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Reasons to Live in (and Love) Charlotte

If you’re looking to live in a bustling city where community comes first and there is always something fun to do, consider making your next move to Charlotte, North Carolina.

Need a few additional reasons? Check out the list below.

Enjoy the Good Life
The cost of living is just below the national average, so you can enjoy the rental home of your dreams and all the amenities found in this great city. As one of the largest providers of single-family rental homes, Progress Residential® offers homes that fit a variety of lifestyles in highly sought-after locations. Give us a call at 833.PRG.RESS (833.774.7377) today.

Economy and Job Market
Charlotte has an unemployment rate of 3.7%, which is lower than the US average. According to BestPlaces, the job market has also increased by 2.7% over the last year, and is expected to rise to 45.2% over the next ten years – which is higher than the US average. Charlotte is home to the headquarters for Bank of America, Lowes, Duke Energy, LabCorp and more!

Blue Ridge Mountains
This stunning mountain line extends from Georgia to Pennsylvania, and covers the western side of Charlotte. Asheville is perfect for exploring the mountains any time of the year, including taking a drive down the Blue Ridge Parkway. Hikers and thrill seekers alike will enjoy miles of hiking trails and waterfalls.

NASCAR
Racing fans rejoice! The NASCAR Hall of Fame is located in Uptown Charlotte and features 86,500 square feet of high octane excitement, including memorabilia, attractions, artifacts and a state-of-the-art theater.

Music, Art and Culture
From the Historic South End to Birdsong Brewing, Charlotte has a bevy of delicious restaurants, great shopping and art festivals. Be sure to check out Trivia Tuesday at Red Clay Ciderworks and Food Truck Friday located in the Sycamore Brewing parking lot.

Weather
This is the city of seasons! You’ll be able to soak up the summer rays with an average temperature of 90 degrees, and fawn over the foliage in the fall as temperatures average about 72 degrees.

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