Mike Kelly's Blog Posts

Beautiful Home With Amazing Outdoor Spaces In Hickory

Check out this beautiful home in Hickory with 3 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms & partially finished basement. This home has been well cared for and has had many substantial updates over the years. The

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Caldwell County Home For Sale With Acreage

Amazing log cabin getaway home on a pond with 38+/- acres in Caldwell County.Properties like this do not come on the market very often and this one will take your breath away. Buyers will love that

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The Kellys Went To Vegas

This past week Kathleen and I went out to Las Vegas for a national real estate event called Inman connect. This event is held annually and is a weeklong event that focuses on the present and future

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Newton NC Home For Sale In Cross Creek

NEW PRICE >>>>> $375,000Check out this wonderful 4 bedroom 3.5 bathroom home with full basement in Newton. This home just has a very elegant feel with a grand entry, formal living

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Brick Home For Sale In Startown Area

Check out this wonderful home with  3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, and full basement on 1.58 acres in the Newton/Startown area.The main level features an open concept living space with a large living

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One Level Home For Sale In Lake Community

NEW PRICE >>>>> $244,500Check out this wonderful ranch home with 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, and a  basement in a lake front community.This home has a great layout with a huge

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Mike Talks Tourism With Mandy Pitts Hildebrand

On this episode Mike talks to Mandy Pitts Hildebrand CEO of the Hickory-Conover Tourism Development Authority also known as the Hickory Metro Convention Center and Visitors Bureau. Mandy has

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Large Home For Sale In Maiden With Pool

The home you have been waiting for is finally here with its 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 1.6 acres, in-ground swimming pool and a full unfinished basement.This home is just wonderful with its hardwood

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Conover NC New Construction In Farmington Hills

NEW PRICE >>>>> $309,900Check out this wonderful new construction home in the Newton/Conover area with easy access to the new Highway 16, allowing for a quick commute to the Charlotte

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Tara Woods Townhouse For Sale In Hickory NC

Check out this beautiful move in ready townhome in NE Hickory with 3 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms.This home has features not normally seen in townhomes in this price range. The kitchen is simply amazing

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Large Home For Sale In Mountain View

Beautiful home in the Mountain View Area of Hickory. This wonderful home features 4 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms and sits on a cul-de-sac in a great neighborhood. The kitchen has been completely

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Hickory NC Commercial Property For Sale

NEW PRICE >>>>> $299,900Great restaurant/retail/commercial opportunity in Hickory NC. Close to Hwy 40 and 321. The property is currently vacant and inside has been partially

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Mid Century Modern Home For Sale In Hickory NC

Check out this amazing mid century style ranch home in NW Hickory with 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, and easy access to local parks. This home features lots of updates including New HVAC and roof,

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Mike Talks Comercial Real Estate With Ryan Lovern

On this episode Mike discusses the commercial real estate scene in the Hickory area with Ryan Lovern, a commercial real estate broker in our area.  Ryan's company Commercial First is located

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Lake Hickory Cottage For Sale

NEW PRICE >>>>> $239,900Check out this awesome Lake Hickory cottage with 3 bedrooms, 1 bathroom and a gentle slope to the lake.This home is a great way to enjoy the lifestyle of

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The Real Hickory Podcast Talking Real Estate With Erin Hunt

This week Mike interviews one of HREG's top agents Erin Hunt. Erin has only been in the business a couple years but has really hit the ground running and is doing very well so far in her real estate

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Historic Home For Sale In Hickory NC

Check out this wonderful historic 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom home in NW Hickory in the Oakwood area. This home was originally built in 1875 but has been updated inside.The kitchen has lots of counter and

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The Real Hickory Podcast Chasing Charity With Kelly Stewart Episode 14

This week Mike talked to Kelly Stewart of Run Time Races to talk about his business and how he is able to help organizations in our area raise money for charitable causes. A big topic of

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New Construction Home For Sale In Conover

New Construction home with 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms in Conover NC. This one level home features a great open concept layout with a split bedroom plan.  The kitchen has granite counters,

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Mike Interviews Lindsay Keisler President And CEO Of Catawba County Chamber Of Commerce

The Real Hickory Podcast #13 What is a Chamber of Commerce? This week Mike talked to Lindsay Keisler President and CEO of the Catawba County Chamber of Commerce. Topics of discussion included

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Move In Ready Home For Sale In Maiden

Move right in to this wonderful brick home with 4 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms in Maiden.This home has new kitchen cabinets, granite counters and stainless appliances. There is also new paint and

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Real Hickory Podcast 11 With Kevin McMillan

This week Mike talked to Kevin Mc Millan who has an insurance office in Newton NC. We discussed how to get into the insurance business, tips for getting homeowners insurance and things to look out

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Conover NC New Construction Home For Sale

Check out this new construction 2 story home in Conover NC. This home has a great layout with living room, kitchen and dining area on the main level and the bedrooms and loft area upstairs.The

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One Level New Construction Home For Sale In Conover NC

New Construction in Conover NC. This one level home with 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms, features a great open concept layout with a split bedroom plan.The kitchen has granite counters, stainless

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The Real Hickory Podcast 10

 This week's episode features Dave Leonetti, the Business Services Manager with the City of Hickory. They had a great discussion about the progress on the bond referendum and the

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Mike Kelly Podcast 9

For this weeks podcast Mike was flying solo and it is a pretty short episode. Mike talked about how the market is going so far this year and gave some advice for some inexpensive curb appeal by

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Commercial Property For Sale In Downtown Valdese

NEW PRICE >>>>> $250,000Super Commercial Opportunity in Downtown Valdese with frontage on Main St. East as well as Laurel Street. This property would make a great location for retail,

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Real Hickory Podcast Real Talk With Xan Pilgrim

This week Mike talked to Xan Pilgrim, multi-year top producing agent at Hickory Real Estate Group.  Xan and Mike discussed what is going on in the local market, a bit about Lake

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Mike And Tim Kerley Discuss Mortgages

This week Mike talked to  Tim Kerley with Atlantic Bay Mortgage (NMLS #448270).  They discussed the different types of home loans loans available to consumers and gave a lot of

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Open House Saturday January 26th And Sunday January 27th

Open Houses on Saturday, January 26th from 1pm to 3 pm and Sunday, January 27th from 2pm to 4pm.Wonderful European style home with 3 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms and swimming pool in Bethlehem. This

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Wittenburg Springs Home For Sale With A Pool

NEW PRICE >>>>>> $219,900Wonderful European style home with 3 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms and swimming pool in Bethlehem. This home has a really sturdy and special old world feel

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Karen Tonks With Time Genies Concierge And Errand Service

Todays podcast featured Karen Tonks with Time Genies Concierge and Errand Services. Karen's business offers a host of services including Home cleaning and organization, packing and unpacking, pet

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Mike Talks Inspections With Home Inspector Ben Holden

Mike had a great talk with home inspector Ben Holden of Ben Holden Home Inspections this week. They discussed why buyers should have a home inspection before they buy a home. They also discussed why

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Move In Ready Home For Sale In Newton NC

Check out this awesome move in ready 3 bedroom 2 bathroom home in Newton. This home features fresh paint, updated kitchen with stainless appliances and granite countertops. Buyers will also love the

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Auto Repair Business For Sale In Valdese

Established Auto Repair business in a great location. 4 bay garage, all tools included, inspection machine, 2 lifts, ply bend machine, hydraulic press, scanner, tire changer, wheel balance machine,

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Four Bedroom Home For Sale In Conover NC

Wonderful move in ready home with 4 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms in Conover. This home sports an updated kitchen with granite counters, stainless appliances and a pantry. There is also all new luxury

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Local Hickory Real Estate Outlook For 2019

The real estate market in the Catawba Valley for 2018 has been a real mixed bag with pockets of the market being a sellers market and pockets as a buyers market. As we look forward to 2019 we need

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Large Home For Sale In Hickory NC

Check out this huge home for the money in NE Hickory. If you need space on a budget, this is the home you have been waiting for featuring 4 bedrooms and 3 full bathrooms.The large kitchen is open to

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Four Bedroom Home For Sale In Claremont NC

NEW PRICE >>>>> $229,000Wonderful one level home with 4 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms on a cul-de-sac in Claremont. This home has a great open layout with a large living room with

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Open House October 27th 2018 From 2pm To 4pm

Wonderful European style home with 3 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms and swimming pool in Bethlehem. This home has a really sturdy and special old world feel but was built in 2010 using concrete block

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Home For Sale In Vale NC

NEW PRICE >>>>> $155,000Check out this move in ready home with 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms in Vale.This home has been updated from top to bottom with new paint, flooring, granite

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Building Lot For MultiFamily In Newton NC

Check out this 1.5 acre building lot zoned for multi family development in the heart of Newton. This property has frontage on E 20th street and has access to city water and sewer. It is

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Like New Home For Sale In Conover

Check out this almost new home with 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms in Bunker Hill school area.This one is super clean and move in ready with a wonderful open floor-plan, master suite with walk in,

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Nice 3 Bedroom Home For Sale In Hickory NC

Check out this wonderful home in the St Stephens area with 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and a large eat-in kitchen. This home is move in ready with mostly hardwood floors and freshly painted and neutral

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Hickory Home For Sale With Lake Views

Check out this wonderful 3 bedroom 2 bathroom home with views of Lake Hickory. Buyers will love the flexible layout of this home with a sprawling great room, large dining room, 2 sided

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Claremont NC Home For Sale

Beautiful move in ready brick home with 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms in Claremont. This home has a great layout with a large eat-in kitchen with tile floors and stainless appliances. Buyers will

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Anchors Landing Building Lot For Sale

NEW PRICE >>>  Only $14,500Wonderful 1.23 acre building lot #274 in the gated lake community of Anchors Landing in Granite Falls.This desirable neighborhood features paved lantern

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Move In Ready Home For Sale In Catawba NC

Check out this awesome home with 3 bedrooms and  2.5 bathrooms in the Bandys school district.This home is move in ready with new flooring and painting throughout. It has a really nice layout

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Unique Home For Sale In Bethlehem NC

Check out this super unique home with 3 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms in Bethlehem. This place feels like it is a mountain getaway nestled in the woods but it is just minutes from Hickory.The main level

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Granite Falls Home For Sale With 4 Car Garage

Car person alert! This home in Sawmills has a 2 car garage in the basement and an additional detached 2 car garage. Buyers will love the great layout with an open living room/dining room area

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Beautiful Home For Sale In Newton NC

Beautiful home in Newton with 3 bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms, 3 car garage and wonderful layout near Catawba Country Club. This home features a large kitchen with granite counters, center island,

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Catawba Springs Home For Sale With 4 Car Garage

3772 Pinecrest DriveHickory, North CarolinaWonderful home in golf course community of Catawba Springs with garage parking for at least 4 cars and sits on 0.99 acres.This home has lots of space with

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Hickory Home For Sale With Sustainability Features

Don't judge a book by its cover because this unique and unconventional property was designed with sustainability and energy efficiency in mind.This home features 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, an updated

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Lovely Home For Sale In NE Hickory

NEW PRICE >>>>>> $179,900Wonderful home with 4 bedrooms and  2 bathrooms in NE Hickory with hardwood floors and located close to LR University. This home has a great

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Brick Ranch For Sale In Maiden NC

Check out this one level move in ready home with 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms in Maiden. This home has been updated from top to bottom with new paint, new flooring and new appliances. It has

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Townhouse For Sale In NE Hickory

Awesome townhome with 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms in NE Hickory close to LR University, shopping and restaurants. This home has a great layout with an open living room dining room area. There is

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Anchors Landing Lakefront Lot For Sale On Lake Hickory

Wonderful Lakefront 1.19 acre lot on Lake Hickory in the gated community of Anchors Landing.This lot is wooded and has a nice slope down to the water. It is a magnificent place for someone to build

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Amazing Hickory NC Home For Sale

Better than new, home with 4 bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms, hardwood floors and a beautiful fenced yard in NE Hickory.This home has an amazing layout that features an open concept kitchen, living room and

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Move In Ready Home For Sale In Hickory NC

NEW PRICE >>>>>> $199,900Wonderful move in ready home with 4 bedrooms and 2.5 bathrooms in Hickory.Buyers will love this home with its fresh neutral paint new flooring and lots of

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Lake Hickory Building Lot For Sale In Bethlehem NC

NEW PRICE >>>>>>> $69,900Lakefront building lot on lake hickory with dock. This 0.39 acre lot is inside but not part of the Olivers Landing subdivision in Bethlehem. It has

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Conover NC Home For Sale On 1 Acre

Awesome home with 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms on 1 acre in Conover. This home is truly move in ready with new flooring, a great open layout and lots of cabinet/counter space. The living

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Amazing Home For Sale In Catawba Springs With 4 Car Garage

4650 Flynwood Court NE Hickory NC 28601Simply amazing home in the golf community of Catawba Springs with 4 bedrooms, 4.5 bathrooms, finished basement, and garage space for 4 cars.This home has

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Beautiful Home For Sale In Lincoln County NC

Wonderful move in ready home with 3 bedrooms and  2.5 bathrooms, close to Hwy 16 in Lincoln County.This home has an awesome kitchen layout with granite countertops, pantry and stainless

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Bungalow For Sale In Alexander County

Cute bungalow with 1.36 acres on highway 127 in Alexander County. This home has 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, eat in kitchen, and sits on a great lot. This home does need some TLC, but is priced

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Brookstone Home For Sale In Mountain View

Check out this wonderful home with 4 bedrooms and 3.5 bathrooms in the Brookstone neighborhood of Mountain View.The main living area of this home has hardwood floors and an entry with vaulted.

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Building Lots For Sale In Millstone

Great building lot in established neighborhood within minutes of I-40. Minimum square footage for building is 1,100 sqft for 1 story, 1300 sqft for 1.5 story and 750 sqft minimum on main level.

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Energy Efficient Home For Sale In Hickory NC

Wonderful and one of a kind home in NW Hickory built with energy efficiency, sustainability  and self resilience in mind.  This home features 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, an updated

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Condo For Sale In NW Hickory

Great condo with 2 bedrooms and  1.5 bathrooms in NW Hickory.It has a nice layout with a large living room and dining room area.Upstairs there are 2 large bedrooms and a full bathroom.This home

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Move In Ready Home For Sale In Maiden NC

Check out this awesome one level home in Maiden with 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, and a fenced back yard.This home has a great open layout with a large living/dining area and an updated kitchen with

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Beautiful 4 Bedroom Home For Sale In Hickory

Wonderful home with 4 bedrooms and  2.5 bathrooms in NW Hickory with a mid-century modern vibe. This home features a huge living room with vaulted ceiling and fireplace. The dining room is

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Farmington Hills Home For Sale In Conover NC

Wonderful move in ready home with 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms, hardwood floors, and updated kitchen with stainless appliances. This one is in really good condition with updated bathrooms, an

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Home For Sale In Maiden NC

Move in ready home with 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms on a culdesac, conveniently located in maiden off highway 321. It has a large living room with fireplace, nice and bright kitchen, and awesome

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Taylorsville NC Mobile Home Park For Sale

A fantastic opportunity awaits with this manufactured home park, located directly off of the main highway between Wilkesboro and Taylorsville. According to Seller, it is the only flat land

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Exquisite Home For Sale In Collettsville NC

Wonderful mountain getaway home in Collettsville NC close to Wilson Creek and the Johns River.This home features all the high end finishes a buyer would expect for a home in this price range

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Hickory NC Home For Sale In Hidden Creek

Hurry up and check out this awesome home in Hickory. This home features 3 bedrooms, 2.5 baths and lots of great updates. Some updates include fresh paint inside and out, new flooring, new

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Walnut Creek Home For Sale In Newton

Beautiful 3 bedroom and 2 1/2 bathroom home on a cul-de-sac in Walnut Creek. This home has newly finished hardwood floors on the main level, tile in the foyer, bathrooms, and laundry room, and

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Sellers Market In Hickory Area January 2018

Even though the new year is barely getting started we are in the middle of one of the best sellers markets in recent memory. If you were thinking about waiting to put your house on the market this

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Hickory NC Building For Sale In Mountain View

Great building in the Mt. View area most recently used as a church. Main level is around 1900 square feet and there is an unfinished basement for additional storage or meeting space. Roof

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Newton NC Home For Sale With 4 Bedrooms

Wonderful brick home 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, with hardwood floors, classic details, and within walking distance to Downtown Newton.As you enter the home you are greeted to a stately entry

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Large Building Lot For Sale In Maiden NC

Wonderful building lot with multiple uses.The property is 5 acres near downtown Maiden next to Maiden High School.There is access to city water and sewer.It s partially cleared and would make a

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Amazing Mountain Home For Sale In Collettsville NC

5611 Collette Ridge Circle, Collettsville, NCWonderful mountain getaway home in Collettsville NC close to Wilson Creek and the Johns River.This home features all the high end finishes a buyer

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Collettsville NC 9 Acre Building Lot For Sale With Amazing Waterfall

000 Adako Road Collettsville NC 28611Build your dream home with room for a guest home next to your very own creek and waterfall.  This property includes 2 lots on 9 acres.Enjoy waterfall

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Lenoir NC Home For Sale

NEW PRICE >>>  $85,000Awesome move in ready home with 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom and an oversized detached 2 car garage.As you enter the home there is a really nice living room with wood

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Lake Hickory Home For Sale In Caldwell County NC

4914 Luna PointHickory, North CarolinaWonderful lakefront home on Lake Hickory with 4 bedrooms, 3 car garage and boat dock for 2 boats.This home has a great layout with lots of room for entertaining

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Stunning Home For Sale In Newton NC

1650 Summerlin PlaceNewton, North CarolinaSimply stunning home in Newton with 3 bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms and architectural detail not seen in most modern homes.As you enter the home you are greeted

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Rustic Lake Hickory Home For Sale

1911 Lake Acres DriveHickory, North CarolinaWonderful getaway home with a rustic vibe nestled in the woods on Lake Hickory.This home has a great layout with 2 master bedroom suites on the main,

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Selling A Home

Selling a home can be a difficult task for even the most seasoned of sellers. There is so much that goes into the process of placing a property on the housing market. First, the owner needs to get

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