Life in Raleigh

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What is the Triangle in North Carolina?

What is the Triangle in NC?

One of the most common questions we receive is 'what is the Triangle in NC?'

The Research Triangle area in North Carolina is named after the three prestigious universities of Duke, UNC-Chapel Hill, and North Carolina State University. These three institutions are located in the three cities of Raleigh, Durham, and Chapel Hill, which, if connected by an imaginary line on a map would form a Triangle. This is why the area is referred to as the Triangle area of NC.

The current estimated population of the Triangle or the Research Triangle is estimated to be around 2,079,687 in the combined statistical area. This makes it the second-largest combined statistical area in North Carolina (with the first being the

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Best Coffee Shops in Raleigh

Best Coffee Shops in Raleigh - What are the best coffee shops in Raleigh, NC?

What are the Best Coffee Shops in Raleigh? We have you covered.

As a local real estate company that specializes in helping people buy and sell homes in Raleigh, we love bringing you all the great local content we can from brunch and restaurants to breweries to Raleigh's best coffee shops!

Although our Realtors and Real Estate Website are focused on assisting homebuyers with their move to Raleigh, we like to keep you informed on all of the good things Raleigh has to offer! If you are moving to Raleigh, reach out to one of our Raleigh Real Estate Agents and let us know how we can help with your move to the triangle!  

Looking for a Raleigh Coffee Shop? Stick with us while we take you on a caffeinated tour of the

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Best Neighborhoods in Morrisville, NC

11 Best Neighborhoods in Morrisville, NC - Top Subdivisions for Families in Morrisville!

People love living in Morrisville and its in large part thanks to the neighborhoods in Morrisville. One of the biggest attractions for people to the town of Morrisville is the close proximity to things like the Research Triangle Park, Raleigh, Durham, Cary, and Chapel Hill. It's also where the Raleigh Durham Airport is located. When it comes to location, Morrisville is tough to beat.

If you are considering a move to Morrisville or intending on purchasing a home contact us so we can connect you with one of our Morrisville Realtors!

Our website is dedicated to helping people learn more about the area of Morrisville with a particular focus on Morrisville Real Estate. Morrisville is located north of

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Living in Wake Forest, NC

Moving to Wake Forest, NC - Living in Wake Forest, North Carolina

 

Wake Forest, NC - General Information

Living in Wake Forest, NC is wonderful. The town of Wake Forest, North Carolina is a northern Raleigh suburb with a location that allows easy access around the Triangle (Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill area). Many folks are moving to Wake Forest, NC because of the town's location, affordability and quality of life. Those who live in Wake Forest, NC know how great of a place it is. Downtown Wake Forest is your quintessential downtown in a great North Carolina community. Here is a quick inside look on the Wake Forest community:

If you are considering a move to Wake Forest or intending on purchasing a home contact us so we can connect you with one of our Wake Forest Realtors to help

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Hiking Trails Raleigh, NC

10 Best Hiking Trails Raleigh, NC - What are the best walking trials in Raleigh?

  • William B. Umstead State Park
  • Blue Jay Point County Park
  • Durant Nature Preserve
  • Lake Crabtree County Park
  • Shelley Lake
  • Falls Lake State Recreation Area
  • Lake Johnson State Park
  • Art to Heart Trail (NC Museum of Art)
  • Dorothea Dix Park
  • Neuse River Greenway Trail

William B. Umstead State Park

William B Umstead State Park Entrance

William B. Umstead State Park is one of the best hiking trails in Raleigh, NC thanks to its serene 5,599 acres quietly nestled between the areas focal points of Raleigh, Cary, and Durham. Umstead park offers hiking, bridle (for you horse riders), bike trails, boat rentals, camping, picnic areas, and educational programs. Part of the East Coast Greenway which is a 3,000-mile-long system of

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Living in Fuquay-Varina, NC

Learn the reasons why so many people are moving to Fuquay-Varina, NC 

Moving to Fuquay-Varina, NC - What is it like living in Fuquay-Varina, NC?

Fuquay-Varina is one of the best places to live in Wake County so it's no wonder everyone is moving here!

With so many folks moving to Fuquay-Varina, NC the city is quickly becoming one of the best places to live in the Triangle! The Downtown Fuquay-Varina area has seen massive growth in the past few years. What was once a sleepy town that most folks wouldn’t consider moving to is rapidly turning into one of the best secrets the Triangle has to offer!

Fuquay-Varina has a population of 30,000 and has nearly doubled in population growth in the last 10 years. New Construction in Fuquay-Varina is on the rise with so many folks relocating to the

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Moving to Morrisville, NC - What is it like living in Morrisville, North Carolina!

Living in Morrisville, NC

Find out why so many people are moving to Morrisville, NC!

Moving to Morrisville, NC is a popular decision for folks who are relocating to the Raleigh area thanks to the town's proximity to the major attractions including Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU), the Research Triangle Park (RTP) and Lenovo's headquarters. Morrisville is a tech town. Living in Morrisville, NC gives most folks a ton of great neighborhoods to choose from, easy commutes to work thanks to its central location and access to great schools  The town of Morrisville is the northern neighbor to Cary, Apex and Holly Springs, as well as the western neighbor to Raleigh and east of Durham and Chapel Hill.

If you are considering a move

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Moving to Cary, NC - What is life like when living in Cary?

Cary is a great city for anyone looking to live in a top-rated town that offers excellent schools, weather, and amenities! It's no wonder everyone is moving to Cary, NC. If you are considering a move to Cary please feel free to connect with us to help with your relocation or any questions you may have!

10 Reasons to Love Living in Cary:

Community

People

Education

Jobs

Safety

Family

Weather

Affordability

Location

Golf

Check out the article below on moving to Cary, North Carolina!

10 Reasons you'll love Relocating to Cary, North Carolina!

There are a lot of reasons someone would want to move to Cary whether it's for the area, the great

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What Are The Best Neighborhoods in Raleigh, NC

The Best Neighborhoods in Raleigh, NC:

  • Oakwood (Downtown)
  • Cameron Village
  • Boylan Heights
  • Hayes Barton
  • Mordecai
  • Downtown
  • Historic South Park
  • North Hills
  • Wakefield
  • Falls River
  • Brier Creek
  • Five Points
  • Stonehenge
  • Six Forks
  • Glenwood Ave
  • Oberlin/Glenwood
  • NC State

When it comes to buying a home, Raleigh is an incredible place to plant roots. The population is growing fast and consists of just under 500,000 residents. On average, there are 40 people moving to the Raleigh area daily and the county has a net growth of nearly 70 people per day. There are significant qualities that influence the influx of people wanting to call Raleigh home. 

Being a hub for various technology companies, finest

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Best Neighborhoods in Cary, NC

BEST NEIGHBORHOODS IN CARY, NC LOCAL REAL ESTATE AND HOMES FOR SALE

If you're looking for the best neighborhoods in Cary, NC you should contact us and let us know exactly what you're looking for in a neighborhood. The more information you give us the more we can personalize the right Cary neighborhoods to your lifestyle. There are so many different types of homes, neighborhoods, price ranges in Cary and once we know what your priorities are it will be easier for us to help you find a great home.

One of the first questions you'll need to ask yourself is if you'd prefer to buy a new construction home in Cary or in a mature neighborhood, likely with larger lots and more trees.

Here is a jump-to list of the best neighborhoods in Cary, NC (or scroll down):

  1. Amberly
  2. Carpenter
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