Durham Homes For Sale, NC
Homes for sale in Durham range from affordable mid-range properties to multi-million dollar estates and mansions, depending on your unique needs and budget, there is a Durham property out there that would be perfect for you. As one of the best places to live and fastest growing places for business, Durham consistently ranks well on surveys of the top cities in the country by major publications like Forbes, Newsweek, and Money Magazine.
The sprawling cityscape of Durham is home to numerous distinctive areas. Each one with their own unique features and benefits. Some of the most prominent areas include Midtown, Center City, Southwestern Durham, Downtown, and the Northwest. Properties in these areas range from mid-century bungalows with updated interiors to classic traditional-style homes rich in history and brimming with modern upgrades and luxurious features.
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Recent Area Real Estate Statistics
Median Price: $209,000
Average Selling Price: $277,294
Average Rent: $1,450
# of Area Homes For Sale: 549
Average Days on Market: 37
Market Summary: Durham finished the spring market, ending in May, up 12.0% compared to the same time period in 2017. Last year at this time average days on market was 42 which has now dropped to 33. Good homes at good prices sell within a matter of days and usually with multiple offers. As the summer heats up we don't expect any major changes as inventory remains quite low compared to the demand of buyers.
Another great option for buyers looking to downsize or young professionals looking for a low-maintenance, high-value lifestyle. These properties are often located in high-rise buildings with modern open-concept design, impeccable styling, and modern, energy-efficiency components and appliances.
Although Durham's real estate market seems to be extremely varied, there are a few things that remain throughout all properties. Attention to detail, high-quality features, and distinctive charm and comfort are things you will find no matter where you look in Durham.
Living in Durham
Many locals love living in Durham for a variety of reasons. Its diverse population and friendly streets are perfect for people looking to live the metropolitan life while retaining the charm and welcoming attitude of a small town. Durham is the epicenter of arts, culture, and dining in the state. Many people regard Durham as the culinary capital because of the numerous dining opportunities. Everything from chic eateries to food trucks and barbecue spots are part of the food scene here.
Unlike the other areas I work in as a Realtor, Durham is a true city; its colorful, culturally diverse, filled with history, has an amazing arts scene and without a doubt is the culinary capital of North Carolina. From inexpensive taco and barbecue joints, Indian, Thai and vegetarian restaurants to nationally acclaimed gourmet four-star fine dining establishments and everything in-between. Durham's restaurants are continually found on Gourmet and Bon Appetite’s list of top restaurants and hottest tables in the country. To an ex-executive chef like me this is reason enough to live here. (I guess it's not surprising that Durham was named Tastiest Town in the South!)
Durham has a lot to be proud of. Duke University & Medical Center, NCCU, the Durham Bulls and Research Triangle Park.The arts scene in the area is also something to talk about with numerous galleries and a new world-class Performing Arts Center. There is always something to do in Durham. If arts are not your thing, you can take in a baseball or basketball game and cheer on the home team. Team spirit is huge in Durham and is often a big part of community involvement.
Other Notable Durham Features:
- Residents have access to some of the best healthcare in the country. Duke University provides multiple programs and treatments that people from all over the country travel to receive. It's also one of the top employers in the city.
- The Durham Farmers Market is open year-round and features some of the best local artisans, farmers, butchers, and more. It's a great place for fresh, local produce and meat.
- Durham is a dog-friendly city, with numerous dog parks, on-leash walking paths, and more.
- The Central Park is home to the Farmers Market, Food Truck Rodeo, and numerous other events. It is also a great spot to enjoy a picnic and soak up the sun.
- Formerly the American Tobacco Campus, now known as the Entertainment District is home to numerous breweries, restaurants, cafes, and other cultural experiences.
- Eno State Park is close, with beautiful scenery and natural wonders.
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Browse Other Durham Pages
- Alexander Place
- American Village
- Andrews Chapel
- Array Condominiums
- Brightleaf at the Park
- Carolina Arbors
- Chancellor's Ridge
- Colvard Farms
- Copley Farm
- Courtyards at Southpoint
- Creekside at Bethpage
- Creekside Commons
- Croasdaile Farms
- Davis Park Townhomes
- Duke Forest
- New Construction In Durham
- Luxury Homes In Durham
- Durham Townhouses
- Durham Condos
- Elliot Square
- Enclave at Leesville
- Fendol Farms
- Grove Park
- Hope Valley Farms
- Jordan at Southpoint
- The George
- The Grove
- The Terraces at Morehead Hill
- The Novus
- The Vega
- The Willow
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