Asheville Real Estate Value – Tax vs. Market Value

There are many different ways to value a property – they can be purely numerical and easily quantifiable, emotional, or analytical.  But two of the most important ways to view property value – tax value and market value – can be tricky to differentiate.  Here’s how to understand the similarities and differences between tax value … Continued

Dual Agency – What You Need To Know

Dual Agency In the Asheville real estate market, there’s no shortage of agents to work with.  Whether you’re buying or selling a home, whatever specialty market you’re interested in or a part of, there’s almost certainly a local agent whose expertise lines up perfectly.  Still, even with the abundance of agents, there’s always the possibility … Continued

Sell in As-Is Condition

Sell In As-Is Condition As anyone who’s worked in the business can attest to, the real estate industry loves its abbreviations and lingo.  From CMAs to PMI, piggyback loans to short sales, the language of real estate can be confusing – even to those of us who deal with it every day!  Every once in … Continued

Selling Mobile Homes on Leased Land

Selling Mobile Homes Mobile homes, while they can provoke strong and polarized opinions, have become a popular solution to the high cost of living in areas like Western North Carolina.  While traditional home ownership may seem out of reach for some, mobile homes are typically much more affordable and, because they can be placed impermanently … Continued

Are Asheville Zillow estimates accurate? 

Are Asheville Zillow estimates accurate? The majority of home buyers begin searching for a home online, and most will find themselves on Zillow at one point or another.  The popular website offers listings and estimates for a wide variety of homes in many areas, but it can sometimes be difficult to know whether they information … Continued

Asheville Real Estate News Episode 012: Rich Lee

Asheville City Council Candidate Rich Lee Local elections are officially underway, and we’ve sat down with several candidates to find out more about who they are, what they stand for, and why they feel that they should be elected to office.  For this episode of Asheville Real Estate News, we invited Asheville City Council candidate … Continued

Asheville Real Estate News Episode 011: Gwen Wisler

Council Candidate Gwen Wisler With early voting underway and the primary election just two weeks away, it’s time to start considering the candidates for local office in earnest.  Last episode, we sat down with mayoral candidate Jonathan Wainscott to discuss his opinions on several issues related to real estate that are currently facing Asheville.  This … Continued

Asheville Real Estate News – A Conversation On Affordable Housing

For those of us who live in and around Asheville, it’s impossible to ignore the challenges that face the housing market and those taking part in it.  Sky-high rent, rising property values and taxes, and a disconnect between typical wages and housing costs – these are just a few of the problems that market participants … Continued