Living in Raleigh NC

Home | Living in Raleigh NC
Downtown Raleigh Skyline viewed from Boylan Street
 

Welcome to Raleigh!

If you want to be in one of the world’s top destinations, then Raleigh is the city for you. The state’s capital consistently ranks at the top of “the best of” lists and boasts an impressive food scene with endless things to do. Good job opportunities abound in Raleigh. In fact, Glassdoor recently named the city as the No. 1 Best City for Jobs, with companies such as IBM, Cisco, and SAS located in the area.

Raleigh is one of the South’s Top 10 Tastiest Towns according to Southern Living Magazine, with places such as Bida Manda, Lilly’s Pizza, and MoJoes Burger Bar populating the area. With more than 1,200 restaurants in the area, you’ll always be able to try something new.

North Carolina State University is located in the heart of Raleigh, with one of the most well-known engineering programs in the Southeast.

Get active when living in Raleigh by biking the Neuse River Trail or look forward to the bike-share program that’s coming to the area in 2017. Check out the State Fair that attracts thousands every fall for family fun.

With a variety of designs in the layouts all over the Raleigh area, the housing market stays hot.

If you’re looking for a new home with beautiful neighborhoods, great schools, good food, and plenty to do – Raleigh is the place for you.
 

Moving to Raleigh NC

When moving to the area, you might want to use this handy Relocation Guide that is helpful in providing information on available homes, school information, and attractions in the area. The City of Raleigh is responsible for providing water and sanitary sewer service to 530,000 people throughout Raleigh, Garner, Wake forest, Rolesville, Zebulon, Knightdale, and Wendell. Go here for FAQs regarding water concerns.
 

 
With so many different parts of Raleigh, you’ll have no trouble finding a place that best suits you and your family’s needs.

Inside the Beltline (ITB) is known for being a bit pricier than Outside the Beltline (OTB) when it comes to housing in Raleigh due to location. If you’d like to be close to all of the action downtown, check out Oakdale at Mordecai which sits in the Historic Oakdale district. The Wade is also an exciting condominium unit that will be within walking distance of Cameron Village.

North Raleigh has some beautiful homes that are close to PNC Arena and North Hills Shopping Center such as at Brookhaven.
 

Ready to Start Looking at New Homes in Raleigh?

If you’re looking for a particular neighborhood or home style, or want to find out which home builders are building new homes in the area, you’ve come to the right place to start your research! And when you’re ready, let our New Home Finder show you detailed listings on the new homes currently available in this area.
 

The Latest News from Raleigh NC

Home Renters Are Headed to Raleigh

Home Renters Are Headed to Raleigh

The results are in. According to data accrued from Zillow, Nashville and Raleigh are the most attractive cities for home renters to head to. Using data from Renter Profiles, Zillow found that renters wanted to be in Raleigh for a plethora of reasons until they could...

read more
August in the Triangle

August in the Triangle

By Rob Williams Along with the beginning of August comes the looming fact that summer is starting to wind down. School resumes again at the end of the month, forcing you to get back into the hustle and bustle of a normal schedule. Even so, there are plenty of ways for...

read more
Top 5 Places in Raleigh You Haven’t Visited Yet

Top 5 Places in Raleigh You Haven’t Visited Yet

By Rob Williams If you live in Raleigh, you’ve probably taken advantage of the variety of events, activities, and amazing points of interest all over the city. Raleigh is a place of history, culture, and diversity and its inhabitants are entrepreneurs, innovators and...

read more
Raleigh is a Tech and Software Hotspot

Raleigh is a Tech and Software Hotspot

Raleigh, NC is listed on Forbes Magazine as the 5th biggest tech and software hotspot in the country! The list included cities that are dominated by tech centers, strong universities, software developers, tech jobs, a high concentration of both tech jobs and rapid...

read more
Raleigh is the 10th Most Educated City in the US

Raleigh is the 10th Most Educated City in the US

Raleigh is the 10th most educated city in the US for 2015, according to a report by WalletHub. When ranking the most educated and least educated cities in the US, the top most educated city was Ann Arbor, MI and the least educated was Brownsville-Harlingen, TX.  The...

read more
Raleigh Named One of the Fastest Growing Cities

Raleigh Named One of the Fastest Growing Cities

Raleigh was named one of the fastest-growing cities in America by Forbes Magazine, coming in at number 9 out of the top 20! In order to create this list, Forbes considered factors such as estimated population growth for 2015 and 2016, job growth, and the area's...

read more
Raleigh is 4th in the Nation for “Best Places to Live”

Raleigh is 4th in the Nation for “Best Places to Live”

Raleigh, NC has been awarded 4th in the nation for the "Best Places to Live" by U.S. News for 2016! The list ranked the cities based on job market, value, quality of life, desirability and net migration, using data retrieved from the FBI, Bureau of Labor Statistics,...

read more
Raleigh is the Third Happiest City in the US!

Raleigh is the Third Happiest City in the US!

Raleigh, NC has been named the third happiest city in America, cited by a recent study that examines the 100 biggest communities in the country and determines which are the happiest and healthiest for people to live. The rankings were based off of factors that...

read more
Southern Women’s Show

Southern Women’s Show

Join us at the Southern Women's Show April 24 - 26 at the NC State Fairgrounds in Raleigh. Attendees get to enjoy food, fashion, and celebrities, as well as partake in activities related to your health, beauty, and lifestyle! The event offers free parking, and...

read more
Raleigh NC Named Most Favorable Place To Raise Children

Raleigh NC Named Most Favorable Place To Raise Children

A recent Forbes Magazine article named Raleigh, North Carolina the best place to raise a family in the United States.The article discussed how our community has both rebounded from the recent recession and the growing number of young families who are now relocating to...

read more