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Rich Cooke specializes primarily in Western North Carolina real estate, including the cities of Hendersonville, Laurel Park, Etowah, Horse Shoe, Mills River, Flat Rock, Lake Lure, Asheville, Tryon and Saluda.
The Environmental and Conservation Organization (ECO) will be holding its annual Earth Stewardship Day in Hendersonville on Saturday, April 28, 2012.  ECO held past Earth Stewardship Days at the Blue Ridge Community College.  However, this year, they are doing something a little different.  Inste...
Spring is in the air.  It's time to open the windows, let the sunshine in and get to work on your spring cleaning.  Do you have extra stuff just laying around your Hendersonville home that you have no use for?  How about selling it at one of the biggest yard sales in the county?  On Saturday, May...
This Sunday, April 8th, is Easter Sunday.  But the Easter Bunny will be visiting the Hendersonville area early.  From 12pm to 2pm on Saturday, April 7, 2012, the Henderson County Parks and Recreation Department will be sponsoring the Asheville Easter Egg Hunt at Jackson Park.  In addition to the ...
If you sold your Hendersonville home via a short sale, you are probably aware of the term "debt forgiveness".  This is when a lender "forgives" a portion of what you owe on your home so you can sell it for less.  While the lender may "forgive" this debt, Uncle Sam does not.  In terms of taxes, an...
The Hendersonville City Council needs a citizen volunteer for its Hendersonville Board of Adjustment.  The City believes that the best way to make living in the community better for everyone is to have its residents be an integral part of its daily operations.  Volunteering for one of its boards ...
With the rocky economy of the past few years, more Hendersonville homeowners have opted to stay in their homes for a little while rather than sell right away.  However, they may still need to make some modifications to their properties as their needs change.  Remodeling has fast become a hot comm...
One of the things I love most about living in Western North Carolina is the amazingly beautiful scenery we get to enjoy every day.  A nice drive on a Saturday afternoon lets you see this natural beauty up close.  This is especially true if you're a motorcycle enthusiast.  That's why the police an...
On Wednesday, February 8, 2012, the City of Hendersonville NC officially unveiled two new electric vehicle charging stations at a ribbon-cutting ceremony.  In an effort to reduce America's reliance on foreign oil as well as maintaining the natural beauty that Western North Carolina offers, the Ci...
The City of Hendersonville NC released a fantastic video recently highlighting what makes Hendersonville so great.  I wanted to share it with you so that you can get a glimpse of our beautiful community as well as the wonderful people who inhabit it.  City of Hendersonville, NC from City of Hende...
They say that the kitchen is the heart of a home.  It's also one of the biggest selling points in Western North Carolina real estate.  If you're thinking about selling your home soon, you may want to give your kitchen a facelift.  You don't have to break your piggy bank to make an impression.  Th...

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