10 Simple Home Improvements that Add Value to Your Home (and 4 that Don’t)

Homes in Western North Carolina are appreciating at historically normal rates, but not every home is “normal.” And for home sellers, it always pays to be better than normal. If you’re planning to put your home on the market this season—or you’re just planning ahead—there’s one sure-fire way to ensure your home is above average. […]

3 Spots Where Outdoor Lighting Will Improve Your Home and Your Life

One of the best things about living in Western North Carolina is how close we are to nature, any time of the day. Many local homes offer stunning views of the Blue Ridge Mountains by day and incredible starscapes by night. However, with no streetlights in sight, it can sometimes be difficult to navigate our […]

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 […]

Help Us Choose the Second 2020 Home of the Year Finalist: Outside Home Features

Which Home Deserves to be Home of the Year? Click the button below your favorite photo to vote now. Click the photo to see the listing. About the Homes: The homes featured in this week’s contest showcase the top 4 outside home features represented by our 2020 Homes of the Month winners. Learn more about […]

5 Things You Need to do to Sell Your Home in Time for Christmas

Don’t tell anyone, but last week we saw Christmas decorations at the dollar store. Are you shocked and outraged that we haven’t yet reached the first official day of autumn and are already seeing winter holiday decor? You’re not alone. However, the holidays are something you have to start thinking about now if you’re planning […]