If you are looking to relocate, in a diverse cultural hub with a strong business community and a robust job market, consider buying a home in Raleigh, North Carolina. Raleigh is part of the renowned and innovative Research Triangle, and is bursting with truly impressive amenities, abundant points of interest and undeniable natural beauty. The “City of Oaks,” as it is known, has a highly educated populace and is home to North Carolina State University. Among its other great features, Raleigh is home to Raleigh’s Contemporary Art Museum, the Oak City Cycling Project, the King’s Barcade, and the William B. Umstead State Park. The William B. Umstead State Park is a gorgeous 5,500 acre park comprised of scenic trails for jogging, cycling and horseback-riding, as well as campgrounds and fishing spots, along with numerous other recreational options. Additional Raleigh attractions include the North Carolina Museum of History, the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, and the Progress Energy Center for the Performing Arts which is home to the renowned North Carolina Symphony.
This urban community is home to approximately 424,000 residents with a median household income around $57,000. Half of the residents of Raleigh enjoy a commute of twenty minutes or less, which is a commute time far below the national average. Raleigh also boasts diverse and attractive real estate options in a broad price range, with a median sale price of $239,000. Raleigh is home to a plethora of remarkable neighborhoods and subdivisions from which home buyers can choose, these communities are found throughout the city. Inside of Raleigh’s Beltline you’ll find the Glenwood area. The Glenwood area is home to several well-established neighborhoods located where Highway 440 encircle Downtown Raleigh. Neighborhoods in the Glenwood area include University Park, Historic Oakwood, Glen Eden, Five Points, Country Club Hills, Cameron Village and Bishops Park, to name a few. Raleigh homes for sale in the Glenwood area include older renovated single family homes, metropolitan condominiums and everything in between. Within Raleigh’s 142 square miles you’ll find other remarkable communities as well. Midtown Raleigh, for example, is home to both commercial and residential properties found just north of Interstate 440 Beltline. Midtown Raleigh is roughly bounded by Forest Road to the east, Glenwood/Creedmoor Road to the west and Millbrook Road to the north. In Midtown Raleigh you’ll find the Crabtree Valley and North Hills shopping centers, as well as several residential neighborhoods. Extending from New Hope Road to Capital Boulevard, East Raleigh is also home to wonderful residential neighborhoods, including Hedingham, Longview, Lockwood, Madonna Acres, New Hope and Wilder’s Grove, among others. West Raleigh lies along Western Boulevard and Hillsborough Street and is home to North Carolina State University, Meredith College and Lake Johnson. In North Raleigh you’ll find newly constructed and well-established neighborhoods with diverse homes for sale. Among its many remarkable neighborhoods, North Raleigh is home to Windsor Forest, Valley Estates, Six Forks Station, North Ridge, Harrington Grove, Falls River, Crossgate and Brier Creek, among others. By comparison, South Raleigh is the least developed, but also has noteworthy real estate options with neighborhoods like Carolina Pines, Enchanted Oaks, Lake Wheeler, Renaissance Park, Rhamkatte, Riverbrooke and Swift Creek. And finally, Southeast Raleigh encompasses neighborhoods like Southgate, Kingwood Forest, Emerald Village, Chavis Heights and Biltmore Hills, among others.
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