Wake Forest 27587 Magazine

Spring 2019

The quarterly 27587 MAGAZINE is a must-read, in-you-hands publication that strives to give a deeper identity to rapidly growing Wake Forest, N.C. It highlights in-depth stories, targeting higher-income households.

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" After five years I still had the impulse, every ten to twelve months, to find a new home. Spaces became too familiar, too elastic, too accommodating. Boredom and exasperation would set in. And though of course nothing really changed from one roof to another, I liked to harbor the illusion that small variations occurred within, that with each move something was being renewed. " — Chloe Aridjis, Book of Clouds d By Philip M. Read I t's Kristen and Michael's big day. No, it isn't their wedding, but rather move-in day to their spacious new home, the moment they officially traded in their cozy townhouse for a 4-bedroom, 4-bath beauty on a green North Carolina acre. "We came out here and fell in love," an upbeat and visibly pregnant Kristen Walsh said of she and her husband, Michael Walsh, amid the move into a circa 2017 home on the outskirts of Wake Forest. Strong-armed movers are busy lugging sofas, bed frames, mattresses, and boxes into their 3,000-square-foot piece of the American Dream. But coming from a Raleigh townhouse half its size, they admit they have a lengthy "to do" list. "Lots of space. We don't have furniture to fill this house yet," she said. "I didn't want to impulsively buy something. … It will take time." e baggage here includes Hobbs, a Brittany spaniel who knowingly surveys the BOB KARP Alexander Verrill, a mover with Unity Moving & Storage, is silhouetted in the doorway of the Walsh family's new home, sitting on an acre some eight miles from Wake Forest's downtown. "We wanted land and privacy," homeowner Kristen Walsh said.

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