Record High Median Home Sale Price In Waxhaw's Lawson In December 2022

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Lawson Neighborhood in Waxhaw, NC

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It was a strong showing for Lawson homes both in the Fourth Quarter 2022 and throughout 2022. Home sale prices increased year-over-year and quarter-over-quarter. To the extent the Lawson market shifted, it was in higher days on market, which increased to 31 days by the Fourth Quarter, and a lower list to sale price ratio, which was just under 100% in the Fourth Quarter.


Inventory remained tight in Lawson throughout 2022 and was down year-over-year. Just 50 homes sold in 2022 out of 600+ homes in the neighborhood. No doubt, this accounts for sale prices that increased throughout the year. In December 2022, the median sale price of a home in Lawson exceeded $700,000 on a rolling 12-month basis and set a new record.



Lawson Neighborhood In Waxhaw, NC Home Sales Snapshot 2022



Lawson Neighborhood in Waxhaw, NC Home Sales Snapshot: Quarter 4-2022


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(12 Month Rolling Average)  




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 7-9 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 10 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 current 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 #10 out of the top 25 public high schools in the Charlotte region. Cuthbertson Middle School is ranked #13 in the top 25 Charlotte area public middle schools. New Town Elementary School ranks #25 as a top elementary school in the Charlotte area out of 292 public elementary schools. (Rankings by

Do top schools make a difference when buying or selling a home? The answer is a YES! Find out why good schools matter when you’re buying or selling a home here.


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 is 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)

Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
Real Estate Broker - Retired

Good morning Nina. Guess Waxhaw's got the memo about supply chain problems but missed the one on real estate pricing downturns, ha, ha. Good for sellers but difficult for buyers. Strong market. Enjoy your day.

Jan 27, 2023 04:42 AM
Nina Hollander, Broker
Coldwell Banker Realty - Charlotte, NC
Your Greater Charlotte Realtor

Wayne Martin I've been reading for months that the market has crashed. Well, not so much here in the Charlotte area. Now I'm reading it's recovering in the next few months. Not that much to recover from in the Charlotte area.

Jan 27, 2023 04:52 AM
Lawrence "Larry" & Sheila Agranoff. Cell: 631-805-4400
The Top Team @ Charles Rutenberg Realty 255 Executive Dr, Plainview NY 11803 - Plainview, NY
Long Island Condo and Home Specialists

Nina, I notice that you say there are a variety of home styles...but what do you consider a 1-1/2 story home? 

Jan 27, 2023 04:54 AM
Nina Hollander, Broker
Coldwell Banker Realty - Charlotte, NC
Your Greater Charlotte Realtor

Lawrence "Larry" & Sheila Agranoff. Cell: 631-805-4400 hi Sheila... I actually live in a 1-1/2 story home myself and it's the second one I've lived in in Charlotte. From the outside, it looks like a 2-story home, but the second story is half  (or sometimes less) the size of of the first story. I hope that made sense.

Jan 27, 2023 05:10 AM
Nina Hollander, Broker

Lawrence "Larry" & Sheila Agranoff. Cell: 631-805-4400 not necessarily a loft. On my "second" floor I have two bedrooms, two bathrooms, and a bonus room. In my last house I had 3 bedrooms, two bathrooms and a bonus room.

Jan 27, 2023 07:06 AM
Lawrence "Larry" & Sheila Agranoff. Cell: 631-805-4400

So is it more like a loft, or are there bedrooms and bath too?

Jan 27, 2023 05:45 AM
Brian England
Arizona Focus Realty - Gilbert, AZ
MBA, GRI, REALTOR® Real Estate in East Valley AZ

A lot of records have been set in the Charlotte area, it is definitely a desirable place to call home!

Jan 27, 2023 05:17 AM
Nina Hollander, Broker
Coldwell Banker Realty - Charlotte, NC
Your Greater Charlotte Realtor

Brian England hi Brian... well, you know that I like calling Charlotte home. At the end of the day, what this shows is just how hyper-local the housing market is.

Jan 27, 2023 05:29 AM
Bill Salvatore - East Valley
Arizona Elite Properties - Chandler, AZ
Realtor - 602-999-0952 / em:

Wow, terrific numbers for Waxhaw.  Must be clearly a destination place to live in. Bill 

Jan 27, 2023 05:35 AM
Dorie Dillard Austin TX
Coldwell Banker Realty ~ 512.750.6899 - Austin, TX
NW Austin ~ Canyon Creek and Spicewood/Balcones

Good morning Nina,

Very good numbers, even the 31 day average for home on the market is not bad. Isn't it amazing how all last third and 4th quarter the market was crashing and now its recovering! Just stabilizing as it was doing last year.

Jan 27, 2023 05:57 AM
Nina Hollander, Broker
Coldwell Banker Realty - Charlotte, NC
Your Greater Charlotte Realtor

Bill Salvatore - East Valley good morning, Bill... Waxhaw has been a major destination point for a long time now. And communities in Waxhaw like Lawson are part of that draw.

Jan 27, 2023 06:06 AM
Nina Hollander, Broker
Coldwell Banker Realty - Charlotte, NC
Your Greater Charlotte Realtor

Dorie Dillard Austin TX hi Dorie... as I'm analyzing various neighborhoods all I keep thinking is how hyper-local our market is... maybe even hyper-hyper-local, if there's such a term!

Jan 27, 2023 06:07 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, another area that is showing good home value increases.   Lawson has a higher home value than Denver!

Jan 27, 2023 06:31 AM
Nina Hollander, Broker
Coldwell Banker Realty - Charlotte, NC
Your Greater Charlotte Realtor

Joan Cox hi Joan... Lawson is a very popular community because of location, schools, amenities. I'd expect higher values than for all of Denver or Charlotte because the homes fall into a certain price point, while our cities, as a whole, have homes in many more price points.

Jan 27, 2023 07:07 AM
Mark Don McInnes, Sandpoint-Idaho
Sandpoint Realty LLC - Sandpoint, ID
North Idaho Real Estate - 208-255.6227

Nina, those are some pretty impressive figures.  Yeppir, the ole supply and demand will dictate above predictions every time.  mdm

Jan 27, 2023 07:39 AM
Sheri Sperry - MCNE®
Coldwell Banker Realty - Sedona, AZ
(928) 274-7355 ~ YOUR Solutions REALTOR®

Hi Nina,

I checked out the drone footage and can see why the Lawson neighborhood is so popular in Waxhaw.  Clients will be so fortunate they chose you, with all your knowledge,  to help them find a property that fits their needs.

Jan 27, 2023 08:13 AM
Nina Hollander, Broker
Coldwell Banker Realty - Charlotte, NC
Your Greater Charlotte Realtor

Mark Don McInnes, Sandpoint-Idaho hi Mark... it's why I'm constantly saying that real estate is very hyper-local... you can't just assume what you hear in the media is impacting all areas and neighborhoods the same way. Wishing you a great weekend ahead.

Jan 27, 2023 09:01 AM
Nina Hollander, Broker
Coldwell Banker Realty - Charlotte, NC
Your Greater Charlotte Realtor

Sheri Sperry - MCNE® hi Sheri... thanks for the nice comment. Lawson is an amazing community... I've been selling there since they began building in 2006. Hard to believe it's been that long.

Jan 27, 2023 09:02 AM
Patricia Feager, MBA, CRS, GRI,MRP
Selling Homes Changing Lives

Nina Hollander, Broker - your marketing posts are packed with extraordinary value to consumers. 

FYI... I never thought when I got started in the business that a median sized home now costs $700K or more. But it's happening here too. Yet, people buy and it is still the best way to build equitment and save for retirement. 

Jan 27, 2023 09:25 AM
Nina Hollander, Broker
Coldwell Banker Realty - Charlotte, NC
Your Greater Charlotte Realtor

Patricia Feager, MBA, CRS, GRI,MRP hi Patricia... when I first moved to Charlotte, the median price of a home was under $200,000 in the Charlotte region. Now almost $375,000. 

Jan 27, 2023 10:41 AM
Myrl Jeffcoat
Sacramento, CA
Greater Sacramento Realtor - Retired

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

Jan 27, 2023 01:36 PM
Nina Hollander, Broker
Coldwell Banker Realty - Charlotte, NC
Your Greater Charlotte Realtor

Myrl Jeffcoat good Saturday morning, Myrl. As always, appreciate your taking the time to stop by. Wishing you a stupendous Saturday.

Jan 28, 2023 05:18 AM