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Virtual Tour: "Franklin" Model

August 4, 2012
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It's been awhile since I posted photos of some of the homes being built in Briar Chapel, so I thought I would start sharing some on a more regular basis. Here is a tour of the Tudor elevation of the "Franklin" plan that was built on Lot 16 along D...

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Education Programs Near Briar Chapel

July 28, 2012
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Home to some of the country’s finest universities, the Triangle has a long-standing tradition of academic excellence. Chatham County upholds this tradition with a number of innovative schools and educational programs for Briar Chapel residents:· ...

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Video Tour: "Bynum" Model

July 23, 2012
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Saussy Burbank's "Bynum D" is one of their more popular plans in Briar Chapel. This particular home has 4 bedrooms, 3.5 baths, and is approximately 2370 sqft.To schedule a showing, please contact Jen Winkler at 919-593-3662.

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Home Sales Up & Mortgage Rates Down

July 15, 2012
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Home Sales Up & Mortgage Rates Down

The big housing news here in the Triangle is that home sales were up 19% in June, according to the most recent data out from the Triangle Multiple Listing Service, while inventory is down 27% overall. These are fantastic numbers, particularly if y...

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Video Tour: "Villa Nandina" Model

July 3, 2012
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M/I Homes built this "Villa Nandina A" as their model in Briar Chapel. This particular home has 3 bedrooms, 3 baths, and approximately 2243 sqft. To schedule a showing, please contact Jen Winkler at 919-593-3662.

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Interview on Triangle Business Today: Customization Sells Homes

June 24, 2012
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Jeremy Salemson, CEO of Corporate Investors Mortgage Group, blogs about economic trends and data and their impact on Triangle business. Each week, he interviews a Triangle-area business leader for a personal look at the local economy.This week, Jeremy ...

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Green Partners of the Year Award Ceremony at Briar Chapel

June 15, 2012
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Green Partners of the Year Award Ceremony at Briar Chapel

Green Home Builders of the Triangle Council and the NAHB Research Center hosted an awards presentation yesterday to honor the local building industry companies who were named 2011 NAHB Research Center Green Partners of the Year this spring. The ceremon...

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CHS Celebrates Graduation at Briar Chapel – Aerial Style

June 9, 2012
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CHS Celebrates Graduation at Briar Chapel – Aerial Style

Congratulations to the Class of 2012 of Carrboro High School, who recently had their graduation party at the Briar Club in Briar Chapel. Check out this incredible aerial photo they took...

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Infographic: Why Buy in Briar Chapel?

May 28, 2012
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Infographic: Why Buy in Briar Chapel?

Located just eight miles from downtown Chapel Hill, Briar Chapel is the Triangle's largest green home community with wonderful amenities. Intentionally integrated into the natural landscape with 900 acres of preserved open space, this ...

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Infographic: Why Buy Here?

May 14, 2012
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Infographic: Why Buy Here?

The Triangle – Raleigh, Durham and Chapel Hill, NC – has it all. Whether you're looking for top-notch education, excellent medical care, a great job market, delicious food, tons of cultural opportunities, or Southern hospitality and charm, th...

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Infographic: Why Buy Now?

May 8, 2012
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Infographic: Why Buy Now?

With interest rates at record lows and home prices at amazingly affordable levels, it’s a great time to buy! Check out the infographic below for more information.View Full Size

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7th Annual Green Home Tour Starts Today!

May 5, 2012
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7th Annual Green Home Tour Starts Today!

The 7th Annual Triangle Green Home Tour starts this weekend! This free, self-guided event will feature 26 entries, and will be held on May 5-6 and 12-13, 2012 from Noon to 6pm.As always, the tour will allow you to examine a number of green building fe...

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Nationwide Open House April 28-29, 2012

April 24, 2012
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Nationwide Open House April 28-29, 2012

To kick off the Spring-buying season, Briar Chapel will be joining thousands of Realtors across the country in a Nationwide Open House this weekend, April 28-29, 2012. Everyone is encouraged to come out and preview available inventory and take advantag...

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Video: Reasons to Love Briar Chapel

April 18, 2012
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Video: Reasons to Love Briar Chapel

Kudos to Emily Pike again for another excellent video for Briar Chapel's Best Buddy Contest. This one is entitled, "Reasons to Love Briar Chapel," and does a great job capturing the great lifestyle we enjoy here. Be sure to come out on the 21st for a s...

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Video: Briar Chapel’s Community Garden

April 15, 2012
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Video: Briar Chapel’s Community Garden

Kudos to Emily Pike, a resident of Briar Chapel, for this video of The Briar Patch Community Garden for the Best Buddy Contest...

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Briar Chapel Developer & Builders Win Top Honors at 2012 MAME Awards

April 13, 2012
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Briar Chapel Developer & Builders Win Top Honors at 2012 MAME Awards

Briar Chapel was a big winner at this year's MAME Awards (Major Achievements in Marketing Excellence) from the Triangle Sales and Marketing Council of the N.C. Home Builders Association. The event was held last night at the LEED Silver Certified Ral...

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Video: Homes By Dickerson’s High-Performance Model Home

April 12, 2012
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Video: Homes By Dickerson’s High-Performance Model Home

Kudos to Merle Braley, a resident of Briar Chapel, for this video on some of the green features of Homes By Dickerson's high-performance model home for the Best Buddy Contest...

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Save the Date: 7th Annual Green Home Tour in May

April 9, 2012
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Save the Date: 7th Annual Green Home Tour in May

Please mark your calendars and plan to join us for the 7th Annual Green Home Tour, which will be kicking off in Briar Chapel this year! The tour will be held on the following Saturdays and Sundays in May: 5-6 & 12-13, 2012 from Noon to 6pm.The ann...

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Several Briar Chapel Builders Named 2011 Green Partners of the Year

April 4, 2012
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Several Briar Chapel Builders Named 2011 Green Partners of the Year

Congratulations to Homes By Dickerson, M/I Homes and Saussy-Burbank for being named 2011 Green Partners of the Year by the NAHB Research Center. These members of Briar Chapel's builder team were among only a handful of residential building compani...

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20th Annual Parade of Playhomes Fundraiser

March 31, 2012
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20th Annual Parade of Playhomes Fundraiser

Saussy Burbank, one of the builders here in Briar Chapel, is participating in the 20th Annual Parade of Playhomes Fundraiser going on now.Their entry, "Firehouse #1" (pictured here) is on display until April 7th at The Streets at Southpoint in Durham, ...

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