Highlands NC Real Estate, Things to Consider When Buying a Second Home

If you are looking at Highlands NC real estate and considering buying a second home in the area, there are some points to consider throughout the process. Owning a vacation property is on the top of many bucket lists, and Highlands NC certainly provides an ideal spot for this dream to come true. In addition, there could not be a better time to invest in real estate, be it in Highlands or elsewhere. Still, locating a bargain that is truly a bargain takes a great deal of consideration.

So, what should you be thinking of when looking at Highlands NC real estate? Size, condition, and location are the first three items that come to mind. How many bedrooms would you like versus how many bedrooms do you actually need is one question to ask yourself. When you own a vacation home in Highlands NC you will have guests, that is a given.

How much will your new Highlands vacation home cost you? There is more than the upfront home price to consider. There will be property taxes, and utilities, as well as costs for general maintenance and repairs. If you rent your Highlands home you could help recoup some of your costs. Is this something that you would like to do?

Where would you like your vacation home to be? On a golf course? In town? On the lake? Do you want a maintenance-free condo, or a home on acreage? Considering the location will help you realize what you are truly looking for in a Highlands vacation property, which will in turn narrow your search.

Contact us today to learn more about Highlands NC real estate. We can help you realize your dreams of owning a vacation home and find the property that suits your individual needs!

For more information about Highlands and Cashiers North Carolina, and for access to the HighlandsNC/CashiersNC MLS, contact Meadows Mountain Realty today, 828-526-1717 or email us today at [email protected].

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BERKSHIRE HATHAWAY HOMESERVICES MEADOWS MOUNTAIN REALTY has been serving the Highlands NC and Cashiers NC areas offering exclusive mountain real estate and country club properties since 2003.

We recognize that there are many important aspects to consider in making a real estate choice. With that in mind, we listen closely to the needs and desires of each individual customer and work diligently to find the ideal mountain property or to sell your property as efficiently and effectively as possible. However, our job does not stop there.

Once you have made your real estate decisions, we are here to help you in any way that we can. It will be our pleasure to familiarize you with all aspects of the Highlands and Cashiers communities, including home, professional and personal services as well as activities, restaurants, health care and shopping. We will go the extra mile to ensure that your experience in the mountains exceeds your expectations.

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