Franklin County NC boasts beautiful rolling hills meeting the Tar River. Now part of the Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill MSA statistical district, Franklin County is home to several towns and cities including Bunn, Centerville, Franklinton, Louisburg, Wake Forest and Rolesville (parts in Franklin County, mostly in Wake County) and Youngsville. Its county seat is Louisburg, home of two-year, Methodist-affiliated Louisburg College.
An Easy Commute to Franklin County NC – During your easy 45-minute commute to Raleigh, the transition from suburban to rural is very clear. There are many working farms still active, and the county produces significant income from tobacco, cotton, and soybeans. Several farms are horse farms or designated hunting preserves. The county maintains farm preservation plans, watershed conservation plans, and other outdoors conservation activities. Average home and land values have increased 13% +/- year-over-year, compared to the North Carolina statewide average of 2.2%. This could mean several things for land for sale, commercial or residential real estate in Franklin County, including making now a potentially good time to sell for those land owners waiting for the market to favor them.
Buyers can expect that they are investing in an area that could very well appreciate in value over the long term. There are many variables to consider when investing in land and timber, and knowing the real estate values and recent sales data in the areas you are considering for investment is important. There are many beautiful farms and tracts of land for sale in Franklin County NC and around Louisburg, the county’s largest town. Search below to see a few of these properties on the market.