Davidson Real EstateDavidson, North Carolina may be best known around the country for the college bearing the same name. And while education is an integral part of this quaint western North Carolina town of 11,000, Davidson has so much more to offer its residents. Indeed, Davidson is proof positive that good things come in small packages.
The town was founded in 1837 with the establishment of Davidson College, named for local Revolutionary War hero Brigadier General William Lee Davidson, whose son donated a large portion of the school’s land. Davidson’s primary job employers are Davidson College and Ingersoll-Rand, each employing several hundred residents. And Davidson is just 20 miles north of Charlotte, providing easy access to a wealth of business and employments opportunities – Bank of America, First Union, Harris Teeter, and Coca Cola Bottling Company are just a few of the major corporations headquartered in Charlotte. Whether you are working down the street or commuting to Charlotte, thousands of world class companies are within arm’s reach!
Davidson Homes for SaleFrom the prestigious college sharing its name to top notch public school system, education at every level is a top priority in the Davidson community. The Charlotte-Mecklenburg County School District, which Davidson is a part of, boasts some of the best public schools in the state and routinely is above state and national averages in terms of graduation rates and standardized testing. And if you are considering private schooling options for your kids, there are no less than seven private schools in Davidson, including Cannon School and Davidson Day School.
Davidson is simply stated a great place to live with a very high standard of living. The median household income is over $83,000, making Davidson one of the most affluent cities in the entire state. Davidson is also a fairly young town; its median age is 31, a fact which is reflected in the youthful, active, vibrant feel of this great little town. Indeed, residents are proud of their low crime rates and very high recreation rates. Situated on the eastern edge of the area’s crown jewel of Lake Norman, the outdoors is a huge part of life in Davidson. Lake Norman was created in 1963 with the damming of Lake Catawba; nearly 50 years later, Davidson is among a number of lakeside towns that offers its residents innumerable boating, fishing and other water-related activities. The town is annually recognized for its progressive, resident-friendly agenda – in the past two years, Davidson has been given a slew of awards including Tree City USA award, the Bike Friendly Community Bronze award, the North Carolina Chapter of the American Association’s Planning Award for Affordable Housing to name a few. The town even offers Civic 101, a seven-week citizen’s academy designed to educate, inform and entertain residents interested in learning more about the functions of the town. The program is free and open to Davidson residents 18 and older.
Davidson Real Estate AgentAre you considering a move to the Davidson area? Perhaps you are moving on to another opportunity and looking to sell a home? Jimmy Dagenhart has the experience and dedication you need in this market to help make your dream home a reality if you’re buying, or to get you full market value to the seller. Please take a moment and search my local listings database for listings in Davidson as well as surrounding areas. Whether buying, selling or just doing some research, I hope you will take advantage of the wide variety of the real estate resources available on my website!
If you are looking for a REALTOR® in Davidson area, I sincerely hope that you will give me a chance to meet or exceed your expectations. I can assist you with all of your home buying and selling needs. Over and above our local listings database and bounty of other online tips, services and information, I will always offer a friendly demeanor and the experience that will make the home buying or selling process easier for you and your family. With me, you are not just a name or number; you are another member of the amazing Davidson community. I’m deeply invested in helping you meet your real estate needs. Have a wonderful day and I hope to hear from you soon!