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 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
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!

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