North Carolina was the #1 State in the US in Inbound Moves at 64%- 36% outbound,
according to United Van Lines 2007 Migration Study released just a few days ago. The biggest loser? Michigan, with almost 68% of all moves moving out of the state. Here is a look at the south, the largest region for inbound migrations- the percentage moving in to the state is:
North Carolina 64%
South Carolina 60.6%
Leading the way, with families moving out are the rust belt states of:
New Jersey 60%
New York 59.5%
And we know a lot of them are coming to Charlotte. The Charlotte Chamber released a study that showed 80,000 families relocated to Charlotte in 2006. We await the 2007 numbers. The reasons cited? Good paying jobs, the mild climate, and a chance to build a future…
Over the next couple of months I’m going to be dedicating my blog time to specific areas of Charlotte and some specific communities. I’d like to continue building my Top Ten Charlotte New Home Communiy List- there are only 4 now, and also work what makes the different ares of town special, like Southpark, Myers Park, Dilworth, Matthews, Southwest Charlotte. As time permits, I will also be looking at the Charlotte-Mecklenburg schools as well.
Are you considering a move to Charlotte? Like to see more Charlotte Homes and Communities?
Want more Charlotte information? Search for Charlotte Real Estate…If you’ve never visited Charlotte, try my video on the right hand column, it is fact-filled and has been well received. Then if you like try some of these category posts…
Fun Things to Do in Charlotte,
A related post- South Charlotte Homes For Sale and Appreciation Report.
Most folks like pictures, and I like taking them, so I’ve published more than 1500 pictures divided into 45 galleries, divided by community, area and fun things to do, see them at: Uptown Dilworth, SouthPark, Ballantyne Country Club, High Gate and more. (Pictures are of Charlotte at night on the left, and the a Weddington horse farm on right)
Concerned about the market? Here are couple of recent articles about the strong Charlotte real estate market by Forbes.com and ABC News
To learn more about me, and my business in Charlotte, visit TerryMcDonaldRealEstate.com, my easy to use search for houses, condos, land or multifamily~
Please don’t hesitate to call me direct with your Charlotte real estate needs and questions, 704-351-1519