Buying a home in Asheville can be complex

Buying homes in Asheville can be complex. We have areas that offer the nightlife of downtown Asheville; we have South Asheville that has close shopping, lots happening, and the huge Biltmore Park that offers movies, music, and fabulous dining. Then we have the more rural areas such as Candler, Canton, some areas in Weaverville, Brevard, and many more. These areas, in my opinion, are the epitome of what these Blue Ridge Mountains are all about. When you contact your Realtor there may be a multitude of areas that you may find attractive so be open and yet specific to what you are looking for. Here are some things to consider when preparing your “must haves” and “do not want” lists when you buy your home. Besides the normal bedrooms and baths there are some additional things to consider.

Do you want land? This can require lots of time and maintenance on your behalf. If you are […]

Misconception #1

Misconception #1- Advertising a property is the solution to selling your home quickly.

Yes, advertising a property is an important factor. However, it is only one out of three components that help contribute to your house being sold. Marketing a property involves the promotion of your home, presentation of your home, and the right pricing of your home. When a homeowner achieves all three components simultaneously, he or she will sell their home the fastest and for the most money at the closing table. The logical step to take in order to reach this type of success, would be to hire a licensed real estate professional. Realtors are trained to help facilitate the sale of real property. Listing agents, specifically focus on the 3 components mentioned above to help their clients succeed at the closing table.

To help you better understand how this system works in more […]

Can I work from home?

When you hear a realtor say “I can work from home”, what does that REALLY mean?  That means we are going to call YOU!!  Everyone of you.  These are our special days when we get to touch base with all our family, friends, business associates, peeps, acquaintances, people we met in line at the grocery store, people we met in line at Verizon Hell, people we ran into the back of on the interstate exit ramp…you are all on our list.  Just plan on building in a good fifteen minutes because we will be dialing your number.  We love you and we are going to call you $@!!# it!

Pat Puckridge pat@patanddonna.com

Round Table Discussion

Here are some words from our team round table this week to share with you:

“Asheville Keller Williams office was #21 in the WORLD in profitability!”

Donna Prinz  –  Owner/Broker

 

“We are seeing so many multifamily buyers and sellers this year.  Investors are ready to buy!”

Pat Puckridge  –  Owner/ Broker

 

“Do you need reasonable professional property management?  We have an app for that:

Asheville Phoenix Properties!”

Tina Hill  –  Lead Buyers Agent

 

“HAFA program for short sales is allowing up to 10K to homeowners for relocation incentive!”

HAFA info link:   http://www.makinghomeaffordable.gov/programs/exit-gracefully/Pages/hafa.aspx

Heather Hines  –  Listing Agent/Short Sales Specialist

 

“We are entering our busy season on the property management side of real estate and are appreciating the opportunity to take care of so many clients property needs and helping owners determine what is the best use for their properties!”

Carolyn Black  –  Leasing Agent/Broker

 

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