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Wake County NC Real Estate

Wake County, NC real estate is the home of Raleigh, North Carolina's state capital. It's the second most populated county in North Carolina, second to Mecklenberg (Charlotte) and is one of the fastest growing counties in the United States.

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Wake County, NC real estate is the home of Raleigh, North Carolina's state capital. It's the second most populated county in North Carolina, second to Mecklenberg (Charlotte) and is one of the fastest growing counties in the United States.

Raleigh is located in the central part of North Carolina and is part of what is commonly called "The Triangle." The Triangle being the larger region made up for Raleigh, Durham and Chapel Hill.

In recent years, Wake County, NC real estate, and the Triangle have received much recognition from national publications as one of the top places in the United States to live, work and play.

Climate

Wake County, NC real estate is located in a subtropical climate with moderate temperatures in the fall, winter and spring. Summers are much warmer with high humidity.

Wake County, NC real estate and Public Schools

Like a majority of North Carolina counties, Wake County has it's own school district and is the 18th largest public school system in the country.

Colleges and Universities

Wake County, NC real estate is home to a number of major colleges and universities including North Carolina State University, which is one of the three major research universities of The Triangle. UNC Chapel Hill and Duke (Durham) being the other two.

Other Higher Education Institutions:

  • • Meredith College
  • • Peace College
  • • St. Augustine's College
  • • Shaw University
  • • Southern Baptist Theological Seminary
  • • Wake Technical Community College

Sports

Professional Teams

Wake County, more specifically, Raleigh, is home to the National Hockey League's Carolina Hurricanes that play at the RBC Center. Cary is home to the Carolina Railhawks, a soccer team in the United Soccer League that competes at the WakMed Soccer Park.

College Teams

North Carolina State is well known for their basketball and football teams.

Wake County Transportation

By Car

I-40 is the only major interstate to run through Wake County, NC real estate. I-40 has two spur routes, I-440 that makes up the beltline around Downtown Raleigh and I-540, a partially completed loop connecting the towns of Wake Forest, Knightdale, Garner, Apex, Cary, Morrisville, Rolesville and Fuquay-Varina.

By Plane

Raleigh Durham International Airport (RDU) services 45 domestic and international locations and is located in the northwestern part of Wake County, NC real estate.

Commerce

Employment

The Wake County economy is greatly influenced by the Research Triangle Park (RTP), the country's largest industrial research and development park. RTP is a center for U.S. high tech and biotech research. There are over 150 companies located in RTP, with some of the largest being IBM, GlaxoSmithKline and Cisco.

The Raleigh has received a number of accolades and been highly ranked nationally as a best place to find a job and operate a business.

Shopping

There are a number of malls, shopping centers and retail areas scattered throughout Wake County. You can visit one of the major department stores of Triangle Town Center, Crabtree Valley Mall and the Cary Towne Center or enjoy the smaller shops and boutiques in Cameron Village and North Hills.

Recreation

There are 3 state parks located in Wake County, NC real estate: Falls Lake, William B. Umstead and Jordan Lake. Throughout the County there are 152 city parks. One popular park/trail is the American Tobacco Trail, a 22 mile project with 15 miles located in Wake County, NC real estate for walking, cycling and, in parts, horseback riding.

Arts and Entertainment in Wake County

Museums

There are a number of museums located in Wake County, NC real estate, with several state museums including the NC Museum of Art, NC Museum of Natural Science and the NC Museum of History.

Performing Arts

There are several performing arts venues including the Walnut Creek Amphitheatre and the Raleigh Memorial Auditorium at the Progress Entery Center for Performing Arts. Wake County, NC real estate is also home to several professional art organizations including the NC Symphony, Opera Company of NC, NC Theatre and the Carolina Ballet.


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MLS#: 1914354
MLS#: 1914354
5901 Norwood Knolls Way
Raleigh, NC  27614
New Construction, Year Built: 2014, 3 Car Garage
Howard Perry & Walston Realtor Howard Perry & Walston Realtor
$700,000
4 Bed, 5 Bath
4,260 SqFt
1.21 Acres
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MLS#: 1929845
MLS#: 1929845
201 Bordeaux Lane
Cary, NC  27511
Year Built: 1989, 2 Car Garage
Fonville Morisey/Jane A. Purtell & Associates Fonville Morisey/Jane A. Purtell & Associates
$700,000
4 Bed, 4 Bath
4,681 SqFt
0.50 Acres
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MLS#: 1936080
MLS#: 1936080
8245 Whispering Glen Lane
Raleigh, NC  27614
Year Built: 2004, 3 Car Garage
Howard Perry & Walston Realtor Howard Perry & Walston Realtor
$700,000
4 Bed, 5 Bath
4,403 SqFt
3.04 Acres
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MLS#: 1949022
MLS#: 1949022
3205 Carpenter Creek Place
Cary, NC  27519
New Construction, Year Built: 2014, 3 Car Garage
Howard Perry & Walston/Olde Carpenter Howard Perry & Walston/Olde Carpenter
$700,000
4 Bed, 5 Bath
4,034 SqFt
0.35 Acres
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MLS#: 1958452
MLS#: 1958452
1309 Wake Forest Road
Raleigh, NC  27604
Year Built: 2011, 1 Car Garage
Fonville Morisey/Triangle Specialists Fonville Morisey/Triangle Specialists
$700,000
5 Bed, 4 Bath
3,212 SqFt
0.17 Acres
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MLS#: 1960556
MLS#: 1960556
3417 Huckabay Circle
Raleigh, NC  27612
Year Built: 1972, Basement, 1 Car Garage
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices YSU Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices YSU
$700,000
4 Bed, 4 Bath
3,900 SqFt
0.41 Acres
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MLS#: 1960711
MLS#: 1960711
1609 Rutherford Hill Court
Wake Forest, NC  27587
New Construction, Year Built: 2012, 4 Car Garage
Howard Perry & Walston Realtor Howard Perry & Walston Realtor
$700,000
4 Bed, 4 Bath
4,016 SqFt
0.94 Acres
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MLS#: 1929283
MLS#: 1929283
12323 Canolder Street
Raleigh, NC  27614
Year Built: 2001, Basement, 3 Car Garage
Howard Perry & Walston Realtor Howard Perry & Walston Realtor
$704,500
6 Bed, 6 Bath
5,630 SqFt
0.52 Acres
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MLS#: 1946128
MLS#: 1946128
9720 Dayton Court
Raleigh, NC  27617
Year Built: 2009, Basement, 3 Car Garage
Keller Williams Preferred Realty Keller Williams Preferred Realty
$705,000
5 Bed, 5 Bath
4,352 SqFt
0.29 Acres
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MLS#: 1961150
MLS#: 1961150
1112 Swallow Falls Lane
Raleigh, NC  27614
New Construction, Year Built: 2014, 3 Car Garage
Fonville Morisey & Barefoot/Select Homes Fonville Morisey & Barefoot/Select Homes
$709,000
5 Bed, 5 Bath
4,814 SqFt
1.84 Acres
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MLS#: 1947158
MLS#: 1947158
611 Mercer Grant Drive
Cary, NC  27519
New Construction, Year Built: 2014, 2 Car Garage
Howard Perry & Walston Realtor Howard Perry & Walston Realtor
$714,900
5 Bed, 6 Bath
4,738 SqFt
0.33 Acres
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MLS#: 1951860
MLS#: 1951860
500 Greyfriars Lane
Cary, NC  27518
Year Built: 1994, 3 Car Garage
Go Realty Go Realty
$715,000
5 Bed, 5 Bath
4,587 SqFt
0.53 Acres
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MLS#: 1958048
MLS#: 1958048
7303 Pats Branch Drive
Raleigh, NC  27612
Year Built: 2007, Basement, 3 Car Garage
Chelsea Realty Group, LLC Chelsea Realty Group, LLC
$719,900
4 Bed, 5 Bath
5,083 SqFt
0.28 Acres
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MLS#: 1958012
MLS#: 1958012
302 Weycroft Grant Drive
Cary, NC  27519
Year Built: 2007, Basement, 2 Car Garage
Raleigh Cary Realty Inc. Raleigh Cary Realty Inc.
$720,000
6 Bed, 5 Bath
4,260 SqFt
0.30 Acres
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MLS#: 1929687
MLS#: 1929687
12452 Richmond Run Drive
Raleigh, NC  27614
Year Built: 2003, 3 Car Garage
Fonville Morisey/Stonehenge Sales Office Fonville Morisey/Stonehenge Sales Office
$724,900
4 Bed, 4 Bath
5,234 SqFt
0.48 Acres
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MLS#: 1959287
MLS#: 1959287
8604 Lawn Court
Raleigh, NC  27613
Year Built: 1978, Basement, 2 Car Garage
Carolina's Choice Real Estate Carolina's Choice Real Estate
$724,900
5 Bed, 4 Bath
4,806 SqFt
1.08 Acres
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MLS#: 1936084
MLS#: 1936084
208 Oxford Mill Court
Cary, NC  27518
Year Built: 2000, 3 Car Garage
Chadwick Carolinas Realty Group, LLC Chadwick Carolinas Realty Group, LLC
$725,000
5 Bed, 5 Bath
4,401 SqFt
0.68 Acres
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MLS#: 1942140
MLS#: 1942140
10716 Beaver Pond Lane
Raleigh, NC  27614
Year Built: 1992, 2 Car Garage
Howard Perry & Walston Realtor Howard Perry & Walston Realtor
$725,000
4 Bed, 4 Bath
4,200 SqFt
4.02 Acres
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MLS#: 1943374
MLS#: 1943374
940 Stone Falls Trail
Raleigh, NC  27614
Year Built: 1996, 4 Car Garage
Howard Perry & Walston Realtor Howard Perry & Walston Realtor
$725,000
4 Bed, 6 Bath
6,109 SqFt
2.43 Acres
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MLS#: 1951020
MLS#: 1951020
2318 Hales Road
Raleigh, NC  27608
Year Built: 1981
Pace Realty Group, Inc. Pace Realty Group, Inc.
$725,000
3 Bed, 4 Bath
2,829 SqFt
0.30 Acres
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MLS#: 1953211
MLS#: 1953211
11200 Creedmoor Road
Raleigh, NC  27614
Year Built: 1951, Basement
Allen Tate Co. Inc Allen Tate Co. Inc
$725,000
3 Bed, 2 Bath
2,490 SqFt
13.56 Acres
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MLS#: 1953365
MLS#: 1953365
325 Polk Street
Raleigh, NC  27604
Year Built: 1895, Basement, 1 Car Garage
Allen Tate Co. Inc. Allen Tate Co. Inc.
$725,000
4 Bed, 3 Bath
3,843 SqFt
0.25 Acres
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MLS#: 1956202
MLS#: 1956202
8309 Rue Cassini Court
Raleigh, NC  27615
Year Built: 2011, 3 Car Garage
Raleigh Custom Realty, LLC Raleigh Custom Realty, LLC
$725,000
5 Bed, 5 Bath
4,000 SqFt
0.57 Acres
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MLS#: 1957171
MLS#: 1957171
2512 Shadow Hills Court
Raleigh, NC  27612
New Construction, Year Built: 2014, 2 Car Garage
Keller Williams Preferred Realty Keller Williams Preferred Realty
$725,000
5 Bed, 4 Bath
4,600 SqFt
0.24 Acres
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MLS#: 1947134
MLS#: 1947134
1421 Ballyclare Court
Raleigh, NC  27614
Year Built: 1999, 3 Car Garage
Monica S. Foley, Realtor Monica S. Foley, Realtor
$728,000
4 Bed, 5 Bath
4,070 SqFt
1.48 Acres
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MLS#: 1832202
MLS#: 1832202
7505 Sextons Creek Drive
Raleigh, NC  27614
New Construction, Year Built: 2014, 3 Car Garage
Bluestone Realty Bluestone Realty
$729,000
4 Bed, 4 Bath
3,693 SqFt
1.00 Acres
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MLS#: 1944883
MLS#: 1944883
420 Wayne Drive
Raleigh, NC  27608
Year Built: 2008
Carolina's Choice Real Estate Carolina's Choice Real Estate
$729,900
4 Bed, 4 Bath
3,140 SqFt
0.15 Acres
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MLS#: 1934526
MLS#: 1934526
604 Rolling Springs Drive
Cary, NC  27519
New Construction, Year Built: 2014, 3 Car Garage
Fonville Morisey & Barefoot/Wrenhurst Fonville Morisey & Barefoot/Wrenhurst
$730,000
5 Bed, 5 Bath
4,344 SqFt
0.42 Acres
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MLS#: 1939746
MLS#: 1939746
12532 Richmond Run Drive
Raleigh, NC  27614-6416
Year Built: 2001, 3 Car Garage
Realty World-Triangle Living Realty World-Triangle Living
$733,000
4 Bed, 4 Bath
4,867 SqFt
0.38 Acres
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MLS#: 1941533
MLS#: 1941533
6005 Carlyle Drive
Raleigh, NC  27614
Year Built: 2003, 3 Car Garage
Carolina's Choice Real Estate Carolina's Choice Real Estate
$734,000
4 Bed, 5 Bath
4,055 SqFt
1.00 Acres
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MLS#: 1942868
MLS#: 1942868
516 Peebles Street
Raleigh, NC  27608
New Construction, Year Built: 2014, 2 Car Garage
Fonville Morisey/Inside the Beltline Office Fonville Morisey/Inside the Beltline Office
$734,900
4 Bed, 4 Bath
3,033 SqFt
0.19 Acres
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MLS#: 1947183
MLS#: 1947183
1526 Brooks Avenue
Raleigh, NC  27607
Year Built: 2000
FourStar Realty FourStar Realty
$734,900
5 Bed, 6 Bath
4,850 SqFt
0.26 Acres
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MLS#: 1943558
MLS#: 1943558
1221 Canterbury Road
Raleigh, NC  27608
Year Built: 1952
Infinity Property Group, Inc. Infinity Property Group, Inc.
$735,000
4 Bed, 3 Bath
3,720 SqFt
0.37 Acres
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MLS#: 1960837
MLS#: 1960837
222 Walford Way
Cary, NC  27519
Year Built: 2002, 3 Car Garage
Keller Williams Keller Williams
$735,000
5 Bed, 5 Bath
4,953 SqFt
0.38 Acres
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MLS#: 1946059
MLS#: 1946059
936 Oak Creek Road
Raleigh, NC  27615-2245
Year Built: 2002, 4 Car Garage
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices YSU Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices YSU
$737,500
6 Bed, 4 Bath
5,147 SqFt
1.43 Acres
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MLS#: 1956996
MLS#: 1956996
615 Mercer Grant Drive
Cary, NC  27519
New Construction, Year Built: 2014, Basement, 2 Car Garage
Howard Perry & Walston Realtor Howard Perry & Walston Realtor
$737,900
6 Bed, 6 Bath
4,940 SqFt
0.27 Acres
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MLS#: 1931252
MLS#: 1931252
1922 Napoli Drive
Apex, NC  27502
New Construction, Year Built: 2014, 3 Car Garage
Fonville Morisey & Barefoot/Bella Casa Fonville Morisey & Barefoot/Bella Casa
$739,000
5 Bed, 5 Bath
4,186 SqFt
0.30 Acres
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MLS#: 1940867
MLS#: 1940867
1928 Napoli Drive
Apex, NC  27502
New Construction, Year Built: 2014, 3 Car Garage
Fonville Morisey & Barefoot/Bella Casa Fonville Morisey & Barefoot/Bella Casa
$739,900
5 Bed, 5 Bath
3,906 SqFt
0.27 Acres
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MLS#: 1942598
MLS#: 1942598
112 Summer Lakes Drive
Cary, NC  27513
Year Built: 1989, 2 Car Garage
Fonville Morisey/Lochmere Sales Office Fonville Morisey/Lochmere Sales Office
$739,900
4 Bed, 4 Bath
3,488 SqFt
0.45 Acres
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MLS#: 1961141
MLS#: 1961141
1300 Milvaney Court
Raleigh, NC  27615
Year Built: 1988, 2 Car Garage
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices YSU Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices YSU
$739,900
5 Bed, 5 Bath
5,737 SqFt
3.47 Acres
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MLS#: 1914443
MLS#: 1914443
610 Chamberlain Street
Raleigh, NC  27607
New Construction, Year Built: 2014, 2 Car Garage
Northside Realty Inc. Northside Realty Inc.
$740,000
4 Bed, 4 Bath
3,257 SqFt
0.25 Acres
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MLS#: 1942998
MLS#: 1942998
101 Martinique Place
Cary, NC  27511
Year Built: 1990, 2 Car Garage
Fonville Morisey/Triangle Specialists Fonville Morisey/Triangle Specialists
$740,000
5 Bed, 5 Bath
5,353 SqFt
0.63 Acres
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MLS#: 1940359
MLS#: 1940359
4413 Harbourgate Drive
Raleigh, NC  27612
Year Built: 2003, 3 Car Garage
Re/Max United Re/Max United
$745,000
4 Bed, 4 Bath
4,700 SqFt
0.25 Acres
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MLS#: 1954462
MLS#: 1954462
1316 Canterbury Road
Raleigh, NC  27608-1902
Year Built: 1942, Basement
Hodge & Kittrell Sotheby's International Realty Hodge & Kittrell Sotheby's International Realty
$745,000
3 Bed, 4 Bath
3,100 SqFt
0.33 Acres
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MLS#: 1939307
MLS#: 1939307
11216 Brass Kettle Road
Raleigh, NC  27614
Year Built: 1998, Basement, 3 Car Garage
Fonville Morisey/Falls Sales Office Fonville Morisey/Falls Sales Office
$749,000
5 Bed, 5 Bath
6,131 SqFt
1.21 Acres
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MLS#: 1941747
MLS#: 1941747
1512 Carr Street
Raleigh, NC  27608
Year Built: 1925, Basement, 3 Car Garage
Cornerstone Properties Cornerstone Properties
$749,000
4 Bed, 2 Bath
3,029 SqFt
0.27 Acres
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MLS#: 1948960
MLS#: 1948960
6317 Mountain Grove Lane
Wake Forest, NC  27587
Year Built: 1999, Pool, 3 Car Garage
Coldwell Banker Advantage Coldwell Banker Advantage
$749,000
4 Bed, 5 Bath
4,600 SqFt
1.84 Acres
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MLS#: 1952550
MLS#: 1952550
2005 Greyhawk Place
Apex, NC  27539
New Construction, Year Built: 2014, 3 Car Garage
Chase Properties, Inc. Chase Properties, Inc.
$749,000
4 Bed, 4 Bath
4,008 SqFt
0.50 Acres
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MLS#: 1854120
MLS#: 1854120
1917 Torrey Pines Place
Raleigh, NC  27615
Year Built: 1989, 2 Car Garage
Raleigh Custom Realty, LLC Raleigh Custom Realty, LLC
$749,900
4 Bed, 4 Bath
4,525 SqFt
0.65 Acres
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MLS#: 1932359
MLS#: 1932359
3121 Georgian Terrace
Raleigh, NC  27607
Year Built: 1947, Basement, 1 Car Garage
Fonville Morisey/Inside the Beltline Office Fonville Morisey/Inside the Beltline Office
$749,900
5 Bed, 4 Bath
3,681 SqFt
0.33 Acres
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Properties Listed:  3,877
Median Price:  $300K

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Country Millions of US dollars per million people
Under $100K 96
$100K-$199K 827
$200K-$299K 1,003
$300K-$399K 700
$400K-$699K 887
Luxury 364
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