2018 Housing Market Update shows sales activity has slowed a little behind last year, while prices have continued to rise. Demand remains high and sellers have a an edge with low inventory and high prices. Interest rates will have a huge impact on the direction of the market into 2019. If interest rates continue to increase, the market will shift. Since Charlotte is a highly desirable place to live, the outlook is very healthy for the Charlotte area real estate market. The Realtor you choose will help you navigate these numbers, saving you money when buying and selling.