Agents Answer: Where in WNC is the Best Dining with Great Views

Western North Carolina is known for a wide variety of things: Craft brewing, a heritage of handcrafted art, a growing foodie scene, and access to one of the most beautiful and ecologically diverse mountain habitats in the world. Living in a culture with just one of those elements would be a special experience. But living […]

8 Places in WNC that Prove that Art Should be Accessible to All

There has always been a rich atmosphere of creation throughout Western North Carolina. The Appalachian mountains have a storied history of handmade crafts, ranging from weaving to woodworking, pottery to jewelry. Fine artists have been attracted to the area for more than a century, as well. Innovative artists like Robert Rauschenberg, Josef and Anni Albers, […]

Agents Answer: Where are the Most Affordable Neighborhoods in WNC?

In our end-of-year Market Report for 2018, we reported that the supply of homes priced under $300,000 was down by 4.4% across our nine-county region. In fact, it’s possible that in certain communities, there may no longer be affordable homes available. If you’ve been shopping for an affordable home in Western North Carolina, that’s probably […]

2018 July 4th Events in Asheville and across WNC

It’s Independence Day, and you know what that means!—Face paint, flags, and fried food! Celebrate in style at one of the many great fireworks shows across the region. If you have trouble choosing, our agents weighed in on their favorite fireworks locations to help you find the right view. But don’t sit around all day […]

2018 Memorial Day Events across WNC

After our cold winter and late spring, we are ready for summer! Grilling, family-friendly events, outdoor adventures—we want it all! And Memorial Day is the kickoff. To celebrate the season, communities across Western North Carolina are holding art tours, beer festivals, concerts, and citywide celebrations. Whatever your interests, there is an event for you. Stay […]

4 Local Scientific Research Centers that Make a Global Difference

Since 1970, April 22 has been known as “Earth Day,” a day when people come together to support the environment, work towards sustainability, and protect the planet. While Earth Day has become “the largest civic observance in the world,” there are many who believe that one day isn’t enough. Their focus on protecting this little […]

Science and Technology Ventures are Launching Historic Burnsville, NC into the 21st Century

When you think of the historic mountain town of Burnsville, you may not immediately think of twenty-first century science and industry. But there are gigabytes of valuable information flowing discretely at lightning speed throughout the county. Located 35 miles northeast of Asheville and 50 miles southwest of Boone, the friendly small town of Burnsville, NC […]

Life in Burnsville, North Carolina is Above and Beyond the Norm!

Whoever said small-town life was a small life never lived in Burnsville, NC. The town offers living situations and outdoor experiences that go above and beyond the norm, presenting you with many opportunities to Live the Life You Choose. “Burnsville is kind of a cool place to be,” said Jamie McMahan, Yancey County Planner. “Our […]

5 Stunning Homes for (around) $5 Million

There are many things you could buy with $4-6 Million. But living a life of luxury isn’t about what you can get with the money—it’s about creating a lifestyle that matches your interests and needs, wholly and completely. Close your eyes. Imagine yourself living your ideal life. Where are you? Maybe you’ve always wanted to […]