Category: General

Why You May Need A Whole House Filter On City Water

A picture is worth a thousand words. This photo compares a “whole house” new filter compared to the same filter that had been on Asheville city water for three months or approximately 8,000 gallons of water use. These GE filters

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

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

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

Tax Tips For Sellers

Whether you’re expanding or downsizing and plan to sell your home this year, you may be able to avoid paying taxes on some of the proceeds. Determining credits and deductions can be tricky, so be sure to consult a tax

New Year, New You

New Year, New You For our December contest, we asked our readers about their New Year’s Resolutions for 2017, and to challenge a friend. We found the people of Asheville are certainly ambitious and equally creative when daring greatly. Read

6 Money-Saving Tax Tips For Home Buyers

Whether you just bought a home in 2016 or plan to next year, the IRS wants to help you out at tax time. Determining credits and deductions can be tricky, so be sure to consult a tax professional to maximize

What Not To Do While You Are Buying Your New Home

Congratulations! You finally found the house of your dreams.You made a bid, had it accepted by the seller, and went through the mortgage application process. It looks like you’ll qualify. The closing is only weeks away, and you’re feeling pretty

12 Steps To Living In A Staged Home Over The Holidays

Living in a show-ready house takes keeping up with things on a daily basis and having a plan of action for showings. It’s especially important over the holidays when we tend to add to our decor and keep a busier


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Welcome To Our Blog

It’s our first edition of 828 Update, and we’re super excited to share the inside scoop with you on Asheville and Western NC. Our articles and blog are designed to be informative, useful and fun. This is your newsletter! If