Triangle Area Communities

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Whether you've lived here for years or are relocating to the area for work, finding the right neighborhood is just as important as finding the right house. Everything from the proximity to great schools, community amenities, and distance to commuter hubs are important elements to consider when you're on the hunt for a new home. If you're new to the area, one of the most challenging things can be figuring out which community will best suit your unique needs and interests. That's where we come in.

Tell us about the qualities that you want and need not just in a house, but the community as well. This can include anything from top-rated schools to hiking paths, care facilities, and great shopping. Our team at MyNCHomes wants to make sure that you're not just happy with the house, but you're happy with the home — because it's all of these elements combined that make it your place.

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Durham is well-recognized for its research and technology roots, and collegiate rivalries, thus attracting a diverse population from all across the nation and worldwide. Durham's population is also known for its welcoming sense of community, as most people are considered to be quite friendly. One of the best parts of living in Durham is a low cost of living which is slightly lower than the national average. Another bonus of living here is that home prices continue to increase, as many professionals and students flock to the area.

In comparison to other tech-hubs like The Bay Area, the North Carolina Research Triangle real estate is affordable. Durham real estate has plenty of historic homes and new construction. Whatever your budget is, you'll be sure to find the perfect single-family home or a comfortable townhouse or condo in an amenity-rich master-planned community. Durham has also been ranked as being the “foodiest” small town in the US, with an abundance of highly-rated eateries. If you're looking for a quick commute RTP or the University of North Carolina, Durham is your place.

Chapel Hill

Located northwest of Raleigh, Chapel Hill makes up one-third of the Research Triangle population. One of the first things you'll hear about Chapel Hill is its top-rated schools, home of the University of North Carolina's flagship campus. Residents of Chapel Hill real estate appreciate the town for its friendly southern charm, safe atmosphere, and clean streets. People are very community oriented, being one of the top university towns in the US.

With an affordable real estate market, many professionals and growing families own their houses, while students and professionals have a chance to rent in a reasonable market. You'll find estates with acreages, spacious single-family homes, and well-appointed townhomes and condos. It's not only a great place for first-time buyers but also a place to find an investment property with such a steady flow of students and professionals coming in for careers.


Cary is the seventh largest city in North Carolina and is split up into two sides, east and west Cary. Where old meets new, the east part of the city showcases most of Cary's historic charm, while west Cary is abundant in contemporary real estate developments surrounded by convenient amenities and close to important points of interest. Cary is home to various world headquarters like Epic Games and SAS Institute. It's one of the most walkable towns in North Carolina with an extensive Greenway connecting safe and well-maintained trails and sidewalks connecting the community.

Cary is the closest city out of the Triangle to the Raleigh-Durham International Airport. Due to its convenient location, and aesthetically pleasing community, Cary real estate on average is a little higher compared to Raleigh, Durham, and Chapel Hill. It has the highest median income which attracts a professional crowd from all over the world. If you fancy a historic home full of character, check east of Cary, and if you prefer a new home in a master-planned community, be sure to discover west of Cary. Overall, this affluent town offers a high caliber of real estate that often features luxury amenities and styles.

Neighboring Communities


Hillsborough is a favorite for many due to its location and history charm. Hillsborough homes for sale are made of a great mix of styles including well-loved heritage homes, uncomplicated single-family houses, and cozy country ranches. Hillsborough is minutes away from the I-40, Chapel Hill, Durham, TRP and the RDU.


A city that's big enough that has everything you could want, but small enough to bump into your friends and family, with its nice village-like appeal. Carrboro real estate has plenty of diverse real estate options that will satisfy different wants and needs. Located just west of Chapel Hill, this charming community is full of diversity, character, and culture. Carrboro gives off a great small-town vibe but it quite densely populated. It’s within close proximity to UNC and is a very walkable community. The neighborhoods are filled with a variety of single-family homes such as heritage homes, bungalows with acreages, townhomes, and traditional homes with a contemporary flair.

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Find out more about the communities we serve by clicking on one of the community names above or search by lifestyle below. While we hope these descriptions are helpful, know that you can always reach out to us for more information or to request a showing. Contact the MyNCHome team directly at 919-659-5173 or send us a message anytime.