Wake Forest Homes & Real Estate

View today's hottest Wake Forest homes for sale below! Located just north of Raleigh, the beautiful homes of Wake Forest offer a great alternative to the hustle and bustle of the big city. This charming, family-friendly community has tons of great local features and is less than 30 minutes away from downtown. As a result, the community has seen a significant population boost in the last 10 years or so. But don't worry, it hasn't lost that small town charm. Wake Forest is a great place to look for luxury homes, new constructions and also budget-friendly homes on acreage. To request up-to-date information about Wake Forest properties for sale or to arrange a private showing, contact your local real estate experts today. Read more about Wake Forest real estate.

Homes For Sale in Wake Forest NC

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Wake Forest Real Estate Market

Looking for Wake Forest real estate? With a wide array of great listings for buyers in every stage, you are sure to find the perfect property amongst the town's huge collection of homes for sale. Wake Forest real estate tends to display a charming traditional and transitional architectural style. Inside, large open floor plans are combined with interesting designer finishes and extraordinary detailing creating a welcoming environment that you will love to come home to at the end of the day.

For the most discerning buyers, there is also a great selection of Wake Forest luxury homes. These upscale estates are beautifully set amid the pristine natural area that surrounds the town. Offering exceptional privacy and unrivaled high-end features, these homes are sure to satisfy the high-end buyer's every need.

Wake Forest Community Highlights

  • Situated just north of Raleigh, Wake Forest was listed as one of the fastest growing suburbs in the nation by Forbes magazine.
  • Options for education abound, as Wake Forest contains nine public schools, four charter schools, and several private schools.
  • Several locations within the city are listed as historic, including the Wake Forest Historical Museum and the DuBois Center.
  • Wake Forest is home to a multitude of parks and community centers, including the Falls Lake State Recreation Area.
  • Every year, residents can visit the Wake Forest Dance Festival, which brings together professional dancers and choreographers from around the world.

Wake Forest Local Amenities

Wake Forest homes are perfect for families with children of all ages, retirees and working professionals alike. The community has many local amenities and boasts some incredible natural areas. With plenty of retailers, services, schools, and entertainment in the area, Wake Forest residents rarely need to leave the town to find what they are looking for. However, when they do wish to head to the city, downtown Raleigh is just a quick trip away.

Wake Forest is a small town, but has big town amenities, plus a reasonable commute to RTP and downtown Raleigh thanks to US 1, Hwy 98, and 540. There's a newly revitalized downtown with restaurants, specialty shops, and galleries where you can hear music in the streets and sip wine at the Second Friday Art After Hours, happening the second Friday of every month. Walk your dog or jog the 117 acres of E. Carroll Joyner Park, and of course experience Falls Lake where you can water ski, fish and sail.

New homebuyers have much to choose from with Wake Forest real estate. No matter what their budget, there are ample options including townhomes, large lots on golf courses, or smaller homes adjoining walking trails, community club houses and swimming pools. Some notable neighborhoods include Heritage, Fairlake, Holding Ridge, Dansforth, Austin Ridge, Crenshaw Hall and St. Ives Estates. Families can choose year-round or traditional elementary or middle schools for their children.

What makes Wake Forest special is its slower pace, quality of living and less congested traffic than in other Wake County communities. You may also notice how many trees this town has! For the past 30 years, Wake Forest has been designated as "Tree City USA" by the Wake Forest Urban Forestry Board as the result of cooperation among the many volunteers and groups that work side by side with the Board. Wake Forest property has a strong Historic Preservation Committee that partners with the home or business owner to keep historic properties current. While the pace may be different, residents can still enjoy convenient shopping destinations, restaurants, professional services, health centers, dance studios and recreational facilities within the town limits.

Wake Forest Real Estate Agents

Planning to buy a home in Wake Forest? Let our real estate team guide you through the sale of your current residence or the purchase of your next Wake Forest house. As local real estate agents, we have up-to-date information on the unique dynamics of the real estate market in Wake Forest.

Contact Triangle Real Estate Group at ERA Live Moore to learn more about representation for buyers and sellers. Preparing to sell your Wake Forest property? View our comparative market analysis page to receive a free Wake Forest home value analysis within moments.

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