About the Area

Wake County

Wake County

Wake County

Wake County at a Glance


The Amenities

Since it's home to North Carolina's capital, Wake County has plenty of tourist attractions.


The Employment

Technology, science, engineering, and healthcare are the top industries in this county.


The Communities

You can find just about any housing type, including condos, townhouses, and estate homes.


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The Heart and Soul of North Carolina

In Wake County, you can live at the center of everything. This county is located in the geographic center of North Carolina, halfway between the beach and the mountains. Shopping centers, state museums, top-rated restaurants, and universities are abundant in Wake County, so you're never without something to do.

Featured Areas


While home to more than 150,000 people, Cary maintains its small-town charm. It's home to the Triangle's only Dave & Buster's, located in Cary Towne Center mall.


Raleigh is North Carolina's capital city. It's home to NC State University, state and county government, the NC Art Museum, and an energetic downtown.


This town has quickly become a sought-after place to live. Its scenic downtown is appealing in any season, while Jordan Lake is a top summer attraction.

North Raleigh

This area within Raleigh city limits is known for its luxury communities, established country clubs, upscale shopping centers, and proximity to major highways like I-540 and Capital Boulevard.

Wake Forest

This small town has a big reputation. Once home to Wake Forest University, Wake Forest has grown out of its college town identity and into a community that's synonymous with hometown living.


World-class museums, renowned universities, prestigious golf clubs, historic neighborhoods — you name it, this area has it! Inside The Beltline (or "ITB" to the locals).

Holly Springs

In this modern small town, you'll find a magnificent cultural center hosting seemingly endless events, small shops and local restaurants sprinkled along Main Street, and dozens of parks perfect for a picnic.


Second only to Research Triangle Park in Durham, Morrisville is the high-tech hub of the Triangle. Startups and established corporations alike have chosen this growing town as their place of business.

Wake County Things To Do

Why Choose Real Estate By Design?

So you're thinking about moving to area and don't know where to start, right? No need to panic, Real Estate By Design is here to help. We have a team of specialists who are experts in their neighborhoods, so whether you're buying or selling a home, we take care of all the details.

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