Charlotte Home Search by Commute
Most new home buyers invest in Charlotte real estate based upon the distance from where they work and how long it will take them to drive to and from work. Some of us may not agree with this methodology for purchasing Charlotte real estate but, if drive time is important to you, you’ll certainly understand why searching for a home in this manner is imperative.
Many home buyers overlook lifestyle concerns when purchasing a Charlotte home for sale. While we all love looking at homes, we must consider our lifestyle options FIRST before even selecting a Charlotte NC neighborhood. We are all trying to reduce our carbon footprint so, selecting a home based upon our lifestyle needs is the first step necessary to reduce that footprint.
Charlotte Area Transportation System (CATS) provides many options for commuting to Uptown, South Charlotte, the University area, Matthews and Pineville.
- If you are relocating to Charlotte to work in the UNCC area or attend the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, you’ll likely be interested in North Charlotte real estate, including Harrisburg, Huntersville, Lake Norman and Mountain Island Lake. East Charlotte homes for sale including the Mint Hill area, is also another possibility.
- If you are relocating to the South Charlotte area, including work in Ballantyne’s business park, you’ll love the variety to choose from the Arboretum area, all the way to Waxhaw/Marvin. Even Pineville homes for sale will minimize your commute time. Some of Charlotte’s popular South Charlotte neighborhoods include Ardrey, Raintree, Providence Country Club, Ballantyne Country Club, Piper Glen and Marvin Creek.
- Need to live near Charlotte Douglas International Airport? SouthPark, Mountain Island Lake, Steele Creek and even Fort Mill, SC homes are great options.
- Will you be working Uptown? Park and Ride stops are available throughout Mecklenburg County and the LYNX line goes out as far as Pineville now, making a Ballantyne-to-Uptown commute a breeze. If walkability is important, you’ll find fabulous Uptown Charlotte condos for sale, putting you into a home in walking distance to your office–a true live-work community.
Whatever you do, discuss your lifestyle needs with your real estate agent. He/she can further help you narrow your field of neighborhoods that will suit your lifestyle needs–and then, ultimately help you locate that dream home–within the commute distance you want!
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