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Posted on 01/19/2022
Another Property Sold - 19 Violet Hill Circle B, Asheville, NC 28805
Move right in to this nicely updated home in a convenient east Asheville location, This home offers 4 bedroom 2 bath upstairs, with an additional 11 X 18 flex space in the partially finished basement. Super convenient location off Tunnel Rd, easily accessible to I-240, and minutes downtown Asheville. Entertain family and friends in the open living /kitchen area. Home sites on a large private lot with winter views. Recent updates include, fresh paint inside and out, new roof and gutters, remodeled bathrooms, hardwood and carpet flooring, new lighting, and solid wood inlaid panel doors throughout. Additional washer and dryer hook ups...
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Posted on 01/17/2022
3 Reasons Why You Should Hire a Home Staging Professional
Photo by Curtis Adams from Pexels While there are many parts of staging you can do yourself, there are some important benefits to hiring a professional. A professional home stager can help you prepare your home for the market and can use their expertise to sell your home quicker and for a higher price. Here are the three...
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Posted on 01/10/2022
Stressful Moves: Ways to Reduce Your Pet's Anxiety
Photo by Alexas_Fotos via Pixabay Since your pets cannot verbally tell you when they’re feeling stressed, it’s important to watch their body language for stress signals. Every pet is different in how they show their inner feelings, but once you know their signals, you can help calm them down fast. If you’re not sure where to start with...
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Posted on 01/03/2022
How to Sell to a First-Time Homebuyer
First-time homebuyers are an important subset of potential customer every agent and seller should know. As younger generations reach the age and stage of wanting to purchase a home, they’ll be entering the market with specific needs. If you’re selling your home—either through an agent or by owner—here are some of the most important things to do to...
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Posted on 12/27/2021
The Top 3 Prefab Home Benefits
Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay Prefabricated or “prefab” homes are new construction homes made quick and easy. Also called modular homes, this type of house is made using large pre-built pieces that would normally take multiple steps to construct. If you’re wanting to build a new home but don’t have the time or budget for something built...
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Posted on 12/20/2021
Pets: Five Houseplants Cat Owners Should Avoid
Your new home may feel more cozy with the addition of pets and houseplants. However, some combinations of the two simply don’t mix. Avoid these five common houseplants if your home has four-legged family members. 1. Aloe Vera Aloe vera is good for soothing dry, irritated skin, chapped lips and minor burns. Many homeowners keep an aloe plant...
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Posted on 12/13/2021
Decorate Your Walls With These DIY Art Ideas
Wall art helps to fill the space on any wall regardless of its size or shape. While it's easy to head to a big box store that sells home decor and other household items in order to find wall art to hang, it's far more interesting to create your wall art yourself. These are DIY wall art ideas...
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Posted on 12/06/2021
5 DIY Woodworking Projects to Try
Woodworking is the perfect way to combine DIY and home decor. You can make countless beautiful and functional pieces to enhance your personal style and improve your quality of life. Using reclaimed wood is especially beneficial because you can recycle materials that would otherwise go to waste. Here are some simple DIY ideas to add homemade reclaimed wood...
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Posted on 12/02/2021
Another Property Sold - 881 River Point Road, Canton, NC 28716
Be on vacation every day and live within the beauty and calm of 75+ unrestricted acres full of wildlife, privacy and peace. Impeccably designed arts and crafts home situated on a level build site with unobstructed winter views of cold mountain. Let this sweet spot cradle you from the inside cozy floorplan to the covered 800 sq ft trex deck with vaulted ceiling overlooking the pond and garden space. The utmost intelligent use of space with custom shelving in every closet and more than ample storage in the kitchen with pull out organization in every drawer. Custom built 42' maple cabinets, stainless steel appliances and granite countertops....
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Posted on 11/29/2021
Financial Factors to Consider When Buying a Home
Whether you’re planning on buying investment property or a new home, there are financial factors to consider. Knowing the details of your financial situation will help you make the best decision and help avoid unnecessary stress. If you’re trying to decide between renting and buying, here are some of the main financial things to go over: Savings Most...
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Posted on 11/22/2021
DIY Safety: Tips for Plumbing During Construction
When you’re changing your home’s plumbing, such as rerouting pipes or adding pipes, you’ll need to make sure you do so safely. Working with plumbing comes with a risk of exposure to chemicals, mold, dust and sewage. Making mistakes while handling plumbing could also lead to a flood or water damage in your home. Before you get started...
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Posted on 11/15/2021
How to Convert a 1031 Property Into a Personal Residence
Photo by Karolina Grabowska from Pexels 1031 exchanges are special transactions in which one investment is effectively “swapped” for another. In real estate, this means selling one investment property for another of “like-kind.” This can be an effective and lucrative strategy because it can allow you to defer certain taxes as long as you abide by specific rules...
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