Without much effort, I found good news in the real estate industry.
By jami mullikin
(Hill Mullikin Co.)
We have a client that has had great success in 2008 selling real estate in Boone, NC. Usually people are suspect of the numbers and think that Echota must be doing something like huge discounts or some secret incentive program. The reality is that their secret is staying positive, having a good product for the right market and continuing to spend marketing dollars. And when I asked Mark Harrill, the developer of Echota, how he became the most successful community in North Carolina in 2008 he told me "2008 success started in 2001 by listening to what the market wanted." You see Mark never set out to build a monument to himself or make gazillions to have the lavish lifestyle of his developer peers. He wanted to create a special place for the largest segment in the market. A place that peo...