Urban Durham Realty Blog

Lines, shapes and colored spaces

We love Durham, and we love supporting Durham artists in our office. Our newest show is work by Roberta Wallace, titled “Lines, shapes and colored spaces.” Her art will be up in the office through the end of October.Roberta is a self-taught artist...

Summer in Durham

by Kelly GarciaSummer in Durham is about to come to an end, with all the city has to offer others can't contend, plenty of races, farmers markets and concerts in the park, beers at Fullsteam is a great way to relax after dark, many mornings of waking up...

North Carolina Gay & Lesbian Film Festival

by Mary Hartzell"The North Carolina Gay & Lesbian Film Festival (NCGLFF) begins this Friday, Aug 14 and runs through August 22. 2015 marks the 20th anniversary of the festival and is one of the largest festivals of its kind in the Southeast. ...

What To Do With Aluminum Wiring?

by Lou PerronIf you own a house with aluminum wiring, or are looking to buy or sell one, you may have some questions about the safety of aluminum wiring. Aluminum wiring has been a fire hazard in homes built in the late 1960’s through...

The Durham Hotel

By: Mary Rae HunterThe Durham HotelDurham is swiftly becoming a chic and lively mini New York, a financial hub City of London, a diplomatic and multicultural Geneva, a business hub Hong Kong, a cool tech, coffee, and dining extravaganza San Francisco—even as she retains her...

Bee Busters

by Susan HerstHave you ever heard of someone sitting in their living and honey lands on their head?Every now and then, honey bees will decide to build their hive inside an opening of an exterior wall in a house. This is the case...

My First Independence Day in Durham

by Pete EisenmannWhat a weekend!! As the newest member of the Urban Durham Realty Team, as well as the newest resident of Durham on the team (we just moved to Durham on June 20th) my first Fourth of July holiday weekend here in the Bull...

Bouncing Bulldogs Foundation Announces New Community Complex

by Courtney JamesWhat do jumping rope and real estate have to do with each other?  Arguably, not much, but I wanted to introduce you to a program that is genuinely making our community a better place, and that most certainly does have an impact on...

Honey – my parents are here (to stay)!

by Jodi KoviachMy in-laws recently sold their home in Hillsborough (with the help of Urban Durham, of course) and are preparing to move into the renovated basement of our house. This has been the plan for our house and family since we purchased our house...

Field Trip to Saxapahaw!

By Amanda MastenPhotos by Amanda Masten & Courtney James              TToday our office took a trip out to Saxapahaw, NC. A bit over 30 minutes drive from downtown Durham, its a wonderful day trip! The former mill town was visited by the New York Times...