Raleigh NC Real Estate
Raleigh is one of the fastest growing cities in the country and has consistently been voted as one of the best places to live, work, and raise a family by national magazines and websites. Durham recently was voted as one of the best places to retire based on home costs, activities, and the amazing medical facilities available. The Raleigh NC real estate and Durham NC real estate markets as a result remain very stable.
There are many cities/towns that sit near Raleigh, Durham and Chapel Hill that are considered suburbs. Raleigh NC suburbs include Cary, Garner, Morrisville, Clayton, Wake Forest, Holly Springs, Apex, Fuquay-Varina, Knightdale, Wendell, Rolesville, Zebulon to name a few.
Raleigh itself is often broken down by area: Downtown/Old Raleigh, Midtown Raleigh, Uptown Raleigh, East Raleigh, West Raleigh, North Raleigh, NorthEast Raleigh, South Raleigh and Southeast Raleigh. Many also refer to areas as being either "inside" or "outside" of the beltline. The beltline 440 being a major highway that circles around the city.
The Research Triangle which includes Raleigh, Durham, and Chapel Hill provides employment from both local and national companies. Many of these businesses are technology and medical based, but there are many other types of companies that call this area home. The retail industry is also very strong in Raleigh, Durham, and Chapel Hill. Many people have moved from out of state to this area due to a job opportunity and the great Raleigh NC real estate market.
The Raleigh, Durham and Chapel Hill area has many public, charter and private education options from pre-school all the way through college. We have included links to and info about the county school districts and the private schools in the area.
Time Warner Pavillion, The Raleigh and Koko Booth Ampitheatres all provide outdoor concerts and events from some of the biggest national entertainers. Live performing arts and entertainment can be found at the Durham Performing Arts Center in Durham and The PNC arena and the Progress Energy Center in Raleigh. The PNC arena also brings you the best sports action from hockey and basketball, to mosnter truck races and bull riding. If museums and art galleries are your thing, Raleigh and Durham have it covered. There are events every weekend in the Triangle area and we have included an area events page that list events and links to event calendars for all the happenings in Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill, Cary, Holly Springs, Wake Forest, Garner, Clayton, Fuquay Varina, Apex and all the other towns near the Triangle.
The Carolina Hurricanes – the 2006 NHL Stanley Cup Champions. The Carolina Mudcats and The Durham Bulls both minor baseball teams which provide fin for the whole family. The Carolina RailHawks, a professional soccer team which play in Cary, NC. And lets not forget all the sports associated with NC State, UNC and Duke. These teams provide top notch colllege sports and amazing local local rivalries!