 The Durham skyline will be getting a makeover in the next few years.  Two Charlotte based developers, Northwood Ravin and CitiSculpt recently bought about 18 acres southeast of the Durham Bulls Athletic Park.  The land is basically open to whatever the developers want to put on it.  CitiSculpt i...
By Gene Allen, Realty Consultant for Cary Real Estate
(Fathom Realty)
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 The city of Durham is looking at purchasing 4 condos for affordable housing near Durham Central Park.  The condos will be built by Lambert Development and will be priced from around $200,000 to $500,000 depending on size. The city of Durham needs to have affordable housing.  Zoning is one way to...
By Gene Allen, Realty Consultant for Cary Real Estate
(Fathom Realty)
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I recently moved to Durham, NC and didn't know what kind of birds they have around here but here is a good example.  Not sure what it eats.
By Gene Allen, Realty Consultant for Cary Real Estate
(Fathom Realty)
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It looks like plastic has taken the place of plywood for abandoned homes in Durham, NC.  When a home is abandoned for a period of time the windows usually take a beating in more ways then one.  Often times the home becomes a place to gathering for drug dealers and such.  To keep that from happeni...
By Gene Allen, Realty Consultant for Cary Real Estate
(Fathom Realty)
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The property tax for Durham could rise by one cent for the 2015-2016 budget. The increase would be for new firefighters and police which to me seems like a worthy cause.  The departments do need to show a need and also how the new officers would be utilized.  The current property tax for Durham i...
By Gene Allen, Realty Consultant for Cary Real Estate
(Fathom Realty)
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Why does the legislature keep tacking bad amendments to good bills.  This bill will affect Short Sale sellers in the Raleigh and Durham area as well as the rest of the state if passed.  Please read the bill and send a Call TO Action to your state senator.   When the seller's bank accepts less tha...
By Gene Allen, Realty Consultant for Cary Real Estate
(Fathom Realty)
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Our yard in Virginia Beach was full of Cardinals.  We don't live as close to woods in Durham as we used to and this is the first Cardinal to come visit us and he was a beauty.
By Gene Allen, Realty Consultant for Cary Real Estate
(Fathom Realty)
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I find it incredible that the North Carolina legislature wants to take control of how the cities regulate home designs.  There are several bills being that would affect Raleigh, Cary, Durham and Wake Forest as well as the rest of the state.  These bills would strike down residential guidelines th...
By Gene Allen, Realty Consultant for Cary Real Estate
(Fathom Realty)
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I do a lot of walking and try to take my camera with me.  Of course I always have to poke in any hole or crevice I see just to see what is hanging out.  This from is living in plastic pipe sticking out of the ground.  Not sure what the pipe is doing there other then being a home to this poor frog...
By Sharon Kowitz, Cary, NC Relocation Specialist ~ Buying or Selling
(Fonville Morisey-CRS-SRES-ABR-GRI-E-Pro-CREN)
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A couple of years ago I took a bus tour of Durham NC with the Chamber of Commerce to  discover American Underground. I am Real Estate Agent in the Triangle and have live  here for 16 years now. I can not believe all Durham has to offer. Duke Hospital ~ Duke University well be what most people sa...
By Bill Dandridge, GREEN, ABR, GRI, EcoBroker
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices YSU)
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The restaurants that exist in Durham, NC are award-winning, but new ones continue to be created here in the Bull City. One of the latest and greatest is Rose's Meat Market and Sweet Shop that began last year, much to Durham locavores' delight. While the Meats portion of the store does traffic in ...
By Marc Iafrate, MBA - Wake County Real Estate Search
(Capital City Real Estate Group, Inc.)
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Whether you are looking for a home near Duke University, the Streets at Southpoint or on the golf course at Treyburn, this is the best place to start. Click the link below to see all Durham homes currently listed for sale or give us a call to help narrow down your search. View all Durham Homes fo...
By Marc Iafrate, MBA - Wake County Real Estate Search
(Capital City Real Estate Group, Inc.)
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Wireless Generation is scheduled to open a 12,000 sqft office in Durham's American Tobacco Campus and is expected to hire at least 65 people from the area. This company currently employs over 500 people across the nation and is a provider of educational software and digital tools for teachers. No...
By Marc Iafrate, MBA - Wake County Real Estate Search
(Capital City Real Estate Group, Inc.)
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The Triangle is a wonderful place to live with a stable, diverse economy. These are the primary reasons that Raleigh and the Triangle area show up at the top of all best places to live, work, etc lists. Merck & Co. has announced it will increase the size of the vaccine production plant to 1,000 e...
By Bill Dandridge, GREEN, ABR, GRI, EcoBroker
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices YSU)
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Durham, NC has been getting more than its fair share of good press in the past several years for good reason. The most recent article that informs the world how wonderful this town and its offerings are is an article from CNN: http://eatocracy.cnn.com/2014/07/08/best-new-ice-cream-shops/ I was fi...
By Stanton Homes, Design/Build Custom Home Builder in North Carolina
(Stanton Homes - Our family designs and builds custom homes for your family)
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Accessible Homebuilders in Durham and Chapel Hill What's the difference between a Specially Adapted Home and an accessible home? The Department of Veteran Affairs offers housing grants to qualified veterans. Specially Adapted Housing (SAH) grants are available for veterans or servicemembers who m...

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