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.

Raleigh Communities

Because of Raleigh’s size it is home to many distinct areas, some of which include: North Raleigh, Midtown, Downtown, Brier Creek, East Raleigh, West Raleigh, and South Raleigh. Each of these areas are home to dozens of neighborhoods and subdivisions. Historically, here are some favorites:

  • Banks Point
  • Bedford
  • Brier Creek Country Club
  • Brookhaven
  • Ethan’s Glen
  • Falls Reserve
  • Five Points
  • Laurel Hills
  • Mordecai
  • North Hills
  • North Ridge
  • Oakdale
  • Olde Creedmoor
  • Renaissance Park
  • The Hamptons at Umstead
  • Wakefield

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Market Statistics

Raleigh real estate statistics:

Average DOM: 19

Average sales price/list price ratio: 102%

Average new construction sales price: $595,600

Average re-sale sales price: $391,642

Average increase per year: 10.40%

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Client Reviews

Joshua Gibbs
11/19/2019 - Zillow

I met Alyssa around the holiday season of 2018 when looking online to find a place to rent in Raleigh as i was interviewing for jobs to leave my hometown. From the very beginning, she was always so helpful and courteous as well as easy to work with since i had to plan to travel and see places. She...

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Shannon Marie
11/23/2018 - Facebook

The home purchasing process can be super stressful for anyone. Alyssa made sure the entire process for my boyfriend and I went smooth and was super simple. Any questions we had, she already knew the answer to! She educated herself on the homes we wanted to see prior to going to see them. She’s very personable and knew exactly what we were looking for. Thank you SO much Alyssa!!!

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Kobie Arani
7/20/2017 - Facebook

ALYSSA WOLFE, is the best agent I ever had. Very knowledgeable, loving, carying,honest, hard worker and fighter. She find me a house I was looking for less than a month, i got what ever I asked for because of ALYSSA. I hardly recommend ALYSSA to anyone wants to buying a house. ALYSSA, YOU ARE THE BEST I can not thank you enough.

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