December 1, 2023

Traditions in Wake Forest blends modern amenities with serene living. Heres an insider's guide to this vibrant community, including housing, dining & more
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Welcome to Traditions, a charming and vibrant community nestled in the heart of Wake Forest, North Carolina.

I'm Tim Clarke, a seasoned real estate agent with over 17 years of experience and the founder of the Tim M. Clarke Team.

Having been a proud resident of Wake Forest for more than 20 years, I bring a wealth of knowledge, expertise, and a Certified Residential Specialist status to the table.

My team and I are committed to providing you with an honest and transparent guide to the real estate landscape of this beautiful community.

Traditions is more than just a neighborhood; it's a lifestyle choice for those seeking a blend of modern amenities and serene living.

As a leading agent in Wake Forest, I've had the pleasure of helping countless families find their dream homes here, and I've received numerous awards and positive reviews for my dedication to client satisfaction.

Let's dive into the world of Traditions and discover why so many people are choosing to call this place home.

History of Traditions and Prominent Builders/Developers

Traditions is a relatively new addition to Wake Forest, with development picking up pace in the last decade. This community has been meticulously planned and developed by some of the most reputable builders in North Carolina.

These developers have crafted a neighborhood that harmonizes with the natural beauty of the area while providing residents with contemporary homes and amenities.

Overview of Traditions' Location

Situated in the thriving town of Wake Forest, Traditions offers a perfect blend of suburban tranquility and convenient access to urban centers.

The community is just a short drive from Downtown Raleigh and the Research Triangle Park, making it an ideal location for professionals and families alike.

Specific Neighborhoods

  • The Meadows
  • Bridgewater
  • The Orchards
  • The Woodlands
  • The Groves
  • The Willows
  • Del Webb

List of Builders in Traditions

Traditions boasts homes constructed by a selection of esteemed builders, ensuring quality and style in every residence.

From spacious single-family homes to low-maintenance townhouses, the craftsmanship is evident throughout the community.

Here's a list of builders in the Traditions subdivision:

  • Homes By Dickerson
  • John Wieland Homes
  • Jordan Built Homes
  • Chesapeake Homes

Luxury Custom Homes

Traditions offers luxury custom homes starting at $895,000 and ranging up to $1 million+ on 1-3 acre wooded homesites. Home designs include craftsman, traditional, and transitional styles across single-family floorplans.

Homebuyers can fully customize their residence in partnership with Traditions' builders. Interior features include gourmet kitchens, spa-like bathrooms, media rooms, and spacious owner's suites. Smart home technology comes standard.

Outdoors, homes have charming accents like front porches, coach lights, and upgraded landscaping. Home sites offer picturesque views of the North Carolina countryside.

Overview of Housing Market

Types of Housing, Price Range, Typical House and Lot Sizes

Traditions offers a diverse range of housing options to suit different preferences and budgets.

The median listing home price in the area is around $510,000, with homes varying from cozy townhomes to expansive single-family houses.

Typical lot sizes provide ample space for outdoor activities and gardening, contributing to the community's appeal.

Market Forecast, Upcoming Construction Projects

The real estate market in Traditions is dynamic, with a positive outlook for the future.

Upcoming construction projects and developments are set to enhance the neighborhood further, making it an excellent time for potential buyers to consider investing in this community.


Top 10 Local Restaurants near Traditions

Wake Forest is home to a delightful array of dining options, and Traditions is no exception. From cozy cafes to fine dining, there's something to satisfy every palate. I

'll provide you with a curated list of the top 10 local restaurants, complete with cuisine types and brief Google reviews:


  1. Bella Monica (4.5 stars) - Charming Italian cafe serving handmade pastas, wood-fired pizzas, and more in a rustic setting.


  1. The Tavern at Traditions (4.2 stars) - Relaxed gastropub dishing up craft beers, cocktails, and elevated pub grub in a welcoming atmosphere.


  1. Plaza Azteca (4.3 stars) - Festive cantina offering traditional Mexican fare and margaritas in a lively environment with patio seating.


  1. Lucky's Delicatessen (4.7 stars) - Quaint nautical-themed deli specializing in lobster rolls, crab cakes, chowder and more coastal classics.


  1. Mikoto Japanese Steak & Sushi Bar (4.4 stars) - Sleek sushi restaurant and teppanyaki grill serving superbly fresh sushi, Hibachi entrees and specialty rolls.


  1. Tamarind Fine Indian Cuisine (4.6 stars) - Elegant Indian eatery crafting fragrant curries, clay oven specialties, and complex flavors in a refined setting.


  1. Rise Biscuits & Donuts (4.8 stars) - Counter-serve joint whipping up fluffy biscuits, homemade donuts and fried chicken in creative combinations.

Coffee & Bakery

  1. Sunflour Baking Company (4.9 stars) - Charming bakery and cafe offering house-made pastries, artisanal breads, sandwiches, soups and salads.

Southern & Soul Food

  1. Mama D's Soul Food & Southern Cuisine (4.7 stars) - Humble eatery dishing up hearty comfort foods like fried chicken, mac and cheese, collards and cornbread.


  1. Thai Sawatdee (4.6 stars) - Intimate Thai restaurant crafting fragrant curries, stir fries and noodle dishes in a casual setting.

Convenience and Lifestyle

Traditions offers easy access to major highways like US-1, allowing for a quick 15 minute drive into downtown Raleigh. The neighborhood is conveniently located near shopping centers like Heritage Crossing.

Inside Traditions, the luxurious homes and natural setting create an upscale lifestyle. At the same time, the proximity to area conveniences provides everything needed for daily life. For recreation, Falls Lake State Park is less than 10 minutes away.

Highly-Rated Schools

Families living in Traditions are zoned to the highly-ranked Wake County Public Schools. Nearby schools include Heritage Elementary, Middle, and High Schools, all rated 9/10 on

Top private schools like Thales Academy, Heritage Classical Christian Academy, and Franklin Academy are also located minutes away in Wake Forest.

To learn more about the schools in the Wake Forest area, you can find it at

Real Estate Agent Perspective

After 17 years of navigating the real estate waters of North Carolina, I've come to recognize the true gems of our state, and Traditions in Wake Forest is undoubtedly one of them.

Whether you're buying, selling, or simply settling into this delightful community, my team and I are here to ensure your experience is nothing short of exceptional.

For those looking to buy, I recommend acting swiftly but thoughtfully. Traditions is a sought-after area, and with the right guidance, you can find a home that meets your needs and exceeds your expectations.

As for living in Traditions, embrace the community spirit, participate in local events, and enjoy the balance of nature and convenience that this neighborhood offers.

Selling in Traditions requires an understanding of the market dynamics and what makes your property stand out.

With our deep understanding of the local market, the Tim M. Clarke Team will position your home to attract serious buyers and secure a favorable outcome.

Trust in our expertise, lean on our integrity, and let us guide you through the exciting journey of real estate in Traditions. Welcome home to a community where tradition meets modern living – welcome to Traditions, Wake Forest.

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Tim M. Clarke

About the author

17 years as a Realtor in the Research Triangle, Tim seeks to transform the Raleigh-Durham real estate scene through a progressive, people-centered approach prioritizing trust & transparency.

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