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Welcome to Durham!

Affectionately known as Bull City, Durham is one of the major anchors of North Carolina's Triangle region. Here, you'll find a unique combination of history, culture, and innovation, which makes Durham an attractive place to call home for every kind of buyer. If you want to live like a local, just head to a Durham Bulls game, stroll through the American Tobacco Historic District, or explore the stunning grounds of Duke University. This city of opportunity has so much to love—and now is the time to make your move.

Want to learn what it's really like to live in Durham? Here's everything you need to know!

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Spotlights of Durham

The Durham Performing Arts Center

Did you know that the Triangle's premiere arts and entertainment venue is nestled right in the heart of Durham? The DPAC hosts a wide variety of speakers, Broadway performances, plays, and more all throughout the year.

Phantom of the Opera, Gabriel Iglesias, Aladdin, Neil deGrasse Tyson, and Hamilton: An American Musical are just a few of the amazing shows and performers that you'll find at the DPAC. You can even explore Downtown Durham a bit before your show begins!

The Durham Bulls

If there's one activity that every Durham resident should experience, it's the rush of watching the Durham Bulls play at the Durham Bulls Athletic Park. This minor league baseball team is a hometown favorite, and the stadium is always packed when there's a big game!

While you're there, be sure to check out the American Tobacco Historic District, which encompasses the area around the stadium. There's no better place to experience Durham's best shopping and dining destinations.

The Sarah P. Duke Gardens

Duke University is one of the nation's most prestigious colleges...and you can find it right here in Durham. If you want to experience the most beautiful part of the campus, you simply have to explore Duke Gardens.

This 55-acre green space is divided into four areas and features tens of thousands of different blossoms, flowering trees, shrubs, and landscape displays. Feel free to stroll along the 5+ miles of outdoor trails, or just relax under a towering tree—it's all up to you.

Quick Facts

Getting Around

Raleigh-Durham International Airport: 17 min
Raleigh: 31 min
Chapel Hill: 29 min
Major Roads: I-85, US-70, US-501, US-15

Demographics

Population: 274,291
Zip Code: 27701 – 27722
County: Durham, Orange, and Wake
Median Home Price: $242,400

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There's Even More to Explore!

Here are a few more details to love about Durham.

The Homes

What does your dream home look like? Chances are, you'll find it right here in Durham! Here, you'll uncover a wide variety of single family homes, as well as townhouses, condos, apartments, and many other kinds of dwellings. To top it all off, Durham's average home price remains relatively low at just $242,400.

The Jobs

Durham is also known as the City of Medicine, likely due to its amazing healthcare system and universities. You'll have no trouble advancing your career here, especially when you're this close to the Research Triangle Park. Top employers in the area include Duke University, Duke Health, IBM, and BioGen.

The Schools

Looking for a school district that really makes the grade? Durham Public Schools are some of the best in the state, and many students go on to attend colleges like Duke University, North Carolina Central University, or Durham Community College. Here, you'll have the option of choosing from 30 elementary, 10 middle, two secondary, and 12 high schools.

The Location

As one of the three largest cities in the Triangle, Durham offers an amazingly convenient location for its residents. You'll be less than a half hour away from spots like Raleigh and Chapel Hill, and roads such as I-85, US-70, and US-15 are all connected to the city center.

Your Dream Home Awaits...

Durham is a one-of-a-kind city, and we'd love to help you find a new place to put down roots. If you're ready to make your move, feel free to reach out to us with any questions and let us know what we can do for you.

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