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Do You Really Need a Realtor to Buy A House

The simple answer is no, you are not required to have a realtor to buy a house. But think carefully before you choose to purchase a house by yourself. If you do not have experience with the home buying process, common home buyer mistakes can cost you a great deal...

Open House Etiquette Every Buyer Should Know

Open houses have their own written and unwritten rules of etiquette that buyers need to follow. It is easy to make mistakes when buying a home if you don't know the ins and outs of looking and purchasing. Open houses are a great way for buyers to get a no investment...

13 Common Home Buyer Mistakes

Buying a home is an incredibly exciting milestone in your life. Whether it’s purchasing your first house or forever home you’re making a big decision with lasting consequences. You aren't just buying a house, you are building a home. That is why it is so important not...

Credit Union vs. Bank Mortgage: Pros & Cons

Buying or building a home is traditionally the largest purchase you will make in your lifetime. So whether you choose a Credit Union or a Bank to finance, your decision will have a lasting effect for the life of your mortgage loan. Getting pre-approved for home...

9 Red Flags to Look for When Buying A Home

Buying a home is a big decision, with no room for buyer’s remorse. Knowing the red flags to look for can keep you from buying a money pit property. There are several things you should know before buying a home, including red flags, to look for. Whether these red flags...

Build or Buy a House: The Pros and Cons

If you are even considering whether to build or buy your home, first you must realize the importance of a home that fits your needs. Whether you are a family with teenagers, empty-nesters looking for a change, or just looking to take advantage of your retirement...

Best Time of the Year to Sell A House

If you are thinking of selling your home, you may be wondering about the best time of year to sell a house. Not all local markets are affected by seasonality. Winters in the south are very mild compared to northern states, which leaves potential buyers hoping to...

How to Choose a Realtor to Sell Your Home

Selling your home can be challenging. Everyone has heard horror stories of homes that spent years on the market or dropped prices significantly. That is why choosing the right real estate agent to list your home is so important. If you don’t have a plan and your home...

Expert Guide to Building a Custom Mountain Home

Building a custom home in the mountains is one of the single biggest decisions you will make in your life. Actually, it is the first of a million decisions you will have to make in the process of building your own home. The stress of renovations is nothing compared to...

6 Reasons You’ll Want To Move To Asheville

Did you know that Asheville was ranked among the top 100 best cities to live in the US? In recent years we’ve noticed an increased interest in people moving to Asheville and the WNC area, and here’s why: 1. The mountains Fresh, clean air and gorgeous views are some of...

10 Things You Should Do to Get Top Dollar for Your Home

As experienced realtors in WNC, we know the best ways to sell your home for top dollar. You don’t have to spend a ton of money refurbishing the house to increase the value. Here are some small things you can do that will make a big difference when it comes time to...

10 Tips Every First Time Home Buyer Needs to Know

When you’ve decided to buy your first home, your emotions are probably an even mix of excitement and nerves. There is a lot to consider, and the first time home-buying process might seem a bit daunting at first. As experienced realtors, we’ve decided to put together a...

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