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CURRENT FOCUS - Website, graphic design, & digital media/marketing information of interest to real estate professionals, as well as local news and events for the NC foothills. Real Estate and other information for the North Carolina Foothills, High Country, and Hickory Metro Area. Focusing on Lenoir, Granite Falls, & northern Caldwell County, as well as eastern Burke County, NC.



The Housing Downturn: the Result of a Generation Gap? A recent report by the NAR has been used to blame part of the housing crisis on age demographics.  According to this theory the housing market slowed down all of a sudden because the drop in the birth rate after 1973 created a sudden shortage ...
Home inspections are so important before buying, but some people assume, or are told, that they are unnecessary for new homes. Actually, inspections are very important for new construction, and there are 3 inspections that should be done: 1) a foundation inspection to be sure it will be strong, l...
Looking for advice on getting back into the real estate business after having a child, I stumbled upon a thread on a well known mom's message board. On this thread, a young woman was considering getting her real estate license and asking other moms who were agents how they balanced work and fami...
This photo comes from mobile advertising website Adzookie. In exchange for allowing them to paint your house as one giant eyesore billboard, they will pay your mortgage each month as long as the house remains painted, from 3 months up to a year. They will paint everything except the roof, window...

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