Recent News

Another month of record home sales

REALTORS® sold 434 homes worth $171.41 million last month, eclipsing the then-record 370 homes sold in July. In that three-month time span - July to September - REALTORS® sold more homes ...
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Record surge in home sales continues

July was by far the busiest month for local homes sales in more than 15 years. August almost surpassed it. REALTORS® continued to sell homes at a record pace last month ...
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Real estate activity hits record highs in July

Local REALTORS® sold more than 360 homes in July, a 72 percent increase over July 2019, and recorded a 15-year high for listings sold within a month by members of the ...
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Area home sales strong in June

The High Country real estate market recorded its busiest month since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic in June as pent up demand powered local home sales throughout the four-county area. ...
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Regional real estate activity steady in May

Regional homes sales were down almost 40 percent in May compared to a year ago, but were higher than in April as High Country REALTORS™ continued adapting to serving their clients ...
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REALTORS applaud Watauga Commissioners, NC Governor

The High Country Association of REALTORS® endorsed Wednesday the recent unanimous decision by the Watauga County Board of Commissioners to align with N.C. Gov. Roy Cooper’s proposed plan on easing COVID-19 ...
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HCAR statement to the Boone Town Council

The High Country Association of REALTORS® released a statement May 12 addressed to the Boone Town Council. It encouraged Council members to vote against the proposed indefinite extension of a mandatory 14-day ...
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Economic impact of a typical home sale in NC

North Carolina
The real estate industry accounted for $90.5 billion or 15.4% of the gross state product in 2019. The total economic impact, per home sold, was $75,312. This is according to economic ...
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Home sales slow during month of stay-at-home rules

Regional home sales declined in April, as both buyers and sellers coped with the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. REALTORS® remained at work throughout the month albeit under extraordinary conditions, according to the ...
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Guidance for Fair Housing Compliance during COVID-19 Pandemic

During the COVID-19 pandemic, REALTORS® continue to play an important role in assisting people to find homes. On March 4, NAR published Coronavirus: A Guide for REALTORS®, which is continually updated ...
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