Relocate to Raleigh North Carolina

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About  Raleigh, NC
 
Raleigh, NC is one of the fasted growing towns in North Carolina and in the South. It is part of the North Carolina Triangle which is comprised of the Three Major Cities, Raleigh, Durham, and Chapel Hill and The Three Major Universities in those towns, NCSU, Duke, and UNC. Raleigh continues to experience strong Economic Growth and Employment. Much of Raleigh's Employment can be found in Downtown Raleigh, Research Triangle Park, and throughout Wake County. The Downtown Raleigh Area is Thriving with Retail, Business, Medical Services, Recreation and Housing.
 

Raleigh North Carolina - Capitol Best City to Live in

Raleigh, NC - Capital City

 

Relocating to Raleigh

 

Raleigh, NC is one of the fasted growing towns in North Carolina and in the South. It is part of the North Carolina Triangle which is comprised of the Three Major Cities, Raleigh, Durham, and Chapel Hill and The Three Major Universities in those towns, NCSU, Duke, and UNC. Raleigh continues to experience strong Economic Growth and Employment. Much of Raleigh's Employment can be found in Downtown Raleigh, Research Triangle Park, and throughout Wake County. The Downtown Raleigh Area is Thriving with Retail, Business, Medical Services, Recreation and Housing.

 

Facts About Raleigh:

Raleigh, NC is known as The Capital City because it is the Capital of North Carolina.

Raleigh is also known as The City of Oaks because of its vast number of oak trees. You'll often see an Acorn or an Oak Leaf as it's symbol. They even celebrate the New Year with the dropping of the Acorn.

Raleigh was named after Sir Walter Raleigh.

Raleigh is located in Wake County.

Population: Almost 10 million people call North Carolina home. Of those over 400,000 live in Raleigh and almost 1 million live in Wake County making Raleigh one of the largest metropolitan areas in North Carolina.

Seasons & Weather: Many people move to Raleigh to experience its Four Season and mild weather. You experience a little of each season when you live in the Raleigh area.

Winter in Raleigh does turn cold but on average receive only about 7' of snowfall. You also have plenty of green landscaping, winter flowers and nice sunny days during much of the winter season. Winter temperatures usually don't go much lower than the high 20's and can go as high as the high 40's and low 50's. There's very little driveway shoveling and road plowing if any. You'll have many opportunities to enjoy the festivities of the Season. 

Spring in Raleigh is very welcome and is announced with a melody of birds chirping as they return to the area. In March average temperatures are low 30's to low 60's but, by the end of spring hitting the low 50's to high 70's. This time of year you'll begin to see trees flowering, flowers peaking out of the ground, baby animals emerging, and hear children's laughter outdoors. Many local towns will hold their spring art festivals.

Summer in Raleigh is full of fun and sun. The temperatures warm up, neighborhood and community pools are bustling with people, towns are holding summer and 4th of July celebrations and festivities, people are heading to the beaches for the sun & water or the mountains for cooler weather. The average temperatures for the day might be in the 70's but, there will be days when the mercury hits 100 degrees.

Fall in Raleigh can be a picture of beautiful colors as the leaves begin to change. If you can't get enough in Raleigh, you can head to the Blue Ridge Parkway which is just hours away. Football is definitely in the air when Autumn breaks through. Kids are back to school & university, schools sports begin, some trees start losing their leaves and the fire pits and fireplaces are lit. Temperatures are very enjoyable in the fall.

Cost of Living: Raleigh is one of the most affordable towns in America. However, as with anything, it's all relative. It's a good idea to compare the cost of living in Raleigh with the town you're moving from. You can do that with one of many moving calculators such as the one from salary.com

Taxes: I hear from many people moving from the North. One of the main reasons they tell me they want to move to Raleigh is because our taxes are lower. Property Taxes in Wake County are very affordable as compared with other States. You can check here for information on North Carolina's Income Tax. If you're looking to retire in North Carolina, you can check out all the tax rates at RLIC.

Crime: The Raleigh area boast one of the lowest crime rates around. This is something that's also relative based on where you're moving from. Your Real Estate Professional cannot discuss crime rates with you because they can't possible keep up with all the crime statistics and it would be an opinion. However, for Raleigh Crime Statistics, you can do your homework and check out SpotCrime.comCity of Raleigh Online Crime Mapping and Department of Justice.

Raleigh Employers: Raleigh has a large Vast Array of Employers and one of the largest Business Parks in the South. Research Triangle Park (RTP) joins Raleigh and Durham together. Raleigh consistently ranks as one of the nation's best economic areas year after year. The area's Industy includes Information Technology, Advanced Manufacturing, Research, Education, Medicine, Game Development, Defense, Bio Technology, Pharmaceuticals, Energy, Entrepreneurship, and More. Raleigh is the Home of Many Large Employers and is growing consistently.

Education: The Raleigh Public School system is part of Wake County Public Schools which includes traditional and year round schedules. You'll also find magnet schools, charter schools, and specialty schools among the Wake County Public School System.

Private Schools: There are a large number of private schools in the Raleigh and surrounding areas.

Colleges and Universities: Many people move to the Raleigh area because of the schools. The Triangle (Raleigh) area is convenient to many schools and there are many other wonderful schools in North Carolina. For many student, there's no reason to travel outside of NC because you can find a top NC Universities and Colleges offering a huge variety of degrees and specialties.  There are also several top private universities in North Carolina.

 
Views of Downtown Raleigh NC by NC Style Homes and Real Estate
 
Raleigh Subdivisions:
 
150 St. Marys
1612 Oberlin
222 Glenwood
703 West Lane
Alexandria Square
Alyson Park
Allyns Landing
Anderson Forest
Anderson Heights
Annies Woods
Ashworth
Ashworth Estates
Athens Grove
Avallon
Banbury Park
Banks Pointe
Bartons Creek
Bartons Creek Bluff
Barton Park
Baybridge Park
Beckana
Bedford
Bedford at Falls River
Bedford Estates
Bellevue Terrace
Belmont
Bembridge
Bennett Place
Bennett Woods
Bent Tree
Bentley Woods
Birchwood Hills
Bishops Park
Blenheim
Bloomsbury
Blount Street Commons
Boylan Heights
Branch Crossing
Brandywine
Breckenridge
Breeland Park
Briar Stream Run
Briarcliff
Bridgeton Park
Bridgeton Pointe
Bridgewater
Brookdale
Brookhaven
Brooklyn
Brooklyn Hills
Brookshire
Budleigh
Cameron Park
Cameron Village
Caraleigh Mills
Carolton Square
Carrington
Charleston Ridge
Chateau Ridge
Chelsea
Chestnut Hills
Chippenham Square
Churchill Woods
Clandon Forest
Claridge
Coley Forest
Colinwoods at Stonehenge
Copper Ridge
Cotten Mill
Country Club Hills
Country Life Estates
Country Woods Estates
Crabtree Forest
Crabtree Heights
Crestwood
Crestwood Court
Crossings at Tryon
Crosswinds
Dairyland
Dawson
Debra Forest
Dixie
Dominion Park
Downing Place
Draymoor Manor
Drewry Hills
Durant Trace
Durant Trails
Durston
Edwards Mill
Emerald Chase
Ethans Glen
Fairfax Hills
Fairmont
Fallon Oaks
Fallon Park
Falls Pointe
Falls River
Farrior Hills
Fieldstream Farm
Finley Crest
Five Points
Forest Acres
Forest Hills
Gardens on Glenwood
Gardner Place
Georges Grant
Georgetown
Glen Eden
Glen Forest
Glen Laurel
Glenanneve
Glendower
Glenlake South
Glenwood
Glenwood North Townhomes
Grayson
Greystone
Greystone Park
Grove View
Guard Hill
Hadleigh
Harps Mill Woods
Harrington Grove
Hayes Barton
Hi Mount
Hickory Grove
Hickory Hills
Hickory Hollow
Hickory Hills
Hidden Valley
Hidden Valley North
Highland Creek
Highland Gardens
Historic Oakwood
Hudson
Hunters Knoll
Inman Park
Inman Park Estates
Inside Wake Townhomes
Inwood Forest
Kings Crest
Kingsland Ridge
Kirkwood Park
Lafayette
Lake Boone
Lakeland Woods
Lakemont
Lakepark
Lakes at Umstead
Lakeside
Lakestone
Lakeview
Lakewood
Landings at Neuse Crossings
Lassiter
Laurel Hills
Laurel Manor
Laurel Woods
Lead Mine Lake
Leesville Hollow
Leesville Ridge
Leonard Place
Litchford Crest
Little Lake Hill 
Long Lake
Longview Gardens
Madison Park
Maisons en mer
Massey Preserve
Meadowbrook
Meredith Woods
Mordecai Place
Nine North
Normandy Glen
North Glen
North Hills
North Hills Estates
North Ridge
Northwyck
Oak Park
Oakdale
Oakland Acres
Oakwood
Oakwood Fringe
Oberlin Ridge
Old Stone Crossing
Olde Raleigh
Olde Raleigh Villas
Oxford Park
Palladium Plaza
Paramount
Park Rowe
Pinecrest
Pleasant Grove
PNC Plaza Condominiums
Porto Fino
Quail Hollow
Ramblewood
Raintree
Ravens Ridge
Reedham Oaks
Remington Forest
Renaissance Park
Richmond Hills
Ridgewood
River Run
Riverside
Roanoke Park
Rosengarten Park
Saddle Ridge
Sagewood Square
Savannah Ridge
Seville at Brier Creek
Silver Lake Bluffs
South Park
Spring Valley
Springdale Estates
Springstone 
Starview
Stonehaven
Stonehenge
Stonehenge Park
Stoney Manor
Summerfield North
Sunset Hills
Swans Mill
Tall Oaks
Tatton Place
Tennyson Place
The Dawson on Morgan
The Hampstons at Umstead
The Landings at North Ridge
The Oaks at Fallon Park
The Quorum Center Condos
The Registry
The Townes at Crabtree
Thorpshire
Thorpshire Farm
Traemoor
Traemoor Manor
Traemoor Village
Triple Gate
Trotters Ridge
Trunberry
Umstead Ridge
University Park
Vestavia Woods
Village at Pilot Mill
Village at Pinecrest
Wayland Heights
Wellington Downs
Wentworth Park
West 
West Chase
West Glendower Place
Westchester
Westchester Woods
Westlake
Westlake Reserve
Westlake Village
Westwind
White Oak
Williamsborough
Williamsborough Square
Wilmont
Windermere
Windsor Ridge
Wood Spring
Wood Valley
Woodbridge
Woodrow Park
Woods at Umstead
Woods at St. Albans
Woodspring
Woodstone
Wynbrooke
Wyndcroft
Wyndham
Wynebrooke
Wyngate