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2011 

You might have heard about the winter weather mix that's hit the southeast and Murphy, NC has seen 10-12 inches within the last 12 hours. So you might be wondering "Is everyone in Murphy, NC working from home today?" Well we can't speak for all of Murphy, NC, but we're not taking any chances out ...
01/10/2011
Hey, this house looks like a Pig Sty!  Hey, this house looks like a pig sty! Well, that’s what my clients said when they saw this home.  This was their “pet” in his room and then “Pork Chop” and his owners gave us the grand tour around the house. Some days you just never know what you’ll run into...
01/09/2011
One more great thing about living here in Murphy, NC is the opportunity to take one of the John C. Campbell Folk School’s unique classes through Scholarship Opportunities for Local Residents.  * Each person may only claim a scholarship one time every 12 months. * Tuition is FREE, but each studen...
01/08/2011
A Cherokee Legend: How the Deer Got His Horns In the beginning the Deer had no horns, but his head was smooth just like a doe's. He was a great runner and the Rabbit was a great jumper, and the animals were all curious to know which could go farther in the same time. They talked about it a good d...
01/07/2011
Waiting till Spring to List Your Murphy, NC Home? Spring is a crucial time of the year for real estate sales here in Murphy, NC and buyers are searching NOW for their new home or land in our beautiful North Carolina, Georgia and Tennessee mountains. Don’t wait until Spring to list your home! For ...
01/06/2011
Murphy, NC offers you the great small town atmosphere, breathtaking surroundings and most every convenience you'd need. One of our favorites is a wonderful co-op for natural foods and fresh organic produce. Once a month we order for some of the best prices on organic produce, farm fresh eggs and ...
01/05/2011
Our first work week here in Murphy, NC for 2011 is already starting out great! It's only Tuesday and we've already written three Offer To Purchase contracts for our Clients. The inventory of homes is falling and interest rates are starting to creep up.  Many of the best buys out there are already...
01/04/2011
Here is the Murphy, NC Market Snapshot for December 2010.  We’ve also included the previous month’s stats for comparison.  If you’re looking to purchase a home or land in Murphy, NC and start enjoying Mountain Living then please contact Lee & Carol Barbour at www.LeeAndCarol.com and we’ll get sta...
01/03/2011
Just incase you missed the world famous Possum Drop out at Clay’s Corner in Brasstown, NC, just sit back for a spell and watch all the fun you missed… CBS Sunday Morning was there to share with their viewers and came appropriately dressed for the spectacular event. The weather held out for the 1...
01/02/2011
Welcome to 2011!!! After you spent last night celebrating the end of 2010 and the coming in of another new year, today celebrate with us as many do in the South with some Hoppin’ John. Murphy, NC had a white Christmas with 12 inches of snow and now New Year’s Day has been filled with non-stop ra...
01/01/2011
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Lee and Carol Barbour - The Mountain Living Team are Realtors in the Murphy, NC mountains and live, play and sell real estate in Murphy and Hayesville NC and Hiawassee, Blairsville and Blue Ridge GA and Copperhill TN. Follow our blog to see the scenery, outdoor activities, homes, land and mountain lifestyle we love!