Category Archives: Around the Triangle

The Best Okra Recipes

Our southern staple okra is finally coming back into season. Go by the NC State Farmers market this week and try one of these recipes! FRIED  Fried Okra 1 cup cornmeal ½ cup all-purpose flour 1½ teaspoons salt ½ teaspoon pepper 3 cups fresh okra, washed and cut into ½-inch slices ½ cup bacon drippings […]


Raleigh ranks in top 10

Raleigh Skyline

We’re not surprised Raleigh tops the ranks for best cities to live. With abundant culture, attractions, events, nightlife, and good eats, Raleigh is an affordable hot spot for just about anyone. However, we think there are small towns in the Triangle worth mentioning as best places to live. What is “The Triangle” The Triangle got its […]






How to Pick the Perfect Durham Community

Durham skyline with the American Tobacco Campus view at twilight.

Durham is a “little big” city. It has the close-knit feel of a small town with all the big amenities and attractions of a major metropolitan area. The school district is top-notch, the parks are beautiful, and you’ll never run out of tasty new restaurants to try. There’s also a plethora of wonderful neighborhoods, and […]




Thank You, Durham!

We are thrilled to announce that we were recently voted one of the Best Real Estate Company in Durham! This is an incredible honor for so many reasons. The North Carolina Triangle is a one-of-a-kind area, and Durham is a special community. Best of in Durham Not only was our team, Real Estate by Design, […]