Find out more information about homes for sale in Raleigh, Cary and Apex, North Carolina. On this web site, you can set up a free home search, you can explore neighborhoods using lifestyle-based search tools and find lots of other great information. Contact area expert, Marc Langefeld, if you have any other questions.
Raleigh is the capital of North Carolina and is known as the "City of Oaks" for its many oak trees, which line the streets in the heart of the city. The city is the largest in Wake County with a population of over 500,000 and is one of the fastest-growing cities in the country. Raleigh is a city of art and culture that features beautiful museums, concert venues, as well as theater and Broadway shows. The city also offers excellent restaurants and shopping. Raleigh enjoys four seasons; golf and tennis can be played throughout most of the year. The Raleigh Durham International Airport is conveniently located and offers direct flights to many US cities and to select international cities.
Cary is the second largest city in Wake County with a population of over 135,000. Cary is close to Downtown Raleigh, Research Triangle Park and Apex. Cary features fine restaurants, including the Umstead Hotel’s signature restaurant Heron’s. The city also offers premier golf courses, including Prestonwood Country Club. Cary has 32 greenway trails that provide more than 50 miles of recreational amenities for walking, jogging and bicycling. Recently, MetLife established a hub for its global operations in Cary. Another one of Cary’s outstanding employers is SAS Institute, which has been recognized as one of the best companies to work for in the US.