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Your Bull City Dream Awaits

As an anchor of the Research Triangle, Durham has plenty to offer its residents. Wondering what makes this small city a stellar place to call home? Bull City is known for its rich history and wide appeal, as well as its five-star healthcare and job opportunities. In fact, Durham has been rated as a top city for entrepreneurs and is considered one of the most intelligent cities in the country!

Don't just take our word for it, though. If you want to experience what Durham is like for yourself, just stroll through the American Tobacco Historic District or check out a Durham Bulls game. This one-of-a-kind area has its own unique culture, and its residents can't wait to invite you into the fold of their community. 

Thinking about making a move? Here's some exclusive info on what it's really like to live here!

Just Listed in Durham

A Snapshot of the Local Market

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$294,500

Average List Price

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49

Days on Market

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$226,300

Average Sold Price

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76.8%

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Durham Homes for Sale

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Want to Learn More?

When you call Durham home, you'll gain access to all of the area's best metropolitan amenities. However, there are also plenty of quieter areas in the city that still feel like you're in a small town. Looking to learn more about the area? As your Triangle experts, we know all the exclusive details! Feel free to contact us with any questions you might have!

Quick Facts

Population: 274,291
County: Durham, Orange, and Wake
Zip Codes: 27701, 27711, and others
Median Home Value: $233,800

Travel & Commute

Raleigh: 34 minutes (25 miles)
Cary: 28 minutes (19 miles)
Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU): 20 minutes (14 miles)
Major Roads: I-85, I-40, US-15, US-501

What Locals Love:

A+ Public Schools

Are public schools a major factor in your home search? Even if you don't have children, it's worth investing in a top-rated district because of the added property value. Thankfully, Durham's students are served by Durham Public Schools, which has been rated as one of the top places in the nation to educate your child.

DPS is known for its commitment to excellence and prepping students for the future. Potential schools include Forest View Elementary, Githens Middle, and Riverside High.  

Plentiful Career Opportunities

Whether you're getting ready for a career change or are entering the job market for the first time, you'll find plenty of opportunities when you move to Durham. Many buyers relocate to the area for its endless career options, and you might even snag a position with a major company. The city's location within the Research Triangle also makes it perfect for those looking to join cutting-edge technology startups. 

Wondering about the area's top employers? Many locals work at IBM, Duke University Healthcare, IQVIA, Fidelity Investments, and Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina.

Events, Festivals, and Activities

Get ready to have some fun—Durham hosts a wide variety of events throughout the year that you'll love. There's no better way to uncover the area's bold history and culture, especially if you're new to the Triangle. Looking for recommendations? We have a few you just have to check out. 

Locals adore the annual performance of the Nutcracker, which takes place every December at the Durham Performing Arts Center. Other community favorites include the Bull City Food and Beer Experience, the Festival for the Eno, and the CenterFest Arts Festival

Top-Rated Shopping and Dining

Did you know that Durham is home to one of the largest shopping malls in the state? People come from far and wide to shop at The Streets at Southpoint, a one-of-a-kind retail experience located in the heart of the Bull City. The area is also home to plenty of locally-owned shops, including Chet Miller and Morgan Imports.

After you've done all your shopping, why not check out some of Durham's delicious eateries? Whether you love international cuisine or more standard fare, you'll certainly find something you love right nearby. Bar Virgile, Guglhupf Bakery and Biergarten, and Dame's Chicken & Waffles are some of the best spots in town!

Ready to Get Started?

Want to learn more about what it's like to live in Durham? Start planning your visit today and let us know if you need any help—we'd love to give you a private tour! If you have any questions or are ready to take your next steps, just reach out to the Linda Trevor Team! Contact us to learn more and schedule a showing of your favorite homes, or browse our buyer resources below.

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