This year, we're especially grateful to call the Triangle area home. In 2020, Raleigh consistently ranked as one of the best cities in the country to live, work, and play. Check out the accolades below to see why there's never been a better time to put down roots in Raleigh.
If you’ve turned to Niche to find an area to live in that appeals to your family, you’re not alone. Niche’s rigorous ranking system takes statistics on the cost and quality of living and compares them with millions of reviews. With its green spaces, children’s museums, and great schools, it’s no wonder Raleigh clinched a spot on Niche’s list of the best places to raise a family. And for millennial new parents, CommercialCafe ranked Raleigh and Durham as a top place for millennials to live.
Retirees searching for world-class medical care and a comfortable climate will feel right at home in Raleigh. This isn’t even Raleigh’s first year on Forbe’s list of the best places to retire. With an above-average rank on the Milken Institute’s list of best cities for successful aging, retirees can’t go wrong.
The Triangle takes top marks as a city for business. According to SmartAsset, Raleigh and Cary are among the most recession-resistant cities around. Durham and Raleigh’s thriving tech scene has put the Triangle on WalletHub’s list of the U.S.’s top tech towns. And entrepeneurs, take note- Lantern ranks Durham and Raleigh as one of the best places in the U.S. to start a business.
We’re proud to see our home ranked by WalletHub and Numbeo as one of the best all-around areas to live in the country. It's our pleasure to help clients build custom dream homes in a place recognized for its unparalleled quality of living. We'd love to make you our next client- and our neighbor!- in the wonderful City of Oaks.
Experience a thoughtfully refined approach to custom home building with a friendly team devoted to achieving your dreams. With Rufty Homes, you’re assured of a gracious, tailored home building experience defined by distinctive beauty, timeless value and pure joy.
“It truly is the home of our dreams. It’s where we spend time together, make memories with our kids and grandchildren, and fulfill our life’s passions. I can’t recommend the Rufty Homes team enough if you’re looking for your own forever home.”
- Frank & Barbara
“Of course we’ll be working with Rufty again on all of our future projects, including a fourth home on the property for our youngest daughter, when she’s ready.”
- Danny & Renate
“There was never a question that they were putting our needs first and they were always honest with us. At one point in the building process, we talked in-depth about reconfiguring the layout of the home to change the orientation of the garage. Jon was upfront with us and told us they’d absolutely do it if we wanted, but he warned us that lumber prices were starting to go up, which could impact the project.”
- Chad & Caroline
“We put a lot of time and thought into designing our home, and it was important to us that we could find a builder that would support our vision, while also helping us make smart design decisions. After our first meeting with Rufty Homes, it was clear that they understood our goals and were on board some of the more unique aspects that were important to us.”
- Bill & Donna