Sotheby’s International Realty

Raleigh


Raleigh North Carolina, or the City of Oaks as it’s known, is the state capital and has a population of just over 470 thousand residents.  Named after famed explorer Sir Walter Raleigh, the capital city is home to North Carolina State University, The Carolina Hurricanes, The North Carolina Museum of Art along with world-class dining, no shortage of shopping and one of America’s best places for businesses and to live.  As a section of what is known as the “Triangle,” Raleigh holds its own within the Nation as well as globally with some of the top Tech and Pharma companies that call this city home. The RDU International Airport makes travel in and out of Raleigh to all national and global destinations easy for all. Raleigh is located within Wake County and is approximately 142 square miles and prides itself on the preservation of greenspace such as Dorothea Dix Park. From the estates of North Raleigh that border Falls Lake to Midtown and the bustling metro life of North Hills to Inside the Beltline which is better known as “ITB,” there are ample areas to live that fit anyone’s stage or preference of life in neighborhoods such as Country Club Hills, Hayes Barton and Cameron Village districts to Historic Oakwood and Boylan Heights. The median home price in the Triangle is around $350,000 but you can find homes priced from 200k up to 6 million. There is no shortage of parks, arts and entertainment or even dining and shopping experiences in Raleigh.  The City of Oaks does not disappoint and we welcome you to explore all that it has to offer.