Urban Durham Realty Blog

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...

Strawberry Season is Almost Over

by Steve ArtabaneWe’ve taken the kids to pick strawberries twice this year. Once at Waller Family Farm in Durham and once at McAdams Family Farm in Efland. For those who are new to the area and haven’t done this agribusiness activity, it is a great...

Announcing Saturday Swizzle: PETS! on May 16

SATURDAY, MAY 16 | 9:30 AM - 12:30 PM @ URBAN DURHAM REALTY 401C FOSTER STREET, NEXT TO THE DOWNTOWN DURHAM FARMER'S MARKETJoin us again as we bring together pet lovers from around Durham for our next Saturday Swizzle to celebrate the furry creatures we love like...

SNAP-NC

by Mary HartzellAs the weather warms up and spring springs, kitten and puppy litters seem to appear out of thin air.  Pet overpopulation is a problem that we can all help to resolve by sterilizing the animals in our lives.  There are not enough homes...

Our Urban Durham Gallery Shines at the Spring Market Art Walk!

by Amanda MastenIf you have ever been to our office at 401C Foster Street, you know that our walls are covered with ever changing art. And this weekend, our walls, as well as our tables and conference rooms with host 5 artists as an official...

Don’t Miss the Art of Cool Fest

by Lou PerronThe Art of the Cool Festival is this weekend. It was a terrific event last year. An array of fantastic performers played at different locations downtown. You could float from one to the other to hear notes from traditional jazz virtuosos to cutting...

April 23-26: Four Day Food Festival TASTE

by Mary Rae HunterDoing good while eating good food?If you are looking for a great way to enjoy the food scene in the Triangle, then support the Food Bank Festival of Central & Eastern North Carolina. This event supports the local food banks. ...

Why is inventory so low?

by Susan HerstI read an article recently by Chris Trapani of the Sereno Group regarding our low residential real estate inventory nationwide and its causes.  Here is a summary of the factors it discussed which I feel are pertinent to our local market.1.  An unprecedented...