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Triumph Times Two: The Edwards Brothers Share Insight into Entrepreneurship and Real Estate Investing

Randall Graham - Thursday, March 02, 2017

Managing Principals and Co-Founders of The Edwards Companies, Edwards Capital Partners, Orange Elephant Painting & Restoration, Orange Elephant Property Maintenance, and Edwards Insurance Partners, Kelly and Chris Edwards, have landed on the cover of the March-April 2017 edition of Think Realty Magazine. In the "Master Investor" series column, ONE STEP AT A TIME, the Edwards share their story and the ups and downs of chasing their entrepreneurial dreams and the challenges of real-life real estate investing. Read the full column here. Think Realty Magazine is the nation's leading publication for privately owned single and multifamily real estate investments with a circulation base of 25,000+ readers.  The magazine is available on the shelves of Barnes & Noble bookstores and in the business and finance section of most airports nationwide.  Digital and hard copies of the publication can be purchased online by visiting the website.   Read More

The Edwards Companies Makes List of Best Property Managers by

Randall Graham - Friday, September 16, 2016

The Edwards Companies has landed on the 2016 list of Best Property Managers by The unranked list recognizes the top Real Estate and | The Edwards Companies | Best Property Managers in Raleigh NCManagement brands in the greater Triangle area. The 20-company list was finalized by first analyzing 270 Triangle area Property Management companies, says In doing so, twenty-five variables across six key categories were reviewed, including company reputation, community and client engagement, professionalism, experience, company availability, and corporate credibility. Other firms making the list were well-established Triangle real estate names including: Coldwell Banker Howard Perry and Walston, Pace Realty Group, Phoenix Realty, Henry Property Management, and more. Based in Seattle, WA, is a leading online resource linking consumers with top industry experts and professionals in major cities nationwide. See the entire list of "Best Property Managers" Read More

Raleigh Ranks High for Buy-and-Hold ROI

Kelly Edwards - Wednesday, September 16, 2015

While the returns for Buy-and-Hold investors have cooled in some major markets, RRaleigh NC Top for Buy-to-Rent Returnsaleigh, NC (Wake County) continues to rank atop the lists for rental growth ROI making the city one of the best markets for long term residential real estate investment, says RealtyTrac, a leading national source housing and real estate research. Raleigh and Wake County are among the areas where Buy-to-Rent returns increased from a year ago. Other cities making the list are Charlotte, Los Angeles, Seattle, Philadelphia, Cincinnati, and Columbus.  Read More

Edwards Bros Teach Life Lessons One Property at a Time

Randall Graham - Tuesday, September 01, 2015

RALEIGH - September 1, 2015 -- Managing Principals and Co-Founders of The Edwards Companies, twin brothers Chris and Kelly Edwards, are set to launch a foundation to guide the firm’s charitable endeavors. Chris Edwards and Kelly Edwards | The Edwards CompaniesThe Edwards Bros Youth Builders Foundation will help direct the company's philanthropic initiative with a focus on the mentoring of youth within the downtown Raleigh area.   Read More

The Edwards Companies Enters Alternative Real Estate Investment Market With Subsidiary

Kelly Edwards - Tuesday, June 23, 2015

RALEIGH – June 23, 2015The Edwards Companies (TEC), a Raleigh, NC - based investment real estate firm focused on single and multifamily residential real estate acquisitions, announced today that it would expand into the alternative real estate investment space through a subsidiary interest, The Edwards-Foster Holding Co. (EFHC). The EFHC fund will initially concentrate resources on the affordable housing sector with the potential entrance into additional markets in the near future.   Read More

Edwards Bros Featured in ECU Business Alumni Magazine

Kelly Edwards - Sunday, May 17, 2015

Stocknotes, the official Alumni magazine of the East Carolina University College of Business, recently featured The Edwards Companies: Kelly Edwards Raleigh NC and Chris Edwards Raleigh NCChris Edwards and Kelly Edwards - Founding Partners of The Edwards Companies - in its Spring 2015 issue.  The segment highlights the brothers' thriving business model and steady growth within the Downtown Raleigh real estate market. "We're always grateful for the recognition by our alma mater,  East Carolina University.  Our experience and association with the ECU College of Business has and will continue to serve us well into the future.  We're looking forward to growing our partnership with the University in the years to come," Chris Edwards says.  
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Dynamic Duo: Alumni Brothers Revitalize Neighborhoods

Randall Graham - Thursday, February 05, 2015

Kelly Edwards and Chris Edwards Raleigh NCThe Chanty, the official blog of the East Carolina University Alumni Association, recently featured The Edwards Companies and its Founding Partners Kelly Edwards and Chris Edwards.  The piece showcases the brothers' success and contribution to the Triangle area and Downtown Raleigh real estate market.

"As passionate alumni of East Carolina, we're extremely humbled by our university's recognition of our work here in the Triangle." says Kelly.  "We look back on our time in Greenville with great fondness and are proud graduates of the ECU MBA program."

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Funding Your Retirement with Income Producing Real Estate

Kelly Edwards - Tuesday, February 03, 2015

Individuals invest in income producing properties for several reasons…some as a means to realize a steady “passive” income stream, but for others it’s a method by which they wish to The Edwards Companies: Funding Your Retirement with Real Estate Investmentsfund their retirement. While all investments involve some level of risk, at the present time there are few safer investments than downtown Raleigh, NC real estate – for those who truly know this market.  A discussion on retirement strategies may not sound like the most invigorating of topics, but it’s one worth prioritizing…sooner than later – and if you're a real estate junkie like we are – then it’s very exciting!    Read More

Brothers In Arms (PREI Magazine feature article)

Randall Graham - Friday, January 23, 2015

The Edwards Companies' Co-Founders and Managing Principals - Kelly Edwards and Chris Edwards - were recently The Edwards Companies: Kelly Edwards Raleigh NC and Chris Edwards Raleigh NCfeatured in the January-February 2015 edition of Personal Real Estate Investor Magazine, the nation's leading personal real estate investment publication. The magazine is available on the shelves of Barnes & Noble bookstores nationwide or can be purchased digitally by visiting the links below.    Read More

Pair of Investors on a Roll...(TBJ News)

Randall Graham - Monday, October 13, 2014

Co-Founders and Managing Partners of The Edwards Companies, Kelly Edwards and Chris Edwards, were featured inThe Edwards Companies: Kelly Edwards and Chris Edwards | Triangle Business Journal the Morning Edition news brief of The Triangle Business Journal.  The following is a transcript of the original piece by Rebecca Troyer, Managing Editor, published October, 13, 2015.
Twin brothers Chris and Kelly Edwards are on a roll in southeast Raleigh, buying up houses with the intention of remodeling them and renting them as an investment. Their plan is to buy properties in need of repairs in an area they think will become more popular as downtown Raleigh continues to develop. So far they've bought 20.  As an example, they purchased a house for $65,000 and are now selling it for $200,000, reports WRAL. The brief may also be found by visiting the Triangle Business Journal website.   Read More

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