Kate Wheeler's (countryhomesnc) Blog

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Real Estate Agent - Country Homes and Land Murphy NC Realtor
RECENT BLOG POSTS
     Despite the unusually cold and snowy start to the year, 2010's home sales in Murphy, North Carolina are keeping pace with last year's numbers.  Record setting cold weather all the way to southern Florida did not deter bargain-seeking buyers from heading to the mountains of Cherokee County to...
03/04/2010
You can't see it, hear it, taste it or smell it.  But radon gas kills more people every year than drunk driving.  According to the US Surgeon General, radon is the second leading cause of lung cancer in the country, ranking just below smoking.  And it's found in varying levels everywhere in the U...
03/04/2010
                        If you're looking for a gracious mountain home with classic style come see this 3 bedroom 2 bath home at 400 Beaver Ridge in Murphy, North Carolina.  Located near the Cherokee Hills Golf Course, it is in perfect condition, ready to move in and enjoy the mountain lifestyle....
02/28/2010
                It's 3 PM on February 21.  The temperature is a balmy 64 degrees.  Warm sun is bathing away grimy patches of snow left on the far mountaintops in Murphy, North Carolina today.  The grill is dusted off, ready for the steaks thawing in the kitchen.  I've already ventured out into th...
02/26/2010
Vancouver may have the Winter Olympic games, but in the mountains near Murphy, North Carolina there's a sporting event you won't find on NBC.  The annual Glacier Breaker Slalom Race was held last Saturday on the Nantahala River.       Summertime rafting on the Nantahala is all about families and ...
02/24/2010
      Last year in mid-February here in Murphy, North Carolina I wrote a blog about seeing my first daffodil of the season.  Today, the headline on my Yahoo home page says that 49 of our 50 states have show on the ground somewhere.  Let's face it, they could hold the Winter Olympics in Washington...
02/14/2010
   There may be snow flurries in the air but for the Business Women of Cherokee County, it's time to think SUMMER.  Planning is already underway for the group's big event in Murphy, North Carolina - the 4th of July Hometown Celebration and parade.    President Jamie Keener announced at the annual...
02/12/2010
Two fireplaces for the cool mountain nights, a noisy creek nearby for those lazy summer afternoons on the porch - this 2 bedroom, 2 bath mountain chalet in Murphy, North Carolina is made for year-round living. Three finished levels offer plenty of space for your family or guests.  From the sunny...
02/09/2010
"These are difficult times for everyone and especially those who own a business.  It's important that we support each other, whether it's a shoulder to lean on, an ear to listen or just providing information on new marketing techniques." These comments by Vice-President Bonnie DuPree introduced t...
02/09/2010
January, 2010 home sales results are in for Murphy, North Carolina and Cherokee County and the low prices and historically low interest rates continue to entice buyers to make the move to our mountains.  Tax credits of up to $8,000 for first-time buyers and $6,500 for repeat buyers are still avai...
02/02/2010