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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488

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Charlotte NC Real Estate Stats

Average Price in Charlotte: $527,088 / County Average: $530,834

Average Cost Per Sqr Ft in Charlotte: $207 / County Average: $200

Average Walkscore in Charlotte: 30 / County Average: 27

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

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

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Neighborhood in Charlotte NC

Alexander Crest Alexander Place Amber Leigh
Americana Park Amity Gardens Arbor Creek
Arbor Hills Arbor Way II Ardrey
Ardrey Crest Arlington Forest Asbury Place
Ashbrook Ashley Park Ashton Grove
Ashton Ridge Autumnwood Ayrsley
Ballanmoor Ballantyne Country Club Barclay Downs
Belmont Berewick Berkeley
Beverly Crest Beverly Woods Beverly Woods East
Biddle Heights Biddleville Bishops Ridge
Blakeney Heath Blakeney Preserve Bonnie Briar
Bradfield Farms Brandon Brantley Oaks
bridgehampton Bridlewood Brighton Woods
Brightwalk Bryant Park Buckleigh
Burning Tree Cady Lake Caldwell Commons
Caldwell Farms Cameron Wood Camp Green
Candlewyck Canterbury Place Carmel Estates West
Carmel Hollow Carmel Park Carmel Station
Carmel Valley Carmel Woods Carsons Pond
Catawba River Plantation Cedar Woods Cedarcroft
Chadwyck Challis Farm Chantilly
Chapel Cove Chateau Chatham
Cherokee Cherry Cheshunt
Chestnut Lake Citiside City park
Clanton Park Clearview Acres Collins Park
Columbine Court Colvard Park Commonwealth Park
Copper Ridge Cotswold Cottonwood
Coulwood Hills Country Club Estates Country Club Heights
Coventry Woods Covington At Providence Crab Orchard
Creekshire Village Cresswind Crown Colony Estates
Darby Acres Darby Hall Davis Lake
Deering Oaks Dilworth Dilworth South
Dovewood Downs Grant Druid Hills
Eastbrook Woods Eastover Eastway Park
Eastwood Park Edgefield Elizabeth
Enderly Park Faires Farm Falcon Ridge
Falconbridge Firethorne First Ward
Five Knolls Estates Fletcher Creek Forest Glen
Forest Pawtuckett Four Seasons Fourth Ward
Fox Lake Foxcroft Franciscan Terrace
Giverny Glenhaven Governors Square
Greenbrier Greenwood Grove Park
Guildford Townhomes Hadley Hamilton Lakes
Hampshire Hills Hampton Leas Hampton Place
Harpers Pointe Harwood Knoll Hawk Haven
Haywyck Meadows Heydon Hall Highland Creek
Highland Park West Houston Hills Hucks Landing
Hunters Gate Hunting Creek Huntington Forest
Huntington Ridge Hyde Park Idlewild South
Jefferson Park Keeneland Kingsley
Kingston Forest Kingstree Kingswood
Kristen Lake Lake Wylie Lakeview Park
Landen Meadows Lanier Village Lansdowne
Lawing Pond Lincoln Heights Madison Park
Magnolias Mallard Lake Mammoth Oaks
Markham Village Mcalpine Forest McClintock
Mccrorey Heights McDowell Crossing Mckee Place
Mckee Woods Medford Acres Meridale
Merry Oaks Midwood Midwood Extension
Milton Park Mint Hill Estates Mitchell Glen
Montclaire Montibello Montreux
Moores Chapel Village Morrocroft Estates Mountain Point
Mountainbrook Mt Isle Harbor Myers Park
Myers Park Manor Newman Manor North Reach
Northlake Northwoods Oak Forest
Oakbrooke Oakdale ridge Oakhurst
Old Foxcroft Old Salem Old Stone Crossing
Olde Georgetowne Olde Providence Olde Savannah
Overlook Park Crossing Park South Station
Parkview East Parkwood Square Paw Creek Village
Peach Orchard Estates Pellyn Grove Pellyn Wood
Pharr Acres Pierpointe Pine Island
Pine Knoll Piper Glen Planters Walk
Plaza Heights Plaza Hills Polo View
Potters Glen Preserve at Prosperity Church Providence Arbours
Providence Country Club Providence Crossing Providence Park
Providence Pines Providence Plantation Providence Pointe
Pullengreen Quail Hollow Quail Hollow Estates
Quail View Queens Grant Radbourne
Raintree Rama Woods Ravenwood
Rea Court Rea Farms Reavencrest
Regency at Palisades Revolution Park Ridgewater
Riverbend Riverpointe Riverwood
Riviera Robinson Woods Rockbridge
Rolling Oaks Rosecliff Rossmore
Royden Rutledge Grove Sardis Beverly Park
Sardis Forest Sardis Oaks Sardis Woods
Savannah Townhomes Scotland Hills Second Ward
Sedgefield Selwyn Farms Selwyn Park
Selwyn Village Seven Eagles Seven Oaks
Seversville Shamrock Green Shamrock Hills
Shannon Park Sharon Hills Sharon South
Sherwood Forest Smallwood South End
Southampton Southern Trace Southgate
SouthPark Southpointe SouthRidge
Spring Valley Starmount Stone Creek Ranch
Stonehaven Sturnbridge Summerlake
Sutton Farms Sweetbriar The Arts District
The Crossings The Enclave at Davis Lake The Landing
The Meridians The Palisades The Preserve at Kinsley Lakes
The Rapids At Belmeade The Reserve at Back Creek The Reserve at Canyon Hills
The Sanctuary The Settlements at Withrow Downs The Woods at Davis Lake
Third Ward Thomasboro Thornhill
Townes at University East Townes of Oakhurst Trademark
Tremont Square Tuckaway Park Turtle Rock
Verndale Farms Villa Heights Villages At Back Creek
Vineyard Vineyards On Lake Wylie Walden On Carmel
Walden Ridge Waterhaven Waterlyn
Waverly Wellesford Wellington
Wesley Heights Westbourne Westchester
Westerly Hills Weston Woods Westover Hills
Whispering Pines Whitegate Williamsburg
Williamsburg Raintree Wilmore Windsor Grove Homes
Windsor Park Windswept Woodberry Forest
Woodbridge Woodbury Wrights Crossing
Yorkmont Park Yorkshire

Areas in Charlotte NC

Cabarrus County Mecklenburg County

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In the popular cameron wood neighborhood in south Charlotte in between southpark and ballantyne. this home has been extensively rem...



Completely renovated and full of mid-century modern swank...



Beautiful home in ballantyne offers 4 bedrooms and 2...



Stunning end unit loaded with upgrades in park south station...



This 4 bedroom/2.5 bath is perfect for large families or those who desire guest rooms...



Location, location, location!! this two bed, two bath condo features three separate living areas and is also zoned as work/live (very rare in this area)...



close to foothills regional airport and many nearby mountain attractions including lake james, pisgah national forest, wilson creek, linville gorge, and more. beautiful morganton is close. only an hour to Charlotte. mountain community living at its best!...



Back on market due to buyer getting cold feet!! this adorable townhome is located just minutes from i-485, the outlet mall, dining, entertainment & so much more...



close proximity to lake wylie for boating, walking trails at mcdowell nature preserve, easy access to Charlotte douglas airport for travel, short drive to uptown Charlotte! known for their energy-efficient features, our homes help you live a healthier and quieter lifestyle while saving thousands of dollars on utility bills....



Fabulous dilworth location! this 3 bedroom 2.5 bath brick townhome features hardwood floors on the first floor, gas fireplace, open floor plan, granite counters and stainless appliances in the kitchen...



You will love getting to make this beautiful house your new home...



Experience the quaint feel of fourth ward's settler's lane and the convenient lifestyle of uptown in the community of hackberry place...



come discover the joy of country life tucked away from it all, yet minutes to nearby conveniences and easy commutes to Charlotte via hwy 16. covenants and restrictions in place to protect your investment, however, no hoa fees! could this be the opportunity you've been looking for?...



Beautifully updated condo in vibrant south end! close to uptown & light rail...



you'll love the community amenities: pool, clubhouse, and boat storage in this resort style neighborhood, with a location convenient to shopping, restaurants, uptown Charlotte, and the airport. great clover schools and low sc taxes....



Ion in fairview. fantastic location right off of Charlotte highway. this agrihood h...



New construction in hot desirable sedgefield!location close to shopping, uptown, many breweries, restaurants, & easy access to light rail...



Welcome home! beautiful craftsman style dilworth home in the heart of dilworth, located in the historic district...



Welcome to your own little piece of paradise in highly desirable tuckaway park; a picture perfect setting to enjoy and unwind, while still close to dining, shopping and entertainment...



Classic one level brick home on a great flat lot in the heart of olde providence...



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

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