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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:
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
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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 answered:
noticed property crime has is above avarage for north carolina, what is happening
Hummm, Lynn.........
per the report from Carolina Public Press [http://www.carolinapublicpress.org/10612/ncdoj-report-shares-2011-wnc-crime-stats] it states Crime rates DROPPED in ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Aug 1, 2012 In My Neighborhood in 28604
Caroline Sch…, Real Estate Pro in Beech Mountain, NC
Caroline Schorr,GRI,SFR,ABR answered:
875 Eagles Nest Trl., shows that it is $500 mth. Is that amount correct for that listing?
Hi, Peanutbutter24 (LOVE that name)
Rental at $500/mo" for this property......look out - I'm moving in!! Marc's right about the "small print"..that is more likely a nightly rate! ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jul 30, 2012 Rentals in Banner Elk
Scott Godzyk, Real Estate Pro in 03109
Scott Godzyk answered:
do you handle resale of timeshares?
Marilyn if you saw an ad and were trying to reach a specific agent, you may want to go back and click on their profile and email them directly. Your question went out to all agents
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jul 23, 2012 Home Selling in Banner Elk
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
Caroline Sch…, Real Estate Pro in Beech Mountain, NC
Caroline Schorr,GRI,SFR,ABR answered:
Deer Creek Falls CC&R's
GRANTED...this question is OLD - but I MUST SAY.....the NEW Condos (which we originally begun in 2006 - but delayed so LONG because 1) NC wrote new "regs" for condo septic systems & it ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jun 21, 2012 Home Selling in 28604
Barry Aldrid…, Real Estate Pro in 28607
Barry Aldridge answered:
how far are the prices dropping in this area, how lond will they continue to drop?
Lynn,

That's the million dollar question! No one truly knows, but if recent indicators are correct, we are probably seeing at or very near the bottom in terms of pricing. Prices in t ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jun 11, 2012 Market Conditions in Banner Elk
Bob Friedman, Real Estate Pro in Linville, NC
Bob Friedman answered:
How much have prices dropped in the last 2 year period in Sugar Mnt? Bottomed out yet?
hello diosmaya,
prices are all over the board due to financial distress,poor location,poor condition,etc...
but understand,we never had a housing glut. prices really dropped because ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Apr 22, 2011 Market Conditions in Banner Elk
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
Bob Friedman, Real Estate Pro in Linville, NC
Bob Friedman answered:
What is the minimum elevation to be at to insure cool summers?
Hi Bikert,
Elevation ,alone, doesn't insure cool summers. Denver,Colo.[the mile high city] regularly gets
up to the high nineties-100 degrees.OTHER factors are the reasons also ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Apr 22, 2011 In My Neighborhood in 28604
Barbara Young, Real Estate Pro in Banner Elk, NC
Barbara Young answered:
Thank you. Can you also tell me if The Farm has a guard at the gate, or is it keypass activated?
Would you like to buy a house in the Farm?

Barbara S. Young
by@bannerelkproperties.com
0 votes Share Flag Wed Dec 9, 2009 Home Buying in Banner Elk
Maria Marsha…, Real Estate Pro in 28607
Maria Marshall Owens answered:
Which counties in western NC have the lowest property taxes. Are there any additional local income or other?
Hi Jeanne,

Watauga County has the lowest county tax rates in the High Country. The 2007-2008 county rates in the areas I cover are Watauga 0.313, Ashe 0.395, and Avery 0.39. Each a ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Sep 2, 2008 General Area in 28604
Michael Holb…, Real Estate Pro in 28697
Michael Holbrook answered:
how much difference is there for $/sq foot above grade and in a finished basement?
On average I have scene the differance to be about 80 - 85%. The main thing is the quality of the work and materials. What I have scene work best in basements in mountain homes are ti ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon May 19, 2008 Home Selling in Banner Elk
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