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 reside.
Cary is playfully referred to by locals as the “Concentrated Area of Relocated Yankees” because so many people from the northeast have relocated here to either work or retire! Cary provides a variety of enjoyable recreation, sports, environmental, historical and cultural arts programs and services. Downtown has gone through a major revitalization program over the past several years 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. It 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 hard working group of people with one of the highest median household incomes in the state. Being no further than 20 minutes from major universities such as Duke, North Carolina State, and the University of North Carolina, education is an important part of Cary life. More than two-thirds of adults hold a college degree.
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.
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 and three feature golf courses; Lochmere Golf Club, Prestonwood Country Club and MacGregor Downs Country Club. The median Listing Price of homes is $433K with Price per Square Foot at $147. Homes can be found starting in the $150’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.
For more information or to view any available homes in Cary, call or text your area expert and real estate professional, Ernie Behrle with BuySmart Realty. 919-795-5447
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