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Why You Should Live In Mooresville NC

Ever heard of Mooresville, NC? If not, these facts will certainly put it on the map for you. Its strong economy, new developments, low cost of living, top employers, low taxes and safety make Mooresville a great place to live.  There are a multitude of reasons but here is why you should live in Mooresville NC.

Mooresville NC Economy

While the U.S. average unemployment rate is 6.30 percent, the unemployment rate in Mooresville is 5.80 percent. And the recent job growth in Mooresville is strong. Its jobs have increased by 2.19 percent.

Top Employers

From manufacturing and health care to retail, there are many top employers in Mooresville. Land a job in the manufacturing industry at NGK Ceramics, Carolina Beverage Group, Overcash Electric, Rock Tenn, Penske Racing and more. Lake Norman Regional Medical is a center with a hospital and medical offices. Currently, it employs 950 workers. In the retail arena, there’s Best Buy, Lowe’s and the Walmart Supercenter. Go for a long-term career or a part-time job in Mooresville. All around, Mooresville features a thriving economy.

Low Cost of Living and Safety

While the overall cost of living in Mooresville is just about equal to the national US average, utilities and transportation come in lower at 98 percent 96 percent. Compared to Raleigh, housing costs are 3.5 percent less in Mooresville. Adding to its low cost of living, residents and business-owners enjoy one of the lowest property tax rates in North Carolina. The Tar Heel city of Mooresville is more safe than 19 percent of other US cities.

New Developments

The city prides itself on providing the best places to live with its wide variety of real estate options. Therefore, you’ll find top quality construction in new single-family homes, condos and townhomes by leading builders like Lennar, Essex Homes and CalAtlantic Homes. Find affordable homes on spacious properties in planned communities with walking trails, parks and covered pavilions. Purchase a lake home with abundant recreational options. Recreation, fun and and a great lifestyle make  Lake Norman a hotspot with its long shoreline. The median home cost in Mooresville is $173,300.

Other Benefits of Living in Mooresville

Mooresville is nestled in one of the fastest growing metro regions in the country, therefore, offers a close-knit vibe and laid-back atmosphere. While racing is one of its favorite pastimes, tearing up the fairways at Mooresville Golf Course, great dinners in downtown Mooresville and scenic cruises on Lake Norman are just a few of fun activities to engage in.

Residents in Mooresville are close to Lake Norman. It’s an outdoor playground in the Carolinas. Canoe or rent a pontoon for some lake fun. Bike or hike the nature preserve. Fish for bluegill, catfish, large-mouth bass or striper. There’s also sailing, wakeboarding and water skiing. Plus, there’s plenty of parks, horseback riding areas and greenways.

Take a visit to the Mooresville Stock Car Museum and stroll down memory racing lane. There are hundreds of racing items and even a movie theatre to take in some great facing footage. Many of the vintage cars have been featured in blockbuster movies. Walk on the wild side at the Lazy 5 Farm Ranch. There’s a petting zoo and horse wagon rides through the safari park.

A strong economy, top employers, affordable housing, low taxes and plenty of fun things to do for all ages makes Mooresville the perfect place to call home.

Contact On Point Carolinas Realty

If you and your family are looking to move to our wonderful town of Mooresville NC.  Contact us at On Point Carolinas Realty for a relocation guide and/or more information on listing options.

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Kim McBee

Kim McBee epitomizes integrity, energy, hard work and a creative service in every detail of your real estate transaction that makes buying or selling your home an incredible, memorable experience. She uses her 13 years of experience to help you achieve your goals with the least amount of stress possible. Whether a first time buyer or an experienced seller, Kim will bring her spirited energy and real estate knowledge to your next adventure. Kim is a licensed Real Estate Broker in both North and South Carolina and is an active member of the Charlotte Regional Realtors Association as well as the National and Local Home Builders Associations. Kim started her career in real estate in 2002 with Crescent Resources, a large residential, commercial and multi-family developer based in Charlotte, NC. She and partner Gus Testa had the opportunity to work in most of their residential communities in the Charlotte region during their ten (10) year tenure. In 2012, Kim and Gus, along with a local area developer, formed On Point Carolinas Realty, LLC. On Point Carolinas Realty, LLC is a full service real estate company, working with buyers and sellers in both new home construction and re-sale homes. From 2002 – 2012, Kim and Gus sold between $15 - $50 million in volume in the Lake Norman, Charlotte and northern most portions of South Carolina. Now with On Point Carolinas Realty, LLC, they continue to work every aspect of the real estate industry representing sellers, buyers, investors and banks in the residential market. Before entering the real estate industry, Kim took a five year leave of absence from work as a scheduling analyst/cost engineer in the nuclear power industry for Stone & Webster >Engineering and Bechtel Power Corporation to stay home and raise her son.

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