Tag Archives: buying a home


Cary Ranks 4th Best for First-Time Home Buyers

Thinking about dipping your toe in the homeownership pool? Cary is for you, first-time home buyers. The growing Triangle town recently earned a top five spot on WalletHub’s list of the Best Places for First-Time Home Buyers ranking fourth out of the 300 cities and towns the personal finance website reviewed. Compared against 23 key […]


What is a Credit Score?

Content prepared by Towne Mortgage of the Carolinas for Coldwell Banker Howard Perry and Walston While most people know what a credit score is, many do not fully understand what factors can impact their scores. What is a credit score? Credit scores reflect your payment patterns and credit history over time, and almost all major […]


HPW Happenings | Durham Real Estate Office Ribbon-Cutting

Coldwell Banker Howard Perry and Walston is growing in the Bull City! Together with the Greater Durham Chamber of Commerce, we cut a bright orange ribbon celebrating the grand re-opening of our Durham sales office now located near The Streets at Southpoint at 6911 Fayetteville Road, Ste. 105. Led by recently appointed Managing Broker Trish […]



Pre-Approval vs. Pre-Qualification

Content prepared by Towne Mortgage of the Carolinas for Coldwell Banker Howard Perry and Walston You’ve probably heard the terms pre-approval and pre-qualification thrown around as you prepare to purchase a home. While they might sound alike, don’t make the mistake of believing that they are the same thing. Think of pre-qualification as the very first step […]


HPW Open Houses | May 6 – 7

Have you been house hunting online only? It’s time to step away from the computer and take your home search to the streets. Take advantage of the sunshine and cooler spring weather headed our way to get out to area open houses to see the photos you’ve been perusing in person. Our Coldwell Banker Howard […]


The ABCs of Buying and Selling Real Estate

MLS? Listing agent? Due diligence? Pre-qual? Whether you’re trying to decide if homeownership is for you or are readying your home for a spring sale, it’s important to understand real estate-speak and the home buying process as a whole. You’ll soon be stepping into an industry filled with abbreviations, terms, and phrases that you’ll want […]


2016 Green Home Tour

On the hunt for a new home? Have you thought about a green home? No, we aren’t talking about a paint color. The Green Home Builders of the Triangle will host its annual Green Home Tour starting this weekend. More than 20 new and remodeled certified green homes will be open for self-guided tours on […]


HPW Open Houses | Oct. 31 – Nov. 1

Halloween vampires and ghosts may give you a good scare, but your house hunt shouldn’t. Before you head out for trick-or-treating fun this Saturday, plan to visit area open houses to tour different homes and neighborhoods throughout the Triangle area. Don’t have enough time to house hunt before your spooky festivities? There are even more […]