Wake Forest 27587 Magazine

Summer 2017

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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Wake Forest 27587 Magazine | Summer 2017 45 But, she said, it's about to go on the mar- ket. "Yes, we have to downsize," she said, "but we're building (a new home) in the same neighborhood. … I love living down- town." Within eyeshot is Moss Landing Harbor Homes, a new community of what ultimate- ly will be 38 homes, many for new arrivals who can relax at the just opened clubhouse or embark on a kayak or canoe tour from the community's 92-slip marina. "e water's beautiful. I love seeing the people walk around … people who are, gen- erally speaking, in a good mood being by the water," said Jim Wiley of Raleigh-based Bea- con Street Development Co., the Moss Landing developer. "My grandfather found it first," Wiley said of the location. "My dad was raised in Little Washington. He was one of five children." Tom Atkins, the broker-in-charge at e Rich Company, has the pulse of the market. "e average price for a non-water- front home is about $150,000," he said. "Building lots can be purchased at under $20,000, and waterfront building lots aver- age $50,000-$75,000, with prime lots going for $300,000." To underscore the appeal, Atkins had this to say: "e best sunrises and sunsets on Planet Earth." Continued on 48 ❱❱ PHILIP M. READ The circa 1900 Queen Anne known as the Charles Hassell House is just steps from the waterfront and Washington's historic Main Street. "I just love living downtown," said Angela Crisp, touching up the paint on her fence.

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