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Life's Inevitable Test? - 02/28/09 12:35 PM
I've been reading a little book that our Broker gave to us and all the other Realtors at our monthly MLS Breakfast meeting. The book is titled Promises & Prayers For Times of Uncertainty and it's a daily devotional. This really touched my spirit today and I wanted to share it with you. Times of change can be times of growth. Elisbeth Elliot reminds us that tough times can lead to a renewal of spirit: "If the leaves had not been let go to fall and wither, if the tree had not consented to be a skeleton for many months, there (3 comments)
"Living A Dream" on the Trail - 02/25/09 10:03 PM
After raising three children Paralee Dawson retired at the age of fifty-seven, and succumbed to "white blaze fever" as she began her hike along the Appalachian Trail. If you've ever dreamed about hiking the Appalachian Trail or just enjoy reading about the adventures of those who have, this is a must read book. Living a Dream chronicles Paralee's hike as she puts one foot in front of the other, day after day. You will share in her laughter, pain, and life as she hikes along the Trail. Throughout the book you will find interesting background information, history about various sections of (1 comments)
Now is the Time for First-Time Home Buyers!!! - 02/19/09 08:40 PM
Effective for All QualifiedFirst-Time Homebuyers asModified in the 2009 AmericanRecovery and Reinvestment Act Tax Credit has been increased to $8000. All Principal Residences Eligible. Income limits continue to apply:Adjusted Gross Income: $75,000.00 for individual returns /$150,000.00 for joint returns Purchaser(s) must not have owned a principal residencein the last 3 years. No repayment of the tax credit will be required if purchases areon or after January 1, 2009 and before December 1, 2009. All these revisions are effective as of January 1, 2009. The purchase must be held for 3 years otherwise entire amountof credit will be recaptured on the sale. (3 comments)
Is Spirit Cove for you? - 02/18/09 02:55 PM
A nature-lover's refugewhere the natural beauty of the land and wildlife habitat are preserved, while providing choice opportunities for home owners to live in a peaceful setting, hike through the woods, gather with neighbors or follow the footpaths of the Cherokees to the adjoining National Forest. Safe and secluded, but not so isolated. The natural attributes and protective covenants offer homeowners exceptional long-term value and endless years of quiet enjoyment of an awe-inspiring environment.
Spirit Cove is the first Native Plant Habitat certified inCherokee County by the North Carolina Native Plant Society.
For more (6 comments)
Cell Phone Reminder - 02/18/09 11:48 AM
REMINDER.... all cell phone numbers are being released to telemarketing companies and you will start to receive sale calls..... YOU WILL BE CHARGED FOR THESE CALLSTo prevent this, call the following number from your cell phone: 888-382-1222. It is theNational DO NOT CALL list. It will only take a minute of your time. It blocks your number for five (5) years. You must call from the cell phone number you want to have blocked. You cannot call from a different phone number.
See Your Sign! - 02/10/09 06:10 PM
See Your Welcome Sign! A couple of years ago we started having these signs made up for our Buyers. They love driving up to their new mountain home and seeing their personalized "Welcome Home" sign to greet them. Many that have purchased land here in Murphy, NC and the tri-state area get their own personalized sign too.
We have many clients that aren't even here at closing, and are back in their home town closing through the mail, so they really appreciate getting a photo of their new property sent to them. It's just a special little touch we like (5 comments)
Coming for a Visit? - 02/08/09 01:09 PM
Coming for a visit?We've got some Great Cabin Rentals If you're planning a visit to the Murphy, NC areayou'll want to make sure to visit these Rental Cabins.
If you want to be right in town with all it's conveniences,and views from this 2/2 mountain chalet then check out www.crookedbearnc.com
How would you like to sit out on the covered porch andlook out at the river? Take a look at www.raydiebendhwy60rental.leeandcarol.com
Just over the NC/TN state line is a 3/3 mountain chalet withawesome views into the USFS. You'll love www.twowolf.com For these and (4 comments)
Ready To List In The Spring? - 02/04/09 09:18 PM
Ready To List In The Spring?The spring is a crucial time of the year in real estate.Even with the current economy there will be buyers whoare ready to look for a new home or land in our beautifulNorth Carolina, Georgia and Tennessee mountains. For those who are looking to buy as well as sellers whosaid last year that they would list "in the spring"-- when does the season actually get started?
Although the official start of spring is March 20th, we wouldadvise our clients to list their property at the end of February.Some sellers feel they want to wait until (1 comments)
We've got so many NEW LISTINGS and JUST REDUCED listings that you won't want to miss this new brochure. Something extra we're offering now is that our entire new brochure will be available on our website for you to view. We've been working really hard to get this new brochure out as soon as possible. The new brochure should be back from the printers and on the Appalachian Land website sometime before the end of February. Keep checking in on our website www.LeeAndCarol.com for more updates. A special Thank You to all (0 comments)
Author Bio: Lee and Carol Barbour - The Mountain Living Team are Realtors in the Murphy, NC mountains and live, play and sell real estate in Murphy and Hayesville NC and Hiawassee, Blairsville and Blue Ridge GA and Copperhill TN. Follow our blog to see the scenery, outdoor activities, homes, land and mountain lifestyle we love.
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