Archives: October 2012



Lucky Number 7

7 (seven):the number following 6 and preceding 8, the maximum number of games played in a playoff series in the NHL,MLB, and NBA, and of course there are seven days of the week.  Some people think of the number “7” as a lucky number, but why? I’d say the Ida Terbet Team has hit it big because […]


Pop A Top This Weekend

Head to downtown this Saturday for “Pop A Top”, a food truck rodeo celebrating the launch of Aviator Brewing Company’s new canned beers, as well as to raise support for The Saturday Market, Raleigh’s weekly local food and craft market. There will be food trucks, two bands, local art and craft vendors, and a kids’ […]


Pending Home Sales Up In September

The number of pending home sales, which is based on the number of signed contracts to purchase a home, rose slightly in September and continued the upward trend. Contracts are up 14.5% from last year. This index can signal the direction the housing market is trending because a signed contract will often lead to a […]


Big Game Weekend!

There will be a major gridiron battle for local bragging rights this weekend in Chapel Hill. NC State’s Wolfpack will make the quick trip down I-40 to take on the Tar Heels in a 12:30 PM showdown. Despite the 20-minute drive this game is essentially a hometown rivalry; the fact that neither team is ranked is […]


Flock To Chickenstock In Durham

You’ve heard of Woodstock, but what about Chickenstock? The Chickenstock Festival is an “edu-party” to celebrate and and educate the community about urban chicken raising and sustainable living in Durham. Durham has an ordinance allowing homeowners to keep “backyard” hens within the city; Chickenstock was developed by roost-owners who want to spread the word on urban […]


Four and counting …

I’m pleased to annouce that it’s only Wednesday and we have sold FOUR homes this week … AND COUNTING!  We are currrently negotiating another offer that came in today!  I am thrilled and so proud of my team and their outstanding, hard work.  We are literally selling them faster than we can list.  We now the […]


Turkeys For The Triangle

This holiday season Coldwell Banker Howard Perry and Walston will be raising money again for its annual Turkeys for the Triangle fundraiser. The fundraiser will kick off next week, with CBHPW agents and employees selling raffle tickets to raise the money to purchase the turkeys.  The turkeys purchased will be distributed to a range of […]


New Home Sales Surge In September

New home sales surged in September, posting the best numbers since April 2010 when the federal homebuyer tax credit was still boosting sales. Sales of new homes were up 5.7% from August and 27% year-over-year since last September. These numbers continue the pattern of strengthening sales numbers. Coupled with other factors such as low inventory […]