A little about me

and why I love real estate

Thirty one years ago, Judy Michaud began her career in real estate in the sleepy hamlet of Highlands, North Carolina. She spent countless weeks, months and years honing her craft as one of the two top broker/agents in this bustling arena, working tirelessly for her clients at Signature Properties of Highlands. But deep inside, this willful desire was becoming the dream to have her own real estate firm. She wanted to lead a team of agents that would distinguish themselves by their commitment to the buyers and sellers of the unique properties that seem to abound in this beautiful mountain oasis.

Armed with experience, market savvy and her dream, Judy purchased Meadows Mountain Realty and began to assemble a team of professionals that are the elite core in the Highlands-Cashiers real estate marketplace. A team with one over-riding purpose….Help each client fulfill their dream; whether it’s to sell their home as quickly and effortlessly as possible or to purchase their dream home, second home or mountain get-away here in this mountain paradise. Each individual and their dream is of paramount importance to this illustrious team of professionals, from previewing each property that is listed with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Meadows Mountain Realty to contacting each client regularly to update them on current activities. This level of communication provides knowledge and knowledge is power in the ever-changing real estate marketplace. Each agent of this remarkable team is at work for you, knows this community and all its virtuous amenities and is techno-savvy, without losing the warm, personal touch so necessary to make the buying or selling of a home a tranquil, enjoyable experience.

In 2015, Judy decided to take her company and her team of expert agents to the next level by affiliating with one of the worlds most respected and trusted companies, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices. By choosing to work with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Meadows Mountain Realty, you know you will receive the highest levels of service and integrity available and you will be working with a market leader in the area.

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Our clients are awesome

and here is what they are saying

Highly likely to recommend

“I am an out-of-town real-estate investor who fell in love with Highlands, NC, two years ago. Faye Wurm helped me purchase my second investment property in Highlands. She is the epitome of professionalism and expertise in this most desirable town. Faye was responsive, communicative and detail-oriented, throughout the transaction. Faye is familiar with all the nooks and crannies, that is Highlands; that's exactly what I have been looking for in an agent. She is a well-seasoned real-estate agent who is familiar with the sales market, as well as the rental market in Highlands and the surrounding area. If you're looking for representation that is honest, receptive, accurate and efficient--Faye is the premier realtor and resident in Highlands, NC! Thank you, Faye!”

The epitome of professionalism!

Highly likely to recommend

“Mitzi Rauers was our buying agent during our search for the perfect mountain retreat in Highlands, NC. Mitzi is a pleasure to work with. Positivity, honesty and integrity are her strongest attributes. I would highly recommend her if you are interested in finding or listing a property in Highlands/Cashiers.”

Mitzi is a pleasure!

Highly likely to recommend

“Angie was great! She was very responsive when we first inquired about a property. She answered all our questions and if she didn't know the answer, she found out. We are from out of state so even after the sale she has been very helpful and responsive to additional questions about post closing issues, such as cable, electricity, etc. I feel like we have a friend that we can trust to refer us to other good people who can help as well, when needed.”

Angie is great!

Highly likely to recommend

“My husband and I bought a house from Betty; and several years later she sold a house for us. We have worked with many realtors; but I would rate Betty the best of them all. She listens and gives wise advise. She is very knowledgeable and helpful. We would highly recommend her.”

Betty is the best!

Highly likely to recommend

“Angie was very professional and knowledgeable. We had a few tricky issues with our closing that she was able to navigate through with ease. Whether buying or selling, would highly recommend for anyone looking to have a stress free transaction.”

Highly recommend Angie!

“Teresa is absolutely THE best! She listens to what you want, and works hard to deliver! She goes out of her way to help you with every little detail to make sure that your move is as smooth as possible.”
“Teresa is absolutely THE best! She listens to what you want, and works hard to deliver! She goes out of her way to help you with every little detail to make sure that your move is as smooth as possible.”

Highly likely to recommend

“Ginger and Tricia were extremely helpful, knowledgeable and hard working!”

Highlands, North Carolina

Highly likely to recommend

“I just closed my most recent purchase in Highlands, NC with Judy Michaud as my agent. I have used Judy over the past four years exclusively, and would not trust anyone else with my real estate needs. She has helped me purchase and sell real estate in Highlands. She knows the properties in Highlands inside and out. She worked tirelessly to identify properties that would meet my criteria. She was available to show properties to me at any time. I have never worked with an agent that works as hard as Judy. When I sold my home she represented me in the most professional way, bringing me top dollar for my home. She then found me my dream home and negotiated a fair price with the sellers. I have since bought two investment properties using Judy, and she negotiated a fair price on those properties as well. She continues to help me after the sale as I am renovating my most recent property, and she leads me in the right direction with contractor choices and ideas for the renovation for the home. I have and will continue to recommend Judy to anyone wanting to purchase or sell a home in Highlands.”

Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Highly likely to recommend

“My husband and I had very specific requests and Mitzi was not only incredibly patient by showing us numerous houses, she also conducted "behind the scenes" research to see if the online property description actually met our needs. Her efforts saved us so much time during our quick weekend house-hunting trips to Highlands. There was never a doubt that she had our best interest at heart, and she helped us find an amazing rental property for our investment portfolio. Over the years, we have purchased numerous homes, both primary and investment, and Mitzi is the most caring, professional and honest agent we have ever worked with.”

Beaufort, South Carolina