The following information is courtesy of the Watauga County Register of Deeds Office website and is public record.

A grantee indicates the recipient of the deed, whether by purchase, gift or otherwise, while the grantor is the party releasing the deed.

The prices listed are calculated through the excise tax, which is assessed at $2 per $1,000 of the sales price. To view the deed of any land transfer, visit 72.15.246.181/watauganc, read and acknowledge the disclaimer and enter relevant criteria into the search engine.

May 10: Lots 1-5, Queen Street, Boone. Grantee: Andrew R. Greene. Grantor: Columbus-Howard Investments, LLC. Excise tax: $150. Price: $75,000. Page 826 of Book 2026.

May 10: Lot 38, Cross Creek Farm, Blue Ridge. Grantees: William K. Smith II and Druscilla Herrin McClelland-Smith. Grantor: Ledoux Living Trust. Excise tax: $1,460. Price: $730,000. Page 835 of Book 2026.

May 10: Unit 2-CG, Chalakee Condos, Watauga. Grantees: Timothy B. Nestor and Angela P. Nestor. Grantor: Echota East Ridge, LLC. Excise tax: $1,340. Price: $670,000. Page 864 of Book 2026.

May 10: Lot 316, Blue Ridge Mountain Club, Elk. Grantees: Jon D. Marty and Kendall E. Marty. Grantors: Allen G. Greenwood and Jane Britt Greenwood. Excise tax: $360. Price: $180,000. Page 891 of Book 2026.

May 10: One tract (2.503 acres), Cove Creek. Grantees: Frances M. Crucet and Kevin J. Tierney. Grantors: Paul R. McHugh Jr. and Melanie J. McHugh. Excise tax: $500. Price: $250,000. Page 1 of Book 2027.

May 10: Unit 3, Birch, Chetola Lake Condo, Blowing Rock. Grantee: Association of Co-owners of Chetola Lake Condominium Inc. Grantor: The Timothy G. Lane and Cheryl G. Lane Revocable Trust. Excise tax: $2. Price: $1,000. Page 23 of Book 2027.

May 10: Unit 3, Dahlia, Chetola Lake Condo, Blowing Rock. Grantee: Casandra E. Callison. Grantor: Association of Co-owners of Chetola Lake Condominium Inc. Excise tax: $2. Price: $1,000. Page 25 of Book 2027.

May 10: Lot 16, Grassy Gap Low, Laurel Creek. Grantee: Myrtle Bailey Langley. Grantors: Michael Wall Jones and Karen Patricia Jones. Excise tax: $320. Price: $160,000. Page 30 of Book 2027.

May 10: One tract (2.745 acres), New River. Grantee: A & B Jenkins’ Investments, LLC. Grantors: Jonathan Zachary Altneu and Heather L. Tweedie. Excise tax: $580. Price: $290,000. Page 43 of Book 2027.

May 10: One tract (1.40 acres), Watauga. Grantee: MDJ Holdings, LLC. Grantors: Roger Hughes and Patricia Kay Hughes. Excise tax: $605. Price: $302,500. Page 52 of Book 2027.

May 10: One tract (3.30 acres), New River. Grantees: Andrew C. Blavatt and Jessica A. Blavatt. Grantor: Margaret Roche Matherne. Excise tax: $186. Price: $93,000. Page 55 of Book 2027.

May 10: Three tracts (1.00 acre), Brushy Fork; (10.00 acres), Brushy Fork and (6.935 acres), Brushy Fork. Grantee: Sunflower Community Farm Inc. Grantors: James E. Ellis, William S. Ellis Jr. and Susan Ellis. Excise tax: $1,110. Price: $555,000. Page 58 of Book 2027.

May 10: Unit 15, Countryside Condos, New River. Grantees: John T. Kindred and Mason S. Zeberlein. Grantor: Krisallen Bean. Excise tax: $280. Price: $140,000. Page 64 of Book 2027.

May 13: Lot 9 and Lot 10, Echo Park, Blowing Rock. Grantees: James E. Beeler and Annette J. Beeler. Grantors: Joseph N. Crosswhite and Desiree Crosswhite. Excise tax: $900. Price: $450,000. Page 113 of Book 2027.

May 13: Lot A-1, Grassy Gap Golf Course, Beech Mountain. Grantees: Barry Dean Abernethy and Amy Hodges Abernethy. Grantors: Patrick Tate Maddox and Abigail Dowling Maddox. Excise tax: No taxable consideration. Page 131 of Book 2027.

May 13: Lot 24, Peacock Ridge, Blowing Rock. Grantees: James E. Caldwell III, Betty Russell Caldwell and Iris Bailey Caldwell. Grantors: James E. Caldwell III, Betty Russell Caldwell and Iris Bailey Caldwell. Excise tax: No taxable consideration. Page 135 of Book 2027.

May 13: Unit 207-B, College Place Condo, Boone. Grantees: William Eric Tice and Monica Mary Tice. Grantors: John E. Estes Jr. and Jane Q. Estes. Excise tax: $252. Price: $126,000. Page 139 of Book 2027.

May 13: Lot 3-R, Myria Forest, Watauga. Grantee: Amanda Ann Watkins. Grantors: Steven Dale Watkins and Amanda Ann Watkins. Excise tax: No taxable consideration. Page 160 of Book 2027.

May 13: Two tracts (1.00 acre), Laurel Creek and (9.25 acres), Laurel Creek. Grantee: John M. Buford Irrevocable Trust Agreement and Laura J. Wollpert Irrevocable Trust Agreement. Grantors: John M. Buford and Laura Wollpert. Excise tax: No taxable consideration. Page 164 of Book 2027.

May 13: Unit 5-C, Chalakee Condo, Watauga. Grantee: Red Tail Summit, LLC. Grantors: Delaney Harper Taylor Jr. and Peggy Cox Taylor. Excise tax: No taxable consideration. Page 168 of Book 2027.

May 13: Unit 7, Frontier Village, Watauga. Grantees: Amy Auton, Christopher Auten, Janet Earp and Ralph Earp. Grantor: The Association of Co-owners at Frontier Village. Excise tax: $2. Price: $1,000. Page 171 of Book 2027.

May 13: One tract (1.166 acres), Brushy Fork. Grantee: RWM Construction Inc. Grantor: Great Estates, LLC. Excise tax: $550. Price: $275,000. Page 173 of Book 2027.

May 13: Lot 15, Ski Mountain Acres, Blowing Rock. Grantee: Charles B. Gill Family Trust. Grantor: Charles B. Gill Family Trust. Excise tax: No taxable consideration. Page 213 of Book 2027.

May 13: One tract (less than an acre), New River. Grantees: Robert Lee and Sharon Lee. Grantors: Dorothy H. Jackson and Sandra J. Stanbery. Excise tax: $512. Price: $256,000. Page 222 of Book 2027.

May 13: Two tracts (2.986 acres), New River and (less than an acre), New River. Grantees: Robert Lee and Sharon Lee. Grantors: Susan J. Hodges, Gerald Hodges, David Jackson, Penny Jackson, Sandra J. Stanbery, Mark Stanbery and David E. Jackson. Excise tax: $150. Price: $75,000. Page 230 of Book 2027.

May 13: Lot 360, Westridge, Beech Mountain. Grantee: Gerald P. Morie. Grantors: Gerald P. Morie, Mary Ann Morie and Elnora A. Morie. Excise tax: No taxable consideration. Page 246 of Book 2027.

May 13: Unit F-2, Plymouth Trace Condos, Boone. Grantee: Phillips Group Properties, Limited Partnership. Grantor: E Properties, LLC. Excise tax: $320. Price: $160,000. Page 253 of Book 2027.

May 13: One tract (32.649 acres), Cove Creek. Grantees: Christian Arsenault and Rungaroon Arsenault. Grantor: Paul and Joyce Chiles Joint Trust. Excise tax: $1,088. Price: $544,000. Page 261 of Book 2027.

May 14: One tract (7.585 acres), Valle Ridge, Shawneehaw. Grantee: SSI Properties Inc. Grantors: Anthony M. Parasole and Tracy L. Parasole. Excise tax: $580. Price: $290,000. Page 297 of Book 2027.

May 14: Lot 207, Grassy Gap Golf Course, Laurel Creek and Lot AA-626, Westridge, Laurel Creek. Grantee: Ronald C. Backer and Barbara G. Backer Trust. Grantors: Ronald C. Backer and Barbara G. Backer. Excise tax: No taxable consideration. Page 334 of Book 2027.

May 14: One tract (less than an acre), Boone. Grantees: Matthew C. Howard and Erin G. Howard. Grantors: Jim C. Jones and Lou Ellen Jones. Excise tax: $284. Price: $142,000. Page 337 of Book 2027.

May 14: Unit 210, Smoketree Lodge, Watauga. Grantee: Craig S. Goralski. Grantor: Lien Huong-Thi Goralski. Excise tax: No taxable consideration. Page 375 of Book 2027.

May 14: Lot 22 and Lot 23, Mountain Ridge Estates, Blue Ridge. Grantees: Thomas A. Damian and Courtney Damian. Grantors: Andrew S. Hughes and Tonya N. Hughes. Excise tax: $570. Price: $285,000. Page 378 of Book 2027.

May 14: Unit 1, South Slope Condos, Watauga. Grantee: Everett Shane Fletcher. Grantor: Gretchen D. Bell. Excise tax: $120. Price: $60,000. Page 393 of Book 2027.

May 14: One tract (5.382 acres), Blue Ridge. Grantees: Matthew Scott Shepherd and Clare Carnes Shepherd. Grantor: Walkingwood Forest, LLC. Excise tax: $49. Price: $24,500. Page 436 of Book 2027.

May 14: Lot R-37 and Lot R-38, Grandfather Farms, Watauga. Grantees: James Douglas Beason and Tara Beason. Grantors: Rady S. Deal and Lynn T. Deal. Excise tax: $800. Price: $400,000. Page 442 of Book 2027.

May 14: Lot 19, Blue Ridge Estates, Blue Ridge. Grantee: Macey Elizabeth Wilkins. Grantors: Jonathan C. Webb and Rebecca J. Webb. Excise tax: $444. Price: $222,000. Page 457 of Book 2027.

May 14: Unit A, Appalachian Cluster, Mayview Manor Estates Townhome Condos, Blowing Rock. Grantee: Kimberly J. Kellerman. Grantors: Elizabeth M. Story, Suzanne S. Lambeth, David T. Lambeth Jr., Nicole S. Bateman, Thomas Douglas Bateman III, Joyce Story Morris, Fredanel S. Woronoff and Charles S. Morris. Excise tax: $620. Price: $310,000. Page 475 of Book 2027.

May 14: Lot 482 and Lot 483, Ridgeview Woods, Laurel Creek. Grantees: Jennifer Wilson and Erin Doolittle. Grantors: Thomas A. Albright and Kimberly Burch Daniell. Excise tax: $25. Price: $12,500. Page 498 of Book 2027.

May 15: Unit 211, Hawks Peak South Condo, Seven Devils. Grantees: Sandeep Mazumder and Gretchen A. Mazumder. Grantors: Albert R. Smith and Cary A. Smith. Excise tax: $308. Price: $154,000. Page 502 of Book 2027.

May 15: One tract (6.057 acres), Cove Creek. Grantee: Cash Custom Homes, LLC. Grantor: The Mark A. Trivette Living Trust. Excise tax: $110. Price: $55,000. Page 515 of Book 2027.

May 15: One tract (less than an acre), New River. Grantee: E Properties, LLC. Grantors: Betty A. Reary, Carol R. Parker, Dae H. Parker, James A. Reary Jr. and Anne Reary. Excise tax: $410. Price: $205,000. Page 576 of Book 2027.

May 15: Lot 7, Sleepy Hollow, Watauga. Grantee: Gina L. Grandi. Grantor: Carri Shaffer. Excise tax: $540. Price: $270,000. Page 585 of Book 2027.

May 15: One tract (6.67 acres), Cove Creek. Grantees: Russell Lee Johnson and Roger Dale Johnson. Grantors: Joyce Johson, Eileen Johnson, Russell Lee Johnson and Roger Dale Johnson. Excise tax: No taxable consideration. Page 596 of Book 2027.

May 15: Lot 117, Charter Hills, Laurel Creek. Grantee: O’Connell Family Revocable Trust. Grantor: Martin Bakalar and Susan F. Bakalar. Excise tax: $434. Price: $217,000. Page 604 of Book 2027.

May 15: One tract (3.903 acres), Stony Fork. Grantee: Mark A. Soave. Grantor: Angela Moody. Excise tax: No taxable consideration. Page 642 of Book 2027.

May 15: Lot 4, Village Cluster, Laurel Creek. Grantees: William Boice and Gillian Boice. Grantor: Bernie Everette Pope Jr. Excise tax: $298. Price: $149,000. Page 657 of Book 2027.

May 15: Lot 47, Greystone, Blue Ridge. Grantees: David N. Hilton and Karen V. Hilton. Grantors: Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., Irrevocable Agreement with Cecilia Lipton Farris and Marian Farris Retterer. Excise tax: $1,200. Price: $600,000. Page 675 of Book 2027.

May 15: Lot 181, Hemlock Hills, Laurel Creek. Grantee: Valerie Miles. Grantor: Robert S. Vivian Jr. Trust. Excise tax: No taxable consideration. Page 731 of Book 2027.

May 15: One tract (1.246 acres), Laurel Creek. Grantee: Joseph M. Nardi. Grantor: Joseph M. Nardi. Excise tax: No taxable consideration. Page 736 of Book 2027.

May 15: Lot 4, Bear Hill, Brushy Fork. Grantees: James Edward Harrison and Kimberly W. Harrison. Grantor: Jesse B. Creech. Excise tax: $460. Price: $230,000. Page 738 of Book 2027.

May 15: Unit 1-CG, Chalakee Condos, Watauga. Grantees: James L. Darden III and Linda W. Darden. Grantor: Echota East Ridge, LLC. Excise tax: $890. Price: $445,000. Page 756 of Book 2027.

May 15: One tract (less than an acre), Blowing Rock. Grantees: Marius Albu and Anamaria Albu. Grantor: Barbara Ann Deal. Excise tax: $12. Price: $6,000. Page 772 of Book 2027.

May 16: Lot 8, Quail Ridge, New River. Grantees: T. Shannon Neal and Dona W. Neal. Grantors: R. Worth Mangum and Tommye A. Mangum. Excise tax: $370. Price: $185,000. Page 775 of Book 2027.

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR CAPS LOCK.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.