We Make Home Buying Easy

Welcome to the Triangle! With so much to see and explore in Durham County, Orange County, and Wake County, there are a hundred reasons to love this area, and even more reasons to buy a home here! Whether you’re a first-time home buyer or a seasoned real estate investor, buying a home is a breeze when you have the right resources. After all, you’re not simply purchasing a property; you’re finding a niche in a community where you will belong, a place that will truly feel like home. And when you team up with Real Estate By Design, we’ll make finding the home of your dreams a dream come true.

Start Searching for Your New Home

Finding a home with the right features in the right neighborhood that also fits into your budget can be challenging. But don't worry! We're here to help. With our advanced home search tools, you can search homes by price, city, and neighborhood, and even specify your desired features and amenities. Creating a Property Organizer allows you to save your favorite properties or receive alerts when new homes matching your criteria hit the market.

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Don't Know Where to Start?

Download our helpful buying guide for the most up-to-date information about buying a home in the Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill area. Let us know how we can help you make the move to your new home.

Want a Larger Home?

We've helped many move-up buyers find homes with all the space they need. Since we're well-versed in Durham, Orange, and Wake Counties, we're familiar with more homes, so we can help you find the perfect fit.

View Homes With 4 Or More Bedrooms

Want a Smaller Home?

If you're thinking about downsizing, we can help you find a home close to your favorite amenities. From shops to restaurants to outdoor activities, it's our job to know what's going on in town.

View Homes With 4 Or Fewer Bedrooms

Resources Picked Just for You

Whether you're looking for information about the Triangle or the home buying process in general, we've got you covered! Education is the key to buying a home with peace of mind, so we welcome you to explore these home buying resources. Of course, if you have any questions, feel free to contact us.


New to the home buying process? Read our answers to frequently asked home buying questions.

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Mortgage Calculator

Want to get a better estimate of your monthly payments? Check out our handy mortgage calculator.

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Explore the Triangle

Our specialists know the ins and outs of Durham, Orange, and Wake Counties. Read our local area guides.

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What Makes Us Different?

Choosing the right real estate agent is the key to finding your perfect home, negotiating the best price, and ensuring you unlock the door to your new home with a smile. When it comes to finding the home of your dreams, no detail is too small. We have all of the tools and resources, as well as the local knowledge, to help you find your dream home and guide you through every step of the process. So don't just settle for any real estate team. Pick the experts who offer second-to-none service and will work tirelessly to help you achieve your dreams.

We're Local

Real Estate By Design is a boutique real estate firm located right here in Durham. Our agents live, work, and play in the Triangle and have intimate knowledge of the cities, towns, and neighborhoods in this region.

We're Specialists

All of our real estate agents specialize in their favorite Triangle communities. We'll personally match you with a local expert, who will then help you fall in love with your new home and favorite neighborhood.

We're Distinguished

We pride ourselves on our outstanding customer service and industry expertise. Whether you're buying your first home or your fifth, we'll go above and beyond to help you accomplish your real estate goals.

Let's Find Your Dream Home

We want to make sure you have a great real estate experience and find the home and community you'll love. If you're ready to get started, or if you want to learn more about buying a home in the Triangle, contact our specialists.

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