Raleigh Real Estate Blog

What Is A Buyer's Agent?

What is a Buyer's Agent in Real Estate and do I need one when buying a home? We have all that answered and more!

If you are wondering if you should use a Buyer's Agent the answer is easy, yes. A Buyer's Agent in Real Estate is someone who helps homebuyers understand the local real estate market while finding a home that matches their criteria. A Buyer's Agent is singlehandedly the most important person you will encounter during your home buying process as they are the main person helping to drive your home purchase.

What is a Buyers Agent in Real Estate? Should I use a Buyers Agent?

At Raleigh Realty we have some of the best Buyer Agents and Realtors on our team. The Raleigh Realty real estate website updates every 15-minutes with new homes for sale in Raleigh and our number one goal

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Best Coffee Shops in Raleigh

What are the best coffee shops in Raleigh, North Carolina? We have you covered with the guide to the best cup of joe!

Best Coffee Shops in Raleigh - What are the best coffee shops in Raleigh, NC?

As a local real estate company that specializes in helping people buy and sell homes in Raleigh, we love bringing you all the great local content we can from brunch and restaurants to breweries to Raleigh's best coffee shops!

Although our Realtors and Real Estate Website are focused on assisting homebuyers with their move to Raleigh, we like to keep you informed on all of the good things Raleigh has to offer! If you are moving to Raleigh, reach out to one of our Raleigh Real Estate Agents and let us know how we can help with your move to the triangle!  

Looking for a Raleigh Coffee Shop? Stick

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Home Safety Tips for Seniors

Your home should be the place where you feel safe and comfortable. As we age, our home can present a new set of challenges to us that we previously did not have a reason to consider. Each year countless senior citizens are injured in or around their homes, but there are some steps you or your loved ones can help you take in order to make the environment safer for you. 

Home Safety Tips for Seniors and Active Adults when living in their home

Let’s look at six major areas you need to consider when creating a safety checklist for your home. 

6. Identify Falls Risks

The number one cause of injury for the elderly: falls in their home. Falls prevention may seem like a very dry topic, but it is important to prepare your home to minimize your risk of a fall. In addition to regular physical

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Living in Wake Forest, NC

Moving to Wake Forest? We have you covered with this guide below or click to check out the available homes for sale in Wake Forest as well as some of the town's best neighborhoods!

Moving to Wake Forest, NC - Living in Wake Forest, North Carolina


Wake Forest, NC - General Information

Living in Wake Forest is wonderful. The town of Wake Forest, North Carolina is a northern Raleigh suburb with a location that allows easy access around the Triangle (Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill area). Many folks are moving to Wake Forest, NC because of the town's location, affordability and quality of life. Those who live in Wake Forest, NC know how great of a place it is. Downtown Wake Forest is your quintessential downtown in a great North Carolina community. Here is a quick inside look on the

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Where's the Best Pizza in Raleigh?

Where's the Best Pizza in Raleigh - 9 Best Places!

Best Pizza in Raleigh? We have you covered. We know the rules too, unfortunately, we couldn't stop at just one slice.

As a local real estate company it's part of our job to help keep you informed on the topics that matter to you most, that's why we are bringing to you 9 of the best pizza places in Raleigh!

There is an abundance of Pizza Restaurants in Raleigh that serve mouthwatering pies that can appease preferences of any kind! Stick with us while we take you on a saucy, doughy delicious quest in search of Raleigh’s best pizza restaurants! Let's begin with one of Downtown Raleigh's Best Pizza places:

Vic's Italian Restaurant

Vic's is one of the best pizza restaurants in Raleigh. Owner Mario Longo

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Best Hiking Trails Raleigh, NC

Are you searching for the best hiking trails in Raleigh? We have you covered with 10 of the best below!

We are a local real estate company that loves bringing you local content all around the Triangle! Whether you're searching for homes, restaurants, or neighborhoods we have you covered.

Without further ado, let's dive into the 10 best hiking trails in Raleigh!

10 Best Hiking Trails Raleigh, NC - What are the best walking trials in Raleigh?

  • William B. Umstead State Park
  • Blue Jay Point County Park
  • Durant Nature Preserve
  • Lake Crabtree County Park
  • Shelley Lake
  • Falls Lake State Recreation Area
  • Lake Johnson State Park
  • Art to Heart Trail (NC Museum of Art)
  • Dorothea Dix Park
  • Neuse River Greenway Trail

William B. Umstead State Park

William B Umstead State Park Entrance

William B.

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17 Best Restaurants in Durham, NC

WARNING: Your mouth may begin to water after reading about the best restaurants in Durham, NC!

Our website is focused on real estate and helping people find and sell great homes in Durham however we are pretty good at helping you find the best restaurants in the area as well! Our blog is a great place for us to offer a local's guide into many of the things that make Durham great, including restaurants. Whether you're looking for the best Italian restaurants or the best restaurants in Durham the family there is a restaurant for everyone below!

Best Restaurants Durham NC - Italian, Mexican, Asian, Sushi we have all of Durham's Best Restaurants!

Without further ado, let's jump into Durham's Best Restaurants!


One of Durham’s best restaurants is Nana’s thanks to eight-time James Beard Award-nominated

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What Does 'Under Contract' Mean in Real Estate?

What Does Under Contract Mean in Real Estate? 

You've decided to buy a home and whether it's your first home or your tenth you're likely to stumble across homes that are listed as 'under contract' on the real estate listing. Homes under contract in real estate mean there is a contract on the home and is pending sale OR the home is listed as a contingent real estate listing, it could also mean the property is 'active under contract' as you'll see in Charlotte - All have small differences in their meaning.

At some point during the house-hunting process, you've no doubt stumbled upon a listing that at first glance seems too good to be true. The photos look amazing. The house meets every last one of your specifications. The school district is

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Pros and Cons of Using Opendoor to Sell Your Home

Selling your home to Opendoor is worth it for people who are looking for a more convenient sale rather than higher profits. The following pros and cons of using Opendoor will give you a great indication if working with Opendoor is the right decision for you.

iBuyer companies are popping up everywhere around the country with several here in the Raleigh area including Opendoor, Offerpad, Zillow, and more. Fast-growing, affordable areas are targeted by companies like Opendoor because they can capitalize on all the folks who are moving to the area.

One of the things you have to understand when selling to Opendoor or any iBuyer company is that they are a business and they are looking for profit. This

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Moving to Chapel Hill, NC

If you are moving to Chapel Hill you are going to find out real fast why people love living here. In fact, we have Chapel Hill on our list of best places to live in North Carolina! So let's dive in and learn more about what it's like living in Chapel Hill!

Chapel Hill has stood since 1871 and has grown into a city with a great deal to offer to any who may be looking for a new place to call home.

Some have called Chapel Hill the “southern part of heaven,” and many who have spent time there would wholeheartedly agree. Home to a number of museums and historical sites, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, as well as a growing economy and a diverse population, this established college town has more to offer than one might believe at first

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