Find Your Perfect Location
Searching for a neighborhood that will work for you? Welcome to the Triangle! Centrally located in the piedmont region between North Carolina’s scenic beaches and majestic mountains, the Triangle’s many towns and cities are often voted in national publications as the “best place to live”. Each community has unique offerings. Whether you’re dreaming of the picturesque small-town vibe with bigger city amenities, or want to be surrounded by urban energy and top-notch restaurants, we can help you find a home in your ideal community.Explore helpful information about the greater Raleigh area and the charming towns that surround it:
Downtown Raleigh, N.C., is where historic neighborhoods, world-class museums, Southern diners, outdoor green spaces, performing arts venues, breweries and underground cocktail spots all work together to create one incredible cultural hotspot.
It’s where you can tour a chocolate factory, play classic arcade games, park your bike outside a bicycle-themed brewery, indulge in a plate of whole-hog, pit-cooked barbecue, pick up a pair of locally hand-crafted denim jeans and visit a contemporary art museum—all within in a 100-step radius.
Some of the state’s most visited attractions (North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, Marbles Kids Museum and North Carolina Museum of History), plus a host of critically-acclaimed restaurants on a national level (Poole’s Diner, Bida Manda, Garland, Raleigh Beer Garden and more) call the center of the city home.
Cary is located just 17 minutes from downtown Raleigh. One of the fastest-growing cities in the South, Cary is home to renowned restaurants, world-class shopping, booming business, top-tier entertainment, culture and arts and wide range of leisure and outdoor experiences. It’s no wonder that MONEY magazine has ranked Cary as one of the country’s “Best Places to Live.”
If you come hungry, you’re guaranteed to leave happy. Cary offers more than 200 dining options, including passionate mind and Master Baker Lionel Vatinet's La Farm Bakery, a modern-day boulangerie (bakery) with three locations across the town; Ashworth Drugs, a local favorite serving up coke floats and hot dogs since 1957; and Pizzeria Faulisi, a Neapolitan-style pizza spot run by a renowned husband-and-wife chef team.
West of RDU International Airport and south of Research Triangle Park is Morrisville, a small but growing enclave known for its diversity, educated populace and cultural vibrancy.
Morrisville’s location just west of the airport offers a unique reason to swing out of Raleigh for a quick getaway. RDU Observation Park provides sweeping views of the airport runways and Air Traffic Control Tower and is an exciting activity to enjoy with the entire family. Families can also enjoy exploring N.C. wildlife and native habitat at Crabtree Creek Nature Park, a 34-acre wooded and wetland park site with walking trails and a nature center.
This town is called “the peak of good living” for a reason! Celebrating its turn-of-the-century railroad heritage, the charming town of Apex features more than 60 commercial and residential structures dating from 1870 to 1940. Take a stroll through the quaint, pedestrian-friendly downtown area to see colorfully restored buildings that house thriving businesses.
Downtown Apex is home to bustling antique shops and specialty stores, including the locally-adored Rusty Bucket, as well as restaurants like the award-winning Anna’s Pizzeria. History buffs can tour historic Hughes and Salem Streets, part of a district recognized by the National Register of Historic Places that includes the circa-1914 Apex Union Depot, an iconic example of late Victorian architecture.
Holly Springs began as a crossroads located near fresh water springs and an abundance of holly trees, where travelers would stop to quench their thirst. While that bit of history doesn’t continue today, residents and visitors do indulge in what’s flowing from the growing town’s popular craft breweries, including Bombshell Beer Company, one of the first female-owned breweries in North Carolina.
For the golfer, the town of Holly Springs is home to two private courses: Devils Ridge, part of the Sunset Ridge community, and 12 Oaks, part of the 687-acre 12 Oaks community.
The character of Holly Springs truly can be sensed at local events, including the downtown Farmers Market, Hollyfest (an annual Town festival), and Christmas Parade along Main Street.
Fuquay-Varina is located just 15 minutes south of Raleigh. Its population has doubled in the past 10 years, making it one of the fastest growing towns in North Carolina!
Originally, visitors from near and far traveled to the quaint little town near Raleigh seeking the healing powers of the Fuquay mineral spring. Today, Fuquay-Varina remains a rewarding destination for those looking for day-trip adventure or a weekend getaway. Discover the majestic Fuquay Mineral Spring Park that gave the town part of its name, or shop local flavors at The Growers Market of Fuquay-Varina. During the warm months, families can cool off at South Park's 6,000-square-foot splash pad.
Those looking to spend time shopping and mingling outdoors can stroll either of Fuquay-Varina’s downtown districts with restaurants, local shops, art galleries, consignment shops and more.