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Preferred Properties of Highlands

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Preferred Properties of Highlands

FIRMLY ESTABLISHED IN THE HIGHLANDS, N.C. REAL ESTATE MARKET, PREFERRED PROPERTIES OF HIGHLANDS, INC. CONTINUES TO BUILD UPON THE REPUTATION STARTED OVER 25 YEARS AGO. A REPUTATION OF HONESTY, DILIGENCE AND SERVICE ABOVE AND BEYOND THE SALE.

Preferred Properties began as Jones of Highlands Realty in 1988, followed by a change of ownership and business name in 1994. From our inception we have strived to maintain the highest ethics and morals in the real estate industry. At Preferred Properties you get straight answers in a timely manner.

We are located in Highlands at 171 West Main Street, our permanent location for the past 22 years. Each person on our sales staff is duly licensed by the state, all of which with over fifteen years of real estate experience in the area! Preferred Properties agents work as a team, realizing that many times two (or more) heads are better than one .

With over 150 years combined experience in the Highlands Real Estate market, our agents know their backyard - Highlands & Cashiers, North Carolina. Preferred Properties has dedicated itself to assisting buyers find the home of their dreams in the Highlands - Cashiers area. As a member of the Highlands-Cashiers Multiple Listing Service, we have access to everything on the market, and many things not "publicized.” The full Highlands-Cashiers MLS is available to search at our web site: www.ppoh.com/mls.html

Preferred Properties can help you through the complete process of purchasing or selling a home, land or commercial investment. Whether it is a question regarding a mortgage with a "Balloon” payment, short or distressed sales or an answer about a 1031 Exchange, if we don’t have the answer, we can get it - quick. We maintain a very close working relationship with the very best attorneys in the area and can usually get answers to those legal questions within minutes, not days.

When you are ready to buy or sell in the Highlands market, put your trust in the agency with decades of experience selling Highlands and Cashiers, North Carolina real estate - Preferred Properties of Highlands, Inc.

Located: 171 Main St. Highlands, North Carolina 28741
Mailing address: P.O. Box 2216 Highlands, North Carolina 28741
Phone: 828- 526-5587
Fax: 828-526-4281
E-mail: ppoh@ppoh.com
Web address: www.ppoh.com

"Sonny” Parrish - Broker
Sonny” Parrish - BrokerA native Floridian, Sonny has been practicing real estate in Highlands since 1972. With his familiarity in the marketplace, he has a vast amount of knowledge and sales experience - and SUCCESS! "The real enjoyment I have had in 40 years of real estate sales in the Highlands - Cashiers area has been serving a large number of clients who have become friends”

Office Phone: (828) 526-5587; Office Fax: (828) 526-4281
North Carolina Association of Realtors
Highlands / Cashiers Board of Realtors
Multi-Million Dollar Producer
National Association of Realtors
Licensed in North Carolina since 1973

Ann Scott - Broker
Ann Scott - BrokerAnn is a true southern girl born in Richmond, Virginia. She lived in Boca Raton for eight years prior to moving to the mountains of North Carolina.
Coming to Highlands to escape the hustle and bustle of south Florida, she has been a full time resident since 1982.
Besides being one of the first female members of the Highlands Rotary Club, Ann has also served on the Boards of the Bascom-Louise Gallery and the Hudson Library.

Office Phone: (828) 526-5587; Office Fax: (828) 526-4281; Mobile: (828) 421-7327
North Carolina Association of Realtors
Highlands / Cashiers Board of Realtors
Multi-Million Dollar Producer
Graduate - REALTOR Institute - GRI
Licensed in North Carolina since 1989

John "Buz” Dotson - Broker in Charge
John Having lived full time in Highlands since 1986, John - better known as "Buz” is intimately familiar with Highlands and the surrounding area.
Married in Highlands in 1975, he and his wife eventually got the opportunity to move back in 1986 and haven’t looked back!
"Living in Highlands is a dream of many people, I feel blessed to make that dream my reality and the reality of so many others!".

Office Phone: (828) 526-5587; Office Fax: (828) 526-4281; Home: (828) 526-5868
North Carolina Association of Realtors
Highlands / Cashiers Board of Realtors
Multi-Million Dollar Producer
National Association of Realtors
Town Board - Town of Highlands
Licensed in North Carolina since 1989

Russ Cochrane - Broker
Russ Cochrane - BrokerRuss Cochrane was born in Euclid, Ohio, on the shores of Lake Erie. After graduating from high school the family moved to Ft. Lauderdale, Florida in 1955 when Florida was still pristine.
After meeting and marrying his wife Jackie in 1961, Russ owned and operated Cochrane Heating & Air Conditioning & Electrical Contracting in Sebring, Florida for over 20 years.

Russ purchased his first home in Highlands in 1974. He and Jackie and their four boys moved here permanently in 1986.

He has had his North Carolina real estate license since 1987

Office Phone: (828) 526-5587
Office Fax: (828) 526-4281
North Carolina Association of Realtors
Highlands / Cashiers Board of Realtors
Multi-Million Dollar Producer
Licensed in North Carolina since 1987

HARRIET LAURENCE - BROKER
Harriet Laurence - BrokerHarriet Noland Laurence, professional real estate broker, loves her job and it shows! A native of North Carolina (hailing from Winston-Salem) and a frequent visitor to Highlands, she became a permanent resident in 1990. Harriet is familiar with properties in Highlands, Cashiers and the nearby areas.
Harriet's dedication to the Highlands community is validated by her participation in the Western North Carolina Orchid Society, Macon County Senior Games as a gold medal winner in table tennis singles and doubles, as well as volunteering at the Eckerd Center.
She has won numerous top awards for sales and listings. Preferred Properties is where she calls home and acquainting newcomers and visitors to the wonderful Highlands/Cashiers area is one of the things she enjoys most.

Office Phone: (828) 526-5587; Office Fax: (828) 526-4281; Mobile: (828) 200-1585; Home: (828) 526-2002

North Carolina Association of Realtors
Highlands / Cashiers Board of Realtors
Winner of Rookie of the Year Award, 1998
Sept. 1999 - Two Million Dollar Council
Licensed in North Carolina since 1993

King YoungKKing Young - Broker
King YoungKKing Young - BrokerHaving spent a part of every summer in Highlands as a child, King married his wife Janet here in 1974 and moved here in 1976.
The family is widely traveled and multi-lingual, but "would rather be in Highlands"

Office Phone: (828) 526-5587; Office Fax: (828) 526-4281; Home: (828) 526-3443
North Carolina Association of Realtors
Highlands / Cashiers Board of Realtors
Multi-Million Dollar Producer
National Association of Realtors
Licensed in North Carolina since 1997
Last Modified: August 20, 2013