RALEIGH CITY PROFILE
Raleigh, North Carolina was once just a capitol city of government buildings mixed with historical districts, but today it has become one of the top real estate destinations in the country for both residential and corporate real estate!
Raleigh is one of three cities that make up the Triangle region, the other two being Durham & Chapel Hill.
The downtown Raleigh area is on the move to become the sought after destination with new shopping, convention center, premium hotels and tremendous growth in commercial relocation! You will not be disappointed coming from the big city because Raleigh does provide a fantastic array of museums, top Broadway shows, restaurants, nightlife, concerts & culture!
Here are the primary reasons people continue to move to the Raleigh area!
- The growing economy
- Employment opportunities
- A viable place to start a business and be an entrepreneur!
- A great place to raise a family
- The mild four seasons & beautiful landscape
- World-class education options
- And, overall quality of life!
Top rated, academics on many levels gives Raleigh, North Carolina even more advantages. This is the place to be if you're a die-hard college sports fan!The other factor that makes the Raleigh area unique is the mixture of nice urban and suburban living options. Go to our Raleigh Neighborhoods page to discover the variety of new, resale and historic housing options! Historic areas like Oakwood & Five Points provide urban living at its best by being in the heart of Raleigh’s culture and history! These high demand areas provide homes range from the mid 1800’s up to the 1950’s, and even features some new homes that have been built to model the older styles, but have the more up-to-date features inside that today’s home buyers are looking for.
Large, planned communities such as Bedford at Falls River in North Raleigh offer newer housing options that are surrounded by wonderful amenities, not to mention the close by shopping! More retirees are also continuing to make Raleigh their top destination for retirement! They have simply had enough of the higher cost of living, taxes and insurance, bad weather and general rat race!
The Raleigh, NC area has now become the area of choice, even over Florida, Arizona & California! Feel free to visit our Carolina Preserve, Heritage Pines & other active adult community pages to get a better feel for real estate and amenities offered to our 55+ residents.
Raleigh Thumbnail Resource Guide:
- Raleigh, NC Property Tax Rates
- Department of Motor Vehicles
- Raleigh-Wake County Schools
- Raleigh, NC Chamber of Commerce
Raleigh and the Triangle region have all the amenities of big-city life without the high cost of living!