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Greg Balk “Mr. Lake Lure”

Greg-Balk-Mr.-Lake-Lure

The “lure” of the lakefront lifestyle is certainly hard to resist.  Like so many others, Greg and his wife Cindy discovered Lake Lure while on vacation.  They camped along the banks of the Rocky Broad River in Chimney Rock, and Greg felt the connection right away.  He was immediately drawn to the natural beauty and relaxed pace of life in Lake Lure.

For 20 years, Greg owned a successful healthcare personnel business with locations throughout Southern California.  After selling his company, Greg transitioned to life in Lake Lure with a new career focus in real estate and vacation rentals.  Using his entrepreneurial skills and California business savvy, he quickly made an impact in the community, earning him the name of “Mr. Lake Lure”.

As the Owner of Mr. Lake Lure Vacation Rentals, Greg sets high standards for the local vacation rental market.  He has a team of full time Licensed Property Managers to insure both homeowners and guests are well taken care of, every step of the way.  “For me, success is all about quality and communication”, Greg says.  “People know they can count on me, and the Mr. Lake Lure Team, to provide the very best vacation experience possible.”

Greg’s credentials and certifications:

  • Bachelor of Science – Hotel and Restaurant Management
  • Resort and Second Home Property Specialist (RSPS)
  • Previews International Luxury Home Specialist
  • Vacation Rental Management Association
  • North Carolina Vacation Rental Managers Association
  • Seniors Real Estate Specialist (SRES)
  • Accredited Buyers Representative (ABR)
  • Short Sale & Foreclosure Resource (SFR)
  • E-Pro Internet Specialist (ePro)
  • North Carolina Association of Realtors
  • National Association of Realtors
  • North Carolina Real Estate Broker License (218909)
  • South Carolina Real Estate Broker License (82457)

Bobbi Elliott, Mr. Lake Lure Vacation Rentals
Bobbi Elliott, Broker-in-Charge
Property Manager, Realtor®

Email:  Bobbi@MrLakeLure.com
Phone: (828) 625-9734
North Carolina Real Estate License #205801

Jeannine Heath, Property Operations Manager Mr. Lake Lure Vacation Rentals
Jeannine Heath
Property Operations Manager
Email:  Jeannine@MrLakeLure.com
Phone:  (828) 674-0901

Robert Phipps, Maintenance Supervisor Mr. Lake Lure Vacation Rentals
Robert Phipps, Realtor®
Maintenance 
Supervisor
Email:  Robert@MrLakeLure.com
Phone:  (828) 625-9734
North Carolina Real Estate License #300591

Skip Marsh Mr. Lake Lure Vacation Rentals
Skip “Skiptacular” Marsh
Brand Ambassador, 
Realtor®
Email:  Skip@MrLakeLure.com
Phone:  (828) 429-0916
North Carolina Real Estate License #272378

Dana Carlson, Administrative Assistant, Mr. Lake Lure Vacation Rentals
Dana Carlson
Administrtive Assistant
Email:  Dana@MrLakeLure.com
Phone:  (828) 625-9734

Mr. Lake Lure Vacation Rental Staff