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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.
Are you looking for some family-friendly Halloween fun in Hendersonville?  Since Halloween falls on a Monday this year, Hendersonville and the surrounding communities are beginning the celebrating early.  So, there's plenty of things for you and your family to enjoy beginning on the Saturday befo...
The warm summer days are behind us.  Western North Carolina in the fall is absoutely breath-taking.  Soon, however, the leaves will fall from the trees and the cold reality of winter will set in.  With the price of natural gas and propane going up, it is important to cut costs as well as energy l...
Here in Western North Carolina, we love nature, we love apples (the North Carolina Apple Festival was just a few days ago, in fact) and we love art of all kinds.  So, I'm happy to let you know that you'll have the opportunity to start loving the arts in Asheville over the next couple of weekends ...
As you may be aware of, the threat of identity theft can be a big and expensive problem.  If you throw out your old bank and credit card statements without ripping them to unrecognizable shreds, it's like throwing out an invitation for identity thieves to steal your information.  Make sure your d...
Yep, folks.  It's that time of year again.  The 2011 North Carolina Apple Festival is almost here!  Held every Labor Day weekend in Hendersonville, the North Carolina Apple Festival has been entertaining families for more than 60 years now.  This year, it will be held from Friday, September 2nd t...
Officials in the City of Hendersonville, much like other cities across the nation, have encouraged water conservation to help combat dry weather conditions.  Even little changes can help.  The following are the top five water conservation tips for Hendersonville residents to do their part in usin...
Not to be outdone by the award-winning Asheville recycling program, the City has made recycling in Hendersonville even easier.  As of July 4, 2011, the City has begun picking up recycling bins on the same day as the regular trash collection for Hendersonville residents.  If you are unsure as to w...
Western North Carolina is very proud of its rich history.  This is evident in the loving way we have preserved the best of our past in cities all around the area.  Hendersonville is no exception.  Hendersonville's Main Street houses several historic buildings as well as antique shops and boutique...
The housing market across the country has undergone a tremendous change over the last several years.  Hendersonville homeowners are looking at ways they can improve or update their home to get the most return on their investment when it comes time to sell it.  According to recent reports, the bes...
The summer (between Memorial Day and Labor Day) is the busiest season for moving.  The kids are out of school, the weather's good and summer vacations are in full effect.  Sometimes, you can't do the moving from your Hendersonville home all by yourself and need to hire a professional.  Unfortunat...

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