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August continues to power busy summer real estate season

Local Realtors sold more homes last month than all but one other month in the past 14 years; August of last year. The activity occurred as interest rates continued to fall ...
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Summer scenes in the High Country

Summer is slowing beginning to fade in the High Country, as temperatures begin to dip in the evenings. It's been a warm summer with countless gorgeous scenes in the four-county area. ...
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Land sales spike in July

Local Realtors sold 54 land tracts worth a combined $10.25 million, the highest value recorded in a month in at least nine years. One listing accounted for almost half that value. ...
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Home sales up 10 percent compared to last year

In the first half of the year, High Country Realtors sold 1,091 residential and multi-family homes worth $326.55 million, according to the High Country Multiple Listing Service (MLS). It records Realtor ...
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HCAR welcomes new members and offices in July

The High Country Association of Realtors (HCAR) represents real estate professionals active within Alleghany, Ashe, Avery and Watauga counties. Its membership is continually expanding, both with individual Realtors and new Realtor ...
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High Country real estate shifting to a sellers’ market

The area’s housing market in May continued its shift to the benefit of sellers as the busy summer selling season got off to a strong start, according to the High Country ...
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Stable real estate sales growth in the High Country

Home sales in the NC High Country remained strong in April and outpaced activity a year ago, according to the latest real estate report by the High Country Association of Realtors. ...
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HCAR welcomes new members and offices

The High Country Association of Realtors (HCAR) represents real estate professionals active within Alleghany, Ashe, Avery and Watauga counties. Its membership is continually expanding, both with individual Realtors and new Realtor ...
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1st quarter sales up for 9th consecutive year

The local real estate market continues to do brisk business, as sales in the first quarter of 2019 increased for the ninth consecutive year, according to the monthly real estate report ...
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K9s dressed to the nines

The High Country Association of Realtors (HCAR) recently worked with members of the 2017 Watauga County Leadership Academy class to buy new uniforms for the Watauga County Sheriff’s Office K9s. The ...
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