Charlotte, NC

Last Stop Before South Carolina: Charlotte’s Yorkshire Neighborhood

Stretched along the border with South Carolina, the Yorkshire neighborhood is home to more than 8,000 Charlotte residents. The area…

Charlotte’s Steele Creek: From Sleepy Corner to Bustling Neighborhood

Over the last decade or so, Charlotte has seen many of its neighborhoods transformed with high-end energy — NoDa, South…

Classic Beauty Is at Home in Charlotte’s Foxcroft Neighborhood

A one-of-a-kind neighborhood, Foxcroft is full of history and seems to display classical beauty at every stop. A very desirable…

Ballantyne Neighborhood: Upscale Style on Charlotte’s South Side

On the south side of the city, just along the South Carolina border, you can find Charlotte’s Ballantyne neighborhood. Sometimes…

Northlake, Charlotte’s North Side Destination for Shopping and Dining

On the northside of Charlotte lies Northlake, a hidden gem of a neighborhood, nestled just inside the 485 perimeter. Known…

Keep It Cool and Quirky in Charlotte’s Plaza Midwood

Anyone who visits Plaza Midwood will surely feel the quirky, cool hipster vibe in the air. The mood is laid-back…

Uptown Charlotte, the Core of Queen’s City

When you’re in Charlotte, you don’t go downtown, you go Uptown! Uptown’s setting might have changed since the late 1800s…

Charm and Walkability in Charlotte’s Historic Dilworth

Established in the late 1800s, the Dilworth neighborhood is on the National Register of Historic Places, and it is bursting…

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The South End: Living the Life on Charlotte’s Blue Line

The South End is a revitalized historic neighborhood found just minutes from Uptown Charlotte. Well-known for its nightlife and sense…

The Elizabeth Neighborhood: Historic Charm Just Minutes from Uptown Charlotte

One of the most pedestrian-friendly spots in Charlotte, NC, Elizabeth offers historic charm while being only moments away from the…

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Charlotte’s Best Neighborhoods for Renters

Queen City’s status as a financial hotspot often precedes it. But, this melting pot of history and culture has something…

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Holiday Cheer & Charity in Charlotte

Finding a cause you love and dedicating your time and effort to it is said to be priceless—and there’s no…

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The Dream on Hold: 3.6 Million Fewer Families with Kids Own a Home Compared to 10 Years Prior

The big fallout during the housing crisis followed by air-tight lending rules, an alarming shortage of entry-level homes, and skyrocketing…

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The Most Prosperous Cities in the U.S.

Highlights: Texas cuts into the East Coast – West Coast rivalry, claiming 6 spots of the top 20 California has…

RentCafe 2017 Apartment Market Report Year End

2017 Year End Rent Report – Las Vegas Was 2017’s Hottest Large Rental Market

Report highlights: The national average apartment rent in 2017 increased by 2.5% y-o-y, reached $1,359/month at the end of 2017,…

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Study: The Average Renter Household Needs $549 in Savings for the Holiday Shopping

Ideally, the holiday season should be all about giving. Realistically, however, it’s still all about giving, just not exclusively in…

Most Expensive ZIP COdes in the US 2017

The Most Expensive Zip Codes for Renters in 2017 – Mapped

Updated May 2018 If you’re moving and looking to rent an apartment, you’ll want to compare rent prices in and…

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The Priciest Zip Codes for Renters in North Carolina in 2017

Key Highlights: Charlotte’s urban core is home to the top 3 most expensive zip codes for renters in North Carolina…

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Time-Lapse Slides Show the Most Spectacular Skyline Changes in the U.S. in the Last Decade

The top growing cities in the country are among the largest U.S. cities, according to the newest U.S. Census population…

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Two-Thirds of Partially-Affordable Housing Is Built in Desirable Areas

Location is one of the strongest indicators of housing quality, because it determines the quality of education, jobs and opportunities…

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Built to Impress: Top 10 Developments in Charlotte Metro in 2016

The Charlotte metro area is getting noticed on the national real estate scene thanks to its booming rental market and…

See the BEst-Rated Apartment Communities in Charlotte

Ratings Don’t Lie—See 10 of the Best-Rated Apartment Communities in the Queen City

If you’re on the hunt for your next apartment for rent in Charlotte, or anywhere else for that matter, there’s…

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Sigh of Relief… as Charlotte Area Rents Give Renters a Break

A thriving financial, banking and energy center, Charlotte has managed to maintain a certain level of affordability along with its growing…

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2016 Year End Report – Renters in Mid and Small-Sized Cities Felt the Pain Last Year

Report highlights:  The national average apartment rent  in 2016 increased by 4% y-o-y, reached $1,210/month, according to Yardi Matrix In…

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Football Fans Pay 16% More in Rent to Live Close to the Action

If you’re a football fanatic who likes to be at the center of the action and plans their life around…

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Green Apartment Construction Blossoming, Yet Renter Survey Shows $560 Rent Premium is 5 Times Higher than Most Would Pay

Study highlights: The number of new green-certified apartments expected to rise by 32% in 2016, exceeding 59,000 units by the…

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Luxury Rents Are 40% Higher Than Non-Luxury; Look Up Rent Prices in Your City [Interactive Table]

New luxury rental apartments are not only raising the bar on quality and convenience, but also on rent prices. The…

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Forget the Pet Rent—Pet-Friendly Apartments in Charlotte

Planning to move to Charlotte with your fur friend? It’s a great choice for both of you. The city is a…

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What You’ll Pay for a 3-Bedroom Apartment in Charming Charlotte, NC

With a citywide unemployment rate lower than the national average and major employers like Carolinas Healthcare System, Wells Fargo, and…

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As US Apartments Get Smaller, Atlanta, Charlotte, Boston Rank among Top Cities with Largest Rental Units

An updated version of this study may be found here.  Highlights: As of 2016, the average size of a new apartment…