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Raleigh and Triangle area NC real estate news and events. Experienced Raleigh Realtor writes about North Raleigh neighborhoods, real estate market updates, general information for people relocating to Raleigh NC area.



    Coming back to Raleigh from a listing appointment in Wake Forest I couldn't help but notice this crazy display right on Six Forks Rd.  It turned out to be a fascinating llittle shop called When Pigz Fly.  Their slogan is, "Where culture and creativity collide." All kinds of things collide, ac...
Buyers are looking for love; sellers are trying to get out of a bad relationship.  Sometimes the seller has some fondness left for the house he or she is leaving behind, but if it sits unsold for long enough, any lingering affection will turn sour. Because buyers are looking for love, the seller...
Buyers are looking for love.  They embark on a househunt hoping for the romantic ideal -- love at first sight.  They want to step across the threshold and feel immediately, "I am home."  They want the house to embrace them.  They want a house that makes them  feel safe and secure, warm and happy...
The first North Carolina State Fair, held in 1853, was conceived by the State Agriculutural Society as a way of getting farmers to come together and learn about "scientific" farming methods. Fairs were suspended during the Civil War but resumed in 1869. Around the turn of the century, the modern...
So I'm reading an article in THE NEW YORKER about internet dating sites when I come across the phrase "tyranny of choice."  The author describes it as, "the idea that people, when faced with too many options, find it harder to make a selection.  If you are trying to choose a boyfriend of out a he...
As the name would imply, the community of Wildwood Green is built around a golf course.  Instead of pedestrian crossings, drivers are warned to be careful at designated golf cart crossings.  The golf course pre-dates the subdivision.  The homes were built in the late 80's to early 90's and sell ...
An article in today's News and Observer reports that Facebook's new data processing center, now under construction in Forest City, NC, about 75 miles west of Charlotte, will eventually house "tens of thousands of servers."  The $450 million center willl serve the Eastern United States and Europe...

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