Posts Tagged ‘ Briar Chapel ’

Boulder Park Coming to Briar Chapel

January 18, 2013
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Boulder Park Coming to Briar Chapel

Briar Chapel will be unveiling a new park in April, it's largest one to date! Boulder Park, named after the massive boulders that were found while grading the site of this picturesque two acre landscape, will include a number of new amenities for resi...

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Nest Learning Thermostats Gaining Popularity in Briar Chapel

January 5, 2013
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A growing number of Briar Chapel homeowners and builders are installing the Nest Learning Thermostat in their high-perforamance homes to improve efficiency and comfort. This nifty little device was designed by Tony Fadell, the guy who designed Apple's...

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Weather Forecast for Briar Chapel this Saturday: SNOW!

December 14, 2012
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Weather Forecast for Briar Chapel this Saturday: SNOW!

Briar Chapel is hosting a Winter Wonderland this Saturday from 2-4pm, and you're invited.At the event, children of all ages will get to enjoy:snow & sledding (!!!)greeting Santadecorating cookieswriting letters to Santahot chocolate and ciderm...

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Briar Chapel Featured In November Issue of Builder & Developer Magazine

December 1, 2012
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Briar Chapel Featured In November Issue of Builder & Developer Magazine

Builder and Developer magazine, a national homebuilding trade magazine, recently featured Briar Chapel in its November issue. Readers of the publication typically include top industry executives, sales and marketing teams, architects, desigers, en...

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Making Sense of Home Energy Ratings

November 23, 2012
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Making Sense of Home Energy Ratings

When looking at the high-performance homes being built in Briar Chapel, you will often hear us refer to a home's "HERS" rating. Let's take a minute to explain what this is and how it helps predict energy consumption.The HERS (Home Energy Rating System)...

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4th Annual 6BC Endurance Bike Race & 7th Annual Fat Tire Festival this Sunday!

November 16, 2012
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4th Annual 6BC Endurance Bike Race & 7th Annual Fat Tire Festival this Sunday!

The 4th Annual 6BC Endurance Bike Race and 7th Annual Fat Tire Festival are coming to Briar Chapel this Sunday, November 18th! Starting at 9am, join Briar Chapel residents as they cheer on the race participants, who will be ranked by how...

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For Sale: 70 Dark Forest Drive

November 10, 2012
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For Sale: 70 Dark Forest Drive

If you love Homes By Dickerson's "Bristol" floor plan, but missed your chance to make an offer on their former model or their award-winning 2012 Parade of Homes entry, then you'll want to take a look at 70 Dark Forest Drive!This home sits on ...

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Benefits of Briar Chapel’s Saltwater Pools

November 3, 2012
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Benefits of Briar Chapel’s Saltwater Pools

Residents of Briar Chapel enjoy a number of great amenities, including two saline (saltwater) swimming pools, which have a number of advantages over other types of pools: Better Comfort: One of the most noticeable advantages of Briar Chapel's salt...

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Report Indicates Triangle Housing Market Continues Positive Growth

October 26, 2012
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The Triangle Multiple Listing Service has just released their local market update for September 2012, and the trend continues to show positive growth.Here are some of the highlights:Closed Sales were up 19% in year over year data.Pending...

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Four Briar Chapel Homes Named 2012 Parade of Homes Winners

October 19, 2012
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Four Briar Chapel Homes Named 2012 Parade of Homes Winners

Congratulations to three members of Briar Chapel's builder team for nabbing four wins during the 2012 Parade of Homes, presented by the Home Builder’s Association (HBA) of Durham, Orange and Chatham Counties.Gold Award Winners:371 Tobacco Farm Way (H...

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5th Annual Pittsboro Pepper Festival Today!

October 14, 2012
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5th Annual Pittsboro Pepper Festival Today!

The 5th Annual Pittsboro Pepper Festival is being held today, October 14th, from 3-7pm at Briar Chapel's newest park, the Briar Commons. Come celebrate the food and drinks made from the Piedmont’s sustainable farmers, chefs, brewers and artisans! ...

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Virtual Tour: "Bristol" Parade Home

September 30, 2012
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Homes By Dickerson's "Bristol" is one of the 2012 Parade of Homes entries in Briar Chapel this year, which just started this weekend. Situated near the cul-de-sac on Dark Forest and backing up to a wooded buffer, this home has a number of eye-catc...

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Mortgage Rate & Inventory Levels Update

September 24, 2012
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One of the questions I'm most often asked by homebuyers these days has to do with where mortgage rates are heading. Since I don't have a crystal ball, nor am I a mortgage broker, I usually refer them to one of my preferred lenders. What I ca...

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2012 Parade of Homes Features Six Briar Chapel Green Homes

September 22, 2012
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2012 Parade of Homes Features Six Briar Chapel Green Homes

Now in its 29th year, the 2012 Parade of Homes in Durham, Orange & Chatham Counties will be held over the next three weekends: September 29-30, October 5-7 and October 12-14, 2012 from Noon-5pm each day. This is a free, self-guided tour showca...

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Annual Briar Chapel "Pups in the Pool" Event a Huge Success

September 16, 2012
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Annual Briar Chapel "Pups in the Pool" Event a Huge Success

Once the pool season comes to a close each year, it's a tradition for Briar Chapel residents to bring their dogs for a swim at the annual "Pups in the Pool" event. This year's event had perfect weather and was well attended.  

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Chapel Hill Among Money Magazine’s Best Places to Live

August 22, 2012
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Chapel Hill Among Money Magazine’s Best Places to Live

Money magazine recently selected Chapel Hill as the 10th best small city to live in the United States. In addition to referring to its "town within a park" beauty, the magazine noted the community's strong job opportunities, great schools, low cr...

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Playing Golf Near Briar Chapel

August 21, 2012
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Since many prospective buyers ask me about opportunities to play golf near Briar Chapel, I thought I would share some information about the courses nearby. We have a number of places to play within a short drive... here are just a few of them, listed i...

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Virtual Tour: "Oberlin" Ranch Model

August 20, 2012
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Homes By Dickerson's "Oberlin" is the only true ranch plan currently being built in Briar Chapel. This particular home features an open kitchen, breakfast area and family room with gas log fireplace and access to a covered porch and beautiful cour...

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Briar Chapel Builder Launches New HomeBuilder iPad App

August 17, 2012
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Briar Chapel Builder Launches New HomeBuilder iPad App

Homes By Dickerson, a member of the Briar Chapel builder team, has just released the first edition of its new HomeBuilder iPad App. This app enables users to find and design their home, search floorplans, and get ballpark pricing on some plans. Y...

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Just Listed: 208 Windy Knoll Circle

August 12, 2012
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Homes By Dickerson's former model has been listed for resale in Briar Chapel. Located at the heart of the development near the clubhouse and saltwater pools, this "Bristol" plan was a Gold Winner in the 2010 Parade of Homes and includes a&nbs...

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