It’s no secret that Charlotte continues to rank in the top 20 on the list of “best places to live” in the US. Charlotte is a city full of culture, business, good weather, museums breweries, professional sports, award-winning restaurants…the list goes on and on! It’s a city with a growing skyline that still maintains the charm of a southern town. For those thinking about moving to the Queen City, here are few more reasons that will have you packing your bags.
Kid Friendly. For many families, this is at the top of the list! Not only does Charlotte have a variety of children’s museums and activities like The Discovery Place and Charlotte Nature Museum, but it’s also home to some of the greatest-ranking schools in the country!
Amazing Restaurants. From high-end restaurants like Blue Restaurant & Bar to the hip and trendy spots like the 5th Street Market, Charlotte is full of great restaurants! The Queen City is also home to almost twenty breweries and has quickly become a craft beer hub. For those foodies already in Charlotte, this is a reminder that it’s restaurant week!
Low Cost of Living. Charlotte is an affordable city and ranks below the national average for cost of living. This is great in comparison with other large cities. The below average cost of living paired with great jobs and schools makes Charlotte a desirable destination for many families.
Below average on housing. There’s one more thing to add to the list! Charlotte has an affordable housing market so you can find the home of your dreams on a budget you can afford. The Charlotte housing market is very hot and home values continue to rise (up 8% over the past year according to Zillow). The current median listing price in Charlotte is $250,00 but the median rent is pushing $1,300.