Living in Winston-Salem, North Carolina

Downtown Winston-Salem


Located in central North Carolina, Winston-Salem is the seat of Forsyth County and home to 240,000. Also known as the City of Arts & Innovation, numerous companies are headquartered here, including Blue Rhino, HanesBrands, Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, and Reynolds America. Sports fans here can be found cheering on the Winston-Salem Dash at BB&T Ballpark, while music lover’s flock to the Piedmont Opera Theatre and the Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art (SECCA). The city is filled with eclectic neighborhoods including Ardmore, a historic district situated near both Forsyth Hospital and Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center; colorful Holly Avenue; and the loft-filled streets of Downtown, making Winston-Salem a great place to find an affordable, unique home.

Are you in interested in living in Winston-Salem while enjoying the benefits of living in a single family home, but not prepared to commit to a mortgage? If it’s better for you to have more time so you can be more confident about the home and neighborhood or simply save more before choosing to buy, then the America 2nd Chance program may be ideal for you – with a transparent process that puts you in control. America 2nd Chance is now serving the Winston-Salem area with our Lease with Right to Purchase Program. This program provides Winston-Salem-area residents with the opportunity to lease a home of their choice, before having to make that ultimate decision to buy. Enjoy the comfort of knowing that you can rent a single family home for up to five years and have the opportunity, but not the obligation to purchase that home, all at pre-arranged terms. America 2nd Chance is committed to making homeownership a reality for more people, helping more people get into homes, in neighborhoods they love, with the opportunity to build a more secure financial future.