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

MLS Listing Status Definitions

MLS Listing Status Definitions If you’ve ever browsed the MLS, you’ve likely noticed multiple different listing statuses.  You might have found them confusing – and rightly so! We wanted to bring you the MLS Listing Status Definitions. There is a range of different listing statuses that you may see when looking at Asheville real estate … 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

Record Keeping As A Landlord

Record Keeping as a Landlord Good record keeping as a landlord, by many standards, one of the most important aspects of being a landlord. Maintaining organized and detailed records can protect both the landlord and tenant and helps to ensure that they maintain a positive and productive relationship throughout the length of the lease.  There … 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

Asheville Flat Fee Listing

Asheville Flat Fee Listing When it comes to listing a house, sellers have a number of options.  They can, of course, go the traditional route and work with a seller’s agent for a percent commission, or they can go it alone and attempt to sell entirely on their own.  Or, if they are reluctant to … 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