Benjamin Vanhook's (franklinrealtor) Blog

Real Estate Agent - Mountain Pro Real Estate
Here is my first REO Property from GMAC.  Here is the listing description: Lovely Home on large lot located in Iotla Valley. Mountain Views without the steep terrain. House features Hardwood floors in living and dining area. Spacious Kitchen with lots of counterspace and Breakfast Bar. 3 bedrooms...
I was delighted to find I would be receiving HUD foreclosure listings for WNC.  I have just received my first HUD listing.  It is a cute 2 Bedroom - 2 Bath home close to both Murphy, North Carolina and Tennessee.  Home has a finished basement, level yard, and storage building.  Home qualifies for...
Everyone has a preference of where they want to go and what they want to do.  Young Adults want adventure, excitement, and an up beat lifestyle.  Middle aged couples need a medium pace with nice restaurants and social entertainment.  Seniors want the slow relaxed pace with relaxation and quite ev...
In reading the latest investment strategies published by many of the Top Investment firms. The only thing I find in common that every firm agrees on; is its time to find investments to Hedge again the dollar and euro.  Everyone agrees that inflation is almost inevitable. To hedge against inflatio...
Now is a better time than ever to invest in Mountain Lots in North Carolina.  Mountain View Lots, Lake View Lots, River View Lots, Golf Course Lots, and Easy Building Lots can be bought for literally a penny on the dollar.  Lots in communities with amenities such as clubhouse, pool, golf course, ...
If your looking to buy a lot in a sub division in the Mountains of North Carolina, Georgia, Tennessee, or Virginia there are several factors to consider.  Yes there are over 1 million lots on the market and some lots can be bought for under $10k; but before buying one you better look to see what ...
Over the past 3 years it has been apparent that large acreage is not selling..... anywhere!  From 2000 to 2007 raw land prices went through the roof.  Buyers and Sellers alike contributed to this.  Buyers were willing to pay anything to get their hands on a tract of land and sellers kept raising ...
As we move into the fourth quarter of 2011 there have been good news days and bad news days.  Recently the good news day came with the release home prices had moved up for the fourth straigh month.... The bad news (Or Good News if Your buying) is interest rates continue to go down and this may pr...
In my part of the World, the Mountains of Western North Carolina we has a community and Real Estate/Building company are very blessed to be able to offer low income families and very low income families the ability to build new homes on their land or family land with a Government assisted USDA lo...

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