The “Ten Commandments” for Home Buyers

Ten Commandments for Home Buyers

Purchasing a home can be one of the most exciting times in your life. Don’t let any of these common mistakes ruin your chance of owning your dream home. I. Thou shalt not, change jobs, become self-employed or quit your job. 2. Thou shalt not buy a car, truck or van (or you may be living… Read More

Tax Time . . . Deductions Not to Overlook!

Tax Forms

Believe it or not, as taxpayers we may overlook some seemingly obvious deductions that could save us more of our hard-earned money. Here are some of those items to keep in mind when tax time is looming. Remember, if you are ever unsure about a specific deduction, ask a trusted tax preparer, or visit for… Read More

Christmas is for . . .


From my earliest childhood memories, I can remember the anticipation of Christmas. From writing a list from the Sears catalog that was two pages long, to having fresh fruit, especially oranges and tangerines, to eating soft peppermint sticks. The smell of pecan and pumpkin pies, turkey cooking and, for me, collards. I also could not… Read More

Mountain Retreat for Sale in Burnsville NC| 20 Red Oak Lane Burnsville NC 28714

20 Red Oak Lane Burnsville NC

Wonderful Mountain Retreat! EXPECT TO FALL IN LOVE!! VIEWS for MILES! Welcome to 20 Red Oak Lane in Burnsville NC. Your dream home awaits you! Step away from a cookie cutter home on to this four bedroom, 4 bath home with tons of custom features to make your home a wonderful, enjoyable home to live… Read More

Should I Call the Agent with the Sign in the Yard?

Agent and Buyer Shaking Hands

When looking for a home either by driving by, going to an open house or online, you might end up with questions about the home or some interest. Who are you going to call? If you see a sign in the yard why not just call that agent, as who knows more about that property?… Read More

Home for Sale in Mars Hill North Carolina | 1962 Gabriels Creek Road Mars Hill NC 28754

1962 Gabriels Creek Road Mars Hill NC 28754

  Quiet Country Setting! Make this your homestead today! EASY ACCESS MINUTES TO MARS HILL UNIVERSITY! This one level home sits on 1.4 quiet moderately level acres just minutes from downtown Mars Hill and Mars Hill University. Wonderful area for gardening and outdoor living. Great garden area. Unfinished basement area for storage or added living… Read More

Should I Sell My Home Now?

Housing Market Graph - Should I sell my home now?

As a real estate agent I get asked from sellers “When is the best time to sell my home? The answer can vary depending on circumstances. Do you need to move for a job? Then the answer is yes unless you wish to rent until prices stabilize and you can get what you need out… Read More

How Long After A Short Sale Before I Can Purchase A Home Again?

Green House with Money - Purchase a Home In Asheville NC

The worst scenario happened for you. You found yourself in a situation where you had to short sale your home or it went into foreclosure. In the past most banks have had you wait 36 months for a short sale or up to seven years for a foreclosure before you could purchase another home with… Read More

Land for Sale in Leicester NC | 52 Laurel Cove Road Leicester NC 28748

13.98 Acres for Sale in Leicester NC 28748

Over 13 Acres in Lovely Leicester Community Are you looking to build your own dream home? This property is unrestricted and could be used to build one property or several properties. With over 13 acres, you can choose that “special” spot. Do You Want Mountain Views?  This property was logged a couple of years ago, and… Read More

English Country Home with Over 21 Acres

375 Holly Hill Farm Road Mars Hill NC Front Right

           Charming English Country! Make this your homestead today! EASY ACCESS MINUTES TO MARS HILL! Like a home that is uniquely you? Look no longer, while you enjoy your own private English Country home while feeling like you are on top of the world. This English Country home could make  a… Read More