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Meet Rick

Rick has been living and working in the Highlands/Cashiers area since 1974. He has been very active in this community in setting up educational programs for area schools and serving as Co-chair for the areas Make-A-Wish Foundation. He currently serves as a volunteer for a Disaster Relief Committee and is called to assist across North America. Rick has a vast history and knowledge of the local area and its outdoor activities. He and his family have been hiking, mountain biking and snowboarding here since they first arrived. Rick also served in the local construction industry for over 27 years, working his own crew, before getting his Brokers License. Since then he has sought the certification as Pricing Strategy Advisor (PSA), issued by the National Association of REALTORs.® This has proven of great benefit to both his Buyer and Seller clients in that the PSA Certification is specialized training to achieve better levels in finding a Fair Market Price, similar in aspect as to appraisals. Coupled with his knowledge and background of construction, Rick’s clients can rest assured that he has their best interests in mind and he will offer the best guidance, support and opinion as to property conditions and pricing. Testimonials - "Anyone in need of a well informed, hard working local man to handle your real estate needs in the Cashiers area, Rick Creel is the man. He took on a stagnant listing for someone he had never met and worked it until it was completed. He kept me informed and most of all he listened to my needs. He was quick to make suggestions and followed up on details." - Raymon Chisom - "If you need an honest and knowledgeable realtor who gets the deal over the finish line no matter the complications, then Rick is your guy!" - Patricia Pearce - "We would highly recommend Rick to anyone. He was consistently faithful with communication and assistance. He never gave upon us! It was a pleasure to work with him. He became our friend and not just our agent." - Josie Roberts - "Rick is a great realtor. He is always positive and goes beyond to get the job done. He is very patient and perseveres to get your property sold. Thanks Rick. Even in a slow market, you got the job done!" - Sandy Baer

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If you’ve ever dreamed of mountain living or renting a home among breathtaking views of nature’s beautiful backdrop, Landmark Realty Group can make it a reality. Let us help you purchase, sell or rent Western North Carolina Real Estate today! Our properties and real estate listings include mountain cabins, townhomes and condominiums, acreage, commercial real estate and luxurious estate homes. We specialize in North Carolina mountain real estate, specifically the historic communities of Highlands and Cashiers, along with the surrounding areas of Lake Toxaway, Lake Glenville and Sapphire Valley. Landmark Realty Group is equipped to assist you, regardless of your vision for a home or business in the mountains.

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It’s no surprise why so many seek a home in the Western North Carolina mountains. For generations, dating back to the late 1800s, visitors have sought refuge from the high summer temperatures and have journeyed up scenic, winding roads leading to the pure and unfiltered nature of the Nantahala Forest. You feel at ease the instant you roll down your windows and breathe in the fresh mountain air. Stress from everyday life disappears and suddenly, you are immersed in this beautiful setting that features majestic waterfalls and views of the Blue Ridge Mountains as far as the eye can see. At Landmark Realty Group, we get it. Our brokers live and work here; so, we know and love the area. We are coaches, mentors, hikers, fundraisers, relief workers and stewards of the lakes and land. Our local real estate agents keep up with trends that impact the local market and region to deliver the best experience in North Carolina. We are famous for our Southern hospitality, and clients become members of the Landmark family. 

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