Category Archives: Ask the Raleigh Real Estate Expert


Your Raleigh Home and Radon Danger

What is Radon? How Does It Get Into My Home? Radon is a chemical element formed when uranium in water, rock, and soil begins to break down. This causes the release of radon gas into the dirt which could be beneath your house. It gets into your home through gaps and cracks in walls and floors, […]






Why Do I See Raleigh School Buses?

School is out! School is in! If you are new to Wake County or don’t have kids in the school system, it may seem strange that there are yellow buses running throughout the summer. All the local high schools are on “traditional” schedules where the kids and teachers have the summers off. However, the elementary and middle schools have […]


Our Favorite North Raleigh Parks

The Best North Raleigh Parks (Part 1) Our team loves taking advantage of Raleigh’s parks. So many of them are connected to great neighborhood with a variety of amenities and services. Here are some of the team’s favorite North Raleigh parks, along with some nearby neighborhoods. We had so many that we’ll make another post highlighting more soon. What […]


Raleigh Typhoon Scavenger Hunt

Raleigh Typhoon Returns! On June 27th, the great urban adventure and scavenger hunt based in Raleigh begins again! This adventure race (similar to the reality show The Amazing Race) is open to teams both competitive & relaxed. All money raised stays local, benefiting Activate Good housed here in Raleigh. To learn more about this great organization, […]