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 […]

Upgrades That Could Save You Money

Home improvements are a big piece of the home ownership puzzle. Sure, dazzling bathroom tile or beautiful built-ins add style and added comfort and function to your home-as well as help with resale, but there are some less glamorous home improvements that will actually help your bottom line long-term. CNN Money has compiled a list […]

LEGO KidsFest

LEGO KidsFest will return to the Raleigh Convention Center, February 28–March 2, 2014! LEGO-holics will love this creative, hands-on family event. LEGO KidsFest is an activity- and entertainment-packed family event for children of all ages and builders of all skills and interests. There will be a LEGO Museum, the LEGO Master Builder Academy workshops, the Brick […]