Raleigh MLS Property Listings and Communities
Raleigh is North Carolina’s beautiful capital city that was founded in 1972 by Sir Walter Raleigh. Raleigh is also known as the “City of Oaks” due to the countless oak trees that line the city streets. Spanning more than 144 square miles, Raleigh is known for its lush green spaces and parks including places like Pullen Park, Neuse River Trail, William B. Umstead State Park, Lake Crabtree County Park and more. The mild temperatures in Raleigh (an average of 50 degrees in the winter and 89 degrees in the summer) allow residents to enjoy outdoor activities nearly year-round. This capital city’s long and rich history has made for a diverse culture and a community filled with festivals, museums, art galleries, music and restaurants.
Raleigh, a rapidly growing city, makes up one of the points of North Carolina’s Research Triangle which is one of the countries largest and most robust research hubs that largely contributes to the high-tech and biotech fields. Research Triangle Park is a major player in areas rapidly growing job market which is one of the many reasons that so many people are moving into Raleigh every day (and becoming one of the United States fastest growing cities). This rapid growth has led to loads of new development in Raleigh which has made it an exceptional mix of historic and modern properties which means there is something here for people of all tastes and preferences, no matter what type of home they are seeking to buy. Those who choose to sell their home find that buyers are eager to relocate to the Raleigh area, so the time the house spends on the market is minimal.