Visit the NC Blue Ridge Mountains with Judy & Allan Wagner

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Real Estate Agent - NextHome Mountain Realty
Tidbits, advice and listings from the High Country of North Carolina's Blue Ridge Mountains, covering Boone, Blowing Rock, Linville, Banner Elk, Fleetwood, Jefferson & Foscoe.
Have you ever told a seller, "If I can't get them inside, I can't sell this home." We have! Often it's lack of CURB APPEAL that is the culprit! Though I am no expert, I have helped a lot of folks to improve their curb appeal and most have resulted in sold homes, or happy owners. Some 20 years ago...
REMODELED Cozy 3 Bedroom 2 Bath LOG CABIN with Lane's End Privacy. SUPER LOCATION. Close to everything but offers a country feel. Natural easy care landscapes, Laurels-Hydrangeas-Maples-Oaks & more. Compact yard is super easy to maintain. REMODELED Baker's Dream KITCHEN: New STAINLESS ENERGY STA...
Though I'd love to hold a Home Buying Workshop or seminar, I panic at the thought of planning one. I have no idea of where to start. Pick a date, schedule a room...that's the easy part. But to offer the content that will get potential home buyers out of their home and into my seminar room... I Wo...
WORST PROPERTY PICTURE by A REALTOR® CONTEST! My sis is moving to Port St. Lucie, FL. For fun I was searching for homes in that area and came across this listing. It occurred to me that some realtors need LOTS of help in taking photos of homes. Some don't have an "eye" and some just do not care e...
I have a few ideas but would love to hear how you are moving lots in developments. Here, in the area we refer to as The High Country, in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Northwest North Carolina, we have over 2,141 lots in our MLS. We are a three county MLS with about 900 or so Realtors. That's a lot ...
Okay, I give. I need to buy a new camera. I am adding virtual tours (using my still shots) to all of our listings.  The sellers love it. And we know that half of what we do is to keep the seller happy. Allan & I are pretty decent "picture takers" (notice I did not say photographers). As a former ...
I love appraisers and feel badly for them in this changing time, but the banks need to be on the same page with them, and appraisals need more consistency. Here are a couple of the many reasons why I say this: So... last month we FINALLY closed on a cabin (by the grace of God and my husbands supe...
Hope everyone is doing well in the snow storm of 2011. Below is an article that a Realtor friend sent today that you may find both helpful and interesting. Author is unknown to me. Have a happy and prosperous new year. Tricks and Traps Foreclosure Buyers Need to Know When you're buying a foreclos...
Great Website for Retiree Tax Information. This link will take you to the benefits of retiring in North Carolina (Tax wise) and then you may investigate other states as well. May I invite you to come and stay.....
I have known about WALK SCORE for a while. Being Green and all that. But I just discovered today that we can add that score and a MAP with local amenities to our listings and on our websites. Yay! Also, if you see that something (restaurant, grocery etc) of value is not on this walk score map the...

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