Franklin, NC Real Estate News

By June Tassillo, Let me help you with the next phase of your life!
(Owner/Broker RE/MAX Elite Realty)
The Little Tennessee River & Greenway | Macon County Franklin NC The Greenway is a public/private collaboration between Macon County, the Town of Franklin, North Carolina Parks & Recreation Trust Fund, NC Clean Water Trust fund, Friends of the Greenway, many citizens and organizations in Macon County. Volunteers have always been a key to its success and many other wonderful  assets in Franklin, NC Caring people turning out to construct Wesley's Playground at Big Bear Park, building picnic tables and trash surrounds, benches to sit a spell along the way, supporting fund raising events, and contributing hours upon hours of work for the planning, development and management of the park.  It something that everyone can enjoy for many years to come.  There is nearly five miles in The Greenway...
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By June Tassillo, Let me help you with the next phase of your life!
(Owner/Broker RE/MAX Elite Realty)
Foreclosure Land - Just Sold in Macon County Franklin, NC  All I can say is WOW what a deal a buyer got purchasing Cliff View Subdivision in Franklin, NC.  Yes this was a foreclosure sale in Macon County and it is sad but I hope to see this subdivision carry on.  There was 19 lots left with some of the most awesome Mountain Views in Western North Carolina, underground utilities, and roads were put in.  Cliff View Subdivision is just off Hwy.441 south of the quaint town of Franklin on Tessentee Rd. 
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By June Tassillo, Let me help you with the next phase of your life!
(Owner/Broker RE/MAX Elite Realty)
Franklin's Food & Wine Festival  (FREE EVENT)Saturday, July 9th - 1 PM to 9 PMAt the Whistle Stop Mall  Hwy.441 South Franklin, NCVendors will highlight the regions best culinary creations! Live Music & Cooking Demonstrations!! Samples will range from FREE to $3 each. Don't miss out on partaking in this once a year event....your palate will thank you!Who will be there?All Franklin, NC  local -BreweriesVineyardsBakeriesRestaurantsBBQCaterersCreameriesConfectionariesSpicesChocolatiersLocally grown here in Franklin, NC ~  produce, meats, fish, etc.Want to particpate?Vendors can contact Crystal Turner at 828-369-8660 or Crystal@NewMountainBusiness.comWant to be a SPONSOR?? (Get in Fast, time is running out!!) (Table Fees & participation requirements determined by type of business. Call us t...
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By June Tassillo, Let me help you with the next phase of your life!
(Owner/Broker RE/MAX Elite Realty)
Five Steps to prepare to buy a home - Macon County Franklin, NC Homes for Sale You been picking up the Real Estate Guide, looking at all the homes available for sale.  Driving in and around some of the neighborhoods in Franklin, NC.  Letting your family & friends know that your thinking about buying a home.   By now your getting excited and everyone is telling you what to do and to use this certain Realtor because its their sister or brother and they could really use the money because they are only working part time.  You have contacted 3 or 4 Realtors until you found one that will go show you houses without preparing or really explaining how the process works. Take the days off from work and let someone write up an offer on a home that you want to buy and they finally ask you for your ...
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By June Tassillo, Let me help you with the next phase of your life!
(Owner/Broker RE/MAX Elite Realty)
  Relay For Life June 3, 2011 Macon County Franklin, NC I think that it is really important to give back in some way and I think Relay for Life is a great way to do it! We were really concerned last year about meeting our goal and we did ok but not as well as other years past here in Franklin, NC.  I am more concerned this year because of the economy is even worse but I am staying optimistic and just do the best we can do.  As far as our little quaint town of Franklin, NC go's per ca pita we have constantly raised the most money. I think that is amazing!  I am also selling the luminaries. If you want to donate or participate please contact me.  I will be selling them up until Friday night when we will light all the candles.  The Franklin Board of Realtors will be there at 5:00am and the...
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By June Tassillo, Let me help you with the next phase of your life!
(Owner/Broker RE/MAX Elite Realty)
Normal Climate in Macon County Franklin, NC & Geographic Information.   Geography Info. Macon County Franklin, NC is located in southwestern North Carolina, about 65 miles west of Asheville, NC and 130 miles north of Atlanta, GA. The county land area is 516 sq. miles and the population is 33,756. Franklin, the county seat, lies near the center of the county at an elevation of 2,110 feet with a population of 3,490. Highlands is the other major town in the county with a population of 1,100 year round residents and is the highest incorporated town(4,118 feet) east of the Mississippi River. Major highways run north - south (Hwy. 441) in the Little Tennessee River Basin and east - west (Hwy. 64) across mountain ranges.   Climate for Macon County NC. Climate of the region is classified as mar...
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By June Tassillo, Let me help you with the next phase of your life!
(Owner/Broker RE/MAX Elite Realty)
  Just Sold in Rolling Acres Adult Park Franklin, NC Yes the land went with this property in Rolling Acres Adult Park in Macon County. My second home buyers JD & Bev are going to enjoy this 2 bedroom 2 bath home. Open floor plan and a split bedroom. Also a nice size screened in porch to realx & take in the fresh air here in mountains. Has easy park entry and the conveniences of the quaint Town of Franklin NC close by. All this and Home Warranty for 1 year. My buyers really won on this purchase!  
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By June Tassillo, Let me help you with the next phase of your life!
(Owner/Broker RE/MAX Elite Realty)
 Franklin NC scenery in Macon County   Just driving around in the country side of Franklin, NC can be relaxing and calming to me. Most of us are in a hurry to go to work or run an errand when we are in our vehicles. It's nice sometime to take a different way to work and take in the beauty of Mother Nature. Macon County North Carolina has some of the most beautiful scenery's in the East. The Great Smoky Mountains just took my breath away the first time I came up here from Fl 22 years ago on our honeymoon. Who knew just a few years later we would buy property and move here.  I love the four seasons and winter time is not as bad as up north NY where I am from. Thought you would enjoy a few photo's I took this week. Have a wonderful day where ever you are and stop and enjoy your area.  
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By June Tassillo, Let me help you with the next phase of your life!
(Owner/Broker RE/MAX Elite Realty)
Pickin on the Square ~ Franklin, NC Downtown Gazebo Every Saturday night Franklin, NC has a Free Event called Pickin on the Square right in the middle of downtown at the Gazebo.  The only vendors allowed is food.  It's amazing the amount of people that come out to listen to the live free music all summer long through October.  Sometimes they have cloggers/dancers perform too. The Main program starts at 7:00 pm but the fun starts at 6:00 with Open Mike. Don't forget to bring your lawn chair. Date: May 28, 2011 When: 7 pm Where: Franklin's Downtown Gazebo The Band Sundown will be performing.  (Oldies, Motown, Eagles, etc.)   June 4th Tugelo Holler (Fantastic Bluegrass) Dancers to be announced June 11th Chris Miller and Friends from Nashville June 18th No Pickin’- Time given for the Taste ...
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By June Tassillo, Let me help you with the next phase of your life!
(Owner/Broker RE/MAX Elite Realty)
Land Trust For The Little Tennessee ~ Macon County Franklin, NC LTLT helps to conserve the landscape of the upper Little Tennessee and Hiwassee River valleys by protecting private lands from inappropriate development.   They do this by working with private landowners to place conservation easements on their property, by accepting gifts of land, and by purchasing at-risk properties. As of September 2009, LTLT has protected 3564 acres through conservation easements (see Easement Examples), and another 1278 acres through acquisition (see LTLT Properties).  LTLT also played an important role in the State of North Carolina's acquisition of the Needmore Tract The Land Trust for the Little Tennessee  is a community-based nonprofit which, since 1999, has been a key for the protection of more th...
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By June Tassillo, Let me help you with the next phase of your life!
(Owner/Broker RE/MAX Elite Realty)
3rd Annual Ruby Ride & Run Franklin, NC to help stop Hunger in Macon County NC Franklin Daybreak Rotary is hosting the 3rd Annual Rube Ride to Benefit "STOP HUNGER NOW" in Franklin, North Carolina on Saturday, May 21, 2011.  What a great way to have some fun and raise money for a good cause.  Franklin, NC has big hearts and events like these are big in our quaint little town of Franklin, NC!  The Great Smoky Mountains scenic backdrop make Franklin, NC one of the most rewarding, beautiful and challenging cycling or run areas in the country.   The Ruby Ride is intended to suite all levels of cyclists. The ride consists of rolling country roads and testy hill climbs to challenge all  riders.  Date: May 21, 2011 When: 8:30 am & 9:00 am Where: Tassee Park and Franklin High School 5K & 10K R...
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By June Tassillo, Let me help you with the next phase of your life!
(Owner/Broker RE/MAX Elite Realty)
Schools in Macon County Franklin, NC  There are times when I get asked what are the Schools like in Franklin, NC and I have to be careful how I answer this question as a Realtor.  Realtors are not allowed to say whether a school is good or bad.  But I can point them in a direction that they can find out.   I have the phone numbers for all the schools in Macon County & the website handy in today's world so that I can quickly tell them to call this number or go to this website.  Macon County Schools Our Schools in Macon County Franklin, NC  All Schools are accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. Macon County Schools follow the North Carolina Standard Course of Study in all grade levels. This ensures rigorous student academic performance standards that are uniform a...
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By June Tassillo, Let me help you with the next phase of your life!
(Owner/Broker RE/MAX Elite Realty)
Welcome to Franklin, NC - Here are several Day trip to enjoy in the Western NC Mountains Day Trips near Franklin, NC that are a must not miss: Canoeing, Tubing And White Water Rafting Great Smoky Mountain National Park Blue Ridge Parkway Cherokee Indian Reservation And Harrah's Casino - Cherokee, NC The Biltmore Estate - Asheville, NC Great Smoky Mountains Railroad - Dillsboro, NC is located just 15 miles from Franklin on 441 North Unto These Hills Outdoor Drama - Cherokee, NC Oconaluftee Indian Village - Cherokee, NC There is a lot to see and do in while visiting Franklin, NC and the surrounding areas of Western NC.  One of my favorite things to do is to ride the Blue Ridge Parkway on our motor cycles.   I happen to ride the Great Smoky Mountain Railroad about a month ago for the first...
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By June Tassillo, Let me help you with the next phase of your life!
(Owner/Broker RE/MAX Elite Realty)
June Tassillo in Franklin, NC will NOW be at RE/MAX Elite Realty It took me over 6 months to make this huge decision to take a Leap of Faith and join RE/MAX Elite Realty here in Franklin, NC.  I am so excited but at the same time a little scared. I believe I picked the right place for me.  I can't wait to see where this journey will take me.  It is sad where I am leaving because that is where I started my career in Real Estate.  I was given this opportunity to join one of the most successful companies in the industry, now I am in for some big changes and I love a good challenge.  So, RE/MAX ELITE in Franklin, NC here I come! So here is my change of address:  674 Highlands Rd. Franklin, NC 28734  Office Phone:(828) 349-4600 this is part of the May 31 day challenge. 
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By June Tassillo, Let me help you with the next phase of your life!
(Owner/Broker RE/MAX Elite Realty)
Franklin, North Carolina Market Report ~ Homes for Sale Hi everyone, I thought I would give you a market update for the Franklin, NC area as of May 10, 2011.  There is currently 785 properties for sale in the Macon County area and some surrounding areas.  I will start with the lowest property being offered at $8,500.  It is a single wide mobile home on a rented lot in the Carolina Hilands Park just off the Highlands road in Franklin, NC.  Want to see more picture's?  GO HERE Turnkey Fleetwood Dream Park Model Manufactured home on RENTED Lot in a 55+ Adult community in Franklin, NC. One of the larger rented lots, this home is well suited for seasonal or full time owners. Also well suited as a rental. The heat and stove/oven is propane; no propane tank installed. Monthly rental of lot is ...
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By June Tassillo, Let me help you with the next phase of your life!
(Owner/Broker RE/MAX Elite Realty)
Clarks Chapel Volunteer Fire Department Annual Fund Raiser Franklin, NC Saturday, May 14, 2011 - 11:00am to 8:00pm It's that time of the year once again to come on out and support our local Clarks Chapel Community Fire Department in Franklin, NC.  This is their 38th Annual Celebrations and Fund Raiser!  The Clarks Chapel Fire & Rescue Department serves over 2,500 homes and business in our area district.  They now have two stations that are in the service.  The second station on Middle Skeenah Road expands their district to cover more homes for Insurance purposes which in turn lowers your home or business's cost of Insurance.  The Insurance rating of the Fire Dept. is now "rated a 6"   If you live in the Clarks Chapel area, be sure you getting a credit rating of 6 for you home or busine...
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By June Tassillo, Let me help you with the next phase of your life!
(Owner/Broker RE/MAX Elite Realty)
Hiland Park Franklin, NC is having a Parade of Home's for sale.  YOU are invited! Thats right Everyone is invited to the 1st. Ever Parade of Home's for sale in Hiland Park Adult Community in Franklin NC. MAY 21ST, 2011 starts at 11:00am & ends at 1:00pm  Be sure to mark your calendars and tell your family and friends.  "Must be 55+ to live in Hiland Park"  I will have 5 homes for sale for in the Parade of Home's in Hiland Park Franklin, NC for you to view and purchase one if you would like to join one of the many retired folks here in the mountains.  Hiland Park can be your next address.  Hiland Park is one of the nicest kept retirement adult parks in Franklin, NC.  Yards are well manicured, some lots have mountain views and some are private tucked away on its own acreage. A couple of ...
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By June Tassillo, Let me help you with the next phase of your life!
(Owner/Broker RE/MAX Elite Realty)
    The Franklin Press in Macon County Franklin, NC Read all about it!  Franklin NC is a very small town compared to some of the larger cities in NC.  Keeping that in mind I wanted to tell you all little bit about our local News Paper here in Franklin, NC.  It is Macon County's oldest business established in 1886 created by T.J. Christy of Athens Ga., stayed for a short period and sold out to W.A. Curtis. It's a very small paper that only comes out twice a week and only has a circulations of about 9,700 in Macon County and they have some home owners that subscribe from out of town, not surprising due to our high rate of second homes here in Franklin, NC.  Here are a couple of sections I bet your town don't have. Rants & Raves.  It is so funny!  People write in and Rant about anything th...
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By June Tassillo, Let me help you with the next phase of your life!
(Owner/Broker RE/MAX Elite Realty)
I think I am car sick and have to go home. Franklin, NC has some twisty roads & higher elevations. I have a client drove into Franklin, NC yesterday morning to look at homes for one day and I am sending him over the mountain today to Murphy, NC for showing over there.  It was a nine hour trip by himself to get here.  I was all set and ready for him.   Yesterday morning he comes to the office, we get acquainted and off we go.  After showing him one house he got car sick.  Well, maybe he did and maybe he really is sick from something else.  His wife is back in Fl sick as well. Here in Western NC we have high elevations and the roads twist and turn  I remember when I first arrived in Franklin, NC look at property I didn't not feel so well either if someone else drove.  After living in Fran...
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By June Tassillo, Let me help you with the next phase of your life!
(Owner/Broker RE/MAX Elite Realty)
  Shopping for Antiques in Franklin, NC here are some favorite Antique Shops in Macon County Franklin, NC If you enjoy antiquing you're in for a real special treat in Franklin, North Carolina. From one of North Carolina's largest antique mall to quaint shoppes filled with treasured heirlooms. Here are a few for you to check out when you visit Franklin, NC Antique Shoppes Whistle Stop Antique Mall 1281 Georgia Rd. Franklin, NC 28734 Office: (828) 349-1600 Website Reminisce Antiques Mall & Auction 49 Macon Center Drive Franklin, NC 28734 Office: (828) 369-6999 Website Antiques On Main 805 East Main Street Franklin, NC 28734 Office: (828) 524-1992 Nestfeathers 153 E. Palmer Street Franklin, NC 28734 Office: (828) 349-5476 Want more shopping in Franklin, NC go this website. This is part of ...
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