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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2 Beds, 2 Baths on Martin St
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2 Beds, 2 Baths

Durham, NC 27704

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School: Lakeview School
Grocery: Two Brothers Convenience Store
Restaurant: Biscuitville
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5 Beds, 3 Baths on Martin Luther King Pkwy
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5 Beds, 3 Baths

Durham, NC 27707

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School: Hope Valley Elementary
Grocery: Walmart Supercenter
Restaurant: Doyle's Sports Bar
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3 Beds, 3 Baths on Lynn Rd
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3 Beds, 3 Baths

Durham, NC 27703

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School: Oak Grove Elementary
Grocery: Lighthouse Food Mart
Restaurant: Dog House
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2 Beds, 1 Bath on Chalk Level Rd
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2 Beds, 1 Bath

Durham, NC 27704

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School: Holt Elementary
Grocery: Willowdaile Shopping Ctr
Restaurant: Coffee World
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2 Beds, 1 Bath on Zelko Ct
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2 Beds, 1 Bath

Durham, NC 27705

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School: St Luke's Preschool And Kindergarten
Grocery: Latinos Mart
Restaurant: Metro Express Market & Grill
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3 Beds, 2 Baths on Lazyriver Dr
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3 Beds, 2 Baths

Durham, NC 27712

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School: Eno Valley Elementary
Grocery: Eno Bp
Restaurant: Silver Spoon Restaurant
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4 Beds, 2 Baths on Continental Dr
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4 Beds, 2 Baths

Durham, NC 27712

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School: Riverside High School
Grocery: Shaklee Distributor
Restaurant: Henry's Delicatessen
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1 Bed, 1 Bath on Hitchcock Dr
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1 Bed, 1 Bath

Durham, NC 27705

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School: Hillandale Elementary
Grocery: Custom Choice Cereal Llc
Restaurant: Food For Life Supreme
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3 Beds, 2 Baths on Orchard Way
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3 Beds, 2 Baths

Durham, NC 27704

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School: Lakeview School
Grocery: Town N Country
Restaurant: Super Taqueria
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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: