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Topic: Raleigh/Durham/Chapel Hill

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?

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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?

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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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What is the economy of Durham like?

April 25, 2012 | 0 Comments

You may know the city of Durham, North Carolina as the home of the Blue Devils but if you take a closer look, you’ll find there’s a lot more in Durham to be interested in than its university sports program. Located 30 miles northwest of Raleigh, Durham makes up one tip of the famous Research […]

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What are the cultural benefits in Raleigh?

April 25, 2012 | 0 Comments

If you don’t immediately think of Raleigh, North Carolina as a city offering much in the way of culture, the odds are you’ve probably never been or, at very least, never visited the North Carolina Museum of Art. And if you have, it could very well be that, ever since, you’ve been jockeying to find […]

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Are there any areas to rent outside of Durham that offer scenery?

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Hillsboro is a town of approximately 5,600 that lies just northwest of Durham, North Carolina, and is adjacent to the Eno River State Park, a 3,900 acre forest once home to the Eno, Shakori, and Occoneechee Native American tribes. Situated next to yet another park, West Point on the Eno, the area comprises over 9 […]

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How can I determine where to rent if I’m new in town?

April 25, 2012 | 0 Comments

In a city as big as Raleigh, it’s difficult enough to figure out where the best places to live are without also throwing in the added handicap of being an out-of-towner. Each year, thousands of people move to Raleigh for work, bringing their families in tow. Naturally, one of the first questions you should have […]

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