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slinkysue43, Home Owner in Sugar Grove, NC
slinkysue43 answered:
We were looking for property in or near Beech Mountain, NC. Wondering where the most popular areas are that people stay during winter & summer seasons
Sugar Grove area is very nice and horse friendly! Alot of tourists flock to Boone, then stay nearby, depending on what they are there for, but Sugar Grove would be close enough to every ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed May 21, 2014 Home Buying in Beech Mountain
Jim Simms, Real Estate Pro in Louisville, KY
Jim Simms answered:
brother inherted house, borrowed money, did not repay, bank possesed and sold without title seardh. Was this an illegal sale? Do I have any recourse?
If he inherited the house then he can do with it as he pleases and it sounds like title was in a living trust if there was no probate.

Wrong on the lack of a title search, if the b ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Mar 5, 2014 Home Buying in Newland
Emily Farthi…, Real Estate Pro in Banner Elk, NC
Emily Farthing answered:
I am looking to retire in the NC mountains in a couple of years and love snow. I am looking for the snowiest area. How does Beech compare?
Welcome to Beech Mountain, NC - 5606 feet in elevation with Beech Mtn Resort Ski Slope. There is also Beech Mountain Club with golf, tennis, pool, MANY other activities. There is hiki ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Nov 27, 2013 Home Buying in Beech Mountain
Debbie Canady, Real Estate Pro in 28604
Debbie Canady answered:
Looking to buy or build a home with handicap accommodations at a higher elevation to avoid as much heat as possible. NC or TN will be fine. Suggesti
Hi, Tina. Beech Mountain is the highest town east of the Rocky Mountains at 5,506', so you should have no problem finding exactly what you want if you look fairly soon. With other are ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Aug 12, 2013 Home Buying in Beech Mountain
Annette Lawr…, Real Estate Pro in Palm Harbor, FL
Annette Lawrence 727.420.4041 answered:
Where do I get home value estimate on this websit?
Bhk,
Home value estimates provide buyers and seller a feeling of comfort regarding their most costly investment or the community in which they have interest. Thess values are important ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jun 30, 2013 Home Buying in 28657
Larry Tollen, Real Estate Pro in Durham, NC
Larry Tollen answered:
trulia appraisals
Trulia does not offer appraisals. Appraisals are done by licensed appraisers. Local Realtors can prepare Competitive Market Analysis for you which may be all you need and should indicat ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jun 30, 2013 Home Buying in 28657
Pat Miller, Real Estate Pro in Beech Mountain, NC
Pat Miller answered:
Beech Mountain... safety ? I see larcenies and B&E's listed ...is this correct ? I would love to buy up there ON the mountain. your thoughts ?
I have lived on Beech Mountain since 1979 and have never felt threatened or unsafe in anyway. We have a fantastic Police Department plus first responders with volunteer EMT and paramedi ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed May 8, 2013 Home Buying in 28604
Michael Posn…, Home Owner in 28604
Michael Posner answered:
do homeowners in Seven Devils pay a homeowner's fee? If so, how much
In addition, most houses have city water.

363 Thorncliff Drive is now on the market fully furnished at $239,000 (www.happybearchalet.com). Seven Devils is close to Sugar, Beech and ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jan 19, 2013 Home Buying in Seven Devils
Michael Posn…, Home Owner in 28604
Michael Posner answered:
Ask real estate experts,locals, and friends...Looking for small 2/2 cabin or cottage style in Banner Elk. Need WB fireplace. Under 200k. Not Beech or
A bit higher but 363 Thorncliff Drive is now on the market fully furnished at $239,000 (www.happybearchalet.com). Seven Devils is close to Sugar, Beech and Appalachian Ski Resorts, plu ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jan 19, 2013 Home Buying in Banner Elk
Michael Posn…, Home Owner in 28604
Michael Posner answered:
We are looking for a small house, a townhouse, or a condo with 2-3 br near Sugar Mountain as our vacation home.
A bit higher but 363 Thorncliff Drive is now on the market fully furnished at $239,000 (www.happybearchalet.com). Seven Devils is close to Sugar, Beech and Appalachian Ski Resorts, plu ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jan 19, 2013 Home Buying in 28604
Emily Farthi…, Real Estate Pro in Banner Elk, NC
Emily Farthing answered:
My husband and I are looking for a first home very close to the Banner Elk, NC area. We'd like to keep our purchase under 100K and 2-3 BR. Help!
Please send your email and I will assist you.
I use to be in mortgage lending and know someone at all the banks in the area.
Emily Farthing
Preferred Mountain Real Estate
828-898-92 ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Oct 10, 2012 Home Buying in 28604
Ron Kent, Real Estate Pro in Banner Elk, NC
Ron Kent answered:
I am looking to buy a log cabin/cottage style home in Seven Devils, NC, 2-3 BR in a good neighborhood. I am on budget < 150K :( Help!!
You should work with one Realtor who can search all properties and narrow down to what you want. I would be happy to do that if you like. You can email me at rkentfla@aol.com or call me ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Oct 10, 2012 Home Buying in 28604
Caroline Sch…, Real Estate Pro in Beech Mountain, NC
Caroline Schorr,GRI,SFR,ABR asked:
WONDERING WHAT'S HAPPENING IN OUR BEAUTIFUL HIGH COUNTRY MARKET?? WoW...if you're waiting for the bottom of our market to hit......youve already missed out! Our market has been poppin since the first of the year...and we are seeing prices beginning to…
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jul 21, 2012 Home Buying in 28604
Gersky-Rojohn…, Real Estate Pro in Dillsboro, NC
Gersky-Rojohn Team answered:
When their talking home owners fees are they monthly or yearly charges? Thank you, Joel Rush
Good Morning Joel, typically in our area the sellers disclose on the NC Residential Property Disclosure the annual HOA dues. Have you tried googling the HOA? It's becoming more a ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Nov 24, 2011 Home Buying in Sugar Mountain
Alex Pereira, Real Estate Pro in Livonia, MI
Alex Pereira answered:
I have a condo in NC thaqt is going into foreclosure can the bank take my 401k?
no, a 401 account is a protected account. the bank cant touch it.
0 votes Share Flag Wed Sep 21, 2011 Foreclosure in Avery County
Larry Story, Real Estate Pro in 27408
Larry Story answered:
My husband and I are looking for a lot that we can place our camper on and build a small cabin. We would like for it to be somewhat private.
Kathy,

My first thought is for you to contact a buyer's agent in the area you are looking at wanting to buy in. You will have to make sure they know what your plans are to make ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jun 6, 2011 Home Buying in Altamont
Bob Friedman, Real Estate Pro in Linville, NC
Bob Friedman answered:
What is the best way to find sales comps for Avery County properties?
Call me,Bob Friedman,Realtor/Broker-Linville Area Mtn. Properties 828-897-1001
0 votes Share Flag Sat May 14, 2011 Home Buying in Linville
Bob Friedman, Real Estate Pro in Linville, NC
Bob Friedman answered:
Investment home in the Boone/Banner Elk area
Hi Doug,
I know of a log cabin in Linville, under 200K,, with the financial"perforner" showing 17k-18k
for the past several years.

Bob Fr ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Apr 22, 2011 Home Buying in Banner Elk
Debbie Canady, Real Estate Pro in 28604
Debbie Canady answered:
What is the average sq. ft. price being paid for an older home on Beech Mt.?
I would consider older homes on Beech Mountain as those that were built between 1968 - 1988. In 2010 there were 22 such homes sold. However, these included several foreclosures and a ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jan 9, 2011 Home Buying in Beech Mountain
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