Kim Powell's Blog Posts

LOOKING FOR SOME FAMILY FUN IN THE RALEIGH AREA IN NOVEMBER

VISIONS OF SUGARPLUMS HOLIDAY ART & GOFT SJPWNovember 3-5, 2016 9am-8pm Quail Hollow Swim & Tennis Clubhouse Midtown Raleigh FREEA VETERAN'S DAY REMEMBRANCENovember 11 11am-noon Veterans

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Essential Guide To Selling Your Home Fast

Selling your home can be stressful, especially if you don't know the keys to getting it sold fast and for top dollar.1.  The right agent2.  How to find the ideal price to sell your home

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First Night Raleigh 2016

How dow you plan to celebrate the New Year 2016?  The Raleigh Acorn is lowered to ring in the New Year.  While the acorn has become synonymous with First Night Raleigh, the festival is

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Exploring Cary North Carolina

Cary is a thriving community in the heart of the Triangle, conveniently located between Raleigh and Research Triangle Park.  Despite its growth and proximity to the capital city, Cary has

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Exploring Raleigh NC

Raleigh, the state capital, is centrally located and offers easy access to both the beautiful beaches and stunning mountain vistas on either end of the state.  The city boasts a growing

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Exploring Wake Forest And Rolesville NC

The Wake Forest/Rolesville area is located just north of Raleigh NC.  Wake Forest was the original home of Wake Forest University for 122 years before it moved to Winston-Salem in 1956.  

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The 50th Annual Parade Of Homes

The Parade of Homes, NC's largest open house presented by the Home Builders Association of Raleigh-Wake County, will run October 3-4, 9-11, and 16-18 from 12pm-5pm.  This annual, free tour is

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Nc 2015 State Fair Nothing Could Be Finer

It's that time again.  The North Carolina State Fair will be in town from October 15-26.  Come out and experience the food, rides, games and music the fair has to offer. If you love to

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How Your College Major Predicts What House You Can Afford

It's the classic-age query "What's your major?  The real question should be what kind of house do you want to live in?  Here's the non shocker:  Not all majors are created equal. ;

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Unity In The Community Outdoor Music Festival

The Triangle #1 station for inspiration presents Unity In The Community Day outdoor music festival.  It will take place September 12 at NC State fair Grounds in Raleigh from 11am to 6pm.

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What Home Feature Rules In Triangle North Carolina Area

Diversity is one of the United States greatest assets. Thats true even in home design.  From coast to coast, the way we like to live varies enormously.  Sitting in a covered patio sipping

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Do You Have What It Takes To Win A Home Sellers Heart

When faced with a multiple offer scenario you might try these task for a more favorable outcomeWRITE A (SINCERE) LETTERWriting a letter can bet effective, but you can't crank out a generic form

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A Home Buyers Guide To A Sellers Market

Buyers should consider what would go wrong in this kind of market.  A bidding war could entice you to spend more than can afford.  An inflated price could leave you paying more than what

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Fourth Of July Celebration And Childrens Parade In Wake Forest NC

How are you celebrating the 4th of July weekend?  On Friday July 3rd at 5:30 pm-10:00pm the town will kick off the celebration with fireworks, games, live entertainment, and a whole lot more

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Wake Forest NC Ranks Second Best City In North Carolina

Movoto Real Estate, an online real estate brokerage recently conducted a study to find the best cities in North Carolina.  After analyzing the state's 50 most popular municipalities, Wake

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Wake Forest NC TOPS Morning Club

TOPS-Take Off Pounds Sensibly Do you need help in your weight loss journey, accountability partner.  TOPS is a non-profit weight loss support program that welcomes all!  Your

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Are You Ready For Some Summer Music In Raleigh NC

2015 Summer In The Park Concert Series is underway.  Located in Raleigh NC Pullen Park.  The series has begun.  It opened on May 24th at 6pm with One Tribe as the featured artist.;

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Pending Home Sales Rise To Highest Level In Nine Years

Are you ready to buy a home?  Sales are up,  reported by the National Association of Realtors.  Recently reported in their Pending Homes Sales Index.  Homes sales increased in

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Grocer Will Anchor New Shopping Center Near Heritage Community

In Wake Forest NC Publix Super Markets plans to open its third Triangle store in a new shopping center.  Publix will anchor The Shoppes at Heritage Village, a center that is to be built at

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Macys Asks Cary High To Parade

Cary High Schools marching band in Cary NC has been asked by Macy's to appear in NYC's tradition in 2016.  Band director  Matthew Minick summoned his 170 students to the auditorium

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Wake County Nonprofit Aims To Offer Medical Care To All Comers

Raleigh NC Wake Health Services plans to build a sizable new health center in Southeast Raleigh NC.  Doubling the nonprofits capacity for patients in a part of the city where community leaders

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7 Rules To Smart Home Buying

Are you asking yourself is now the time to buy a new home?  If so here are 7 rules to go by.1) All Real Estate Agents are not alike.  Make sure you find someone you like,  trust and

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Spring Prep Of Outside Maintenance

The spring Real Estate Market is picking up.  Is your home ready for the many buyer's who will see it in the coming days?  It's imperative that your home stands out among all of the

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Womens Empowerment 2015 Networking Conference

Playing at the PNC Arena on April 18th in Raleigh NC 11:00am.  The conference features rousing themes based upon  the empowerment of women and embraces issues that touch upon the health,

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To Build Or To Buy

Regardless of whether you decide to buy an existing home or to build a new one, there are a few steps that you must follow.  In the beginning if you've started  this process already the

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2015 Summer Camp For Teens

Are your teens bored during the summer months?  Wake Tech Community College  is offering Summer Camps for Teens.  Located in North East Raleigh, give your teen something to do to

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Why Relocate To The Triangle

Are you considering relocating to the Triangle area?  Welcome to our neighborhood North Carolina's Triangle region.  Raleigh, Durham Chapel Hill, Cary and the surrounding cities and towns

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Good News About Chronic Pain

Chronic pain affects more people than cancer, diabetes, heart attack and stroke combined.  The institute of medicine estimates there are more than 100 million suffers in  the US costing

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Jan 31 2015 7186 1 Call For Fewer Tests For North Carolina Schools

3rd-8th grade students in N.C. are required to take 2-3 standardized test each year.  Parents have been complaining at least since the 1990's about the proliferation of school testing, which

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Indicators Show More Stability In Housing Market

The US Housing Market grew more stable from October to November, with 15 states now on solid ground according to Freddie Mac Novembers increase push the index to a positive three month growth trend

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How Do You Plan On Bringing In The New Year

First Night Raleigh is a great way to bring in the New Year for the entire family.  Food, Family, and lots of fun.  Coming to Downtown Raleigh NC on December 31, 2014.  $10 all day

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Are You Prepared For Flu Season

Have you prepared your family for the flu season?  Have you had your vaccine?  The Flu has claimed a second child in North Carolina.  An elementary school age student died from

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Are You Considering The Wake Forest NC Area

In Wake Forest NC Town leaders have approved a major shopping center and grocery store project that will fill out development on Forestville Road near the large Heritage community.  Without

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Girls High School Basketball Underway

Who's ready for some basketball?  GIRLS HS basketball that is.   Need some entertainment the week of Christmas?  Although 8 weeks away the Holiday Girls Basketball Invitational

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Is Walmart Destroying America

Is Walmart running our country?  Most of us love shopping in. big clean stores that are packed with cheap merchandise.Walmart has destroyed tens of thousands of small business and countless

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Scarecrow Festival November 1 2014 Pullen Arts Center

With the harvest season approaching, join the Pullen Arts Center, 105 Pullen Road Raleigh for the Scarecrow Festival.  Come out and build a scarecrow and enjoy other fall activities. 

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Teen Outreach Program Across Raleigh

The Teen Outreach Program (TOP) is a FREE recreation based program for teens 12-18 that runs at seven different community centers across Raleigh.  Activities include athletics, the arts,

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Student Loan Debt Holding Back Homeownership Economy

The burden of student loan debt is preventing potential home buyers from starting households, which in turn is hindering overall economic growth according to Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

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Forbes Magazine Names Elon University One Of Nations Top Four Rising Stars

Elon is recognized for its rapid rise in the magazine's annual "America's Best Colleges" list.  Elon University is highlighted as one of the nations top "Colleges to Watch," in its annual

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Dirty Dogs Pet Extravaganza

Dirty Dogs Spa is a uniquely designed spa especially for dogs and other furry friends.  Located in Wake Forest, North Carolina.  They provide a relaxed, friendly atmosphere to pamper our

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Unity In The Community

Radio station 103.9 FM The Light presents Unity In The Community on September 6, 2014 at North Carolina Central University in Durham NC.  "Unity In The Community Day is an exciting event that

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Come Home To Rolesville

Just outside the bustling capital of NC sits Rolesville NC.  One of the smallest and oldest towns of wake county.  Once a farming community, is on the RISE.  You will instantly be

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Cardinal Grove Real Estate In Raleigh NC

The Cardinal Grove Subdivision in Northeast Raleigh is close to everything. Easy access to Triangle Town Center, PNC Arena, RDU Airport, and Falls Lake. The home prices in the neighborhood are.

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Homes In Northeast Raleigh Are Selling Quickly

The Raleigh NC Real Estate Market continue to thrive. Homes are selling fast and the inventory remains low. Click here to see some of the newest listings to hit the Raleigh NC Real Estate Market.

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