Gastonia Homes & Real Estate For Sale in North Carolina
The City of Gastonia is located in the Piedmont area in Gaston County just 20 minutes from Uptown Charlotte along the crossroads of highways 74 and I-85. Originally named after the county it resides in, which took its name after Congressman and State Supreme Court Judge William Gaston, the community stretches 46 square miles and now serves as the county seat with over 71,000 residents including James Worthy, the former Los Angeles Laker. Real estate options in Gastonia are diverse and plentiful, consisting primarily of single-family detached homes, townhouses and condominiums. (more)
The proximity of both highways 74 and I-85 allow convenient access to and from the community. For those dependent on air travel, the Charlotte Douglas International Airport is less than 20 miles away. The economy within Gastonia is rather diverse and includes industries such as manufacturing, educational, health and social services, and retail trade. Residents who have children in grades K-12 will find excellent educational accommodations through the Gaston County School District. Students in pursuant of a higher degree in education will find seven nearby college and university campuses within a five-mile radius including Belmont Abbey and the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.
For recreational purposes, there are several museums that may be of interest to visitors and residents such as the Schiele Museum of Natural History and Planetarium, Daniel Stowe Botanical Gardens, as well as the American Military Museum. Outdoor enthusiasts will also want to visit Crowders Mountain or Kings Mountain State Parks.
Price Range of Gastonia Houses
Gastonia's real estate market consists primarily of single-family homes in suburban areas from less than $100,000 to $1 million. Senior housing in retirement communities, homes in gated and planned communities, waterfront properties, and even near golf courses are also available throughout Gastonia. Gatonia's townhouses and condominiums can be found from less than $100,000 to $240,000. For buyers looking to custom build their own home, ranch, or farm, land and lots are also available.
Gastonia, North Carolina Average Home Sizes and Asking Prices
Gastonia Real Estate Stats and Trends for the week of March 10th, 2014: homes priced around $99,243 compared to $100,693 the previous week, showing a decrease of less than -1%. For Tuesday, March 11th, the current national mortgage rate for a 30 year fixed mortgage is 4.36%; the 15 year fixed rate is at 3.38%. For a loan larger than conventional conforming loans, or 'jumbo' loan, the 30 year rate is 4.43%, while the 15 year jumbo rate currently is at 3.77%. You can calculate your mortgage rate with our mortgage calculators. Get local info and homes for sale in Gastonia NC. View active real estate listings for different types of properties including new homes, houses for sale, foreclosures, short sales, and price reduced listings. Find information and property resources including prices of recently sold homes, neighborhood information, crime stats, home values, and schools in Gastonia to help you find the best home!