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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#: 1960146
MLS#: 1960146
7408 Spyglass Way
Raleigh, NC  27615
Year Built: 1985, 2 Car Garage
Re/Max United Re/Max United
$700,000
5 Bed, 6 Bath
5,190 SqFt
0.40 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#: 1960950
MLS#: 1960950
1097 Weycroft Avenue
Cary, NC  27519
Year Built: 2008, 3 Car Garage
DEBTEAM DEBTEAM
$705,000
6 Bed, 5 Bath
4,843 SqFt
0.29 Acres
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MLS#: 1954610
MLS#: 1954610
5142 Collingswood Drive
Raleigh, NC  27609
New Construction, Year Built: 2014, 2 Car Garage
Triangle Real Estate Group Triangle Real Estate Group
$709,900
4 Bed, 3 Bath
3,600 SqFt
0.45 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#: 1963599
MLS#: 1963599
10905 Enchanted Hollow Way
Raleigh, NC  27614
Year Built: 2006, Basement, 3 Car Garage
Spencer Properties Spencer Properties
$710,000
7 Bed, 6 Bath
6,175 SqFt
0.32 Acres
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MLS#: 1944184
MLS#: 1944184
7611 Devere Court
Raleigh, NC  27613
Year Built: 2007, Basement, 3 Car Garage
Fonville Morisey/Drum Realty Group, LLC Fonville Morisey/Drum Realty Group, LLC
$714,900
4 Bed, 5 Bath
4,796 SqFt
0.40 Acres
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MLS#: 1965200
MLS#: 1965200
2612 Grant Avenue
Raleigh, NC  27608
Year Built: 1955, Basement
Real Living Pittman Properties Real Living Pittman Properties
$717,000
5 Bed, 4 Bath
3,458 SqFt
0.28 Acres
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MLS#: 1972607
MLS#: 1972607
12339 Canolder Street
Raleigh, NC  27614
Year Built: 2002, Pool, Basement, 3 Car Garage
Howard Perry & Walston Realtor Howard Perry & Walston Realtor
$718,000
5 Bed, 5 Bath
5,038 SqFt
0.48 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#: 1975136
MLS#: 1975136
3121 Georgian Terrace
Raleigh, NC  27607
Year Built: 1947, Basement, 1 Car Garage
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices YSU Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices YSU
$719,000
5 Bed, 4 Bath
3,638 SqFt
0.33 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#: 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#: 1966061
MLS#: 1966061
602 Queensferry Road
Cary, NC  27511
Year Built: 1970, 1 Car Garage
Barrington Homes, Inc. Barrington Homes, Inc.
$724,850
3 Bed, 4 Bath
3,815 SqFt
1.08 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#: 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#: 1902602
MLS#: 1902602
400 Tharps Lane
Raleigh, NC  27614
Year Built: 1993, 2 Car Garage
Keller Williams Preferred Realty Keller Williams Preferred Realty
$725,000
5 Bed, 8 Bath
6,261 SqFt
1.85 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
$725,000
5 Bed, 5 Bath
4,344 SqFt
0.42 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#: 1950611
MLS#: 1950611
9920 Homestead Lake Drive
Wake Forest, NC  27587
New Construction, Year Built: 2014, 3 Car Garage
Howard Perry & Walston Realtor Howard Perry & Walston Realtor
$725,000
4 Bed, 5 Bath
4,300 SqFt
1.84 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#: 1962550
MLS#: 1962550
12617 Richmond Run Drive
Raleigh, NC  27614
Year Built: 1999, 3 Car Garage
Moore Properties Moore Properties
$725,000
5 Bed, 6 Bath
5,925 SqFt
0.37 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#: 1966301
MLS#: 1966301
2300 Wakefield Plantation Drive
Raleigh, NC  27614
Year Built: 2013, 3 Car Garage
Howard Perry & Walston Realtor Howard Perry & Walston Realtor
$725,000
5 Bed, 7 Bath
5,408 SqFt
1.13 Acres
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MLS#: 1973578
MLS#: 1973578
4129 Gardenlake Drive
Raleigh, NC  27612
Year Built: 2007, Basement, 2 Car Garage
Allen Tate Co. Inc. Allen Tate Co. Inc.
$725,000
3 Bed, 4 Bath
3,552 SqFt
0.13 Acres
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MLS#: 1974063
MLS#: 1974063
1121 Swallow Falls Lane
Raleigh, NC  27614
New Construction, Year Built: 2014, Basement, 3 Car Garage
Howard Perry & Walston Realtor Howard Perry & Walston Realtor
$725,000
5 Bed, 6 Bath
5,634 SqFt
1.85 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#: 1972805
MLS#: 1972805
2125 Old Sorrell Road
Apex, NC  27539
New Construction, Year Built: 2014, 3 Car Garage
Howard Perry & Walston Realtor Howard Perry & Walston Realtor
$732,000
4 Bed, 5 Bath
4,340 SqFt
3.21 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
3,358 SqFt
0.19 Acres
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MLS#: 1965339
MLS#: 1965339
622 Cranbrook Circle
Raleigh, NC  27609
New Construction, Year Built: 2014, 2 Car Garage
Raleigh Custom Realty, LLC Raleigh Custom Realty, LLC
$737,422
4 Bed, 4 Bath
3,623 SqFt
0.26 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#: 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#: 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#: 1962010
MLS#: 1962010
4627 Hidden Harbor Lane
Raleigh, NC  27615
Year Built: 1995, 3 Car Garage
Howard Perry & Walston Realtor Howard Perry & Walston Realtor
$739,900
5 Bed, 5 Bath
5,073 SqFt
1.76 Acres
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MLS#: 1968034
MLS#: 1968034
425 morrison Avenue
Raleigh, NC  27608
New Construction, Year Built: 2015
Re/Max United Re/Max United
$739,900
4 Bed, 4 Bath
3,025 SqFt
0.14 Acres
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MLS#: 1917441
MLS#: 1917441
801 Rolling Springs Drive
Cary, NC  27519
New Construction, Year Built: 2014, Basement, 2 Car Garage
Fonville Morisey & Barefoot/Wrenhurst Fonville Morisey & Barefoot/Wrenhurst
$740,000
5 Bed, 5 Bath
4,957 SqFt
0.28 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#: 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
$749,000
4 Bed, 5 Bath
4,555 SqFt
2.62 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#: 1973650
MLS#: 1973650
2605 Shadow Hills Court
Raleigh, NC  27612
Year Built: 2008, 3 Car Garage
Howard Perry & Walston Realtor Howard Perry & Walston Realtor
$749,000
4 Bed, 4 Bath
3,865 SqFt
0.25 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
$749,100
5 Bed, 7 Bath
8,213 SqFt
2.22 Acres
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MLS#: 1948177
MLS#: 1948177
3339 Hampton Road
Raleigh, NC  27607-3129
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#: 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#: 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#: 1952341
MLS#: 1952341
703 Piermont Drive
Cary, NC  27519
Year Built: 2006, Basement, 2 Car Garage
DEBTEAM DEBTEAM
$749,900
5 Bed, 5 Bath
4,913 SqFt
0.29 Acres
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Properties Listed:  3,589
Median Price:  $313K

Property Price Distribution

Country Millions of US dollars per million people
Under $100K 86
$100K-$199K 677
$200K-$299K 965
$300K-$399K 691
$400K-$699K 843
Luxury 327
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