Archives: February 2014

Decor Trends For 2014

Just like fashion, there are decorating trends that emerge every year that inform what you see in stores and in homes. House Beautiful asked some super savvy decor bloggers what they see as the top design trends of 2014. Let’s examine some of our favorites. Click here for the full list. 1. Vintage Wonders Refurbished […]

Triangle Home Sales Up 11% In January

January Home Sales Up 11.2% | Create Infographics Home sales in January were up more than 11% in the Triangle over the previous year according to a report from the Triangle Multiple Listing Service (TMLS). Closed sales topped 1,700 for the month, which represents an 11.2% increase over January 2013. Listings, however were down 2%, […]

Storm Tips

As the Triangle faces another bout of winter weather here are some storm survival tips to keep you safe and sane! *stock up on the basics: milk, bread, water, batteries, firewood if you have a well-maintained fireplace (we also recommend bacon, marshmallows, and chocolate) *use flashlights instead of candles for light in the case of […]

February Home Maintenance

MSN Real Estate has another great home maintenance list to help you get your house in tip-top shape! The February list features some great advice on taking the opportunity to use the cold weather to help you identify heat and water leaks around the house, which could ultimately help save you money. Finding and fixing […]

Tour Historic Raleigh With New App!

Raleigh Historic is a free mobile app that puts Raleigh history at your fingertips. Developed by the Center for Public History + Digital Humanities at Cleveland State University and the Raleigh Historic Development Commission, Raleigh Historic allows you to explore the architecture, places,and people that have shaped the city’s history. Learn about Raleigh through layered, […]

Excitement Awaits In Chapel Hill!

Do you crave excitement? Adventure? Fine dining and culture? Well good news, you don’t have to go to a big city to have that lifestyle! Not according to Movoto, at least. The folks over at the Movoto blog have composed their list of The 10 Most Exciting Small Cities In America,  and our neighbors over in […]

Rock ‘N’ Roll Fun Run

Are you running in the inaugural Rock ‘n’ Roll Raleigh Marathon or Half-Marathon this April? Organizers are giving marathoners or other curious running enthusiasts a chance to preview the route! Three chances, actually. There are three fun runs planned through downtown in the coming months, the first of which is on Sunday, January 26th. Runners […]