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Charlotte has become the second biggest financial center in the U.S. behind only New York City. The city is home to the Carolina Panthers of the NFL, the Charlotte Hornets of the NBA, the NASCAR Hall of Fame and the U.S. National Whitewater Center. Charlotte is on virtually every top 10 list. It's a great city to live, work and play!

Charlotte, NC Real estate Statistics

Total Listings: 1,309
Average Price: $614,605
Highest Price: $6,495,000
Lowest Price: $135,000

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Charlotte Real Estate Information

Welcome to the best Charlotte Real Estate website where you can search all Charlotte Homes for sale as if you were a local Real Estate Agent! All real estate listings are updated every 15 minutes with 100% accuracy! Our Charlotte Realtors are here to help you every step of the way. We update the real estate website regularly with great resources for folks who are moving to Charlotte or researching for more information on the best neighborhoods in Charlotte.

The Queen city is the largest in North Carolina and the 17th largest in the U.S. with a population of 850,000+ and a metropolitan population exceeding 2 million. Charlotte is consistently ranked as the top 5 fastest growing city and for good reason. There’s a lot to love about Charlotte! One of the main attractions is Lake Norman.

Charlotte, NC has thousands of homes for sale today according to many Charlotte, NC real estate listing companies. The housing supply has however shrunk according to recent statistics. There may be many homes for sale in Charlotte, however, the demand is greater than the supply. Since November 2016, homes listed for sale in Charlotte, NC take less than two months to sell on average. This has pushed the prices of homes up by approximately 8% as of June 2017 compared to the same period last year.

The average cost of homes has increased beyond the previous peak experienced in 2008 and what’s more interesting is most sellers are receiving their initial asking price. This is however true for homes that look good and are priced exceptionally. Such homes are commanding quick sales with the average days in the market ranging from 6 days to a month.

In regards to type, there is a high demand for uptown condos although the supply is limited because there are very few new uptown condos that have been added since 2007. The shrinking supply of homes has also increased interest in homes that have been ignored for decades.

The luxury homes market which comprises of homes costing over 1 million dollars is experiencing a resurgence currently. There is a healthy supply of luxury homes in Charlotte, NC. The demand is also healthy, up 16%, compared to the same period last year.

Charlotte Real Estate Market

The Charlotte real estate market is the 3rd most attractive according to a recent real estate market report by the Urban Land Institute and PwC. The homes for sale in Charlotte offer affordability, space, and great value! Charlotte’s rapidly increasing population, a booming economy, and strong construction presence are the main factors contributing to this impressive ranking. According to many real estate experts, the Charlotte real estate market has recovered fully. However, the recovery isn’t even across all areas. The biggest appreciation is happening south of uptown where homes are selling for top dollar.

The home flipping rate is however healthy throughout at less than 5% which is lower than the national average. The Charlotte real estate market isn’t, therefore, booming because of a housing bubble.

In regards to affordability, the average price of homes in Charlotte, NC stands at $225,000. The average price per square foot is $142. This is still affordable although finding affordable homes for sale near uptown is still a challenge.

The latest real estate demographics show that 62% of all Charlotte, NC residents are homeowners.

Charlotte Neighborhoods

According to the Charlotte city planning division, Charlotte has 199 neighborhood statistical areas. We wrote about 19 of the best Charlotte neighborhoods. Charlotte neighborhoods can be categorized as follows; the city center, north, east, west and south Charlotte. The city center (uptown/downtown) is located in the middle of Interstate 277 which has four wards with mixed-income housing and single-family homes.

North Charlotte is composed of; Belmont, Croft, Coulwood, Derita, Eastfield/Prosperity, Highland Creek, Hidden Valley, Lockwood, Newell, Northlake, NoDa, Oakdale, Pleasant Grove, Sunset Hills, Tryon Hills, Unversity City, Villa Heights and Wilson Heights areas/neighborhoods.

South Charlotte includes Ayrsley, Arboretum, Barclay Downs, Ballantyne, Beverly Woods, Blakeney Carmel Village, Cherry, Chantilly, Cotswold, Dilworth, Elizabeth, Eastover, Historic South End, Landsdowne, Myers Park, Madison Park, Nations Ford, Piper Glen, Parkdale, Quail Hollow, Raeburn, SouthPark, Sedgefield, Steele Creek, Starmount and Yorkshire areas/neighborhoods.

West Charlotte includes Ashley Park, Biddleville, Dixie/Berryhill, Clanton Park, Camp Greene, Enderly Park, Mountain Island Village, Oakview Terrace, Paw Creek, Revolution Park, Reid Park, Shopton, Shuffletown, Todd Park, Thomasboro, Wesley Heights, Washington Heights, Wick City, Wilmore and Yorkmount Park areas/neighborhoods.

East Charlotte is composed of; Easthaven, Eastland, Grier Heights, Grove Park, Hickory Grove, Hickory Ridge, Idlewild, Oakhurst, Plaza Hills, Plaza-Midwood, Ravenwood, Reedy Creek, Shamrock, Sardis Woods, Sheffield Park, Sherwood Forest, Stonehaven and Windsor Park neighborhoods.

Charlotte Community Amenities

Charlotte has so many great homes for sale and an abundance of community amenities to go with them. The amenities range from museums to aquariums, libraries, sports amenities, name it! Some of the most popular museums in Charlotte include; the Charlotte Museum of History, Mint Museum, Carolinas Aviation Museum, Wells Fargo History Museum and the Charlotte Nature Museum.

Charlotte is also home to a 30,000 square feet aquarium known as the Sea Life Charlotte-Concord Aquarium which was opened in February 2014. The city also has emergency medical services, five major hospitals, a fire department with 42 fire stations and 1,164 personnel. Charlotte also has a waste treatment and management system composed of trash pickup, water treatment, and distribution.

Charlotte also has a library (the Charlotte Mecklenburg Library) which is located in 15 areas around the city. The library also has branches in neighboring towns like Davidson, Cornelius, Huntersville, Matthews and Mint Hill with all locations having free WiFi and internet-enabled computers. Charlotte also has sporting amenities like stadiums and sports complexes. In fact, the city is home to Pro sports franchises; Carolina Panthers (NFL) and Charlotte Hornets (NBA).

The city also has a mass transit system CATS (Charlotte Area Transit System) which operates; light rail transit, express shuttles, historical trolleys and bus services serving the city and nearby suburbs.

Charlotte Schools

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Charlotte’s public school system (Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools) is the second largest in NC and 17th largest nationally. Charlotte also has many universities like; the Charlotte School of Law, Queens University of Charlotte and Johnson C. Smith University. UNC Charlotte is the largest university in Charlotte. The university is home to a 3,200-acre research park with over 28,000 students. The University is the 3rd largest in Charlotte’s state system. The Charlotte School of Law is fully accredited by the ABA (American Bar Association). The law school is the largest in the Carolinas. The law school has a Juris Doctor degree program as well as many other law programs independently and in associations with other universities such as UNC Charlotte.

The city also has notable colleges located in metropolitan suburbs. For instance, there is the Davidson College in Davidson, North Carolina. This college has been ranked among the top 10 liberal arts colleges in the U.S. Other notable colleges include the Belmont Abbey College, York Technical College, Clinton Junior College and Central Piedmont which is the largest community college in North and South Carolina. The College has six campuses catering for over 70,000 students every year.

There are many universities and colleges with satellite campuses in Charlotte such as Pfeiffer University, ECPI University, and DeVry University making the city a perfect place for homeowners looking for homes near institutions of higher learning.

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