Your Role…our Role

Posted by on Dec 13, 2017 in About Highlands, NC | No Comments

There is a method to working with real estate agents and upon your first meeting you will be asked to sign a pamphlet that explains our role and defines agency. When a broker shows a property he/she represents the seller –even if it’s another broker’s listing. Most potential buyers aren’t aware of that. If you […]

Pat Allen – Top Agent Magazine

Pat Allen’s passion for the real estate industry is palpable. “We have a wonderful team, and that’s what it is all about,” she explains. She has been able to grow to tremendous heights partly because of her hand-picked group of brokers. Just three years ago, it was Pat and her daughter on the team, but […]

Togetherness is a Good Thing

May is the time we start to see our summer residents return and you can feel excitement in the crisp mountain air. How beautiful the town becomes with rhododendrons ablaze in their glory, hanging baskets adorning our streets as greenery replaces the grays of winter. Shops are filled with new merchandise and planned activities and […]

Fresh Produce at Osage Farms!

Posted by on Jul 10, 2016 in About Highlands, NC | No Comments

I’m at Osage Farms gathering fresh produce for the week. Can’t beat this place!

Highlands-Cashiers Humane Society Fundraiser

Posted by on Jun 27, 2016 in About Highlands, NC | No Comments

Great fundraiser for the Cashiers-Highlands Humane Society at the Country Club of Sapphire Valley. Pat Allen Realty Group bought a table and I was a co-chair for the event. Shrimp and grits were the entree and banana pudding for dessert. The auctions were very successful with a wine dinner at a friend’s home bringing $6000.00.

Dinner at On The Veranda

Posted by on Jun 25, 2016 in About Highlands, NC | No Comments

Such a wonderful wine dinner at On The Veranda. Reynolds Winemaker, Steve Reynolds, paired fantastic wines with perfectly chosen foods.   Scrumptious foods such as Roquefort Duck with Persistence Red Blend- fabulous. Menu was great and is posted here.

Love is in the Air and on the Mountain!

Posted by on Feb 12, 2016 in About Highlands, NC | No Comments

Falling in love is exciting and a romantic relationship results in the release of dopamine –a chemical involved in attention and focus in your brain. The desire to spend every waking hour with that person, and the inability to eat or sleep takes over. Sound familiar? Valentines Day is the perfect time to show your […]

Changing Times in Our World

Hey everyone! Hope you are all having a wonderful time with friends and family this season. I recently published an article in the “Investing at 4,118ft” section of The Highlands Newspaper called “Changing Times in Our World”.  I hope you enjoy it! Here is the link….  

Summer Time and the Living is Easy!

What a perfect time to be in Highlands and Cashiers!  Cool summer temperatures are a magnet for visitors from sultry southern states. It’s interesting to drive through town and see the tags from different states…Florida wins by far!   Along with mountain breezes and fresh air to enjoy there is so much to do –garden […]

The Life of a Real Estate Broker

I have been asked many times why I became a real estate broker and am willing to work so hard. I rarely have time to sit and ponder this but will share my thoughts with you in regards to what it really takes to be successful in this highly competitive business. Few jobs are as […]