As summer approaches and the days grow longer, The Research Triangle Park (RTP) in North Carolina offers lots to do with long days, and longer nights! During summer the pace of the RTP really revs up and offers an array of entertaining and engaging events for locals and visitors alike. My NC Homes offer you some of our choices for top summer events in The Triangle and remind you if you are considering buying or selling in this incredible community, reach out to us to see your home value and what insights we have into today's market.


RTP Food Truck Rodeo

RTP Food Truck Rodeo is a gas-tronomic extravaganza that brings together the Triangle's best food trucks. Taking place on select Fridays it features a diverse range culinary styles, live music,…

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You are perfectly capable and within your right to sell your own home. Many companies will offer ways for you to list your home for sale even, at reduced rates. What you DO have to consider is this is likely one of the largest monetary transactions of your life. Where there are thousands of dollars at stake, you need to have proper marketing, negotiating, exposure to existing active and qualified buyers, and expert knowledge of the market to list a home at the proper price. Do you have a marketing program in place, a database of buyers, expertise in negotiation, and years of experience in your area in real estate transacting? You can develop these in time, but this is why time is money when selling your home and why a reputable and highly experienced…

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Summer months are approaching and here in NC it's not uncommon for us to hear from homeowners that their energy bills have skyrocketed. You may have already noticed the increases in energy costs this winter. The price of energy and the policies that support homeowners upgrades towards energy efficiency have many homeowners wanting to make home updates, but where to start? We would like to offer an energy efficiency cheat sheet.

The REAL Cost of Energy Inefficiency

Inflation contributes to increased living costs from food to goods and services. One way that homeowners can reduce living expenses is to transition to more energy-efficient homes. To better understand just how much the price of energy has increased, consider these statistics from the…

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According to NAR, since 1981, single women have purchased homes more than single men and account for 17% of homeowners. Homeownership has financial and emotional benefits that benefit all genders. Where we see a rise in women homeowners in the past 30-plus years, we want to outline some of the benefits of homeownership women experience and why The Triangle is a great place for investment and living.

Homeownership Benefits

"For single women, housing has always made up a large share of total assets. Over the last 30 years, the average single woman's wealth has increased 88% on an inflation-adjusted basis, from just over $142,000 in 1989 to $267,000 in 2019, and housing has remained the single largest component of their wealth." Ksenia Potapov,…

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Spring is in full swing! This is a great time to explore the Triangle and we are sharing some of our favorite Spring Events in the Triangle. Whether you are new to the area ohttps://triangleonthecheap.com/juneteenth-celebrations-triangle/r have lived here your whole life, there is always something new to see or experience! If you are considering buying a home or selling a home, contact My NC Homes.

Flowering

Where to see the prettiest blooms in the Triangle? Sarah P. Duke Gardens has incredible daffodils, poppies, cherry trees, and much much more.

Al Fresco Dining

If you are thinking about dining, you are probably thinking about dining outdoors. There are over 68 parks in Durham alone, and most have picnic benches. It is a great time of…

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