Welcome to Durham!
Do it all in Durham thanks to its variety of distinct residential neighborhoods, an unmatched job market, and plenty of local happenings to keep you busy. There is so much to discover in this distinguished city that we recommend staying a while—perhaps even forever!
Thinking about buying a home in Durham? Let us show you what living here looks like.
Find Your Niche in Durham
Durham is a destination for adventure-seekers and aspiring professionals alike. Encompassing the Research Triangle Park, Durham is a promising environment for entrepreneurs. Durham has carried on its long-standing history of inclusivity, so you’re bound to fit right in here.
Ready to dig into everything Durham has to offer? Come explore Bull City with us!
Selling Your Durham Home?
Thinking of selling your home in the Durham area? We can help! Learn more about listing your home with the 220 Agents, including the tools and resources we offer our sellers, our marketing strategies, and our featured listings.
Making our way to Downtown Durham
When considering where to live in Durham, Downtown Durham has to be on your list of possibilities. Downtown Durham is the heart of the city and has grown exponentially as many people have relocated to Durham for job opportunities. Young professionals, families, and older adults all live in Downtown Durham due to its variety of housing options. If you’re a baseball fan, living in Downtown Durham gives you easy access to the Durham Bulls Athletic Park.
As one of the three major research universities in the RTP area, Duke University and its Health System are Durham’s largest employers. The healthcare and pharmaceutical industries continue to expand in Durham, and many companies are based in the RTP. Additionally, Durham was ranked by CEO Update in “Top Places to Work in Nonprofits.”
In addition to Durham’s excellent public school system, the city has several specialized schools. The North Carolina School for Science and Mathematics is a residential high school for rising juniors who excel in science, mathematics, and technology. A secondary magnet school, Durham School of the Arts, provides education ranging from visual to performing arts.
Duke University, a prestigious private research university, is located in Durham. Duke University Hospital contributes to Durham’s status as a national leader in health-related activities.
Durham’s jam-packed local events calendar has every day feeling like the weekend. Craving a taste of Durham? The Bull City Food & Beer Experience features samples from Durham’s finest restaurants and breweries. On any given day, you can see a show at the Durham Performing Arts Center or take a walk down memory lane on Durham’s Parrish Street.
Durham Bulls Stadium
Durham Bulls Athletic Park is home to a Blue Monster, a Snorting Bull, and most importantly, the Durham Bulls baseball team. The stadium was designed with historic downtown Durham architecture in mind and features several old-school elements, including a manual scoreboard.Learn More »
Eno River State Park
Catch a glimpse of Durham’s historic mills and home sites while strolling along the Eno River at the Eno River State Park. The park is just minutes outside of Durham’s amenities and offers camping, canoeing, and kayaking.Learn More »
Food Truck Frenzy
When entrepreneurship meets culinary expertise, there is one mouth-watering result: Food Truck Rodeos. Durham’s ever-changing food scene matches the fast pace of the city itself. You won’t make it from one corner to the next without encountering a food truck in Durham.Learn More »
Brightleaf Square is a shopping and dining hub in a pair of historic tobacco warehouses in downtown Durham. Full of one-of-a-kind finds and Durham-made products, the shops at Brightleaf Square will surely have everyone asking, “Hey, where did you get that from?”Learn More »
Ready to Find Your Dream Home in Durham?
Intrigued by the idea of living in Durham? Let 220 Agents guide you through the city’s hot real estate market to just the right neighborhood. We have all the details you need to know about life in Durham, and we’d be happy to help you navigate your real estate journey from start to finish!