Real Estate Market Report – Third Quarter

Every market is unique, yet the national sentiment has given rise to the notion that housing markets are stalling. Although interested buyers are out on an increasing number of showings, there remains a limited number of desirable listings. And although mortgage rates have remained enticingly low, home prices have reached unaffordable levels for many new […]

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11 Reasons to Retire in Asheville

Looking for a place to enjoy your retirement and get real value for your investment? Consider the vibrant culture and natural beauty of Asheville. “Asheville is a great place for retirement,” says Susan Wilson, of the Council on Aging for Buncombe County (coabc.org). “You can swim in a warm pool, play tennis, enjoy the nice […]

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Tiny House, Big Idea

Hand to chin, Jennifer eyed the space where her silver SUV was parked. “Could I build a tiny house right here?”   Last year, she fell in love with the house in Kenilworth and its view of the lake. After moving in she added an outdoor room — the perfect playroom for her two-year-old grandson. […]

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Tubing the French Broad River

As recently as 10 years ago, you would have been hard pressed to find much recreational activity on the French Broad River in Asheville. City planning had not accounted for best and highest use of river front properties, leaving it less than scenic for river goers who may have wanted to canoe, paddle board, or […]

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Market Report for January 2017

January saw predictably steady market growth with a slight increase in average list to sales price as well as a slight decrease in months of inventory. However, there was a significant uptick this month in change in average price. This reflects the greater volume of homes sold in a higher price bracket than in previous […]

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Market Report for December 2016

The market trends we saw in December strongly reflect the larger market trends for our area. While there were fewer new listings and closed sales overall, the sharp increase in median sales price in Buncombe County as well as the significant decrease in month supply of homes in Asheville and Buncombe County indicates that the […]

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Market Report for November 2016

November is typically the slowest month of the year in the real estate industry. Clients find it challenging to make time for house hunting and keeping the home they’re selling pristine for showings during the holiday season. Because there are fewer sellers in the market, the months supply of homes is at the lowest it’s […]

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Market Report for October 2016

With prices up and inventory down, the market was hot for sellers in October, which is consistent with the trends we saw in August and September. In fact, the median home price in Asheville continues to show increase month over month. That said, we are seeing the months supply of homes has leveled off and […]

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Market Report for September 2016

We’ve analyzed the data for September and have compiled the real estate market stats and trends we’re seeing in Asheville and Buncombe County. Perhaps most interesting to us this month was the year over year drop in home supply across all price brackets for single family homes. Asheville City Market Report Buncombe County Market Report […]

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DixonPacifica Celebrates Three Years

Think back to January 2013. Bruno Mars “Locked out of Heaven” was top of the charts. The economy was starting to recover, and DixonPacifica opened its doors to residents and aspiring-to-be-residents of Asheville, North Carolina. What started as two locals talking big dreams over a cup of coffee has since grown into a multi-million dollar […]

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