Charlotte Region real estate market in April 2022 saw home sales drop 10.8% year-over-year and home prices increase 18.7%, on average. Lack of inventory limited sales momentum with demand for homes continuing to outpace the supply of homes. Year-over-year, days on market dropped 23.8% in April 2022. The months supply of homes and overall inventory were also down year-over-year. All this kept the Charlotte region a home seller’s market in April 2022 with home affordability decreasing 22.5% year-over-year and 22.6% year-to-date.
Charlotte has been one of the most popular cities for retirees to move to for some years now and the number of 55+ adults moving to the Queen City continues to increase. Forbe’s 2022 List of Best Places To Retire lists Charlotte as a top 25 best city to retire in. SmartAsset.com lists Charlotte as a top 10 city where retirees are moving. Charlotte is now the 7th fastest growing large U.S. metro area.
Tega Cay, South Carolina remained a home seller’s market in April 2022. Tega Cay’s housing market experienced significantly lower inventory levels, which dropped more than 51% . The months supply of inventory was just 0.5 months. Buyer demand for Tega Cay homes continued to outstrip supply of homes increasing home prices to new record highs. Buyer demand and lack of supply of homes show no signs of easing up in Tega Cay.
Fort Mill’s housing market (29715 and 29708 zip codes) remained a home seller’s market in April 2022, setting new records for home prices. Lower inventory and months supply of housing, higher sale prices, higher list to sale price ratios, fewer sales all characterized the Fort Mill seller’s market in April. Buyer demand for homes in Fort Mill has not abated despite the lack of inventory and increasing interest rates.
Indian Trail remained a home seller’s market in April 2022 with both average and median home sale prices increasing 30.1% and 27.5%, respectively, over April 2021. Pending sales were up, although closed sales were down despite an increase in new listings. Inventory was down 24.1% year-over-year, also despite an increase in new listings. Home sellers saw 102.2% of list price in final sale price in April.
The Waxhaw area housing market remained a home seller’s market in April 2022 with continued significant decreases in inventory and new construction. With 47.6% less inventory year-over-year and no decrease in buyer demand, days on market were down, while average home prices rose 36.7%. Both closed and pending sales were down due to the lack of inventory and new listings.
Ballantyne remained a home seller’s market in April 2022. Months supply of inventory was down 42.9% compared with April 2021 with just a 0.4 months supply of homes. Housing inventory was down 48.4% year-over-year, resulting in just five average days on market, much higher home prices, and sellers receiving a median 105.9% of list price in sale price. Ballantyne area’s inventory is at historic lows, resulting in lower closed and pending sales.