Durham MLS Property Listings and Communities
Durham is a very popular, energetic city and Raleigh’s western neighbor located in Durham county in North Carolina. Durham, nicknamed “the flower of the Carolinas”, is recognized for being home to Duke University’s Blue Devils and for its long history in the tobacco industry. Durham is also known for being home to major attractions like the American Tobacco Campus, Durham Bulls Stadium and Durham Performing Arts Center (DPAC). Durham, being one of the three points of the Research Triangle, is also a technology and academic powerhouse. All of these factors contribute to Durham’s a strong historic, music, art and food culture.
Established in 1869, Durham is a massive city measuring in at 286 square miles with more than 280,000 residents. Durham is home to many historic sites and older homes with tons of charm and character, which makes buying a home in Durham an excellent long term investment. It is not hard to understand why Durham is growing at more than 7% per year, and why very few people who buy a house in Durham choose to move anywhere else.