Las Vegas vs Morganton

I find myself in Las Vegas this week as wife attends a conference. They are expecting a record high here today. 112 degrees. I have studied the real estate market here and compared to our home in beautiful Western North Carolina. On our website at, you can compare any areas in the country. Look at Local Market Conditions.


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New Listing in Salem Community.

1313 Mountain Shadows Drive- Nice tri-level in Salem area. Tri-level home, with 1900 square feet, features many updates on three levels. Entry level has a large living room with bay window plus hardwood floors, updated kitchen with stainless appliances, dining area, huge trex back deck with glass panel railing, and single carport. Second level has three bedrooms, and bath. Master bedroom has hardwood floors and large closet. Lower level has a family room with fireplace, bath, exercise area/study which opens to nice patio. Many updates. Situated on a 0.41 acre lot with South Mountain view, custom landscaping, upper and lower driveways, and lots of storage in the outbuildings. A nice home. $199,900

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New Price- Updated home in Rutherford College- $134,900

170 US Highway 70 East, Rutherford College- Charming updated bungalow in great location. Home, with over 1175 square feet, includes living room with hardwood floors plus fireplace, dining area with built-in china, updated kitchen with new appliances, two bedrooms, two baths, and laundry room. Home features many original details including built-in china cabinet, entry custom cabinet, and more. Home has many updates including new cook-top, microwave, and wall oven. Home has many rustic features including wood accent walls, distressed kitchen cabinets, doorways, and moldings. Home has a 450 square feet heated basement area with 6’8 ceiling height (not counted in square footage) that is a media room with pool table and more. Ideal for entertaining with inside and outside access. Home has new heat pump installed in 2017 and 2008 roof. Explore your hobbies in the 24×30 outbuilding with connected lean-to. Situated on a corner lot with large yard, double carport and more. A must see!

Welcome to our team at Real Living Carolina Property

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I am pleased to welcome Matt Crotts to our team at Real Living Carolina Property.

Matt puts forth the effort to personalize every real estate transaction to the needs of every client to make the process as effortless as possible. He has lived in Burke County his entire life and now resides in Morganton with his wife and son. His passion in real estate started with his grandfather, Ralph and father, Micheal who built and invested in properties throughout the years

Matt works with sellers, buyers, and investors. “Buying a home, more especially your first home, is one of the biggest moments in anyone’s life. It’s my goal to make that process an enjoyable experience.”

You can reach Matt at 828.413.9247 or


Attention Investors. The investment just got better. New price in Jonas Ridge at Gingercake Acres. Ideal VRBO potential. $189,000

Excellent opportunity to own the quintessential mountain cabin at 3600+ foot elevation with tremendous views.

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The property is 1.24 acres with many possibilities such as a possible third structure. Many fantastic rock outcroppings offer stunning views and just plain fun. Property has mature rhododendron and mountain flora. Take a brief stroll to the back of the property and sit on the huge rock. Ideal area for a gazebo and more. And the kids will love it.

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The property features the cabin that was originally built in 1955 with updates over the years. The cabin has a huge rock corner fireplace, hardwood floors, beamed ceiling, large picture window showcasing the view, rooms with knotty pine paneling, and more. It has three bedrooms, two baths and extensive wood decking. The cabin is ideal for a cozy getaway and a perfect Vacation Rental Property.  The kitchen is small as with most cabins, but could be expanded to the adjacent office. Besides, who needs an office while relaxing in the mountains. The property is part of Gingercake Acres and you have access to the clubhouse area that has a pool and more.

Also, there is a separate double garage with a two bedroom efficiency apartment above the garage. The apartment has a nice deck to enjoy the view and is another excellent Vacation Rental option.

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Main House Floor Plan 
Garage Apartment Floor Plan
Garage/Apartment Floor Plan

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Check Out this family room. To the right is the picture window with the view.

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Notice the Adirondack chairs which surround a fire pit.

How about the Brown Mountain Lights? This property has been in the same family since 1955 and they have experienced the famous Lights from this property.

A great value at $189,000.