Fall home curb appeal tips

Fall is a favorite season for many who live in the Triangle area. As the heat of summer fades giving way to a comfortable cool, it is a great season to buy or sell a home. While spring is known as a popular time for real estate transactions, industry trends point to the fall as the best time to sell a home.

The Benefits of Selling Your Home in the Fall

For sellers, the autumn real estate market is ripe with serious buyers looking for a good home to match their needs. The fall market tends to showcase fewer homes than spring and summer. As a result, your home will become will likely be the focus for many shoppers. To gain a competitive edge in the market, take advantage of the fall season to create curb appeal to impress potential buyers.


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Best parks in the Triangle region

The Triangle features many state parks and gardens as well as an extensive Greenway trail system. The Triangle makes an excellent home for nature lovers, as it offers many opportunities for hiking, boating, fishing, and many more outdoor activities. Below I discuss some of my favorite parks in the Triangle.

Eno River State Park

Located in Durham and Orange counties, Eno River State Park includes 30 miles of hiking trails along a river that is commonly used for fishing, kayaking, and swimming. The park is also scattered with several historic mills and home sites.

The most unique feature of Eno River State Park is the Eno Rock Quarry, accessible via the Cabe Lands Trail. The 4 acre wide and 60 foot deep quarry went out of use in 1964 and was…

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Volunteering in the Triangle

A great way to meet new people while engaging and learning about your community is to volunteer. There are many volunteer opportunities available in the Raleigh, Durham, and Chapel Hill area. Triangle residents are immensely proud of the wide variety of interests and passions that make up the different communities. Keeping Durham Beautiful, a nonprofit that works with Durham County to conserve and the appearance of Durham, notes that properties average a nine percent to 10% increase in value when there is an added presence of landscaping, trees, and green space. Volunteering is one way to contribute to the value of your neighborhood and participate in acts of service.

It can be difficult to figure out where to start or select from the list of…

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