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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 ThinkRealty.com website.   Read More

Success by Design: Seven Behaviors Essential to a Winning Construction Project

Kelly Edwards - Tuesday, June 21, 2016

In the July-August 2016 issue of Think Realty Magazine, Co-Founders of The Edwards Companies and Edwards Capital Partners, Kelly Edwards and Chris Edwards, discuss the behaviors essential to successful investment property renovation projects. In the column, Success by Design, the Edwards, who were recently selected as the Think Realty Magazine Rehab Specialist of the Year 2016, provide the critical pieces of the property rehab puzzle. 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 ThinkRealty.com or the Think Realty Magazine website.   Read More

Develop Your Real Estate Relationships Early and Often

Randall Graham - Monday, May 02, 2016

In the May-June 2016 issue of Think Realty Magazine, Co-Founders of The Edwards Companies and Edwards Capital Partners, Kelly Edwards and Chris Edwards, address the importance of developing win-win relationships in the investment real estate industry. In the column, The Customer Is Always Right There, the Edwards discuss various business relationships and their potential impact on the real estate transaction - from buyers and sellers, to tenants and contractors. 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 ThinkRealty.com or the Think Realty Magazine website.   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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The Path to $1,000,000: The Magic Pill (Part 2 of 4)

Kelly Edwards - Wednesday, March 25, 2015

As we glanced around the room it was apparent that we were by far two of the youngest in attendance.  Admittedly, we were anxious about finding the magic pill that would catapult our new real estate venture to the next level. There just had to be a magic pill, right?   The early 2000s were in full swing and we had recently closed on our first property (shown here) located in the sought after Cameron Village area of Raleigh, also known as Inside The Beltline. There was a chill in the air this December evening as Chris and I found ourselves surrounded by a room full of savvy investors.  Most of these folks made a living acquiring and renting properties - as real estate entrepreneurs - or were well on there way to doing so. This was our first visit to the Wake County Apartment Owners Association (WCAOA), an organization of private landlords, rental property owners, and investors that was founded in the early 1980s.   Read More

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

Edwards Brothers Bet on Southeast Raleigh Revival (WRAL.com)

Randall Graham - Sunday, October 12, 2014

On October 12, 2014, Chris Edwards and Kelly Edwards were featured in a news piece by WRAL that showcases
Click to watch video - Kelly Edwards & Chris Edwards of The Edwards Companieshow the Edwards brothers are becoming key players in the revitalization of many neighborhoods in the Downtown Raleigh area and inside the beltline.
The content below is a transcript published on WRAL.com.    Read More


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