U.S. CitiesCity-Data Forum Index
Go Back   City-Data Forum > U.S. Forums > North Carolina > Charlotte
 [Register]
Please register to participate in our discussions with 2 million other members - it's free and quick! Some forums can only be seen by registered members. After you create your account, you'll be able to customize options and access all our 15,000 new posts/day with fewer ads.
View detailed profile (Advanced) or search
site with Google Custom Search

Search Forums  (Advanced)
Reply Start New Thread
 
Old 07-10-2009, 06:20 AM
 
873 posts, read 1,541,212 times
Reputation: 480

Advertisements

Belmont - Mt. Holly would be hard to beat for convenience to the airport and much less congestion. No way I'd live in Concord or Huntersville, etc. and commute that far every day if I didn't have to. Unless you just enjoy sitting on I-77 and wasting $$$ on gas!
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message

 
Old 07-10-2009, 05:23 PM
 
Location: Eugene, OR
2 posts, read 2,520 times
Reputation: 10
I appreciate everyone's help in this issue. I am aware unemployment rates are very high all over the country. Oregon is very high right now but it is dropping a little like everywhere else. The cost of living in Charlotte looks to be a little lower overall than Oregon is. Housing seems to be a lot cheaper. I am looking around South Charlotte for houses right now. Do a lot of the local realtors have houses available for rent? Mostly I've been looking on craigslist and rentals.com. But if there are listings elsewhere, I'm curious to see where. Thanks again!
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 07-10-2009, 05:43 PM
 
11,836 posts, read 25,443,037 times
Reputation: 2781
A lot of rentals have signs out front too. I know there are at least three in my neighborhood.
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
 
Old 07-12-2009, 03:36 PM
 
31 posts, read 87,202 times
Reputation: 19
Quote:
Originally Posted by Plan R View Post
What about areas just east of 77, like outskirts of Dilworth? See a lot of those "for sale or lease" signs. Or Sedgefield, Wilmore.

Would be only 5-10 minute commute to airport, and also easy access to uptown or most other parts of city where you might find a job, like uptown or southpark. Even short reverse commute to north or south of city. Maybe less likely to get 2-car garage, I guess.
I live in Sedgefield, and while I love it, it takes approx. 20 minutes to get to the airport with no traffic. Just wanted to make sure you can gauge your potential commute time accurately
Reply With Quote Quick reply to this message
Please register to post and access all features of our very popular forum. It is free and quick. Over $68,000 in prizes has already been given out to active posters on our forum. Additional giveaways are planned.

Detailed information about all U.S. cities, counties, and zip codes on our site: City-data.com.


Reply
Please update this thread with any new information or opinions. This open thread is still read by thousands of people, so we encourage all additional points of view.

Quick Reply
Message:



Over $104,000 in prizes was already given out to active posters on our forum and additional giveaways are planned!

Go Back   City-Data Forum > U.S. Forums > North Carolina > Charlotte
Follow City-Data.com founder on our Forum or

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 10:08 AM.

2005-2019, Advameg, Inc. · Please obey Forum Rules · Terms of Use and Privacy Policy · Bug Bounty

City-Data.com - Archive 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33, 34, 35 - Top