Keller Williams | Weaverville
Keller Williams | Weaverville
Karen Svites, Keller Williams | WeavervillePhone: (828) 273-6462
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Posted on 06/22/2022
Another Property Sold - 34 Triple Springs Lane, Waynesville, NC 28786
Charming getaway or year round haven with rushing creek, which do you choose?! Relax and entertain on over 400 sq ft of new party porch decking that has an A-frame covered portion overlooking the nature park-like setting and winter view. The split bedroom floorplan offers a spacious, private master suite with walk-in closet four steps down from the main level. Great flow from the kitchen to dining to living room and additional bedrooms. Guests will instantly feel at home on the lower level that gives options for a short term rental with private entrance and kitchen, guest quarters or a large bonus space and woodstove. Ramp access to both...
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Posted on 06/20/2022
Symmetrical balance & other essential interior design concepts
Balance and symmetry are essential elements of interior design. Everything from the arrangement of furniture to the art on the walls can affect the symmetrical balance of the space and create entirely different aesthetics. Here is a basic guide to the different types of symmetry and balance commonly used in interior design: Symmetrical balance Symmetrical balance is the...
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Posted on 06/13/2022
Home Inspection: What to Expect When Buying Your First Home
Are you buying your first home? If so, don't skip out on your opportunity to have a home inspection done before you close. By having a better understanding of what home inspections are and what they entail, you can protect yourself as a first-time homebuyer. What Does a Home Inspection Entail? A home inspection involves hiring a professional...
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Posted on 06/06/2022
Plumbing: When to Call a Professional for Repairs
It may be simple enough to unclog your toilet with a plunger or do other simple plumbing repairs. However, a plumber should handle more serious plumbing issues. Without prompt plumbing repairs, in some cases, your home could end up with major water damage. But when should you have professional plumbers make repairs? If you have any of the...
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Posted on 06/02/2022
Another Property Sold - 64 Justice Ridge Terrace, Candler, NC 28715
Brick rancher AND 7 acres of land so close to town.....swoon!! Well you better pick yourself back up quickly and come see this gem! What will you do with all that land? 7 acres could be your mini-farm, your oasis, or maybe you want it for a few new homesites? Your choice! 1 level living in this 3bedroom/2bath brick house on a full unfinished basement with an attached main level 2 car garage. Kitchen opens to dining area and also to back deck. Cozy wood burning fireplace in dining room. Spacious full unfinished basement with exterior door & single garage door access for storage/shop space. Multiple heating options with minisplit...
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Posted on 05/30/2022
How to Choose the Best Seating and Décor for Your Home Game Room
When you have a gaming room in your home, you can enjoy playing video games in comfort. Having high-quality video and audio equipment is an essential part of any gaming room, but you can also add some style with the seating and decor you choose. If you’re exploring options for gaming room decor and seats, the following tips...
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Posted on 05/23/2022
Home refinance costs to consider
Refinancing your home can have major benefits: a lower monthly payment, cash use of home equity for a variety of purposes, generate more appetizing mortgage terms, etc. However, there are a few things to remember when entering into a mortgage refinance, like refinance cost. Here are a couple of cost options to remember when you’re ready to refinance...
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Posted on 05/18/2022
Another Property Sold - 71 Cub Road, Asheville, NC 28806
West Asheville ranch with 3 bedrooms/1 bathroom upstairs and additional bedroom/bath and living space in walk out basement. 2,000+ sqft under roof to update and transform into your vision. Floor plan has potential for multi-generation living or income-producing homestay or long term rental space. Covered back deck overlooks fenced back yard and mountain views to the west. Storage and workshop space plus a detached 2 car garage. Located less than 2 miles from Haywood Road restaurants and attractions. City water/sewer. Natural gas furnace/central air with additional wall units. This is an estate sale, sold "as is". Priced below recent...
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Posted on 05/16/2022
Growing Geraniums in Containers
Geraniums are a favorite among gardeners for their colorful blooms and ease of care. If you live in a region with mild winters, they are excellent options for garden beds and containers outdoors. However, it's still possible to enjoy growing geraniums no matter what climate zone you live in. Here is a basic guide to growing geraniums in...
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Posted on 05/09/2022
Seaside gardens: Coastal landscape design ideas
For homeowners living in a coastal landscape, it might seem difficult to plan and maintain a garden. With the salty air, strong winds and variable humidity, the conditions prove difficult for many popular plants. However, there are more options for coastal gardens than you might realize. Whether you’re on the west coast, east coast or somewhere in between,...
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Posted on 05/04/2022
Another Property Rented - 17 Barnard Avenue, Asheville, NC 28806
Completely renovated and updated home in ideal North Asheville location. New windows and high efficiency furnace, polished wood floors, freshly painted and move in ready. A few feet from the bus stop, UNCA campus, Botanical Gardens and the Glenn's Creek Greenway. Fully fenced yard for safe play. Off street parking. Storage building onsite included. Accepting applications now. Application fee is $45. Pets are negotiable....fee is $250. Lawn care is...
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Posted on 05/02/2022
Wood Slice Decor Ideas to DIY
Arts and crafts with wood slices are the perfect thing to add a natural element to your home decor. There are countless crafting projects you can accomplish with wood slices and most of them require only a few materials. If you’re wanting to try this hot crafting trend yourself, we’ve put together some ideas to inspire you. Where...
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