May 2019 Charlotte region housing update + video. Charlotte region remained a seller’s market in May 2019 with inventory remaining extremely tight and lower than one year ago, resulting in higher home list and sale prices due to continued high buyer demand. Closed sales were up slightly, but pending sales were up 17.3% year-over-year. The housing affordability index continued to decrease, as well. Months supply of homes remained very low at 2.3 months and even lower for homes priced under $200,000. Year-to-date trends are all also showing increased prices, higher sales, and tight inventory.