Things To Know About Building a House In Charlotte

July 20, 2021


Charlotte, North Carolina has one of the hottest real estate markets in the country. It has become an area where the number of buyers exceeds the supply of existing Charlotte-area homes available for sale. For this reason, many people are choosing to build a new home rather than shop around for a pre-existing home. 

At 4G Design Build, we specialize in modern design and love helping clients build the home of their dreams and our team would love to work with you. In this blog, we’re sharing some essential things to know about building a house in Charlotte to help you get started. 

An image of a neighborhood outside the city of Charlotte.

There’s A Lot of Great Neighborhoods

The Charlotte area has nearly 200 neighborhood statistical areas. With so many great options, you definitely can find one that meets you and your family’s unique needs. You can find neighborhoods with lush parks and greenways, within close proximity to lively breweries and quirky boutiques, and some that make trips to Uptown a breeze. Before you make a decision on where you want to build your custom home, we encourage you to explore all of the beautiful areas near the city.

An image of the exterior of a modern custom home built by 4G Design Build.

Modern Design Is the Way to Go

Many of the major developments in the area are contributing to its urban housing boom, which goes beyond new high-rise apartment buildings in the city or rows of luxury condominiums — single-family homes are popping up throughout Charlotte’s residential hotspots. Many of the new homes being built feature stunning, contemporary architecture with unique exteriors. That’s why it’s important to work with a modern home builder who can meet the demands of the area as well as your needs.

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You Can Save on Energy Costs

Choosing to build a new home rather than buying an existing one can help ensure you’ll save money on your utility costs. According to a study, the average monthly utility bill in Charlotte is $169.79, which is $17.71 above the U.S. average. With the right custom home builder on your side, choosing to build will ensure that your home has the most up-to-date, energy-efficient features to keep utility bills low and ultimately increase the value of your home.

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You’ll Need a Lot to Build On

Where you build a custom home is nearly as important as how you build it. The lot or land which you build your home upon will affect what you want to and can do with the house, structurally and aesthetically. Finding the right space to build can be tricky in the Charlotte area, so it’s worth working with a professional that can help. It can even be helpful to have a custom home builder look at the property you are interested in and may save you some headaches down the road.

Building a home in Charlotte is a great decision and one that can certainly benefit you in the long run. Building a home, however, is a large investment which is why you should work with a home builder that will ensure your project is successful from the get-go. If you are interested in building a house in Charlotte, contact our team to kick off your project with a consultation.