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What's it like to live in Raleigh?
Raleigh is a fairly good municipality to rent a house in for those who prefer a calm atmosphere. It is easy to access parks in the municipality and there are over 250 of them nearby for residents to unwind in. Most areas in this municipality are quiet, as there isn't a lot of street noise or city clamor - although there are still several louder sections, especially around Interstate 40, Interstate 440, the airport (Raleigh-Durham International Airport) or one of the railway lines.
What kinds of homes are available in Raleigh?
In Raleigh, most dwellings are single detached homes, while the remainder are mainly large apartment buildings, small apartment buildings, and townhouses. This municipality also has a good selection of housing sizes - it is quite easy to find properties ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Homeowners occupy roughly 60% of the dwellings in Raleigh whereas the remainder are rented. The homes in this municipality are relatively new, because about 30% of its buildings were constructed following the year 2000, while the majority of the remaining buildings were built in the 1960s and the 1980s.
What are the schools, restaurants and shopping like in Raleigh?
A portion of home renters in Raleigh may be able to purchase groceries by walking in one of over 400 stores, while others will have to use a vehicle. There are also a few choices for those who care about restaurants and cafes in close proximity. With respect to education, high schools and primary schools are not very numerous in Raleigh, and thus may be a long walk away. Along with public schools, there are private elementary and secondary schools.
What are the best ways to get around in Raleigh?
The preferred transportation option in this municipality is usually a car. Finding a parking spot is generally easy. In contrast, Raleigh is not very transit friendly. Thankfully, the municipality is connected by over 50 bus lines. Walking is not very practical for house renters in Raleigh because most daily needs are inconvenient to meet without having to resort to a vehicle.