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What Makes Charlotte NC an Amazing Place to Live?


Residents of Charlotte, NC are comprised of those that have lived here for 2 years, 5 years, 10 years, and those that have called the Queen City home for generations. However, it is not by complete chance that so many call this beautiful metropolis home. With a thriving housing market, plenty of job opportunities, and an unlimited list of things to do – there’s no wonder why people are flocking by the hundreds of thousands to plant their roots. So, what makes Charlotte NC an amazing place to live?

Perfect-Fit Neighborhoods

With nearly 200 diverse neighborhoods in the Charlotte area, there is a perfect match for your wants and needs. Looking for eclectic and artsy? Try NoDa. Looking for young and professional? Check out South End. Looking to raise a family? Try Myers Park, SouthPark, Ballantyne, or Dilworth. No matter what you are looking for, there is something for everyone in the neighborhoods of the Queen City.

Consistently on the Up & Up

People have been flocking to Charlotte, NC for years due to its moderate climate, buzzing metropolis, and booming housing market. According to Chief Economist, George Ratiu at Realtor.com Charlotte ranked #3 top housing market in 2021. And, this upward trend doesn’t seem to be slowing down anytime soon. According to a recent article, findings from the 2021 “Emerging Trends in Real Estate” report ranked “Charlotte (No. 5) for expected growth in top housing construction markets next year among the nation’s 80 largest markets.” Consistent rankings like these, make it an easy decision for those looking to relocate to the Queen City in 2021.

Things to Do & Places to See

One thing many people love about Charlotte is that there is something to do all-year-long, both indoors and outdoors. From national sports organizations, like the Charlotte Hornets NBA team and the Carolina Panthers NFL team, to museums, the US National Whitewater Center, award-winning restaurants, breweries, and so much more – Charlotte is the perfect place for people to visit, live and stay any time of year.

Proximity to EVERYTHING!

We have mentioned that Charlotte is a perfect year-round city, but not because of the beautiful weather and plethora of things to do. In fact, Charlotte’s proximity to mountains, lakes, and beaches makes it an idyllic place to live for those that want it all.

Not to mention, Charlotte is home to Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT); which is ranked among the top 10 busiest airports in the world, averaging 1,600 daily aircraft operations. Serving CLT approximately 178 nonstop destinations around the globe and welcoming more than 50 million passengers annually, Charlotte is also a great place for those looking to travel by air and land.

Ready to make the move to the Queen City and see why Charlotte NC is an amazing place to live? Contact your preferred Dickens Mitchener agent or reach out to Catharine Pappas, our Director of Relocation to pair you with an agent.