Tidbits, advice and listings from the High Country of North Carolina's Blue Ridge Mountains, covering Boone, Blowing Rock, Linville, Banner Elk, Fleetwood, Jefferson & Foscoe.
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It seems that is our "buyers market" the AS IS property is becoming tougher and tougher to sell.Many buyers and even some agents are unaware of the FHA203K mortgage. This mortgage (when one qualifies) allows remodel costs to be added into the loan. One loan. One closing.It's a terrific opportunit...
Home2Mtn Full Listing info VIEWS! VIEWS! GORGEous VIEWS!From this Wonderful Double Lot (Lots R & S)Totaling a Generous 3.34 Acres Located in Wildcat Estates, an easy 9 mi drive from New market Center via 421 East Handy to Boone, Blowing Rock (via Parkway) and the Jefferson's Restrictions were...
Stunning home in Echota, a gated community with two pools, two clubhouses, ponds, spa, fishing riverpark, trails and more. This is a rae townhome in that it comes with the land at .41ACRE yet is not subject to the aditional Townhome POA fee that most of the toher townhomes are in Echota. RARE ...
This includes the sale of The Cabana Motel property (my father in laws old motel in Boone, mentioned in a previous blog. http://www.hcpress.com/real-estate-2/watauga-county-deeds-feb-5-11-23-deed-transfers-with-a-total-value-of-8293000.html
Back in the mid 1960s my father-in-law built a sweet little motel a block from the Appalachian State University campus, in Boone NC. It was big news then. The motel he and his wife, Lucille, named "The Cabana" was fashioned with the walkway trim and later more trim on the office itself, in the po...
Watauga County Deeds – Feb 5-11: 23 Deed Transfers With a Total Value of $8,293,000 http://www.hcpress.com/real-estate-2/watauga-county-deeds-feb-5-11-23-deed-transfers-with-a-total-value-of-8293000.html
Whether you are selling your home now or plan to list your home for sale sometime next year, think about the future as you decorate for the present (pun intended). For example: As you remove that collection of porcelain statues from the bookcase shelf, carefully wrapping them to "temporarily" sto...
http://www.hgtv.com/color/6-tips-for-painting-with-strong-colors/index.html In my humble opinion, the Best tip: Paint a large piece of poster board (or better yet foam core board - which can be reused not wasted) and place these painted display boards in the room in question. Lighting is never th...
Boone NC & Surrounding Area: Great Mountain Towns Happy Tuesday. I wanted to share a bit about where we live and work in the small Mountain community of Boone (and nearby Blowing Rock, Sugar Mountain, Beech Mountain, Banner Elk and Linville. West Jefferson is just North of Boone as well. We are a...