Derek Dickson with Offerpad Brokerage Llc has listed 620 Trailing Rock Drive, Charlotte, North Carolina for $257,900.

For first-time homebuyers finding a place to put down roots in a desirable location with a low down payment can be tough. But according to a recent post in Business Insider, there are several markets currently trending among first timers. Case in point, Charlotte, North Carolina.

Charlotte has long been a favorite city in the south. And today, it’s one of the 10 best places in the US for first-time homebuyers to invest in real estate. Why? A Zillow-based study reveals the share of listings with a price cut in Charlotte sits around 15.4 percent. The median home value in the Charlotte, North Carolina metro area is $209,800 and the median listing price per square foot is $135. Furthermore, home values in the area have increased by 7.7 percent since June 2018.


2508 Flintgrove Road, Charlotte, North Carolina is currently listed by Heather Mackey with Dickens Mitchener & Associates Inc. for $1,050,000.

Charlotte, North Carolina, is a major cross-section of history and modern living. From its rich Southern heritage to its famed NASCAR roots, Charlotte has plenty to offer the most ambitious of shelter seekers. If you’re looking to unearth layers of historical gems, the prestigious Levine Museum of the South is key, or you could try your luck digging up some gold at the Reed Gold Mine. Have a hankering for outdoor adventure? Take a chance at the U.S. National Whitewater Rafting Center or push your adrenaline to the next level on the world’s tallest and fastest giga roller coaster. Whichever pace you’re feeling, Charlotte has you covered.

This begs the question…What can I get for $1 million in Charlotte, North Carolina? A lot actually. Here is what I found.