Have you heard that Charlotte, North Carolina's "hottest" ZIP code for two years in a row is the 28273 ZIP code in Steele Creek? Realtor.com has just come out with its 2017 hottest ZIP codes for buyers and sellers in the country and Steele Creek's 28273 ZIP code was ranked #30 (up from #41 last year). This is out of some 32,000 ZIP codes analysed by Realtor.com based on the time it takes properties to sell and how frequently homes are viewed in each ZIP code.
Steele Creek's 28273 ZIP code covers much of the area from Arrowood Road to Steele Creek Road to Shopton Road to Lake Wylie in southwest Charlotte. The industrial areas along Westinghouse Boulevard separate the residential and commercial areas of Upper Steele Creek Lower Steele Creek. Steele Creek's location is perfect for those commuting to Charlotte-Douglas Airport, to Charlotte's Uptown area, and even to Fort Mill in South Carolina.
The Steele Creek community is an old one, dating back to the 1740's and is one of the 15 original townships of Mecklenburg County where Charlotte is situated. It's believed that name "Steele" was the family surname of Scotch-Irish immigrants who settled in the area in the 18th century. Today, approximately two-thirds of the Steele Creek area is annexed to the City of Charlotte with remaining areas unincorporated and part of Mecklenburg County.
Steele Creek provides a wide variety of housing with something for every price range:
Currently some 37 single family homes are listed for sale ranging in asking price from just under $120,000 to almost $2.7 million. In the past six months, 305 single family homes in Steele Creek have sold ranging in sale price from $79,000to just under $800,000. The average sale price was just under $227,00 ($112/square foot) and average cumulative days on market of 21 days... no wonder the 28273 ZIP code is hot... homes are selling in under three weeks. With avearge sale price of under $250,000 this is one of the truly affordable areas to buy a home in the City of Charlotte. Steele Creek is home to a good variety of townhome communities, as well.
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This information about Charlotte's hottest ZIP code in the Steele Creek area in southwest Charlotte is provided by Nina Hollander/Carolinas Realty Partners with RE/MAX Executive, your Charlotte real estate and Steele Creek neighborhood experts.
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