Why Buy In Gastonia, NC
If you're looking for a North Carolina town with lots of charm, rising home values (in many markets) and a growing economy - then check out the city of Gastonia. Home to approximately 71,741 residents, Gastonia proudly boasts the motto, "Great Place. Great People. Great Promise." Here's a quick look at why buying a home in Gastonia could be the best decision you ever make!
Reasonable Home Prices
According to the latest data on Trulia.com, the average listing price for a home in Gastonia was $149,652 (which inched up 1.5%in the week ending April 18) and the average sale price was $101,500 (a 6.3% increase since last year).
Close Proximity to Charlotte
Part of the Charlotte Metropolitan Area, Gastonia is only about 20 miles west of the "Queen City." Residents of Gastonia can enjoy being close to the excitement that Charlotte has to offer without paying the high city home prices.
Cultural and Recreational Attractions
Gastonia and the surrounding areas are home to several notable cultural centers. The Schiele Museum of Natural History, the U.S. National Whitewater Center and Crowders Mountain State Park are a few local favorites.
Gastonia residents don't have to go far to find some great shopping opportunities. The large mall, Westfield Eastridge, houses four major department stores, more than 60 specialty stores and a full-service food court. Franklin Square is another premier shopping center, with convenient one-stop shops like Wal-Mart, Sam's Club, Bed Bath & Beyond and more.
If you are interested in discussing current mortgage rates or home financing options for Gastonia mortgage loans, contact the mortgage professionals at Gateway Bank Mortgage - 877-728-3569.
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