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Welcome to the City of Oaks!

Everyone knows Raleigh as the capital of North Carolina, but this charming city has so much to offer buyers from all walks of life. Whether you're on the hunt for the perfect downtown high rise, coveting a historic gem, or looking for a move-in ready home of your own, you'll find just what you need in the City of Oaks. Raleigh is one of the best places to live, work, and play—and you'll never have to go far from home to have some fun. As if that's not enough, this amazing city has some of the best shopping, dining, and entertainment opportunities in the South.

Ready to explore a city with the perfect blend of metropolitan convenience and Southern charm? Here's your insider's guide to everything about Raleigh!

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Live, Work & Play in Raleigh!

Live

What kind of home are you looking for? Raleigh might seem like an urban paradise, but this city actually has multiple unique districts that offer plenty of different lifestyles.

Locals have been flocking to North Raleigh for a more residential feel—it's like having all the perks of a suburban and metro area in one spot! Other favorite neighborhoods include Downtown, Glenwood, Cameron Village, and Five Points.

Work

So many professionals are flocking to Raleigh for its amazing educational and career opportunities—and now is the perfect time to start your job search. As one of the main anchors of the Research Triangle, Raleigh offers a variety of jobs in every field.

Some of the area's top employers include SAS Institutes, IBM, and WakeMed Healthcare. Major research institutions, such as North Carolina State Universities, are also close by.

Play

It's time to have some fun! No matter what you love, you'll find it here in Raleigh—this city truly is an entertainment destination. If you want to live like a local, just head to the PNC Arena to cheer on the Carolina Hurricanes or check out one of the city's amazing museums (we love the North Carolina Museum of Art!).

Not sure where to start? A quick stroll through tree-lined Downtown Raleigh is all it takes to add some excitement to your weekend. 

Raleigh at a Glance

Getting Around

Major Roads: I-40, I-495, US 1, US 70, US 401 
Airport: Raleigh-Durham International Airport
Public Transit: GoRaleigh
Distance to Durham: 21 minutes, 14 miles
Distance to Chapel Hill: 38 minutes, 29 miles

Demographics

Population: 469,298
County: Wake
Zip Codes: 27601 - 27617
Median Home Value: $284,146
Median Rent: $1,224

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There's Even More to Love!

Wondering why Raleigh residents stay here for life? There are so many ways to fall in love with this charming city—here are a few of our favorite things!

Delicious Eateries

Living in Raleigh means you'll have access to some of the best eateries in the South—and we're pretty proud of our cuisine! International dishes and Southern comfort foods blend seamlessly in the City of Oaks, and every restaurant offers a unique dining experience unlike any other. Looking for recommendations? Locals love Beasley's Chicken + Honey, Bida Manda, Big Ed's City Market, and The Pit.

Unbeatable Retail

Whether you're just running some errands or are looking to indulge in an afternoon of shopping, you'll find plenty of retail destinations right here in Raleigh. Natives adore Crabtree Valley Mall, which features all of your favorite stores, as well as a few hidden gems. Cameron Village offers a one-of-a-kind outdoor shopping experience, and you can even call this charming neighborhood home!

Tons of Green Space

North Carolina's mild climate makes it easy to get outside and enjoy nature—and Raleigh has plenty of green spaces to explore! Dorothea Dix Park is a favorite amongst locals, and it's also home to the famous Dreamville Music Festival. If you want to get in touch with your wild side, just head to the William B. Umstead State Park, which features over 5,500 acres of protected woodland, camping grounds, and trails. 

A+ Schools

When you're looking for a new place to put down roots, schools might be a top concern. Luckily, Raleigh is served by the Wake County Public School System, the largest district in the entire state. Don't let the numbers fool you, though—all of WCPSS's 160,471 students receive an individualized education that will prepare them to succeed after graduation. Raleigh is also home to countless magnet, charter, and private school options.

Ready to Start Your Search?

There are so many reasons to make a move to Raleigh, and one visit is all takes to fall in love. If you're ready to jumpstart your home search, the Reeves Team is here to help! We have over a decade of experience when it comes to helping buyers plant new roots—and we're excited to help you, too. Feel free to reach out to us with any questions!

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