About Cary, NC
About Cary, NC
Cary is a thriving community in the heart of the Triangle area bordering the west side of Raleigh. Close proximity to Research Triangle Park and to RDU International Airport has made this city one of the more popular places for people to live in the Triangle area.
Cary is playfully referred to by locals as the “Concentrated Area of Relocated Yankees” due to so many people from the northeast whom have relocated here to either work or retire! The town provides a variety of enjoyable recreation, sports, environmental, historical and cultural arts programs and services. Downtown Cary has gone through a major revitalization program yet still maintains that small town atmosphere that so many people love. In fact, it consistently makes the honor roll among the nation’s top cities. Cary has been recognized as one of the ‘Safest Places to Live in America’, ‘Best Places to Retire’ and ‘Best Places to Raise a Family’. Money Magazine named Cary the ‘Hottest town in the East’ ; one of six ‘Hottest Towns in America’; ‘Best Small Cities in America’ and ranked it 5th on their annual list of ‘Best Places to Live”.
“Caryites” are a hardworking group of people with one of the highest median household incomes in the state. Being no further than 20 minutes from the major universities Duke, North Carolina State, and UNC; education is an important part of Cary life.
- Sense of Security – Cary continually ranks as one of the top 20 safest large cities nationally and the safest in the Southeast. Its Police and Fire departments and Emergency Medical Services are nationally accredited.
- Livability – Tree-lined streets and well-groomed subdivisions and office parks show Cary has been developed the right way.
- Vibrancy – This town is home to world class businesses and national retail stores. Cary’s fast-growing Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources program has something for everyone, regardless of age or interest.
- Diversity – School-age children comprise nearly a quarter of the population. Yet people of retirement age are the fastest-growing group in this small city. 19% of townspeople were born in another country.
Cary Real Estate
Cary consists primarily of neighborhoods referred to as Planned Unit Developments. Most PUDs have HOA’s with monthly, quarterly or annual fees that vary depending upon amenities and services provided. Many communities provide access to swimming pools, club houses & tennis courts. Three popular communities feature golf courses; Lochmere Golf Club, Prestonwood Country Club and MacGregor Downs Country Club. Homes can be found starting in the $180’s up to the millions. Scroll down to see all homes currently on the market in Cary. Note that homes shown below can change frequently as they are a direct feed from the local MLS. To define a price range, use the orange “More Listings in Cary” button.
For more information or to view any available homes in Cary, call or text area expert and real estate professional, Ernie Behrle with BuySmart Realty. 919-795-5447
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