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Raleigh, NC Real Estate

Raleigh real estate is becoming a hot commodity as more and more people are attracted to the North Carolina capital. No longer the sleepy southern capital that it once was, Raleigh is now one of the fastest growing cities in the country.  Although it has experienced explosive growth in the last few decades, it has still been able to maintain an amazing charm and as many national publications have confirmed, Raleigh is one of the best places to live, work and play.

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Raleigh real estate is becoming a hot commodity as more and more people are attracted to the North Carolina capital. No longer the sleepy southern capital that it once was, Raleigh is now one of the fastest growing cities in the country.  Although it has experienced explosive growth in the last few decades, it has still been able to maintain an amazing charm and as many national publications have confirmed, Raleigh is one of the best places to live, work and play.

You can find all kinds of Raleigh real estate on our website with tons of photos, maps, descriptions and more.  Don't forget to refine your Raleigh real estate search by selecting a property type and price range. You can also use our advanced home search to filter and enhance your search for Raleigh real estate for sale.

Raleigh Real Estate Market

Although the Raleigh real estate market has softened during the recent recession, falling from a high of over 10,000 homes sold in 2005 to just over 6,000 homes sold in 2009, it appears to have reached a bottom. Not only have the number of homes sold dropped in the Raleigh real estate market, but so has the average sale price.  At it's high in 2007, the average sale price was $251,257, dropping to $234,306 in 2009.  The drop in the average sale price is partially due to the large drop in the demand for luxury homes in the Raleigh real estate market.  The Raleigh real estate luxury market peaked in 2007 (the same time the average sale price peaked).  With nearly half the number of luxury homes sold in 2009 compared to 2007, the drop, in part, contributed to the declining sale price in Raleigh real estate. However, the number of sold homes in Raleigh in 2010 is on track to be very close to 2009 and the average sale price is on track to exceed 2009 numbers.

Raleigh Climate

Other than the people who prefer to sport a parka year round and trudge through the white stuff, it's hard not to love the climate that Raleigh and Central North Carolina has to offer.   With mountains in the west, and the ocean to the East, Raleigh real estate is perfectly  positioned for a diverse range in climate. Raleigh real estate offers a taste of every season, yet with a much more moderate feel.

Raleigh Real Estate  and Public Schools

Raleigh is part of the Wake County School System (WCSS), which means that a benefit of being a proud owner of Raleigh real estate, is your pick of schools around you.  WCSS is the 18th largest public school system in the country.  WCSS has won accolades like top school system in the country for certified teachers and has received a "Gold Rating" from Expansion Management.

Colleges and Universities Near Raleigh

A great aspect of Raleigh real estate is that that Raleigh high school graduates don't have to look far when they're searching for a college.  Raleigh is home to a number of world class colleges and universities:

  • North Carolina State University
  • Meredith College
  • Peace College
  • St. Augustine's College
  • Shaw University
  • Wake Technical Community College
  • Campbell University School of Law
  • Southeaster Baptist Theological Seminary

Raleigh Sports

Raleigh Professional Teams

Raleigh, is home to the National Hockey League's Carolina Hurricanes that play at the RBC Center and is the only professional team to call Raleigh home.

Raleigh College Teams

North Carolina State University is well known for their basketball and football teams.  Rivalries run strong between area college teams but are particularly strong between UNC Chapel Hill, Duke (Durham) and NC State.

Getting Around Raleigh

By Car

Another luxury of Raleigh real estate is the highway system. I-40 is the only major interstate highway to run through Raleigh.  However, I-40 has two spur routes, I-440 that makes up the beltline around Downtown Raleigh and I-540, a partially completed loop connecting the towns of Wake Forest, Knightdale, Garner, Apex, Cary, Morrisville, Rolesville and Fuquay-Varina, meaning easy travel to the nearby cities and towns. However, with I-85 and I-95 nearby, it's easy for Raleigh residents to traverse the East Coast, heading north or south.  Owners of Raleigh Real Estate also have the luxury of only being a few hours drive to the Atlantic beaches to the east or the North Carolina mountains to the west.  

By Plane

Raleigh Durham International Airport (RDU) services 45 domestic and international locations and is located in the northwestern part of Wake County.

Raleigh Commerce

Raleigh Employment

The Wake County economy is greatly influenced by the Research Triangle Park (RTP), the country's largest industrial research and development park.  RTP is a center for U.S. high tech and bio-tech research.  There are over 150 companies located in RTP, with some of the largest being IBM, GlaxoSmithKline and Cisco.  

Raleigh has received a number of accolades and been highly ranked nationally as a best place to find a job and operate a business.  Due to these accolades, Raleigh real estate is the perfect place for professionals in the technology and bio-tech industries, and Raleigh real estate property values continue to grow.

Shopping in Raleigh

There are a number of malls, shopping centers and retail areas scattered throughout Wake County.  You can visit one of the major department stores of Triangle Town Center, Crabtree Valley Mall and the Cary Towne Center or enjoy the smaller shops and boutiques in Cameron Village and North Hills.  

Raleigh Health Care

With the amazing amount of colleges, and the heart of the growing bio-tech industry in the Research Triangle Park, this means that owners of Raleigh real estate have access to superior health care and specialists such as WakeMed, Duke Hospital, and Rex Health Care.

Raleigh Recreation

There are 3 state parks located in Wake County: Falls Lake, William B. Umstead and Jordan Lake. Throughout the county there are 152 city parks.  One popular park/trail is the American Tobacco Trail, a 22 mile project with 15 miles located in Wake County for walking, cycling and, in parts, horseback riding.

Arts and Entertainment in Raleigh

Museums

There are a number of museums located in Wake County, with several state museums including the NC Museum of Art, NC Museum of Natural Science and the NC Museum of History.

Performing Arts

There are several performing arts venues including the Walnut Creek Amphitheatre and the Raleigh Memorial Auditorium at the Progress Energy Center for Performing Arts.  Wake County is also home to several professional art organizations including the NC Symphony, Opera Company of NC, NC Theatre and the Carolina Ballet.

Raleigh Real Estate and Culture

Because Raleigh is the political capital of North Carolina, it means that owners of Raleigh real estate benefit from the cultural acts and aspects that are attracted to the capital.


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MLS#: 1921047
MLS#: 1921047
10321 Sablewood Drive
Raleigh, NC  27617
Year Built: 2010, 1 Car Garage
Fonville Morisey/Brier Creek Sales Office Fonville Morisey/Brier Creek Sales Office
$300,000
2 Bed, 2 Bath
1,525 SqFt
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MLS#: 1945880
MLS#: 1945880
210 Waterford Park Lane
Raleigh, NC  27615
Year Built: 2004, 2 Car Garage
Sensational Realty, Inc. Sensational Realty, Inc.
$300,000
3 Bed, 3 Bath
2,549 SqFt
0.07 Acres
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MLS#: 1952034
MLS#: 1952034
1325 Shining Water Lane
Raleigh, NC  27614
Year Built: 2005, Basement, 2 Car Garage
Property Management of NC Property Management of NC
$300,000
4 Bed, 4 Bath
3,300 SqFt
0.21 Acres
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MLS#: 1951510
MLS#: 1951510
8805 Brandon Station Road
Raleigh, NC  27613
Year Built: 1978, 2 Car Garage
Keller Williams Realty Keller Williams Realty
$300,000
4 Bed, 3 Bath
1,983 SqFt
0.63 Acres
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MLS#: 1952821
MLS#: 1952821
400 W North Street
Raleigh, NC  27603
Year Built: 2008
Fonville Morisey/Brier Creek Sales Office Fonville Morisey/Brier Creek Sales Office
$300,000
1 Bed, 1 Bath
967 SqFt
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MLS#: 1952541
MLS#: 1952541
7119 Wexford Woods Trail
Raleigh, NC  27613
Year Built: 2001, 2 Car Garage
Keller Williams Preferred Realty Keller Williams Preferred Realty
$300,000
4 Bed, 3 Bath
2,800 SqFt
0.92 Acres
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MLS#: 1954875
MLS#: 1954875
10321 Sablewood Drive
Raleigh, NC  27617
Year Built: 2011, Basement, 2 Car Garage
Re/Max United Re/Max United
$300,000
4 Bed, 4 Bath
2,192 SqFt
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MLS#: 1955929
MLS#: 1955929
5029 KNARESBOROUGH Road
Raleigh, NC  27612
Year Built: 1979
Real Living Pittman Properties Real Living Pittman Properties
$300,000
3 Bed, 3 Bath
2,350 SqFt
0.45 Acres
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MLS#: 1954924
MLS#: 1954924
5014 Tremont Drive
Raleigh, NC  27609
Year Built: 1967
Re/Max United Re/Max United
$300,000
4 Bed, 3 Bath
2,593 SqFt
0.32 Acres
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MLS#: 1956683
MLS#: 1956683
5410 Regatta Way
Raleigh, NC  27613
Year Built: 2003, 2 Car Garage
Raleigh Custom Realty, LLC Raleigh Custom Realty, LLC
$300,000
4 Bed, 3 Bath
2,555 SqFt
0.15 Acres
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MLS#: 1960813
MLS#: 1960813
4532 Kenning Park Drive
Raleigh, NC  27616
New Construction, Year Built: 2014, 2 Car Garage
Fonville Morisey & Barefoot/Old Milburnie Fonville Morisey & Barefoot/Old Milburnie
$300,530
4 Bed, 3 Bath
3,215 SqFt
0.34 Acres
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MLS#: 1954809
MLS#: 1954809
4132 McGrath Way
Raleigh, NC  27616
New Construction, Year Built: 2014, 2 Car Garage
Fonville Morisey & Barefoot/Old Milburnie Fonville Morisey & Barefoot/Old Milburnie
$300,984
5 Bed, 4 Bath
3,391 SqFt
0.28 Acres
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MLS#: 1954766
MLS#: 1954766
4124 McGrath Way
Raleigh, NC  27616
New Construction, Year Built: 2014, 2 Car Garage
Fonville Morisey & Barefoot/Old Milburnie Fonville Morisey & Barefoot/Old Milburnie
$301,743
5 Bed, 4 Bath
3,391 SqFt
0.28 Acres
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MLS#: 1960915
MLS#: 1960915
4536 Kenning Park Drive
Raleigh, NC  27616
New Construction, Year Built: 2013, 2 Car Garage
Fonville Morisey & Barefoot/Old Milburnie Fonville Morisey & Barefoot/Old Milburnie
$302,645
5 Bed, 3 Bath
3,390 SqFt
0.29 Acres
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MLS#: 1944179
MLS#: 1944179
1424 Palace Garden Way
Raleigh, NC  27603
New Construction, Year Built: 2014, 2 Car Garage
Howard Perry & Walston/Renaissance Park-The New Raleigh Collection Howard Perry & Walston/Renaissance Park-The New Raleigh Collection
$304,492
4 Bed, 3 Bath
2,507 SqFt
0.16 Acres
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MLS#: 1950114
MLS#: 1950114
1326 Dixie Trail
Raleigh, NC  27607
Year Built: 1945
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices YSU Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices YSU
$305,000
3 Bed, 2 Bath
1,320 SqFt
0.26 Acres
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MLS#: 1934461
MLS#: 1934461
6040 Big Sandy Drive
Raleigh, NC  27616
Year Built: 2003, 2 Car Garage
Howard Perry & Walston Realtor Howard Perry & Walston Realtor
$305,000
4 Bed, 3 Bath
3,116 SqFt
0.21 Acres
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MLS#: 1940475
MLS#: 1940475
13037 Townfield Drive
Raleigh, NC  27614
Year Built: 1999, 3 Car Garage
Pan Realty, LLC Pan Realty, LLC
$305,000
5 Bed, 4 Bath
2,887 SqFt
0.24 Acres
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MLS#: 1957913
MLS#: 1957913
11617 Trottenham Street
Raleigh, NC  27614
Year Built: 1977, 2 Car Garage
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices YSU Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices YSU
$305,000
4 Bed, 3 Bath
2,150 SqFt
1.14 Acres
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MLS#: 1952741
MLS#: 1952741
9441 Oglebay Court
Raleigh, NC  27617
Year Built: 2006, 1 Car Garage
Fonville Morisey/Falls Sales Office Fonville Morisey/Falls Sales Office
$305,000
3 Bed, 3 Bath
2,446 SqFt
0.06 Acres
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MLS#: 1952678
MLS#: 1952678
4605 Windy Knoll Road
Raleigh, NC  27616
Year Built: 2002, Basement
Keller Williams Keller Williams
$305,000
3 Bed, 2 Bath
1,609 SqFt
10.42 Acres
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MLS#: 1957395
MLS#: 1957395
631 Crabberry Lane
Raleigh, NC  27609
Year Built: 1985
Robert M. Birch Appraisals Robert M. Birch Appraisals
$306,000
3 Bed, 4 Bath
2,422 SqFt
0.06 Acres
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MLS#: 1956934
MLS#: 1956934
5508 Overdale Lane
Raleigh, NC  27603
New Construction, Year Built: 2014, 2 Car Garage
Meritage Homes of North Carolina Inc. Meritage Homes of North Carolina Inc.
$306,490
4 Bed, 3 Bath
2,865 SqFt
0.54 Acres
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MLS#: 1960855
MLS#: 1960855
4521 Kenning Park Drive
Raleigh, NC  27616
New Construction, Year Built: 2014, 2 Car Garage
Fonville Morisey & Barefoot/Old Milburnie Fonville Morisey & Barefoot/Old Milburnie
$306,861
5 Bed, 4 Bath
3,474 SqFt
0.38 Acres
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MLS#: 1956222
MLS#: 1956222
3412 Great Bear Lane
Raleigh, NC  27614
Year Built: 2005, Basement, 2 Car Garage
Carolina Realty Solutions Carolina Realty Solutions
$307,700
4 Bed, 3 Bath
2,928 SqFt
0.16 Acres
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MLS#: 1960363
MLS#: 1960363
4200 Windsor Place
Raleigh, NC  27609
Year Built: 1978, 1 Car Garage
Harrison Realty Group Harrison Realty Group
$309,900
3 Bed, 3 Bath
2,321 SqFt
0.26 Acres
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MLS#: 1959572
MLS#: 1959572
612 Seastone Street
Raleigh, NC  27603
Year Built: 2001, 2 Car Garage
Re/Max United Re/Max United
$309,900
4 Bed, 3 Bath
2,900 SqFt
0.33 Acres
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MLS#: 1960161
MLS#: 1960161
8708 Harrogate Court
Raleigh, NC  27613
Year Built: 1977, 2 Car Garage
Howard Perry & Walston Realtor Howard Perry & Walston Realtor
$309,900
4 Bed, 3 Bath
2,185 SqFt
0.99 Acres
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MLS#: 1939681
MLS#: 1939681
6325 Southern Charm Lane
Raleigh, NC  27603
Year Built: 2006, 2 Car Garage
Don Anthony Realty Don Anthony Realty
$309,900
3 Bed, 3 Bath
2,811 SqFt
0.71 Acres
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MLS#: 1950936
MLS#: 1950936
4501 Lindsay Drive
Raleigh, NC  27612
Year Built: 1970, 2 Car Garage
Fonville Morisey/Stonehenge Sales Office Fonville Morisey/Stonehenge Sales Office
$309,900
5 Bed, 3 Bath
3,232 SqFt
0.42 Acres
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MLS#: 1942036
MLS#: 1942036
10621 Cokesbury Lane
Raleigh, NC  27614
Year Built: 2000, 2 Car Garage
Linda Craft & Team, REALTORS Linda Craft & Team, REALTORS
$309,900
3 Bed, 4 Bath
2,335 SqFt
0.18 Acres
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MLS#: 1943107
MLS#: 1943107
5921 Dunbarton Way
Raleigh, NC  27613
Year Built: 1992, 2 Car Garage
Carolina's Choice Real Estate Carolina's Choice Real Estate
$309,900
4 Bed, 3 Bath
2,767 SqFt
0.23 Acres
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MLS#: 1945366
MLS#: 1945366
8511 Lasilla Way
Raleigh, NC  27616
Year Built: 2008, 2 Car Garage
Re/Max United Re/Max United
$310,000
5 Bed, 4 Bath
3,115 SqFt
0.29 Acres
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MLS#: 1936112
MLS#: 1936112
3318 Cathedral Bell Drive
Raleigh, NC  27614
Year Built: 2005, Basement, 2 Car Garage
Howard Perry & Walston Realtor Howard Perry & Walston Realtor
$310,000
5 Bed, 4 Bath
3,533 SqFt
0.16 Acres
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MLS#: 1936651
MLS#: 1936651
5101 North Hills Drive
Raleigh, NC  27612
Year Built: 1964
Howard Perry & Walston Realtor Howard Perry & Walston Realtor
$310,000
4 Bed, 3 Bath
2,542 SqFt
0.31 Acres
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MLS#: 1958548
MLS#: 1958548
6100 Allsdale Drive
Raleigh, NC  27617
Year Built: 1995, 2 Car Garage
Raleigh Cary Realty Inc. Raleigh Cary Realty Inc.
$310,000
4 Bed, 3 Bath
2,601 SqFt
0.22 Acres
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MLS#: 1946574
MLS#: 1946574
484 Waterville Street
Raleigh, NC  27603
New Construction, Year Built: 2014, 2 Car Garage
Howard Perry & Walston Realtor Howard Perry & Walston Realtor
$310,900
3 Bed, 3 Bath
2,082 SqFt
0.28 Acres
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MLS#: 1960489
MLS#: 1960489
1201 Twin Branches Way
Raleigh, NC  27606
New Construction, Year Built: 2014, 1 Car Garage
Glenwood Agency, LLC Glenwood Agency, LLC
$314,900
2 Bed, 3 Bath
1,798 SqFt
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MLS#: 1960493
MLS#: 1960493
1201 Twin Branches Way
Raleigh, NC  27606
New Construction, Year Built: 2014, 1 Car Garage
Glenwood Agency, LLC Glenwood Agency, LLC
$314,900
2 Bed, 3 Bath
1,798 SqFt
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MLS#: 1952776
MLS#: 1952776
10421 Rosegate Court
Raleigh, NC  27617
Year Built: 2006, 1 Car Garage
Fonville Morisey/Stonehenge Sales Office Fonville Morisey/Stonehenge Sales Office
$314,900
3 Bed, 2 Bath
1,720 SqFt
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MLS#: 1954363
MLS#: 1954363
2800 Funster Lane
Raleigh, NC  27615
Year Built: 1993, 2 Car Garage
Realty World-Triangle Living Realty World-Triangle Living
$314,900
4 Bed, 3 Bath
3,044 SqFt
0.24 Acres
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MLS#: 1959535
MLS#: 1959535
4120 Davis Meadow Street
Raleigh, NC  27616
New Construction, Year Built: 2014, 3 Car Garage
M/I Homes of Raleigh LLC M/I Homes of Raleigh LLC
$315,000
5 Bed, 3 Bath
3,100 SqFt
0.28 Acres
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MLS#: 1958337
MLS#: 1958337
9204 Leesville Road
Raleigh, NC  27613
Year Built: 1984, 1 Car Garage
Fonville Morisey/Drum Realty Group, LLC Fonville Morisey/Drum Realty Group, LLC
$315,000
3 Bed, 3 Bath
2,344 SqFt
0.53 Acres
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MLS#: 1959114
MLS#: 1959114
5972 Dunbarton Way
Raleigh, NC  27613
Year Built: 1992, 2 Car Garage
Northside Realty Inc. Northside Realty Inc.
$315,000
3 Bed, 3 Bath
2,216 SqFt
0.30 Acres
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MLS#: 1940324
MLS#: 1940324
4768 Swordfish Drive
Raleigh, NC  27603
Year Built: 2004, 2 Car Garage
Linda Craft & Team, REALTORS Linda Craft & Team, REALTORS
$315,000
3 Bed, 3 Bath
3,118 SqFt
0.55 Acres
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MLS#: 1916652
MLS#: 1916652
1004 Eagleshire Place
Knightdale, NC  27610
New Construction, Year Built: 2013, 2 Car Garage
Eastwood Construction LLC Eastwood Construction LLC
$315,875
5 Bed, 3 Bath
3,044 SqFt
0.75 Acres
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MLS#: 1956105
MLS#: 1956105
3216 Meadowvista Court
Raleigh, NC  27606
Year Built: 1998, 2 Car Garage
Raleigh Cary Realty Inc. Raleigh Cary Realty Inc.
$316,500
4 Bed, 3 Bath
2,200 SqFt
1.53 Acres
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MLS#: 1936551
MLS#: 1936551
301 Fayetteville Street
Raleigh, NC  27601
Year Built: 2008
Re/Max Preferred Associates Re/Max Preferred Associates
$317,500
1 Bed, 1 Bath
903 SqFt
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MLS#: 1957181
MLS#: 1957181
222 Glenwood Avenue
Raleigh, NC  27603
Year Built: 2008
Barker Realty Inc. Barker Realty Inc.
$318,900
2 Bed, 2 Bath
1,227 SqFt
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MLS#: 1961220
MLS#: 1961220
700 Kimbrough Street
Raleigh, NC  27608
Year Built: 1941
Rich Realty Group Rich Realty Group
$319,000
4 Bed, 2 Bath
2,251 SqFt
0.24 Acres
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