The Triangle (Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill) has always been known as the bed of high-tech research universities like NCSU, Duke, UNC, and the growing presence of large tech corporations. Not so long ago, Apple announced a new campus in Morrisville that will bring in over 3,000 new jobs and billions in NC investments. Additionally, Google announced a new campus in downtown Durham, bringing thousands of jobs to the city of oaks. With all the new campuses coming to the RTP area,
Winston-Salem real estate agent Jason Bragg can’t remember the last time he saw a home market as hot as North Carolina’s is right now.
“I had a listing two weeks ago where we had over a hundred showings —everybody lined up for a few days,” he said. “The average home sells in a week or less — it’s pretty common for people to put their house on the market and receive multiple offers.”
One of the most unexpected effects of the COVID-19 pandemic has been its impact on housing in