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)
Franklin NC Homes for sale in Burningtown Community - there is a Upper Burningtown, Middle Burningtown and a Lower Burningtown. The one thing I really like about living in Franklin, NC is we have these little communities all around us to choose where we would like to settle in and make memories and new roots.  Upper Burningtown, Middle Burningtown and Lower Bruningtown area's are nestled in the Nantahala National Forest.  Known for its abundance of pasture land, creeks, and long range mountain views.  Best of all its quiet & peaceful and away from all the hustle and bustle of city life.  You really have to love living in the country side of Macon County Franklin, NC.  Yup, its kinda like Green Acres and it is the place to live!  Currently there are 35 properties for sale in the Burningt...
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By June Tassillo, Let me help you with the next phase of your life!
(Owner/Broker RE/MAX Elite Realty)
Fish Fry Friday!!! On April 29th from 5pm to 8pm Angel Medical Center is having a benefit for the Breast Health Center! Everyone knows Angel Hospital Fish Fry is the best place to eat fish. Only $10 a plate and its for a great cause. Come join the fun & food this Friday at Angel Hospital, downtown Franklin, NC! Angel is a not-for-profit hospital that has served the residents of Macon County and surrounding communities since 1923 and been able to offer compassionate patient care to our families, friends and neighbors through community support!  Go here to learn about Angel Medical Center in Franklin, NC View Larger Map
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By June Tassillo, Let me help you with the next phase of your life!
(Owner/Broker RE/MAX Elite Realty)
  Stone Temple Pilots rocking the stage at Harrahs Casino in Cherokee, NC!     Cherokee, NC is only 35 miles from Franklin, NC so its veryconvenient for us in Macon County to enjoy some of the big band concerts that come to the casino.   Date:  Saturday, April 23rd, 2011  Price: $35-$55 Venue: Harrahs Event CenterReservations: 1-800-745-3000 Online Reservations:Click here  Don't miss the reunion of Stone Temple Pilots as they rock the stage at Harrah's Cherokee Casino in NC! Following their reunion tour in 2008, Stone Temple Pilots released a new album in 2010. Join us and hear some of your favorites from the group as well as new release.  
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By June Tassillo, Let me help you with the next phase of your life!
(Owner/Broker RE/MAX Elite Realty)
Are YOU a Local Expert for your area? If not it's Time to go FISHING! I wrote a post back in January of 2010 about The Nantahala River/Rainbow Springs area in Macon County Franklin, NC mainly about how its protected, the fishing rights and a rare salmon run in the Fall every year.  It is a unusual area and mostly very private and surrounded by the Nantahala Forestry Lands.   I was working with a very fun nice couple from Alabama back in 2009/2010 that were looking for a second home here in the mountains of Western NC.  We were all over Macon County Franklin, NC and over the mountain to Sylva, NC that is normally out of my area but wanted me to travel if I would.  We share MLS but its not my territory per say and neither is Nantahala even though its in Macon County where I live.   We end...
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By June Tassillo, Let me help you with the next phase of your life!
(Owner/Broker RE/MAX Elite Realty)
April is Public Health Month - Macon County Public Health - Franklin, NC Holds Free Screenings April 26th April marks the celebration for Public Health Month in North Carolina and the Macon Public Health Center will be holding a special event at the month's end.  Mark your calendar for April 26th, 2011 and come out for some Free Screenings being offered from 3 - 6 pm at the Macon County Public Health Center.  1830 Lakeside Drive in Franklin, NC.  At the event some of the free health services include a bone density screening, blood pressure checks, vision testing, carbon monoxide for us smokers, body fat analysis, fitness testing and for the first 50 people you can get a cholesterol check.   Other activities include:  CPR Demo's, Hazmat Response Unit, Drunk Driving Simulator, a Seat Belt...
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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 Dogwoods are just beautiful here in Franklin, NC Welcome to Springtime in Franklin, NC! One of the many reasons I love living in Franklin, NC is because of the changing of seasons.  I don't think I ever remembered seeing Dogwoods anywhere else I have lived.  They are the most beautiful tree that blooms in the Spring and really pretty in the Fall season as well and the leaves turn to a bright orange in color.  I took this picture out in the community in Franklin, NC called Cowee.  Its a rural area of Macon County and the little Tennessee River runs around the main Highway sometimes called the Bryson City Rd and also known as Hwy.28  Click here to see all the listed property for sale in the Cowee Community. The inflorescence of Pacific Dogwood is the official flower of the province 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)
~  Things To Do In Franklin North Carolina ~ If your looking for something to do today in Franklin, NC stop by Scottish Tartans Museum on Main St. ~ Tartan Day will be observed at the Scottish Tartans Museum in Downtown Franklin today April 6, 2011 from 10 - 5. Scottish Tartans Museum 86 E Main St, Franklin, NC, 28734  |  (828)524-7472  | tartans@scottishtartans.org |  Open Mon-Sat 10am-5pm www.scottishtartans.org The Scottish Tartans Museum is a non-profit heritage center dedicated to the history and traditions of Scottish Highland Dress, especially tartan and the kilt.  We also have an extensive gift shop of Scottish imports and Highland clothing which funds the museum. Franklin, NC is centrally located between two of the largest and most prestigious gatherings of Scottish families i...
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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 Market Report for the 1st Quarter ~ The activity report is in for the 1st. quarter of 2011 in Macon County Franklin, NC and surrounding areas. It has a slight increase from last year at this time and my business has certainly improved also. Sold Home sales for Single family are up 13 units, average price has jumped up and also the percent of list price too. This is good news for our little area of the USA.  Land Sales in Franklin, NC are still not doing so hot.  If you want to buy property in the mountains for now or the future now is the time to buy land! I have never seen these prices so low in 15 years or so.  Please visit my website to look for your next phase of your life at www.junesrealtor.com HOMES ~ 2011  #of single family homes sold :82                     * Day...
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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 April Fool's Trail Days a Celebration of the Appalachian Trail. Franklin, NC 7th Annual 2011 Appalachian Trail Gathering  Date: Apr 01, 2011 - Apr 02, 2011 Where: Sapphire Inn and Downtown Franklin, NC Come join in this celebration of the Appalachian Trail. Friday and Saturday Night - Sapphire Inn - 5pm - 9pm.   Waldroop Band, Talent Contest and Food. Saturday - Downtown Franklin, NC 10am - 4pm.  Live music, food, outdoor exhibits.   This event in Franklin, NC is held every year by Ron Haven who happens to be one of our County Commissioners.  Here is the link to everything you would want to know about it from trails to motels to stay at.  Hiker Bash Contact Ronnie Haven by phone 828-524-4431. Appalachian Trail interactive map here.    Should be a lot of fun this year.  Com...
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By June Tassillo, Let me help you with the next phase of your life!
(Owner/Broker RE/MAX Elite Realty)
It's like taking a used car to your mechanic before you buy the car! Someone is going to buy that house but its not going to be my client!  I am so glad I know a little bit about the mechanics of a home and my clients are too.  Way before I became a Realtor I worked with my husband at his Construction business and his Home Inspection business here in Franklin, NC.  I was the one shaking the toilets to see if they were loose, running all the appliances, and checking the polarity on every electrical outlet in the home.   I watched, listened and learned from one of the best teachers that I could ever ask for.  When ever Joe would point out a potential problem with a home he would also explain what was wrong, why, the way it should have been done and what could be done to fix it.  I used to...
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By June Tassillo, Let me help you with the next phase of your life!
(Owner/Broker RE/MAX Elite Realty)
All Foreclosures are NOT a good buy! Have an agent & attorney on your side that is knowledgeable. Think you know what you are doing when your buying foreclosures?  Not all are defective free or not have some hidden problem!  Just a friendly warning of a few things that could happen to you if you don't hire the right people who are knowledgeable and on your side.  It's a MUST with my clients to have a Home Inspection even if the bank states they are not fixing anything.  This way you will know what needs immediate attention and what can be done at a later date. Just because the MLS sheet says it has a feature doesn't mean it does.  Here in Franklin, NC one foreclosure inspections revealed the home never had a Heat Pump in the home but the MLS sheet said it did.  Now are you willing to ha...
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By June Tassillo, Let me help you with the next phase of your life!
(Owner/Broker RE/MAX Elite Realty)
Foreclosures are on the rise in Franklin, NC I have always said that our Real Estate market follows the big cities and especially Florida when it come to the market.  What ever is happening in you area usually does not hit our area of Franklin, NC for about a year and a half to two.  Recently we been seeing a lot of Foreclosure come on the market in Franklin, NC and has not stopped for a month or two.  Yes we have had some but it seems like more and more are coming.   I personally have a lot of land that is already Foreclosed on listed right now and have sold quite a few in the past year or so. Seems like I am the Land Queen lately in Franklin.  I also just listed a Foreclosed Subdivision at a really great price.  There are some high dollar homes selling for unbelievable prices but they...
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By June Tassillo, Let me help you with the next phase of your life!
(Owner/Broker RE/MAX Elite Realty)
Rolling Acres Adult Park in Franklin, NC - My Buyers got a great deal on this home in Franklin, NC! Yup, June Tassillo Sold another home! MY Buyers got a Great Deal on this like New 1992 Doublewide in a wonderful adult park in Rolling Acres Franklin, NC. Has a brand new roof, remodeled baths with new sinks, cabinets & toilets. New blinds, and window awnings too. Newer Laminate wood flooring in livingroom and kitchen,+ newer carpet in the bedrooms. Comes fully furnished right down to the pot-n-pans, screened in porch furniture, grill and flat screen TV.  APPLIANCES: Dishwasher, Microwave, Electric Oven/Range, Refrigerator, Washer &/or Dryer   INTERIOR FEATURES: Cathedral/Vaulted Ceiling, Open Floor Plan, Split Bedroom, Walk-in Closets, Breakfast Bar, Kitchen/Dining Room, High Speed Inter...
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By June Tassillo, Let me help you with the next phase of your life!
(Owner/Broker RE/MAX Elite Realty)
Spring is peaking its pretty head in Franklin, NC but I don't think winter is over. I think we have all had a rough winter this year but does Mother Nature agree?  Lots of snow and cold days here this 2010/2011 winter in Franklin, NC.  The worst one in the 18 years I have lived here.  Yesterday was a bit cloudy but the warmer breeze made it a good day and 64 degrees feels good to me.  A good day compared to a few feet of snow or the wind blowing with 20 degree temperatures.   I don't know if this means anything but I see more squirrel's running about and the deer have moved to a different location because hunting season is over.  Daffodil's are popping up their green bunches in sunny areas and the ground is not frozen anymore.  Makes me want to go work out in the yard and plant flowers....
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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 just sold a home in Clarks Chapel Franklin, NC 28734 Once called snob hill in the early days of Clarks Chapel in Franklin, NC development. It is still a sought after community. It is south of town off US 441S. about six miles. It is a beautiful community know to have yearly yard contests to see who has the prettiest landscaping in the neighborhood. Surrounded by the Nantahala Forest, Clarks Chapel still has lots of farm land in this area. The farmers have tiled the ground and are just about to plant. Local produce can be bought from these farms and road side stands are very popular. The Little Tennessee River runs through this entire area. There are currently 29 Homes available for sale in the Clarks Chapel Community Franklin, NC. Ranging from $82,500 to $1,759,000 so what ever your l...
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By June Tassillo, Let me help you with the next phase of your life!
(Owner/Broker RE/MAX Elite Realty)
Selling homes in Franklin, NC Yes, I am selling homes and land in Franklin, NC!  There are some awesome deals on homes and land in Franklin, NC and they certainly DO NOT HAVE TO BE A FORECLOSURE TO BE A GOOD DEAL!  We do have those too but Banks are not messing around when they get an offer.   I think the REAL sellers are realizing that they have to come down to where the market really is to sell and they are doing it. If you are not serious then don't waste your time or a agent time listing. Let me take that back, a good agent can't afford to waste their time and money on a over priced property if you are not willing to price it right from the start.  It does not matter what you paid for it or the improvements you have done. What matters is, what is it worth TODAY?  Everyone knows 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)
June Just Sold a little piece of Heaven in Franklin, NC Cartoogechaye Community This was a neat little piece of land in Cartoogechaye Community in Franklin, NC that I just sold.  I knew it wouldn't last long because of the location and it did not have any restrictions.  All you had to do was pull up your camper or pitch a tent.  If you ever need help finding your little piece of Heaven in the Franklin, NC area, don't hesitate to give me a call for help.  It is close to Standing Indian Campground which is very popular in the mountain here.  Known for high elevations, hiking trails, water falls etc.    The campground is located on the headwaters of the Nantahala River and it has fantastic Fly Fishing for Trout in this river. Read all about this Campground here.   
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By June Tassillo, Let me help you with the next phase of your life!
(Owner/Broker RE/MAX Elite Realty)
Motorcycle Riding in the Mountains of Franklin, NC  Blue Ridge Parkway & Great Smoky Mountain National Park! Blue Ridge Parkway, Great Smoky Mountain National Park still the most visited. One of the many reasons I love living in Franklin, NC is the awesome Highways and the back roads for riding motorcycles.  I happen to ride a Harley but any kind of motorcycle enthusiast loves riding their bike's up here on the Great Smoky Mountains Parkway and Blue Ridge Parkway of NC. Small creeks & waterfalls abound throughout the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and its a short drive for me in Franklin, NC.  You never get bored of riding through it.  Every time we ride I am still in awe of the mountains.  A few places I would not want you to miss should you come for a visit is Newfound Gap overlo...
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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 for SALE & Land Just SOLD in Buck Mountain Estates Franklin, NC Foreclosures I hope you are not waiting to see if you can get a better deal.  Right now in Franklin, NC land is selling.  Now is the time to buy for the future or for investment.  I have recently sold two lots in Buck Mountain Estates that were foreclosures and they did not last long on the market. Another pacel by the Airport was almost 6 acres. Unrestricted parcel near Standing Indian and several more. Pick a good Real Estate Agent to work with and watch the market for you.  We get to know what is coming before anyone else does.  Every market is different and ours in Macon County has been on fire lately.  Think January and February are slow months for selling in Franklin, NC?  NOT FOR ME.  It's been really busy with ...
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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 Upcoming Events Where else can you have dinner and a show for $25 only in Franklin, NC! DE-LOVELY - Featuring the Music of Cole Porter Presented by the Overlook Theater Company Date: Three dates to choose from ~ Feb 03, 2011 Feb 4, 2011  Feb 05, 2011 Where: Smoky Mountain Center for the Performing Arts on Hwy.441 South Franklin, NC Welcome to Club Cole where the food is hot and the music represents the cool sounds of the sophisticated 1930's.  Sit back and enjoy dinner and a show while a cast of characters sing and celebrate the classic melodies of Cole Porter.  All served live and on stage!  Menu:  Slow Roasted Pork BBQ with a sweet and tangy gourmet sauce, crisp red cole slaw with a hint of citrus vinaigrette, brown sugar baked beans, yeast rolls and choice of sweet or un...
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