Best areas in NC for an out of state investor

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I’ve been looking mainly around Charlotte but have found my way into Gastonia. Any investors with property in Gastonia, NC? Or should I look elsewhere. if so any recommendations

Hello Mark,

I’m a Real Estate for the state of NC. I mainly work in the Onslow county area, and seen investors interested in properties there.

I would invest in Raleigh or Fayetteville area if it were me. I've found a few good wholesale deals there and they fit our investors specs. Charlotte is priced a bit high right now and Gastonia has a bit of a high vacancy rate. It's really all about your numbers but if you're going to use a Property Manager  your cash flow is going to be razor thin. 

I invest in CLT and as you probably know it has become very competitive. I’m hearing positive things about Gastonia, personally I haven’t looked. I’m starting to look in Concord and Kannapolis as a secondary market.
I live in NYC as well, PM me if you have any questions about investing in NC living OOS..

@Jonathan Damon I agree with you about charlotte and im noticing that about Gastonia. Thanks for your recommendations & advice.

I represent both buyers and sellers. 

Cabarrus County is a great area to invest. Especially Concord. Gastonia seems to be on the rise and the city of Kannapolis is in the middle of a downtown revitalization project that should change the city drastically. I personally invest in Cabarrus County. 

I invest in Fayetteville NC and I live in Vegas. It's been very lucrative

hey @Mark Maisonneuve - I'm a Brooklyn native down in NC. I have had my eye on Gastonia for a while and have committed some investments now in both residential and commercial. I'd be happy to help you out if I could

I'm a native New Yorker too so i figured i'd hop on this thread. I'm looking a Durham but the cap rate just seems a little low compared to some other markets (I currently live in the DMV). Haven't really looked at Gastonia or Carrabus county but definitely will be doing a little bit of analysis. 

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