Durham County Real Estate


    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!