Oct. 29, 2012. The High Country real estate market is on pace for its best sales year since 2008, with September the second busiest month for sales in three years. There were 126 realtor-assisted sales in September, according to the High Country Multiple Listing Service (MLS).
Sept. 18, 2012. There were 133 realtor-assisted sales last month, the most since 133 were sold in August 2009. The total value was $31.4 million, the second straight month sales have surpassed $30 million.
July 31, 2012. Though the High Country – Ashe, Avery and Watauga counties – has experienced nearly 250 foreclosure filings this year, the percentage of local foreclosure filings has actually dropped 17 percent during the same period last year – from January through June.
BY JESSE WOOD