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Wake Forest, NC

A Charming Community Awaits in Wake Forest


The Amenities

Shopping, dining, entertainment, libraries, parks, trails... Wake Forest truly has something for everyone!


The Employment

Wake Forest is home to several top companies and has a very low unemployment rate of just 3.7%.


The Weather

North Carolina is known for its comfortable and beautiful weather, and Wake Forest does not disappoint!

Wake Forest Homes for Sale

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Selling Your Wake Forest Home?

Selling a home in Wake Forest? We can help! Learn more about listing your home with Laurie Howell, including the tools and resources we offer our sellers, our marketing strategies, and our featured listings.

Explore Life in Wake Forest

outdoor recreation

Ample Outdoor Recreation

Parks in Wake Forest are spacious, well-maintained, and all over the place! There's one around practically every corner, meaning residents are never far away from the peaceful serenity of nature. Whether you enjoy picnicking under an oak tree or playing a game of soccer or basketball, the expansive parks system in Wake Forest is well equipped to handle all of your needs.


Spacious Homes and Yards

Homes in Wake Forest are spacious and diverse. Here, you'll find a wide array of homes in different styles, sizes, and price ranges. Whether you're looking for a cozy cottage or an expansive estate on acres of land, you'll find plenty of options waiting in Wake Forest. If you have any questions about the kinds of homes available here, please reach out to me!

"It may seem small, but there's a lot of fun to be had in Wake Forest! One of my favorite parts of this town is the Farmers Market, which always has lots of yummy treats and is open year-round."

Laurie Howell

Fast Facts


Schools in Wake Forest are served by the renowned Wake County Public School System. There are a number of public elementary, middle, and high schools, as well as several private school options for families.



A number of grocery stores, clothing boutiques, and public services like the post office are just a quick drive from many of the homes in Wake Forest. 


  • Downtown Raleigh: 30 minutes
  • Research Triangle Park: 36 minutes
  • Raleigh-Durham International Airport: 34 minutes

Wake Forest Real Estate Resources

If you've been thinking of buying a home in Wake Forest, or simply need someone to chat with about your real estate plans, please reach out to me! I'd love to help make all of your real estate dreams come true. If you love small towns like Wake Forest, you should check out Zebulon, Clayton, Knightdale, and Wendell! You won't be disappointed.

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