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.

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There is a reason Tammie Bennett calls this Marble Falls estate “The Ultimate Lake LBJ retreat.” The four-bedroom, four-full-and-one-half-bathroom home has five-star luxury written all over it!

“Wilderness Cove on Lake LBJ is a hidden gem, a gated community with all waterfront homes and 60 acres of wilderness area,” says Bennett. “It’s one of my favorite places on Lake LBJ and offers a unique lifestyle like no other location on the lake.”

Now let’s get to the stats. The home is ideally situated on over 275-feet of open waters. It boasts spectacular lake views that extend for miles. It has a massive pull-thru boathouse, a fishing pier, and a lazy river pool that meanders around a hot tub and inviting fire pit. Every single detail, down to the enormous patio, full outdoor kitchen and bar, have been perfectly thought-out and masterfully constructed. The only thing missing is you!

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If you are in the market for an East Coast treasure, look no further than this Berkshires beauty! Situated on 140 bucolic acres in picturesque Lanesborough, Massachusetts, rests this elegant country estate featuring impressive views of Mt. Greylock and a meandering valley, just south of the house.

If privacy is paramount, a quarter-mile, tree-lined drive will do just the trick. And if you need a spot to cool off, the gunite pool and three-season gazebo will have you at hello. It even has a tennis court for when you want to work up a sweat! This is a Berkshires estate where every room is filled with custom details. Don’t believe us? Take a look inside.

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What will $799,900 get you in the Outer Banks? A home with a waterfront view to be exact. According to U. S. News, the Outer Banks ranks number one in Best Family Beach Vacations in the United States. Perhaps it’s the manageable waves and lush landscape? Or maybe it’s the variety of sandy beaches, including one in Duck, North Carolina that is perfect for your four-legged friend. Whatever it is, these shores continue to draw vacationers and second home buyers alike. And we found the perfect second shelter, right on the water.

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According to USA Today, Bar Harbor, Maine, is one of the best places to buy a second home in New England and the Mid-Atlantic. In fact, it ranks No. 5 on their list, which encourages buyers to “Come for the beautiful town, stay for a hike in breathtaking Acadia National Park, which draws a steady flow of tourists from around the world.”

However, it’s not all tourist traps in Bar Harbor. There is a peace and serenity about the idyllic coastal town. It sits on Mount Desert Island along Maine’s famous Frenchman Bay. Here, you’ll get lost in scenic paths, enjoy a day out on the water, or cozy up in one of the town’s charming cafes.

And if you’re like any of the wide-eyed tourists who vacation here, real estate will eventually be top of mind. The homes in Bar Harbor can cost you a pretty penny. But we found something out of the ordinary that stopped us in our tracks.

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Known for its legendary Boston Pops Concert, July Harborfest, and unbelievable fireworks cruises, Boston is a hub for all things Independence Day. So why not celebrate the city and see just how far $5 million will go in good ol’ Beantown? After all, it’s a great place to retire, buy a second home, or start a new career.

And celebrating the Fourth of July in Boston is simply the icing on the cake!

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Where do presidents go when they crave sunshine and warmer temps? Palm Beach, Florida,  of course. This week we center on a historic, Palm Beach treasure that is riddled with presidential lure. And for the first time in 50 years, it could be yours to the tune of $21.9 million.

Located at the heart of Palm Beach on a prime residential lot is what the locals call, “The First Winter White House,” also known as Southways. Originally built in 1920, the Beaux Arts mansion has played home and host to an array of high-profile guests. Among these a number of United States Presidents, including President Warren G. Harding.

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What can you get for under $6 million in Big Sky, Montana? How about fresh air, adventure, and luxurious accommodations that embody the spirit of elevated mountain living! At Montage Residences Big Sky, you’ll have it all. As Big Sky, Montana’s first ultra-luxury resort, Montage Residences Big Sky is raising the bar on the second home market. With 150 guest rooms and suites, plus a limited collection of 39 private residences, everything is bigger and better in Big Sky. Here’s why:

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