Homes for Sale in Durham, NC
The city of Durham, NC, referred to as the "City of Medicine", is known as one of the most desirable cities in the United States due to its central location, beautiful climate and many other great features. This makes Durham real estate very sought after! The city of Durham is also favored for its many business opportunities being a part of the Research Triangle Park (RTP), which encompasses Raleigh, Durham and Chapel Hill. The Triangle area has a population of approximately 2 million.
Located in central North Carolina, Durham is conveniently located near Interstates 40 and 85 and is home to approximately 233,000 year-round residents. In addition, several thousand students live in the area to attend Duke University and North Carolina Central University.
Durham was first known for its thriving tobacco industry with the Bull Durham Tobacco Factory. Since then this area has been revitalized and turned into the American Tobacco Historic District and is home to the Minor League baseball team the Durham Bulls, the Durham Performing Arts Center and many great restaurants. Recently named the "Tastiest Town in the South", Durham is known for its nationally acclaimed restaurants and foodies from all over come to the yearly Food Truck Rodeo! Whether it's the food, a job at Research Triangle Park, an education at Duke University or the many cultural activities available, whatever brings you to Durham you will find a happening city you will be happy to call home!