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The Guide To Lake Norman Real Estate

Nicole Leininger December 15, 2021

If you live in the Charlotte Metro, you have likely enjoyed some aspects of Lake Norman. Maybe you’ve been boating on your own craft or a rental, fished from the banks or on the water, or enjoyed one of the most majestic fireworks shows in the CLT. But have you ever considered living within view of the lake or within a short drive of the water inside the town limits of Lake Norman? With a robust offerings of condos, townhomes, houses in price ranges from modest to luxury living – Lake Norman is the place to be.

If you’re moving to the Charlotte metro, then Lake Norman should be on the top of your list for neighborhoods to check out. With the addition to the express lane on I77, Lake Norman real estate has become accessible, even if you work within Charlotte city limits. And if you’re already a Charlotte local looking to upgrade your lifestyle or change up your scenery, Lake Norman real estate should be on your list as well. 

Beyond these qualifiers – Here’s what you need to know about Lake Norman real estate. 

The Origin Story

Lake Norman is the largest man-made body of freshwater in the entire state of North Carolina. It comprises more than 520 miles of shoreline stretching throughout the counties of Mecklenburg, Iredell, Lincoln, and Catawba. This is a seriously massive lake, and with size comes an abundance of real estate opportunities, both on the water and tucked inside a cozy inland cul-de-sac or townhome development.

Location Location Location

Lake Norman is only a short 30 minute dive from Uptown Charlotte, the main urban hub of the city. If you know Charlotte, then you know that it’s a fairly spread out and suburban city, so a 30 minute drive is nothing unusual. And as previously mentioned, with the express lane now open on I77, Lake Norman’s commute has only become more attractive. This is true both ways – going into the city and traveling up for a day on the water. 

What You Can Get for Your Money

Lake Norman is a mix of moderately priced starter homes and luxury estates. If you’re looking for a modest home on the water or a townhome to downsize, you can definitely find something in your price range. If you’re looking to go all in on a luxury property, you can do that too. The key is to know what you’re looking for and familiarize yourself with the area (and neighborhood) before setting your budget.

When you buy a property in Lake Norman, you’re buying access to some of the best fishing and boating in the state. You’re also buying into a lake lifestyle that’s second to none. From neighborhood gatherings on the docks to fireworks shows, there’s always something going on. And when you’re done with the lake, Charlotte is just a short drive or Uber ride away!

A Lake Norman Real Estate Pro

When you’ve decided that Lake Norman is where you want to be, the next step is finding a Lake Norman real estate pro. They can help you in your search and with the sale of your existing home if you are planning to cash in on your Charlotte real estate investment. Nicole Leininger is that real estate pro. Contact Nicole today to start your search for home in Lake Norman.

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Nicole prides herself on being prompt and efficient, keeping her customers informed during every step of the journey, and resolving problems quickly. Her customers often become her friends, and she treats everyone like family. Contact Nicole now!

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