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Homes for Sale in Cary, NC by Price

Where Small-Town Charm Meets Big-City Fun

So you have decided to explore Cary, NC as a possible location for your next home—what an excellent choice! Cary is consistently listed as one of the top 10 places to live in the United States.

With a population of more than 150,000 residents, Cary is the 2nd largest community in Wake County behind Raleigh. Cary is known for its vibrant downtown, its variety of new and established neighborhoods, and its events and attractions that appeal to every resident and lifestyle. It's also convenient to Raleigh, Durham, Research Triangle Park (RTP) and the Raleigh-Durham (RDU) International Airport. 

There is something for everyone here.

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What Makes Cary Special?

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There is Something Here for Everyone

Cary has plenty of community programs that will keep everyone happy. Want to enjoy a bike ride? Head to William B. Umstead State Park or choose a paved greenway trail. (Did you know that Cary features over 70 miles of trails?) Eager to play a game of football or basketball? The Town of Cary sponsors both youth and adult sports.

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You'll Find Plenty of Fun Year-Round

Downtown Cary is not the only place you can find something exciting in this area. Visit Koka Booth Amphitheatre for the annual July 4th Celebration, attend the Ritmo Latino Festival in Downtown Cary, enjoy the live music at Wind Down Wednesdays at Waverly Place shopping center, and watch local marching bands perform at Cary Band Day.

What Future Residents Need to Know

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Quick Facts

Population (2015 est.): 159,769

Population Change Since 2010: 18.0%

Land Area: 54 sq.mi.

Median Home Value: $301,600

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Local Schools

School District: Wake County Public School System (WCPSS)

High Schools: Cary High School, Green Hope High School, Panther Creek High School

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Commute Details

Commute to Downtown Raleigh: 20 min.

Commute to Research Triangle Park: 20 min.

Commute to Fort Bragg (Fayetteville, NC): 80 min.

You Will Love Living in Cary

Ready to find your new home in Cary? It’s easier when you have the best real estate agent on your side. Contact us at O’Brien & Associates Realty, Inc. by calling 919-332-1070 or emailing Tim@YourRaleighHome.com, and we’ll help you find a home in your budget and with your ideal features.

Cary Real Estate Resources

Information not guaranteed. Listings marked with an icon are provided courtesy of the Triangle MLS, Inc. of North Carolina, Internet Data Exchange Database. © 2024 Triangle MLS, Inc. of North Carolina. All rights reserved.


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