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By ASHEVILLE REALTY REFERRAL RESOURCE 828-776-0779, CONTACT janeAnne365@gmail.com
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 WHAT  we see   redefines HOW  we see a property. ..the saga continues...I'm looking for a way to measure the change in perception based on what people choose and what they need.  I have a hunch that an hour or two plying the ins and outsof our handy MLS System might provide the frugal sleuth the...

By ASHEVILLE REALTY REFERRAL RESOURCE 828-776-0779, CONTACT janeAnne365@gmail.com
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Future Planning.Lately, I have been thinking a lot about what's ahead for us in the real estate industry. ..say in 2010. ..and researching, gathering data, raising my antennae...getting familiar with market demand statistics  I  am seeking a "heads-up" on promising trends-such as:          1. tre...

By Althea Mathews
(Appalachian Realty Associates)
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Single Family Residential HomesNumber Sold: 126Median Sale Price: $234,950Average Sale Price: $308,984Average DOM: 60Condos Number Sold: 21Median Sale Price: $198,000Average Sale Price: $264,712Average DOM: 203Townhomes Number Sold: 10Median Sale Price: $173,900Average Sale Price: $216,144Average...

By ASHEVILLE REALTY REFERRAL RESOURCE 828-776-0779, CONTACT janeAnne365@gmail.com
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We were out on 35 acres today, looking for a well. This is beautiful acreage, perfect for an equestrian retreat. It is level at the bottom, then rises gently thorugh a series of hills to the viewpoint high up the mountainside. But where was the well? We had hints from the owners of the property o...

By ASHEVILLE REALTY REFERRAL RESOURCE 828-776-0779, CONTACT janeAnne365@gmail.com
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Home owners as well as second/vacation home investors in Asheville’s “Green” real estate market have certain advantages. In the Greater Asheville area, where using green technology is becoming more in demand each year,   there are 374  “Green” homes currently  being built and 24 on the market.  T...

By ASHEVILLE REALTY REFERRAL RESOURCE 828-776-0779, CONTACT janeAnne365@gmail.com
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The variety and sheer landscape majesty of  Western North Carolina has always attracted people to the Greater Asheville(Buncombe, Madison, Yancey County) area. It's like finding treasure right here in our Appalachian Mountains. In the past, it was not too difficult for people to secure significan...

By ASHEVILLE REALTY REFERRAL RESOURCE 828-776-0779, CONTACT janeAnne365@gmail.com
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Mysteries abound in Buncombe County, North Carolina where I make my home.The Cherokee have lived in this area for a very, very long time, certainly longer than the Scots-Irish and other European immigrants.The Native Americans say that they were NOT the first ones here, however.One great-grandmot...

By ASHEVILLE REALTY REFERRAL RESOURCE 828-776-0779, CONTACT janeAnne365@gmail.com
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 In an effort to encourage U.S. cities to achieve independence from foreign and environmentally harmful energy sources, fourteen (14) US cities have, as of August, 2006 signed on to the Energy Freedom Challenge      These Fourteen Founding Cities, aka  America's Race to Independence through Renew...

By Althea Mathews
(Appalachian Realty Associates)
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Real estate broker Lee Pantas recently released the third edition of his best selling guidebook entitled The Ultimate Guide to Asheville & The Western North Carolina Mountains. The book comprehensively covers area attractions, lodging, restaurants, outdoor recreation, schools, shopping, and reloc...

By ASHEVILLE REALTY REFERRAL RESOURCE 828-776-0779, CONTACT janeAnne365@gmail.com
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Our real estate practice thrives not only because we are in the hugely desirable location, Asheville, North Carolina, but because we offer extensive service to our clients. That service extends out to the community.Back in 2006...we decided to open a portion of our building as a community meeting...

By ASHEVILLE REALTY REFERRAL RESOURCE 828-776-0779, CONTACT janeAnne365@gmail.com
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Markets stats say that a trend toward sustainable housing , the so-called "Green Market" is assured. Possibly this has a connection to "a common good”, and/or possibly we are looking at dollar opportunity in the form of a growth industry similar to  the computer industry 20 years ago. That indust...

By ASHEVILLE REALTY REFERRAL RESOURCE 828-776-0779, CONTACT janeAnne365@gmail.com
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Although I am a Land Specialist in the Asheville and Greater Asheville, N.C. area — (I focus on conservation developments/Preserves such as Creston Preserve and the ECO Horse-Friendly Walnut Creek Preserve as well as other “ECO conscious” investment real estate)— at least once a quarter I amble o...

By ASHEVILLE REALTY REFERRAL RESOURCE 828-776-0779, CONTACT janeAnne365@gmail.com
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Have you ever wondered what the secret of longevity in the practice of real estate IS? I have. I have spent many long hours pondering how to make my career prosper (and me , too) and have come to the conclusion that there are uncommon advantages in capturing unique the market niche, especially in...

By Althea Mathews
(Appalachian Realty Associates)
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The Asheville Home Builders Association and Asheville Citizen-Times present the 2006 Parade of Homes Saturday and Sunday, October 14-15 and 21-22.The four-day event allows participants to view 48 custom-built and built-to-sell homes from area builders. New designs, styles, green building techniqu...

By Althea Mathews
(Appalachian Realty Associates)
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The Mountain Living Log & Timber Frame Home Show comes to the Asheville Civic Center today from 12-7 pm. The show will continue Saturday, 10 AM-7 PM, and Sunday, 10 AM-5 PM.The show, produced by Western Carolina Productions, Inc., will showcase log and timber frame designs. Manufacturer’s represe...

By ASHEVILLE REALTY REFERRAL RESOURCE 828-776-0779, CONTACT janeAnne365@gmail.com
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OK! What Are These 1031 Exchanges...REALLY!??  Some Say "Pure Possibility!"We all may be familiar with the standard definition...."The 1031 Like Kind Exchange is a transaction that involves property held for productive use in a trade or business or for investment (except inventory and stocks and ...

By Althea Mathews
(Appalachian Realty Associates)
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Yahoo! Real Estate recently published an article discussing whether a national real estate bubble exists. The article concluded that the bubble is " a myth" and "a matter of perception".  Of particular interest: Asheville was listed as a hot "secondary market" and a promising market for investors...

By ASHEVILLE REALTY REFERRAL RESOURCE 828-776-0779, CONTACT janeAnne365@gmail.com
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                                                                                          Real Estate Relationships. I think they are an art form! Do you?Clients who are attracted to sustainable, value-added properties generally have “done their home work” and expect a certain level of attention ...

By ASHEVILLE REALTY REFERRAL RESOURCE 828-776-0779, CONTACT janeAnne365@gmail.com
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The Greater Asheville and Hendersonville areas of Western North Carolina have seen an influx of people investing in real property, both land and second home investments, in recent years.  As you can imagine farmland is disappearing at a rapid rate as the land opens to new development.  Land-of-Sk...

By ASHEVILLE REALTY REFERRAL RESOURCE 828-776-0779, CONTACT janeAnne365@gmail.com
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Remodeling is nothing new. Back in  the mid-1700s Queen Maria of Portugal was into it...on a grand scale.This portrait, courtesy of Wikipedia , seems to reveal a woman ready to make changes in her home... And indeed, Queen Maria began making sweeping changes in one of her castles  built in the 16...

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