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Wake County Boasts Housing Growth

In June the U.S. Census Bureau released data showing that Wake County ranked number 28th for housing growth. Between July 1, 2008 and July 1, 2009, Wake County housing grew by 2.3 %. The housing growth that Wake County has experienced placed it among the top 100 fastest growing communities in the United States. The housing estimates on growth are not related to the 2010 Census Bureau that is currently being conducted.

Wake County was the only county in the Triangle region to be included in the fastest growing housing growth in the area. Data showed that housing units for Wake County in July of 2008 were 352,956 and were up to 361,166 in July of 2009. Wake County may have been the only county in the Triangle area to experience this type of housing growth, but two other counties in North Carolina also had a noticeable increase. Hoke County noticed a 2.6% increase, and Mecklenburg County noticed a 2.5% increase.

Results of how other Triangle Counties faired:

• Johnston County noticed an increase in housing growth by 1.35%
• Chatham County noticed an increase in housing growth by 1.18%
• Durham County noticed an increase in housing growth by 1.02 %
• Orange County noticed an increase in housing growth by .87%

If you have considered moving, now is the time to jump right in and move to Wake County where the housing growth is one of the top in the state. There are many great deals to be had in the area. Contact Marti Hampton and her team at RE/MAX One Realty to help you find your dream home.

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