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homes for sale in brevard nc: Market Report - January 2012 - Brevard, NC - 02/01/12 03:46 PM
Spring is just around the corner here in the mountains and in a month or so, we'll be seeing all the signs of new growth popping up. These days, the local Brevard NC real estate market is a little like spring and is showing its own modest signs of growth. In January, our market had the most residential sales it's had since 2008. The majority of the homes were in the $100,000- $200,000. Land sales were up slightly over January of last year, but continue to lag far behind the hey day of 2007. The majority of this month's land sales (1 comments)
homes for sale in brevard nc: Understanding Home Inspections - 02/01/12 12:59 PM
The buyers and sellers have come to an agreement on all the points of the offer to purchase. Escrow checks have been paid and all parties are moving forward toward a happy closing. Then comes the home inspection and suddenly the entire process comes to a grinding halt. As a Realtor, if you've ever seen a deal go down the drain because of the results of a home inspection, you've also seen a lot of your time and hard work go down the drain with it. And whether you are a seller counting on a sale so you can get on (2 comments)
homes for sale in brevard nc: Cabins for sale in Brevard, NC - 10/21/11 10:33 AM
In this crazy world, it's nice to have a spot where you can get away from it all. If you see that spot as a cabin in the woods, we've got just the ticket. Here in the Brevard area of western North Carolina, there are plenty of ways to "get away from it all". For some, it's a heart thumping ride on a mountain bike, for others it's hiking. Some people just want to sit in a quiet spot with a good book and some see fly fishing at the top of the list. These properties have it all! 779 Thissa (3 comments)
homes for sale in brevard nc: A sweet deal on a sweet mountain get away - Brevard, NC 28712 - 07/22/11 03:15 PM
Temperatures around most of the country are soaring! If all this heat and humidity has you thinking about little get away place in the cool mountains of western North Carolina, I'd like to tell you about this home at 3530 Frozen Creek Road just outside of Brevard, NC. This is a two bedroom, one bath home that sits on nearly 4 acres of flat, easily accessible land with a bold, rushing creek that seems custom made for kids and dogs. Two outbuildings, a pond, and horse corral give the property loads of charm and added possibilities. Best of all, Gorges State (1 comments)
homes for sale in brevard nc: A Little Gift From Life - 06/25/11 09:13 AM
Once in awhile life gives us a little gift, like being in the right place at the right time. It happened to Robert the other day when he was out at Connestee Falls Country Club, just south of Brevard, NC. He had just left an an appointment where he listed three lots for sale in Connestee and was driving along one of the main roads inside the development when he saw a deer out of the corner of his eye. It's not at all unusual to see deer when you're in Connestee. They're like squirrels...they're every where! But what came next (3 comments)
homes for sale in brevard nc: A clear cut case of underestimating..... - 06/09/11 07:58 PM
When you've been in the real estate business for more than a day, you've probably accumulated various lists with the names and addresses of people you know, people you've done business with, people you'd like to do business with, vendors.....and on and on and on. Then there are all the places that you market yourself and your properties like your website, various posting sites, email signatures, magazine websites, and all the way back to the basic things like business cards and yard signs. If you really want to get an idea of how many places your name and "branding" shows up, (15 comments)
homes for sale in brevard nc: "We're thinking about relocating to Brevard, NC" - 04/30/11 10:22 AM
I love getting emails and phone calls that start with "We're thinking about relocating to Brevard" because it opens the door for me to tell people why we love living here so much. All the real estate numbers, information about homes and land for sale in the Brevard area, information about things to do in Brevard, and what we can do to help them relocate to Brevard all come later because it's the quality life here that really matters. We relocated to Brevard six years ago from the Tampa Bay area of Florida. We had lived there for 30+ years and (5 comments)
homes for sale in brevard nc: Cashiers area condo for sale -GOLFERS, THIS IS IT! - 04/20/11 10:26 PM
GOLFERS LISTEN UP! This is an opportunity you don't want to miss. If you are looking for a great place where you can escape the hassles of every day life, play some golf, eat some great food, and just relax, this is it! This light, bright, and furnished 2 bedroom 2 bath condo is in Burlingame Country Club, an upscale but comfortable country club community that's located in the mountains of western North Carolina between Brevard and Cashiers. The main floor of the condo includes a large master suite, spacious kitchen, open living room with a cozy fireplace, and a large (0 comments)
homes for sale in brevard nc: Just Listed! Home for sale in Brevard, NC - UNDER $300K - 04/19/11 02:21 PM
Looking for a home that's close to Brevard, NC? This comfy, cozy Cape Cod is only minutes from all that Brevard has to offer - shopping, outdoor recreation, sports, and cultural events. Some of the really great features of this 2,047 square foot home include the updated kitchen, a gas fireplace in the living room, a very nice size laundry room, and a master suite with a private owner's retreat. This 12'x14' room is accessed off the master suite or through a separate entrance from the deck making it a great spot for a home office. Upstairs you'll find two additional (0 comments)
homes for sale in brevard nc: The Power of Pricing - 04/18/11 05:40 PM
Sellers:"I'm not going to give my house away" Buyers: "I'm looking for a bargain". I wish I had a dollar for every time I heard those comments from sellers and buyers. I haven't met a seller yet who says "Heck yea...let's just give it away to first person with a pulse". Likewise, I've never once had a buyer tell me they want to pay too much for a house, no matter what. But the first time we meet with a seller or a buyer I can guarantee that we'll hear one of those statements. In today's market, it's the buyer who (4 comments)
homes for sale in brevard nc: Looking for waterfalls? - 04/13/11 10:53 AM
Transylvania County in western North Carolina is known as the "Land of Waterfalls" for a reason and if you're planning a trip to the area this summer, check out this great interactive tool from the County's Tourist Development Association. From one end of the county to the other, there are small gentle falls to crashing, breath taking falls and you could plan an entire trip just around hunting for waterfalls. Hunting for waterfalls in Transylvania County, NC. If you're looking for a home with a waterfall, this home for sale in Cashiers, approximatly 35 minutes west of Brevard, has the most (0 comments)
homes for sale in brevard nc: Brevard NC Home for Sale - In town convenience for under $150K - 04/04/11 06:40 PM
Brevard, North Carolina is a great place to live. The small town feel, the moderate climate, and friendly people make it a wonderful place to call home. And if you're looking for a home for sale in Brevard that is in town and close to shopping, medical, and schools, this is the one for you. This adorable ranch style home is located at 29 Poplar Street, Brevard NC 28712. The overall living space is approximately 1250 square feet on one level with three bedrooms, one and a half baths and a full basement that is accessible from inside the home or (3 comments)
homes for sale in brevard nc: An Afternoon Spent Trout Farming - 03/09/11 10:53 AM
One of the really great things about being in the real estate business is that no two days are alike. Today we spent the early afternoon hours outside in the cool clean mountain air learning about trout farming at the Cantrell Creek Trout Farm just outside Brevard, North Carolina. This family owned trout farm has been supplying restaurants, and other business with rainbow and brown trout for years. But, it's for sale now, and we spent the time with the seller and his dog Max learning about the workings of the farm and taking photographs and footage for a promotional video (3 comments)
homes for sale in brevard nc: Get Your Home Ready To Sell This Spring! - 02/22/11 06:08 PM
Every where I look these days, I am seeing freshly tilled soil. The area around Brevard, North Carolina is a rich agricultural area that has fields of century old family farms and small garden plots in virtually everyone's back yard. Several years ago there was a survey done by the local newspaper that reported that 60% of households in the area have a garden of some kind. This is the time of year, after winter is hopefully well on its way out, when people start turning soil and preparing their gardens for the planting and growing season. The same idea should hold (0 comments)
homes for sale in brevard nc: January 2011 Market Report - Transylvania County, NC - 02/07/11 03:26 PM
In Transylvania County in western North Carolina, residential sales during January 2011 remained relatively stable compared to the same time last year ending the month with 16 sales, one more than in 2010. The biggest difference between 2010 and 2011 was in the listing and selling prices. In January 2010 a number of higher end homes sold, driving the average listing price up to $281,273 and the average selling price to $257,433 or roughly 90%. In 2011, however, the average list price was $145,807 and the average selling price was $132,446, or roughly 91%.There 14 single family homes sold last month, (0 comments)
homes for sale in brevard nc: Home for sale in beautiful Straus Park, Brevard, NC 28712 - 01/03/11 12:17 PM
Straus Park is a lovely, upscale residential community, conveniently located just minutes from downtown Brevard, restaurants, entertainment, and medical care. This 4 bedroom, 3 bath home at 193 Camptown Road in Straus Park, is beautifully updated with comfortable living spaces and a well-designed floor plan featuring an open kitchen, great room, study, formal dining, one guest room, and master suite all on the main floor. The finished lower living has two additional bedrooms, bath, and living room. You'll enjoy the private screened porch, a large covered deck for entertaining, and a lower level patio...all overlooking the lush green space that (1 comments)
homes for sale in brevard nc: Home for sale in Brevard, NC - Beautiful Straus Park 28712 - 09/20/10 01:31 PM
Straus Park has long been considered one of the most desirable neighborhoods in the Brevard area. Located only minutes from town, stunning homes blend seamlessly with the natural green spaces. The community includes tennis courts, club house, and pool, and the views from the top are some of the best you'll find this close to town. This particular home at 193 CAMPTOWN RD Brevard, NC 28712 has been beautifully updated and features comfortable, well planned living spaces. The main floor includes a spacious kitchen that opens to a cozy great room with a fireplace, a study with build in book cases, and the (1 comments)
homes for sale in brevard nc: Understanding Agency Relationships - 09/09/10 09:00 AM
So, you want to buy a home. Or maybe you have a home you want to sell. Great! Now what! In today's real estate market buyers and sellers need a professional Realtor to help navigate the sales process. A lot has changed in the last year and it's important to have a Realtor guide you through issues like financing, inspections, offers, foreclosures, short sales, and all the other details of a real estate transaction. Before you get started, though, it's also important to understand "agency relationships". Years ago, there was no such thing as a buyer's agent so if you were (2 comments)
homes for sale in brevard nc: Things to do in Brevard - SAFE Tennis Tournament - 09/04/10 01:26 PM
SAFE is dedicated to ending domestic violence and sexual assault in Transylvania County through advocacy, direct service to abused women, and community awareness. You can help support SAFE and its program by participating in the 5th Annual Serve it up for Safe Tennis Tournament. The doubles tournament is being held at the Brevard Health and Racquet Club on September 24 and 25th. The entry fee is $40. per player and includes a minimum two matches played on clay courts, lunch on Saturday the 25th, a "swag bag " of sponsor supplied items, prizes, and entry into the racquet raffle.There will be an (0 comments)
homes for sale in brevard nc: Things to do in Brevard, NC - 09/03/10 01:16 PM
Say goodbye to summer ya'll! It's good riddance if you ask me. Fall is my favorite time of year. Pumpkins and scare crows are already showing up at the road side stands. Pretty soon the leaves will be changing and before you know it, there will a cozy fire in our fireplace. Fall is a busy time here in the mountains as "leaf peepers" from the lower elevations come in for mother nature's big show. If you're planning to be here this season, here are some things do in the Brevard, NC area while you're here. September 24 3:00 -7:00 pmDiscovery (0 comments)
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