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Lynn Kimball – Your Source for Highlands NC Real Estate
For over 30 years, Lynn Kimball has specialized in signature properties in the Highlands and Cashiers areas of Western North Carolina. The real estate choices here are endless; whether you are looking for a rustic mountain retreat, luxury estate home, golf and country club property, quaint cottage, or maintenance-free condo, Lynn can find the perfect signature property for you. As a broker with Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Meadows Mountain Realty, let Lynn use her expertise and dedication to help you discover the unique mountain charm that is Highlands and Cashiers.
Take a tour of Highlands and Cashiers!
Steeped in history, Highlands and Cashiers offer a rare combination of scenic beauty, ideal climate, and a variety of outdoor recreational activities, all with a charming blend of cultural amenities, fine dining, specialty shops, and choice accommodations. Perhaps the greatest natural asset found in the area is the warm and welcoming spirit of its people.
Explore the Mountains of Western NC!
The Highlands-Cashiers area has much to offer. There are panoramic mountain views, waterfalls, lakes and streams, rolling hills, pasture land, or simply the beauty of a wooded forest. The many outdoor activities include golf and country clubs, tennis, nature tours, hiking, fishing, whitewater rafting, repelling and snow skiing.
Visit our Recreation and Outdoor Activities section for more detailed information!
Visit Downtown Highlands
Within the five blocks of Main Street that make up the center of town, Highlands is a charming blend of city and country cultures. You will find antique and art galleries, specialty boutiques, fine jewelry, and local handicrafts. There are over twenty restaurants, and a wide array of accommodations including suite hotels, historic inns, rustic cabins and genteel bed and breakfasts. Cultural amenities abound including professional theatre, visual arts and much more. Click here for more...
Lake and Mountain Properties
The Highlands-Cashiers area offers a wide variety of real estate possibilities to meet the needs of any lifestyle. Whether you prefer to live in town, in a private getaway or a gated golf and country club community, we offer cottages, cabins, elegant mountain homes, large estates, condominiums, or the perfect home site for building a special mountain retreat
Contact us today to receive a buyers guide, or simply start your MLS property search here.
Golf and Country Club Properties
For golfers and tennis buffs, there are five private country clubs within close proximity of Downtown Highlands and several more near Cashiers and Sapphire. These communities feature lush mountain golf courses, clubhouses for social activities, private dining, tennis, and fitness centers. If you choose to live in the beauty and privacy a club community without indulging in the activities, most do not require club membership. Others offer membership even if you live elsewhere. Click here for more information.
Highlands Newspaper August 5, 2010 Lynn Kimball, Owner/Broker Signature Properties FINDING THE BALANCE IN TODAY’S MARKET I may not gain popularity by what I’m about to share, however, finding the balance in our current real estate market is imperative to success for both buyers and sellers. As you well know, the real estate industry as a whole has suffered throughout our country. It is important to note that the level of diminished prices and low number of property sales is relative to the LOCATION of the property. For instance, prices in most of Florida have plunged 50% or more. This is not so in all areas. Some parts of our country have seen more severe declines, while others have dropped by a smaller margin. Therefore, consideration of listing to sale price ratios should be based on the location and relative market value of the property. It appears that the impact […]Read More...
The Federal Reserve is currently keeping interest rates down in an attempt to boost the economy. Their theory is that lower rates will encourage people to make investments in real estate, businesses and consumer purchases. But what about those who depend on earning interest to make a living? This small, yet significant segment of society, are also the consumers who are likely to make larger purchases. In the meantime, these potential consumers are hanging on to their portfolios waiting for the market to improve. They are clinging to their cash assets, with little return, waiting for a sign that investing their money will become more secure as well as profitable. For these folks, I am suggesting a new perspective on a very old profession. Recession can be perfect timing for unparalleled opportunities, if we are properly advised. Holding mortgages can be one of the few tangible and solid investments during […]Read More...
Discussions of the real estate market these days are generally met with mournful sighs. Does this mean that property ownership should be discouraged? Not according to our founding fathers. Have the mountains and specifically Highlands become a less desirable location? Those of us who have made a permanent or secondary home on this plateau would argue this point into eternity. Let’s examine the definition of real estate. Real: absolute concrete irrefutable Estate: property person’s possessions assets Real property is a limited, absolute commodity in which location determines its value. Although we are tempted to complain about the changing economy, some things have not changed. Location, location, location has always been the determining factor in real estate values and for the majority of successful businesses. Our town is still uniquely situated amongst one of the most beautiful and majestic lands of God’s creation. The climate remains ideal for those wanting to […]Read More...