We are Mike and Kathleen Kelly REALTORS and owners of HICKORY REAL ESTATE GROUP serving Hickory, North Carolina. We created this blog to share with you all of the fun and enjoyable activities, cultural and shopping events available in the Greater Hickory area.
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Private Setting and Mountain Views 3598 Abee Farm Road, Connelly Springs, NC 28612 View Map Great get-a-way home in East Burke County just minutes away from I-40. This home features 2.24 acres of private mountain beauty and wildlife. This house is ready to move right in featuring all new ceramic...
Mike Kelly Jr. Real Estate Video Channel It is a work in progress. So check back often. I have created a Mike Kelly Jr. Real Estate Channel on You Tube. You can follow the link above to view videos of my listings and and other interesting videos about Hickory North Carolina.
Many sellers feel that they should take their house off the market during the holidays. But you should think twice before making that decision. For most people their homes look the best in the fall and winter. With beautiful fall decorations in October and November and then Christmas decoratio...
Mike Kelly Jr of CENTURY 21 American Homes and Marti Ward of Wachovia Mortgage will be hosting a First Time Home Buyer Seminar on Monday October 20, 2008 at 7pm at the CENTURY 21 American Homes Office at 2258 US Highway 70 SE (next to the Hickory Furniture Mart). Come and find out how to take adv...
Did you know that the Federal Government is offering a tax credit of up to $7,500 if you purchase a home between April 9, 2008 and before July 1, 2009? With interest rates this low, housing prices reasonable and the tax credit so appealing there has never been a better time to be a first time ho...
If home prices dropped by 5%, here is what it would look like if you decided to trade up: Home Price = $100,000 Sell at $95,000 = $5,000 Loss Home Price = $200,000 Buy at $190,000 = $10,000 Savings The smaller loss at sale will be compensated by greater savings at purchase, resulting in a si...
We need to do a better job of educating the general public on the fact that this current "credit crisis" that we are watching on the news every day has nothing to do with the availability of mortgages. I have personally spoken to several lenders in the Hickory NC area who say that there is no pro...
Catawba Springs 4014 Wandering Lane, Hickory, NC 28601 Wonderful home in Catawba Springs right on the #2 Fairway. This home features 4 bedrooms and 3 and 1/2l baths. There is a second master bedroom suite and den in the walkout basement. The great room features hardwood floors and a cozy firepla...
I wrote this article for the Hickory Daily Record and was very excited when I opened the paper this morning and saw it. Guest Commentary By Michael Kelly Jr. Published: October 2, 2008 In a recent article in the Hickory Daily Record, a local agent and writer pointed out that all indications and s...