These 3 Questions will Help You Find the Best Agent to Sell Your Luxury Home

Let’s pretend you’re the heirs of the magnificent Biltmore Estate and you’re interested in putting your private family home and surrounding land on the market. Or that your meticulously remodeled downtown condo has won top honors from HGTV and is now ready to win a buyer’s heart. There are probably a lot of goals around […]

Local Schools are Building Tomorrow: Education is a Top Priority in WNC

One of the most important things to consider when you’re thinking about moving is the quality of the schools. The schools around a home affect its value and its appeal to potential future buyers. Even if you don’t have children or they are out of the nest, you want to be aware of the quality […]

See 750 Acres of Innovative Urban Development in Biltmore Park

Imagine all the conveniences of living in a city center without the challenges. Biltmore Park, located in South Asheville, NC, offers a fresh re-imagining of the main streets of the past. The community was built to meet today’s standards of smart growth, green living, and reduced driving. Here’s everything you need to know about Biltmore […]

Agents Answer: Where are Your Favorite Spots to Cool off?

Welcome to the Dog Days of Summer! Temperatures have been rising and won’t come down anytime soon. Summertime in the mountains can be just as hot as any other place, but there are some secrets to keeping cool during the day and taking advantage of our breezy summer evenings. Are you new to the Western […]

Which is Better to do First: Sell Your Current Home or Buy a New One?

It’s that age-old dilemma, applied to one of the largest financial transactions you may ever make: Which step should come first?  On the one hand, you may not be able to put an offer on a new property without the capital from selling your current one. But on the other hand, you don’t want to […]

How to Find the Best WNC Community for You if You Live out of Town

Often, home buyers neglect one of the most important steps in finding a new home: They skip doing research on specific communities. Buying a home requires understanding your points of compromise. 62% of home buyers indicate that the overall quality of a community is the most important factor influencing their neighborhood choice. In fact, the […]

7 Outdoor Features that Increase Your Home’s Value (and 3 that Don’t)

You’ve decided to drop an entire year’s salary on a complete backyard remodel. You’re putting in mature trees, a koi pond, an apple orchard, a sweet outdoor kitchen, and a covered patio overlooking a brand new infinity pool. The plans are ready, and you’re stoked! After all, the sum total of these features can only […]

What is an HOA?: A Beginner’s Guide to Condo and Homeowner Associations

Many planned communities, certain neighborhoods, and condominium complexes are governed by homeowner associations (HOA) or condo owner associations (COA). HOA and COA governance is designed to maintain the integrity of the neighborhood or community. But depending on your lifestyle needs and real estate goals, they aren’t for everyone. If you’re considering purchasing a home in […]