Lorraine Atkinson Realty

When it comes to buying a home, you want someone who will stand by your side and is detail oriented, understands the marketplace and will work to get you the most for your money. With Lorraine Atkinson Realty, you will be treated as if you are the only client and you will be working with the best.

If you’re looking for a home in Raleigh, NC or Lake Gaston, we can help. Living in both areas, Lorraine undertands the community and will help you find not just the perfect home, but the perfect home for you.

“I love working where I grew up, where we raised our family and the community where we currently live. My name is Lorraine Atkinson and I am a real estate professional serving both the Greater Raleigh Area as well as the beautiful Lake Gaston Area. As a North Carolinian and Raleigh native, I have seen a lifetime of growth and changes. We live in a wonderfully diverse state that has something for everyone.”

People have options when it comes to choosing an agent and it matters who you work with. Clients are my top priority and it is my personal goal to help them get the best price and enjoy the best experience when buying or selling. I don’t want to be a one-time agent, I want to serve as your real estate agent for life.

Buying and selling a home is exciting! It is a big decision with a lot of steps along the way but it doesn’t have to be overwhelming. It is important to have a knowledgeable and capable agent guide you through the process.

I look forward to serving you and being your real estate agent for life.“


Looking to BUY, SELL or just HAVE QUESTIONS about the value of your home or where to get started? I am always available for a no obligation real estate conversation.

Work with Lorraine Atkinson Realty

  • Lorraine Understands the Market! Lorraine grew up and raised her family in the Greater Raleigh Area and she also lives at Lake Gaston. She understands the nuances of the Raleigh and Lake Gaston housing markets and will price your home strategically.
  • Lorraine Pays Attention to Detail! She pay’s attention to all of the little things so that you won’t have to.
  • Lorraine is a Marketing Expert! She knows how to properly showcase your home to make it more marketable and attractive to the right buyers.
  • Lorraine is Motivated! Successful sales in real estate takes motivation, drive and great decision making. Lorraine has that and will incorporate it into the purchase or sale of your home.
  • Lorraine is Has Integrity! As a member of the National Association of Realtors. Her oath to adhere to a strict Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice and this is something Lorraine takes very seriously.
  • Lorraine is a Professional! Lorraine works hard to stay up-to-date on the latest topics in real estate to serve you more effectively.
  • Lorraine is Fun to Work With! Lorraine has a great attitude, she’s personable and honest and has the confidence and interest in helping others.

Raleigh, North Carolina Real Estate

Consistently rated one of the top places in the country to live, the Raleigh, North Carolina area will afford you everything you’re looking for in a community. Raleigh is the quintissential Big-Small-Town. In Raleigh, everyone is friendly and the population has grown so dramatically, most everyone is willing to help you get acquainted with the area.

Raleigh has top class restaurants, hotels, museums, loads of parks and miles and miles of greenways. The Raleigh area boasts incredible weather for 9-10 months a year and very mild winters.

Raleigh is located in the Triangle. With a population of 1,390,785 in 2019 the Raleigh area has a diverse population with affordable homes and great schools.

We would love to show you a home in the Raleigh area. To search for homes in the Raleigh area, click here.

Lake Gaston, North Carolina Real Estate

Located just 70 miles from Raleigh, NC and 95 miles from Virginia Beach, VA, Lake Gaston is a beautiful area that covers both North Carolina and Virginia. Lake Gaston boasts 20,300 acres of beautiful landscape and believe it or not, there is 350 miles of shoreline, surrounding this incredible body of water. And if you love lakes and lake living, you need to come and take a look at what Lake gaston has to offer.  I can assure you, everyone in your family will find something that they love. Whether you love the water and love boating, swimming or fishing OR you love the land and love hiking, hunting, restaurants, bars, golf and campgrounds, Lake Gaston leaves nothing to be desired. Quiet areas for duck hunting or fishing, wide open space for wakeboarding.

People have options when it comes to choosing an agent and it matters who you work with.

Great Reasons to Live in North Carolina

  • The Economy

    Housing, transportation, groceries, healthcare, and utilities are all below the national average.

    Taxes are lower than the national average and North Carolina is one of the best places to live in the US, mostly due to the impressive education system, technology, and financial scene and ample career opportunities.

  • The Community

    One of the best things about moving to North Carolina is its people.

    The state has become a melting pot of diverse people from all over the country and residents appreciate that friendly, community feel.

  • The Great Outdoors

    The mountains, the coast, the lakes, and more.

    While summers can be hot and humid, winters are extremely mild in North Carolina which is a pleasant surprise for most residents moving in from out of state. Golfers love North Carolina’s more than 600 courses, too.

  • The Culture

    From Barbecue, to Beer, to Wineries & the Arts.

    In this state, barbecue is a noun, not a verb, and typically refers to pork, smoked low and slow. Also, North Carolina is home to the mothervine, the oldest cultivated grapevine in the country that dates to 1584. With more than 175 wineries, North Carolina ranks 10th nationwide.

  • The Healthcare System

    4 Nationally Acclaimed Hospitals + over 100 Community Hospitals

    North Carolina has four nationally acclaimed medical schools at Duke University, East Carolina University, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and Wake Forest University.

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