How to Find the Best Real Estate Agent if You Live out of Town

With mega-search sites like Zillow and Trulia, finding listings is less of a challenge than it has ever been. However, finding your right dream home still takes time, know-how, and often the help of a dedicated professional real estate agent. But if you’re moving to a new area without any existing contacts, how do you […]

Seasonal Businesses Thrive in WNC: The Land of Four Seasons

If you’re looking for steady fix-and-flip investment opportunities, your money is better spent in tornado alley or along the Gulf Coast. Western North Carolina isn’t known for its unpredictable weather. Sure, we have the occasional 100-year flood. Any area with our unique topography is prone to some weather-related issues. But in general, we’re content to […]


Pam Braun is a winning relocation specialist. Pam has been an active broker since 2005, but her involvement in real estate began long before then. Working with a developer in a high-end community taught her excellent customer service. Her moves across North and South Carolina, Texas, California, Florida, Maryland, Pennsylvania, and North Dakota have made […]


Welcome to 10 Hunters Trail, Sylva Catch up on silence at this log home in the Beechwood subdivision. Enjoy long-range mountain views from the rocking chair deck. Entertain friends and family from the screened porch. Or simply sit back and relax among the cozy features throughout this custom home, including the cathedral ceilings, formal dining […]

Home Prices Up, Sales Down this July

Existing-home sales decreased in July for the first time year over year since November 2015. Frustratingly low inventory of affordable homes, coupled with appraisal complications and lagging construction contributed to the slowdown, according to the National Association of RealtorsⓇ’ (NAR) monthly report. Sales fell in three of the four major regions of the U.S. to […]

Tryon International Equestrian Center Offers World-Class Facilities

Opened in 2014, the Tryon International Equestrian Center effectively established the next chapter in a town where history and horses intersect. The $100 million, 1,450-acre, state-of-the-art facility takes a love for horses to the next level. Here, any and all can come and enjoy the beauty of the sport and its incredibly gifted animals. “For […]

Make Moving Day Easy with this Calendar Checklist

Whether you do it every few years or this is your first time as an adult, moving day can be a significant source of stress. There are so many things you must remember to do, from transferring your National Geographic subscription to making sure you can find your prescriptions later among the sea of uniform […]

Tryon Equestrian Center is a Must-See Location for Horse Lovers

Molly Oakman still has to pinch herself. “I’ve witnessed competition at this level only a couple of times in my life,” she said. “And never did I think it would be right here in my backyard.” As community relations manager for the Tryon Resort, Oakman speaks enthusiastically about the company’s centerpiece project: the Tryon International […]


Heather Chambers goes to work every day to help people realize their dreams. Heather puts to work her decade of industry experience and diverse expertise for you every day. It’s her mission to achieve the goals of homebuyers and sellers throughout Western North Carolina. In 2005, Heather began her career as a REALTORⓇ. Since then, […]