Charlotte Is Now Ranked As One Of The Top Cities To Invest In Housing In 2017



The Queen City has landed on the top of yet another list – Forbes’ Top Cities to Invest in Housing in 2017.

The financial publication teamed up with North Carolina’s Local Market Monitor, to annalize data from over 300 housing markets, and based on population, job, and home price growth, they ranked the top 20 in the United States.

Charlotte was ranked #12 in the nation, ahead of Raleigh at #13 and right behind Sacramento at #11. Jacksonville came in at #2 and Dallas was ranked #1.

According to Forbes, these are the current numbers for Charlotte:

  • Average home price: $235,000
  • Population: 2,380,314
  • 3-year population growth: 5.7%
  • Year-over-year job growth: 2.1%
  • Year-over-year home price growth: 8%

Yet another reason to love the Queen City!