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

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

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

Asheville Market Value

How to Determine Asheville Market Value? While many homeowners have a general idea of what they think their home is worth, that number may or may not be accurate.  In reality, the value of a home is based upon far more than personal attachment and gut feeling. In this episode of Whiteboard Wednesdays, we’ll take … Continued

Marketable Title vs Insurable Title

Marketable Title vs Insurable Title In the previous episode of Whiteboard Wednesdays, we discussed the concept of a title search and how it can benefit both buyers and sellers.  This episode, we take a look at marketable title vs insurable title, and how a potential buyer should look at each. A marketable title is, in … Continued

What is a title search?

What is a title search? When it comes to buying or selling a home, arguably the most important aspect is the title search.  Without it, accurately determining ownership and the financial state of the property becomes next to impossible.  So how can you, as either the buyer or the seller of the home, ensure that … Continued