Buying Research

Buying a home can be an exciting, but stressful time, but we are here to guide you through the process. Below you will find much of the information that buyers seek when trying to decide which direction to go. I am confident you will find it helpful and we are here to answer any questions you may have to get you started. Feel free to reach us at 919.351.5065 or Questions@TheKeyTeam.com.

Many people will hear talk of The “Triangle” when the begin research on our area. The Triangle is comprised of three separate and distinct areas which includes Chapel Hill, Durham and Raleigh. Each area has it’s own flavor and charm. Here is a look at the greater Triangle area.


The Key Team concentrates mainly on the Wake & Johnston county areas. Here is a ton of information to help you get to know these areas better.

School Information:

Quality of education is one of the most important factors when moving to a new area. As a local neighborhood expert, I can help you evaluate schools in the area that meet your unique needs. Here are some useful links for information to our area schools:
Wake County:

Johnston County:


Colleges & Universities:

The Triangle NC area is fortunate to have such a broad and accredited list of colleges and universities in our area. Below is a list of the predominant ones in the area. With a low cost of living and four mild seasons many of the students choose to continue their education or plant roots in our area which gives us one of the most educated populations in the country.


Taxes & Utilities:


Research Local Communites:


Active Adult Living

You're entering a point in life when you have more time for you. As a 55+ active adult, you want to live where you can take hold of life with both...

Apex, NC

With over 60 commercial buildings and homes dating from 1870 to 1940 and a district on the National Register of Historic Places, Apex is restoring...

Benson, NC

If you could travel back in time 100 years and take a snapshot of the quintessential American town, chances are it would look, and feel, a lot like...

Cary, NC

Let your senses guide you to and around Cary, North Carolina–home of renowned restaurants, endless shopping, booming business, quality...

Cary, NC

West of the airport and south of The Research Triangle Park is Morrisville. Shop at Grace Park or Park West Village or visit the Triangle Rock Club,...

Clayton, NC

The charming town of Clayton, North Carolina is surrounded by a thriving industrial base and offers diverse recreational activities, numerous...

Downtown Raleigh

Downtown Raleigh is a thriving area of restaurants, museums, hotels, businesses, homes and nightlife. It is composed of five interdependent districts...

Fuquay Varina, NC

Originally, visitors from near and far traveled to the quaint town that is today called Fuquay-Varina seeking the healing powers of the Fuquay...

Garner, NC

Just a stone's throw from the heart of the bustling state capital, Garner has retained its small-town charm while boasting an exceptional quality of...

Holly Springs, NC

Holly Springs began as a crossroads near springs of fresh water at a spot where holly trees were numerous. Travelers stopped by the springs to quench...

Knightdale, NC

For those searching for a welcoming, youthful culture, Knightdale, located just nine miles from downtown Raleigh, at the crossroads of I-540 and U.S....

Raleigh, NC

Raleigh, North Carolina's state capital area, has an incredible list of things to do including museums, history, the arts, sports, shopping, music....

Research Triangle Park

Research Triangle Park (RTP) is one of the largest research parks in the world. It is located near Durham, Raleigh, and Chapel Hill, in the Triangle...

Smithfield, NC

Smithfield is the capital town of Johnston County. In 2010, the estimated population was 12,965. The city is home to the Ava Gardner Museum and is...

Wendell, NC

As of 2013, the Town of Wendell population was approximately 6,000 persons according to the U.S. Census. Wendell is starting to experience increased...

Willow Spring, NC

Willow Spring (or Willow Springs) is an unincorporated community in southeastern Wake County, and western Johnston County. Willow Spring is proving...

Wilson Mills, NC

Wilson's Mills is a growing residential community with a population of about 2,300 neighbors. The Town of Wilson's Mills is working to promote...