As far as I can see there is nothing unique about Southeast Raleigh. With the exception of the number of oak trees. There seems to be a concentration of oak trees located in Southeast Raleigh.
Being a native of Raleigh I can truthfully say that the most unique part of Raleigh is West Raleigh, and the most beautiful part of Raleigh (in my humble opinion) is of course North Raleigh. In particular , BayLeaf.... more
Oh, I couldn't possibly answer it all in a paragraph.
I purchased my home here in East Raleigh about 25 years ago. East and Southeast Raleigh have always been treated as a stepchild. Fewer shopping opportunities, yet, some of that is turning around, because land prices are so much more expensive elsewhere.
I tell people: look at your goals. Rather than base your potential purchase on what other people think, first, ask if they live here. Then, ask why they don't. More than likely, its based on a negative opinion that someone else pro-offered.
The April 2011 tornado showed how diverse many of our neighbors are - but the media takes very little notice. Eventually, EVERY area will be more costly in 10 years or so!... more