Whether you’re looking for a downtown loft or acreage to explore, you’ll find plenty of options in Forsyth County. With a median home value that is considerably lower than other major metros in North Carolina and along the east coast, you’ll find your money goes farther.
With a ranking system that factors affordability, resale value, and our community’s quality of life, Livability finds Winston-Salem in the top five, nationwide, for first-time homebuyers, and Winston-Salem is ranked #18 by Business Insider among the best places to live in the South due to affordability and quality of life. Renting an apartment or home in Winston-Salem is very affordable compared to other metros. There are a large variety of options available and new construction bringing new options to the market. Downtown has more than 2,700 units with an additional 300 units currently under construction.