What Is An Estoppel Letter

In some cases, buying or selling a property can be relatively simple –  a seller lists their property, and a buyer purchases it.  Where the buyer intends to live in the property or even rent it out in the future, this process is fairly standard.  If, however, there is a tenant currently in place in … Continued

What is a Buyers Market?

What is a buyers market? This is a term that you probably haven’t heard thrown around too much in the last few years. Rodrigo explains what it means, and also lays out the signs to look for that indicate a buyer’s market. In the Asheville Real Estate market, the past several years have been all … 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

Energy Efficient Lighting

Energy Efficient Lighting For this month’s installment in our series on green building and sustainable living, Mamaw Love of Love the Green Team joins Asheville Cash Buyers to discuss one of the easiest changes that homeowners can make to improve the energy efficiency of their homes – lighting! On average, homeowners dedicate about 5% of … Continued

Backup Offers

Backup Offers As anyone who has tried to sell a property knows (except for a lucky few), not every property that goes under contract will close.  A contract can fall through for many reasons, some of them unpredictable and impossible to foresee. Many times, if there is a lot of interest in a property, a … Continued

PreQualified vs PreApproved

PreQualified vs PreApproved As either a buyer or seller of Asheville real estate, it can be confusing to understand the differences between prequalified and preapproved.  The two sound similar, but it’s important to understand their differences in order to be prepared and nimble on either side of the equation.   Prequalification is a “soft” qualifications … Continued

Asheville Short Sale

Asheville Short Sale No homeowner ever wants to find him or herself falling behind on mortgage payments, but it can happen to the best of us.  Often, circumstances entirely outside of our control can get in the way of the most carefully-laid plans. And, when they do, you may find yourself wondering “can I short … Continued

What is Energy Star?

What is Energy Star? Moving forward, we will be bringing you a new series every first Wednesday of the month!  Mamaw Love of the Love the Green Team will join us each month to discuss what you can do as a homeowner or renter in any house to make it more energy efficient and sustainable. … 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