The Research Triangle is recognized nationally for a high quality of life for residents. It has a number of the top universities including UNC Chapel Hill, NC State University, NCCU and Duke University within its bounds and as a result, there are incredible museums, hospitals, and culture. Another byproduct of such wonderful educational resources is corporate and tech investment in the area and a great job market. For these reasons, real estate is highly sought after, increasing in value, and a great investment. One of the most desirable types of real estate is developments that are exclusive and offer amenities within the development or nearby. Golf club communities abound in The Triangle and here are some of our top club picks.

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The Research Triangle is consistently ranked as one of the best places to live in the US and you can certainly see why, during the holidays. Whether you celebrate Hanukah, Christmas, or Kwanza, or are old or young, there are many ways to enjoy the lights and spirit of the holidays in the Raleigh Durham area. Here are some of our favorite holiday events. Have a Merry Season and if you are considering buying or selling a home in The Triangle, please reach out to My NC Homes.

North Carolina Chinese Lantern Festival, Cary

Running until January 8, the Chinese Lantern Festival is back at the Cary Koko Booth Amphitheatre. With hundreds of thousands of LED lights, 40 new hand crafted displays, these lantern displays are quite literally dazzling.…

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Many metropoles in the US are undergoing big shifts in how we use and value space, or occupancy. Where we are working and living and what is more desirable for work, and for life, have changed pretty dramatically. Work at home? Work at work? Work at home some, work at work some? It can be confusing to understand how occupancy, the job market, and how people are working, relate to real estate values, especially when real estate values for local sellers and buyers depend on the "at the moment" value. We would like to share insights on the state of development and projections on the Raleigh Durham area and how rankings nationwide for livability can mean for 2023 sellers and buyers.

Frequently, we report on the job market in Raleigh Durham, and how…

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Living in a college town, like Chapel Hill, Raleigh, and Durham, with huge collegiate sports programs, you can imagine many top athletes coming out of the area. We have a thriving and very competitive sports culture, and some of the biggest names in sports are picked up right here in The Triangle. Here are the most famous North Carolina athletes!

Lawrence Taylor

Lawrence Taylor is regarded as one of the best defensive football players who ever lived. He was an all American collegiate linebacker playing for UNC Chapel Hill, before spending his career with the New York Giants.

Antawn Jamison

Former Tar Heel, Antawn Jamison played 16 seasons in the NBA, winning numerous awards, and playing amongst legendary rosters including the Washington…

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Living in a College Town

When you read this headline, a number of images from pop culture may be called to mind. Toga parties, football dramas, youth miraculously solving impossible equations, and student-priced menus at dives, but the reality of living in a college town, as a retiree or a family for example, is much different, and honestly better! The advantages of being in close proximity to some of the most elite higher education institutions on the East coast are varied; from the quality of continuum care for those aging in place to access to amazing local schools and staff, and finally stability of the real estate market. Let's explore what living in a college town, and The Research Triangle Park is like.

Higher Education in The Research…

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Halloween in the Research Triangle 2022

Falls is officially here and we are experiencing cooler temps and enjoying the start of football season and all the fun weekend events in The Triangle. Some of our favorite events all year are the Halloween trick or treat or trunk events. From Morrisville to Raleigh, there are events all over starting as early as October 22. If you are investing in a costume, you can really get your money's worth with events spanning two weeks. The best part is that these events are free! We hope you enjoy this holiday safely, and remember if you are looking for homes in these neighborhoods, we have links to these home searches! Happy Halloween from My NC Homes! 

Trick or Treat the Trail in Morrisville

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There are many reasons to love The Triangle from taking advantage of the outdoors opportunities to some of the most acclaimed chefs in the US calling Raleigh Durham home, but one of our favorite things to highlight in The Triangle, are the incredible venues for the performing arts. The Nation’s top acts, plays, and shows all stop here and we have a variety of ways to enjoy them. Here is how we Celebrate the Arts and entertainment in The Triangle. If you are considering moving to The Research Triangle, reach out of us and we would happily offer more reasons to love The Triangle and why we think it is the best place to call home.


1400 Edwards Mill Rd, Raleigh, NC 27607, United States

This Raleigh Arena hosts everything from hockey…

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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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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, ​​

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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