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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#: 1890069
MLS#: 1890069
10225 Lobley Hill Lane
Raleigh, NC  27613
Year Built: 2004, 3 Car Garage
Fonville Morisey/Stonehenge Sales Office Fonville Morisey/Stonehenge Sales Office
$700,000
4 Bed, 5 Bath
4,319 SqFt
1.14 Acres
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MLS#: 1902827
MLS#: 1902827
9905 Homestead Lake Drive
Wake Forest, NC  27587
New Construction, Year Built: 2013, 3 Car Garage
Howard Perry & Walston Realtor Howard Perry & Walston Realtor
$700,000
4 Bed, 5 Bath
4,035 SqFt
2.87 Acres
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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#: 1918721
MLS#: 1918721
2509 Wake Drive
Raleigh, NC  27608
Year Built: 1948, Basement, 1 Car Garage
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices YSU Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices YSU
$700,000
5 Bed, 3 Bath
4,258 SqFt
1.00 Acres
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MLS#: 1930636
MLS#: 1930636
3101 Raymond Street
Raleigh, NC  27607
Year Built: 2007, 2 Car Garage
Carolina's Choice Real Estate Carolina's Choice Real Estate
$700,000
4 Bed, 4 Bath
3,850 SqFt
0.16 Acres
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MLS#: 1931538
MLS#: 1931538
512 E Whitaker Mill Road
Raleigh, NC  27608
New Construction, Year Built: 2014, Basement, 3 Car Garage
Allen Tate Co. Inc. Allen Tate Co. Inc.
$700,000
4 Bed, 4 Bath
3,000 SqFt
0.20 Acres
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MLS#: 1934033
MLS#: 1934033
2223 Clayette Court
Raleigh, NC  27612
Year Built: 2005, Basement, 2 Car Garage
The Insiders The Insiders
$700,000
5 Bed, 5 Bath
4,447 SqFt
0.14 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
$708,000
5 Bed, 5 Bath
3,906 SqFt
0.28 Acres
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MLS#: 1929270
MLS#: 1929270
305 Felspar Way
Cary, NC  27518
Year Built: 2005, 3 Car Garage
Fonville Morisey/Preston Sales Office Fonville Morisey/Preston Sales Office
$709,000
5 Bed, 5 Bath
4,312 SqFt
0.41 Acres
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MLS#: 1932354
MLS#: 1932354
113 Parmalee Court
Cary, NC  27519
Year Built: 2000, 3 Car Garage
Re/Max United Re/Max United
$709,000
5 Bed, 4 Bath
4,230 SqFt
0.43 Acres
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MLS#: 1940536
MLS#: 1940536
2744 Weaver Hill Drive
Apex, NC  27502
Year Built: 1999, 2 Car Garage
Allen Tate Co. Inc. Allen Tate Co. Inc.
$709,900
4 Bed, 4 Bath
4,024 SqFt
5.20 Acres
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MLS#: 1927130
MLS#: 1927130
1120 Swallow Falls Lane
Raleigh, NC  27614
New Construction, Year Built: 2014, 3 Car Garage
Fonville Morisey & Barefoot/Select Homes Fonville Morisey & Barefoot/Select Homes
$718,940
5 Bed, 4 Bath
4,738 SqFt
1.84 Acres
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MLS#: 1926003
MLS#: 1926003
103 Aberson Court
Cary, NC  27519
Year Built: 1997, Basement, 3 Car Garage
Keller Williams Keller Williams
$719,000
5 Bed, 4 Bath
5,113 SqFt
0.41 Acres
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MLS#: 1939453
MLS#: 1939453
800 Rolling Springs Drive
Cary, NC  27519
New Construction, Year Built: 2014, Basement, 2 Car Garage
Fonville Morisey & Barefoot/Wrenhurst Fonville Morisey & Barefoot/Wrenhurst
$719,000
5 Bed, 5 Bath
4,650 SqFt
0.38 Acres
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MLS#: 1939631
MLS#: 1939631
3421 Optimist Farm Road
Apex, NC  27539
Year Built: 2004, 2 Car Garage
Northside Realty Inc. Northside Realty Inc.
$719,000
3 Bed, 4 Bath
3,905 SqFt
11.23 Acres
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MLS#: 1926937
MLS#: 1926937
11224 Hickory Grove Church Road
Raleigh, NC  27613
Year Built: 2005, 4 Car Garage
Re/Max Preferred Associates Re/Max Preferred Associates
$719,900
4 Bed, 4 Bath
5,991 SqFt
1.00 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
$719,900
6 Bed, 6 Bath
5,630 SqFt
0.52 Acres
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MLS#: 1939261
MLS#: 1939261
7544 Hasentree Club Drive
Wake Forest, NC  27587
New Construction, Year Built: 2014, 4 Car Garage
Keller Williams Preferred Realty Keller Williams Preferred Realty
$719,900
5 Bed, 4 Bath
4,306 SqFt
0.92 Acres
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MLS#: 1924862
MLS#: 1924862
11316 April Moon Lane
Raleigh, NC  27614
New Construction, Year Built: 2014, 2 Car Garage
Ashton Woods Homes Ashton Woods Homes
$722,900
4 Bed, 4 Bath
4,073 SqFt
0.30 Acres
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MLS#: 1941911
MLS#: 1941911
12339 Canolder Street
Raleigh, NC  27614
Year Built: 2002, Basement
The Insiders The Insiders
$724,488
5 Bed, 5 Bath
5,077 SqFt
0.48 Acres
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MLS#: 1926765
MLS#: 1926765
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#: 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#: 1889323
MLS#: 1889323
7312 Ledford Grove Lane
Wake Forest, NC  27587
Year Built: 2008, 3 Car Garage
Howard Perry & Walston Realtor Howard Perry & Walston Realtor
$725,000
4 Bed, 4 Bath
4,000 SqFt
0.48 Acres
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MLS#: 1895161
MLS#: 1895161
4940 Kingpost Drive
Fuquay Varina, NC  27526
Year Built: 2000, 4 Car Garage
Fonville Morisey/Lochmere Sales Office Fonville Morisey/Lochmere Sales Office
$725,000
4 Bed, 5 Bath
5,014 SqFt
1.12 Acres
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MLS#: 1902368
MLS#: 1902368
319 Avon Drive
Raleigh, NC  27608
New Construction, Year Built: 2013
Allen Tate Co. Inc. Allen Tate Co. Inc.
$725,000
4 Bed, 4 Bath
3,467 SqFt
0.14 Acres
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MLS#: 1913584
MLS#: 1913584
508 Vista Del Lago Lane
Wake Forest, NC  27587
Year Built: 2000, 3 Car Garage
Keller Williams Preferred Realty Keller Williams Preferred Realty
$725,000
4 Bed, 5 Bath
5,922 SqFt
2.17 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
$725,000
4 Bed, 4 Bath
4,681 SqFt
0.50 Acres
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MLS#: 1931692
MLS#: 1931692
605 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
4,178 SqFt
0.33 Acres
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MLS#: 1933498
MLS#: 1933498
12232 The Gates Drive
Raleigh, NC  27614
Year Built: 2007, 3 Car Garage
Rachel Kendall Team, LLC Rachel Kendall Team, LLC
$725,000
5 Bed, 5 Bath
4,393 SqFt
0.93 Acres
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MLS#: 1935017
MLS#: 1935017
12824 River Dance Drive
Raleigh, NC  27613
Year Built: 2007, 3 Car Garage
Realty World-Triangle Living Realty World-Triangle Living
$725,000
4 Bed, 4 Bath
4,336 SqFt
0.73 Acres
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MLS#: 1935832
MLS#: 1935832
1049 Sunset Meadows Drive
Apex, NC  27523
Year Built: 2005, Pool, 3 Car Garage
List Assist Realty List Assist Realty
$725,000
4 Bed, 5 Bath
4,496 SqFt
2.49 Acres
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MLS#: 1935934
MLS#: 1935934
11009 Crest Mist Circle
Raleigh, NC  27613
Year Built: 1980, 2 Car Garage
Carolina's Choice Real Estate Carolina's Choice Real Estate
$725,000
3 Bed, 3 Bath
3,284 SqFt
5.33 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
$725,000
4 Bed, 5 Bath
4,403 SqFt
3.04 Acres
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MLS#: 1938145
MLS#: 1938145
9646 CLUBVALLEY Way
Raleigh, NC  27617
Year Built: 2005, 3 Car Garage
Howard Perry & Walston Realtor Howard Perry & Walston Realtor
$725,000
6 Bed, 5 Bath
4,585 SqFt
0.34 Acres
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MLS#: 1942869
MLS#: 1942869
1821 Torrington Drive
Raleigh, NC  27614
Year Built: 2004, 2 Car Garage
Fonville Morisey/Falls Sales Office Fonville Morisey/Falls Sales Office
$725,000
4 Bed, 4 Bath
4,730 SqFt
0.25 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#: 1924380
MLS#: 1924380
100 Vervain Way
Holly Springs, NC  27540
New Construction, Year Built: 2014, 3 Car Garage
Fonville Morisey & Barefoot/12 Oaks/Custom Fonville Morisey & Barefoot/12 Oaks/Custom
$729,000
4 Bed, 4 Bath
3,887 SqFt
0.48 Acres
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MLS#: 1897288
MLS#: 1897288
121 Summerview Lane
Cary, NC  27518
Year Built: 2000, Basement, 3 Car Garage
Re/Max Preferred Associates Re/Max Preferred Associates
$729,900
5 Bed, 5 Bath
5,382 SqFt
0.92 Acres
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MLS#: 1917010
MLS#: 1917010
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#: 1932767
MLS#: 1932767
7005 North Ridge Drive
Raleigh, NC  27615
Year Built: 1979, Pool, 2 Car Garage
Dream Living Realty Dream Living Realty
$729,900
4 Bed, 3 Bath
4,286 SqFt
0.57 Acres
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MLS#: 1941031
MLS#: 1941031
6101 Crescent Knoll Drive
Raleigh, NC  27614
Year Built: 1999, Basement, 2 Car Garage
Fonville Morisey/Brier Creek Sales Office Fonville Morisey/Brier Creek Sales Office
$729,900
4 Bed, 5 Bath
5,506 SqFt
1.22 Acres
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MLS#: 1941139
MLS#: 1941139
1910 Napoli Drive
Apex, NC  27502
New Construction, Year Built: 2014, 3 Car Garage
Fonville Morisey & Barefoot/Bella Casa Fonville Morisey & Barefoot/Bella Casa
$729,900
5 Bed, 5 Bath
4,025 SqFt
0.34 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
4,336 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
$733,300
4 Bed, 4 Bath
4,867 SqFt
0.38 Acres
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MLS#: 1921930
MLS#: 1921930
1935 Napoli Drive
Apex, NC  27502
New Construction, Year Built: 2013, Basement, 3 Car Garage
Fonville Morisey & Barefoot/Bella Casa Fonville Morisey & Barefoot/Bella Casa
$734,900
5 Bed, 6 Bath
4,526 SqFt
0.35 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#: 1934278
MLS#: 1934278
214 Beacon Falls Court
Cary, NC  27519
Year Built: 2008, 3 Car Garage
Re/Max United Re/Max United
$735,000
5 Bed, 6 Bath
4,269 SqFt
0.28 Acres
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MLS#: 1916389
MLS#: 1916389
8813 Mariner Drive
Raleigh, NC  27615
Year Built: 2006, 2 Car Garage
Hodge & Kittrell Sotheby's International Realty Hodge & Kittrell Sotheby's International Realty
$739,900
4 Bed, 4 Bath
4,152 SqFt
0.21 Acres
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MLS#: 1918526
MLS#: 1918526
409 Luther Road
Apex, NC  27523
Year Built: 1994, 4 Car Garage
Chatham Homes Realty Chatham Homes Realty
$739,900
3 Bed, 3 Bath
4,243 SqFt
10.79 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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Under $100K 92
$100K-$199K 780
$200K-$299K 871
$300K-$399K 611
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