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Topic: Raleigh/Durham/Chapel Hill

What are the less expensive suburbs surrounding Raleigh?

April 25, 2012 | 0 Comments

The cost of living in downtown Raleigh can be high, especially when compared to what you’ll pay by getting an apartment in surrounding communities like Apex, Cary and Morrisville. If you are planning to work in downtown Raleigh and consider additional commute time an acceptable exchange for lower monthly rent, look for apartments in Apex/Cary/Morrisville. […]

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How can I determine if Raleigh is a good place to move to?

April 25, 2012 | 0 Comments

Everyone, at one point or another, regardless of location or financial status, has at some point or another dreamed—or maybe daydreamed is a more accurate word to describe it—about picking up roots and planting them elsewhere. It’s an intrinsic human desire almost as strong and completely at odds with the desire to stay firmly planted […]

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Where are the jobs in Raleigh?

April 25, 2012 | 0 Comments

Not everyone that comes to Raleigh searching for a place to live already has a job awaiting them. The reality of Raleigh’s thriving economy in the midst of a global recession is enough to bring the throngs in from out of state in hopes of finding gainful employment and building a better financial future for […]

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How do I get an apartment in Raleigh with no credit history?

April 25, 2012 | 0 Comments

Raleigh’s growth rate is practically off the charts, giving indication that there are thousands of people—like yourself—who are taking a look at North Carolina’s second biggest city and thinking the same thing: I think I’ll move there. But if you’re a newcomer to the world of renting apartments and you have no credit history to […]

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Where can I find NCSU housing off campus?

April 25, 2012 | 0 Comments

So you’re a graduate student attending North Carolina State University and you’re looking for housing near the campus, but aren’t sure if you’d be better off taking advantage of student housing or renting an apartment nearby. Yours isn’t a unique scenario, and there have been many before you who have faced a similar plight—stuck at […]

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Is Raleigh a good place to live for a single parent?

April 25, 2012 | 0 Comments

Being a single parent is quite possibly the most difficult and demanding job there is, and single parents on the move in search of a better place to work and raise their children have it even tougher. If life’s thrown you a few curveballs, take heart in the knowing that Raleigh, North Carolina has been […]

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What are some of the charter schools available in Raleigh?

April 25, 2012 | 0 Comments

The public education system in Raleigh—more specifically the Wake County Public School District has been named one of the best in the country, lending to Raleigh’s growing population of families wishing to give their children the best education possible. But there are also 11 equally respected charter schools within city limits that have drawn, and […]

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What do apartments in Raleigh cost?

April 25, 2012 | 0 Comments

We can talk stellar educational systems, vibrant economies and the thousand and one different perks of living within Raleigh city limits all day and night, but eventually all things boil down to cost. And if you’re in the market for a new place to live, cost can be—and usually is—the make or break point for […]

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How can I find apartments that offer utilities included?

April 25, 2012 | 0 Comments

One of the perks of apartment life for those not born with a green thumb is the lack of a lawn to care for. Yet another perk is being able to call on your landlord to fix things as they break, and not having to shell out hundreds of dollars for repair projects that, as […]

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What is the economy of Raleigh like?

April 25, 2012 | 0 Comments

The city of Raleigh has shown its resilience by surviving economic recession and the real estate crash, and is already showing signs of renewed growth. As an integral part of North Carolina’s Research Triangle, which is commonly referred to as simply The Triangle, Raleigh is one of the nation’s largest centers for high tech and […]

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