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Cara Owsley

Cara OwsleyRealtor®

Cara Owsley has been passionate about Real Estate since her earliest years growing up in Southern New Jersey. She enjoyed making design decisions and selections for her father’s upcoming investment properties as well as tagging along with her mother to showing and listing appointments. 

Cara relocated to North Carolina to attend East Carolina University where she earned a Bachelor of Science in Interior Design with a minor in Business Administration and will graduate this year with her MBA and Marketing Certificate. After obtaining her undergraduate degree, Cara jumped right into a career in Interior Design where she was able to guide many clients through new construction, relocation, renovation and decorating projects to create their dream home. 

She always knew that she desired a path that involved serving others and found her true calling in Real Estate and Interior Design guiding her clients through one of the biggest investments of their lives. 

Cara prides herself on her work ethic and client-focused approach. She listens to her clients' wants and needs to achieve the best outcome in every transaction, and strives to ensure that the buying or selling process is as enjoyable as possible. When she is not serving her clients, she enjoys spending her free time with her two miniature dachshunds, Duke and Lulu, as well as traveling to visit family.  

 

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Top REALTORS® in The Triangle & Eastern, NC

 The Savvy RealtorAt A Cole Realty, we pride ourselves on providing our clients with a comprehensive yet, individualized real estate experience.  Whether you are relocating to the Triangle Area, the beach, looking for more land or more square footage, or downsizing, our experienced team of Real Estate Agents is ready to help. 

As one of the nation's fastest growing cities, Raleigh, and the North Carolina Triangle area is a place we know you and your family can call home.  Our team of Top Real Estate Agents look foward to welcoming you to the area. 

At A Cole Realty, we are known as the top real estate marketers in the Triangle Area.  If your property is listed with us, we strive to make sure it will be seen.  When you list your home with our real estate agency, you can expect:

  • Placement and Marketing through the Triangle MLS & Flex MLS
  • Professional Real Estate Photography
  • Real Estate Videography and Home Drone Shots
  • Home Staging or Virtual Home Staging
  • YouTube Virtual Tours
  • Social Media Marketing and Listing Advertising
  • Real Estate Flyers
  • Open Houses
  • Radio Advertisements

A Cole Realty has been named TOP real estate marketers by numerous publications since 2015.  Our team effectively uses Facebook, Linkedin, Pinterest, and Instagram to get our client's listings seen.  With our real estate listing strategies not only do homes sell in record time, but these methods provide a great means of networking with other agents as well. 

All-In-One Agency Services

Listing a home, or locating a buyer, is just the beginning.  It is very important that the process from contract to close is a seamless one. When listing your Triangle Area home with A Cole Realty,  our sellers are provided with professional real estate services such as home staging so that their real estate listing brings in top dollar, professional real estate photography styled to catch the eye of prospective buyers, and a scaled floor plan drawing to assist in furniture placement for potential home buyers.

As a Raleigh and surrounding area home buyer, our Award Winning Triangle real estate agency, A Cole Realty, will complete an extensive home buying needs analysis with you and your family.  Through pinpointing a homebuyer’s specific needs and wants, such as a larger kitchen, a backyard or two car garage, our real estate agents are better equipped to locate the Triangle area home that fits that our homebuyer’s real estate search.

Our Triangle area home buyers and home sellers do not have to be concerned with the scheduling of inspections, or the communication required between the attorney or lender, because, at A Cole Realty, our team will take care of that for you and with you.

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If you are in the market to buy or sell a Triangle NC area home, make sure to register for a free A Cole Realty real estate account to receive email notifications whenever new homes for sale come on the market that match your specific criteria. By signing up, you will receive a FREE home evaluation and be able to save your favorite home properties for quick and easy access whenever you need - Our property search registration is fast, easy, automatic and FREE! With our A Cole Realty Property Search account, you'll be among the first to know about the real estate for sale in the Raleigh, Cary, Durham & Triangle Surrounding Areas.

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The Triangles Premier Realtors

A Cole Realty is the Triangle area's premier real estate firm. We specialize in helping our clients buy and sell real estate in the Triangle area. Our team of experienced agents are dedicated to providing our clients with the highest level of service and support. 

Whether you are looking to buy or sell your home, or invest in commercial or residential real estate, A Cole Realty is here to help you reach your goals.

What is the Triangle?

The Triangle region of North Carolina, also known as the Research Triangle or RTP, is a metropolitan area that includes the cities of Raleigh, Durham, and Chapel Hill. It is named after the Research Triangle Park, a technology and research hub that is home to over 200 companies, including IBM, Cisco, and GlaxoSmithKline.

The Triangle is known for its highly educated workforce, with several major universities in the area, including Duke University, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and North Carolina State University. These universities contribute to the region's research and development initiatives, making it a hub for innovation and entrepreneurship.

The Triangle is also home to a vibrant arts and culture scene, with numerous museums, galleries, and performing arts venues. The North Carolina Museum of Art, Durham Performing Arts Center, and Carolina Theatre are just a few of the popular cultural attractions in the area.

Outdoor enthusiasts will enjoy the many parks and natural areas in the Triangle, including Umstead State Park, Duke Forest, and the American Tobacco Trail.

About Raleigh

Raleigh is the capital city of North Carolina and one of the three cities that make up the Triangle region. It is a rapidly growing city with a population of over 470,000 people, making it the second-largest city in the state after Charlotte.

Raleigh is known for its vibrant downtown area, which is home to numerous restaurants, bars, shops, and entertainment venues. The city is also home to several museums and cultural attractions, including the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, the North Carolina Museum of Art, and the Raleigh Convention Center.

The city is also home to several major universities, including North Carolina State University, Meredith College, and William Peace University. These universities contribute to the city's diverse and highly educated population.

Raleigh is a great place for outdoor enthusiasts, with plenty of parks and green spaces to explore. Some of the most popular parks in the city include Pullen Park, Umstead State Park, and Lake Johnson Park.

About Durham

Durham is a city in the Triangle region of North Carolina and is the home of Duke University. It has a population of over 285,000 people and is known for its rich history, vibrant arts and culture scene, and thriving business community.

Durham is home to several museums and cultural attractions, including the Nasher Museum of Art, the Museum of Life and Science, and the Carolina Theatre. The city is also known for its food scene, with many restaurants and breweries offering a diverse range of cuisines and craft beers.

In recent years, Durham has emerged as a hub for innovation and entrepreneurship, with many startups and tech companies choosing to call the city home. The American Underground, a startup accelerator and co-working space, has helped to attract and support many new businesses in the area.

About Chapel Hill

Chapel Hill is a town in the Triangle region of North Carolina, located just west of Durham and south of Hillsborough. It is home to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, one of the oldest and most prestigious public universities in the United States.

Chapel Hill is known for its lively college town atmosphere, with a bustling downtown area filled with restaurants, shops, and entertainment venues. The town is also home to several museums and cultural attractions, including the Ackland Art Museum and the Morehead Planetarium and Science Center.

Research Triangle Park

The Research Triangle, also known as the Triangle or RTP, is a region in North Carolina that encompasses the cities of Raleigh, Durham, and Chapel Hill and the surrounding areas. The name "Research Triangle" comes from the Research Triangle Park, which is a research and technology hub located between Durham and Raleigh.

The region is known for its highly educated workforce, with several major universities in the area, including Duke University, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and North Carolina State University. These universities contribute to the region's research and development initiatives, making it a hub for innovation and entrepreneurship.

Real Estate in the Triangle

Some of the most popular areas for real estate in the Triangle include Cary, Apex, Chapel Hill, and Raleigh.

  • Cary is known for its family-friendly neighborhoods, top-rated schools, and high quality of life. The average home price in Cary is around $500,000.
  • Apex is a popular suburb of Raleigh known for its charming downtown area, excellent schools, and affordable housing options. The average home price in Apex is around $550,000.
  • Chapel Hill is a college town with a diverse population and a strong healthcare industry. The average home price in Chapel Hill is around $500,000.
  • Raleigh is the largest city in the Triangle and is known for its vibrant downtown area, excellent schools, and strong economy. The average home price in Raleigh is around $400,000.