Highlands NC Homes, Bathroom Technology

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Highlands NC Homes Bathroom technology may not be the first thing that people think of when they think about Highlands NC homes.  When we think technology we think security, automation, sound systems, and the like.  Technology had advanced throughout the home, however, and the bathroom is no exception.  If you are preparing to sell Highlands real estate and remodeling and …

Selling Highlands Real Estate and Attracting Luxury Home Buyers

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Selling Highlands real estate and attracting luxury buyers often go hand in hand.  There are many stunning homes in our area and drawing the highest offer is a goal of many sellers.  The question is, is your home offering what it needs to to attract top dollar?  Take the time with your Highlands REALTOR to determine the condition and appeal …

Highlands Home For Sale on Hickory Lane

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This Highlands home for sale on Hickory Lane is in the Wildcat Cliffs Country Club.  This lovely 3 bedroom, 4 bath home is situated on a one-acre lot just a short walk to many of the amenities the community offers its residents.  Buying this Highlands property requires membership in the  Wildcat Cliffs Country Club, a club that offers exceptional golf, …

Highlands NC, Summer Not Over Yet

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Summer is not over yet in Highlands NC. If you still like the idea of live music in the Town Square, fly fishing, golfing, and partaking in an art class or two then you should stick around a while. The only thing different here now that it is after Labor Day is that there may be a few less people around town. This is a fabulous time of year to enjoy the Highlands area, as we transition from summer to fall.

Internet Valuable Tool for Highlands NC Real Estate

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The internet is a valuable tool for selling Highlands NC real estate.  Our area is a large second home market which means that many buyers begin looking for a property long before they come to town.  Due to the fact that so many begin their real estate search online having a strong internet presence is an important part of marketing your …

Dixie Swim Club in Highlands NC

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Spring has sprung in Highlands these days and the flowering plants and shrubs are about three weeks earlier than usual.  Right now the hybrid rhododendron is in full bloom in shades of purple, fuchsia, red and pink. Temperatures are warm, too, for early May, but still very pleasant. Our seasonal homeowners are beginning to arrive back here for the summer. …

Meadows Mountain Realty and Signature Properties

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On December 30th, 2011 Signature Properties integrated into a Meadows Mountain Realty branch office and is operating under the Meadows banner. The owner of Meadows Mountain Realty, Judy Michaud, and the previous owner of Signature Properties, Lynn Kimball, have a long & successful history together.  They both moved to Highlands in the mid 1980’s and worked under Johnny White, Director of …

Homeowners to Address HVAC Repairs at the First Sign of Trouble

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Our homes’ HVAC systems are some of the hardest working machines that we use. Air conditioning units and heating units endure harsh elements year round. They also switch quickly between use and disuse; long periods of disuse contribute to mechanical failure, especially when the machines are not maintained or serviced during this period, and are not eased back into constant …

How the Debt Crisis Impacts Homeowners and Buyers

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“The U.S. debt crisis is likely to cost home buyers at least $122 per month,” says Gibran Nicholas, chairman of the CMPS Institute, an organization that trains and certifies mortgage bankers and brokers. “Bonds issued by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac will probably lose their AAA status if the US credit rating is downgraded.” This means that mortgage rates will …