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: $582,360 / County Average: $578,976

Average Cost Per Sqr Ft in Charlotte: $205 / County Average: $197

Average Walkscore in Charlotte: 30 / County Average: 27

Average Year Built in Charlotte: 1992 / County Average: 1994

Average Days on Website in Charlotte: 61 / County Average: 64

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Neighborhoods in Charlotte NC

Allen Hills Allyson Park Americana Park
Amity Gardens Amyington Ardrey
Ardrey Chase Ardrey Commons Ardrey Woods
Ashbrook Ashton Ridge Autumnwood
Ayrsley Bailewick Ballantyne Country Club
Ballantyne Meadows Barclay Downs Bay Village
Belingrath Belle Vista Belmar Place
Belmont Belton Street Berewick
Berkeley Beverly Crest Beverly Woods
Beverly Woods East Bexley At Ballantyne Biddleville
Blakeney Greens Blakeney Heath Blakeney Preserve
Brandon Forest Brantley Oaks Brookwood Hills
Bryant Park Buckleigh Burning Tree
Burtonwood Cabarrus Woods Cady Lake
Cameron Wood Candlewyck Canterbury Place
Carlyle Carmel Crescent Carmel Estates
Carmel Estates West Carr Heights Castleford
Catawba River Plantation Cedar Hill Cedarwood
Chalcombe Court Challis Farm Channing Hall
Chantilly Chapel Cove Chateau
Cherry Cheshunt Citiside
Clearview Acres Cobblestone Collins Park
Commonwealth Park Copper Ridge Cotswold
Coulwood Country Club Estates Country Club Heights
Courance Coventry Cresswind
Crown Colony Darby Acres Davis Park
Deerfield Deering Oaks Derita Woods
Dilworth Dovewood East Forest
Eastover Eastway Park Elizabeth
Enclave Enderly Park Estates at Oakhaven
Evermay Faires Farm Fairmeadows
Falconbridge Farmington Fifth and Poplar
First Ward Five Knolls Estates Fountaingrove
Fourth Ward Foxcroft Foxridge
Gleneagles Greenbrier Greenwood
Grove Park Hadley Hamilton Lakes
Hampton Leas Harpers Pointe Harrington Woods
Heathmoor Hembstead Heydon Hall
Hidden valley High Timbers Highgrove
Highland Creek Highland Park Hoskins
Howie Acres Hucks Landing Hunters Gate
Huntington Park Jefferson Park Kingston Forest
Kingstree Lake Wylie Lakeside Acres
Lakewood Landen Meadows Lansdowne
Lexington Lincoln Heights Long Creek
Lost Tree Madison Park Mallard Lake
Mammoth Oaks Marlwood Acres Marvin Chase
Mayfair McIntyre McKee Ridge
Meridale Midwood Miranda
Mitchell Glen Montclaire Montibello
Moores Chapel Village Morrocroft Estates Mountainbrook
Mt Isle Estates Mt Isle Harbor Myers Park
Nevin Creek North Reach Northlake Landing
Oakdale Village Oakhaven Oakhurst
Old Foxcroft Old Stone Crossing Olde Heritage
Olde Providence Overlook Park Brook
Park Crossing Park Grove Park Ridge
Park South Station Park Walk Parkside
Parkview East Paw Creek Village Peach Orchard Estates
Pellyn Wood Pharr Acres Pierpointe
Pine Island Piper Glen Planters Walk
Plaza Acres Preservation Pointe Providence Acres
Providence Arbours Providence Commons Providence Country Club
Providence Heights Providence Park Providence Plantation
Providence Pointe Providence Retreat Providence Springs
Provincetowne Quail Hollow Quail Hollow Estates
Quail Run Quail View Queens Grant
Raintree Ravenwood Rea Court
Rea Farms Rea Woods Reavencrest
Reedy Creek Plantation Regency at Palisades Reid Park
Ridgewater Ridgewood Riverbend
Riverpointe Riverwood Riviera
Rosecliff Royden Saddlepoint
Sardis Woods Scotsborough Second Ward
Sedgefield Selwyn Farms Selwyn Village
Seven Eagles Seven Oaks Seversville
Shamrock Hills Shannon Park Sharon Hills
Sharon Lakes Sharonwood Acres Sheffingdell
Shelton Sherwood Forest Singing Springs
Sir Johns Hill Smallwood Songwood Estates
South End South Hall Southampton Commons
Southbrook Southern Trace Southpark
Southpark Corners Spring Valley Starmount
Steele Creek Stone Creek Ranch Stonebriar
Stonecroft Stonehaven Stoney Ridge
Summerlake Terrabrook The Arts District
The Bridge At Sharon View The Garrison At Graham The Lofts at Morrison
The Meridians The Palisades The Park at Sharon
The Rapids At Belmeade The Reserve at Canyon Hills The Retreat
The Sanctuary The Settlements at Withrow Downs The Villas at Windy Gap
Third Ward Thomasboro Thornhill
Touchstone Townes of Oakhurst Trademark
Trinity at Northlake Tuckaway Park University Heights
Valleybrook Vanderbilt at Providence Vantage Pointe
Villa Heights Village of Ashley Ridge Vineyard Glen
Vineyards On Lake Wylie Vizcaya Waldron Grove
Wallace Creek Walnut Creek Washington Heights
Waterlyn Waverly Wellington
Wendover Hill Wesley Heights Wessex Square
Westchester Wexford White Oak
Whitegate Willowmere Wilmore
Windsor Park Woodbridge Woodbury
Yorkshire Yorkwood

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Cabarrus County Mecklenburg County

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7 gorgeous, private, fenced acres conveniently located in south Charlotte. four car garage with space for a lift. walk up attic for easy storage/expansion. easy access to uptown, airport, southpark and schools!...



Fabulous, updated brick ranch in popular location close to light rail and park road shopping center/montford drive...



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conveniently located off hwy.16. easy commute to Charlotte. sherrills ford school district....



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Stunning 5th floor corner unit with fabulous "protected" views of fourth ward park...



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Beautiful 5 bedrooms, 2 full baths in south Charlotte...



enjoy outdoor living from the rear patio. great Charlotte location…don’t wait…this one won’t last long!...



Spacious open floor, 2-bedroom, 2.5 bath 1500 sq ft located in the heart of uptown...



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The McDonald Group
5970 Fairview Rd
Charlotte, NC
704-343-6624
704-464-3944

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