September 19, 2021
Real Estate

Charlotte’s Real Estate Market Is So Hot, Investors Want In, Too | WFAE 90.7

Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2021

In many cities across the country right now, real estate is hot. Homes are in high demand and selling at a premium. It’s a boon to sellers who often field multiple offers above the asking price and find their homes sold in a day.

For buyers, this presents an ever-growing challenge. Charlotte’s real estate market is white-hot. Inventories are at historic lows, which is driving prices up. Interest rates are low, driving demand and prices, but there’s something else at work: investors gobbling up homes and turning them into rentals.

We take a look at the impact of all this on buyers, sellers, renters and realtors and at how long this can last.

This conversation originally aired August 3, 2021.


Ely Portillo, assistant director of outreach and strategic partnerships, UNC Charlotte Urban Institute

Jonathan Osman, broker…

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