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Experience the Charm of Hillsborough and Durham

Located in the western part of the Triangle, Durham and Hillsborough are unique communities with their own one-of-a-kind flair. Whether you're looking to live in the heart of the city, build a new home in a suburban neighborhood, or find a private rural escape, you'll have no trouble finding exactly what you're looking for in this popular region.

Eager to explore everything Durham, Hillsborough, and the surrounding area have to offer? Take a look at our community guides to get started, and give us a call when you're ready to make a move.


Located just minutes away from Chapel Hill, Durham, and the Eno River, Hillsborough is a blossoming small town that's easily one of the Triangle's best-kept secrets. Here, you'll benefit from top-notch schools, nearby shopping and dining, and a diverse array of housing options.


Durham isn't just the fourth largest city in North Carolina—it's also home to the Research Triangle Park, Duke University, the Durham Bulls, the Durham Performing Arts Center, and so much more. As if that isn't enough, Durham features a hopping culinary scene, plenty of shopping, a packed calendar of events, and surprisingly affordable homes.

Durham County

Centered around the city of Durham, Durham County boasts a population of around 268,000 residents. And while this county might seem like a sprawling metropolis, it's actually home to a variety of smaller communities that offer more suburban and pastoral lifestyles. 

Orange County

Ideally located between the Research Triangle Park, the Triad (including Greensboro and Winston-Salem), and the Triangle, Orange County offers something for just about everyone. Stroll through the chic streets of Chapel Hill, tour the famous University of North Carolina, or enjoy a quieter life in suburbs like Hillsborough or Carrboro.

Discover Your New Home Town

Eager to make a move to the Hillsborough or Durham area? Let Collins Design Realty handle all the details! As a member of the best real estate industry organizations in the Triangle area—including the Durham Regional Association of REALTORS® and the Home Builders Association of Durham, Orange & Chatham Counties—we're excited to help you find your new niche.

Selling a home in the western part of the Triangle? We can certainly help with that, too!

Durham and Hillsborough Real Estate Resources

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