Raleigh is a city that truly has it all.
Thriving urban downtown areas. Lush green parks and mature trees. Outstanding employment opportunities. Top-performing schools. Charming historic neighborhodos and brand-new communities. Arts. Entertainment. Culture. Events. Shopping. Dining. Nightlife. Pro sports... What's not to love about Raleigh. Well, except maybe for the move!
Relocating to a new place is tough, even if you're moving to a great city like Raleigh. So let us help make it a little bit easier for you. Take some time to explore our Raleigh relocation resources and our Triangle home buying resources... or just give us a call to get started finding your perfect home in Raleigh today!
Discover Raleigh, NC
Things to Do
Big-city living means enjoying a nearly endless list of attractions, events, and things to do. In Downtown Raleigh alone, you can find tons of popular attractions, like Red Hat Amphitheater and Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts, or perhaps the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences. Fayetteville Street is a popular nightlife destination, as well as the site of many of Raleigh's most popular events (like First Night Raleigh). Raleigh is also home to both pro and college sports at PNC Arena, as well as the North Carolina State Fair, the North Carolina Museum of Art, and several large malls and commercial shopping areas.
Parks & Rec
Dubbed the "City of Oaks", Raleigh is surrounded by a vast amount of outdoor space and recreation areas. Umstead State Park offers over 15 miles of trails ideal for hiking and biking. Nearby Jordan Lake is popular with both boaters and paddlers, as well as hikers and campers. And all throughout the city, smaller town parks provide ample amenities, like sports fields and courts, trails, dog parks, picnic areas, playgrounds, and more.
Shopping & Dining
You're never far from a delicious local eatery, a great retail fix, or even the conveniences of your favorite grocery store. Raleigh is home to numerous commercial and shopping areas, like the unique local businesses of Cameron Village, the premier retailers of Crabtree Valley Mall, or big-box favorites like Harris Teeter, Walmart, Target, and Food Lion. You'll even find numerous options for natural and health food stores, like Trader Joe's, Whole Foods, and Sprouts.
Public school students in Raleigh belong to Wake County Public Schools, the largest school district in the state and also one of the top-rated districts not only in North Carolina, but also in the country. The district ranks among the best for sports and athletics, for diversity, and for its teachers. Wake County Public Schools boasts some of the highest rated schools in the state, too, like Green Hope High School (#4 Best Public High School in NC), Panther Creek High (#6), and William G Enloe High School (#2 Best Magnet High School).
Finding the Perfect Neighborhood in Raleigh
Once you decide to buy a home in Raleigh, you’ll need to figure out where to start looking! Raleigh has a lot of great neighborhoods, both established and brand-new. So take some time to decide what type of home you’re looking for, what you want and need to be near, and what other features and amenities are important to you. Then, it’s time to start looking!
Spotlight Neighborhoods of Raleigh
Tucked into a lush and tranquil natural landscape on the east side of Cary (though it has a Raleigh address), the community of Braeloch is as lovely and luxurious as it is convenient and affordable.
Gateway Townhomes at Brier Creek
Part of the larger Brier Creek Country Club community, Gateway Townhomes offers a lifestyle packed full of amenities, with the conveniences and affordability of townhome living.
Lennox at Brier Creek
Beautiful modern townhomes nestle into the heart of the fabulous Brier Creek Country Club in North Raleigh—the perfect community for those seeking a low-maintenance lifestyle packed full of amenities.
Buying a Home in Raleigh
Found a few great neighborhoods you think you’ll love? Time to find home and get packing! But don’t worry, neither buying a home or relocating to Raleigh needs to be a stressful process. Here are some of our favorite home-buying and moving resources.
Triangle Home Buying Resources
Make Your Move Easy as Pie with Carla Freund Realty
Really want to make buying a home and relocating to Raleigh easy? Give us a call to team up with Carla Freund Realty, and let us handle the bulk of the work for you. All you have to do is load up the moving truck!