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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#: 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#: 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
$700,000
6 Bed, 6 Bath
4,940 SqFt
0.27 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
$700,000
5 Bed, 4 Bath
4,600 SqFt
0.24 Acres
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MLS#: 1962245
MLS#: 1962245
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#: 1962877
MLS#: 1962877
2121 Old Sorrell Road
Apex, NC  27539
New Construction, Year Built: 2014, 3 Car Garage
Howard Perry & Walston Realtor Howard Perry & Walston Realtor
$700,000
5 Bed, 6 Bath
4,680 SqFt
3.26 Acres
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MLS#: 1976919
MLS#: 1976919
7611 Devere Court
Raleigh, NC  27613
Year Built: 2007, Basement, 3 Car Garage
Howard Perry & Walston Realtor Howard Perry & Walston Realtor
$700,000
4 Bed, 5 Bath
4,779 SqFt
0.40 Acres
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MLS#: 1977580
MLS#: 1977580
216 Claflin Court
Raleigh, NC  27614
Year Built: 1992, 2 Car Garage
Allen Tate Co. Inc. Allen Tate Co. Inc.
$700,000
4 Bed, 5 Bath
4,854 SqFt
1.40 Acres
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MLS#: 1978606
MLS#: 1978606
8913 Hometown Drive
Raleigh, NC  27615
Year Built: 1993, 2 Car Garage
Keller Williams Preferred Realty Keller Williams Preferred Realty
$700,000
4 Bed, 4 Bath
4,853 SqFt
0.59 Acres
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MLS#: 1981036
MLS#: 1981036
619 Mercer Grant Drive
Cary, NC  27519
New Construction, Year Built: 2014, Basement, 2 Car Garage
Howard Perry & Walston Realtor Howard Perry & Walston Realtor
$700,000
5 Bed, 5 Bath
4,045 SqFt
0.21 Acres
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MLS#: 1981365
MLS#: 1981365
10701 Old Creedmoor Road
Raleigh, NC  27613
New Construction, Year Built: 2015, 3 Car Garage
Steve M. Braun Realty & Building Steve M. Braun Realty & Building
$709,000
4 Bed, 5 Bath
3,788 SqFt
1.29 Acres
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MLS#: 1967930
MLS#: 1967930
2513 Maroni Drive
Apex, NC  27502
New Construction, Year Built: 2014, 3 Car Garage
Fonville Morisey & Barefoot/Bella Casa Fonville Morisey & Barefoot/Bella Casa
$709,900
5 Bed, 5 Bath
3,840 SqFt
0.31 Acres
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MLS#: 1978977
MLS#: 1978977
2612 Grant Avenue
Raleigh, NC  27608
Year Built: 1955, Basement
Real Living Pittman Properties Real Living Pittman Properties
$715,000
5 Bed, 4 Bath
3,458 SqFt
0.28 Acres
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MLS#: 1971910
MLS#: 1971910
1012 Timber Mist Court
Cary, NC  27519
Year Built: 2009, 3 Car Garage
Carolina Hope Realty, LLC Carolina Hope Realty, LLC
$719,000
4 Bed, 4 Bath
4,918 SqFt
0.43 Acres
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MLS#: 1974276
MLS#: 1974276
308 Weycroft Grant Drive
Cary, NC  27519
Year Built: 2009, 3 Car Garage
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices YSU Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices YSU
$720,000
5 Bed, 5 Bath
4,446 SqFt
0.32 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#: 1962149
MLS#: 1962149
2216 Mountain High Road
Wake Forest, NC  27587
Year Built: 1997, 2 Car Garage
Howard Perry & Walston Realtor Howard Perry & Walston Realtor
$724,900
4 Bed, 5 Bath
4,555 SqFt
2.62 Acres
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MLS#: 1963359
MLS#: 1963359
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#: 1965405
MLS#: 1965405
5005 Langley Circle
Raleigh, NC  27609
New Construction, Year Built: 2014, 2 Car Garage
Raleigh Custom Realty, LLC Raleigh Custom Realty, LLC
$724,900
4 Bed, 4 Bath
3,623 SqFt
0.26 Acres
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MLS#: 1975239
MLS#: 1975239
5324 Poyner Road
Raleigh, NC  27612
New Construction, Year Built: 2014, 3 Car Garage
ForeverHome, LLC ForeverHome, LLC
$724,900
5 Bed, 5 Bath
4,234 SqFt
0.57 Acres
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MLS#: 1937077
MLS#: 1937077
1817 Silver Mist Court
Raleigh, NC  27613
Year Built: 2006, 3 Car Garage
Fonville Morisey/Falls Sales Office Fonville Morisey/Falls Sales Office
$725,000
4 Bed, 5 Bath
4,764 SqFt
0.78 Acres
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MLS#: 1938036
MLS#: 1938036
2225 Big Lake Court
Raleigh, NC  27607
New Construction, Year Built: 2014, 3 Car Garage
M/I Homes of Raleigh LLC M/I Homes of Raleigh LLC
$725,000
4 Bed, 5 Bath
4,250 SqFt
1.99 Acres
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MLS#: 1949610
MLS#: 1949610
3235 Oak Grove Circle
Raleigh, NC  27607
New Construction, Year Built: 2014
Cornerstone Properties Cornerstone Properties
$725,000
4 Bed, 4 Bath
3,156 SqFt
0.21 Acres
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MLS#: 1963111
MLS#: 1963111
1821 Reaves Drive
Raleigh, NC  27608
New Construction, Year Built: 2015, 2 Car Garage
Allen Tate Co. Inc. Allen Tate Co. Inc.
$725,000
4 Bed, 4 Bath
3,226 SqFt
0.21 Acres
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MLS#: 1963305
MLS#: 1963305
2117 Old Sorrell Road
Apex, NC  27539
New Construction, Year Built: 2014, 3 Car Garage
Howard Perry & Walston Realtor Howard Perry & Walston Realtor
$725,000
5 Bed, 6 Bath
4,778 SqFt
3.29 Acres
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MLS#: 1976027
MLS#: 1976027
7113 North Ridge Drive
Raleigh, NC  27615
Year Built: 1977, Basement, 2 Car Garage
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices YSU Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices YSU
$725,000
5 Bed, 5 Bath
4,666 SqFt
0.66 Acres
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MLS#: 1976125
MLS#: 1976125
1004 oldham forest Crossing
Cary, NC  27513
Year Built: 2005, 3 Car Garage
Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Go Realty Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Go Realty
$725,000
4 Bed, 4 Bath
4,180 SqFt
0.35 Acres
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MLS#: 1976138
MLS#: 1976138
3510 Keats Place
Raleigh, NC  27609
Year Built: 1965, Basement
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices YSU Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices YSU
$725,000
5 Bed, 4 Bath
2,995 SqFt
0.49 Acres
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MLS#: 1976348
MLS#: 1976348
406 Lantern Ridge Lane
Cary, NC  27519
Year Built: 2006, 3 Car Garage
First Triangle Realty, Inc. First Triangle Realty, Inc.
$725,000
5 Bed, 5 Bath
4,813 SqFt
0.32 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#: 1962010
MLS#: 1962010
4627 Hidden Harbor Lane
Raleigh, NC  27615
Year Built: 1995, 3 Car Garage
Howard Perry & Walston Realtor Howard Perry & Walston Realtor
$729,000
5 Bed, 5 Bath
5,073 SqFt
1.76 Acres
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MLS#: 1982037
MLS#: 1982037
7004 Bartons Grove Place
Raleigh, NC  27614
New Construction, Year Built: 2015, 3 Car Garage
Homes by Dickerson Real Estate, LLC Homes by Dickerson Real Estate, LLC
$729,900
5 Bed, 5 Bath
4,059 SqFt
1.84 Acres
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MLS#: 1974076
MLS#: 1974076
4413 Harbourgate Drive
Raleigh, NC  27612
Year Built: 2003, 3 Car Garage
Howard Perry & Walston Realtor Howard Perry & Walston Realtor
$730,000
4 Bed, 4 Bath
4,700 SqFt
0.25 Acres
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MLS#: 1977158
MLS#: 1977158
523 Peebles Street
Raleigh, NC  27608
New Construction, Year Built: 2014, 2 Car Garage
Rich Realty Group Rich Realty Group
$730,000
4 Bed, 4 Bath
3,210 SqFt
0.23 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, 5 Bath
3,481 SqFt
0.19 Acres
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MLS#: 1979234
MLS#: 1979234
7153 Talton Ridge Drive
Cary, NC  27519
Year Built: 2008, 3 Car Garage
Selling Directly Selling Directly
$735,000
4 Bed, 4 Bath
4,060 SqFt
0.34 Acres
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MLS#: 1968670
MLS#: 1968670
9404 Koupela Drive
Raleigh, NC  27615
Year Built: 1988, 2 Car Garage
Hodge & Kittrell Sotheby's International Realty Hodge & Kittrell Sotheby's International Realty
$739,000
4 Bed, 5 Bath
4,528 SqFt
1.86 Acres
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MLS#: 1983109
MLS#: 1983109
2525 Maroni 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
3,921 SqFt
0.40 Acres
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MLS#: 1945213
MLS#: 1945213
1136 Foothills Trail
Wake Forest, NC  27587
Year Built: 2005, Basement, 3 Car Garage
Intrust Realty, Inc. Intrust Realty, Inc.
$742,000
4 Bed, 5 Bath
6,226 SqFt
3.84 Acres
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MLS#: 1948549
MLS#: 1948549
8632 Territory Trail
Wake Forest, NC  27587
Year Built: 2001, Basement, 4 Car Garage
Re/Max One Realty Re/Max One Realty
$748,200
5 Bed, 7 Bath
8,213 SqFt
2.22 Acres
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MLS#: 1969896
MLS#: 1969896
705 Wayne Drive
Raleigh, NC  27608
Year Built: 2011, 2 Car Garage
Re/Max United Re/Max United
$749,000
5 Bed, 4 Bath
3,023 SqFt
0.16 Acres
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MLS#: 1948177
MLS#: 1948177
3339 Hampton Road
Raleigh, NC  27607
New Construction, Year Built: 2014
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices YSU Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices YSU
$749,500
4 Bed, 4 Bath
3,591 SqFt
0.37 Acres
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MLS#: 1928906
MLS#: 1928906
2504 Maroni Drive
Apex, NC  27502
New Construction, Year Built: 2014, 3 Car Garage
Fonville Morisey & Barefoot/Bella Casa Fonville Morisey & Barefoot/Bella Casa
$749,900
5 Bed, 6 Bath
3,965 SqFt
0.34 Acres
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MLS#: 1962776
MLS#: 1962776
400 S Harrison Avenue
Cary, NC  27511
Year Built: 1926
Howard Perry & Walston Realtor Howard Perry & Walston Realtor
$749,900
3 Bed, 3 Bath
3,674 SqFt
0.26 Acres
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MLS#: 1966550
MLS#: 1966550
8416 Society Place
Raleigh, NC  27615
Year Built: 2001, 2 Car Garage
Re/Max Preferred Associates Re/Max Preferred Associates
$749,900
5 Bed, 6 Bath
4,627 SqFt
0.21 Acres
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MLS#: 1974690
MLS#: 1974690
2516 Maroni Drive
Apex, NC  27502
New Construction, Year Built: 2014, Basement, 3 Car Garage
Fonville Morisey & Barefoot/Bella Casa Fonville Morisey & Barefoot/Bella Casa
$749,900
5 Bed, 6 Bath
4,275 SqFt
0.29 Acres
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MLS#: 1974697
MLS#: 1974697
6572 Wakefalls Drive
Wake Forest, NC  27587
Year Built: 2000, 4 Car Garage
Re/Max One Realty Re/Max One Realty
$749,900
4 Bed, 5 Bath
4,958 SqFt
1.84 Acres
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MLS#: 1980255
MLS#: 1980255
9832 Koupela Drive
Raleigh, NC  27614
Year Built: 1989, Basement, 2 Car Garage
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices YSU Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices YSU
$749,900
4 Bed, 5 Bath
4,672 SqFt
2.05 Acres
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MLS#: 1946837
MLS#: 1946837
7125 Misty Springs Court
Cary, NC  27519
New Construction, Year Built: 2014, 3 Car Garage
Toll Brothers, Inc. Toll Brothers, Inc.
$749,995
5 Bed, 4 Bath
4,850 SqFt
0.42 Acres
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MLS#: 1882556
MLS#: 1882556
1525 Marshburn Road
Wendell, NC  27591
Year Built: 1996, 2 Car Garage
DZ Resources, Inc. DZ Resources, Inc.
$750,000
6 Bed, 4 Bath
3,271 SqFt
12.64 Acres
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MLS#: 1947017
MLS#: 1947017
4921 Adler Pass
Raleigh, NC  27612
New Construction, Year Built: 2014, 3 Car Garage
Howard Perry & Walston/The Hamptons at Umstead Howard Perry & Walston/The Hamptons at Umstead
$750,000
6 Bed, 6 Bath
4,804 SqFt
0.35 Acres
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Properties Listed:  3,006
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Under $100K 94
$100K-$199K 568
$200K-$299K 817
$300K-$399K 582
$400K-$699K 690
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