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Forest Hills

A popular family oriented neighborhood in the midst of the city, this Durham development began in the early 1920s and continued in growth through the 1970s, when most of the lots were bought and built upon. Close to downtown Durham and to Duke, the neighborhood offers huge hardwoods, winding roads and rolling hills.



The city park has a quiet creek, a swimming pool, tennis courts, picnic areas and occupies land that once was a 9 hole golf course. Like other older, Durham neighborhoods, the architecture is as distinctively eclectic as the people.




Top Right: A 3 bedroom, 2 full bath / 2 half bath home in Forest Hills.

Bottom Right: A 3 bedroom, 2 bath Cape Cod home in Forest Hills.





Forest Hills Statistics from the Triangle Multiple List Service
In 2006, 31 houses were sold in Forest Hills. Of these, the average house was a 2119 square foot, 3 bedroom 1 bath home selling for $249,352. Average time on market was only 60 days, well below the Durham market average of 81 days.






Durham County Statistics
In 2006, 3643 houses were sold in Durham County. Of these, the average house was an 1920 square foot, 3 bedroom 2 bath home selling for $200,233. Average time on market was 81 days.

 
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