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New Homes in Durham, North Carolina

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New Homes in Durham, NC

Although its historic and economic roots may be firmly planted in the field of tobacco that once flourished here, today Durham, NC is known as a center for technology and research, making up one “point” of the area’s renowned “Research Triangle,” an enclave of public and private enterprises dedicated to research and technology. The economic advantages offered by the private corporations and public agencies operating in and around the Triangle have made the area especially attractive for new home buyers.

That once-thriving tobacco-based economy also helped to build a robust cultural presence in the city, home to the Nasher Museum of Art. The Carolina Theatre is another cultural draw, hosting live performances as well as screenings of predominantly independent films. The city’s Durham Association for Downtown Arts helps ensure the downtown district remains active in promoting and featuring the works of local artists, and the city also sponsors a wide variety of cultural events, including art exhibitions, jazz and blues festivals, concerts and a well-known dance festival.

Thanks to the presence of the two universities, college athletics are a primary focus of the city’s sports fans. Basketball fans looking for homes for sale in Durham, NC will find themselves at home among the self-proclaimed “Cameron Crazies,” diehard fans of Duke’s winning basketball team, and can enjoy baseball at Durham Bulls Athletic Park, home to the Durham Bulls International League baseball team.

For families and singles interested in moving to the area and looking for homes for sale, Durham, NC offers an eclectic mix of options that feature an eclectic mix of home styles and architectural influences, to modern options, Durham homes cater to all tastes.

Many people looking for Durham homes for sale are drawn by the city’s vibrant economy, now supported largely by the evolving interests of technology and research at Research Triangle, and also by opportunities in healthcare and industry.