Recent News

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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2019 home sales already top 2018

With one month remaining in 2019 local Realtors have already sold more homes than in all of 2018, according to the latest real estate report by the High Country Association of ...
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Home sales for the year peak in October

The busy summer selling season has yet to end for local Realtors, with sales in October at a 14-month high. It was the third consecutive month of near-record sales for members ...
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Peak leaf season didn't disappoint

The final weekend of October proved to be the perfect time to take in the beauty of a High Country autumn. The annual changing of the leaves began more than a ...
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