Diane Lea presents an extensive knowledge and love of historic homes. Through North Carolina Fine Architecture, she adds a comprehensive array of skills and experience in the analysis and marketing of distinctive properties, more than 25 years in public and private historic preservation, experience in historic ordinance development, training in historic architecture and design, real estate marketing, and more.
She also offers access to a network of qualified appraisers, architects, builders and craftsmen, mortgage lenders and brokers, and other historic homes specialists. Diane Lea is an expert resource and adviser in historic preservation with proven success in the purchase and sale of historic homes and other fine properties.
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The William C. Coker House, constructed in 1908, and located in Chapel Hill’s Franklin-Rosemary Historic District is a contributing structure in the town’s earliest National Register Historic District and is now on the Study List for individual Nomination to the … Continue reading
With the new year, it is always a pleasure to consider what lies ahead and take a few glances back. Especially when one has the opportunity to continue a career working in historic preservation and the marketing of historic homes … Continue reading
Snapshots of Old Chapel Hill, Historic Homes Located in the Franklin-Rosemary Chapel Hill NC Historic District
The Woolen-Roberts-Welsh House (ca. 1935) 517 Hooper Lane Chapel Hill, NC Often the homes that come to mind when I look back on a career spent marketing historic properties with North Carolina Estates, Inc., are those with particularly memorable owners. … Continue reading
I am delighted to invite you to share my experiences with North Carolina’s most distinguished real estate. The opportunity to write about fine architecture–historic homes, modernist residences and buildings, and properties suitable for conservation and preservation–is exciting. Please contact me … Continue reading