The greater Raleigh area consistently ranks as one of the top metropolitan areas to live and work in the United States. There are several cities and towns around the capital city of Raleigh, each with unique characteristics. Choose a city below for more information and to find available home information:
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Apex downtown reflects the town's rich historical beginning. Apex was first settled around 1867 and was incorporated in 1873. The name "Apex" was adopted because the community was the highest point on the Chatham Railroad between Richmond, Virginia and Jacksonville, Florida.
Average Listing Price: $679,155
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Cary is a thriving community in the heart of the Triangle area of North Carolina, between Raleigh and renowned Research Triangle Park. The Triangle area repeatedly has ranked among the top regions in the country to live or work, to find a home or start a business, to raise a family or retire.
Average Listing Price: $682,749
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Home of the UNC Tarheels, Chapel Hill's beautiful rolling hills, convenience to Research Triangle Park and bustling Franklin Street life make it an ideal location for work and play.
Average Listing Price: $825,752
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Just southwest of Raleigh, Clayton is a fast growing town with convenient access to I-40, making it a popular location for those working in the Raleigh or RTP areas.
Average Listing Price: $390,141
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The "Bull City" as it is known, Durham features a thriving cultural downtown with the Durham Performing Arts Center and the Durham Bulls minor league baseball team.
Average Listing Price: $499,884
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Fuquay-Varina is located in the garden spot of Wake County and the path of progress of the Research Triangle Park and is changing with each passing day.
Average Listing Price: $446,416
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Garner celebrated its 100 year Centennial in May 2005. Garner is located approximately 8 miles south of Raleigh, the capital city of North Carolina. Its close proximity to Raleigh, Garner is a place that has a small town feel with uptown access to everything Raleigh.
Average Listing Price: $403,074
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Holly Springs is a progressive town dedicated to keeping its family-centered feel. Conveniently located in southern Wake County, Holly Springs a short drive from the state capital. Come by and visit us! From the past to the present, from the small-town atmosphere where people still know each other by name.
Average Listing Price: $618,846
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Located just east of the capital city of Raleigh, Knightdale has a recorded heritage that dates back to the colonial era in American history.
Average Listing Price: $442,633
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Morrisville offers residents a superb quality of life. Our businesses are thriving, our neighborhoods are safe, our winters are mild and our summers are warm. Centrally-located between the majestic Blue Ridge Mountains to the west and the legendary Outer Banks and Atlantic Coast to the east, Morrisville enjoys an average year round temperature of 60 degrees.
Average Listing Price: $581,853
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Located in Chatham County just west of Wake County, Pittsboro is one of the fastest growing small towns in the state. Convenient to Jordan Lake and Chapel Hill, Pittsboro boasts of small town living with modern conveniences in a natural environment.
Average Listing Price: $729,478
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Raleigh is the capital of the State of North Carolina and the county seat of Wake County. Raleigh is known as the "City of Oaks" for its many oak trees, though pine trees are the dominant species. It is the second most populous city in North Carolina, after Charlotte
Average Listing Price: $625,576
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Rolesville, the small town with a bright future, is a town with the goal of guiding and maintaining a community that has a small town atmosphere while still being close enough to the large city and its offerings. Rolesville is the second oldest town in Wake County making it a great place to live, work, play, relax, and raise a family
Average Listing Price: $541,297
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Downtown Sanford, Inc. (DSI) is a 501c(3) non-profit dedicated to the economic health and quality of life in Downtown Sanford, North Carolina.
Average Listing Price: $203,258
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Wake Forest is located in northern Wake County and is a progressive community with a vibrant downtown that boasts more than 100 businesses, including several outstanding restaurants and specialty shops.
Average Listing Price: $641,472
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Wendell is a beautiful, small, historic town nestled just 10 miles east of Raleigh in North Carolina's Wake County. The Town of Wendell started in the 1850s when tobacco farmers in Granville County were hit with what came to be known as the Granville County Wilt.
Average Listing Price: $423,658
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Zebulon owes its existence to the decision made by the Raleigh and Pamlico Sound Railroad Company, which decided to bring the rail through a dense pine forest between the Whitley and Horton family farms in 1906. Even though it continues to grow and prosper, Zebulon still offers a close knit community and remains, "The Town of Friendly People".
Average Listing Price: $380,501
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