Life in Raleigh

The Life in Raleigh blog category will be for events that are coming to Raleigh that we want to share with everyone! We have also started a group on Facebook, so join the conversation! #RaleighLife

Found 26 blog entries about Life in Raleigh.

If you are living in Raleigh, North Carolina with a dog than there is a good chance you're searching for a dog park for your pet to play with others! For those moving to Raleigh, NC with four legged friends, we have a great resource for you.

While our website is focused on providing top-notch real estate information, and helping people who are searching homes for sale in Raleigh, we also like to discuss life locally. Below you will find information on dog parks in Raleigh, NC, along with links to our community pages where you can check out available houses for sale.

So without further ado, here are some of the top dog parks in Raleigh!

Oakwood Dog Park Raleigh, NC

Address: Monroe Road Raleigh, NC

I am partial to the Oakwood neighborhood dog

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The Top Neighborhoods in Cary, NC - What are They?

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

Are you wondering what the top neighborhoods in Cary, North Carolina are? Whether you're searching for a family, as a young professional, a retiree, there are many great subdivisions in Cary for everyone and anyone!

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

  • Amberly
  • Carpenter
  • Cary Park
  • Lochmere
  • MacGregor Downs
  • Preston
  • Regency

Want to search Homes for Sale in Cary, NC? Click here!

So what is it about Cary, North Carolina that has so many people moving to the area? Aside from the long list of accolades and awards Cary has won over the last few years, the people, the affordability of homes, weather, and communities are all a part

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If you've taken a ride through the streets of downtown Raleigh recently, there's a good chance you saw the signs for the historic Oakwood Candlelight tour coming up!

Oakwood is a neighborhood in downtown Raleigh, NC that's history is rich, with homes dating back to the 1800s. There is a continuing effort in Raleigh, to preserve the victorians built a more than a century ago. The architectural style of these homes in Oakwood is part of what makes the candlelight tour so much fun. To see how these homes were built almost two hundred years ago, takes you right back to the history of life in Raleigh.

If you want to purchase tickets for the event, you can do so by following this link.

Thanks to HistoricOakwood.org for providing a map, which you can

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Raleigh Real Estate, reasons to buy a home for sale now

One reason it's a great time to buy a home in Raleigh here in 2015 is the low interest rates. That's one of the more obvious reasons buying a home today makes a lot of sense. Buying Raleigh real estate offers many other benefits for buyers, that far outweigh whether or not it's a good time to buy... 

Earlier this week we wrote an article on whether or not it makes sense to buy real estate at a young age. A recent North Carolina State University graduate reached out and asked:

“Hey Ryan,

Loved your article on buying real estate when you’re young. I’m a first-time home buyer and was wondering if it still makes sense to buy in this market which seems to favor sellers? I’ve heard mixed opinions, what do you think?” - Kevin

I absolutely love

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Raleigh Area Neighborhoods and Towns

In Raleigh there are quite a few neighborhoods and districts that make up the city itself. From golf course communities, to downtown, to the neighboring towns that make up the Triangle area of NC.

Inside this blog post we are going to assist those who are moving to the Raleigh area with a brief description of Raleigh area neighborhoods, towns, and places that would be of interest to anyone relocating locally. Our purpose is to deliver information that is important to consumers who visit this page and we are going to do so with brief descriptions, statistics, school ratings, real estate and more.

Downtown Raleigh Real Estate and information on towns and schools

Raleigh

Our first blog post included a description of Raleigh neighborhoods in which we gave a little bit of

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Slide the City on Glenwood Ave. in Raleigh!

Are you Ready for A Huge Water Slide Event in Downtown, Raleigh!?

The Slide the City event, is making it's debut on May 30th when a 1,000 foot slip and slide will cover some major downtown Raleigh real estate, as it travels down Glenwood Ave South from Tucker to Lane St. 

Want to register for the event in Raleigh? You can gain early bird access here.

If you're going to the event, make sure you join the conversation on Facebook where thousands of people are talking about it!

Slide the City Downtown Raleigh on Glenwood Ave

Is the Slide the City Event in Raleigh Cancelled? - No, IT'S ON!!

The event was originally to be cancelled and it was not because of safety. The slide is padded and offers great safety for those who ride on it,

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