Garner: 12 Minutes from Downtown Raleigh, A World Apart

Though located directly south of Raleigh just outside the borders of the big city, Garner, NC is a quieter world of small-town charm. Here, you can enjoy all the amenities of big-city living in scenic suburban or rural neighborhoods filled with friendly faces. High-quality living abounds and can be enjoyed in just about every facet of Garner’s personality—its hundreds of acres of parkland, its top-rated public schools, its wealth of shopping and dining options, and especially in its its diverse offering of recreational and cultural activities and events. Come explore Garner and find your own little corner of comfort.

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Real Estate Trends

Average Sales Price: $262,450
Average Price Per Sq. Ft.: $110.28
Average Days on Market: TBD
Number of Homes on Market: 401

Meet Your Neighbors

Garner is a town for those who want to enjoy the amenities of big-city life at a slower, quieter pace with a “hometown” feel.

Southern hospitality and hometown character blend perfectly in Garner, welcoming residents of all ages and interests who want to enjoy the opportunities and amenities of the greater Triangle area, without being immersed in the hustle-and-bustle of it all. Garner’s 27,800+ residents enjoy the friendly neighborhood feel of their community, the quieter streets, the historic downtown area, the top-rated schools, and all the local events and activities, but they also appreciate the modern development of new commercial shopping, dining, and business areas that are the icing on the cake of a great little town.

Garner events

photo: Residents of all ages love the fun year-round events happening.

first-time home buyers in Garner

photo: First-time buyers find their brand-new Garner home!

Enjoy the Lifestyle

Though it’s just a skip, hop, and a jump from Raleigh, Garner is so filled with its own attractions, entertainment, events, culture, amenities, and opportunities that you’ll never want to leave!

You don’t have to head to the big city to find your fun. Garner offers plenty to enjoy, indoors and outside, any time of year. Attend an award-winning performance of the Towne Players of Garner at the Garner Performing Arts Center, or even catch a concert by a famous performer on the Broadway Voices series. Get outside at over 350 acres of beautiful parkland, including Lake Benson Park. Enjoy outstanding events and activities throughout the year, like the Spring Eggstravaganza, the Light Up Main Festival, the Independence Day Celebration, and much more. And don’t forget about the endless shopping, dining, and entertainment opportunities available at the premier White Oak Crossing, complete with everything from big-box retailers to sports bars to a movie theater. Garner has it all!

Garner NC parks and recreation

photo: Residents of Garner love its acres of award-winning parkland.

shopping at White oak Crossing in Garner

photo: White Oak Crossing is the shopping & dining hub of Garner.

beautiful neighborhoods in Garner

photo: Beautiful suburban neighborhoods offer homes new and old.

Dog at a park in Garner

photo: Your furry friend will love the parks and all the outdoor spaces!

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Garner at a Glance

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Quick Facts

  • Population (2018): 30,502

  • Population Growth Since 2010: +18.3%

  • County: Wake

  • Mean Home Price (2014-2018): $175,400


Travel & Commute

  • Raleigh: average 12 min

  • Public Transit: GoTransit

  • Airport: RDU Airport

  • Major Highways: US-401, US-70 & I-40

Explore the True Potential of Garner, NC!

If you're ready to start exploring all that Garner has to offer or you already know and you're thinking of buying a home here, then it's time to contact The Marti Hampton Team! We are your guide to life in the Triangle and your real estate resource for buying or selling a home in Garner. Give us a call today to learn more about Garner or buying a home or to start searching for your dream home in Garner!

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Information not guaranteed. Listings marked with an icon are provided courtesy of the Triangle MLS, Inc. of North Carolina, Internet Data Exchange Database. © 2022 Triangle MLS, Inc. of North Carolina. All rights reserved.


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