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 (part in Franklin County, mostly in Wake County) and Youngsville. Its county seat is Louisburg, home of two-year, Methodist-affiliated Louisburg College.
An easy 45-minute commute to Raleigh, the transition from suburban to rural is very clear. There are many working farms still intact, and the county produces significant income from tobacco, cotton, and soybeans. Several farms are horse farms and 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 real estate in Franklin County, including making now a good time to sell for those land owners waiting for the market to favor them, and buyers can expect that they are investing into an area that could very well appreciate in value over the long term.
As a landowner in Franklin County, I’ve learned many aspects of the county and have a great knowledge of the area. There are many variables to consider when purchasing in Franklin county and knowing the real estate values and recent sales data in the areas you are searching in is important. There are many beautiful farms for sale in and around Louisburg, North Carolina. Search below for these properties on the market.
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