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Friday, October 12, 2018

Take a look at our 3rd Q 2018 snapshot of our local housing inventory. As we approach the end of summer and the beginning of fall, our numbers usually show a little dip and this year is no different. Threat of rising interest rates and our own natural disaster at the end of the quarter accounted for a tiny dip in sales however, we are still deep in a seller’s market. We are seeing more and more activity moving into our neighboring Harnett county so we decided to include stats for Fuquay-Varina in this county too.

FRONT PORCH REALTY continues to grow and provide the residents of Fuquay-Varina and Holly Springs a LOCAL professional real estate firm to handle their real estate transactions. We love moving our residents into, and across town, and to show off all we have to offer.

We are here to help you, your relatives, co-workers, employees, and neighbors. Please consider Front Porch Realty as YOUR LOCAL real estate professionals! Please LIKE US on Facebook if you haven’t already, we are always posting LOTS of local news and happenings around town!

Thursday, October 11, 2018

Congratulations to Dave Matthews for selling more real estate in the month of September than any other Front Porch Realty agent. Dave has launched his real estate career with a bang!

What does Dave like best about selling real estate? “I really like finding the perfect house for my clients. I am putting a young couple in their 2nd home now and they are so excited about having room for their growing family!”

Dave, his wife, and 3 girls call Fuquay-Varina home. He was born and raised in Angier, NC so he knows the area very well. After a 20+ year career in nursing, Dave has found a new niche helping people with his real estate career. Dave is affectionately called “Big Dave” at the office, thank you for your dedication to your clients and Front Porch Realty Big Dave!

Dave Matthews, Real Estate Broker can be reached at:

Phone 919.995.4089
email: bigdaverealtor@gmail.com

Monday, October 8, 2018

Exciting News! One of our TRUSTED local lender partners is having a FREE 1st TIME HOMEBUYER Seminar. Come learn about the home buying process, ease your fears on getting pre-qualified, learn about down payment assistant programs and MORE!

Brought to you by FIRST CITIZENS BANK
WHEN? Monday, October 22, 2018 6 pm-8 pm
WHERE? Fuquay-Varina Chamber of Commerce | 121 N. Main St.

What a great community outreach, thank you First Citizens Bank!

Wednesday, October 3, 2018

Thursday, October 4th, 6:30 – 9:30 PM in the Varina Business District
Festivities begin with one of Soul Music’s all-time great groups, Chairmen of the Board.

Join us for the Celebrate Fuquay-Varina Festival
Saturday, October 6, 2018
10 am – 4 pm
Downtown Fuquay-Varina

Here’s a MAP of the main areas:

* Museum Tour
* Mayor’s walk
* Artist Village
* KidZone and Rock wall
* Chili Cook-off
* And lots of food trucks – See the full list here

There’s lots to see and do this coming weekend in Fuquay-Varina. All of us here at Front Porch Realty love our town and we love a good celebration, be sure and stop by our booth for some neat give-a-ways and to say “hi”!

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Introducing Mary Pickard Photography. Mary is the photographer who takes most of the pictures for our Front Porch Realty website. As you can tell, Mary is passionate about what she does, is talented and has over 35 years experience. We love having her on our team!

Check out Mary’s website to find out more about her, view more of her work, and how to contact her directly.

Mary is local to both of our office locations and has been taking our new listing photos for years and so it made sense that we would call on her when we were ready to launch our new website earlier this year! Mary was pivotal in the creation of the “Our Towns” page and highlighting all that our wonderful towns have to offer. She’s always willing and ready on a moments notice to take our new listing photos as well photos of new businesses in town, so all can be added to our website quickly.

No one sells Fuquay-Varina and Holly Springs like Front Porch Realty!

Monday, September 24, 2018

Saturday, Sept. 29, 11 a.m.-6 p.m
Holly Springs Cultural Center

More than 25 adult and children’s authors, presentations and readings, panel discussions, and more!

Come out this Saturday to meet many authors including friends of Front Porch Realty Erin and Deek Rhew! Deek will be participating in a panel on thriller novels.

Here’s the complete schedule:

*Meet Authors, 11 a.m.-6 p.m.

*Panel Discussions and Featured Author Readings & Presentations, 1-6 p.m. Click here to see all the authors and presentations scheduled.

*Children’s Authors, 2-3 p.m.

*Door Prizes, 1-5 p.m. To be eligible for a prize, register at https://hollyspringsbookfestival.eventbrite.com. You must be present to win.

*Food Trucks: The book festival is on the same day as the farmers market’s food truck rodeo (8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. along Main Street), so come prepared to find fantastic foods and phenomenal writers.

Monday, September 17, 2018

All the staff and families of Front Porch Realty are safe, well and very grateful after Hurricane Florence! But we know that not everyone in this area or even our state are able to say the same. Our hearts go out to everyone affected by this storm, including all the medical, safety and emergency personnel. If you are like us, you want to find a way to help. One way to pitch in are with donations that will make their way to the people who are most in need.

Here’s a list of items that are needed:

Non-Perishable food
Baby food
Bottled water
Gatorade
Hand Sanitizer
Baby Wipes
Diapers
Powdered Milk
Batteries and Flashlights
First Aid Kits OR Items- Band-aids, Neosporin, Bacitracin, Gauze
Kids and Adult Toothbrushes
Toothpaste / Mouthwash
Shampoo, Conditioner, Brushes, etc.
Feminine Hygiene Products
New Socks and Underwear-Women, Men, Kids
Dog Food
Cat Food
Cat Litter
Puppy Pads
Bleach
Trash bags
Mops/Brooms
Laundry detergent

These items can be dropped off at the following locations:

Holly Springs Chamber of Commerce – 112 N Main Street, Holly Springs
Trellis Pointe Apartments – 2000 Trellis Pointe Drive, Holly Springs
Flooring By Design – 212 Village Walk Drive, Holly Springs
Bass Lake Draft House – 124 Bass Lake Road, Holly Springs
Carroll’s Tire and Auto Center – 404 N Main Street, Holly Springs
O2 Fitness – 256 Grand Hill Place, Holly Springs
Holly Springs Eye Associates – 608 Holly Springs Road, Holly Springs
Firehouse Subs – 413 Village Walk Drive, Holly Springs
The Mason Jar Tavern parking lot – 305 S Main Street, Fuquay-Varina
FV Police Department – 114 N Main Street, Fuquay-Varina
Holly Springs Police Department – 750 Holly Springs Road, Holly Springs
Morrisville Police Department – 260 Town Hall Drive #C, Morrisvile
Revelry Barber & Shave Shop – 101 S Main Street, Fuquay-Varina
Warehouse – 3313 Durham Drive, Raleigh
Project 919 Truck – 8246 Cleveland Road, Clayton

Thursday, September 6, 2018

Teresa did it again! Congrats to Teresa Ennis for selling more real estate in the month of August than any other Front Porch Realty agent. Teresa’s years of experience shine through her satisfied new and repeat clients, not to mention her referrals just keep coming and coming. Teresa is a member of the accredited Institute for Luxury Home Marketing and has been an active member of the Fuquay-Varina community for years. Thank you for all of your dedication to Front Porch Realty and your clients Teresa!

Teresa Ennis, Real Estate Broker can be reached at

Phone: 919.810.0138
Email: tennis2001@embarqmail.com

Thursday, September 6, 2018

This quarterly market event at our local coffee/craft beer/wine hot spot has become a favorite among Southern Wake county residents. This special Market Event will showcase 50 + LOCAL artists selling their quality handmade goods. The event will take place inside the Mill as well as along Depot Street and not only will it feature a wide assortment of specialty items, there will also be food trucks and live music. As a special treat the Mill will be featuring $3 mimosas!

It should be a beautiful fall morning to come visit Fuquay-Varina!
WHEN: September 29, 10 am – 4 pm
WHERE: The Mill, 146 S. Main St. Fuquay-Varina

Wednesday, September 5, 2018

Front Porch Realty has hosted another extremely successful school supply drive for the Fall of 2018, and we didn’t do it alone! This year we invited ALL of the other local real estate offices in Fuquay-Varina to help us support our local schools.

Thank you to Legacy Partners Realty, Coldwell Banker HPW, The Abshure Realty Group, Century 21 Triangle Group and Ann Milton Realty for caring about our schools and helping us support them. Everyone collected buckets full of supplies, picked a local school and delivered them. A big shout out to everyone in our community who helped support our kids and schools by dropping off supplies at any of these real estate offices.

This is one of the reasons we love “Our Towns“!

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