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 […]

18 Home Furnishings Stores that Will Help You Refresh Your Home

Are you questioning your current home decor? After so much time at home over the last 18 months, you may feel like your house just doesn’t match “you” anymore. If that’s the case, then let’s freshen up your space! Western North Carolina communities are loved for their inspiring landscapes, dedicated nonprofits, and strong small businesses. […]

2021 Labor Day Events in Asheville and WNC

Summer weather is still stubbornly holding out for at least a few more weeks. But for many, the activities of summer will soon come to an end. Labor Day marks the unofficial end to the season: Vacations have been had. Children are back in school. There is a slight lull in tourism across Western North […]

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 […]

12 Local Nonprofits that Help Protect Our Natural Resources

In the Blue Ridge, our mountains are inextricably linked to our way of life. Traditionally, the mountains have guided farming practices, town traditions, and community cultures. Today, they serve as a backdrop for our outdoor adventures and lifelong memories.  Enjoying the beauty of our mountains is one way you can Live Abundantly in WNC. For […]

12 WNC Festivals You Don’t Want to Miss This Summer

There’s always something to do in Western North Carolina, and that’s never more true than during summer festival season. Our region hosts special events throughout the summer months that draw crowds of locals and visitors alike for family fun. Enjoy fun in the sun for the whole family! Don’t miss these popular summer festivals around […]

2021 July 4th Events in Asheville and across WNC

It’s Independence Day, and we’re ready to celebrate our country and enjoy all the highlights of the occasion—Face paint, flags, and fried food! While some communities are still social distancing, you can celebrate in style at a variety of fireworks shows and other events across the region. If you have trouble choosing, our agents weighed […]

Agents Answer: Where are the Best Places to See Fireworks in WNC?

Summer is in full swing, and we’re less than two weeks away from another fun Fourth of July weekend! Cities and communities across the region are excited to return to annual festivities and fireworks displays. While not as grandiose as in years past, there are again many choices for locals eager to celebrate our nation’s […]

2021 Memorial Day Events in Asheville and across WNC

Our communities are hardly back to “business as usual.” But with a significant proportion of the community vaccinated, people across Western North Carolina are feeling optimistic about ringing in the unofficial start of summer with barbecues, family-friendly events, and outdoor adventures. More importantly, Memorial Day is an opportunity to recognize and honor the servicemen and […]