When it comes to celebrating the Fourth of July, The Research Triangle Park offers a variety of events and activities for locals and visitors, from families to foodies. Here we give you a quick guide to some of the best July Fourth celebrations in The Research Triangle Park. Festivities, fireworks displays, and family-friendly attractions make this region an ideal destination for Independence Day.

The Festival for the Eno is a two day event, July 1 and 4, from 10-6pm. It is one of the most anticipated events in the Triangle area and draws visitors specifically for this festival. As a celebration of art and culture the event features live music performances, local arts and crafts, food vendors, and interactive exhibits. Held along the banks of the…

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Are you having a difficult time discerning whether right now is a good time to invest in real estate, due to concerns about inflation? If you're considering buying a home in Durham or Raleigh, North Carolina, you may be dissuaded in making an investment because of the impact of inflation on your daily expenses, such as groceries and gas. However, as a renter, you may also have noticed that your rent is increasing as well. Given these elevated costs, it might seem counter intuitive to buy a home, however in the current market, it is a vital way of not only protecting your wealth, but of building future wealth.

Building Equity, Stabilizing Rent

Homeownership actually provides a shield against the rising costs brought about by inflation. According to…

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With decades of experience listing and selling homes in the Research Triangle Park, we have been asked annually and repeatedly, is summer a good time to sell? When is the best time to list my home? If you're considering selling your home in Chapel Hill or Durham, this summer, like any summer, it's important to understand the current national and local market conditions. This season however we are seeing fewer sellers listing their houses for sale compared to most, making it a really great time to list, Inventory is constricted, meaning you get the highest value, best terms, and more favorable conditions as a seller. Let's talk more about whether right now, really is The Best Time to Sell Your Home in the Triangle.

April 2020 and Now

Looking back…

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As the temperatures rise, days grow longer and schools let out for the summer, we are ready to be outside for as long as possible! North Carolina is a nature lover's paradise, offering a diverse range of outdoor destinations within a 100-mile radius of the Research Triangle Park area. From trails to lakes, to beaches and mountains, adventure is just a short drive away. My NC Homes offers a list of some of the top Get Outside destinations that residents and visitors of Raleigh-Durham can explore this summer.

Hiking and Biking Trails

The RTP region boasts numerous trails that cater to all skill levels for hiking and biking. William B. Umstead State Park, minutes from downtown Raleigh, offers over 20 miles of multi-use trails through woodlands,…

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