Why Relocate to Raleigh, NC? I’ll Tell You Why!

Why Move to Raleigh NC or any of the incredible surrounding towns?

 

1. LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION! Raleigh is centrally located with easy access to anywhere in the Triangle area. Raleigh consistently ranks among the best places to live, start a business, raise a family, and earn a world-class education. Raleigh and the Triangle area is conveniently located just a few hours from the mountains or the sandy beaches of the Atlantic Ocean.

2. World Class Health Care! The Triangle is an international center of medical care and research and has one of the highest concentrations of doctors and hospitals. Major health care providers include WakeMed, Rex Healthcare, Duke Raleigh Hospital in Wake County, Duke University/Medical Center and UNC Hospitals. These hospitals consistently rank among the highest in the nation.



3. Education! 
The Wake County Public School System regularly ranks as one of the best in the country and is one of the major factors considered by relocating families to the Raleigh area. The Triangle area offers many world class universities such as Duke University, University of North Carolina and North Carolina State University. The Triangle has 18 colleges, universities and community colleges and boasts the highest concentration of PhD’s in the country. 


4. Career/Business Opportunities! 
Raleigh NC consistently ranks as one of the best places to work and start a business. Thanks to the diverse economic base, our residents can choose to work in a wide variety of industries. Our 3 largest industries are government, education and health care. In addition, we are internationally known for our industry leading high-tech companies in industries that include biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, computer software and hardware, and textiles. 


5. Climate/Recreation! 
Raleigh and the Triangle area is conveniently located just a few hours from the mountains or the beaches of the Atlantic Ocean. North Carolina is known for its mild weather year round and its four distinct seasons. We usually get a a very small amount of snow each winter – occasionally enough for the kids to build a snowman. Mild weather translates to year-round outdoor activities such as biking, hiking, boating, swimming and all kinds of sports


6. Arts and Culture! 
Raleigh is home to a number of world-class museums that are among the largest and best in the Southeast. In the capital area residents can enjoy the North Carolina Museum of History and The North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences. Also downtown is the Marbles Kids Museum which offers new exhibits each month for people of all ages to enjoy. If you prefer a night out at the theater, the Progress Energy Center for the Performing Arts is the place to be. The performing arts center features the Memorial Auditorium, Fletcher Opera Theater and the Meymandi Concert Hall. These are home to the North Carolina Symphony, the North Carolina Theater and The Carolina Ballet. Be sure to visit the North Carolina Museum of Artwith its new collections and the 164 acre Museum Park which combines art and nature.

 

7.Sports!  College basketball and football teams from Duke, UNC, and NC State are amazing to watch.The Triangle area is also home to the NHL Stanley Cup Champion Carolina Hurricanes, the Carolina Mudcats (AA Baseball affiliate of the Cincinnati Reds), the Durham Bulls (AAA Baseball affiliate of the Tampa Bay Rays), and the Carolina RailHawks soccer team.



8. Shopping! 
 Raleigh is a shopper’s paradise and between Cary, Raleigh, and Durham, you will find 5 major malls with over 450 stores. Raleigh has Crabtree Valley Mall, Triangle Town Center, North Hills, and Cameron Village. Durham has its outstanding Streets at Southpointe Mall, and Cary has the Cary Towne Center. 


9. Restaurants! 
With 100 restaurants and clubs in downtown Raleigh alone, you can see why it is the place to be. When it comes to nightlife, you will find some of the hottest places around to dance or listen to some of the best live music. Our diverse mix of pubs, breweries and nightclubs are just a few reasons why everyone enjoys our area. We have some of the best restaurants in the South! Enjoy a good steak? Try our Angus Barn, ranked as one of the best steakhouses in America. 


10. Golf Anyone?. When it comes to golf destinations and outstanding golf communities, the state of North Carolina ranks among the most recognized in the country. The best part is that you can golf just about year-round. There is something here for every golfer from Raleigh’s public access courses to Pinehurst’s nationally known courses. Select golf courses in the Raleigh area include the Hale Irwin designed TPC course at Wakefield Plantation, the Tom Fazio designed course at Hasentree, the Arnold Palmer Signature Golf Course at the Brier Creek Country Club, and the challenging Heritage Wake Forest golf course.

 

Ready to Relocate or Just Want More Information?

Online Resources to Help With Your Move
My website makes it easy for you to  view my featured listings  and learn more about the community including important information about schools, demographics, climate, crime and much more. 

Contact  me for all your relocation needs including:

  • Community and school information
  • Personalized home searches based on your needs
  • Expert advice on local taxes and financing
  • Referrals for movers, utilities and other local service providers
  • Hotel reservations and other travel assistance
  • Anything else you need to make your move successful            

It is a GREAT time to buy with prices down, interest rates low and the tax benefits of Home Ownership! It is important to understand the home buying process before you start looking at homes so that you know what to expect. I explain the entire process and provide my new buyers with a buyer booklet outlining the steps and what you need to know. If you are looking to buy a home locally or looking to relocate to the Triangle Area of North Carolina – Cary, Apex, Raleigh, Morrisville, Chapel Hill or another town, I would love to help you find your new home. Give me a call with any questions or visit my website.

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I strive to help people get from where they are to where they want to be.

 

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About K.C. McLaughlin

K.C. McLaughlin, REALTOR®, e-PRO® with RE/MAX United My mission is to provide every client with an experience so exceptional that I'll be considered the only one who does what I do. I am highly organized and knowledgeable about the process and the marketplace, I'll guide you through the sequence of steps you'll need to take. Whether you're buying or selling a home, I aim to establish open communication and an information-sharing collaboration. Truly understanding your needs and desires enables me to make effective buy/sell connections for you. As your partner in real estate, I make it my business to stay ahead of the curve and keep you informed about what to expect and when. I'll equip you with reference materials, decision-making devices, and lists of technical service providers and expert professional resources. My long career in computer technology, software and marketing honed my skills in working with people, efficient process management, flexibility, creative problem solving; and my ability to focus if things begin to break down. I'm well versed in the strategies and methodologies needed for an effective, targeted campaign aimed at buying or selling a property and realizing the most positive cost/value outcome. These tools have provided a firm platform on which to build my second, and much enjoyed, career in real estate. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Education B.S. Business Management at Stony Brook University M.S. Management and Policy at Stony Brook University Experience RE/Max United - The Triangle Team Broker Associate/ REALTOR® 35 Years of Experience Among Triangle Team Members 20 Years Managerial, Training and Customer Service/Support Member of the National Association of Realtors Member of the North Carolina Association of Realtors Member of the Raleigh Regional Association of Realtors Testimonials "It is truly a pleasure to work with K.C. She is a very patient and kind person who really went out of her way to help us find our new home. She is not pushy and just out "looking to make a sale." K.C. took an interest in what my wife and I desired in a home, and then made sure it happened. We would definitely use K.C. again to sell or purchase another home. She is fantastic!" Mike and Lynn Di Ruscio
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