Charlotte was recently ranked as one of the top 50 best cities to live in, ranking 15th among the 50 most desirable spots in the country. The Top 5 Zip Codes in Charlotte include sizzling 28205 and 28208, both near Uptown Charlotte.
Home values jumped 7.4% last year and are predicted to increase by another 3.1% next year. There are five ZIP Codes in the Charlotte region that are considered extremely hot at the moment, and the neighborhood of Belmont features one of them, 28205.
This transitional neighborhood that is situated only a couple miles north of Uptown and is prime for big investments. It features tons of charm and is an affordable up-and-coming neighborhood located just minutes from the east side of the I-277 loop, and is walkable to the upcoming CATS Blue Line Extension.
The top 5 Zip Codes in Charlotte are 28208, 28204, 28217, 28205 and 28211.
Other quickly growing areas of town in the top five hottest ZIP Codes include the neighborhood of Cherry in 28204, which is also just outside of Uptown, Steele Creek near the Lake Wylie area, and Mint Hill in Matthews.
Also gaining in popularity among house hunters are the communities of North Monroe, Hidden Valley, which will also soon be home to the Blue Line Extension, and the town of Belmont in Gastonia County, which is also located near Lake Wylie.
The real estate market across the entire Charlotte region is thriving. Despite low inventory, there has been an uptick in home sales and a big increase in the number of pending sales, indicating that a lot of activity is on the horizon. Home prices are on the rise as demand picks up for this desirable city that many people would like to call home.
For more details and information on some of the hottest ZIP Codes in and around Charlotte, be sure to read the full article at WCNC.com.