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Apex

Why you'd want to live in Apex

Money Magazine 2015 -Apex has all the things you’d expect in the No. 1 place to live: a charming downtown, top-notch schools, and the kind of community spirit that draws 15,000 people, or more than a third of the population, to the annual PeakFest street fair. It also has something else: high-paying tech-industry jobs that help make the quality of life here second to none. And unlike that other technology hub on the West Coast, Apex is still affordable. A three-bedroom home costs an average of $265,000, vs. more than $1 million for a comparable house in Silicon Valley. The engine powering the local job market is the 7,000-acre Research Triangle Park, 18 miles away. More than 200 companies, including IBM, Cisco, and pharma giant GlaxoSmithKline, have offices there and employ upwards of 50,000 workers. Proximity to the tech hub also gives a boost to the local schools, already among the state’s best. Apex High School offers the Academy of Information Technology, a four-year program that exposes students to the IT field through coursework and internships. When she took part, the Wilsons’ oldest daughter, Paris, now 18, learned coding and software management. With so many attractive qualities, Apex has seen its population double since 2000. The town has taken steps to address the rapid growth, including a new toll road that cut the commute time to Research Triangle in half, to 20 minutes. And the just-opened Apex Friendship High School, with cutting-edge technology like 70-inch monitors in every classroom and 3-D printers, relieves overcrowding at Apex High.

Apex Market Report

$480,330

AVERAGE PRICE OF 845 HOMES

$374,900

AVERAGE PRICE OF 1 DISTRESSED HOMES

$1,152,306

AVERAGE PRICE OF 12 MULTI-MILLION DOLLAR HOMES

$500,033

AVERAGE PRICE OF 650 NEWLY BUILT HOMES

$471,742

AVERAGE PRICE OF 290 HOMES WITH A POOL

$473,465

AVERAGE PRICE OF 23 REDUCED PRICE HOMES

Average Home

Average Price $480,330
Avg Bedrooms 4.08 beds
Avg Bathrooms 3.73 baths

Average Price by Bedrooms

2 bedrooms $329,060
3 bedrooms $358,102
4 bedrooms $464,512
5 bedrooms $585,629
Apex Home Price Trends
  12/2018 11/2018 10/2018 9/2018 8/2018
Total Listings 844 960 980 986 1,004
Average Price $474,199 $467,683 $464,821 $462,325 $466,129
Avg Price Change +1.39% +0.62% +0.54% -0.82% -0.09%
Median Price $437,848 $430,920 $430,882 $428,109 $431,247
Med Price Change +1.61% +0.01% +0.65% -0.73% -1.31%
Avg Bedrooms 4.05 beds 4.03 beds 4.01 beds 3.98 beds 3.97 beds
Avg Bathrooms 3.67 baths 3.64 baths 3.63 baths 3.62 baths 3.62 baths
Home Price by High School
School Name Total Homes Average Price Avg Days on Site
Wake - Apex 154 $413,306 94 days
Wake - Apex Friendship 350 $469,056 144 days
Wake - Middle Creek 69 $494,117 121 days
Wake - Panther Creek 110 $652,642 138 days
Wake Cty School District 124 $406,387 134 days
Home Price by House Size
Total Homes Average Price Avg Days on Site
All Homes 845 $480,330 132 days
Distressed Homes 1 $374,900 69 days
Multi-Million Dollar Homes 12 $1,152,306 148 days
Newly Built Homes 650 $500,033 148 days
Homes with a Pool 290 $471,742 129 days
Reduced Price Homes 23 $473,465 70 days

School Data

Highly Rated Apex Schools

8

APEX ELEMENTARY
Elementary School
Public

9

BANKS ROAD ELEMENTARY
Elementary School
Public

9

BAUCOM ELEMENTARY
Elementary School
Public

10

DAVIS DRIVE ELEMENTARY
Elementary School
Public

8

HOLLY RIDGE ELEMENTARY
Elementary School
Public

9

LAUREL PARK ELEMENTARY
Elementary School
Public

10

OAK GROVE ELEMENTARY
Elementary School
Public

10

OLIVE CHAPEL ELEMENTARY
Elementary School
Public

9

PENNY ROAD ELEMENTARY
Elementary School
Public

9

SALEM ELEMENTARY
Elementary School
Public

8

YATES MILL ELEMENTARY
Elementary School
Public

9

APEX MIDDLE
Middle School
Public

8

CHATHAM CHARTER
Middle School
Public

10

DAVIS DRIVE MIDDLE
Middle School
Public

8

EAST CARY MIDDLE SCHOOL
Middle School
Public

8

HOLLY GROVE MIDDLE SCHOOL
Middle School
Public

8

HOLLY RIDGE MIDDLE
Middle School
Public

10

LUFKIN ROAD MIDDLE
Middle School
Public

8
10

MILLS PARK MIDDLE SCHOOL
Middle School
Public

9

SALEM MIDDLE
Middle School
Public

8

APEX HIGH
High School
Public

9

GREEN HOPE HIGH
High School
Public

8

PANTHER CREEK HIGH
High School
Public

Bill Berning
7721 Six Forks Road, Suite 110
Raleigh, NC 27615
919-274-9804

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