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Update on Phase One opening in Watauga County

Clarity was offered Wednesday for Watauga County businesses and residents as both North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper and the Watauga County Board of Commissioners took steps to define how Phase One ...
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Protect your investment in your home

The impact of COVID-19 was swift and unexpected, leaving many people in a financial emergency. If you are a homeowner who is struggling or unable to meet your loan obligations, work ...
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Clear Cooperation is coming May 1

Clear Cooperation is a new National Association of Realtors® (NAR) policy that will affect every MLS participant and subscriber. This mandatory policy requires entry of a listing in the MLS within ...
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HCAR hires new association executive

After a year-long search, the High Country Association of REALTORS® has selected a new association executive to help manage the organization supporting real estate professionals in the four-county area. Duncan Martin ...
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March real estate sales remained strong during pandemic

In March, REALTORS® sold 176 homes worth $51.98 million, according to the High Country Multiple Listing Service (MLS). It records all transactions by REALTORS® operating in Alleghany, Ashe, Avery and Watauga ...
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REALTOR® activity remains ‘essential service’ in NC

The High Country Association of REALTORS® and its members continue to operate - at restricted levels - during the COVID-19 pandemic. As they work, REALTORS® are taking proactive steps to ensure ...
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Real estate activity up 20 percent from last year

Realtor home sales were up 20 percent through the first two months of 2020, according to the latest real estate report from the High Country Association of Realtors. Sales remain strong ...
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Area Realtors awarding four college scholarships

Applications are now being accepted for the 2020 High Country Association of Realtors (HCAR) scholarship program. Four scholarships are available to college-bound high school seniors based on demonstrated academic aspiration and ...
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Realtors report strong start to 2020 home sales

The new year started with brisk sales for local Realtors, as home purchases in January were up 27 percent compared to a year ago. That’s according to the latest real estate ...
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Number of homes sold up 11 percent in 2019

Home buyers could not get enough of the High Country market in 2019, according to the year-end real estate report by the High Country Association of Realtors. Realtors set a new ...
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