In those historic areas the rent tends to be signifcantly higher than what you have budgeted for. Those areas of Charlotte tend to rent out for $1000 and up for a 2 bedroom with 2 bathrooms. You might be able to find a one bedroom/one bath closer to the $800 range in those areas.
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