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Live

The Raleigh market is thriving.  Bryan Sinnett, your local neighborhood and area real estate broker will show you the most recent market trends and how to gain the most for your money buying and selling in this high-tech economic hub. 

2015 Raleigh Rankings

  • Among World’s 300 Largest Metropolitan Economies in 2014 (Raleigh) – Brookings Institution, January 2015
  • #3 Among Best Metro Areas for STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) Professionals (Raleigh MSA) – WalletHub, January 2015
  • Among 29 Cities All Twentysomethings Should Pick Up and Move To (Raleigh) – BuzzFeed, March 2015
  • Among Cities to Watch in 2015 (Raleigh) – Urbanful, January 2015
  • #2 Among The Fastest-Growing Minority Cities in America for Hispanics (Raleigh) – Brookings Institution, January 2015
  • #2 Among The Fastest-Growing Minority Cities in America for Asians (Raleigh) – Brookings Institution, January 2015
  • #6 Among The Fastest-Growing Minority Cities in America for Blacks (Raleigh) – Brookings Institution, January 2015

Real Estate Market Stats

Average price per square foot for the Raleigh, NC market was $127, an increase of 7.6% compared to the same period last year.  The median sales price for homes in Raleigh for December 2014 to March 2015 was $193,000 based on 1,068 home sales.  The average listing price for homes for sale in Raleigh NC was $359,692 for the week ending March 04, 2015.  Popular neighborhoods in North Raleigh have an average listing prices of $374,037 and $192,972 for Northeast Raleigh.


Work

Research Triangle Park, the largest research park in the world, is known for R&D in fields such as biotechnology, chemicals and telecommunications. RTP is home more than 100 companies developing innovative solutions to pressing global issues. These companies include IBM Cisco, GlaxoSmithKline, Lenovo, Nortel Networks, Sony Ericsson and others.

Wake County is part of the fastest-growing metropolitan area in North Carolina and has grown almost 50% over the last decade with a population of almost 750,000. The county is made up of 12 communities; Raleigh, the largest city in Wake County, is a bustling center for business, health care and education in the state and the region.  It is home to excellent institutions of higher learning including NC State University, Shaw University, Meredith College and Peace College. 


Play

Raleigh blends the fun and excitement of a big city with the charm and hospitality a small Southern town.  Raleigh is situated midway between the Blue Ridge Mountains and the Atlantic Ocean where beautiful North Carolina beaches and mountains are never more than a two to three-hour drive away.

More reasons to stay and play

  • #1 Among 2014 Top N.C. Historic Attractions (North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, Raleigh) – Carolina Publishing Associates, March 2015
  • #6 Among 2014 Top N.C. Historic Attractions (Marbles Kids Museum, Raleigh) – Carolina Publishing Associates, March 2015
  • #11 Among 2014 Top N.C. Historic Attractions (North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh) – Carolina Publishing Associates, March 2015
  • #15 Among 2014 Top N.C. Historic Attractions (North Carolina Museum of History, Raleigh) – Carolina Publishing Associates, March 2015
  • Second place in the U.S. Brewers Cup Championship (Slingshot Coffee Co., Raleigh) – February 2015
  • Among 2015 Most Romantic Restaurants in America (Second Empire Restaurant & Tavern, Raleigh) – OpenTable, February 2015
  • Among Five American Cities You Should Visit in 2015 (Raleigh) – The Huffington Post, February 2015
  • Among 2015 Best Hotels in the U.S.A. Winners (The Umstead Hotel and Spa, Cary) – U.S. News & World Report, January 2015
  • Among America’s 100 Best Beer Bars 2015 (Busy Bee Cafe, Raleigh) – Draft, January 2015
  • Among America’s 100 Best Beer Bars 2015 (Raleigh Times Bar, Raleigh) – Draft, January 2015

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