About the Area

Durham County

Durham County

Durham County

Durham County at a Glance

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.


The Communities

From big cities to small towns, Durham County has a community you'll love.


The Employment

The nation's largest research park, Research Triangle Park, is located here.


The Healthcare

The city of Durham isn't called the "City of Medicine" for nothing.

Featured Durham County Real Estate

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Selling Your Durham County Home?

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Why So Many People Love Durham County

Why do 230,000 people make Durham County their home? Our reasonable cost of living, quality schools, first-class health care, plethora of sports, arts, entertainment and shopping options, and an abundance of the natural beauty typical of the Carolina piedmont all contribute to the high quality of life that “Durhamites” enjoy.

Our diverse community makes us a cultural gem in North Carolina, while our diverse and growing economic base continues to attract new investment from all over the globe. The presence of several colleges and universities, as well as the many high tech, biotech, and research based companies make Durham a great place for spin-offs and entrepreneurial start-ups. Simply put, Durham is just a great place to live, work, and play!

So you’re thinking about relocating to the area and you don’t know where to start, right? No need to panic, Real Estate By Design is here to help. Housing options in Durham range from downtown loft-style apartments to horse farms in the country; from new suburban developments to historic neighborhoods in the heart of the city. If we’ve caught your attention, keep reading about the many neighborhoods and communities that make Durham so great!

Northern Durham

If you're eager to enjoy true country living and plenty of elbow room, this is where you'll want to live.

Central Durham

Central Durham is the heart of this area and is located near Duke University, Downtown Durham, and Northgate Mall.

Southern Durham

This rapidly growing suburban area is close to Research Triangle Park, Chapel Hill, and the Streets at Southpoint Mall.

Durham County Attractions

Why Choose Real Estate By Design?

We pride ourselves on our ability to listen to our clients' needs and offer the best customer service. If you're interested in buying or selling a home in Durham County, or if you just want to chat, talk to our specialists.

Durham County Real Estate Resources

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.

The data relating to real estate for sale on this website comes in part from the IDX© Program of the Triangle Multiple Listing Services, Inc. of Cary. Real estate listings held by brokerage firms other than Real Estate by Design are marked with the IDX© logo or the IDX© thumbnail logo and the detailed information about them includes the name of the listing brokers.
The listing broker has attempted to offer accurate data, but buyers are advised to confirm all items.
This data was last updated on: 09/23/21 03:53 PM. A full data refresh was last performed on: 09/23/21 04:13 AM.
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