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: $507,837 / County Average: $517,368

Average Cost Per Sqr Ft in Charlotte: $200 / County Average: $194

Average Walkscore in Charlotte: 31 / County Average: 29

Average Year Built in Charlotte: 1993 / County Average: 1994

Average Days on Website in Charlotte: 81 / County Average: 83

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Neighborhoods in Charlotte NC

Alexander Place Allyson Park Amity Gardens
Ardrey Ardrey Crest Ardrey Woods
Ashbrook Ashton Ridge Ayrsley
Ballantyne Country Club Barclay Downs Belle Vista
Belmont Belton Street Bentley Oaks
Berewick Berkeley Beverly Crest
Beverly Woods Bexley at Ballantyne Biddleville
Blakeney Greens Blakeney Preserve Blueberry
Bradfield Farms Brandywine Brightwalk
Brooke Dale Brownes Ferry Calloway Glen
Cambridge Commons Cameron Wood Camp Green
Candlewyck Canterbury Place Carmel Country Club
Carmel Estates Carmel Estates West Carmel Station
Castleford Cedar Woods Chadwyck
Challis Farm Channing Hall Chantilly
Chapel Cove Charlestowne Manor Charlotte House
Chateau Cherry Cheshunt
Clawson Village Clearview Acres Cobblestone
Collins Park Colonial Village Commonwealth Park
Copper Ridge Cotswold Coulwood
Coulwood Hills Country Club Heights Country Club Hills
Courance Court 6 Coventry
Coventry Woods Covington Commons Crab Orchard
Cramers Pond Crown Colony Estates Darby Acres
Davis Lake Davis Park Davis Ridge
Dilworth Dovewood East Forest
East Providence Estates Easthaven Eastover
Eastway Park Eastwood Elizabeth
Enclave Enderly Park Essex Fells
Evermay Faires Farm Fairfield Park
Fairmeadows Farmington Fifth And Poplar
First Ward Forest Pawtuckett Forest Pond
Fountaingrove Fourth Ward Fox Lake
Foxcroft Foxcroft East Gibbon Crossing
Giverny Governors Square Great Oaks
Greenway Village Greenwood Grove Park
Hadley Hampton Place Harbor Club
Harpers Pointe Harwood Knoll Haywyck Meadows
Heydon Hall Hickory Ridge Hidden Valley
Highgrove Highland Creek Highland Park
Holly Hills Houston Hills Hubbard Falls
Huntington Forest Huntington Ridge Huntingtowne Farms
Hyde Park Idlewild Johnston Hall
Kenilworth Kimmerly Woods Kingstree
Ladley Court Lake Wylie Lakeshore Village
Landen Meadows Lanier Village Lansdowne
Lawing Pond Leacroft Lexington
Lincoln Heights Linden Oaks Madison Park
Maison Mallard Trace Mammoth Oaks
Marlborough Woods Marvin Chase Mcclintock Woods
McCrorey Heights McIntyre McKee Ridge
Meadowhill Meridale Merry Oaks
Midwood Mill Valley Montclaire
Montclaire South Montibello Montreux
Morrocroft Estates Mountainbrook Mt Isle Harbor
Myers Park North Reach Oak Manor
Oak Run Oakbridge at Waterleaf Oakdale
Oakhurst Old Foxcroft Old Stone Crossing
Olde Providence Optimist Park Overlook
Park Crossing Park Ridge Park South Station
Parkside Parkview East Peach Orchard Estates
Pellyn Grove Pellyn Wood Pence Pond
Pharr Acres Piper Glen Planters Walk
Plaza Heights Providence Country Club Providence Crossing
Providence Heights Providence Landing Providence Park
Providence Plantation Providence Retreat Providence Springs
Providence West Quail Hollow Quail Run
Radbourne Raeburn Raintree
Ravenridge Rea Court Rea Farms
Rea Road Enclave Reavencrest Regency at Palisades
Reid Park Ridgeloch Ridgewater
Riverbend Riverpointe Rivers Edge
Riverwood Riviera Rosecliff
Royden Sardis Woods Second Ward
Sedgefield Selwyn Farms Selwyn Park
Seven Eagles Seven Oaks Seversville
Shadow Lake Shamrock Hills Shannon Park
Sharon Arbors Sharon Hills Sheffield Park
Sherwood Forest Smallwood South End
Southampton Southern Trace Southpark
SouthRidge Spring Park Starmount
Steele Creek Steelechase Stone Creek Ranch
Stonehaven Stowe Creek Sturnbridge
Summerlake Sutton Farms The Arts District
The Bridge At Sharon View The Enclave at Ardrey Kell The Farms At Backcreek
The Gates The Meridians The Palisades
The Rapids At Belmeade The Reserve at Canyon Hills The Retreat
The sanctuary The Villages Of Leacroft The Woods at Davis Lake
Third Ward Thomasboro Touchstone
Townes at Montford Park Townes of Oakhurst Trinity at Northlake
Triveny On Carmel Turtle Rock University Heights
University Park Vanderbilt At Providence Villa Heights
Vineyard Glen Vineyards On Lake Wylie Walden On Carmel
Walnut Creek Washington Heights Waterlyn
Waverly Wedgewood Wedgewood North
Wellington Wendover Heights Wendover Hills
Wesley Heights Wessex Square Westmoreland
Westover Hills Wexford White Oak
Whitegate Williamsburg Williamsburg Raintree
Willowmere Wilmore Winchester
Windsor Park Windwood Winterfield
Withrow Downs Woodbury Woods At Coulwood

Areas in Charlotte NC

Cabarrus County Mecklenburg County

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Awesome opportunity to buy an affordable lot that will accommodate multi-family housing...

Stunning new townhome project over looking uptown Charlotte with amazing views of the city...

3 bedroom with 2.5 bath 2 car garage with a loft. very open floorplan with a formal dining area that is open to the kitchen...

All brick home with almost 2.5 acres. living room...

Recently renovated 2 bd, 1.5 bath duplex in park rd area...

Build your dream home on 5+ acres!!! community amenities are fabulous...

great location in Charlotte, close to restaurants and shopping centers, 10 minutes from Charlotte outlet mall and airport, proximity to 485 and whitewater center which is just a little over a mile away but a big attraction. up coming area, with coming huge shopping center to server the whole area. builder is offering buyer promotions of $3000 closing cost plus gift package (side by side fridge, mi...

Price reduced over $15k for a limited time if closed by january 30th...

Wonderful 2br/2ba condo in the heart of southpark. just downstairs, piedmont town center offers many dining options, fitness, beauty and more...

Now selling phase 2! . contemporary new construction townhomes in historic south end...

here you can get away from it all, but still be a short drive to tryon, Charlotte, spartanburg or asheville. extra adjoining lot available to purchase....

enjoy nearby lake wylie and windjammer beach park, or hop on the conveniently-located i-77 and take the 15-minute drive into downtown Charlotte for shopping, dining, and sight-seeing. back home at the arbors at ft. mill, you’ll enjoy spacious floor plans with gourmet kitchens, oversized walk-in closets, garden tubs, and large private patios and balconies. stroll around our lushly-landscaped community and you’...

Now selling in harwood knoll! conveniently located off mt...

16, stores, schools and lake norman. just 15 minutes nw of Charlotte....

Nice updated brick home with fenced in back yard, almost everything is new roof, windows, water heater, both bathrooms, electrical panel and a complete kitchen all new...

Excellent opportunity for small to medium office space, spaces can be combined to accommodate larger needs...

Well appointed two bedroom townhome in the elizabeth townes community...

Owcasing the finest mediterranean architecture in Charlotte spanning over 16,000 sq. ...

This floor plan features 3 spacious bedrooms as well as a loft area, 2 car garage, shining black appliances, and granite countertops...

Welcome home! this well maintained beautiful four bedroom home in steele creek boasts a spacious master suite with trey ceiling, an ample sized family room that opens to the kitchen and a dining room...

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The McDonald Group
5970 Fairview Rd
Charlotte, NC

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