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Charlotte Area DevelopmentWhy more than 50 people a day are moving to the Charlotte, NC area?
In a recent article on and ranks Charlotte, North Carolina area the #1 place to live and relocate to in the United States. The rankings of the top 100 cities were released by and were based a number of different researched criteria. Rankings are based the strength of a cities real estate market, the area's growth, the economy, its educational and employment opportunities, crime rates as well as environmental aspects such as climate comfort, water quality, air quality and the strength of its recycling efforts.  (Charlotte Area Statistics)

One of the fastest growing areas in the country for a reason.......
Charlotte is the largest city in North Carolina.  At a current estimated population of over 1.7 million and growing, Charlotte is expanding in all areas of growth. Surrounding suburbs offer new residential development, a wide variety of restaurants and plenty of shopping. The Catawba River, Lake Wylie and Lake Norman also offer breathtaking views and summer fun.

A Great Place for Education!
The Charlotte area offers a wealth of schools for every level of education. With over 160 schools in Charlotte and the surrounding suburbs, residents have an abundance of choices when it comes to their education. In addition to public schools there a number of Private schools, Charter schools, and Religious schools to choose from. (Charlotte Area Places of Education) If its higher education you are looking for, there are plenty of universities and colleges as well.

Economy and Employment
The Charlotte area has a booming economy as the area continues to attract major companies from all over the world. Charlotte is mainly known as a banking city and is the second largest banking city in the United States behind New York City. A number of other fortune 500 hundred companies have followed suit and relocated to the area as well in order to take advantage of the many benefits Charlotte has to offer.  Some of the major players in the Charlotte are include: Bank of America, Duke Energy, BB&T Bank, Family Dollar, Goodrich Corporation, LendingTree , Nucor, Sonic Automotive, Harris Teeter, Meineke, Bojangles, SPX Corporation, Wachovia, Time Warner Cable, Lowe's, Muzak, Belk, Microsoft, IBM, Allstate Insurance Food Lion, Ingersoll Rand and the majority of major NASCAR Team headquarters. With fresh development, a median age of 35 year and low operating costs, the Charlotte job market continues to grow at a rapid pace.

Lake Norman BoatingLocation, Location, Location!
The city of Charlotte itself is a beautiful, clean and thriving place where people live, work and play. Surrounding suburbs offer blooming new residential and retail development. If it is lake life you crave, Lake Norman the largest lake in the Carolinas and Lake Wylie are just minutes away.  The Mountains are less than an hour away and the coast (Ocean) is just 3 hours away. The weather you ask! Fabulous..... Long Spring and Fall seasons make for enjoyable temperatures and plenty of outdoor fun.

The Charlotte Area Real Estate Market
The Charlotte Real Estate market is one of the strongest in the country. A thriving economy, strong job market and low cost of living keeps the Charlotte area real estate market near the top of many national lists. People moving to the area are often shocked by the amount of house they can get for their money. The Charlotte area has really taken off in the last 10 years and continues to grow at a rapid pace with plenty of new construction for its residents to enjoy. It's not surprising that the Charlotte area was named the 2008 best place to live by a recent study.

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Craig - Wow, you've almost convinced me to move to Charlotte!  Great highlights of the area. 

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