MEET CHRISTINA G. MERRILL

Don’t be surprised if Christina G. Merrill offers to help stage your home! Christina G. Merrill understands that your story is the key to helping you achieve your dreams and goals. Often, buying or selling a home lies at the core of successfully realizing those personal aspirations. When you work with Christina, you’ll gain a […]

WLOS Home of the Week: 56 McAbee Trail

Welcome to 56 McAbee Trail, Fairview Cozy up in this spacious log home retreat or enjoy the mountain air by the inground pool! Privacy and lush acreage abound at this Fairview home! The lovely screened-in porch is perfect for dining alfresco, while the two additional rocking chair porches boast meandering countryside views. When the weather […]

Meet Mark Morris

Mark Morris’s successful commercial real estate career has so far spanned more than 35 years. After graduating Western Carolina University, Mark took a position as an internal auditor with a national bank. His expanded duties included regional credit review and asset management, where he specialized in real estate. Upon leaving the bank, Mark formed a […]

Looking for a Log Cabin with a Fireplace—There’s a Saved Search for that!

Modern homes are always interesting. Historic Victorian homes have a timeless elegance all year long. And there’s nothing more indulgent than a lakeside home in the summer. But this time of year, when the early morning chill makes it difficult to crawl out of bed and turn on the coffee pot, it’s log cabins that […]

Never Stop Learning at the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute

This isn’t your grandparent’s retirement. “There is so much more to retirement these days,” Catherine Frank said. “The idea of just golf and leisure is becoming less and less the way people want to spend their retirement.” Sitting at her desk at the Reuters Center on the University of North Carolina at Asheville campus, Frank […]

National Home Sales down in December, up for 2016

Ongoing affordability issues and low supplies brought down December 2016 existing-home sales, according to the National Association of RealtorsⓇ’ (NAR) monthly report. This was the case in three of the four regions of the U.S.; sales in the South remained flat. Existing-Home Sales Sales across the nation averaged a 2.8% decrease from November. This December’s […]

WLOS Home of the Week: 633 Altamont View

Welcome to 633 Altamont View, Asheville Witness the city’s history and future from this luxury home, where living and entertaining are easy. In 1929, author Thomas Wolfe wrote a fictionalized account of his childhood in Asheville, NC. Dubbed Altamont, the town was described as ringed by the Blue Ridge, Pisgah, and Newfoundland mountains. Nearly a […]

Low Vacancy All Over: CoStar Reports on Asheville’s Q4 2016 Commercial Markets

We reported recently in the Beverly-Hanks 2016 EOY Market Report that 2016 was an interesting year for commercial real estate in Western North Carolina. And boy was that true! Office. Industrial. Leasing. We saw the same trend across all categories: the number of transactions was down, the average sales price was up. Even so, overall […]

Pick the Stone Fireplace of Your Dreams!

It may not feel like it this week, but winters in Western North Carolina can be cold! There’s arguably no home feature that evokes comfort and coziness as much as a blazing fireplace. And while brick and slate and tile certainly have their appeal, there’s a safety and majesty in a floor-to-ceiling stone fireplace. No […]