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Monthly Archives: July 2021

    3 Reasons the Triangle’s Rural and Suburban Communities Are Growing

    By Lisa Shackleford | July 26, 2021

    If you’re like many Triangle-area professionals, you’ve so successfully navigated a new world of remote work, you’re seeing new possibilities. Today’s commute is now a walk down the hall to your home office and meetings are happening from the comfort of the living room. This reality has opened an entire world for remote work that... Read More

    Town Highlight: Angier

    By Lisa Shackleford | July 21, 2021

    Angier is a small town located in northern Harnett County, about 23 miles south of downtown Raleigh, 7 miles from Fuquay Varina, and 34 miles from Fort Bragg. This is a great place to live if you enjoy small-town life while being a short drive from city life and shopping. Angier offers affordable housing, a... Read More

    Take a Look Inside This Luxury North Ridge Country Club Home

    By Admin | July 19, 2021

    Learn about the luxury real estate market in Raleigh with The Jim Allen Group brokers Caroline Phoenix and Tiffany Weil on My Carolina’s latest exclusive interview. Interested in learning more about this property? Visit for additional property details and photos. Read More

    USDA home loans: What Triangle homebuyers need to know

    By Lisa Shackleford | July 19, 2021

    First-time homebuyers in the Triangle have numerous opportunities to take advantage of programs that will help them achieve the dream of homeownership in 2021. From first-time homebuyer tax credits to down payment grant programs, new buyers have several incentives designed to help them with their purchases. One of these opportunities is the USDA mortgage program,... Read More

    Tips for Moving with Less Stress

    By Lisa Shackleford | July 13, 2021

    Moving can be a stressful time, especially after the excitement of picking your new home starts to wane as you begin to plan the logistics. Whether you are moving across the country or down the street, here are some tips to make your next move the smoothest yet.  Get rid of things that you no... Read More

    4 Tips to Prepare You For Buying a Home in the Triangle

    By Admin | July 12, 2021

    If you’re a renter in the Triangle and you’re considering making the move toward homeownership, you’ll want to begin with some smart preparation. As mortgage rates continue to remain low and new government programs have been designed to help create that dream a reality, now is a great time to start thinking about buying a... Read More

    Where to Beat the Heat in the Triangle: A Guide to Splash Pads in the Raleigh-Durham area

    By Lisa Shackleford | July 9, 2021

    One of the things that people learn very quickly after moving to the Triangle is that the heat can be especially brutal during the summertime, which can be especially taxing on kids and families. Throughout the Raleigh-Durham metro area, there are many splash pads and spray grounds, which are great places to cool off while... Read More

    The Future of the Triangle Real Estate Market with Michael Terbet and CEO & President Jim Allen

    By Admin | July 8, 2021

    Listen to CEO and President of The Jim Allen Group, Jim Allen, discuss the future of the Triangle real estate market and how he got started in his real estate career on fellow Coldwell Banker REALTOR® Michael Terbet’s podcast, The Super Terb. The Jim Allen Group provides access to information on this blog/website as a... Read More

    Vote for The Jim Allen Group For The Wake Weekly’s 2021 Best of the Best!

    By Admin | July 8, 2021

    It’s that time of year to vote for The Wake Weekly’s 2021 Best of the Best! Each year, The Wake Weekly compiles a list of the best of the best local businesses, with the first round of voting currently open until July 31. At The Jim Allen Group, we are dedicated to understanding our clients’... Read More

    Town Highlight: Durham

    By Lisa Shackleford | July 1, 2021

    Durham, known as “Bull City”, is the 4th largest city in North Carolina and receives a lot of attention due to the growth of the Research Triangle Park. But the city of Durham has a rich history, thriving arts and culture scene, and unprecedented growth, which makes it a great place to call home. Durham... Read More