Top-Notch Realtor Guides Buyers through Their Topton, NC Home Purchase

Tommy and Rhonda Woodard became acquainted with The Poltrock Team in a roundabout manner. The couple was looking for homes in Topton, North Carolina, and the couple was very interested in one of the agency’s listings. While getting details on the property, Tommy and Rhonda really hit it off with realtor Wayne Cofer, so they enlisted his help in locating the perfect mountain cabin.

Wayne immediately jumped into action, taking Tommy and Rhonda to see several different properties for sale around the county. This high-achieving go-getter seemed to genuinely enjoy the hunt, and the couple never felt rushed as they searched for their ideal mountain home.

As luck would have it, the Woodard’s found exactly what they were looking for: a home that perfectly suited their daughter and three grandsons. In fact, the listing had been on for only 12 hours when it appeared on the couple’s radar. On Sunday, Tommy and Rhonda texted Wayne and requested to see the property. On Monday, they toured the home and submitted an offer to purchase it.

As the Woodard’s real estate transaction progressed, Wayne gave the buyers play-by-play details on each step of the process. Because this was their first-ever home purchase, Tommy and Rhonda appreciated Wayne’s patience as he answered their many questions. They felt that he was extremely helpful, and he went “above and beyond” to assist them.

As Tommy and Rhonda reflect on their mountain cabin purchase, they happily sing The Poltrock Team’s praises. They also give their agent a “10” for his expertise and superior service, and would certainly work with him in the future.

“We learned about The Poltrock Team because they represented the first property we liked. We felt that realtor Wayne Cofer was a perfect fit for us, so we decided to work with the group to purchase our mountain home.

As we began looking at property on the market, Wayne showed me a few different listings. He never seemed upset that he had to run all over the county until we found the right house. We never felt rushed, and we think Wayne is wonderful.

Fortunately, we found a mountain cabin that was perfect for our daughter and three grandsons. It had been listed only 12 hours before I saw it on I immediately (on Sunday) texted Wayne, and asked him to arrange a property visit. On Monday, we viewed the home and submitted our offer. I give Wayne Cofer the highest praise for helping us to get the ball rolling.

During our real estate transaction, Wayne very helpfully provided step-by-step details on each phase of the process. This was our first-ever property purchase, and Wayne patiently answered every question we had. I feel that he went above and beyond on every aspect.

Looking back, we would rate The Poltrock Team a “10” for their service, and we would definitely work with them again. In fact, I would highly recommend you guys to anyone looking to buy! Yeah! Poltrock Team! You’re the Best!”

Tommy & Rhonda Woodard
Bryson City, NC

Experienced Seller Gets Great Results with Sale of his Murphy, NC Cabin

After enjoying his Murphy, North Carolina mountain home for several years, J.J. Biblis decided it was time to pass the property to a new owner. So, J.J. decided to find a top-notch realtor to drive the process. For many years, he had believed that a seller would get the best results by working with a nationwide company. Adding a locally based agent, who ideally lives in the seller’s city or community, would set the stage for a successful outcome.

About that time, J.J.’s son provided an enthusiastic referral to The Poltrock Team. J.J. also became acquainted with the team’s first-class reputation. Looking at the big picture, J.J. knew that this high-achieving agency was by far the best choice. So, he enlisted their help in selling his cabin in the mountains.

From start to finish, The Poltrock Team was on top of their game. First, John and J.J. came up with a realistic price and a successful property marketing plan. As the real estate transaction progressed, John and Kathy provided excellent client service. They were always available to address J.J.’s questions and move the home buying process along.

As J.J. reflected on his very successful real estate experience, he heartily gave The Poltrock Team a “10” for their superb service and dedication to their business. This satisfied seller would happily work with these proven professionals in the future.

“I found out about The Poltrock Team through a conversation with my son. He highly recommended this area agency, and I learned about their excellent reputation. In addition, I have long believed that a seller should choose a nationwide company, along with an agent who lives in the seller’s city or community. So, I decided to work with the team to sell my Murphy, North Carolina home.

Throughout my real estate transaction, John and the staff were very friendly and helpful, and they followed up on all opportunities. John had excellent suggestions, and he and I came up with a plan that worked. In addition, John and Kathy were very accommodating, and were always available to answer my questions and push the sale of the house ahead.

Based on my experience, I would give The Poltrock Team a “10” for their service. I would certainly work with them again.”

J.J. Biblis
Murphy, NC

Out-of-Area Seller Enjoys Peace of Mind when Selling Her Murphy, NC Cabin

After owning her Murphy, North Carolina mountain home for several years, Karen Covert knew the time was right to sell the property. Naturally, this savvy seller did considerable research before choosing an agent to handle the transaction.

During the search process, The Poltrock Team became a leading candidate, as Karen had seen the agency’s ads and viewed references from satisfied clients. After careful evaluation, Karen hired this group of high achievers to place her mountain cabin for sale, knowing they were the right professionals for the job.

The Poltrock Team’s top-notch agents and staff got to work right away. John Poltrock decided on a realistic listing price, and the team members continued to provide their expertise and logistics assistance throughout the process. Karen was particularly pleased that the team handled many transaction details via phone calls and emails, as she lived 1,100 miles away.

Overall, Karen was delighted with her real estate experience. She would gladly award The Poltrock Team a “10” for their exemplary service, and would be happy to work with them again. She was especially grateful for John Poltrock’s help, as he gave her great peace of mind by making the process simple and easy. As she begins the next chapter of her life, Karen has become a Poltrock Team fan for life.

”I learned about The Poltrock Team by viewing their ads and obtaining references. After much consideration, I decided to work with the agency to sell my Murphy, NC mountain cabin. I felt they were exactly what I needed.

During my real estate transaction, the team very generously provided their expertise and assistance. Everything was done for me, which I greatly appreciated because I lived 1100 miles away. Overall, I had a great selling experience. I would give The Poltrock Team a “10” for their service, and I would absolutely work with them again.

Working with John at Re/MAX was a gratifying experience. Knowing that he was taking care of everything, because I lived so far away, made the process simple and provided me peace of mind. Thank you, Re/MAX! You rock!”

Karen Covert
Vitae, WI

Couple Enjoys Superb Agent & Staff Support when Selling Their Murphy, NC Home

When William and Sheryl Hawley decided to sell their Murphy, North Carolina home, they began searching for a top-notch realtor with proven knowledge and experience. As luck would have it, the couple had already received several mailings from The Poltrock Team. After speaking with John Poltrock, William and Sheryl knew they had found the right agent for the job, so it was easy to begin the listing process.

As the Hawley’s real estate transaction progressed, The Poltrock Team was by their side every step of the way. When the couple had questions, or needed advice on some aspect of the process, a team member always returned calls and was available to help them. William and Sheryl were very comfortable working with the team’s professional agents and staff, and felt that everyone shared the same vision for marketing and selling the mountain cabin to the new home buyers.

Looking back, William and Sheryl happily gave The Poltrock Team a “10” for their superior service, and would gladly work with them again.

“We found out about The Poltrock Team by receiving their mailings. After a conversation with John Poltrock, we enlisted the agency’s help in selling our Murphy, North Carolina home.

During our real estate transaction, the team was always available when I needed them or had questions about the process. Overall, we had a very professional real estate experience. We were very comfortable working with the agents and staff, and we were all on the same page regarding our mountain home.

We would give The Poltrock team a “10” for their excellent service, and we would certainly work with them again.”

William & Sheryl Hawley
Sarasota, FL

Murphy, NC Spring Festival Offers a Feast for Your Senses

If you’re itching to enjoy some balmy spring air, and you’re up for some lively family fun in historic downtown Murphy, NC, the Murphy Spring Festival is just the ticket. Set for Saturday, May 4 from 12 -8 p.m. along Tennessee Street, this popular event is coming back for its second year. The Murphy Business Association is the force behind this multi-faceted celebration, which really does include something for everyone’s taste. Note: If the weather doesn’t cooperate, the Murphy Spring Festival’s rain date is Sunday, May 5. Continue reading “Murphy, NC Spring Festival Offers a Feast for Your Senses”

Ramps, Ramps Everywhere at the Ramp Festival in Murphy, NC

Springtime in our mountains sparks a veritable riot of color. You can’t help but notice the striking light greens of the forest, accented by the flowering trees and bushes that seem to pop up everywhere. Underneath the vibrant forest canopy, millions of regional plants spring up from the ground, responding to the warmer weather and great seasonal growing conditions.

One notable plant species has earned its own dedicated group of fans over the years. Yes, we’re talking about quirky little ramps. In fact, this unusual member of the onion/garlic family has even given rise to several regional festivals, including one in Murphy, NC. Read more about this upcoming gathering, and find resources for cultivating ramps on your property this season.

Murphy’s 10th Annual Ramp Festival
Late April is the perfect time for a ramp festival, as these funky little vegetables are smack in the middle of their harvest season. On Saturday, April 27 from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., the 10th Annual Ramp Festival will kick off at the L&N Depot in downtown Murphy, North Carolina. You’ll enjoy a plate of ramps and fixins’ for $8, with $4 plates for children under 12.

This popular annual event is sponsored by the Cherokee Masonic Lodge #146. All proceeds benefit the Masonic Home for Children in Oxford, North Carolina. So, come on down for a lunch you’ll remember for years, and support a good cause while you enjoy your meal. Continue reading “Ramps, Ramps Everywhere at the Ramp Festival in Murphy, NC”

Experience These 4 Legendary Motorcycle Rides near Murphy, NC

Our mountain region offers some of the most drop-dead-gorgeous scenery you’ll find anywhere. Just a short drive from Murphy, NC, you’ll encounter winding mountain roads through lush green forests, stunning waterfalls fed from hidden streams, and sweeping vistas with layers upon layers of mountains. From time to time, you’ll happen upon a quirky little town or a restaurant that retains its decades-old décor and vibe. Continue reading “Experience These 4 Legendary Motorcycle Rides near Murphy, NC”

Satisfied Buyers Receive Superb Client Service during their Murphy, NC Home Purchase

When Geams and Laura Bass decided to purchase a mountain home in Murphy, North Carolina, a house listed by The Poltrock Team caught their eye. Naturally, the agency quickly responded to the couple’s inquiry, and realtor Wayne Cofer began assisting his new clients right away.

After learning about Geams’ and Laura’s home search parameters, Wayne arranged for them to see several listings that afternoon. The following day was chock-full of property showings, each accompanied by complete listing details. Geams and Laura appreciated Wayne’s extensive market knowledge, and they were also pleased that he selected properties within their price range.

Finally, Geams and Laura found their ideal mountain home, and Wayne quickly submitted an offer to the property’s listing agent. They immediately responded with an answer, and Wayne soon had a contract ready for review. As the real estate transaction progressed, Wayne kept Geams and Laura in the loop, advising them of relevant details and keeping their best interests at the forefront of all negotiations.

Overall, these home buyers had a very positive real estate experience; and they felt that Wayne and the staff treated them with honesty and friendliness throughout the process. Geams and Laura would rate the group a “10” for their customer service, and would definitely work with them in the future.

We found out about The Poltrock Team because their office listed a home in which we had an interest. These professionals returned our call when another realtor would not, so we decided to work with the group.

We partnered with Wayne Cofer to purchase a home. From our first meeting with Wayne, he put us at ease and made us feel like he had plenty of time for us.

Wayne arranged to take us to look at homes that very afternoon, and we saw several listings. The next day, he had a lot more showings lined up, and we spent the entire day viewing properties listed for sale!

For each property, Wayne provided a printout with a picture and all the listing details. This was very helpful when we reviewed each property’s pros and cons later.

Finally, we decided to make an offer on our dream home. Wayne moved quickly, writing up the offer and submitting it to the other agent. We got an answer right away, and Wayne had a contract ready very soon thereafter. Throughout the transaction, Wayne kept in contact with us, and he acted on our behalf and in our best interests at all times. Wayne is a great guy, and it was a very positive experience!

During our real estate transaction, our agent’s knowledge of the area was most helpful. We also appreciated that he chose properties that stayed within our price range. Overall, we were treated very well, with honesty and friendliness at all times. We would give these dedicated professionals a “10” for their service, and would certainly work with them again.”

Geams and Laura Bass

Murphy, NC


Murphy, NC Home Sellers Benefit from Staff’s Great Communication and Strong Work Ethic

When Martha and Richard Holladay decided to put their Murphy, NC mountain property on the market, they wanted to work with a highly successful realtor who would definitely sell their home. Following a less-than-stellar previous experience with another local agent, the Holladay’s contacted The Poltrock Team after viewing one of the agency’s outdoor signs.

Throughout the Holladay’s real estate transaction, they were pleased that The Poltrock Team provided them with frequent updates on the process. Martha and Richard also appreciated each team member’s professionalism and attention to detail. Reflecting on their experience, the couple felt that the agency’s dedication to superb client service was unmatched, and they would gladly work with this team of high-achieving professionals again.

I found out about The Poltrock Team by viewing their outdoor sign on a trailer. I decided to work with the team because I wasn’t happy with the service provided by another local real estate sales associate.

During my real estate experience, The Poltrock Team was most helpful in providing me with continuous information on our home for sale. Overall, the team was professional, personal, and friendly throughout my transaction.

Our level of service and dedication greatly exceeded the scale! We would absolutely work with The Poltrock Team in the future.”

Martha & Richard Holladay

Memphis, TN

Skilled Real Estate Agent Plays Key Role in Murphy, NC Home Purchase

When David Bellino & Arleen Elliott began searching for a home in Murphy, NC, they wanted to work with an agent who would really listen to their concerns and put their interests first. They also looked for a skilled negotiator, as home buying transactions can often encounter a few bumps on the road to a successful outcome.

As luck would have it, a realtor’s referral led David and Arleen to The Poltrock Team’s Donna Srabian. After learning about Donna’s extensive market knowledge and record of buyer success, the pair decided to work with the team.

Throughout the couple’s real estate transaction, The Poltrock Team’s knowledge and experience shone through. David and Arleen were very pleased with the team’s strong leadership, and would definitely work with them again. These satisfied home buyers also sang Donna Srabian’s praises, and they look forward to partnering with her during a future transaction.

“We were ready to buy our mountain dream home. I learned about The Poltrock Team through a referral from another agent. After speaking with Donna Srabian, I decided to work with the group.

I wanted an agent who would listen to my interests and concerns. More than that, I wanted someone who would negotiate for me throughout the buying and selling process. After meeting Donna Srabian, I found that and more. Her contacts, knowledge about homes’ market value, and experience enabled her to navigate through some unanticipated rough spots in the purchase.

During my real estate transaction, The Poltrock Team was most helpful in providing knowledge and experience, and the team members excelled in their roles. Overall, I was very comfortable with the team’s leadership, and I would absolutely use them again. Donna was great, and I would not hesitate to work with her in the future.”

David Bellino & Arleen Elliott
Murphy, NC