Durham

From its roots as a 19th-century tobacco town to its modern-day revitalization as a hipster hangout, Durham is a wonderful, diverse and quirky place to live. Home to Duke University, founded in 1924 by the Duke family (which made its fortune in the tobacco trade), Durham has grown to become the 4th-largest city in North Carolina, with more than 263,000 residents.


With its proximity to Research Triangle Park, Duke University and Duke Medical Center, Durham homes are a popular option for those who want a quick commute to work. The city has a great selection of homes at every price point, with single-family and townhomes being the most popular properties. Durham is also a magnet for great chefs and a paradise for food lovers. In fact, it was voted the "Foodiest Small Town in America" by Bon Appetit magazine, and there are over 40 restaurants in the downtown area alone.

Durham Real Estate Statistics

Average Price $601K
Lowest Price $155K
Highest Price $6.5M
Total Listings 670
Avg. Days On Market 103
Avg. Price/SQFT $293

Property Types (active listings)

Durham Real Estate Listings

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Durham, NC Real Estate

Durham, NC real estate is incredibly varied. You'll find everything from historic homes to new construction, and places to fit every budget. At the luxury end of the market there are beautiful homes with 5000+ Sq. Ft. of living space and many are on acreage. There is a huge variety of home styles at this end of the market and you'll find everything from historic homes with the traditional front porch, to newer homes which enjoy sweeping golf course views. At the mid-range price point there is a fantastic selection of homes, including older homes on treed lots on lot up to a half-acre in size. There are also new homes available in a variety of subdivisions, including Treyburn where properties surround the outstanding Tom Fazio designed Treyburn Golf course and residents have all the amenities of the Treyburn Country Club at their doorstep.

Durham Condos, Lofts And Townhomes

For those looking for maintenance-free living, Durham condos are a great option. You'll find a great variety of townhomes on the market along with some lofts and apartment-style condos. Townhomes in Durham range from gorgeous mid-priced homes with golf course access, and top-of-the-line finishes to affordable, newer construction two-stories. Some apartment style units and lofts, can also be found in the city, particularly downtown, in the Main Street area.

Amenities Enjoyed By Real Estate In Durham, NC

Buyers of real estate in Durham have a wealth of cultural and recreational options to choose from. The city is home to the Nasher Museum of Art and the Carolina Theater, where you can see both live performances and films. Annual events include the American Dance Festival and the Full Frame Documentary Film Festival. As home to Duke University, college sports are very important to the city. Transport in the community is primarily by car, though the city is served by Amtrak and there is an extensive network of bicycle of bike routes throughout the city, joining up the downtown and the Research Triangle areas.

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