Urban Durham Realty Blog

Durham Wayfinder Program

by Pete EisenmannThe numbers from 2014 are mind-boggling – visitors spent $830.8 million dollars in Durham, which translates into almost $2.3 million dollars a day. Not only is that a stack of bills it also is a large group of people who come to the...

DPS Magnet Lottery Application

by Jarin FrederickIf you’re a Durham County Resident and interested in your student attending a DPS magnet school for the 2016-2017 school year then now is the time to submit your students online lottery application. Online applications are being accepted January 11th through January 29th...

Anne Bell’s “Ways I See” Opens in Durham in January

by Ellen BellAnne Bell's work for her newest show "Ways I See" spans media and styles in a way that depicts an artist journey over a lifetime. Large realistic paintings formed from oil on canvas transition to bright, dream-like combinations of acrylic and wax crayon. Given...

2016 Durham County Tax Assessments

by Steve ArtabaneHappy New Year! And with the turn of the calendar comes revised property tax information.Durham County just released revised tax assessments for the 2016 tax year. Specifics can be found at the County website, including a detailed FAQ page.http://dconc.gov/government/departments-f-z/tax-administration/taxhelpAlso, feel free to contact...

Fun at Notasium

by Kelly GarciaIf you are looking for a fun activity while the kids are out of school consider a trip to the Notasium. My son and I have visited the play space countless times and it is so much fun. There is a tall indoor...

True Flavors Diner

by Mariana ByrdIf you have never eaten at True Flavors Diner then you should go right now.  In all honesty, it is the best breakfast I have had in Durham.  Which is a lot to say given the amazing restaurants we have in town.For starters, they bring...

Durham Green Flea Market

by Mary HartzellLooking for a brand new shopping experience that will rock your world? Puzzling to find unique gifts for Hannukah, Christmas and Kwanzaa? I recommend a trip to the Durham Green Flea Market. It’s a cultural extravaganza of goods, food and...

The Indy Week Give Guide

by Ellen BellTurning the calendar to December this morning officially marks the beginning of the 2015 holiday season; it’s hard to believe that it’s already the time of year dedicated to friends, food, and festivities!   As we prepare to trim trees, sing carols, and...

What’s With That Drainage Ditch Behind My House?

by Lou PerronWith all the rain that we’ve been having, I often watch it pour down the streets, quickly gushing down some storm grate and off to Neverland. Or sometimes I‘ll see that the water going down the grate ends up a just few...

LaVare Leith Foundation Memorial Fun Ride/Walk

by Kelly GarciaThe LaVare Leith Foundation will be having a Memorial fun ride/walk November 14th from 8:30-11am. It will start with a one hour bike ride or walk on The American Tobacco Trail and then end with a coffee/donut party at Rise Biscuits. The theme...