How far is Harrisburg from downtown Charlotte? What's the scoop here???

Asked by Roberta Murphy, Carlsbad, CA Thu May 17, 2007

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Leigh Brown, Agent, Concord, NC
Fri May 18, 2007
Harrisburg has been one of the best kept suburban secrets in the Charlotte area. Only a 20 minute drive to uptown/downtown Charlotte, Harrisburg boasts some of the lowest property taxes in the area and superb public school assignments. In fact, I live in Harrisburg for the very reasons I just mentioned. Harrisburg is small-5900 households, no apartments, and no Wal-Mart (the town successfullyl fought off Wal-Mart's attempt to open a store at the edge of town). Restaurants and office are cropping up all over, yet the town still manages to maintain the feel of a small town. One of the most exciting developments is The Epic, which is the revived version of The Preserve at Greyson Ridge. The Epic will be a residential community built around a Fazio-designed golf course. It's a very exciting design and the development should help the current trend of rising prices. Harrisburg, by virtue of being small, doesn't have a lot of inventory at any given time-so days on market are short and list price/sales price ratios are consistent at 98.5%.
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Todd Piercea…, , Gastonia, NC
Wed Apr 2, 2008
Your commute to downtown Charlotte will be relatively short as far as mileage but the traffic will add some minutes. Harrisburg is a great community and is close to Charlotte as well as Concord. 2 times a year the traffic can really build as the Charlotte Motor Speedway is very close.
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Terry McDona…, Agent, Charlotte, NC
Wed Mar 26, 2008
Harrisburg is about 30 minutes from uptown Charlotte, just inside low tax Cabarrus county. It sits right outside our beltway- so its convenient to and Interstate- Rt 485- and is priced at about 85% of similarly located South Charlotte suburbs. More rural, but nice, clients love their schools.

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Jen Wetzel, Agent, Fort Mill, SC
Thu Jan 3, 2008
Pretty close in all relativity to where you are in San Diego. About a 20-30 minute commute. It is a great option as the taxes in Cabarrus county are about half that of Charlotte. I have a great listing there that sits on an acre and it shows very well!
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