Living in a College Town

Living in a college town might seem like an unusual decision once you're out of school. Sure, living there might make sense while your own children are in school, if you're going back to college to enhance your career or if you're taking a teaching opportunity. But if you aren't connected to the university, staying…

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Hot Fall Apartment Decor

Labor Day marked the unofficial end of summer. Although we’re sad to see it go, we can’t wait for the aromas of pumpkin pie, the crunch of leaves under our feet and all the beautiful colors of fall. As this new season arrives, there’s no better time to be inspired by the latest seasonal apartment…

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Buy or Rent: 3 Myths To Consider

Is it time to move? Should I continue renting? Should I be house or condo hunting? If you’re starting to ask yourself these questions, you’re also likely turning to friends and family for advice, too. Before you’re swayed one way or the other, consider these three myths often thrown into the buying or renting debate.…

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Plan the Perfect Panthers Tailgate

For Carolina Panthers fans who live in our apartments in Charlotte, NC, the arrival of fall doesn’t just mean a break in the humidity, the return of seasonal beers and the chance to bundle up in cozy flannels again; it also means it’s time again to spend your weekends cheering on your team. Planning the…

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In NC Millennials are Moving to Charlotte

Charlotte and Raleigh have both been included in a list of the top 25 cities where millennials — individuals currently aged 25-to 34-years-old — are moving, both ranking higher than New York City and Washington, D.C. The data TIME collected shows that Charlotte — ranked 18th — experienced a 4% increase between 2010 and 2015…

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North Carolina: Where Millennials Are Moving

According to Pew Research Center estimates there are around 71 million millennials in America and they are expected to surpass the number of baby boomers in 2019. That makes millennials a coveted generation for cities looking to bolster their workforce and tax base. But millennials are notorious for their quixotic preferences and figuring out where…

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Charlotte, NC is a Great City to Start a Career

Deciding where to lay the foundation for a long and prosperous career can be a tall order, especially for recent graduates entering the job market for the first time. After all, there are many factors — job-market saturation, housing affordability and commuter-friendliness, for instance — to consider about each prospective area. The market is ripe…

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Charlotte: Best Places People Are Moving to in 2018

In calculating the Best Places to Live, US News factors in each metro area's growth due to net migration over a five-year period. For the 2018 ranking, we used net migration data from 2012 to 2016 from the US Census Bureau, the most recent complete data set at the time of our calculations. Places with…

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