Introducing Morrisville: The Small Town You’d Love to Meet

Introducing Morrisville: The Small Town You’d Love to Meet

Maybe you know Morrisville as the small town right by the Raleigh-Durham International Airport, or as a bedroom community for the Research Triangle Park. While many of us simply drove past Morrisville on the way to work, many citizens moved there. In fact, the town’s population has nearly tripled in just nine years, from 5,208 to more than 13,000. Here are a few reasons why Morrisville continues to attract new residents: 1. Location, location, location? Yes, it’s conveniently located to ... [Read more...]

Intentional Communities Near You

Intentional Communities Near You

Intentional Community is a planned residential community of people with a shared vision. If you thought intentional communities were only on the west coast or somewhere in Europe, you might be surprised to learn that they’re also right here in North Carolina. For instance, Carrboro has two - Pacifica and Arcadia Cohousing. If you start looking, you’ll also find them in Pittsboro, Durham and Chapel Hill. Intentional communities are as diverse as the people who choose to live in ... [Read more...]

Hidden Treasure: Chapel Hill North Carolina Real Estate

Hidden Treasure: Chapel Hill North Carolina Real Estate

Chapel Hill North Carolina real estate may be one of the best kept secrets of the south. I have one of the best jobs in the world: I get to sell real estate in my favorite town. I didn’t grow up here, but there’s no place I’d rather be than Chapel Hill, NC. Real estate in our town offers a taste of everything. Why else would Bon Appetit Magazine call it “America’s Foodiest Small Town”? Sources like Southern Living and Food & Wine magazines give rave reviews to unique lunch spots, cafes and ... [Read more...]

If they ask “How Far is It From Weaver Street Market?”…You Know You’re in Carrboro!

If they ask “How Far is It From Weaver Street Market?”…You Know You’re in Carrboro!

Carrboro prides itself on being a little - okay, a lot - non-traditional. It's a fun and funky place that is so cutting edge that they're not cutting edge at all. The pace is slower, more laid back than most of the Triangle. Independent. You won't find a lot of big name stores and restaurants in Carrboro. Almost all the businesses in Carrboro are small, independently owned establishments. There are Tiendas, an Asian market, the Carrboro Farmers Market, the cooperatives. Carr Mill Mall is ... [Read more...]

What Does Cary Mean?!

What Does Cary Mean?!

They say that Cary is a bedroom community for Raleigh and Durham. It's situated nicely right in the Research Triangle, and a lot of people are able to get to RTP without the dreaded I-40 commute. But you'll find that Cary has grown to be much more. Take a look at some of the things that make Cary such a sought after place to live. Trains, Planes and Automobiles. Cary is a sprawling area, with no definable downtown, but with lots of public transportation options. The local C-Tran and Triangle ... [Read more...]

Take a look at Pittsboro – for PLENTY of reasons!

Take a look at Pittsboro – for PLENTY of reasons!

Pittsboro is a very small town that is popular for very big reasons! People often look at Pittsboro for the location; it’s very close to several major highways leading to Chapel Hill and RTP. But Pittsboro can stand on its own as a great place to live. It’s a friendly, accepting community that has a small town feel with the conveniences and amenities that you usually find in more urban areas. You’ll find established neighborhoods and new ones – including the new pedestrian-oriented urban ... [Read more...]

Hillsborough. Charm, Convenience, Community.

Hillsborough. Charm, Convenience, Community.

Hillsborough is a small historical town that is becoming more and more popular due to the combination of its convenient location, community feel, and local businesses. Highways 40, 85, 86 and 70 all lead to Hillsborough, but you'd never know it as you stroll in their downtown or hike along the Eno River. Hillsborough's main street, Churton Street, has some beautiful art galleries and good restaurants. The town has a definite community feel, with people out and about on the streets. They have ... [Read more...]