The Future of Real Estate In The
Triangle Area, North Carolina

At NextHome RARE Properties,
relationships are everything.

We could sell you on our all-inclusive systems and technology, the kvCORE platform, invigorating culture, unrivaled marketing, company-provided leads, performance-based coaching, and our highly engaged leadership team. But what really matters to us, and what will really matter to you, is our relationships.

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Our Culture

Our company culture
speaks to who we are.

NextHome RARE Properties is a team of like-minded agents working independently with the added benefit of support from a unified group, sharing knowledge and creating a rich environment for growth both professionally and personally. Our comprehensive proprietary platform puts client-centric marketing, the latest comprehensive technologies, and automated systems at your fingertips. Providing a multifaceted approach to training and development, all designed to support your success.

OUR Managing Broker/Co-Owner

Meet Denise Zirker

Denise is a founding partner of the NextHome RARE Properties team.

Her passion for helping people realize their dreams motivates her dedication to the real estate profession and the agents she supports. As Managing Broker in Charge at NextHome RARE Properties, Denise specializes in the professional development of RARE agents. She utilizes her training as an Authentic Leadership Coach to help team members honor their individual authenticity, creativity and innovation.

OUR Broker/Co-Owner

Meet Patty Topakian

Patty is a senior Broker/Realtor and a founding partner of the NextHome RARE Properties team.

Her dedication to enriching her clients’ lives through real estate has resulted in a reputation for exceptional customer service and she actively shares this knowledge and experience with new agents as a hands-on mentor. NextHome RARE Properties agents know they always have the benefit of Patty’s years of experience behind them for support and encouragement.


We give you the tools you need to succeed.

At NextHome RARE Properties, our agents are provided with a wealth of resources and benefits. Let us show what ORANGE can do for you!


Our agent’s return on investment, along with superior technology, lower royalty and service fees, vendor selections, and other services are all designed to substantially drive down the costs for agents to pursue their careers.


No more trying to figure out how to do this yourself. We’ve got you covered with easy to implement templates and how to videos. Get the website traffic you deserve with our fully integrated system.


NextHome provides a variety of training options to suit your schedule and learning style. Monthly webinars and pre-recorded videos are available to help you master the various tools available to you as a NextHome agent. Additionally, you’ll have access to in-person training by our Brokers customized to suit your needs. We believe in a team approach to real estate which means you’ll never feel alone.


Our annual conferences are about making connections with old and new friends alike. Held at dynamic locations across the country, the NextHome corporate conference provides renowned speakers and educational breakout sessions that will reinvigorate your passion for real estate while celebrating your past year’s accomplishments!


On-demand, web-based and live training on our programs and services. Communicate directly with a live NextHome corporate support staff person that is focused on responding promptly and accurately to your questions. Or, ask your broker!


Leads are generated from a variety of sources that we provide to you, including your personal website Features Listings program, Mobile Connect, Trulia Profile and Reach 150 profile – all with no referral fees. We are about providing quality leads, not quantity or time-consuming leads.


At NextHome your listings will syndicate to hundreds of different websites. The power of our National Listing Distribution program gives your listings unparalleled exposure to all key homebuyer web search sites and the best opportunity to sell your listings fast, for the highest price possible.


Life is on the move and real estate happens everywhere. Transact, market, and execute your business anywhere, anytime. Our technology, advertising, marketing, and training are all integrated and part of the package. Experience a comprehensive platform and full set of easy–to-use services all in one place.


With NextHome, you no longer need to print off any of your transaction documents, we’re paperless! This is , right? Who wants to try and carry around all those contracts, property sheets, and contact forms? Everything you need is located in one central system with DocuSign and DocuSign Transaction Rooms.


Our state-of-the-art CMA system enables you to create stunning presentations, Buyer Tours, Property Reports and Flyers in minutes. Arrive at your listing appointments with the most comprehensive data and impressive presentation tools.

The Academy

A qualified NextHome coach can help you double down, find ways to scale your business, achieve this and so much more. Taught by top leaders and producers within NextHome, the courses offered by The Academy have been specially designed to increase your production.

Day One

A comprehensive 12-week course designed to launch NextHome agents into production. Each module includes instruction, group activities, handouts, and exercises. We cover working with buyers/sellers, lead gen, accountability, time management, and everything in between.

NextHome Concierge

When your client buys a new home, provide them with white glove treatment that saves them time and trouble by helping them with forwarding USPS mail, researching local utility service providers, and procuring homeowner’s insurance – all with a single phone call and follow-up email.

Technology & Marketing

Transforming real estate with an
unparalleled suite of services.


We re-imagined what a yard sign should look like in front of a home. How can the look, feel and quality of the brand draw attention and consumer interest? The colors we use pop and draw attention. The shape, content, and layout offers a clean, professional look in the front of your client’s home.


How many brokerages offer a CRM solution as an included benefit? kvCORE’s Smart CRM automatically engages more contacts and helps you close more deals. As the #1 rated CRM app, Smart CRM allows you to validate and route leads, nurture prospects, and pursue opportunities.


Our integration with DocuSign Transaction Rooms and eSignature helps our agents keep the transaction process simple, secure, and convenient for everyone involved. It elevates the experience for home buyers and sellers, showing them first-hand the value of NextHome agents.


The Mobile Connect platform includes a special QR and text code that can be hung on your listing signs, making it easy to market the property to more buyers. Every buyer can save your custom mobile web app on their phones to get instant listing information on any listing in the MLS.

Core Present

CORE Present is the next-generation CMA and presentation builder that helps you win the listing, win the offer, and wow clients every time.  Create engaging CMA’s and buyer tours in minutes that can be presented digitally or printed and bound for a lasting first impression.


An easy-to-use, MLS-integrated marketing platform for creating customized property and personal marketing in minutes. Our system is customized to NextHome branding and offers hundreds of design options to choose from. Both print and web marketing options are available.


Meet Luke

Luke is friend, mascot, and brand ambassador of NextHome Inc. He is responsible for being the most loyal companion you’ll ever meet and putting the Frenchie in franchise. He’s orange and bright and widely adopted by NextHomies (and people who steal lawn signs) across the country.

Luke loves real estate as much as we do and is a huge part of our culture. We celebrate his birthday every year on June 15, the day a human named Luke created him at Pentagram. He helps us connect people with their homes, helps connect us with communities across the country and with each other. He warmly reminds us every day that home is where your dog is.


Created for the top 10 percent of the market, the Casan Collection recognizes that luxury lives everywhere. Brokers and agents who service high-end properties have access to a suite of brand materials, also by Pentagram, to deliver a distinct next-level experience.


NextHome invested in a 360-degree, industry-leading design program by the world’s largest independent design consultancy. We’re thrilled to be able to deliver an immediate and striking visual identity that attracts buyers and sellers to our network and your listings.

kvCORE Open House

A lead capture tool created specifically for open house events! Attendees enter their information, which is immediately passed into kvCORE’s CRM. Once in kvCORE, the system will automatically set up search alerts, and automated campaigns will begin to market to the attendees.


As a Casan certified professional, you can bring high-end residences to life through dynamic visuals, 3D home tours, picture carousels, animations, and auditory enhancements using Studeo. Connection begins with storytelling. This is where Casan stands out above the rest.

Market Pulse

Agents need to know market conditions like the back of their hand. Market Pulse gives you the tools you need to capture the homeowner’s attention. Whether via social media or email campaigns, you can share the local stats and charts along with your interpretation of the data.


Time + Money

Our products and services modernize your technology and minimize agent costs out of pocket.


Let’s Chat

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Then let’s chat so we can show what ORANGE can do for you!


NextHome RARE Properties


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