Bill Dandridge

Monthly Archives: January 2011

This past year, several of our neighborhoods in Durham were selected to have energy-efficient upgrades made to their houses by taking part in the Neighborhood Energy Retrofit Program (NERP). This project is made available through President Obama’s American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009.  The upgrades are being funded through the Department of Energy and the Environmental Protection Agency. The homes that applied for, and were accepted into the program, will have… Read More

There are many reasons that Durham’s revitalization has been touted by impressed visitors, but it is really something to see us listed by The New York Times as one the “The 41 Places to Go in 2011.” Here is the text from the Saturday, January 8th edition of this great newspaper: “A decade ago, downtown Durham was a place best avoided after sundown. But as revitalization has transformed abandoned tobacco factories and… Read More

Home Sellers: Cut to the Chase in Home Repairs and Enhancements 2011 opens as a strong buyer’s market so home sellers must be on their toes to give their homes maximum appeal. Not only should sellers complete the home repairs they know must be made, they should also hire a certified home inspector to thoroughly and impartially evaluate their properties. If this inspection results in a fix-it list, review the list with… Read More