Lights, Camera, Action

Did you know that some of the most iconic films of the 20th and 21st century were filmed in North Carolina? The film industry is not one that most of us consider an economic driver in North Carolina, but in fact North Carolina has a long well established film industry, accumulating over 6 billion in revenue. Here are a list of some of our favorites filmed right here in North Carolina. We would love to hear some of yours. Now, "Quiet on the set and.... Action"

Dirty Dancing (1987)

While the plot takes place in upstate New York, this was shot in Western North Carolina at Lake Lure and in Virginia. Unfortunately, the scene where Patrick Swayze lifts Jennifer Gray in the water was shot in Virginia, but all of the camp…

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We are officially on the back half of 2022 and everyone is wondering, what will happen with housing in the final part of 2022. Some speculate that inflation and new home shortages indicate a recession and housing slow downs. We compiled some of the predictions from leading experts on this topic and are sharing them to help our buyers and sellers make better decisions regarding real estate in 2022.

Inflation and Mortgages

Mortgage rates have risen 2% due to the Federal Reserve’s response to rising inflation. If inflation continues to rise, mortgage rates will respond. Greg McBride, Chief Financial Analyst at Bankrate, explained "Until inflation peaks, mortgage rates won't either. Without improvement on the inflation front, we don't know where the…

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The Triangle has incredible dining from traditional American cuisine to all types of Asian cuisine and many award winning fusion spots and we love to showcase our favorite restaurants whether you are new in the area or are just looking for a new place. This week we are showcasing our favorite ice cream spots in The Triangle. What makes our ice cream so much better are the fact that we have local dairy producers, so it is as fresh as it gets. We hope you are enjoying your summer on The Triangle and if you are looking to buy or sell, contact us today!

La Vita Dolce Espresso & Gelato Cafe

610 Market Street Suite 101-C, Chapel Hill, NC 27516.

This is a fabulous little cafe that lets you have both a glass of wine and an incredible cup of their…

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Summertime in The Triangle is easily one of the best times of the year. With so many schools and Universities out, you really get the thrilling feeling of summer. We wanted to offer our events guide to enjoy the last days of summer. If you are considering taking advantage of the season to buy or sell property, give My NC Homes a call.

Beer, Bourbon and Barbecue - August 5-6

Beer Bourbon and BBQ, what could possibly be wrong with that? This is a traveling festival that brings the best of Beer, Bourbon and BBQ to Cary. Learn more here, ​​https://www.beerandbourbon.com/

OutSouth Queer Film Festival - August 11-14

The OUTSOUTH Queer Film Festival is the second largest LGBTQ+ film festival in the Southeast and it is in Downtown Durham this…

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Think home prices in the Triangle will be falling? Think again. The past two years have witnessed incredible equity gains nationwide and in some areas, well in the double digits. Prices must slow, right? The increase in interest rates will slow down buyers, right? We address these questions regularly with our clients and the indicators point to continued gradual gains in equity and interest rates that are likely to increase, but home prices are far from at a free fall. Let's discuss.

Home Price Appreciation 2022 vs 2021

According to data from CoreLogic, the rise in home prices over the past year and a half show a dramatic increase in the rate of home price appreciation in 2021, where home prices are still rising in 2022, they show a more gradual…

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