union county nc relocation: Union County NC Relocation--Union's Small Towns Best Places to Live in North Carolina - 02/23/12 09:56 PM
Those of us who live in Union County NC know why it’s a great place to live. 
You can find a country home among the rolling hills and woodlands. You can find a suburban home with a vibrant community of residents.  You can even find a neighborhood with a more urban feel if you don’t want a big yard.
Then, there’s the mild, four season climate.  Add lower property taxes than other places in the region and great schools.  And don’t forget the easy access to Charlotte, its workplaces and amenities.
Now four of Union County’s small towns have been … (0 comments)

union county nc relocation: Autumn in Union County NC - 11/12/11 05:31 AM
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Autumn in Union County NC
Peak leaf color weekend has arrived in the rolling hills of Union County NC.  The area's hickory and oak forests are putting on quite a show of yellows and golds.  The dogwoods and black gums add striking red tones to the scene.
Enjoy these photographs of the autumn foliage.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Don't forget to look at your feet as well.  Beautiful wildflowers are still blooming among the fallen leaves in Union County NC.

 
 
 
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union county nc relocation: Union County NC Relocation--Where Are the Jobs? - 08/20/11 08:59 AM
Union County NC Relocation—Where Are the Jobs?
Union County NC is a popular destination for newcomers considering a move to the Charlotte area.  Great schools, low property taxes and affordable housing are magnets that have made Union County one of the fastest growing counties in North Carolina in the past decade.
Located to the south of Charlotte with a number of I-485 interchanges along the county line, Union County offers its residents convenient access to Charlotte’s employment centers.  Many Union County citizens travel to Charlotte and Mecklenburg County for work.  Click here to learn about Charlotte’s major employers.
What about jobs … (1 comments)

union county nc relocation: High Charlotte NC Growth Expected Over the Next Decade - 06/16/11 03:51 AM
High Charlotte NC Growth Expected Over the Next Decade

The Charlotte NC metropolitan area (MSA) is expected to be among the top ten fastest growing areas in the country over the next decade according to Proximity One, a data analysis firm.  The Charlotte MSA includes Charlotte-Mecklenburg and a ring of counties around it, including York County in South Carolina.  The population of the Charlotte MSA was 1,769,001 in the 2010 Census.  Proximity One projects 26.4% growth between 2010 and 2020 to 2.236,368.
The projected high growth for Charlotte doesn't surprise me.  Union County NC, where I live and work, was … (0 comments)

union county nc relocation: Union County NC Relocation--Population of Union County's Small Towns - 03/17/11 07:13 AM
Union County NC Relocation—Population of Union County’s Small Towns
You are thinking about a move to a place with friendly people, a temperate climate with four seasons, great schools, access to cultural facilities and professional sports, and small town living.  Friends urge you to consider moving to Union County NC, an area adjacent to Charlotte’s southern edge.
Your first question most likely is “how many people live in Union County and what size are its towns and villages?”  Then, “is Union County a dynamic place where newcomers are welcome and can find places to work and raise a family?”
The 2010 … (0 comments)

union county nc relocation: Moving to Union County NC? You Are Not Alone According to New Census Numbers - 03/03/11 11:55 PM
Moving to Union County NC?  You Are Not Alone According to New Census Numbers
Remember when a drive into Union County NC took you through rolling pastures, horse farms and a few subdivisions?  Now picture all those new subdivisions, new schools and shopping centers under construction during the last ten years.  Everyone knew that a lot of people were finding the county a great place to live.
How many people moved to Union County over the last decade?  Numbers just released by the US Census Bureau show that the population of Union County grew 62.8% over the last decade.  The Census … (0 comments)

union county nc relocation: Union County NC Relocation--Public Schools and What You Need to Know - 08/24/10 04:13 AM
Union County NC Relocation—Public Schools and What You Need to Know
The Union County NC school buses start rolling tomorrow, August 25, to start the 2010-2011 school year.  Union County Public Schools (UCPS) operates 308 buses, which drive 24,000 miles each day for a total of 4 million miles each year.
Families contemplating a relocation to Union County NC typically have an intense interest in the school system.  The school systems in North Carolina might operate quite differently than the systems back home.
Here are some things that you might want to know about UCPS if you are a newcomer.
UCPS … (0 comments)

union county nc relocation: Union County NC Relocation--How Much Are the Property Taxes? - 08/16/10 03:56 AM
Union County NC Relocation—How Much Are the Property Taxes?
It’s that time of year again.  Union County NC and the small towns within the county have adopted budgets for the 2010-2011 fiscal year and set tax rates to pay for those budgets.  They’ll be mailing property tax bills to each property owner in September.  Property taxes will be due in early January 2011.
How much are the property taxes in Union County NC?  I am asked this question by locals and relocation clients alike.  In fact, it’s usually the first question I’m asked by folks considering a Union County NC relocation … (0 comments)

union county nc relocation: Union County NC Relocation--Where are the Malls? - 08/10/10 03:41 AM
Union County NC Relocation—Where are the Malls?
Considering a Union County NC relocation?  You asked about the neighborhoods.  You’ve investigated the schools.  If you are like most people moving to Union County, your next question is about shopping.
Where are the malls?
Let me take you on a tour of the malls in and near Union County NC.   Small and local, middle of the road, upscale, or large and outlet.  You can find a shopping destination to satisfy every shopping need.
Monroe Crossing

Monroe Crossing is Union County’s own enclosed mall.  Recently renovated, this mall has a small and easy … (0 comments)

union county nc relocation: Union County NC Schools--Eight Things You Should Know - 02/25/10 02:05 AM
Union County NC Schools—Eight Things You Should Know
Families moving to the Charlotte NC area usually want to know about the schools first. Neighborhoods and homes come second.  After researching regional schools, many newcomers decide to look at the Union County NC schools.
What should families know about the Union County schools?
Here is my list of ten things you should know about the Union County NC schools.
Union County Public Schools (UCPS) is a county-wide school system, like most North Carolina systems.  This means that school pupil assignment areas do not correspond to town or village boundaries.  School assignments zones … (0 comments)

union county nc relocation: Union County NC Relocation--Where Will I Shop for Groceries? - 02/08/10 05:42 AM
Union County NC Relocation—Where Will I Shop for Groceries?
Over the years, I have given many tours of Union County towns and neighborhoods to newcomers planning a Union County NC relocation.  One of the basic questions that folks who have never visited before ask me is this.  Where will I shop for groceries?
Where to buy groceries?  That is a great question and something that every Union County newcomer wants to know.  I usually answer the question by pointing out a Harris Teeter grocery store as we take our tour.
Harris Teeter is our hometown food market.  Its headquarters is in … (0 comments)

union county nc relocation: Union County NC Relocation--Population of Area Small Towns - 12/06/09 06:14 AM
Union County NC Relocation—Population of Area Small Towns
How large or small are the towns in Union County?  This is one of the first questions I am asked by people considering a Union County NC relocation.  Many newcomers to the area choose Union County because they are looking for small town living that has convenient access to Charlotte’s workplaces and amenities. 
When I was asked this question again recently, I decided that it was time for me to look up the most recent population estimates for Union County’s small towns.  The table below shows the U.S. Census Bureau’s estimates for 2008.  … (0 comments)

union county nc relocation: Union County NC Property Taxes--How Much Will You Pay for a $200,000 Home? - 07/22/09 05:44 AM
Union County NC Property Taxes.  How much are they?  This is one of the first questions that I am asked when someone is thinking of making a move to the area.  Especially someone who is leaving one of the high-tax states in the northeast.  This is the time of year when local governments adopt their budgets for the coming year and set a tax rate to fund the budget.  This process has been completed in Union County NC and its towns.  The graph below shows what a homeowner will pay in 2009 property taxes for a home with an assessed value … (0 comments)

union county nc relocation: Charlotte NC Relocation Still Tops in The Country - 05/27/09 02:49 AM
Charlotte NC is still a top relocation destination in the country according to two new studies.  Each of these studies looked at Charlotte NC relocation from a different perspective.  Forbes.com used 2008 population estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau to determine which metropolitan areas over one million in population had grown the most from 2007 to 2008.  In this study, Charlotte grew 3.36%, ranking third behind Raleigh NC and Austin TX.  Charlotte's growth slowed from the previous year when it grew by 4.2%.   Forbes.com concluded that diverse business opportunities, great weather and affordable housing were reasons that Charlotte and others ranked … (0 comments)

union county nc relocation: Indian Trail NC Voted Best for Relocation - 03/30/09 07:43 AM
Is an Indian Trail NC relocation in your future?  You may want to consider a move to the town.  Two national publications have listed Indian Trail NC as one of America's best small towns.  Relocate-America included Indian Trail on its 2008 Top 100 American Cities list.  Family Circle Magazine has named the town one of America's ten best small towns in 2009.
What makes Indian Trail NC such a desirable relocation destination?  Here are my top six reasons.
With an estimated population of 18,000, Indian Trail is small enough to have a small town feel but large enough to have community … (0 comments)

union county nc relocation: Union County NC Relocation Guide: Five Basic Things to Know - 02/09/09 05:43 AM
You are considering a move to Union County, Charlotte's southern neighbor and one of the prime relocation destinations in North Carolina. Union County has a mild climate, opportunities for rural or suburban lifestyles, and easy access to Charlotte's vibrant downtown, job market and plentiful shopping and entertainment amenities. From 2000 to 2007, Union County North Carolina was one of the fastest growing counties in the country. The county's population grew an estimated 49% from 123,677 residents in 2000 to 184,675 residents in 2007.
Five Things You Should Know About Union County North Carolina
Union County is a collection of small towns … (0 comments)

 
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