Buying or Renting a House
Several students opt to purchase homes for their law school years. Durham’s real estate market is generally stable and students have been able to purchase a townhouse or condo and then sell it after graduation. Provided an increase in value (not necessarily a given these days), you can essentially live for free during law school. Generally homes have more square footage than apartments.
Some Helpful Housing Numbers
- Duke Community Housing: This is a great website listing rentals and sublets in the Durham area from Duke students and faculty members.
- You can also check out the Duke List, which is updated weekly and has a small number of housing listings in each issue. There are also listings for furniture, cars and people looking for roommates.
- Triangle Apartment Finder 24-hour hotline:
- Apartment Guide
- Craigslist RDU Housing: