All posts by mark jackson

Happy Memorial Day

We owe this freedom of choice and action to those men and women in uniform who have served this nation and its interests in time of need. In particular, we are forever indebted to those who have given their lives that might be free. – Ronald Reagan 



Freedom Balloon Fest | May 26 – 29

Hot air balloons will fill the Southwest Wake sky this Memorial Day weekend as the annual Freedom Balloon Fest kicks off Friday in Fuquay-Varina. Festival-goers will also enjoy live entertainment, musical performances, fair food and more. Produced by nonprofit Project UpLift USA, the Freedom Balloon Fest helps to raise money to support the organization’s services to […]


Triangle Home Prices Rose in April

The spring real estate market got off to an early start in January with accelerated growth leading to a 14.4 percent year-over-year increase in closed sales in March that left many wondering what April would hold. The answer? A new listings plateau that pushed average home sales prices up 8 percent compared to the year […]


HPW Open Houses | May 20 – 21

With a real estate market as hot as this week’s 90-degree weather, you need to be on the house hunting ball, buyers. It’s time to take the home buying process seriously. So, how do you buy in a seller’s market? Start with a real estate agent. Our Coldwell Banker Howard Perry and Walston team has […]


Got To Be NC Festival | May 19 – 21

An exciting weekend lies ahead in Raleigh at the Got To Be NC Festival hosted at the N.C. State Fairgrounds from Friday through Sunday. A down-home celebration of all things North Carolina, this annual event is free to attend and fun for all. From carnival games, farm animals and equipment to live musical acts, and […]




HPW Open Houses | May 13 – 14

Whether you already know what Triangle neighborhood you want to live in—perhaps Stillwater, North Ridge, 12 Oaks, Carlton Pointe, or Colony Woods—or are just starting to figure that out, our local real estate agents can help you find the home you want. Our Coldwell Banker Howard Perry and Walston real estate team has listed homes […]


Pre-Approval vs. Pre-Qualification

Content prepared by Towne Mortgage of the Carolinas for Coldwell Banker Howard Perry and Walston You’ve probably heard the terms pre-approval and pre-qualification thrown around as you prepare to purchase a home. While they might sound alike, don’t make the mistake of believing that they are the same thing. Think of pre-qualification as the very first step […]