Whether you're new to real estate or a seasoned professional HPW is the best place to grow your career.

A Career in Real Estate

A career in real estate provides the ultimate in flexibility and freedom. With personal income directly reflecting dedication and effort, there are no limits to what a self-starting, hard working individual can earn. 

Many surveys have shown that the most successful agents are goal-oriented, persevering, self-motivated, people-oriented and service driven.  They enjoy the potential for high earnings, autonomy, time freedom and the solid satisfaction of knowing they are helping their clients achieve the American Dream.

Join HPW

Coldwell Banker Howard Perry and Walston continues to be the most successful real estate company in the Central North Carolina area.  This long history of success stems from HPW's focused dedication to the growth and development of our integrity and service driven agents.  Our dedication to these core values is the foundation for providing the ultimate in service to our agents and clients. These are just a few of the many reasons that more and more realtors are taking their careers to the pinnacle of success by joining Coldwell Banker Howard Perry and Walston.  Don't you owe it to yourself to join the company that puts its agents first?


Attend Our School

 We are proud to provide a consistent quality of instruction at every class and our down-to-earth informal approach will make your learning experience enjoyable.

Each class is packed with vital information, real-world examples, hands on training, and the practical know-how you need to succeed. 

For your convenience, our classes are taught days, evenings and weekends. New classes are offered year-round.  Click here to visit our real estate school's web site.


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Coldwell Banker Howard Perry and Walston is the Triangle’s leading and largest residential real estate company.

Locally owned and operated for more than 40 years, our full-service real estate agency embraces one simple philosophy: we Help People Win.

From our real estate clients, agents and employees to the Triangle communities in which we serve, we are committed to putting people first. That sincere philosophy has distinguished Coldwell Banker Howard Perry and Walston from the rest and empowered our real estate team to handle more than 8,765 area real estate transactions with over $2.4 billion in sales in 2015.

Our firm has consistently been recognized as one of the top places to work in the Triangle area according to the Triangle Business Journal and has been named the #1 real estate company in the Triangle by REAL Trends, the nation’s leading real estate research resource.

We’re Here to Serve You

Our in-house real estate service offerings range from market title to mortgage helping to ensure we can support all of your homeownership needs at any step of the process. Coldwell Banker Howard Perry and Walston is home to the area’s premier:

  • New Homes division
  • Mortgage and Title companies
  • Insurance Services division
  • Relocation Services division, an award-winning CARTUS network member
  • Real Estate School
  • Rental Services division

Our Talented Team

We have a talented real estate team of more than 900 agents and professional staff committed to Helping People Win at all turns.

As part of our company’s initiative to be the most “wired” real estate firm in the area, we equip our real estate agents with cutting-edge technology to harness the power of the web to help you buy and sell your home.

Each of our agents has been provided with an iPad to establish virtual offices to support their clients’ needs instantaneously. Our agents also have personalized websites complete with a blog and listings syndication to all national and local websites. We’ve even developed our own mobile app that allows our Coldwell Banker Howard Perry and Walston agents and clients to access us from any device at anytime, anywhere.

We operate at numerous locations throughout the Triangle area including offices in Raleigh, Durham, Cary, Chapel Hill, Clayton, Fuquay-Varina, Garner, Goldsboro, Hillsborough, Mebane and Pittsboro. 

Our Leadership

Our Coldwell Banker Howard Perry and Walston leadership team is among the best of the best. Founder and Executive Chairman Don Walston ranks on Swanepoel’s Power 200, which recognizes the residential real estate industry’s most powerful leaders, and has been named among the Triangle’s “Most Influential Business Leaders” by the Triangle Business Journal. Chief Information Officer Chris Walston also earned recognition as the “Best CIO-Private Company” by the same publication.

Supporting our Triangle Neighbors

All of us at Coldwell Banker Howard Perry and Walston are firmly committed to giving back to our community. Through our HPW Foundation, we participate in charitable and community outreach efforts to provide support to various nonprofit organizations and countless individuals throughout the year. 

Our HPW Foundation has donated more than $1 million, thousands of personal supplies, gifts and food to support local families and active military and veterans. Recipient organizations have included Triangle area Habitat for Humanity chapters, the Me Fine Foundation, Military Missions in Action, the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center and many more.

Through our annual Turkeys for the Triangle program, the HPW Foundation has proudly donated more than 20,000 holiday turkeys to feed over 90,000 food-insecure people at Thanksgiving and Christmas.