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HPW Open Houses | June 29 - 30

One of the best features about Raleigh is the surrounding cities and towns that make up the greater Triangle area. In fact, our Coldwell Banker Howard Perry and Walston agents will be hosting hundreds of open houses across Central NC this weekend. No matter the city or town you are looking to call home, or maybe you already call home, our expert, local agents are here to help. From end-unit townhouses to large executive estates, they have the homes you seek.

Go ahead and map out which homes you want to see this weekend. And while you're out driving from home to home, take a look around – this is one of the best places to live in the country.


Featured Open Houses


8128 Calais Court, Raleigh, NC 27613


Sq Ft: 3,530 | Beds: 3 | Baths: 2 (full) 1 (1/2)

Open House: Saturday, June 29 from 1 to 3 p.m.

90 Cobble Ridge Drive, Pittsboro, NC 27312


Sq Ft: 2,488 | Beds: 3 | Baths: 2 (full)

Open House: Saturday, June 29 from 2 to 4 p.m.

2420 Wentworth Street, Raleigh, NC 27612


Sq Ft: 3,366 | Beds: 4 | Baths: 2 (full) 1 (1/2)

Open House: Saturday, June 29 from 12 to 3 p.m. and

Sunday, June 30 from 12 to 3 p.m.

500 Vervain Way, Holly Springs, NC 27450


Sq Ft: 2,043 | Beds: 3 | Baths: 2 (full) 1 (1/2)

Open House: Saturday, June 29 from 12 to 3 p.m. and

Sunday, June 30 from 2 to 4 p.m.

2021 Shingleback Drive, Wake Forest, NC 27587


Sq Ft: 3,096 | Beds: 5 | Baths: 3 (full)

Open House: Saturday, June 29 from 1 to 3 p.m. and

Sunday, June 30 from 1 to 3 p.m.

1108 Touchstone Way, Wake Forest, NC 27587


Sq Ft: 3,625 | Beds: 5 | Baths: 4 (full)

Open House: Saturday, June 29 from 2 to 5 p.m. and

Sunday, June 30 from 2 to 5 p.m.

2155 Piney Grove Church Road, Kenly, NC 27542


Sq Ft: 1,711 | Beds: 3 | Baths: 2 (full)

Open House: Sunday, June 30 from 2 to 5 p.m.

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HPW Open Houses | June 22 - 23

There are lots of ways to beat the heat this weekend. You can enjoy some delicious ice cream, splash around at a local pool or, our personal favorite, go on a house hunt.

Our Coldwell Banker Howard Perry and Walston real estate agents have listed some of the most stunning homes across Central North Carolina and will be hosting numerous open houses this weekend.

From starter homes to luxury estates, our agents are ready to open the doors to let you get an up-close look at these properties. Plan your house hunt by checking out a complete list of our Coldwell Banker Howard Perry and Walston open houses to figure out which homes you'd like to tour this weekend.


Featured Open Houses


12220 The Gates Drive, Raleigh, NC 27614


Sq Ft: 4,360 | Beds: 5 | Baths: 4 (full) 1 (1/2)

Open House: Saturday, June 22 from 2 to 4 p.m.

104 Windy Point Lane, Cary, NC 27518


Sq Ft: 3,779 | Beds: 4 | Baths: 2 (full) 1 (1/2)

Open House: Saturday, June 22 from 1 to 4 p.m.

1004 Woodland Grove Way, Wake Forest, NC 27587


Sq Ft: 3,090 | Beds: 4 | Baths: 4 (full)

Open House: Saturday, June 22 from 1 to 3 p.m. and

Sunday, June 23 from 1 to 3 p.m.

1901 Ferntree Court, Morrisville, NC 27560


Sq Ft: 3,157 | Beds: 4 | Baths: 2 (full) 1 (1/2)

Open House: Saturday, June 22 from 2 to 4 p.m. and

Sunday, June 23 from 2 to 4 p.m.

3823 Pickett Court, Wake Forest, NC 27587


Sq Ft: 3,130 | Beds: 4 | Baths: 3 (full)

Open House: Saturday, June 22 from 2 to 5 p.m. and

Sunday, June 23 from 2 to 5 p.m.

4924 Stoneyoak Lane, Raleigh, NC 27610


Sq Ft: 3,885 | Beds: 4 | Baths: 2 (full) 1 (1/2)

Open House: Sunday, June 23 from 2 to 4 p.m.

2704 Smokey Ridge Road, Raleigh, NC 27613


Sq Ft: 2,011 | Beds: 3 | Baths: 2 (full) 1 (1/2)

Open House: Sunday, June 23 from 2 to 4 p.m.

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Raleigh Rock Climbing Gyms

Raleigh Rocking Climbing Gyms

5 Local Rock Climbing Gyms Not-to-Miss

For a full body workout that gives you a real sense of satisfaction, our REALTORS® suggest giving indoor rock climbing a try. When you're exploring Raleigh homes for sale, you'll find plenty of terrific gyms that offer a chance to learn or test your skills.

Let's check out the top indoor rock climbing experiences in and around the Triangle:

  1. Triangle Rock Club – 1010 Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway, Suite 400, Durham, NC / 6022 Duraleigh Rd, Raleigh, NC / 102 Pheasant Wood Ct, Morrisville, NC
    Durham homes for sale are within a short journey of Triangle Rock Club, which also boasts four other locations throughout the area. The new Durham address opened in May; it's an offshoot of an established location in Raleigh. Plenty of options are available including group and youth climbing. 

  2. Life Time Fitness1700 Regency Parkway, Cary, NC
    Life Time Fitness offers the most convenient 24-hour gym experience near Cary homes for sale. It's not a dedicated climbing gym, but a full-featured fitness extravaganza that runs the gamut: Classes, training, and sports from swimming to cycling, basketball to tennis. The rock wall supports open climb and bouldering with expert instruction and provided equipment. Kids can join in on the fun and fitness when you schedule their next birthday party at Life Time Fitness. For ages 5 and up.  Harnesses, ropes, and supervision are provided.

  3. Progression Climbing – 1713 Legion Road, Chapel Hill, NC
    Progression Climbing is one of the most advanced indoor rock climbing facilities in North Carolina – and the first in Chapel Hill. Choose Chapel Hill homes for sale and you'll be at the doorstep of this modern open layout facility. You can enjoy challenging training courses for all levels, yoga, and even social get-togethers. There are weekly special events like parties and potlucks so you can relax and unwind a little between grueling physical challenges.

  4. Chapel Hill Parks & Rec Community Center – 102 South Estes Drive, Chapel Hill, NC
    One of the perks of Chapel Hill is the Chapel Hill Community Center, which boasts a truly phenomenal assortment of athletic equipment and facilities. Its claim to fame is its climbing wall, which welcomes climbers at least six years of age. There are approximately 50 routes to choose from. Harnesses and helmets are provided free, but they go fast. Shoes are available to rent for $3.

  5. Banks D. Kerr Family YMCA - 2500 Wakefield Pines Dr, Raleigh, NC
    When you and your family relocate to Raleigh, you'll discover all our community has to offer its locals--like the Banks D. Kerr Family YMCA.  Complete with a climbing wall to challenge your skills, fitness and wellness programs, swimming, and community events, you'll soon realize their mission of putting "Christian principles into practice through programs that build healthy spirit, mind, and body for all" is an important contribution to the Raleigh community.

Do you want to climb even higher? Our expert real estate agents will make it easy for you to buy a home here in Raleigh, Durham, or anywhere you choose throughout the Triangle. We combine local market expertise and responsive customer service in a way that's truly second to none.

Let us help you go as high as you can. Contact us at Howard  Perry and Walston today.


6 Delicious Ice Cream Shops in the Triangle

Triangle Local Ice Cream Businesses

Whether you're here to look at homes or ready to move in for keeps, our REALTORS® want you to enjoy your time in the Triangle. A sweet treat could be just what you need while you're exploring the local real estate market. Have we got the "inside scoop" for you!

Delicious ice cream made with organic ingredients is practically a way of life around Raleigh, Durham, and the surrounding communities. You'll find plenty of friendly ice cream parlors with classic styling as well as ice cream trucks and party places for kids' birthdays.

Here's our take on the coolest ice cream shops around the Triangle:

  1. Two Roosters Ice Cream – 7713-49 Leadmine Road, Raleigh, NC
    It's true of Raleigh homes for sale and ice cream: Sometimes the best things come in unexpected packages. That's definitely true of Two Roosters Ice Cream, a quaint Airstream trailer hitched up to a classic Ford pickup. Don't underestimate this small but mighty selection, which has expanded to a seasonal pop-up space based on flavors like butterscotch and chocolate.
  2. FRESH. Local Ice Cream – 138 East Chatham Street, Cary, NC 27511
    FRESH is a local institution that recently opened a new location in downtown Cary. That makes it part of the Cary renaissance that's attracting so many people to Cary homes for sale. Scoops, sundaes, floats, and more await in signature flavors like banana pudding and Kona coffee. And yes, there is an ice cream truck – just like back in the old days.
  3. Lumpy's – 306 East Wait Avenue, Wake Forest, NC
    Founded back in 2001, Lumpy's is just one more reason for buyers of Wake Forest homes for sale to smile. It has some of the most unique ice cream flavors anywhere in North Carolina, with mixes like Bennie's Bacon and Bourbon and Aunt Betty's Blueberry. Heck, the owners have even been known to accept custom flavor suggestions from their guests.
  4. Mama Bird's –  304 North Main Street, Holly Springs, NC
    Mama Bird's is the place to go when you're looking at Holly Springs homes for sale and you feel a hankering for a handmade custom ice cream item. The handcrafted small-batch ice cream comes in cakes, pies, rolls, or even the legendary ice cream pizza. They also host two-hour private parties that can include fresh waffles, a sundae bar, and cookie decorating.
  5. Maple View Farm – 6900 Rocky Ridge Road, Hillsborough, NC
    The top creamy in Orange County is Maple View Farm. It's a bit of a drive from some of the top Hillsborough homes for sale, but the trip is worth it. It's a full-functioning farm that brings the concept of "farm to table" to ice cream. Monthly flavors are always changing, with orange dream, cashew caramel, and lemongrass just a few of the more recent "flavorites."
  6. The Parlour – 117 Market Street, Durham, NC
    The leading choice in handmade ice cream just down the block from Durham homes for sale is The Parlour. It is a local legend: Formerly mobile, it opened its doors for the first time in 2013 and has yet to close them, being one of the creameries open seven days a week. Its menu boasts gourmet flavors like honey lavender and malted cinnamon.

Finding your dream home in the Triangle is an experience you won't forget. Getting a great deal and reaching closing day faster is the "icing" on the ice cream cake – and we can help you do it.

Our experienced team is here to give you the insight and support you need to reach your goals. Contact us to find out more today.


HPW Open Houses | June 8 - 9

We're pleased to introduce you to Raleigh and the greater Triangle region, which will become a foodie paradise this weekend. The Triangle will host a trifecta of food events including Triangle Restaurant Week, Downtown Raleigh Food Truck Rodeo and Raleigh's International Food Festival. There will be no shortage of amazing food for you and your family and friends to enjoy.

After you're done touring the world through food, take a tour through the beautiful homes our Coldwell Banker Howard Perry and Walston real estate agents have listed. Located in some of the most sought-after neighborhoods across Central NC, our agents will be hosting hundreds of open houses this Saturday and Sunday.

Start your house search online at You can scroll through a complete list of our open houses to see which ones you'd like to view in person.

Summertime is underway, and it's time to find your new home!


Featured Open Houses


605 Long View Drive, Youngsville, NC 27596


Sq Ft: 3,892 | Beds: 4 | Baths: 4 (full) 1 (1/2)

Open House: Saturday, June 8 from 1 to 3 p.m.

3601 Kemble Ridge Drive, Wake Forest, NC 27587


Sq Ft: 2,735 | Beds: 3 | Baths: 2 (full) 1 (1/2)

Open House: Saturday, June 8 from 1 to 3:30 p.m.

44 S Wilders Ridge Way, Clayton, NC 27527


Sq Ft: 4,701 | Beds: 5 | Baths: 4 (full) 1 (1/2)

Open House: Saturday, June 8 from 2 to 4 p.m.

4924 Stoneyoak Lane, Raleigh, NC 27610


Sq Ft: 3,885 | Beds: 4 | Baths: 2 (full) 1 (1/2)

Open House: Saturday, June 8 from 2 to 4 p.m. and

Sunday, June 9 from 12 to 2 p.m.

9209 Meadow Mist Court, Raleigh, NC 27617


Sq Ft: 4,470| Beds: 4 | Baths: 3 (full) 1 (1/2)

Open House: Saturday, June 8 from 2 to 4 p.m. and

Sunday, June 9 from 2 to 4 p.m.

133 Lolliberry Drive, Holly Springs, NC 27540


Sq Ft: 3,988 | Beds: 5 | Baths: 4 (full) 1 (1/2)

Open House: Saturday, June 8 from 2 to 4 p.m. and

Sunday, June 9 from 1to 3 p.m.

2025 Reserve Falls Lane, Wake Forest, NC 27587


Sq Ft: 4,500 | Beds: 4 | Baths: 5 (full) 1 (1/2)

Open House: Saturday, June 8 from 2 to 5 p.m. and

Sunday, June 9 from 2 to 5 p.m.

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9 Ways to Celebrate Dad in Raleigh, Durham & Beyond

Raleigh Durham Fathers Day Events

Our REALTORS® want you to enjoy this Father's Day, and there are plenty of ways to do it!

All throughout Raleigh, Durham, and the region, Father's Day celebrations are popping up fast. No matter what Dad's into, you're sure to find something that will bring him joy this year.

Check out these nine options from all around the area:

  1. Durham Central Park Food Truck Rodeo – 501 Foster Street, Durham, NC 
    Residents of Durham homes for sale are in for a treat this coming Sunday, June 16 when the Food Truck Rodeo arrives at Durham Farmers' Market. This all-ages get-together will feature all of the most popular food trucks from throughout the Triangle for an unforgettable event.

  2. Man Expo III – 1025 Blue Ridge Road, Raleigh, NC
    It's time to party! Raleigh homes for sale are right in the neighborhood of the world famous Man Expo. Described as "the Triangle's largest man cave," it's everything in electronics, cars, travel, gaming, grooming, fitness, sports, and gadgets. 

  3. Father's Day Fun at Color Me Mine - 316 Colonades Way, Suite 215, Cary, NC
    Cary homes for sale aren't far from Fathers' Day Fun at Color Me Mine.  Back by popular demand, feast on a Father's Day fare of grilled hot dogs and ice cream floats while creating your own masterpiece with the entire family this Father' Day in Cary.

  4. Music on the Green – Southern Village Green, 6000 Market Street, Chapel Hill, NC
    Want to enjoy a day out on the green? Chapel Hill homes for sale are within earshot of this concert series each weekend. Around Father's Day, Amy Anderson and Bett Padgett will be on hand to play on June 16. The Carolina Symphony Pops Concert takes place evening of June 14.

  5. REX Wellness Mock Triathlon – 1400 Timber Drive East, Garner, NC
    Not far from many Garner homes for sale is the popular Rex Wellness Center, which has a number of locations all over the Triangle. Wellness instructor Rodney Jenkins will hold an event Sunday, June 16 to give participants the rundown on what it takes to be part of a triathlon.

  6. Father's Day Cars and Cue – 810 North First Avenue, Knightdale, NC
    Knightdale homes for sale are down the street from Cars and Cue over in Knightdale Station Park. Dads have the chance to get up close with some of the most beautiful classic cars, then enjoy finger-licking barbecue at a competition sanctioned by the North Carolina Pork Council.

  7. Catfish Tournament – Graham-Mebane Lake, West Graham Street, Mebane, NC
    Many Mebane homes for sale are on Graham-Mebane Lake, which is known for its bass and catfish tournaments. Three bank-fishing catfish tournaments happen each summer, running from 8 p.m. all the way through midnight. Record catches have been known to happen!

  8. Daddy and Me Day at Crowder County Park – 4709 Ten-Ten Road, Apex, NC
    Apex homes for sale are just around the corner from a local favorite, Crowder County Park's Daddy and Me Day beginning at 2:00 p.m. The entire family is invited for an afternoon of games related to nature. Refreshments will be available. Perfect for family members of all agents.  Children must be accompanied by an adult.

  9. The Head Doctor Show – 3400 New Birch Drive, Raleigh, NC
    Sponsored by Wingz American Grill and led by the Punany Poets, The Head Doctor Show is described as an interactive, romantic comedy especially for dads and their partners. Dress comfortably and you can play along with light interaction intended to enhance your relationship.

Give Dad something else to celebrate this year: The home he's always wanted.  Contact us today at Coldwell Banker Howard Perry and Walston to learn more.

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