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Downtown Raleigh

If you've been to downtown Raleigh recently you've seen an enormous amount of construction. Whether it's commercial condominiums, shopping plazas or new restaurants, the area is growing fast. A lot of the older homes in downtown Raleigh are undergoing remodels or turn into tear downs to make way for a new house. Downtown Raleigh real estate offers some of the best convenience whether you're searching for homes in Mordecai, Oakwood, or Glenwood there's a variety of single family homes, condos, and townhouses.

Homes for Sale Downtown Raleigh, NC

Raleigh as a whole is one of the fastest growing cities in the United States and is most recently ranked the #1 place for jobs by Glassdoor.com. Since the year 2000 Forbes ranks Raleigh as the #1 fastest growing city, and the population growth is expected to continue. Experts predict Raleigh and Charlotte to grow by over 70% from 2015 to 2030 giving a lot of folks reason to believe downtown Raleigh is going to be the central location for businesses.

North Hills, an area in north Raleigh is one of the other areas where a lot of businesses are moving. The fact is, North Hills offers a different type of convenience for the people who don't live in downtown Raleigh. 

The area is going to be home to many new companies in the coming years as the tax benefits and affordability are too good for companies to pass up on. It's also home to a great educational system throughout the triangle which puts forth a well educated workforce, another appealing benefit for corporate America. Google Fiber is on of the more recent companies to call Downtown Raleigh home. 

Things to do in Raleigh's Downtown

Things to do in Raleigh's Downtown night lifeThere's always something going on in Downtown Raleigh whether you are looking for live music, festivals, or great food and entertainment! Some of the best restaurants in the Triangle area are found in Raleigh's downtown area, including Bida Manda, Second Empire, Beasley's Chicken and Honey and many more! There's a number of bar venues that people attend regularly including Cornerstone Tavern, Raleigh Beer Garden, and The Raleigh Times to name a few.

Some of the best parts about the downtown area is that you can walk everywhere you need to go. This can't be said for most parts of the city of Raleigh. It's a spread out city so you will need a car, or easy access to public transportation. Downtown offers easy access to all the major attractions which are regularly in walking distance of one another

Homes for Sale in Downtown Raleigh

The homes for sale in Downtown Raleigh are typically older homes, or one's that have been renovated, or torn down and built brand new. A lot of historic neighborhoods downtown are being transformed such as Mordecai and Oakwood

There is a new home community in Mordecai called Oakdale that is bringing brand new construction downtown. With one of the fastest growing populations in the country it's no wonder they're looking to build more homes for people to live in. The homes in Oakdale are going to be between 500s and 700s.

If you're looking for some great value of downtown real estate you may want to go east. A lot of the neighborhoods directly to the east, are neighborhoods that once had a bad reputation. Today these areas are starting to become better with newly renovated homes, as well as new construction.

Downtown Raleigh Real Estate for sale and RealtorIf you do search for homes east of downtown try and stay as close to Moore square as you possibly can. That's one of the area's that the Downtown Raleigh Alliance is focused on revitalizing over the next 10-15 years. This should make for some great appreciation in homes in that area, as well as a lot of new folks moving there. 

As the area beings to clean up the desirability of living there will increase.

Glenwood, Oberlin and Cameron Village are other area's to check out homes for sale in Downtown Raleigh. These neighborhoods are west of downtown and have already seen a significant price increase over the last few years. It's one of the most desirable areas downtown.

Realtor in Downtown Raleigh, NC

If you are Buying real estate downtown you will want a top Downtown Raleigh Realtor. The reason being is because one street can be an excellent investment, while the street next to it could be an area to stay away from. Drive the streets of downtown Raleigh and you will know exactly what I mean. On one street their are beautiful bungalows and on the next there are homes with serious issues.

If you're looking to buy a condo or a house in the city let us know and we will be happy to assist you.

Downtown Raleigh Schools

The schools in downtown Raleigh are top-notch for a large city. GreatSchools.org ranked downtown Raleigh as having some of the best public schools in the country. Raleigh's neighbors, Durham, Cary and Apex have some excellent schools as well! A lot of parents choose the Raleigh area specifically based on the top rated schools, and downtown Raleigh schools are no different.

For the most part, Schools in Downtown Raleigh, public or private, will give kids a great education. It's important to meet with teachers, research the schools, before diving in to just any school district. While the city is one of the best for education, not all schools are created equal. You'll also want to make sure to avoid some of the rougher neighborhoods downtown.

Amenities in Downtown Raleigh

Downtown Raleigh offers a lot of amenities that towns like Holly Springs, Fuquay-Varina and Wake Forest do not. For instance, downtown Raleigh always city wide events going on, an endless number of restaurants, and some of the best night life in the area. The location of downtown Raleigh to all of the best attractions is what makes it such a great area to live, work and play

Downtown Raleigh Neighborhoods

Downtown Raleigh with Christmas lights on Fayetteville street

Downtown Raleigh has many neighborhoods, and we have eluded to some. These include Oakwood, Mordecai, Glenwood, Oberlin, Five Points, Six Forks, Stonehenge, Hayes Barton, and many more top subdivisions. The Warehouse district, and Moore square area are two central spots for the future of downtown Raleigh.

Cameron Village is one of the premier shopping spots west of downtown and the NC State area is located a few miles southwest of the city center.

 

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