Posted by Rachel Torres in Raleigh, Home Building Industry

Apex, NC is a charming, yet progressive, southern town located on the outskirts of Raleigh, NC. While the town has been around since 1873, it just seems to keep getting better and better.

Here are a few things that we fell in love with. We know you will love Apex, too!

Great Schools in Apex, North Carolina

The Wake County Public Schools in the area are some of the most desirable schools in the area. The Apex Friendship Schools are within walking distance to Friendship Station.

Apex Friendship High School was established in 2015. Not long after that Apex Friendship Middle School was built. Apex Friendship Elementary will be the newest Apex school in the area.

There are a wide variety of private, charter, and magnet schools available as well. SchoolUp Wake is a great resource in helping parents decide which school choice is right for their family.

Regardless which school your child attends in Apex, NC, they will graduate with a stellar education that has prepared them to embark on the next stage of life!

Apex Offers Small-Town Charm With Big-City Convenience

Historic Downtown Apex, NC is reminiscent of Main Street of years past. Anchored by Apex Baptist Church on one end and the Town of Apex Fire Department on the other, you can stroll Salem Street and enjoy many quaint shops and eateries.

The town’s motto is “The Peak of Good Living”, and it certainly lives up to that. Downtown you can visit a wide variety of shoppes, restaurants, and businesses, including indulging in an ice cream sundae at FRESH, or scrumptious farm-to-table fare at The Provincial or Scratch Kitchen and Taproom.

Halle Cultural Arts Center hosts numerous concerts and events throughout the year, while the Apex Farmers Market brings local fresh produce and products to your fingertips.

Explore the Great North Carolina Outdoors in Apex

You’ll find dog parks for your furry friends, a very popular skate park for the more adventurous, and numerous soccer parks. You can take in a game of disc golf, take a swing in batting cages, or try out one of the agility courses.

Explore Apex’s parks to find the perfect activity for your family.

Easy Commutes Around The Triangle

With Research Triangle Park (RTP) nearby and the recent announcement of Apple’s commitment to come to the Triangle, one of the top questions we often receive is regarding one’s commute to work.

Apex, NC is geographically located with easy access to US1, Hwy 64, and I-540, so whether you work in Apex, Durham, Chapel Hill, or Raleigh, you’ll be at work in no time.

Apex, NC Real Estate

While all of these are wonderful reasons why M/I Homes continues invest in Apex, NC real estate, perhaps the most important discoveries you will find are the amazing people who live here.

Apex—and the Triangle as a whole—is a melting pot of wonderful cultures and lifestyles. The Friendship community, located within Apex, NC, near what is now the intersection of Humie Olive and Richardson Roads, was decades ahead of the rest of the country and brings a wide variety of people together to live as a cohesive community.

In early 2022, M/I Homes will begin new home sales in Friendship Station, a new home community being developed near the intersection of Humie Olive and Richardson Roads in the southwestern corner of Apex, NC. This will be an amenity-rich community with a variety of new home designs from townhomes to single family homes and executive homes. It will be a key destination for Apex, NC real estate.

As you’re searching for new homes for sale in Apex, NC and the surrounding area, I am sure you will come to the same conclusion that we did. Apex, NC is a great place to live, and is truly The Peak of Good Living. Contact me to find out more about how you can call Apex, NC home.


Rachel Torres
Rachel Torres


Rachel started her real estate career with M/I Homes in June 2017. Prior to her role as an Internet Sales Manager, she assisted buyers all over the Triangle area as a New Home Consultant. Rachel grew up in Raleigh and stayed close to home, attending North Carolina State University (Go Wolfpack!). She currently lives in Durham in a home she built with M/I Homes, and she appreciates everything the growing area has to offer. Rachel loves helping buyers begin the exciting journey of homeownership. She believes communication is key and the customer experience is the primary focus. When she’s not working, Rachel enjoys taking family walks through the neighborhood, catching up on reading for book club, and playing with her sweet, silly toddler.

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