Category: 828 Update

So You Want to Build: 7 Steps to Creating a New Home

So You Want to Build: 7 Steps to Creating a New Home

8 Pieces of Furniture You’ll Keep Forever

8 Pieces of Furniture You’ll Keep Forever

Our First Community Event Was A Ton Of Fun!

On August 7th, REALTY 828 attended the Haw Creek Communities National Night Out Event. It was our first time having a booth at an event. We had a great time meeting the community and talking about real estate. A big

How to Light the Front of Your House

How to Light the Front of Your House

Quick Mortgage Update

Home prices are showing signs of easing compared with price increases from last year. While the annual rate of home values remain at historically high levels, the rate at which they are increasing is waning in recent months. As far

Fall Festival Season in Asheville

Fall Events, Asheville & NC Mountains See our favorite fall festivals, events, and art tours in and near Asheville in western North Carolina.

Booms Are Back in 25 Real Estate Markets Including Asheville

Booms Are Back In These 25 Real Estate Markets Many investors like real estate because of the potential for steady, above-average returns with only a limited downside risk. Others, however, are more intrigued by the possibility of a quick strike

Happy Independence Day!

Please remember, Not all animals like the sound of fireworks. Statistics show more animals get lost of the 4th of July than any other holiday. Please make sure your animal collars are on and the contact information is correct on

4 Ways to Make a Stylish Bathroom Statement

4 Ways to Make a Stylish Bathroom Statement

Dealing With Kids’ Stuff Who’ve Left The Nest

Kid clutter may be one of the easiest category of excess stuff in your home to deal with, at least in my opinion. When kids no longer share your space the stuff they leave behind is just clutter for you.

Quick Asheville Market Snapshot

This spring the inventory is very low. There MLS system is currently showing less than 1200 homes for sale in Buncombe County. According to the median listing price is $359,000. The price per square foot is $206 and the

Getting An Appraisal To Sell Estate Jewelry

Most people like things that are shiny and new — including cars, phones and jewelry. No matter how practical you claim to be, you may have a secret desire to buy diamonds, gold and other eye-catching precious gems. You can

How To Liquidate An Estate, From Knickknacks To Furniture

When faced with a task you’ve never had to tackle before, it’s often best not to procrastinate because it’s likely going to take longer than you anticipate. A death in the family hits like a ton of bricks. And before

Online Auction Estate Sales Makes It Easier For Everyone

Sure, the digital age causes some issues for most of us once in a while. The pessimists among us might even claim that technology has done more harm than good. Others, though, have grown to rely on the internet for

How To Let It Go Without Having A Meltdown

Clearing out a friend or family’s belongings can be a true act of love, often harder than wading through your own personal pile — although neither task is easy. Most  of us experience a flood of emotions when confronted with

Yard Sale Or Estate Sale?

You probably know what a yard sale (or garage sale) is. Maybe you see them all the time, either advertised in the paper or while driving by. The desired result is to purge your household of clutter and pick up

New Trends From NAHB and KBIS Show

REALTY 828 attended the National Association of Home Builders show (NAHB) and the Kitchen and Bath Industry Show(KBIS) in Orlando, Florida on January 9-11. This show had over 1500 exhibitors in the home building and design industry and over 600

Why Putting Your Parents’ Things Into A Storage Unit Is A Bad Idea

It’s human nature to want to take the easiest way out. And who would blame you? Easy is just so much more convenient! In many cases, the easy way is also the most efficient. Unfortunately, with an estate clean-out, the

Fall Foliage Prediction Map

The 2017 Fall Foliage Map is the ultimate visual planning guide to the annual progressive changing of the leaves. While no tool can be 100% accurate, this tool is meant to help travelers better time their trips to have the

Downsizing and Estate Sales

TRUST AND ETHICS Are you or your parents not sure how to handle upcoming changes in your living situations? You aren’t alone. If you’re a baby boomer — an adult born between 1946 and 1964 — you may find yourself