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Scottgamsnc, Both Buyer and Seller in Reidsville, NC
Scottgamsnc answered:
100 ft wide power easement on property. How will this affect the sale price? The easement almost reduces the lot size by half.
One question I would ask is are they using the easement now? If not, they may never...or it may all be underground, the old days the power/telephone companies got larger easements for ... more
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Larry Tollen, Real Estate Pro in Durham, NC
Larry Tollen answered:
What is the racial structure of Boon, in terms of % by race.?
That question may not be answered by licensed Realtors and is inappropriate
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Allan Judy W…, Real Estate Pro in Boone, NC
Allan Judy Wagner-Wagner Team answered:
Seeking 4 acres min. No restrictions, high elevation, hardwoods, trout on property! Modest dwelling or no dwelling.
Carlos I can send the link and info directly to you if you are still looking. I did not see your response until now so likely you have found something. But if you still have interest in ... more
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Phil Rotondo, Real Estate Pro in Brevard County, FL
Phil Rotondo answered:
how to have a great open house?
For the agent or the owner ?
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jan 11, 2014 Home Buying in Boone
Marc White, Real Estate Pro in Boone, NC
Marc White answered:
I see a lot of homes that have been for sale for a while, but it doesn't seem like sellers are dropping their prices - why? Bad time to buy?
As Allan and Judy have said, most of our marker are Sellers trying to sell a second home. In most cases, they are simply not using the home as much as they thought they would have when ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Nov 8, 2013 Home Buying in Boone
chuckhouser, Other/Just Looking in Boone, NC
chuckhouser answered:
Is it generally easier to qualify for a loan to buy land with a dwelling on it, rather than raw land?
Lot loans are available. The 25% downpayment from borrowers own funds may be the difficulty that is causing your concern. Or.. the fact that the "lot loan" rate is higher than a "mortga ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jun 25, 2013 Home Buying in Boone
Allan Judy W…, Real Estate Pro in Boone, NC
Allan Judy Wagner-Wagner Team answered:
Asbestos shingles?
The oddest thing happened yesterday. Since i was unaware of this Asbestos Shingles entry before this chat, it was timely to see it on an estimate of value.
Some realtor in one county d ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jun 23, 2013 Home Buying in Boone
Marc White, Real Estate Pro in Boone, NC
Marc White answered:
Is it still possible to get a decent size piece of land with trout filled waters at a reasonable cost? I'm not asking for too much, am I???
What is reasonable cost to you? You can get land with stocked trout, or down stream from a state stocked stream, it really depends on what you see as reasonable and the acreage you are ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jun 19, 2013 Home Buying in Boone
harriettewil…, Home Seller in Lincolnton, NC
harriettewilson answered:
Why are properties in Greystone subdivisoin (Boone NC) selling for so much less than other gated areas?
We are Fl residents and owned property in Grandfather Mountain Golf and Country Club for 17 years and wanted to move to the Blowing Rock area for various reasons. Our first priority ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun May 5, 2013 Home Buying in Boone
Marc White, Real Estate Pro in Boone, NC
Marc White answered:
I would like to buy a lot to place my mobile home
There are 98 lots in our MLS system, priced at $30,000 or less that allow mobile homes. This covers Watauga, Ashe, & Avery counties (and some areas of the adjoining counties). A small n ... more
1 vote Share Flag Sun Apr 28, 2013 Home Buying in Boone
Don and Jan…, Real Estate Pro in Blowing Rock, NC
Don and Jan Blair answered:
I have a client moving to Boone Nc. I am selling their home in Vegas. I am looking for an experienced agent to work with client and pay referral.
Hi Matt,
My wife Jan and I would appreciate the opportunity to work with you and your client. Please go to our company website for more information about our office and us: www.brgho ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Apr 23, 2013 Home Buying in Boone
Allan Judy W…, Real Estate Pro in Boone, NC
Allan Judy Wagner-Wagner Team answered:
We are interested in building a small cabin or bringing in containers as a custom home. is it poss to get apprved for septic with container home?
I looked into this a bit more for you and the folks at Dwell Box were kind enough to write the following:
Judy, We have permitted, built, insured, and had financial underwriting on two ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jan 7, 2013 Home Buying in Boone
Allan Judy W…, Real Estate Pro in Boone, NC
Allan Judy Wagner-Wagner Team answered:
Could someone tell me about Heavenly Mountain? Is this a religious development? Beautiful views but really apprehensive from what I've read
This is an interesting community. The GURU of heavenly Mountain would be a Realtor named Margo Lenmark. You may find it benicicial to contact her at:

margolenmark1@gmail.com
Hope th ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Dec 29, 2012 Home Buying in Boone
Amy Stanley, Real Estate Pro in Manassas, VA
Amy Stanley answered:
I have owned a home on a USDA loan for 3 years. Can i rent out the property now?
With most government funded loans you have to live in the home 3 out of the 5 years. Before renting or selling it. You might want to contact your mortgage provider to make sure that ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Oct 21, 2012 Home Buying in Boone
Allan Judy W…, Real Estate Pro in Boone, NC
Allan Judy Wagner-Wagner Team answered:
Would like to buy a lot to put a mobile home on or build a small cabin.?
We have a great spot loated about 25 minutes from Boone toward TN, in an area called the Back of Beech. They are MLS# 170465, 170475, and 170476. NO restrictions.
Have a great day.
Ju ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Sep 10, 2012 Home Buying in Boone
Allan Judy W…, Real Estate Pro in Boone, NC
Allan Judy Wagner-Wagner Team answered:
thinking of buying in forest glen dev in boone sally st. 3 out of 4 existing homes are for sale. Is there info I should be aware of? problems?
Forest Glen is a handy to town location, and a solid community with larger lots because many are a bit steep.
They do have a POA. I have no first hand information as to the amount of f ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Sep 10, 2012 Home Buying in Boone
Don and Jan…, Real Estate Pro in Blowing Rock, NC
Don and Jan Blair answered:
do you know of a house for sale on church rd off 105?
Debbie,
There is an older "fixer-upper" ranch-style house on 10 acres of beautiful land with big views of Grandfather. Let me know if I can send you additional info.
Don
Don Blair
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