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119 Harbor Road, Hendersonville NCOffered at $35,000.00 REDUCED! SOLD Dana Hill Retirement Living is an established 55 Plus Pool/Clubhouse community of doublewide manufactured homes on fixed foundations, brick perimeters and underground utilities. Homes are set on a crawl space for access under the home. Presently there are about 113 homes. The Clubhouse is a large facility with bathrooms, full kitchen for community gatherings and indoor shuffleboard courts. Although these homes are on leased land they are taxed by Henderson County as real estate and not personal property as a vehicle which depreciates in value. The majority of residents are year round (0 comments)
Feeding Our Gang of Visiting Ducks For about the last 5-6 years each spring and through the summer we have our mallard families visiting for breakfast lunch and dinner. Their menu is very consistent -- crushed corn. If the corn isn't there when they arrive they wait until we notice them and come to greet us as we go to get the corn.Tonight there was a family of nine! The Park has a pond right down from us where they spend a lot of time and we enjoy feeding them in the woods. Some times we'll see them waddle up (10 comments)
Shouldn't Be Much Longer - Home Grown Maters Are Coming! Marvin's small garden is coming along just fine. We've already been enjoying onions, radishes and cucumbers. The cucumbers are prolific and we've been sharing them with neighbors so we don't waste any.We enjoy them as a salad like we make in Pennsylvania with vineger, sugar, onion, salt and pepper.I took these pictures yesterday and some of the tomatoes were showing yellow. With all the heat and sun we've been having the yellow has turned to pale red on several. Shouldn't be long and I'll be eating a mater sandwich for lunch!The (5 comments)
The Economy Has Another Victim - The Peddler Steak House I just read today in the Times-News that The Peddler is the latest victim of the current rotten economy and will be closing the doors for good July 1. The Peddler is a family owned business and Scott Surrette said he has sold for health and economic reasons. The Hendersonville restaurant was known for its steaks. Rumor has it that Patty Cakes Restaurant will take over the space and probably open in the next few weeks. Alledgedly they will be keeping their other, smaller (much) spot on Haywood Road.It's sad (4 comments)
Hendersonville Hot Dog World Is Honored! If you are familiar with Hendersonville you more than likely are aware of Hot Dog World. I took this picture early in the morning before folks were arriving to even start preparing for the day.
Before the doors even open people start pouring into Hot Dog World's parking lot from all walks of life. As soon as the doors open you'll find a long line snaking out from inside. The good news is the line goes through fast, the people are friendly and the customers don't mind the wait for what they know will be coming (1 comments)
Animal Medical Detectives! Sunday in Parade Magazine I read an article by Susan McCarthy re dogs sniffing out disease. It seems I've been reading more and more about this capability in animals. I recall reading about a cat in a nursing home that would visit and lay on the bed of residents who were experiencing sad times and than leave until it was needed again to comfort someone else and their family.The medical profession is paying more and more attention to the extreme capability of a dogs smelling capacity which can be anywhere from 10,000 - 100,000 times superior to (5 comments)
Bustin' Into The Garage - 06/21/10 01:51 AM
I'm sending along this post from Steven Smith which shows a video of how to break into a garage if there is a window and than gain entry into the house. Since the video is out there on YouTube many burglers may give it a try. Be sure and keep those doors from the garage into the house locked!Sue of Robin and Sue Via Steven L. Smith, Bellingham, Wa. Home Inspector (King of the House Home Inspection, Inc): A real estate agent I work with often sent me this interesting video. Apparently, if there is a window on the garage door, it (1 comments)
Susie's Law - North Carolina OK's Tougher Animal Cruelty Penalties - 06/20/10 01:41 AM
Susie's Law - North Carolina OK's Tougher Animal Cruelty PenaltiesMr. Willie was very happy to learn after the terrible abuse that Susie had to endure in August of last year as an 8 week old puppy that North Carolina finally enacted a law to punish animal abusers!Susie's story captured the hearts and soul of many here in North Carolina as to what she endured and her survival thanks to the contributions of many citizens and the aid of the veternarians who cared for her.Susie's owner had not only beaten her but set her on fire and left the puppy for dead! She suffered for two (1 comments)
Do You Like "Old Things" On The Street? Visit Downtown Hendersonville NC This Weekend! Tomorrow, Saturday 19 June, the 19th annual Main Street Sidewalk Antigue Show will be on -- rain or shine from 9-5. The weather tomorrow is predicted to be sunshiny and warm (about 85 degrees) with only a 20% of rain. So, come on out and enjoy the day in downtown Hendersonville.Vendor booths along the sidewalks of Main Street will be set up by more than 85 antique dealers from not just in the Hendersonville area but throughout the Southeast. Main Street will remain open for traffic (0 comments)
What a beautiful reminder...Always wear your seat belt! - 06/18/10 02:20 AM
Thanks to Jeanna and her aunt for sharing this video. It is the very best video I have seen regarding the importance of wearing our seat belts. A very powerful video in getting the point across and didn't need a word spoken.Sue of Robin and Sue Via Jeanna Martinez (RE/MAX Access): What a beautiful reminder...Always wear your seat belt! My aunt sent this video to me and I just thought it was such a beautiful way to remind folks to buckle those seat belts! Usually these reminders are graphic and violent, this one is a little different!
* Custom Built Cape Cod and Very Functional Floor Plan;* Sited on 1.38 Acres and Year Round Views;* Over 2,720 Heated Square Feet of Well Planned Living Space;* Master Suite on Main Level;* 2 Zoned Heat Pumps With Dual Fuel Backup;* Main Level Wired Generator;* RV Parking Pad With Electricity For Hook Up;* Separate Workship Building;* Barn;* Private Yet Very Convenient to Brevard, Hendersonville and Asheville.For more information and pictures on this unique and special property visit the Visual Tour.Looking for information on the Hendersonville NC (4 comments)
Hopefully they threw away the mold! - 06/12/10 03:44 PM
Charles, a Seattle Home Inspector, has written a very good and informative post on his thoughts re mold. His picture is very explicit! I thought you might find his thoughts informative and of interest so I'm passing the Post along.Sue of Robin and Sue Via Charles Buell, Seattle, WA, Home Inspector (Charles Buell Inspections.com):
As a Seattle Home Inspector, I don’t get too caught up in the whole debate about whether mold is a big deal or not. I know that for some people it is a big deal regardless of whether it is “actually” a big deal or not and that (3 comments)
Bank Of America Discontinues Mortgage Programs - 06/12/10 02:46 AM
If you currently are working with Bank of America on procuring a loan to purchase real estate with one of these listed loans you must be able to cloes by July 14 or get another loan. Thanks to Eric J for passing this info along.Sue of Robin and Sue Via Eric J - Dream Home Financing: Bank of America recently announced that it will discontinue various mortgage programs after today. What you will NOT find at Bank Of America anymore are the following programs... Conforming 40 yr 30 yr Fixed Rate Interest Only 15 yr IO, 6-month ARM 1 year ARM Flex 97 Interest (1 comments)
Hendersonville NC -- Main Street Music and Dancing Starts Tonight!For the 12th year downtown Hendersonville, NC will host the FREE Music On Main from 7 - 9 PM in the Visitor's Center parking lot at 201 South Main Street.If it happens to be raining at 7 PM the music will wait until 8 PM to begin. If still experiencing inclement weather at that time, unfortunately it will be cancelled.The popular Hendersonville Music On Main will run every Friday through August 20th.Bring your folding chairs to enjoy the music and there will also be a dancing area set up in front of the bandstand. Bring the dancing shoes as (5 comments)
Hendersonville and Western NC Regional MLS May Market ReportThese numbers are provided by the 4 County Western NC Regional MLS system and representhome sales in Buncombe (Asheville Area), Haywood, Henderson (Hendersonville Area) andTransylvania (Brevard Area) counties
May's stats for the counties in the Western NC Regional MLS dropped a wee bit from April and we added even more inventory. Hopefully June will pick it up as folks get out and about for the summer.Great interest rates continue erasing the fear for the immediate future that they will start to inch up. The current market offers many opportunities for buyers (2 comments)
Follow Up to Western NC Air Show in Hendersonville NCThe Air Show had a great weekend and even the weather cooperated. Saturday late afternoon there was a downpour near closing time and Sunday they made it all the way through to closing. Another successful year with lots of participation for the Hendersonville Air Show.I enjoyed my visit on Saturday and on Sunday could hear and see them in the sky from my yard. The Stearman biplane and helicoptor certainly had a busy day!BlueRidgeNow, our local newspaper Times-News online had a nice article by John Harbin with comments from visitors to (1 comments)
Western NC Air Fair This Weekend -- Hendersonville North Carolina - 06/05/10 07:56 PM
Western NC Air Fair This Weekend -- Hendersonville North Carolina This annual event runs this Saturday and Sunday from 10 AM until 5 PM. I live nearby and took a ride out to take a peek this morning around 10:30 and it was already very busy with lots of folks coming by. It was quite warm and sunshiny but it didn't seem to be bothering anyone. The kids were loving riding in the grounded "ornithopter". This gadgets engine makes sputtering sounds while pulling the kids who are sitting in cars behind the engine. The kids can also sit in and work the controls of one of (5 comments)
Maytag recalls 1.7 million dishwashers involving several brands - 06/04/10 01:05 AM
A heads up from Russel Ray re this dishwasher recall if you happen to own one. It sounds like a potential dangerous problem.We have a Kenmore front loader HE washing machine I wish would get recalled!! It sounds like an airplane on take off and vibrates the whole house and "walks" while doing so!Sue of Robin and Sue Via Russel Ray, San Diego home inspector (Russel Ray, Property Consultant): The Consumer Product Safety Commission and Maytag Corporation announced today that Maytag is recalling about 1.7 million dishwashers. The heating element in the dishwasher could fail, resulting in a fire. Maytag says that so far (8 comments)
Double Jeopardy! Now Lenders Need A Second Credit Report Right Before Funding - 06/02/10 05:20 PM
This is important information and solid advise for anyone contemplating a home purchase and will be applying for a loan, or, already in the process. Your lender and/or sales associate stresses (hopefully) the importance of not purchasing items before closing on the real estate transaction.This post by Janet Guilbault who is in the lending business explains the importance of this and how it can effect the loan process these days. There is also a new Fannie Mae requirement that went into effect yesterday. Pay heed.Sue of Robin and Sue Via Janet Guilbault California Mortgage Banker/Broker: Please, whatever you do, don't go out and put $8000 worth of (0 comments)
NC Appliance Rebate Program Begins Today! - 06/01/10 01:37 PM
The North Carolina Rebate Program will start up again today! If you are going to be purchasing a new HVAC or other major appliance you might want to consider purchasing it quickly. The program is disbursing the remaining funds and will probably move very quickly. When the money is gone it will be gone.Thanks Andy for the info.Sue of Robin and Sue Via Andy Leung (Team Leung-Keller Williams): If you live in North Carolina and are considering a new HVAC system or appliance, check out the NC Rebate Program, which started today! Many stores in Greensboro are offering sales on appliances to generate (0 comments)
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