Rent to Own Homes near Durham, NC

Top Reasons to Live in Durham NC

  • Durham, North Carolina, has seen its population grow by 20 percent since 2000. Along with nearby Raleigh and Chapel Hill, these three cities make up the powerhouse region known as the Research Triangle Park. The Historic Durham Athletic Park was also the venue for the Durham Bulls, the team that inspired the movie "Bull Durham," from 1926 to 1994. Parrish Street was once known as the "Black Wall Street," and civil rights leaders staged sit-ins there and received a visit from Martin Luther King, Jr.

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3 Beds, 2 Baths on Enesco Cir
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3 Beds, 2 Baths

Durham, NC 27703

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School: Oak Grove Elementary
Grocery: Tortilleria Y Carniceria
Restaurant: Eclipse
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4 Beds, 2 Baths on Argonne Dr
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4 Beds, 2 Baths

Durham, NC 27704

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School: Holt Elementary
Grocery: Citgo North Durham
Restaurant: Kroger Deli
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3 Beds, 2 Baths on Wheat Mill Rd
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3 Beds, 2 Baths

Durham, NC 27704

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School: Holt Elementary
Grocery: Eno Bp
Restaurant: Kroger Deli
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2 Beds, 2 Baths on Tulip Poplar Cir
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2 Beds, 2 Baths

Durham, NC 27704

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School: Gorman Christian Academy & Early Learning Center
Grocery: Redmill Quick Stop
Restaurant: King Chinese Buffet
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3 Beds, 2 Baths on Pecan Pl
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3 Beds, 2 Baths

Durham, NC 27704

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School: Lakeview School
Grocery: Two Brothers Convenience Store
Restaurant: Super Taqueria
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5 Beds, 4 Baths on Brightfield Ln
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5 Beds, 4 Baths

Durham, NC 27712

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School: George L Carrington Middle School
Grocery: Umstead Road Bp
Restaurant: New Orleans Flavor
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3 Beds, 2 Baths on Darrow Rd
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3 Beds, 2 Baths

Durham, NC 27704

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School: Voyager Academy
Grocery: Walmart Supercenter
Restaurant: King Chinese Buffet
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4 Beds, 3 Baths on Bevel Ct
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4 Beds, 3 Baths

Durham, NC 27704

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School: Glenn Elementary
Grocery: Billys Mart
Restaurant: King Chinese Buffet
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3 Beds, 2 Baths on Amber Stone Way
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3 Beds, 2 Baths

Durham, NC 27704

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School: Voyager Academy
Grocery: Williams Bros Country Store
Restaurant: King Chinese Buffet
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  • Housing StatisticsConsidering how popular this area is and how rapidly it's growing, it's not surprising that the housing market is very hot and competitive. Housing costs here are relatively low compared to many other popular areas in the country, with a median housing price of $143,100. You can get a lot of house for your money here, too. You can get a new construction home with an impressive square footage for about the same price as something smaller and older in more crowded areas like New England.
  • Largest Employers and IndustriesDurham, along with Raleigh and Chapel Hill, was named the #1 best place for business and careers by Forbes four years in a row. This strong economy maintains and attracts good jobs and qualified workers. Some of the top employers in Durham include Duke University, which employs over 27,000 people, and IBM, which employs another 13,000 people. Other large Durham employers include GlaxoSmithKline, city and county government, NORTEL Networks, RTI International, US EPA Environmental Research Center, Blue Cross Blue Shield, and Durham Regional Hospital.
  • Tourist AttractionsThe combination of high incomes and affordable housing means that you will likely have plenty of disposable income left over to really enjoy where you live. Durham has lots of great things to see, from the Frog Hollow Outdoors Adventure Tour to a walking tour of Old Durham homes. You can also explore the region's tobacco-growing history by taking a Tobacco Road tour, or learn about the over 100 varieties of trees native to the area by going to Tree Camp. You can spend a day at the Fullsteam Brewery, observing the craft beer making process from beginning to end.
  • NeighborhoodsThere are so many reasons to love the Durham area and make it your new home. Here are some neighborhoods you should know about: