Chapel Hill Realty

Written by Helen Glenn Court
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If you're considering Chapel Hill realty, you're probably looking at buying a home. You might be retiring to one of North Carolina's most popular regions. You might be moving here for professional or educational reasons. The triangle of Chapel Hill, Durham and the state capital Raleigh are ranked very highly nationwide for both business and living.

No matter your reasons for settling in the area, it has a lot to offer. You'll have the Smoky Mountains just 190 miles to the west, with the Blue Ridge Parkway, and plenty of hiking and other activities. To the east 150 miles, you'll find the Outer Banks, the beach and hang-gliding. Across the state you'll find scores of arts festivals, golf courses, historical sites and leisure opportunities. Finding property in the Chapel Hill realty area will open all this to you.

Chapel Hill realty means looking at a number of communities. Among them are Governors Club, Meadowmont and Southern Village. Mortgage rates for 30-year fixed rates are about 5.77 percent, and for 15-year fixed they are about 5.2 percent. Chapel Hill homes tend to run in three price ranges. The first cut-off is at about $250,000. The second runs from $250,000 up to about $500,000.

Chapel Hill Realty: Sample Offerings

At the lower end of the scale, for example, a recent town home on Legion Road offering 1,100 square feet and two bedrooms went for $94,000. In Meadowmont, a new condominium offering 900 square feet and two bedrooms went for $140,000. Much further up on the scale was a $560,000 property offering a three-bedroom family home on 18 acres in Big Woods Hills.

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