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
Hand Sanitizer
Baby Wipes
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
Trash bags
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

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“!

Monday, August 6, 2018

Congrats to Maria for her sales and listings volume for July 2018, Maria sold more real estate in the month of July than any other Front Porch Realty agent!

Maria has been a bilingual full time real estate broker since 1991. Fluent in Spanish and English, Maria has an invaluable sphere of other bilingual professionals; she is always able to ease her client’s anxiety and get them through their transactions seamlessly. Thank you for your dedication to Front Porch Realty Maria, and of course all of your dedication to your clients!

Maria C. Plazas, Real Estate Broker can be reached at

Phone 919.623.7341

Thursday, August 2, 2018

Here is our 2nd Q 2018 snapshot of our local housing inventory. It’s no secret, we still don’t have enough houses to sell. According to our local Triangle MLS, housing inventory in the Triangle is down 3% from 2nd Q of 2017. Most markets in our end of Wake county are showing less than a 1 month supply. It’s a great time to make a move!

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!

Monday, July 23, 2018

It’s that time again! Front Porch Realty is gearing up for their annual Back to School supply drive and we have some exciting news. This year we are having a “Fuquay-Varina Real Estate Agent” Back to School Drive!

All of the Fuquay-Varina real estate agents, regardless of their company affiliation, are going to be collecting Back to School Supplies for our local schools. Supplies will be collected through the month of August and can be dropped off at ANY real estate company in town.

Front Porch Realty 604 N. Main Street (across from CVS)
The Abshure Realty Group 504 Broad Street
Century 21 Triangle Group 407 N. Judd Parkway NE
Coldwell Banker HPW 528 N. Main Street
Legacy Partners Realty 111 S. Main Street

Thank you for your support, and we can’t wait to deliver school supplies to our local schools again. We are so excited other that our fellow real estate offices will join our efforts this year!

Thursday, July 12, 2018

The charm of this all brick 4 bedroom CUSTOM home will grab you the minute you walk in the front door. The front porch and sprawling, private, yard welcome you into this impeccably maintained home. Extensive crown and chair moldings, “real” masonry fireplace with gas logs, along with the owner’s custom upgrades truly can’t be matched. 2 bedrooms down and 2 bedrooms on the 2nd floor for all kinds of living possibilities. There is also plenty of dormer and walk-in attic space. The architectural designed screened-in porch provides the perfect relaxation or entertaining space. The .95 acre lot is private and expands into the wooded area, complete with fire pit. Over sized shed conveys for extra storage. The side-entry 2 car garage has a painted floor and built-in work bench and peg board. This one is a gem!

Visit this link to see photos and details of this lovely home and please let us know if you would like a private viewing.

Friday, July 6, 2018

This 4 bedroom, 4.5 bath all brick beauty is the perfect place to raise a family, just ask the owner! “Our teenagers each had their own private bathrooms which made getting ready for school in the morning much easier, if that’s even possible. Our previous home had only one bathroom on the second floor which they had to share and it was a nightmare!”.

The open floor plan, soaring ceilings, wall of windows and floor to ceiling stone fireplace add to the beauty and custom elegance this home has to offer. A breeze to entertain with a flowing open plan, yet each room is specifically bordered. The large sun room and “wine” rooms flow open to a sprawling brick patio complete with a “mini kitchen” and chiminea for late night roasting marshmallows. The owners have comfortably served as many as 30 guests with room for more!

The third floor was “perfect for our son’s ‘home away from home’ while he was a freshman at NC State, he had decided to live at home and with having his own bathroom, access to the Bonus room, and a dorm-sized refrigerator he could survive sight unseen for a few days”.

This lovely home sits on a half acre cul-de-sac lot and according to the owner “the long driveway and parking pad made life so much easier for 4 drivers and 3 cars…no need to move cars when someone wanted to go somewhere”.

A 3rd detached garage was added to the home and has seen all kinds of uses. It made a perfect “man-cave” that once housed a flat-screened television and a small refrigerator. “A perfect place to ‘escape’ to, roll out the grill to the patio and watch a game with my puppy”, says the man of the house. This garage also served as a 16th birthday party one year, complete with karaoke machine, the patio made a perfect stage!

With their children grown, the owners decided it was time to downsize and have moved to their new home. They miss the neighbors and the home from which they have so many fond memories and wish nothing more to see a new family move in and enjoy all that this home and neighborhood has to offer!

Visit this link to see photos and details of this lovely home and please let us know if you would like a private viewing.

Thursday, July 5, 2018

Congrats to Heather for her sales and listings volume for June 2018, Heather sold more real estate in the month of June than any other Front Porch Realty agent!

Heather has been selling real estate since 1997 and has plenty of happy clients to show for it! Thank you Heather for your hard work and dedication to your clients. We also thank you for being an expert in your field and always sharing your wealth of information with other agents as needed. We especially thank you for keeping the office laughing!

Heather B. Dunn, Real Estate Broker can be reached at

Phone 919.219.1941

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