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The Triangle is one of the Best Places to Live in the U.S.

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Trying to decide where you want to live? Move to the Triangle—it’s one of the very best places in the nation to call home.

The prospering Triangle area recently claimed the seventh spot on the 2017 U.S. News & World Report Best Places to Live in the USA list that touts the likes of Austin, Denver, Washington, D.C., and Boston.

“Time after time, our Triangle area proves itself to be among the top places in the nation to live, establish and grow a career, and enjoy all that life has to offer,” said David Jones, President and COO for Coldwell Banker Howard Perry and Walston. “This area has the sought-after jobs and a low cost of living that people want, an important combination that is nearly impossible to find in other popular metro areas.”

U.S. News & World Report’s analysts reviewed the top 100 largest metro areas in the country to present the best-of-the-best list. According to the report, Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill earned an overall score of 7.2 out of 10 for the area’s desirability, value, job market, quality of life and ability to attract new residents. The area’s brimming business landscape, recreation and cultural offerings and growing restaurant and brewery scene were among the variety of factors that gave the Triangle a leg up on the competition. According to the report:

Raleigh, Durham and Chapel Hill are known for their research/technology roots and collegiate rivalries. This tri-city region (known as the Triangle) is luring nearly 80 new residents a day with strong job growth and a high quality of life.

Many people who call the Raleigh and Durham metro areas home are young, friendly, diverse and educated. They enjoy dining out in local restaurants – many of which have earned national accolades – and gathering over craft beers in one of the region’s many microbreweries. A strong sense of community is evident, as strangers are quick to provide a friendly conversation when standing in line at the supermarket.

Raleigh, Durham and Chapel Hill also encompass beautiful green spaces, family-friendly museums and a growing art and music scene defined by monthly gallery walks, summer concerts and music festivals like Hopscotch.

Want to learn more about the Triangle? You can access area photos and additional information about numerous cities and towns that make up this market on our website. Our real estate agents are also great local resources and would be pleased to help you gather the details you seek to determine if the Triangle is for you.

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