Charlotte Home Search by Commute

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.

Charlotte Commutes:

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.

  • 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!


Search Charlotte Homes for Sale by Commute

Search Charlotte Homes by Commute

©Debe Maxwell | | | Charlotte Home Search by Commute


I am a full-time REALTOR® personally specializing in historic homes and luxury home sales in the Charlotte NC real estate market. My team specializes in a variety of areas including first time home buyers, condos and townhomes as well as single family home sales and marketing.   Follow me on Google+

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  1. Wow! What an incredible feature to offer….searching by commute. I’d scare ’em away in ATL.

    • LOL We have a good number of buyers who love that search! It makes a difference to many whether they go north or south of the city and set parameters via map too. We’re just such a spread-out metropolis, a buyer can make a huge mistake when moving here if they don’t check their commute time!


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