Waxhaw's Lawson Neighborhood Home Prices Up 37+% In Quarter 4-2021

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Lawson Neighborhood in Waxhaw, NC

Real Estate Report & Neighborhood Spotlight

Quarter 4 - 2021


14 homes sold in Lawson during the Fourth Quarter 2021, four fewer than in the same quarter one year ago. New listings increased by four year-over-year to 13.


Demand for Lawson homes was also reflected in the drop in average days on market, which were down 5 days to 10 days compared with the same quarter one year ago. Median days on market were just 3 days. As a result, home sellers received an average of 102.4% of their asking price during the fourth quarter 2021. 13 of the 14 homes that sold in the fourth quarter received at least 100% of list price in final sale price.


Median list and sale prices for Lawson homes increased in the Fourth Quarter 2021 versus 2020, as did average and median listing prices. Average sale prices in the fourth quarter increased 37.34% to $603,321.  Median sale price in the fourth quarter was $586,250, an increase of 59.52% year-over-year. Home sale prices in the fourth quarter ranged from a low of $352,000 to a high of $810,000.


At fourth quarter-end 2021, no homes were listed for sale in Lawson and two homes were under contract. For a community of some 600+ homes, inventory is razor-thin.

Lawson Home Sales Snapshot: Quarter 4 - 2021

Lawson Neighborhood In Waxhaw, NC Real Estate Report For Quarter 4-2021


Detailed report on Lawson neighborhood home sales in Quarter 4 - 2021


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Lawson Neighborhood In Charlotte Area's WaxhawOne of Waxhaw, North Carolina's most desired and perennially favorite communities since 2006, Lawson is an idyllic neighborhood set on 558 picturesque acres with tree-lined streets and miles of scenic nature/walking trails.
More than one-third of the community's acreage has been devoted to common land, including the preservation of the magnificent 150 year old Heritage oak tree. The community was named after the 18th century, naturalist, John Lawson and was built as a tree-save community.
Community amenities include the Millhouse/Clubhouse, swim complex, tennis courts, kids' playground, fitness center. All the fun of a country club lifestyle without the country club lifestyle cost.
Cane Creek Park is close-by, featuring camping areas, a 300 acre lake for swimming, fishing, canoeing, and trails for biking and horseback riding. Also nearby is The Carolina Thread Trail, a regional network of green ways, trails, and blue ways with a new cross-state suspension bridge connecting the Twelve Mile Greenway in Waxhaw, NC with the Twelve Mile Creek Trail in Lancaster, SC offering four continuous miles of pathways to walk and explore.
Love to golf? There are some 30 golf courses to choose from within 10 miles of Lawson. 

The charming, historic town of Waxhaw, which is on the National Register of Historic Places,  is minutes away and offers quaint shops, restaurants, a farmer's market, and lots of community activities throughout the year. 
Lawson's location provides easy access to Charlotte's best shopping, dining, and entertainment options, medical services, primary local roads and I-485, as well as to some of Union County's highest rated public schools.
Is it any wonder Lawson has been one of Waxhaw area's most in-demand neighborhoods for over 10 years?


What Style of Homes Will You Find In Lawson?

One of the larger subdivisions in Waxhaw with 600+ homes, Lawson homes range in price from the $300,000's to over $800,000. Homes range in size from about 1,700 square feet to 5,000+ square feet and feature three bedrooms up to six plus bedrooms. Homes are primarily two-story, but there are also 1-1/2 story homes and three story homes, as well as homes with walk-out basements. All homes feature two or three car attached garages and are situated on lots averaging 1/4-1/3 of an acre, although there are homes home considerably larger lots, as well.


Lawson builders included Mattamy, Lennar, Shea Homes, Orleans, Ryland, St. Lawrence, and Pulte, providing a wide variety of home styles. In other words... something for everyone... from first time buyers to empty-nesters to young families, to move-up home buyers looking for luxury homes.


The average age of  homes in the community is approximately 5-7 years, with homes built as early as 2005. View all Lawson homes for sale here.


Where Is Lawson Located In Waxhaw?

The Lawson neighborhood is located off of Cuthbertson Road close to Cureton, another high-demand neighborhood in this part of Waxhaw. Two more perennially popular neighborhoods are also minutes away: Quellin, just up the road, across Hwy 16, while Millbridge is minutes away across Kensington Parkway.


Map Location of Lawson Community In Waxhaw NC

Lawson One of 12 Hot Waxhaw Neighborhoods 


Top Rated Union County Schools:


Lawson in Waxhaw School AssignmentsLawson in Waxhaw, North Carolina is served by some of the most highly rated public schools in Charlotte metro area's Union County, including the high demand New Town Elementary School, Cuthbertson Middle School, and Cuthbertson High School.  Some Lawson elementary school children are assigned to the Waxhaw Elementary School. Check with Union County Public Schools for all the most recent school assignments.


Schools serving Lawson families are part of the Union County Public School District, ranked the 3rd best in North Carolina.  Cuthbertson High School is ranked #11 out of the top 25 public high schools in the Charlotte region. Cuthbertson Middle School is ranked in the top 25 Charlotte middle schools at #15. Newtown Elementary School ranks #8 as a top elementary school in Union County.


Prime Waxhaw Location:


Lawson is close to the historic town of Waxhaw and the Cureton Shopping Center. It is also located some 15 minutes from the heart of Charlotte's upscale Ballantyne area which features two large outdoor shopping centers (Blakeney and Stonecrest) including grocery shopping, high-end boutiques, spas, casual and fine dining restaurants, movie theatres, etc.  Ballantyne Village, the world-class Ballantyne Resort and Spa are all also easily accessible from Lawson. Lawson provides easy access to the Ballantyne Corporate Park, South Park, I-485, Matthews, Indian Land, Charlotte-Douglas Airport.


All of life's daily conveniences are close to Lawson. And if you love the great outdoors, 30 golf courses, 10 parks plus a dog park, and three hiking trails are within 10 miles of the neighborhood.


Lawson in Waxhaw NC convenient to all of life's necessities      Lawson in Waxhaw NC close to parks and golf







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If you're considering selling your Lawson or Waxhaw/Charlotte area home, contact Nina Hollander/Carolinas Realty Partners with Coldwell Banker Realty.  Let's get together and discuss the supply conditions in your neighborhood and how we can assist you in gaining access to the buyers who are ready, willing and able to buy now.


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Comments (20)

Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy

Good evening Nina,

Another concise report of Lawson home sales with this post.  Those who want to buy or sell in this area should definitely contact you.  A

Jan 24, 2022 03:59 PM
Myrl Jeffcoat
Sacramento, CA
Greater Sacramento Realtor - Retired

Waxhaw Lawson home buyers and sellers are sure to value your real estate market report, Nina.

Jan 24, 2022 05:20 PM
Endre Barath, Jr.
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices - Beverly Hills, CA
Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002

Nina I am sure the home owners who bought their homes in the past ten years are smiling:)Endre

Jan 24, 2022 10:09 PM
Nina Hollander, Broker
Coldwell Banker Realty - Charlotte, NC
Your Greater Charlotte Realtor

Ron and Alexandra Seigel good morning, Alexandra... my mind continues to boggle when I see how little inventory there is in neighborhoods with 500+ homes.

Jan 25, 2022 03:33 AM
Nina Hollander, Broker
Coldwell Banker Realty - Charlotte, NC
Your Greater Charlotte Realtor

Myrl Jeffcoat hello Myrl... Lawson has been a popular and in-demand community since its inception.

Jan 25, 2022 03:34 AM
Nina Hollander, Broker
Coldwell Banker Realty - Charlotte, NC
Your Greater Charlotte Realtor

Endre Barath, Jr. good morning, Endre... those Lawson homeowners are not just smiling. They are laughing all the way to the bank!

Jan 25, 2022 03:34 AM
Brian England
Arizona Focus Realty - Gilbert, AZ
MBA, GRI, REALTOR® Real Estate in East Valley AZ

That is quite a surge in home prices and I am sure that it is continuing to surge higher.

Jan 25, 2022 04:46 AM
Nina Hollander, Broker
Coldwell Banker Realty - Charlotte, NC
Your Greater Charlotte Realtor

Brian England good morning, Brian... it will be interesting to watch how much home prices increase against the backdrop of increasing interest rates.

Jan 25, 2022 05:03 AM
Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
Real Estate Broker - Retired

Good morning Nina. When neighborhoods compete for highest your over year price increases in the 30 plus percent range, hot, hotter and hottest definitely apply. Enjoy your day.

Jan 25, 2022 05:18 AM
Nina Hollander, Broker
Coldwell Banker Realty - Charlotte, NC
Your Greater Charlotte Realtor

Wayne Martin hi Wayne... I come at doing these reports expecting price increases, but I am continually totally surprised by how high they are quarter after quarter.

Jan 25, 2022 05:25 AM
Sheri Sperry - MCNE®
Coldwell Banker Realty - Sedona, AZ
(928) 274-7355 ~ YOUR Solutions REALTOR®

HI Nina Hollander, Broker - I find it pretty shocking with 600 homes in the Lawson community and none for sale at the end of the year. I can't imagine the bidding war when one comes on market.  Fortunately, buyers have you to help them with this. 

Jan 25, 2022 06:20 AM
Joan Cox
House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373 - Denver, CO
Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time

Nina, are you repeating yourself again, home values up amazing!   Must be another HOT Charlotte community!  

Jan 25, 2022 06:58 AM
Roy Kelley
Realty Group Referrals - Gaithersburg, MD

Good Tuesday morning, Nina.

Have a great day and an outstanding week.

Jan 25, 2022 09:18 AM
Nina Hollander, Broker
Coldwell Banker Realty - Charlotte, NC
Your Greater Charlotte Realtor

Sheri Sperry - MCNE® hi Sheri... it's just crazy isn't it? It's really like the hunger games out there when a home comes on market.

Jan 25, 2022 09:24 AM
Nina Hollander, Broker
Coldwell Banker Realty - Charlotte, NC
Your Greater Charlotte Realtor

Joan Cox hi Joan... different community, same story... no inventory, home prices up (a lot)!

Jan 25, 2022 09:24 AM
Nina Hollander, Broker
Coldwell Banker Realty - Charlotte, NC
Your Greater Charlotte Realtor

Roy Kelley good afternoon, Roy... and thank you. We finally have a warming trend here in Charlotte... that cold weather was getting "old."

Jan 25, 2022 09:25 AM
Roy Kelley
Realty Group Referrals - Gaithersburg, MD

We have a cloudy and cold day in Maryland. I just made a trip to our local branch library to pick up eight books. We select the books online and receive notifications when they are ready for pick up. You scan your library card and the books for self check out.

Jan 25, 2022 09:30 AM
Nina Hollander, Broker
Coldwell Banker Realty - Charlotte, NC
Your Greater Charlotte Realtor

Roy Kelley hi Roy... I can't remember the last time I was inside a library. Then again, for me... I have a veritable library in my home... and little time to read.

Jan 25, 2022 10:13 AM
Myrl Jeffcoat
Sacramento, CA
Greater Sacramento Realtor - Retired

Waxhaw's Lawson home buyers and sellers are sure to value your real estate market report, Nina.

Jan 27, 2022 04:11 PM
Nina Hollander, Broker
Coldwell Banker Realty - Charlotte, NC
Your Greater Charlotte Realtor

Myrl Jeffcoat good morning, Myrl... thanks for stopping by... wishing you a lovely weekend ahead... we are expecting a third consecutive weekend snowfall at my end.

Jan 28, 2022 05:06 AM