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On the outskirts of Raleigh lies one of North Carolina's most popular cities. Cary, NC has been recognized as one of the nation's safest, most family-oriented places to live. What's special about Cary is its cultural attractions, vast recreational opportunities, thriving businesses, and top-notch educational institutions. Families searching homes for sale in Cary will find all of this and more at their fingertips.
During the day, check out Cary’s one-of-a-kind boutiques and lunch hot spots. You’ll notice the many historic buildings that have been renovated to house local businesses. What's unique about Cary is that it has so much to offer, and yet it retains its small-town charm, especially since most areas have fiber-ready internet and Koka Booth Amphitheater is only a short drive across town for live shows and seasonal events such as the Chinese Lantern Festival.
Those considering homes for sale in Cary are delighted to hear about the city's state-recognized public school system, which many consider being the best in the area. It's always a close call to see who comes out on top in ratings - Cary or the Chapel Hill school district. One thing to note is that Cary's main school district (Wake County) has been rapidly growing and building schools to accommodate new families. Because of this, many of the schools are capped, where you will be potentially assigned to a school you were not expecting. Please review our Capped Schools Guide to learn more.
The quality of life in Cary is high due to the many educational and cultural opportunities; however, it's the job market that gives residents time to enjoy the city's attractions. Cary is within 30-45 minutes of 15 other major cities in the state, including Raleigh, Durham, and Chapel Hill. Imagine having such a short commute and access to so many activities on nights and weekends!
Homes for sale in Cary can be somewhat pricey, however there are cheaper options available as well. You can use our Advanced Search to find a wide variety of fixer-upper and move-in ready homes, townhomes, and condos. Also, as Cary is a large suburb in the Raleigh / Durham area, there are always plenty of new construction opportunities if you're interested in building a new home.
Cary local real estate market updates can be found here: Raleigh Area Real Estate Market Data
We created a list of Cary neighborhoods here if you'd like to review them, or for an easier option you can just browse homes for sale below.
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