Charlotte, NC Real Estate

Charlotte NC Real Estate Overview

Charlotte is a rising star in the South, a growing diversified economy, a first class airport with hundreds of direct connections, growing light rail and a great appeal to young people, have caused major population growth since 2000. Over 400,000 new folks moved here, many from New England and the rust belt, but many from Florida and out west too. That is 2nd fastest in the nation for a large US city. Said another way, it is a city about the size of Cincinatti has moved here.

Why? There are many reasons, but here is what businesses say: We have a highly educated and talented workforce, a great airport, and a moderate cost of living.
We move many people in "corporate moves" and "moves of choice." Major companies have relocated their corporate headquarters, or North American operations here- companies like Sealed Air, Electrolux, Metlife. The relocations by choice are generally families fleeing the high cost of living in the north east, the harsh winters of the great lakes and high taxes. It is just easier here to make a living in Charlotte NC and have a little more left over at the end of the month. A transplanted (From Chatham NJ) physician's wife told me that last year.

Those are just the highlights, but having lived here 21 years I would add that I like the spirit here, the "can-do" attitude, and the thought and planning that has gone on with growth. Charlotte's Uptown area (you call it Downtown) is alive at night and on weekends, and the very hip Southend on the light rail is a craft beer mecca, and recently attracted its first major corporate move Dimensional Fund Advisers. That's huge!

Charlotte is called the Queen City because it was named after Queen Charlotte, the German born queen of King Charles of Britain (Charleston - originally Charles Town, is named after him) It goes a bit deeper because Charlotte is in Mecklenburg County, and Mecklenburg is the state in German the good Queen Charlotte was born.

Charlotte real estate, measured by average price per sq foot is very near pre recession levels. Volume is about the level before junk sub-prime financing became popular in 2005. The best homes move on and off the market quickly, with the average of the Top 20 markets, 45% of the homes sold in 30 days or less. (Days on Market)

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Charlotte NC Real Estate Stats

Average Price in Charlotte: $578,129 / County Average: $576,379

Average Cost Per Sqr Ft in Charlotte: $214 / County Average: $206

Average Walkscore in Charlotte: 31 / County Average: 28

Average Year Built in Charlotte: 1993 / County Average: 1995

Average Days on Website in Charlotte: 71 / County Average: 70

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Neighborhood in Charlotte NC

Abbotswood Alexander Crest Americana Park
Amity Gardens Ardrey Asbury Place
Ashbrook Ashton Ridge Ayrsley
Ballanmoor Ballantyne Country Club Ballantyne Meadows
Barclay Downs Battle Forest Belle Vista
Bellemeade Belmont Belton Street
Berewick Berkeley Beverly Woods
Beverly Woods East Bexley At Ballantyne Biddle Heights
Biddleville Bingham Park Birnam Woods
Bishops Ridge Blakeney Greens Blakeney Heath
Blakeney Preserve Bradfield Farms Brandon
Brawley Farms bridgehampton Brightwalk
Brookline Bryant Park Burning Tree
Cameron Wood Camp Green Candlewyck
Carmel Crescent Carmel Estates Carmel Estates West
Carmel Forest Carmel Park Carmel Village
Cedar Woods Central Park Chadwyck
Challis Farm Channing Hall Chantilly
Chapel Cove Cherry Chestnut Lake
Citiside Clanton Park Clarabella
Clearview Acres Colebrook Collins Park
Colonial Village Colony Woods Columbine Court
Commonwealth Commonwealth Park Copper Ridge
Cotswold Cottonwood Country Club Estates
Country Club Heights Coventry Covington At Providence
Darby Acres Darby Hall Davis Lake
Davis Park Deering Oaks Dilworth
Dilworth South Double Oaks Dovewood
Druid Hills Eastfield Village Eastover
Eastway Park Eastwood Park Edinburgh
Elizabeth Emerald Point Enclave
Enderly Park Falcon Ridge Falconbridge
Farmwood North Fifth and Poplar First Ward
Forest Pawtuckett Fountaingrove Fourth Ward
Fox Lake Fox Run Foxcroft
Foxcroft East Franciscan Terrace Giverny
Gleneagles Glenhaven Grass Meadows
Greentree Grove Park Hadley
Hampton Place Harpers Pointe Harwood Knoll
Harwood Landing Hawk Haven Hayden Commons
Haywyck Meadows Heathmoor Heritage Woods East
Heydon Hall Hickory Ridge Highgrove
Highland Creek Highland Park West Houston Hills
Hucks Landing Huntcliffe Hunters Gate
Hunters Valley Huntington Forest Huntingtowne Farms
Jefferson Park Johnston Hall Kenilworth
Kensington At Ballantyne Kings Creek Kingsley
Kingstree Kingswood Kristen Lake
Lake Wylie Lakeside Acres Lakeview Park
Lanier Village Lansdowne Lockwood
Longfield Commons Madison Park Magnolias
Maison Mallard Trace Mammoth Oaks
Mapleton Markham Village Marsh Estates
McCrorey Heights Medearis Medford Acres
Meridale Midwood Mitchell Glen
Montclaire Montclaire South Montibello
Morrison Morrocroft Estates Mountainbrook
Mt Isle Estates Mt Isle Harbor Myers Park
Myers Park Manor North Reach Northwoods
Oak Run Oakbrooke Oakdale ridge
Oakhurst Old Foxcroft Old Stone Crossing
Olde Providence Optimist Park Orchid Hill
Overlook Park Crossing Park Ridge
Park South Station Parkview Parkview East
Paw Creek Village Pellyn Grove Pellyn Wood
Pharr Acres Pierpointe Pine Island
Piney Grove Piper Glen Planters Walk
Plaza Acres Plaza Heights Potters Glen
Preserve at Belingrath Preserve at Prosperity Church Providence Country Club
Providence Crossing Providence Glen Providence Park
Providence Plantation Providence Pointe Providence Springs
Providence Woods Provincetowne Pullengreen
Quail Acres Quail Hollow Quail Hollow Estates
Quail Run Quail View Radbourne
Raeburn Raintree Rankin Oaks
Ravenwood Rea Court Rea Farms
Rea Road Enclave Rea Woods Regency at Palisades
Revolution Park Ridgewater River Walk Plantation
Riverbend Riverpointe Rivers Edge
Riverwood Robinson Woods Rockbridge
Rougemont Royden Rutledge Grove
Sardis Forest Sardis Hills Sardis Terrace
Sardis Woods Scotland Hills Second Ward
Sedgefield Sedgewood Place Selwyn Park
Selwyn Village Seven Eagles Seversville
Shadow Lake Shamrock Gardens Shamrock Hills
Shannon Park Sharon Arbors Sharon Hills
Sherwood Forest Singing Springs Smallwood
Sonoma South End Southampton
Southern Trace Southgate Southpark
SouthRidge Spring Park Spring Valley
Starmount Steele Creek Stone Creek Ranch
Stonecroft Stonegate Stonegrove
Stonehaven Stoney Ridge Summerlake
Sunset Oaks Sunset Village Sutton Farms
Sweetwater The Arts District The Crossings
The Landing The Palisades The Park at Sharon
The Reserve at Canyon Hills The Retreat The Sanctuary
The Woods at Davis Lake Third Ward Thomasboro
Thornhill Touchstone Townes at University East
Townes of Oakhurst Trademark Tuckaway Park
University Commons Vanderbilt At Providence Villa Heights
Vineyards On Lake Wylie Walden On Carmel Walnut Creek
Washington Heights Waterlyn Waverly
Wellesford Wesley Heights Westbourne
Westover Hills Whispering Pines Whitegate
Williamsburg Raintree Wilmore Wiltshire Manor
Windsor Park Windswept Windward Cove
Withers Grove Woodbridge Yorkshire

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Cabarrus County Mecklenburg County

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3mi from mountain island lake. 10 minutes to uptown Charlotte....

less than 2 miles to i-85 access and only 30 minutes to Charlotte or winston salem....

this community is located only a few miles from lake james (6510 acres with 150 miles of shoreline), and approximately 11 minutes east to morganton. less than an hour to asheville and 90 miles to Charlotte. nearby are: fonta flora county park, lake james paddy’s creek state park, pisgah national forest, linville gorge, headwaters of the catawba river, linville river, wilson’s creek- (great trout fishing), and approximately 40 minutes to most of the nc mountain ski lodges....

Charlottes crossing is an established neighborhood in the city of claremont conveniently located near the i-40 corridor within an easy commute of Charlotte, hickory and statesville near entertainment, restaurants, shopping and schools....

the property is conventionally located in the town of midland and a short drive to all major highways and interstates (i-485, i-85, hwy 49, hwy 24/27, hwy 601). easy access and a short drive to Charlotte, concord, monroe, matthews, mint hill, locust and albemarle. this charming piece of heaven is across from the old martin marietta quarry and...

This spacious two story home has 4 bedrooms, and 2...

Great location. private, country living! move in ready 4 bedroom 2 bath house on almost an acre lot that is fenced in...

Very large townhouse in berkeley subdivision. three bedrooms and two bathrooms upstairs...

this incredible two story end unit features 2 bedrooms with master down, 2 full baths, 1 half bath, a loft (possible 3rd bedroom), 1 car attached garage and is located in one of the fastest growing areas of Charlotte! move in ready from top to bottom! the open floor plan of the main level ...

award winning clover school district and great location close to Charlotte, airport, shopping and dining! low sc taxes!...

miss this charming 3 bedroom ranch home in south Charlotte neighborhood! upd...

In office condo building. great condition. 4 individually deeded offices that are together and have been opened up to each other...

Come check out this cute house in west Charlotte! the home has been redone with refinished wood flooring, new appliances, newly painted kitchen cabinets, tile in bathroom is refinished, and the crawl space has a brand new vapor barrier...

in prime south Charlotte location, with quick commutes to uptown, southpark & ballantyne, close to shopping and restaurants, as well as several private schools: providence day, Charlotte prep, Charlotte christian, Charlotte country. this like new meritage ho...

This 3 bedroom/2.5 bath townhome is loaded with upgrades...

Take a stroll down the european inspired luxury neighborhood that is, the towers at mattie rose...

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The enclave at foxcroft will consist of eight single family, master down homes in the highly desired area of foxcroft...

Enjoy this beautiful ranch home with a fresh renovation...

lots off the 13th fairway at cowans ford. 20 minute drive to Charlotte. easy access to hwy 16, i-77 and i-85...

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Terry McDonald
5970 Fairview Rd
Charlotte, NC

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