Welcome to Lake Wylie Realty, the oldest and most experienced name in Lake Wylie Real Estate

Lake Wylie with its 325 miles of shoreline and 13,000 acres is a man made lake conveniently located between Charlotte, Gastonia, North Carolina and Rock Hill, South Carolina. Whether you are looking for a Waterfront weekend retreat, a primary residence or a lot to build your dream Home on in the Lake Wylie area we are dedicated to finding the property that’s right for you.

At Lake Wylie Realty Lake Wylie Real Estate is not only our specialty but our way of life. As Lake Wylie natives and residence our commitment is to serve you by providing unparalleled service in Selling or Buying Lake Wylie Real Estate. We know Lake Wylie like the back of our hands, where the best views are where and when the fish are biting or where taxes and resale values are the best and all the area Communities and Neighborhoods.

When it comes to Lake Wylie Homes for sale, you need the REALTORS that really know Lake Wylie!

The areas only Licensed Resident Broker in North and South Carolina with over 30 years experience

Featured Posts

Lake Wylie Music Fest

Everyone had a great time at the Music Fest this year the weather was gorgeous, we had a big crowd, it could not have been any better. Be sure to contact us for all you Lake Wylie Real Estate needs as we are the only true Waterfront Realtors. Our Office is conveniently located at the […]

3 Little-Known Tips for Buying a Home

Buying a home is no small feat. When looking to purchase a home, there are endless factors to consider. Here are a few quick tips on searching for the perfect home. Pre-Approval Means A Lot: If you get preapproved from a lender, it can mean a lot to your budget and your realtor! All of […]

Top 3 Things to Do on Lake Wylie

Lake Wylie is the perfect place to take a vacation or day trip. Here are just a few activities to do during your stay: Hike the Trails: Take a hike over the McDowell Nature Preserve. Over 7 miles of hiking trails are available for you to explore the beauty of Lake Wylie. You can also […]


JOIN IN THE DISCUSSION: Call for Action on proposed changes to Land Planning and Land Development Ordinances, Please read and attend the Council Meetings. Follow the link for more information. WE MUST MAKE CHAGES BEFORE IT PASSES TO LOWER DENSITIES AND TRAFFIC IMPACT Proposed Draft Ordinance Amendment’s Planning & Development Services has been working to […]

Lakefront Living: Tips On Purchasing Lakefront Property

Lakefront homes are a certain niche in real estate. Choosing to live on a lake requires a certain amount of lifestyle choices to consider. Typically, homes located on a lake are considered more valuable, which leads to a higher price tag. Even when the housing market declines, the lake housing market holds steady as the […]


This years Music Fest takes on a different twist this year and is being held at The Lake Wylie Red Fez Club on the NC side of the Lake near the bridge. Patrons will be able to anchor up or come by land to see 8++Bands playing from 1:00 PM till dark and there will […]

Lake Wylie Waterfront Fireworks Display 2015

YMCA Camp Thunderbird will be having their annual fireworks display Friday the 4th starting around 9:30 PM everyone is encouraged to donate to the cause. Please send checks to YMCA Camp Thunderbird . One Thunderbird Lane Lake Wylie SC 29710 Viewing is available at the Lake Wylie Realty Office parking lot for more info please […]

Lake Wylie Realty’s BIC David McCorkle talks improvements in the Charlotte Obser

The June 7th Home Design section in the Charlotte Observer featured an article by Broker in Charge of Lake Wylie Realty David McCorkle on Home improvements as they relate to decks, porches, patios and outdoor living spaces read the article click on the link  Home Design

Riverpointe Home featured in Home Design Magazine

The May 30th edition of the Charlotte Observer Magazine Home Design features our Riverpointe listing follow the link  http://issuu.com/homedesignclt

Click to View the New Lake Wylie Today Magazine 2015

Lake Wylie Market Report First Quarter 2015

Click the link in blue above for the first Quarter Lake Wylie Market Report 4/15 Information provided by the Carolina MLS  

Real Estate

Lake Wylie Realty sells Properties in North Carolina and South Carolina both Residential and Commercial. Waterfront Homes along with Properties in all neighborhoods. Our Office is conveniently located near the NC- SC border at the River Hills Community entrance on Highway #49 at 1 Executive Court, Lake Wylie SC 29710.  Our Professionals are the best in the Business, […]

Lake Wylie’s Best Realtor

January 2015 Better Business Bureau Southern Piedmont 13860 Ballantyne Corporation Place Suite 225 Charlotte, North Carolina 28277 This brief letter is in reference to the professional services of David McCorkle, BIC of Lake Wylie Realty, Clover, South Carolina. I retained the services of Mr. McCorkle (David) in February 2014 to sell the home of my […]

NEW***Charlotte Area Market Report for 2014***

Connect to the new 2014 Market report and find out all the data the Professionals use by Neighborhood or area click the link below http://lkwrealty.localhomesearch.net/annual



Lake Wylie Community Profile River Point

The RiverPointe neighborhood is located just at the Charlotte side of the Buster Boyd Bridge in Mecklenburg County off of Hwy 49 in North Carolina.  With two beautifully landscaped entrances, this heavily wooded, tree lined neighborhood consists of a wide variety of stately brick and stucco homes on rolling hills with glorious views of  sparkling […]

Lake Wylie Realty Waterfront Market Report 7/1/2014

Steady as she goes is the  term that comes to mind  for Waterfront home sales in both States over the first half of the Year With 54 Closings through June. Waterfront Sales have returned to what Mr. Lake Wylie Don Stephens remembers as the “GOOD OLE DAYS” Based on his 30 Years of Waterfront Sales experience.   […]


  Just listed Hands Mill Waterfront Community  Better than new 4 bedroom 3.5 bath Home  featuring all brick , large media room, additional playroom perfect for a large family, excellent Schools. $439,000.  


Friday June 6th the staff of Lake Wylie Realty pictured above held an open House at the Office on Highway 49 and the River Hills main gate. Invitations were sent out by the Lake Wylie Chamber of Commerce over 150 Guests attended. Pictured above are from the left Jerry Plageman, Beth Dinsmore, Don Stephens, “Lake […]

Just Listed Riverpointe Waterview SOLD

This is a beautiful home with fantastic year-round water views. The home is a true custom with features that impress as soon as you enter the front door. Extensive landscaping includes both irrigation and lighting features. The incredible view along with convenient water access afforded by the community marina allows for the true lakefront lifestyle […]

River Hills Property of the Month SOLD

RIVER HILLS CONDO 13 Longbow, Lake Wylie: Beautiful end unit that is move in ready. Numerous upgrades including bathrooms, kitchen, floors, and enclosed patio. HVAC system has been replaced and is under warranty. Fresh paint and new carpet make this condo look like new. Great location with immediate access to the marina, pool, and walking trails. […]

Lake Wylie Music Fest June 14th -8pm

The Lake Wylie Music fest is being held in Boyd’s Cove June 14th and can only be attended by water as usual this year. Starting the show will be Charlotte’s own Underground Detour Band, Lake Wylie Man and finish up with the Breeze and Bayou Blasters. lakewyliemusicfest.com 

Boat in Movie Nights are Back

Boat in Movie Nights are back at Lake Wylie Marina on Friday nights starting the third Friday of each month starting May (16th) running through August. The movies will be shown off the side of the storage Building facing the water so it will be necessary to come by Boat. Hall Marine Group would also […]

Lake Wylie Waterfront Home of the Week

Beautiful custom Waterfront Home on Lake Wylie in Mecklenburg County features Boat ramp, Boat port, Pier, over one acre property very secluded. 1900 Sq. Ft + with open floor plan, sunroom and fireplace. $450,000.00 call David McCorkle 704-309-1549. http://lkwrealty.localhomesearch.net/idx/property/11101_Windy_Grove_Road_Charlotte_NC_Lake_Wylie,res_652299.html    

South Carolina Information Highway

Lake Wylie:   Click on the BLUE South Carolina Information Highway heading above to follow the link to the Information Highway on South Carolina and York County in general, this website has it all and I mean ALL.   http://www.sciway.net/cnty/york.html  


© This Photo, courtesy of Sandee Wilkerson  was taken around 1931 on Highway 49. This is the original Buster Boyd Bridge showing a frozen Lake Wylie. Old timers along with other Historians can’t remember another time this has occurred. For more information call the Waterfront Team.  

Waterfront and off Water Sales Report 2013

Lake Wylie Waterfront Home Sales  from 1/1/2013 to 12/31/2013  in the two State three County Lake area were exactly the same in 2013 as they were in 2012 both coming in at 89 Closings. Sales of existing Waterfront Homes are still below the  pre recession sales pace of 109 sales in 2005 which had a average sales price of $533,000.00, median sales price in 2012 was $591,000 […]

Lake Wylie Magazine Christmas addition

See our new waterfront Real Estate ad and the Christmas/Holiday addition of the Lake Wylie today magazine, follow the link  http://issuu.com/scbiz/docs/winter2013lwt/1?e=9425239/5481565

Lake Wylie Real Estate collecting Shoes for the Homeless

Starting 12/1/13 through the end of the Winter Season we will be collecting slightly used or new shoes for our area poor and or the Homeless. We need shoes of all sizes Men, Women, Boys, and Girls. Please stop by our Office at 1 Executive Court at the Rivers Hills red light where we will have […]

October Lake Wylie Waterfront Homes for Sale Market Report

As of 11/1/2013, 80 Waterfront properties on Lake Wylie have sold and closed year to date in comparison with 2012’s 74 closings that’s up only about 7.5%  Lake Wylie Homes for sale under contract in October were 17 compared to 2012’s 16. Average sales price was $592,000 at a sales price of $186.00 per square foot.

LKW Realty provides Food and Refreshments for Chamber Golf Charity Event

The Realtors of LKW Realty spent the day Thursday October the 10th at River Hills cookin up the food for the Chamber of Commerce’s annual Golf charity event. Quinn Johnson manned the Caribbean Grille featuring Filet Mignon and Shrimp Kabobs along with jerk Chicken.

Lake Wylie Realty Helps Cleanup Efforts during the 2013 Riversweep

Realtors from LKW Realty participated in the River Sweep on Saturday 10/5/13, using the LKW Realty Pontoon Cruiser. Agents took Students from Charlotte Catholic High School along to help clean the banks of  Waterfront Properties.


Waterfront Properties for sale have increased to 146 listings as of 9/15/13 further increasing supply of vacant undeveloped waterfront  lots. Demand for Waterfront Lots has decreased since the Great Recession started, primarily because of the lack Financing available. Only 29 lots have sold on the Lake this year in Gaston, Mecklenburg and York Counties. The average […]

Lake Wylie Realty welcomes Quinn Johnson

Quinn Johnson of River Hills has joined The Lake Wylie Realty Man Team as Broker Associate. Quinn has been a Licensed Broker in both Carolinas for more than a decade. His past experience includes Development, Commercial and Residential Sales. For the past seven years Quinn has specialized in sales and marketing of Homes and Home sites in […]


We are very pleased to announce Jerry Plageman has joined Lake Wylie Realty as Realtor/Associate. Jerry is a former Lake Wylie Man of the year and  is a 30 Resident of the River Hills area of Lake Wylie. Jerry is married to Phyllis and has two daughters Jenifer and Elizabeth. Jerry has been a Partner […]

Lake Wylie Real Estate Report thru September 2013

Currently there are 119  waterfront  Homes for sale in both Carolinas, with an average list price of $843,000: There have been 75 Closings so far this year on the Lake  with an average sales price of $619.000, 3400 square feet of living space and an average of 144 days on the market. Waterfront lots for sale have increased to […]

Lake Wylie Realty moves into new Offices

Lake Wylie Realty Man Team recently has moved to 1 Executive Court just across the Bridge at the River Hills red light. The Offices were the original River Hills Plantation Realty Offices. We are proud to be back in the original Offices and look forward to serving all River Hills along with all Waterfront Properties. a […]

Beautiful New Lake Wylie Waterfront Listing – Video

We’re excited to bring you this new listing located at 16011 Boyd Cove. This Home has everything you would ever want in Lakefront Luxury living all on one floor………………. Check out the full motion video tour of this home You can see photographs of the home by clicking here Contact us today to schedule a […]

Don Stephens joins Lake Wylie Realty as Principle

  Don has over 35 Years experience in Lake Wylie Waterfront sales and is the most experienced Broker on the Lake with over 400 Waterfront properties sold. Don joins The Lake Wylie Realty Man Team as Partner and Senior Realtor and can be reached at Don@lkwrealty.com or 704-562-3446.