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ETOWAH Brick rancher one-level home with partially fenced yard on .56 ac flat lot. Country feeling but close to Hendersonville and Brevard. Improvements include flooring, roof, gutters and appliances. Hardwood floors, fireplace with gas logs and storage building. $127,500 MLS:521626 www.rewnc.net/166915

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THE RAMBLE BILTMORE FOREST Blue Ridge Mountain styled home overlooks greenspace. EnergyStar NC HealthyBuilt home features potential one-level living. Spacious Master Suite on main, open eat-in kitchen with granite and vaulted ceilings,and FP in living room. $1,195,000 MLS:521528 www.rewnc.net/166875

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STUNNING MOUNTAIN VIEWS! 5,000+ SF mountain home. 2 stacked stone f/p, mission arts & crafts fixtures, 2 master suites, loft bedroom/office with full bath, 4th bedroom on lower level. Massive deck w/portions covered. 2 full kitchens, generator system and 4-zone HVAC. Gated entry. $1,395,000 MLS:533305 www.rewnc.net/174904

HILLSHIRE WOODS Spacious farmhouse with wrap-around porch. Hardwood floors, ceramic tile and open floor plan on the main level. Formal dining room. Recreation room on lower level. Spacious master suite. Lower Level includes space that has been pre-plumbed for addt'l bath. $310,000 MLS:532944 www.rewnc.net/173410

BEAUTIFUL UNRESTRICTED 76 ACRES. Private with breathtaking views of Roan Mountain and Mt. Mitchell. One hour to Asheville, 30 min to Blue Ridge Parkway, 30 min to Appalachian Trail. DREAM lifestyle for outdoorsman. Great for hiking, many logging trails. Sub-dividable. Up to 4,000 feet elevation. $275,000 MLS:533450 www.rewnc.net/177488

EXCELLENT PROFESSIONAL OFFICES Multiple offices on main level as well as private offices upstairs, multiple bathrooms, reception area, and spacious open work areas. Convenient west location with high traffic, visibility, and easy access. $250,000 MLS:530872 www.rewnc.net/167263

DEVELOPMENT POTENTIAL in residential area. Zoned RM-8. Electric power run into property. Level at the front and slopes away from road. Property has easy access, and much of property has fence. Convenient west location and some views from property. $150,000 MLS:530868 www.rewnc.net/167262

MOBILE HOME PARK PACKAGE Includes Lamplighter Village in Marion w/ 32 pads, La Vista w/ 23 pads, Love It Lane w/ 13 pads and a duplex, McIlwain Rd w/ 12 units, and Avalon MHP in Fairview w/ 20 singlewide units, a doublewide, a 2-bedroom home, a coin-operated laundry and 3 storage rental units. $2,500,000 MLS:511349 www.rewnc.net/179582

NORTH BUNCOMBE OFFICE Excellently converted house to office. Open floor plan, vaulted ceilings, private restroom, private offices and work areas. Tremendous location with high volume of traffic passing the office daily. Ample on-site parking. $250,000 MLS:511414 www.rewnc.net/166819

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CANE CREEK DEVELOPMENT PROPERTY Zoned M-1. Borders Town of Fletcher Rec Park with flat lands, nice rise and stone mansion overlooking property. Access to public utilities. Adjacent to industrial park and possible for highdensity mixed use development. $4,500,000 MLS:530847 www.rewnc.net/173418

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HAYWOOD COUNTY WIN WIN for everyone! A buyer helps Habitat for Humanity build new homes for others. Off frame modular near Maggie Valley & Waynesville. Unfinished upstairs. 3 BD/2.5 BA wood burning fpl in living room, lg kitchen w/plenty of cabinets. Bring your buyer today! $205,000 MLS:533921 www.rewnc.net/179384 Call Pam Braun 828-582-1110; Billie Green 828-734-2938 LOOK NO FURTHER Get-a-way at Lake Junaluska or rental investment. Two masters, 2 guest rooms and 3 baths. Large rocking chair front porch, small yard, winter view of lake. Great room on main floor, family room in basement. Fireplace in great room. Only minutes to Waynesville and Maggie Valley. $199,000 MLS:529317 www.rewnc.net/179382 Call Pam Braun 828-582-1110; Billie Green 828-734-2938

HENDERSON COUNTY BEAUTIFUL formal living & dining rooms! Family room offers cozy wood fireplace. Newer hardwood in family room/kitchen. Screened-in porch to enjoy wooded backyard with creek bed. Newer roof, windows, water heater and heat pump. Great home at a great price! Don't miss it! $179,500 MLS:521862 www.rewnc.net/179390 Call Pam Braun 828-582-1110; Billie Green 828-734-2938

BUNCOMBE COUNTY FABULOUS LOT WITH WELL & 3 bedroom septic system, electricity, graded and leveled. Ready for building your dream home. Views and minutes to Asheville. $1500 storage shed already on lot. Home plans available. $99,000 MLS:527505 www.rewnc.net/179388 Call Pam Braun 828-582-1110; Billie Green 828-734-2938


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A ‘short sale’ can help you avoid foreclosure Kurtis W Prinz, Broker/ Realtor®, CRS, CDPE, SFR, SRES, WNC WHS A lifelong native of the Asheville area, Kurt Prinz has been involved in Kurt Prinz almost every aspect of Real Estate, from investing, property management, valuation, to building and remodeling. As a Realtor, he redirected his Real Estate practice to Short Sales execution in 2006. Among his designations, he is a designated Short Sales and Foreclosure Resource and a Certified Distressed Property Expert. Kurt is a member of Asheville’s Dream Team with Keller Williams Professionals in Asheville, NC.

The number of homes that have entered into some stage of foreclosure has risen in February compared to previous months, while the numbers of homes that are actually taken by the banks continue to decline. One of the driving factors in this phenomenon continues to be the successful execution of short sales, throughout the country. While the process can be cumbersome and tedious, a successful short sale still provides the best possible outcome for both the homeowner as well as the mortgage holder. Realizing this, many of the larger banks have implemented outreach programs to offer cash incentives to prequalified home owners to participate in voluntary cooperative short sale programs. Relocation incentives ranging from $3,000.00 to $45,000.00 are paid at closing, directly to the home owner, upon the successful execution of the short sale.

In order to take advantage of these programs, the property must be sold on the open market by a licensed real estate professional. These offers have time limits… so time is of the essence. It is important to enlist the skills of an experienced professional at any time, but imperative where short sales are concerned and when so much is riding on the outcome. I have been approached by one of “The Big Four” lenders to contact pre-qualified short sale candidates in Western North Carolina. If you are contacted by me, just know that these offers are legitimate, and at no cost to you. If you think you may qualify for one of these programs, or are interested in participating in a short sale, or just have questions as to what options may be available to you…. Please feel free to call our office. Foreclosure can and should be avoided… we are here to help.

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EAST! Gorgeous 4.13 acres on the Swannanoa River w/600 ft of river frontage, amazing 3 BR, 3 bath home, 2 FP’s, wonderful kitchen, fam room, office, cov decks, 2-car gar, add’l homesites, MLS#489650, Code#8032, $650,000!

NORTH! Lg Arts & Crafts style lodge w/5 BR, 6.5 baths on 19 acres, 3 car gar, bonus room, add’l living quarters w/kitchen, privacy w/stunning mtn views, many upgrades, must see! MLS#530491, Code#8052, Call Camilo Monroy @ 606-8843, $975,000!

FAIRVIEW MINI ESTATE! 5.51 gorgeous acres including 3 BR, 3 bath home, HOME WARRANTY, detached 2-car gar w/apartment, 4stall barn, riding ring, fencing, additional 48x38 garage, cov front porch, MLS#510900, code#8152, $575,000!

FAIRVIEW! Outstanding commercial property w/1.80 acres on Charlotte Hwy - US 74, includes 1930’s vintage 4 BR home, HOME WARRANTY, great visibility, potential to tap into sewer, MLS#532074, Code#6252, $535,000!

COUNTY SETTING! Newer 4 BR, 4 bath home, great room w/FP, cathedral ceilings, wonderful kitchen, HOME WARRANTY, 2-car gar plus add’l gar in bsmt, full bsmt framed, plumbed & ready to finish, MLS#530806, Code#4952, $375,000!

WALKING DISTANCE TO DOWNTOWN AVL! 4 BR, 2 bath Classic older home beautifully restored & updated, wonderful kitchen, wrap-around porch, tile & HW floors, 2 outbldgs, will consider trade, MLS#523023, Code#4922, $364,900!

LEICESTER AREA! Get away from it all on 19.1 private acres, includes spacious home w/4 BR, 3.5 baths, 2-car garage, ht pump, large master bath w/whirlpool tub, long blacktop driveway, deck, MLS#521235, Code#5062, $350,000!

FAIRVIEW! Custom 3 BR, 3.5 bath on 1.33 acres, many builder upgrades, 2-car gar, HW floors, each BR has its own bath, master on main, deck, partially finished bsmt, private & wooded w/year round views, MLS#523535, Code#4932, call Camilo Monroy @ (828) 6068843, $329,500!

NEW LISTING! North! Easy one level living on 2.25 rolling acres, 3 BR, 2 baths, HW & tile floors, HOME WARRANTY, open floor plan w/spacious kitchen, detached 2-car gar, mtn views, MLS#534495, Code#3742, $279,500!

AIRVIEW! Gorgeous, level, wooded, 2.68 acres located near Food Lion in Fairview, ideal location for an office building or a business, great location, MLS#490323, $275,000!

EAST! Spacious home w/3 BR, 2.5 baths, one level living, 1.12 private wooded acres, incredible decking, huge unfinished bsmt, skylights, gas FP, 2 car gar, private neighborhood, MLS#530802, Code #3732, $259,900!

NORTHWEST IN COUNTY! Immaculate 3 BR 2 bath home, wonderfully private .79 acre lot in terrific neighborhood setting, gorgeous kitchen/granite countertops, huge great room w/FP, cov back & side decks, 2-gar gar, full bsmt, nice views, MLS#527887, Code#3642, $239,900!

SOUTH! 3 BR, 3 bath home in great Royal Pines location, great room w/FP, could make separate apt downstairs which has den & add’l kitchen, laundry & gar on main, cov front porch, rear deck w/lower cov patio, private, MLS#531218, Code#3692, $220,000!

FAIRVIEW! Extremely private 2.87 acres, 3 BR, 2 bath home, family room, office, HOME WARRANTY, tile & HW floors, large deck- partially covered, 2 ht pumps, vinyl siding, great views, outbuilding w/electricity, MLS#523665, Code#3702, $219,900!

WEST IN COUNTY! Spacious home w/3 BR, 3 baths, gorgeous .61 acre lot, HOME WARRANTY, office/family room, possible 2nd apt

NORTH! One level living, 2 BR, 2 baths, office, lg garage, cov front porch, private level .44 acre yard, stream, MLS#524919, Code#4092 $199,999!

NORTHWEST! Immaculate 3 BR, 2 bath rancher on .57 acre lot, bonus room, cov front porch, HOME WARRANTY, convenient location, MLS#530230, Code#3722, $199,500!

SOUTH! 3 BR, 2 bath condo in great shape w/many upgrades, HW & tile floors, den/office, FP, many amenities, carport, MLS#528289, Code#4002, $199,500!

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NORTH! Cute country farmhouse on nicely landscaped 1.22 acres, LR w/FP, wood floors, HOME WARRANTY, tile kitchen, unfinished attic space, MLS#529821, Code#3392, $189,900!

FAIRVIEW! 1.98 acre private acres w/immaculate, recently renovated 2 BR, 2 bath, great kitchen w/stainless steel appliances, front deck, HW floors, no maintenance vinyl siding, carport, new roof w/architectural shingles, MSL#528161, Code#4072, $189,900!

EAST! Wonderful home w/3 BR, 2 baths, large great room w/gas FP and vaulted ceiling, outstanding mountain views, close to Asheville or Black Mountain, HOME WARRANTY, .56 acre lot, MLS#530807, Code#3432, $185,900!

GLEN ARDEN SCHOOL DISTRICT! Immaculate 3 BR home, FP, den , office, HOME WARRANTY, beautiful level .34 acre lot, no maintenance exterior, rear deck , MLS#527918, Code#3122, $184,900!

WEST! Wonderfully private .52 acre lot w/3 BR, 2 bath home, HOME WARRANTY, family room, office, skylight, garage, 2 decks, no maintenance vinyl siding, MLS#521319, Code#3402, $179,999!

NORTH! Contemporary, 2 BR condo, cov back porch, wonderful location across from Lake Louise Park, nice open floor plan, move in ready, garage, MLS#517287, Code#4252, call Camilo Monroy @ (828) 606-8843, $167,900!

REYNOLDS HI DISTRICT! Newer 3 BR, 2 bath,single level home, convenient Oakley location, quality built home, hw, carpet and tile flooring, great kitchen w/stainless steel appliances, MLS#532794, Code#3222, Call Camilo Monroy @ 606-8843, $165,900!

SOUTHEAST! Lovely 2 BR, 2 bath condo, private deck w/wooded view, HOME WARRANTY, gas log FP, separate storage unit, pool & tennis courts, convenient location, MLS#510332, Code#3232, $149,900!

WEST ASHEVILLE! 2 BR, 2 bath home, spacious MBR, roomy kitchen, all appliances stay, HW floors, lg family room, lg rear 2 level deck, convenient location, MLS#528063, Code#3252, $149,000!

ARDEN TOWN HOME! 2 BR, 2 baths, lovely den w/FP, large screened back porch, private setting, garage, 55+ gated community, MLS#527720, Code#3072, $135,000!

EAST! Cute 3 BR house, nice level lot, HOME WARRANTY, large eat-in kitchen, covered screened-in back porch, family room, convenient location, MLS#518661, Code#2102, $134,900!

SOUTH! Adorable 3 BR home, spacious kitchen, new carpet, fresh paint, HOME WARRANTY, cov front porch, mtn views, oil heat, whole house generator, MLS#528057, Code#3032, $124,900!

WEST – CONDO! Convenient, one level living, lower level, HOME WARRANTY, bright & airy, LR w/FP, screened porch, community pool, tennis courts & clubhouse, MLS#519395, Code#3022, $112,000!

WEST! 2 BR, 2 bath condo w/no steps, parking in front, FP w/gas logs, screened back porch w/mtn views, all appliances including washer & dryer, clubhouse, pool, tennis courts, convenient location, MLS#532628, Code#3182, 105,900!

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BEAUTIFULLY REMODELED HOME! BEAUTIFUL MOUNTAIN GETAWAY! -Come see PRIVATE BURNSVILLE PROPERTY WITH GORGEOUS HOME IN LEICESTER! WELL MAINTAINED MULTI-FAMILY this beautiful mountain getaway! Gorgeous long -Totally remodeled home minutes from 3bd/2ba home that is in a great location and is LONG RANGE VIEWS -Burnsville foreclosure PROPERTY -17 units in a super convenient range views off the wrap around deck accent this the hospital and downtown Asheville. This with long range views. Property is private and a gorgeous! There is a fireplace in the living room, a location in Black Mountain. This property is 4bd/3ba home. On the first level is a vaulted living big eat in kitchen and a master suite. Downstairs super convenient home is looking great! H/w has a huge garage/workshop, multiple decks always full and is in great shape and has plenty room with a great fireplace, a huge master suite and you have an extra living room/game room and a floors throughout, a brand new heat pump and and a huge rock fireplace. Property sold as is of parking. Close to downtown Black Mountain a quaint breakfast nook. Two more bedrooms wood stove. Also, there is a central vacuum system a gorgeous kitchen. Sits on a nice lot with an and buyer agent to confirm all systems. and minutes from Asheville. With a gross of upstairs and then Dow stairs is a great play area/ and a heat pump. This home sits on a flat acre, has outbuilding, this home is priced to sell. Come Property is being sold subject to 24 CFR over $130,000 this is a money maker! Call L/A a 2 car attached garage and an outbuilding. USDA mother in law suite with a separate kitchen. There is see! $139,900 www.rewnc.net/172926 206.125. $178,000 www.rewnc.net/179416 for more information. Do not talk to or disturb a beautiful water feature and a nice to tub to enjoy eligible, come see this fantastic home! tenants. $1,300,000 www.rewnc.net/179420 the privacy. Come see! www.rewnc.net/174949 www.rewnc.net/176944

2BD/1BA HOME THAT SITS on a gorgeous LARGE CONDO IN BEAUTIFUL 3BD/3BA HOME IN FAIRVIEW! -3bd/3ba 55+ COMMUNITY Large 3 bedrooms/3baths. home in a great spot of Fairview. This home has 30+ acre tract minutes from downtown Mars Sunroom and office on main plus Heated had hw floors upstairs with a woodburning f/p Hill and the college. This tract has it all, pasture land, multiple barns and building spots and Workshop and Hobby Room on lower level. and a very open feel! Downstairs is a second views! Did I mention the frontage on Gabriels Property is being sold "as is" and is subject to kitchen, bedroom and third bath perfect for a second living area. With frontage on the cane creek and the Ivy River across the street? Home HUD Guidelines 24 CFR 206.125. Pre-qual or proof of funds with all offers. $205,000 creek river, perfect for fishing or enjoying those is in good shape but needs minor tlc, come see this awesome property! MLS: 531338 $275,000 www.rewnc.net/166815 warm days. Come check it out. $229,900 www.rewnc.net/167015 www.rewnc.net/168726

BEAUTIFULLY MAINTAINED HOME -Asheville BEAUTIFUL YEAR ROUND VIEWS! 4Bd/2Ba home close to everything Asheville has to offer. Home has with an office in great location close to Mars hill hardwoods floors, granite in the kitchen and an over college and downtown. Tons of room in the home sized two car garage. Upstairs are the three bedwith a HUGE master suite, 2 living rooms, a firerooms and an office with one being a huge vaulted place and a great laundry area. This home has a master suite with a jacuzzi tub and stand up show- front porch to enjoy the views or a big back deck to er. Above the garage you have a huge family/game enjoy the evenings. Sitting on 1.6 acres of property room that is vaulted and is a great space! A huge that lays well, this home has a newer septic system deck off the back and a big fenced yard. $315,000 and newer HVAC. Tons of space for the money, www.rewnc.net/159312 come see! $165,000 www.rewnc.net/151408

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REYNOLDS MOUNTAIN Detached Townhouse. Easy living is the theme here. Soaring wood ceilings draw your eye to long-range vistas enjoyed from two levels of expansive decks. 3 master suites - 1 on main. Upgraded kitchen. $799,000. MLS:525296 www.rewnc.net/139749 Call Ray Knott at 828-7129777

SPACIOUS TRADITIONAL HOME with 3 bedrooms and 3.5 baths, bonus rooms on every level, a large kitchen and wet bar in the partially finished basement, this home offers a perfect balance of indoor/outdoor entertaining options and private spaces. $389,900 MLS:532985 www.rewnc.net/173424 Call Ray Knott at 828-712-9777

CONTEMPORARY CHALET brings the mountains home. Enjoy addictive views from the wrap around deck or the great room, with spacious kitchen & cozy fireplace. 10 minutes to downtown Asheville. $350,000 MLS:519964 www.rewnc.net/139735 Call Dan Bennett at 828713-7104

IMMACULATE 4 BEDROOM 2 1/2 bath. Hardwoods downstairs & carpet up. Bonus room could be study, den or 5th bedroom. Master bedroom on main. Large kitchen, eating area & formal dining room. Great yard, private deck and patio in back. $309,000 MLS:531808 www.rewnc.net/167051 Contact Bobby Potts at 828-713-7425

EXCELLENT OPPORTUNITY! Two Charming Cottages- easy live/rent or investment. Wonderful Kenilworth location, 2003 construction, central A/C, quality materials and wonderful character. $290,000 MLS:533506 www.rewnc.net/177418, Call Bonnie (828)301-8267 or Jeanette (838)273-6068.

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ENERGY STAR HOMEclose to town and the Blue Ridge Parkway. IKEA kitchen with stainless steel appliances, bamboo flooring and an open floor plan with the right amount of storage. Two decks and a fenced in yard for privacy. $162,000 MLS: 533626 www.rewnc.net/175309 Call D'Ann Ford at 828-774-0288

DESIRABLE KENILWORTH FOREST, only two miles to Downtown Asheville. Blocks to Kenilworth lake, city park, and the Asheville Mall from this 4 bedroom/ 2 bath home. Wonderful updated kitchen, spacious lower level, and mature landscape. MLS# 520452, $239,300 www.rewnc.net/139736 Call Jeanette Syprzak at 828-273-6068

CHARMING 3 BEDROOM, 2 bath home in North Asheville. Built in 1955 with Heat pump, Natural Gas forced air. Functional wood burning fireplace. Garden potential in back yard with invisible fence for Pet safety. Great Location. $235,000 MLS:531159 www.rewnc.net/162242 Call D'Ann Ford at 828-774-0288

A GETAWAY CAN BE HOME, TOO. This cape cod is tucked away in the forest in Fairview, 22 minutes to downtown. Enjoy privacy, great decks, a level yard, and many, many updates. $229,500 MLS:519885 www.rewnc.net/139734 Call Dan Bennett at 828-713-7104

PRIVATE CONDO COMMUNITY in heart of Fletcher mins to parks, shopping, hospitals & industry. Nestled in peaceful setting, surrounded by long range mtn views, beautifully manicured landscaping, upscale dog lot & picnic areas. www.rewnc.net/139742 Contact Dorinda Watford 828-216-2276

DESIRED HAWKS LANDING in heart of Reems Creek Valley. 1.13 ac with creek that runs along property line. Community committed to preserving wildlife, streams, native plants and nature. Lot has graded site at top of gravel drive. MLS: 522523 $115,000 / Lot 56 Hawks Point Lane, Weaverville www.rewnc.net/178243 Call Cindy Donohoo at 828-658-3089

GREAT MOUNTAIN VIEWS Sloping lot. Close to Asheville. Paved road with easy access. $79,900 MLS:533333 www.rewnc.net/174820 Contact Bobby Potts at 828-713-7425

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OLD WORLD CHARM IN BILTMORE FOREST An original Biltmore Forest home! Private estate w/6530 SF full of vintage detail. 3tiered molding, wine cellar, executive office, 4 FPs, hardwood floors & outdoor stone terrace w/FP. Library has rare wormy-chestnut paneling. $1,750,000 MLS:521527 www.rewnc.net/116191

EXQUISITE HOME AT BILTMORE LAKE This home features a grand marble foyer, great room w/ cast stone FP, chefs kitchen, luxurious main level master suite w/ FP, full theater room, 2nd level master suite, recording studio, and 3-car garage. Long range views! $1,599,000 MLS:515835 www.rewnc.net/980132 TED LIS ST U J

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LUXURY HOME W/INCREDIBLE VIEWS Gated community adjoins Nat'l Forest w/tennis & pool. Near AVL & Hendersonville. Luxury home w/stone/solid wall foundation. In-law guest level, rec/bar/ media, 4 fireplaces, beamed ceilings, Brazilian wood floors/decks. $1,595,000 MLS:523484 www.rewnc.net/109379

BEAUTIFUL MTN HOME IN BILTMORE PARK Open Floorplan, Chef's Kitchen, Office/ Study, Master on Main, Spa-like Master Bath, Sprawling front porch, Profession-ally landscaped back yard w/patio & waterfall. Full 2400 SqFt+ basement ready to finish! Breathtaking views! $1,249,000 MLS:531199 www.rewnc.net/162817

IMMACULATE REO IN GATED COMMUNITY 8000+sqft on private cul-de-sac, all new SS appliances, carpet & paint, refinished HWDS.Master & guest ste on main.Soaring ceiling/beams. Gameroom/bar/ media rm. Huge deck & natural waterfall. Buyer should obtain pre-qual letter. $989,000 MLS:534138 www.rewnc.net/178844


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1550 Hendersonville Road, Suite 210 Asheville, NC 28803

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RENOVATED BILTMORE FOREST HOME New electrical, plumbing & HVAC. Dramatic marble foyer, family room w/FP, new hardwoods throughout, new kitchen w/granite & new SS appliances, bonus room. Master features lg walk-in closet w/builtins, dbl vanity & jacuzzi tub. Short sale. $949,000 MLS:524202 www.rewnc.net/128151

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COMMERCIAL INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITY Own a unique, historic retail/office building in the heart of Biltmore Village.Currently both 1st & 2nd floors are under lease w/retail tenants. Building updated & improved in 2001. Includes off-street parking w/8 parking spaces. $885,000 MLS:533798 www.rewnc.net/179268

RENOVATED BILTMORE FOREST TUDOR Newly refurbished kitchen w/top of the line appliances, custom cabinets & gorgeous island w/limestone top. All floors are refinished, woodwork refurbished, all baths updated. Interior/exterior including all windows are repainted. $795,000 MLS:527583 www.rewnc.net/151328

MOVE-IN READY HOME AT BILTMORE PARK The remodel has been completed for you! Open floor plan w/sun room. High-end kitchen w/Jenn-Air cooktop & Kitchen Aid double convection oven. New bamboo HWDS. New paint interior & exterior. Huge game & media room in basement. $789,000 MLS:530147 www.rewnc.net/156145

CONTEMPORARY HOME IN FAIRVIEW Custom built home minutes from DT Asheville & Parkway. Master BR w/balcony & French doors, surround sound speakers, built-ins, huge walk-in closet. Central vac, security system, irrigation system, commercial grade appliances. $579,900 MLS:519592 www.rewnc.net/107350

SPACIOUS TOWNHOME IN WOLF LAUREL Spacious home with lock-n-leave convenience. Welcome visitors in comfort. Wolf Laurel amenities and halfway between nature trails & country club. Enjoy views and cool mountain breezes. Private elevator. $475,000 MLS:520920 www.rewnc.net/113453

PRECONSTRUCTION IN MONTFORD Wonderful, light filled home in Montford. Large, level building lot, south facing w/winter views. Private back yard, custom built-ins, wood windows, HWD floors, solid wood doors, stone & granite surfaces, gas FP & screened porch. $399,000 MLS:529090 www.rewnc.net/151602

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REEMS CREEK LUXURY POST & BEAM True Mountain Retreat with post & beam construction, expansive deck & year round views. 3 BR/4BA, huge stacked stone fireplace and gourmet kitchen with granite counter tops/stainless appliance, unfinished space for build-out. $689,000 MLS:517709 www.rewnc.net/989991

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PRIVATE, RUSTIC CABIN Beautiful custom built home featuring exposed beams, HWD floors, tongue & groove pine ceilings, master on main, living room w/cathedral ceiling & stone FP, loft, theater room, family room & more. Lots of community features! $389,000 MLS:534233 www.rewnc.net/178368

NEW CONSTRUCTION IN MILLS RIVER Turnkey Arts & Crafts home boasts top quality in a new custom home. Great community boasts close proximity to excellent schools, golfing & shopping all while still retaining that quiet mountain lifestyle everyone seeks. $339,000 MLS:534368 www.rewnc.net/179263

UPGRADED HOME IN ARDEN 3000+SqFt home has upgrades galore! The only stone fireplace in neighborhood, fencing w/copper caps, scraped oak flooring, granite, stainless gas range, a loft, and tons of storage! Priced at $109/SqFt, you'll want to act fast! $335,000 MLS:524573 www.rewnc.net/136882

ONE LEVEL LIVING ON 7+ ACRES Open floor plan on one level. Beautiful hardwoods throughout. Tremendous rolling front yard, pond & lots of outdoor living space w/extensive stone work. Added bonuses of office or den. Borders national forest. 20 MINUTES TO D/T! $315,000 MLS:524612 www.rewnc.net/162931

EASY LIVING IN NORTH ASHEVILLE Freshly painted & prepped just for you! Eat-in kitchen w/granite counters; lg master opens to deck w/retractable awning. Lower level opens to patio & small yard. 2 stone FP's for cozy fall & winter living; ample storage space! $299,000 MLS:527465 www.rewnc.net/142552

FORMER MODEL HOME AVAILABLE Open floor plan w/master on main. Two BR's + office/loft area upstairs. HWD floors, upgraded wood cabinets, family room w/vaulted ceiling & corner FP. Great location only 9 mi. to d'town Hendersonville & only 13 mi. to d'town AVL. $267,500 MLS:532759 www.rewnc.net/172848

OUTSTANDING NEW CONSTRUCTION The Ridgewood model features Hardi-plank siding, wood floors, granite countertops & quality wood cabinetry-all standard features! Clubhouse, pool, fitness room, landscaping & lawn care included in the low monthly maintenance. $234,000 MLS:524230 www.rewnc.net/126979

NEW CONSTRUCTION ALMOST COMPLETE! Popular Glenwood model estimated completion June/July '13. Pics are example of completed Glenwood home. Open floorplan,3BR/2BA, vaulted & 9' ceilings throughout. Hardi-plank siding, HWD floors, granite countertops. $219,000 MLS:532893 www.rewnc.net/171676

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HOME/LOT PACKAGE IN FOX GLEN Fox Glen is open for business! Home Site A - some features include Hardiplank siding, wood floors in most living areas, granite counter tops, wood cabinets. Clubhouse, pool & fitness room. $2,500 BUILDER INCENTIVE PACKAGE. $189,000 MLS:521317 www.rewnc.net/116194

ARTS & CRAFTS STYLE CONDO Colorful, artistic condo in terrific area. Minutes to downtown AVL. Numerous rec areas & the Blue Ridge Parkway. SE exposure w/porch overlooking mountains. Split BR plan. High ceilings, open feeling. County taxes a plus. $167,500 MLS:525974 www.rewnc.net/174516

WELL MAINTAINED, CHARMING TOWNHOME Upgrades include HWD floors, gas FP, screened porch, pull down attic access w/storage area/exhaust fan, lighting upgrades, new roof summer '12 & more! Community clubhouse, fitness room, pool, landscaping, lawn care & more! $164,900 MLS:534232 www.rewnc.net/178362

LOVELY, CONTEMPORARY CONDO LOCATION! Watch the sun go down over the hills from the spacious balcony of this wonderful 2nd floor condo. Turn Key ready to move in. 9' ceilings, stainless appliances, crown molding, window treatments, large kitchen w/island. $128,500 MLS:524073 www.rewnc.net/105341


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C21ml.com FABULOUS BRICK home on 1.7 acres, magnificent MBR, granite counters, sunken FR, screened porch. $535,000 Eunice Pearson 828-684-2640 Cell 230-4894 MLS 523545

AWESOME HOME with “motivated seller”,.77 acre lot, hardwood, tile, granite, bonus room, gas log FP. $334,900 Lauri Palko 828-684-2640 Cell 242-7018 MLS 524201

A LATE 1800’s HOME! 4 BR, 3BA, large closets, eat-in kitchen, cathedral ceiling, 2FP’s, workshop. $340,000 Eunice Pearson 828-684-2640 Cell 230-4894 MLS 529690

SPACIOUS 5BR, 3BA updated, new roof, new a/c, both zoned levels, all appliances, over 3000sf. $329,500 Dot Hart 828-684-2640 Cell 777-4837 MLS 528079

4000sf CUSTOM BUILT,1.42 acres, 2 FP’s, recreation and guest area, private lake, hiking trails. $379,900 Jason Nicolai 828-684-2640 Cell 284-0723 MLS 505265

BEAUTIFULLY MAINTAINED, 4BR, 2.5BA, FP, hardwood, new tile and granite in kitchen, in-ground pool. $379,000 Owen Fields 828-684-2640 Cell 777-5447 MLS# 517727

A VIEW TO DIE FOR!! 4BR, 2.5BA , 2 large decks, hardwood floors, zoned hvac, 2FP’s, central vac, granite. MORE. $479,900 Skip Dillingham 828-684-2640 Cell 712-5339 MLS 534089

ESTABLISHED AREA, 3BR, 2BA, 2FP’s, sunroom, hardwood, apt. over garage, basement, fruit trees. $285,000 Bill Goodman 828-684-2640 Cell 273-4009 MLS 530672

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IMMACULATELY MAINTAINED, 3/2 on 2 acres with park-like setting. Fantastic mtn. views, detached workshop. $189,900 Jason Nicolai 828-684-2640 Cell 284-0723 MLS 533672

MOTIVATED SELLER, 3BR, 2.5BA, mudroom with sink, wood burning FP, covered front porch. $129,900 Debra Marshall 828-684-2640 Cell 273-5305 MLS 524512

PRIVACY? 3BR, 2BA with privacy, 2 decks & double carport, enclosed back porch, good storage. $138,000 Debra Marshall 828-684-2640 Cell 273-5305 MLS 528691

CITY LIFE, 1BR, 1BA condo in the Historic Castenea Building, hardwood floors, tile bath, terrace. $281,990 Brenda Dillingham 828-684-2640 Cell 712-5336 MLS 520510

BEAUTIFUL HOME on an acre in the woods, 4BR, 3.5BA, private setting, convenient to South shopping. $248,500 Eunice Pearson 828-684-2640 Cell 230-4894 MLS# 524238

CLUBHOUSE, pool, fitness center, 3BR, 3BA, cherry cabinets, covered patio, bsmt, dbl. garage. $273,900 Deb Marshall 828-684-2640 Cell 273-5305 MLS 530438

EXTENSIVELY REMODELED!! 4BR, 3BA, large FR in basement, covered front porch and rear deck. $177,144 Lauri Palko 828-684-2640 Cell 242-7018 MLS 529321

VALUE PRICED!! 3BR, 2.5BA, end unit, garage, patio, granite in 2BA’s, custom blinds, upgraded kit. appliances. $136,000 Jason Nicolai 828-684-2640 Cell 284-0723 MLS 532835

NEARLY ACRE LOT, FP, screened porch, deck, MBA soaking tub & separate shower, full basement. $239,000 Eunice Pearson 828-684-2640 Cell 230-4894 MLS 527263

I’VE BEEN LOVED, 3/2 with lots of light & easy flow, mountain views, good storage on main and basement, gas FP. $210,000 Kristie Frizsell 828-684-2640 Cell 242-4484 MLS 534120

SUPER RENOVATION! Travertine tile, & maple floors, cherry cabinets, & granite counters, Hurd windows, etc. $295,000 Dot Hart 828-684-2640 Cell 777-4837 MLS 533466

.66 LEVEL ACRE, 3/2, hardwood floors, FP. Extensive updating. Screened porch, full basement, 16x30 workshop. $189,000 Owen Fields 828-684-2640 Cell 777-5447 MLS 534254

ROYAL PINES!! 3BR, 2BA, eat-in kitchen, 2FP’s, oak floors, full drive-in basement, workshop area. $159,900 Skip Dillingham 828-684-2640 Cell 712-5336 MLS 531362

BUILT EARLY 1900’s , 5.6 acres, original stone spring house, pond, picnic pavilion with brick cook stove.$275,000 Debra Marshall 828-684-2640 Cell 273-5305 MLS 524756

ONE LEVEL, 3BR, 3BA, gas FP, his & her closets, private patios, newer roof, HP & appliances. $179,900 Cathy Moore 828-684-2640 Cell 275-1421 MLS 519506

ONE LEVEL CONDO SOUTH, 2BR, 2BA, ceramic tile, view of woods from LR, FP, new roof, mountain views. $110,900 Dave Couch 828-684-2640 Cell 777-9810 MLS 530527

GATED COMMUNITY, AGE 55+, end unit, LR, den, 2BR, 2BA, deck, sgl. car garage, beautiful setting. $124,900 Dave Couch 828-684-2640 Cell 777-9810 MLS 522132

RANCH & 2.45 ACRES, 2 MBR’s main level, lots of windows, wildlife, covered patio, 2 decks, fenced yard. $232,900 Cathy Moore 828-684-2640 Cell 275-1421 MLS 526822

WANT BRICK?, 3BR, 2BA, newer-HP, water heater, carpet, paint, laminate, & windows,1 garage in bsmt. $156,000 Martha Lowe 828-684-2640 Cell 777-4363 MLS 527235

BEAUTIFUL AREA of CANDLER, singlewide on .5 acre lot needs remodeling or build your dream home. $44,000 Deb Marshall 828-684-2640 Cell 273-5305 MLS 521785


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Lighting ideas for remodeling or building

(StatePoint) If you’re building or remodeling your home, as more Americans are doing these days, consider a fresh approach to your lighting both inside and out. “Lighting sets the mood for a space and illuminates daily activities, “says Jeff Dross, trends expert at Kichler, a manufacturer of decorative lighting, landscape lighting and ceiling fans. “A good lighting design will balance form and function for beauty, safety and convenience.” To maximize the appearance and functionality of your rooms and outdoor spaces, there are several things you should know before getting started: • Style: Consider your taste and how your lighting will interact with your décor and architecture. Is your style contemporary, traditional or transitional? If you have heavily ornamented furniture, wallpaper or window dressings, consider lighting that’s cleaner and simpler for a balanced contrast.

“The trend today is cleaner and simpler designs, regardless of your style preference,” says Dross. “Keep it simple.” Finish: Today’s most popular fixtures feature lighter colors like polished nickel or chrome, and textured or distressed finishes such as aged bronze. Layers: Multiple light sources can minimize glare and shadows, while adding depth and dimension, so layer spaces with ambient (overhead), task and accent lighting. Ceiling fans are a favorite source of ambient lighting for a great room or family room. • Functionality: Think about how you plan to use each space you’re lighting. For example, if your dining room serves more as a homework and hobby station than a formal place to gather, you`ll want to install a maximum amount of light. If you entertain there, be sure to install a dimmer. Take advantage of the experience and expertise of a designer, contractor or lighting

professional to help you determine how your lighting can accommodate your daily life. • Dimensions: Pick appropriately sized lighting fixtures for the size of your rooms. A good rule of thumb for chandeliers is to add the two dimensions of your room to arrive at a minimum diameter. So a 12x12 room should have a fixture with a minimum diameter of 24 inches and be no larger than the width of the dining room table. • Energy-efficiency: Consider new lighting technologies such as LED lighting, which can save you money on electric bills. • Wiring: Know where the outlets and electrical boxes are. This is especially important for new construction or large remodeling jobs. • Sunlight: Natural light plays a large role in the type of lighting you need. Look at where the windows are and how much light they let in. Pay attention to plants or trees that may partially block the sun’s rays.


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100% financing for qualified buyers. Act Now! Cirrus Condominiums Last Condo Remaining! 1 Bedroom luxury 1154 sq ft condo with terrific sunset views in beautiful Crest Mountain. 5 miles from downtown Asheville, gated community with walking trails, overlooks, waterfalls, outdoor space, and more. Unit features upscale appliances and finishes, garage, deck with views and low monthly dues. Low property taxes. $275,000 Call 828-252-7787 to tour.

New construction pricing on a 3 bed 2 bath home in a sustainable village 5 miles from downtown. Call 828-252-7787

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Crest Mountain is one of Asheville's most special places. Less than five miles from the heart of downtown, it remains isolated enough to be private and peaceful. The property itself just might be "the prettiest piece of land in Buncombe County," but the breathtaking views are Crest Mountain's true claim to fame.


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Make your garden environmentally friendly (StatePoint) Spring is here, which means it’s time to slip those green thumbs into some gardening gloves. And if you want to feel truly good about what you grow, consider upgrading your garden to be more planet-friendly.

According to a study published in the Wilson Journal of Ornithology, billions of birds die annually worldwide from collisions with windows. So if you’re going to send out the mass invite to these beautiful creatures, don’t forget to make

lisions can be found at www.WindowAlert.com. Compost By composting, you will not only reduce your home’s overall waste, you’ll also cre-

Here are some ideas to consider: Grow Your Own Dinner Grow the vegetables, herbs and flowers that you would normally purchase for your dinner and floral arrangements. Local is more sustainable because it reduces the carbon footprint associated with transport. And you can’t get more local than your own backyard! Encourage Pollination Pollination is crucial for agricultural production and the health of the ecosystem. Unfortunately, many pollinating insects are highly susceptible to environmental changes and have in recent years, suffered major population decline. You can help local pollinators thrive by planting a variety of native species of varying colors and shapes and reducing your use of pesticides. Be Bird-Friendly No garden is truly complete without regular visits from birds. Encourage flying visitors by installing a feeder and bird bath.

it hazard-free for their arrival. Without affecting the appearance of your home, you can make your windows safer for birds by applying static-cling decals. For example, WindowAlert creates decals that look like frosted glass to people, but brilliantly reflect UV light for birds. To create a complete visual barrier, consider filling in the gaps between decals with UV Liquid dots which are invisible to humans, but visible to birds. More information on preventing bird col-

ate a rich soil that can be used in your garden to cultivate plants naturally. Be careful what you compost, however. Sawdust from chemically treated wood, diseased plants, and even walnuts, when composted, can create soil that’s hazardous to both plants and people. This spring, make your garden the envy of the neighborhood for more than just its beauty. With a few easy tweaks, you can reduce your family’s waste and create a safe haven for birds and pollinators.


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Donna Logan

Denise Girouard

Broker/Owner

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Commercial Cell: 828-284-2859

Residential Cell: 828-713-9791

(828) 779-2222 • www.cornerstonerec.com NEW LISTING

FOR THE DISCRIMINATING BUYER This elegant & stately brick home features 7300SF with exceptional views. Two story Great Room, formal LR & DR, master suite w/sitting area, in-law apt. on main and guest apt. in lower level. Too many amenities to list. MLS# 444267, $900,000 www.rewnc.net/840884

WALK TO BEAVER LAKE! Home overlooks the golf course. This 3BR/2BA home has been recently updated. New kitchen features granite counters, SS appliances including an AGA range and much more. Bathrooms updated. Backyard landscaped and deck added. Beautiful! Hardwoods, 2 fireplaces. A must see! $450,000 MLS:532771 www.rewnc.net/173307

COMMERCIAL

EXCELLENT MANUFACTURING & Distribution Facility on 65 acres. Within minutes of I 40. Office space, Heavy power, good ceiling height, fully sprinklered. Over 12,500 SF of ceiling heights above 27 ft. FOR SALE OR LEASE. $5,000,000 MLS:466797 www.rewnc.net/960500

LOCATION-LOCATION-LOCATION. Furniture store on the busy main highway, just off I-26. Large glass front showroom retail space. Retail space can be LEASED with some warehouse space. Well maintained, fully conditioned, even the warehouse. Warehouse is also fully sprinkled. Lift full height loading dock. Parking. $1,300,000 MLS:524939 www.rewnc.net/143531

NEW LISTING

NORTH! 3BR/3.5BA home. Kitchen w/quartz counters, SS appl, wood flrs and brkfst bar. Gas Fireplace. Master on main. Daylight bsmnt boasts FR w/wetbar, Pool room. Low maintenance exterior with Hardyplank and Treks style decking. MLS# 519512, $350,000! www.rewnc.net/109355

ROBERSON SCHOOL DISTRICT! Great neighborhood convenient to all South amenities. Home needs TLC and is being sold As Is. Large living/ dining room. Kitchen open to Great Room. Cul de sac lot. Rear deck and outbuilding. $219,900 MLS:532827 www.rewnc.net/173308

EXCELLENT Manufacturing & Distribution Facility in North Asheville. Great condition and well-located adjacent to I-26. Nice Office space, Heavy power, good ceiling height, and lots of dock doors. FOR SALE OR LEASE. Long Term Lease Back 1/2 of space. Suitable for Retail/Industrial/Warehouse/Flex. Also available with #241 adjacent(see MLS #522263) 1.18 acres of land cleared and ready to build. $660,000 MLS:522259 www.rewnc.net/177434

WEST ASHEVILLE BUSINESS You have all wondered what is happening with the 4 old McCarson's Used Appliance buildings. Currently needs lots of TLC. Sold AS IS, no repairs will be made. Large lot connects to Sand Hill Road with access from the back. Own a piece of history in great West Asheville walking community. Convert and live in part. Not many properties left like this still in Asheville. Contact Broker for info and to schedule a showing.$560,000 MLS:529179 www.rewnc.net/177437

PRICED $41,000 BELOW APPRAISAL; 3BR/2BA ranch home on level .46 acre lot. Additional 2BR/1BA downstairs could be in-law suite. Currently used as duplex. Fireplace. Covered porch. MLS# 529706, $195,000 www.rewnc.net/156348

WEST ASHEVILLE TOWNHOME Features two master suites. Huge cooks kitchen. Completely updated. Custom tiled Baths. Hardwood floors. Cozy cedar paneled Den w/FP. Lots of storage. Pet friendly neighborhood. $186,800 MLS:517707 www.rewnc.net/120539

EXCITING RIVER ARTS AREA, in Riverside Industrial Historic District! 3924 sq ft per tax record. Two separate pins: 9638-98-1990 & vacant lot 9638-982962. Uncover the vaulted ceiling! Possibilities with current zoning include 4 loft condo units with community garden. @ 1300 sq ft. Bring your vision! $500,000 MLS:519756 www.rewnc.net/177438

YOU HAVE ALL WONDERED what is happening with the 4 old McCarson's Used Appliance buildings. Currently needs lots of TLC. Sold AS IS, no repairs will be made. Own a piece of history in great West Asheville walking community. Convert and live in upstairs apartment. Not many properties left like this still in Asheville. Contact Broker for info and to schedule a showing. $390,000 MLS:529145 www.rewnc.net/177440

LAND

COMMERCIAL POSSIBILITIES NORTH! 2BR/2BA on 1.6 acres. Located next to I-26. Currently zoned Residential and would need approval for your commercial vision. Det. 2 car metal garage. MLS# 509551. $169,000 www.rewnc.net/960496

NORTH Charmingly updated 3BR home. Oak HW floors. LR w/gas freestanding FP and crown moldings. Maple cabinets. Tile counters. Spring on property. Sold As Is. $159,000 MLS:522321 www.rewnc.net/119997

OWNER FINANCING NEGOTIABLE Private wooded location for one or more homes. Easy access from unused road on south side. Beautiful trees and views. Not in flood zone. Contains 2 Pin numbers. .67 plus .11 acres. Multifamily potential. $179,500 MLS:528167 www.rewnc.net/180463

PROPERTY HAS NICE VIEWS and several home sites. CITY WATER AVAILABLE! Over 2 acres for less than $40,000.$38,900 MLS:528563 www.rewnc.net/159773


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DEVELOPERS one of the largest lots left in the city with water and sewer. Two dwellings on the property. Only 3 blocks from trendy west Asheville! MLS:518077 $1,200,000 www.rewnc.net/995571 Call Bob Ray at (828) 507-7853

FIRST TIME ON THE MARKET This 5 bedroom stately home boasts over 2500 sq.ft. of decking and patio space for entertaining. Incredible landscaping, 3 fireplaces, full wet bar and more. 24 hour showing notice, please. $775,700 MLS:528440 www.rewnc.net/147057 Call Michael Srijayanta at 828-216-7166

DIAMOND IN THE ROUGH! 14 room Bed & Breakfast facing Lake Junaluska. One of the first homes built at the Lake in 1913. Does it need work? YES. Has it been priced with that in mind? YES. Located adjacent to the largest Methodist conference center in the southeast. $750,000 MLS:525680 www.rewnc.net/150026 Call Mark Sullivan at 828-734-3176

WORK & LIVE with a million dollar view! Just minutes from Harrah's Casino!!! Successful restaurant with a 2 bdrm 1 ba apt. Current owner enjoys better than a 10% cap rate on investment. Plus 3 rental cabins also with a grand view. Room for expansion & 2 additional cabin sites. $525,000 MLS:528920 www.rewnc.net/150023 Call Allison at 828-258-3737

UNIMPROVED COMMERCIAL LOT Has 3/2 home on parcel. Current access on Allen Street. Sold AS IS WHERE IS. Buyer to confirm all information. MLS is not a disclosure device. Not zoned for commercial use at time of listing. $479,900 MLS:528582 www.rewnc.net/154737 Call Chuck Giezentanner at 828-779-8996

ONE OWNER HOME in Holcombe Meadows. Spacious 4 bedroom 2.5 bath, 2 rock fireplaces, detailed moldings, central vac, irrigation system, professional landscaping, corner lot, and spacious 2 car garage. More home for less money than Biltmore Lake! Owner is agent. $424,900 MLS:533437 www.rewnc.net/179858 Call Bob Ray at (828) 507-7853

BRICK HOUSE and old double wide on almost 2 acres $299,000 MLS:532294 www.rewnc.net/173284 Call Chuck Giezentanner at 828-779-8996

$265,000 Extra lot plus 4BR, 3.5 bath home. Formal living room with fireplace and arched doorways. Den/family room, formal dining room. 2nd den with fireplace. Newer furnace. Close to Downtown, shopping, entertainment. $265,000 MLS:531312 www.rewnc.net/165167 Call Shanna Webb 828-258-3737

UPDATED ONE AND A HALF STORY with partially finished basement. 3BD/3BA on .30 level lot. Hardwood, formal dining room, built-ins, second level master suite. Jet tub, fireplace, workshop with possible room for a vehicle.Close to all West Asheville has to offer. $249,900 MLS:532686 www.rewnc.net/171490 Call Charles Giezentanner at 828-258-3737

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LOVELY HOME on wooded lot in Southchase. Nearly an acre! 3 Bedrooms, 2.5 baths, gas fireplace, formal dining room, eat in kitchen, vaulted ceiling in master bedroom, french doors to the deck. Easy access to Asheville & Hendersonville. Home Warranty! $242,000 MLS:531514 www.rewnc.net/165160 Call Shae Morales at 828-280-6844

GORGEOUS MOUNTAIN HOME with breathtaking views. Amazing hardwoods and real hardwood paneling. Resort Living, possible rental income. 2 Fireplaces. 3 levels of living and enjoyment. AMAZING! Bank owned. Sold AS IS. Seller makes no representations. MLS not a disclosure device. $239,900 MLS:532902 www.rewnc.net/173281 Call Chuck Giezentanner at 828-779-8996

SPLIT LEVEL with new carpet, vinyl. Basement has 2 bedrooms, 1 bath, living room, full kitchen, workshop, garage & 2 bedrooms unheated. Almost $40,000 below tax value. 1 year warranty. MLS:521713 $245,000 www.rewnc.net/995581 Call Brian Miller at (828) 231-4642

FHA FINANCING:INSURED Escrow; 203K Eligible. Repair Escrow: $2,805.00. HUD properties are offered for sale to qualified purchasers without regard to a purchaser's race, color, religion, sex, disability, familial status, or national origin. Equal Housing Opportunity. $215,000 MLS:534173 www.rewnc.net/179869 Call Chuck Giezentanner at 828-779-8996

LOVELY HOME in established subdivision. Mountain views but level lot. Wood floors in living area with gas fireplace. Split bedrooms. Good storage areas. A wonderful place to call home. $209,500 MLS:531211 www.rewnc.net/163327 Call Melanie Ferguson at 828-778-6176

MOVE IN one level living 3BD/2BA on .21 lot. Has sunroom, cathedral ceiling, fireplace, jet tub, skylights, dbl garage, mtn views, end of cul de sac. $205,000 MLS:530547 www.rewnc.net/159705 Call Allison at 828-258-3737

MOST UNIQUE PROPERTY Cabin with 270 degree views. Mountain top lake/pond stocked with bass. Easy access to I-40. Stone Fireplace and cathedral ceilings.Tin roof, high quality construction, generous decking with a tree growing up right through the middle. $199,900 MLS:533162 www.rewnc.net/173513 Call Mark Sullivan at 828-734-3176

HUD-ACQUIRED PROPERTIES are sold "as-is and FHA Financing: Insured Escrow HUD properties are offered for sale to qualified purchasers without regard to a purchaser's race, color, religion, sex, disability, familial status, or national origin. Equal Housing Opportunity. $196,000 MLS:533572 www.rewnc.net/179861 Call Chuck Giezentanner at 828-779-8996

CHARMING LOG CABIN at Lake Junaluska. Living room w/fireplace wood burning, gas heat, country kitchen 3 bedrooms, one bath, with a ladder loft area. Perfect for rest and renewal. $10,000 CREDIT FOR RENO AND HOME WARRANTY PROVIDED BY THE SELLER!! $189,900. MLS 518744. www.rewnc.net/995587 Call Bob Ray at (828) 507-7853

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CLOSE TO TOWN but with the feel of the country. Large & Open Kitchen, Dining, & Living Room with Hardwood Floors, Gas Fireplace.Cathedral Ceilings. MLS:513899 $179,000 www.rewnc.net/995802 Call Cynthia Frazier 828-778-4556

NICE 3/2 HOME Large, roomy kitchen with island/breakfast bar. Roomy master BR suite w/huge walk in and master bath. Wood burning fireplace.Large back deck. Long range mountain view. MLS:514729 $162,500 www.rewnc.net/995819 Call Stan Webb at 828-691-0536

RENOVATED FAMILY HOME Fenced yard with easy access to the downtown area. Large Bedrooms with an additional room for an office. Completely new roof and flooring. Large A/C and heat unit. New Wiring and Updated plumbing. $149,900 MLS:528752 www.rewnc.net/150024 Call Allison at 828-258-3737

HUD PROPERTY offered for sale to qualified purchasers without regard to the prospective purchaser's race, color, religion, sex, disability, familial status, or national origin. Equal Housing Opportunity. FHA insured finance. Seller makes no representations. $145,000 MLS:531779 www.rewnc.net/171497 Call Chuck Giezentanner at 828-779-8996

.65 ACRE LOT - ZONED COMMERCIAL, taxed as residential. Bungalow with two large bedrooms, a remodeled bathroom and laundry room. Almost level lot has a huge area for a garden. Back of lot borders Brookdale Road and could be divided and sold separately as a commercial. $139,900 MLS:528283 www.rewnc.net/147065 Call Mark Sullivan at 828-734-3176

ONE STORY WITH FULL BASEMENT Has stellar mtn views, decks off both bedrooms, 2 fireplaces,wood floors, open floorplan, garage, workshop. Home would make a great vacation home!! $136,500 MLS:532749 www.rewnc.net/171485 Call Mark Sullivan at 828-734-3176

GREAT HOME! HUD Owned. Sold AS IS. HUD properties are offered for sale without regard to the prospective purchaser's race, color, religion, sex, disability, familial status, or national origin. Equal Housing Opportunity. HUDhomestore.com.$126,400 MLS:529144 www.rewnc.net/153359 Call Chuck Giezentanner at 828-779-8996

GREAT HOME POTENTIAL HUD Owned. IE insurable status with escrow of $1705. HUD properties are offered without regard to the prospective purchaser's race, color, religion, sex, disability, familial status, or national origin. Equal Housing Opportunity. $133,000 MLS: 525995 www.rewnc.net/136096 Call Chuck Giezentanner at 828-779-8996

ONE STORY with full unfinished basement ready for your finishing touches. 3 BD/1BA. Subject has privacy fencing, outbuilding, back enclosed/screened porch, dbl carport. Basement is plumbed for another bath. $118,000 MLS:533195 www.rewnc.net/173507 Call Chuck Giezentanner at 828-779-8996

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CUTE MOVE-IN READY 2BD/1BA home on .19 acre lot. Has hardwood floors, open floorplan, updated, eat in kitchen, lovely private back patio. Basement level is full unfinished with a fireplace and sliding glass doors out to the back patio. $109,900 MLS:534107 www.rewnc.net/179868 Call Allison at 828-258-3737

WELL MAINTAINED HOME Fireplace with a built-in entertainment center. Master bath, with garden tub and shower. Includes outbuilding and all kitchen appliances. Furniture available for purchase. MLS:513445 $109,000 www.rewnc.net/995788 Call Chuck Giezentanner at 828-779-8996

GREAT STARTER HOME or investment. Hardwoods. Carport & storage building. Current tenant in place for over 5 years with excellent rental history at $700 per month. Lease is month to month but willing to stay. No lock box, please schedule through agent or showing service. $105,000 MLS:533690 www.rewnc.net/179866 Call Michael Srijayanta at 828-216-7166

$98,500 Walking distance to Mars Hill College. 2BR/1 bath with bonus space. A little over 400sf upstairs not counted in square footage, ceilings slightly under 7 ft. City water/sewer. Mostly level yard. Monitor heater and gas logs. *As is* SHORT SALE SUBJECT TO BANK APPROVAL $98,500 MLS:533708 www.rewnc.net/179870 Call Shanna Webb 828-258-3737

BEAUTIFUL REEMS CREEK VALLEY UReems Creek Valley 3.5 acre lot in Upscale 250 Acre Community Dedicated to Preserving Natural Habitat. Mtn Views, Underground Utilities, & Perked for 3 Bedroon Septic. Minutes to Weaverville, Asheville, & Parkway. $89,900. MLS # 527005 www.rewnc.net/139489 Call Cynthia Frazier 828-778-4556

HUD OWNED Sold AS IS. FHA Financing: IE (Insured Escrow.) HUD properties are for sale without regard to the prospective purchaser's race, color, religion, sex, disability, familial status, or national origin. Equal Housing Opportunity. HUDhomestore.com. $80,000 MLS:529713 www.rewnc.net/153633 Call Chuck Giezentanner at 828-779-8996

LARGE MOBILE HOME with views. Private. 4 wheel drive recommended, drive-ways are steep. Seller makes no representation. Addendum and septic available. $59,900 MLS:530628 www.rewnc.net/159671 Call Chuck Giezentanner at 828-779-8996

VIEWS! AMAZING! HUD properties are offered for sale to qualified purchasers without regard to a purchaser's race, color, religion, sex, disability, familial status, or national origin. Equal Housing Opportunity. FHA Financing: Insured Escrow; 203K Eligible $58,000 MLS:533597 www.rewnc.net/179863 Call Chuck Giezentanner at 828-779-8996

A NICE LOT facing hwy 74-A with 79' front. City water. Backs up to a charming community of mountain chalets. Owner will finance; owner is agent. MLS:514127 $29,000 www.rewnc.net/995805 Call Bob Ray at (828) 507-7853

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Builder’s Home in Avery Park-$695,000 Enjoy the finest of mountain living in this gracious 3 or 4 bedroom, 3 bath custom home. Bright kitchen with a wall of windows & skylights, Jennair appliances, granite and maple cabinetry. Great room has builtins, stone fireplace, soaring ceilings & skylights. Big upscale studio over the garage, deck, water feature and screened porch for casual entertaining. Pisgah National Forest is your back yard! MLS 529915. Call Karen-230-8619

Grove Park Cape Cod Bordering Park - $387,000 This stylish classic 1939 Cape Cod, overlooking Jones Elementary School’s park, is located on a beautiful landscaped lot on a quiet north Asheville street. This light-filled 4 bedroom, 2 bath home retains all its historic ambiance and features hardwood floors, fireplace, private covered porch, drive-in basement, and large dance studio. Being located just minutes north of downtown Asheville makes for a premier location.

This house sets the bar for Green Construction! Super energy efficient with active and passive solar, radiant floor heat.Open floor plan with upstairs media room leading to large private deck. Covered back porch, chef's kitchen,10'+ cathedral ceilings. Cool landscaping includes veg garden, berries, fruit trees and sunset views from inside and out. Premier location on a quiet dead end street in Kenilworth, close to the Hospitals. $424,900 MLS:530105

OUTSTANDING PRIVACY ON 2.46 WOODED ACRES Long range mountain views from the rear deck. Plus 2 small creeks, close to the Parkway, and only 10 minutes to Downtown Asheville! Also included is a whole house water filter, Rinnai water heater, generator, XL garage, high ceilings, security system and so much more. Don't miss this one! $489,000 MLS:530733

Wooded Privacy In Fairview Forest - $249,900 This quality "tree house in the woods" ranch home offers 3BR 3BA of one level living and an open floor plan opening out on to multiple decks. Full basement is partially finished , with a full bath, family room, workshop, and garage. This 2 acre parcel is complemented by 40 acres of Fairview Forest common green space for hiking and outdoor enjoyment. Located just 15 minutes Southeast of Asheville makes for a great blend of nature and convenience. $249,990 MLS:531274

JUST LISTED- 3/2 IN CANDLER FOR ONLY $170,000 You will be surprised when you enter this spacious home! Flowing and generous living space, 9 ft ceilings, dual heat pumps, & grand master suites are rarely found at this price. And it's on a half acre, with a fenced front yard and a 20 X25 metal building. $170,000 MLS:532025

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PRIME NORTH ASHEVILLE - $325,000. Currently set up as a medical office w/reception area, treatment rooms, & handicap restroom. 2 BR apt on 2nd floor. On Asheville's main north/south corridor. MLS #444677. Call Bill Palas, 691-7194.

52 acres with long range views Priced to sell, gravel roads in place, utilities nearby, views of mountains and farmland, in Upper Brush Creek. A few miles north of historic Marshall, NC, convenient to schools and shopping, surveyed into 7 ac lots. Or make it your own private getaway. $199,000 MLS #48887

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-2 Wooded gently laying acres. Great place to build a home with easy access. Owner/Broker. $27,500 MLS:517483

Beaverdam Privacy - $170,000 North Asheville one level home. This home has crown molding throughout with a split bedroom plan and open and sunny living area. Laundry room off of the kitchen, gas fireplace, underground utilities, single car garage, southeast facing front deck and a partially fenced back yard makes this a candidate for the buyer that wants to be minutes from all the North Asheville has to offer and also wants a private location. $170,000 MLS:534544

Explore Outdoors from this charming chalet nestled in the treetops. Ideally located between the slopes of Wolf Laurel, the arts of Burnsville, French Broad River rafting and the Appalachian trail. Relax at the end of the day while the sights and sounds of nature sooth your cares away! Priced right for quick sale, bring all offers! $125,000 MLS:532641

The Seasons at Biltmore Lake - $99,000 1st floor condo (ground floor unit). 2 bedroom, 2 bath. Walk in closets in both bedrooms. Laundry room. Club house has a business center, lounge area, gym. Nice pool for relaxing, hiking trails, picnic area, pet friendly. HOA of $222 includes water/sewer/garbage. MLS:523553

11,000 SQ FT IN BILTMORE VILLAGE FOR $549,000 Drastic price reduction! Owner is ready to retire, and selling ‘as is’ at this price. 2 buildings were combined and can be separated again. Each end of the building has a huge fenced parking lot. Retail usage presently, but could be wholesale or manufacturing. How about another brewery? Call Betsy, 828 779-5544. MLS#521705

Little Cabin in the National Forest $59,900 Very private seting, protected land with a nice noisy creek. If you need a place to get away this is it. 400 sq ft cabin in Stoney Fork. Land use is permitted by US Forest Service for $679 a year. Property is being sold furnished. MLS:521324 Call Erik -828-779-5149

Slightly East of Biltmore Forest - $159,900 2 Bedroom/2 bath cottage with detached studio apartment over garage. Live in one, rent the other. Covered front porch and fenced back yard for pets. Main house features large kitchen with vaulted ceiling for loads of light, formal dining room and large master suite. Hardwood floors and plaster crown moulding. 327 sq ft studio apartment over garage with lots of windows. Property only shown by confirmed appointment. MLS:518486

BEAVERDAM, NORTH ASHEVILLE - $398,000 -In a world all your own, yet only 10 minutes to the Parkway, and 5 miles to downtown. On 3/4 acre, surrounded by professionally designed gardens, mature trees, flowering bushes, & lg lotus pond water feature, this spacious home has 3 skylights, high ceilings, updated kitchen, oak floors, french doors, gas Jotul stove, & a fireplace. Plenty of room for a large family, plus a bonus suite with a separate entrance for guests or in-laws. MLS:523586

RIVERFRONT PRIVATE 16.5 ACRE COVE WITH MAGNIFICENT VIEW This East Asheville riverfront tract is the rarest combination of privacy, grand views, 1,200’ of trout stocked river, spring fed pond, mature forest, and bottom land. The property includes a century old antique log cabin and a modest rustic cottage overlooking the pond. The location, 12 min. east of downtown Asheville, is by way of a paved road meandering along the Swannanoa River, making for a breathtaking entrance. Seller may consider subdividing in thirds. MLS:525735

Hickory Nut Forest is a small planned green community surrounded by 'forever wild' land, the 600 AC Florence Nature Preserve,& 230 AC Little Bearwallow Mt Preserve. Trails lead to streams, waterfalls, forests, wildflowers,& cliffs.Generous sized lots offer privacy, covenants protect the Upper Hickory Nut Gorge forests that biologists call a 'significant natural area'. 10 minutes to Fairview, & 25 minutes to Asheville, Black Mt, Hendersonville $109,000 MLS:518147

25 Acres, with 600 plus Feet of French Broad River Frontage- Wonderful views from this one-of-a-kind tract. Located on the west side of the French Broad, north of Craggy Bridge, and just a few miles downriver from downtown Asheville, with major recreational and residential possibilities. $199,900 MLS# 510104

Reems Creek Townhome -This townhome is in excellent condition, with updated kitchen and baths, new decking, versatile open floorplan, tasteful upgrades, beautiful wood floors on the lower level. Close to the Reems Creek golf course, minutes to downtown Weaverville or the Parkway, and still only 15 minutes to the center of Asheville. Great storage with room for a man cave in the basement. Looking for a 'lock and leave' situation outside the city limits? This is it! $166,500 MLS:527410

800 FEET OF SOUTH HOMINY CREEK 20.9 acres with over 800 feet of frontage on South Hominy Creek. Great cleared bottom land along the creek with numerous building sites on the wooded portion of the property. There is one home on the property w/no central heat source. Another cleared homesite with well and septic. Also, a camper hookup and outbuilding. Property has a total of 2 wells and 3 septic systems. Great place to build your dream home while having a place to live. $495,000 MLS:527906

Town Mountain! This 2.1 acre wooded Town Mountain lot lays very well, and it has great winter views. Conveniently located at the intersection of Town Mountain Road and Dairy Gap Rd, you'll have easy access to Downtown Asheville and to the Blue Ridge Parkway. This is one of the few undeveloped lots left in this subdivision.$195,000 MLS:527899

PRIVATE ELEVATED 11.23 ACRE MT. COVE, $179,000 This elevated cove offers total privacy with views of the Craggy Mtns. There is an excellent circular drive installed accessing one of the several home sites with a well, electric service, and a storage building in place. This land has well maintained road access in the upper end of Buckeye Cove, just 15 minutes east of Asheville. Comprised of 3 separate parcels, several homes can be built making this a good candidate for a group compound. $179,000 MLS:527678

Artistic East Asheville Custom Contemporary $3,870,000 One of the finestestates in western NC. The premier landscaped setting includes privacy, extensive water features, and magnificent mt.views. The 5,800' home, incorporating feng-shui design, is accented with post & beam cathedral ceilings, hand crafted woodwork, chef kitchen, indoor water garden, home theater, and outdoor pool. Also included is a 6000'+ building with an indoor lap pool, office, greenhouse, gym, and guest quarters. $3,870,000 MLS:529582

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.11 ACRE LOT IN HISTORIC Montford, platted in 1920s, can enter from Houston Place or Houston Courtland, large mature trees on site with good homesite. www.rewnc.net/179205

BEAUTIFUL NEW CONSTRUCTION! --Beautiful New Construction, large covered front porch with long range views. Split bedroom plan,Cherry Cabinets, full back deck, gas log fireplace. Convenient to Asheville, Hendersonville, Airport, and Park Ridge Hospital. MLS:533455 www.rewnc.net/174221

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$109,900

TOP VALUE NEW CONSTRUCTION... Top Value New construction with long range views, close to proposed New Greenway at French Broad, over 1 Acre lot, granite, hardwoods, tile. Private, yet convenient to everything! Buyer may choose carpet. MLS:532242 www.rewnc.net/168254

INVESTOR OR FIRST TIME HOME BUYERS - Great little 2Br/1Ba Home on almost half an acre in Arden, priced to sell. Owner will finance with 20% down, 6% int. rate, 25 yr amortization, 8 year balloon. MLS:531521 www.rewnc.net/164784

About the house on the cover ... Walk to Beaver Lake! Home overlooks 2nd hole of ACC golf course. This 3BR/2BA home has been recently updated. New kitchen features granite counters, SS appliances including an AGA range and much more. Bathrooms updated. Backyard landscaped and deck added. Beautiful! Hardwoods, 2 fireplaces. A must see! $450,000 MLS:532771

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$368,000

GET YOUR PIECE OF SERENITY.... One of very few units with custom installed hardwood floors! Stone's throw to shopping,restaurants,regional Airport yet private enough to feel away from it all. Enjoy your own Parkway-like walking trails & fenced dog park. New roof installed this year, new hardwood floors,fresh paint and upgrades throughout. Rentals welcome! 15% CAP. MLS:531170 www.rewnc.net/162229

LIVING IS EASY... -Living is easy in this large 1 level home with huge master suite & remodeled bath. Gorgeous tile shower with whirlpool tub and his/hers walk-in closetes. Master bedroom also has a large office/sitting area that opens to the pool and patio in back. In addition to the finished area there is a large, oversized 2 car garage with workbench area, separate laundry room and extra storage room. This is a home you really must see to appreciate! MLS:531043 www.rewnc.net/161596

George Boghossian, Broker/Realtor 828-348-0993 “When you first met with us, Here are you thoroughly reviewed the comments listing process and stated from some that there would be of our clients no surprises. And there were none.”

$384,000

$99,900

WONDERFUL OPEN HOME 3 Bedrooms, master on main and on 2nd floor, 3.5 baths in wonderful open home with wrap around porches and screened rear porch to take in the 270 degree view. Great Room features propane gas log fireplace. The land and the spaces are breathtaking. Large family kitchen, oversized 2 car garage on main level with full 10' high basement unfinished just waiting for expansion. Construction is quality throughout! $384,000 MLS:529742 www.rewnc.net/153681

GREAT GETAWAY! --Great getaway between Chimney Rock and Lake Lure, close to everything the area has to offer. Tucked away on wooded lot, extra lot included. Two BR, 2 Bath, open floor plan with screened Front Porch. Side deck with views, great for entertaining. Separate entrance for 1 of the bedrooms, entrance off the deck for laundry room and bath. Perfect for a vacation home or year round. Broker is related to Seller. MLS:524883 www.rewnc.net/129414

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$119,900

IMMACULATE 3/1 RANCH.... - Immaculate 3 Bedroom/ 1 Bath Ranch on large level lot with fenced in back yard and screened porch. Single car garage, new laminate, carpet and paint. Extremely convenient area to Asheville, Hendersonville and Airport. MLS:529593 www.rewnc.net/152945

GREAT OPPORTUNITY!! -Single level, free standing brick/vinyl building with oil heat, central air, large kitchen with lots of storage. Great opportunity for any type of service business and/or offices! MLS:519604 www.rewnc.net/101611

Sevan Boghossian, Broker/Realtor 828-407-1231 “Your knowledge of the Asheville real estate area; your sound counsel; and your dedication to your profession and your client, enabled us to sell the property quickly and a very satisfactory price.”

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MARSHALL 415 BLUEBIRD LN MLS #527460 - $1,600,000 - $1,450,000 6BD/4BA - 4146SF - 124.9AC Private with 3BR ranch house, 2BR cottage & 1BR clubhouse. Barn with stables and dressage ring. Alan Kellam: 828-398-5754

LEICESTER 212 SANDY MUSH CREEK RD MLS# 518844 - $399,900 - $337,500 3BD/2BA - 2680SF - 14.74AC Beautiful private estate tucked away from it all! Spacious tract with awesome spring fed pond. Newer home with many upgrades. Brian Beasley: 828-398-5748

WEAVERVILLE 28 VALLEY DR MLS #534454 - $549,000 3BD/3.5BA - 4096 - .32AC Golf Course & Mountain Views from almost every room of this beautiful home overlooking the 13th hole! Floor to ceiling Stone Fireplace in the Living Room. Lynn Phillips: 828-398-5729

WEAVERVILLE 30 Valley Dr MLS # 534271 - $525,000 4BD/4BA – 3726SF - .42AC A Mountain Retreat w/room to entertain. All Brick Custom Built home bordering the Reems Creek Golf Course. Home boasts openness & privacy. Lynn Phillips: 828-398-5729

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SWANNANOA 231 RIENE LN MLS #534152 - $399,900 3BD/3.5BA - 3228SF - 1.51AC AMAZING VIEWS close to Asheville.Enjoy the wonderful view or take a dip in the in-ground pool or warm up with the indoor hot tub. Brandon West: 828-398-5723

CANDLER 126 CALDONIA MLS #534157 - $295,000 3BD/2.5BA - 2080SF - .57AC House is priced to sell with level lot and year round views. Cathedral ceilings, skylights, formal dining room and Master on Main. Brian Beasley: 828-398-5748

Featured Property: FAIRVIEW 914 OLD FORT RD MLS #533093 - $305,000 - $295,000 3BD/2.5BA - 2805SF - 1.03AC -Pastoral and mtn views. Beautiful hrdwd flrs, dining, eat-in kit, den, & two patio's to enjoy the peaceful setting. Ann Bellflower: 828-398-5737

BARNARDSVILLE 120 HORSESHOE TRAIL MLS #533994 - $280,500 3BD/2.5BA - 2428SF - 1.07AC Home has huge bonus room over the garage for a extra bdrm or hobby room. Full unfin. basement. Sunporch to enjoy the mountains. Angela Bennett: 828-398-5761 Sheila Stanton: 828-398-5763

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13 Sunset Lane - $788,000 View the Listing Video at: youtube.com/cbkingmckinney

FLETCHER 31 SINGLETON MLS #534346 - $115,250 3BD/2.5BA - 1312SF - .02AC Beautiful unit in Towns at Bagwell Mill. Gas FP. One car garage. Lovely rear patio. Angela Bennett: 828-398-5761 Sheila Stanton: 828-398-5763

CANTON 71 OLD PISGAH DR MLS #534122 - $62,700 3BD/2BA - 786 - .40AC Cute country cottage style brick duplex that can be converted to a single family resident. Angela Bennett: 828-398-5761 Sheila Stanton: 828-398-5763

HENDERSONVILLE 1017 BUTTERNUT TRAIL MLS #520645 - $295,000 - $285,000 3BD/2BA - 2240SF - .76AC Enjoy main level living while having an enormous walk out basement/workshop for all of your hobbies. Great spilt floor plan. Nick King: 828-398-5768

ARDEN 100 EDGEWOOD COURT MLS #534164 - $119,900 4BD/2BA - 1802SF - .43AC Main level living plus dwnstrs separate living area for in- law suite. Angela Bennett: 828-398-5761 Sheila Stanton: 828-398-5763


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WELL-MAINTAINED 3 bedroom, 1.5 bath, Spacious unfinished basement with workshop, full bath off workshop needs pump. Great opportunity for investors or first time home buyers. Additional 1.17 acre adjoining lot also available MLS #531751. $119,000 MLS:531756 www.rewnc.net/173933 Call Jennifer Johnson at (828) 216.8787

VERY WELL MAINTAINED HOME in a private setting. Sit and relax on your front deck and let nature surround you. 3 bedroom 1.5 bath, large living room, nice kitchen for family and friends to gather. One car garage with extra space for storage along with half bath. Unfinished basement area with double doors leading out to yard. Lots of room to expand. Small pond borders property. $129,000 MLS:531805 www.rewnc.net/175302 Call Mary Duffy at (828) 273.0363

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SPACIOUS BRIGHT one-level living. Convenient to Asheville and Weaverville. Large level backyard, partially fenced for pets. Well maintained home. $249,900 MLS:530393 www.rewnc.net/162175 Call Mary Duffy at (828) 273.0363

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GREAT SOUTH FACING MTN VIEWS from nearly new, spacious 3200 sqft home. Open floor plan, Gourmet kitchen, Great Rm w/wall of windows, vaulted ceiling, stone FP, Master suite & study on main. Back deck, screened porch, butterfly garden, meditation waterfall! $785,700 MLS:492258 CALL DEREK HAWKINS AT 828-674-4593 www.rewnc.net/170763

ENERGY STAR RATED custom home on approx 36.5 acres. Original farmhouse also on property(needs TLC). Fruit trees, outbuildings. Perfect for equestrian estate, agricultural, or just peaceful country living. A creek runs along bottom border. $500,000 MLS:526504 CALL KATHY KANE AT 828-231-4437 www.rewnc.net/171093

WONDERFUL, large home in private, gated community. HW & tile throughout. Wraparound porch. Potential for growth in plumbed unfin lower level. Community amenities: pool, tennis, pond, trails: hike, mtn bike. Convenient yet retreat like! $489,900 MLS:517882 CALL PHIL RYMES AT (828) 274-1091 www.rewnc.net/168535

MOUNTAIN CHALET just minutes to Downtown Asheville. 3BR/3.5BA, mtn views & Asheville Skyline view from large wrap-around deck. Gourmet kitchen w/cherry cabinets, granite counters, 2 dishwashers. Loft & 1/2 bath. In-law suite w/kitchen, laundry. $425,000 MLS:519017 CALL KATHRYNE ALONSO AT (828) 768-6896 www.rewnc.net/168558

WELL MAINTAINED & updated 3BR home, 8+ acres. 1 yr old roof, new well pump, laminate floors, Gutterguards, plumbing. Updated kitchen. Attached double garage + detached workshop w/single garage. Additional 2nd home, like new 2002, 3BR, modular. $398,500 MLS:486373 CALL BRIAN FRAGA AT 828606-1183 www.rewnc.net/168524

WONDERFUL CONTEMPORARY home in Kingwood Subdivision in desirable Flat Rock. Many features/upgrades: HW floors, gas FP, Marble entry, granite counter-tops. Convenient 1 level living. Finished LL w/full bath, multiple garages, wrap-around deck. $329,000 MLS:527855 CALL JUDY TOWNSEND AT (828) 551-9377 www.rewnc.net/169621

BEAUTIFUL & IMMACULATE Canterbury model! Granite counters, gas log FP, Vaulted ceilings, french doors, cultured marble vanities, split BR design. Rinnai hot water, gas heat. Clubhouse, fitness, heated pool, walking trails, pond! $289,900 MLS:514406 CALL DIANE SKILLMAN AT (828) 243-8800 www.rewnc.net/170435

SPACIOUS AND BRIGHT Looks & feels brand new! Close to Clubhouse, fitness. Bright sunroom & living, desirable southern exposure. Double pantry, laundry, extra storage. FP, French doors to office & sun room. Master shower w/cultured marble shower. $250,000 MLS:480814 CALL DIANE SKILLMAN AT (828) 243-8800 www.rewnc.net/170429

ASHEVILLE Charming Cape Cod w/great decks surrounded by mature trees. Convenient to UNCA & close to major commercial corridor. 3 minutes to Downtown! Currently leased, generates excellent income. Home Warranty w/Acceptable Contract! $249,000 MLS:514835 CALL GARY ZAHLER AT (828) 242-1290 www.rewnc.net/166307

WHISPERING HILLS Convenient to Hendersonville, Fletcher and I-26. Tons of space for the price! In-Law suite or apartment with rental potential. 3 car garage, plenty of storage. 4 Bedrooms with 3 Bedroom septic. Nice Backyard, covered deck. $248,000 MLS:510422 CALL PHIL CHILDS AT (828) 606-8872 www.rewnc.net/166295

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GREAT HOME IN FLAT ROCK! 1.8 acres. Main level living plus apartment or extended family area. 2 kitchens, 2 laundry, 3BA, 2 FP, exterior entrance. Lower level w/tray ceiling, den, office, BR/BA, generator. Solar based power. Radon system, decks $239,000 MLS:534059 CALL ALICE COCHRAN AT 828-329-3935 www.rewnc.net/179455

FLETCHER Everything you want in 1 level living...Great wood floors, screened porch - plus patio, private fenced yard, Home Warranty, HOA fees include lawn care. Sidewalk convenience to grocery, park, pharmacy & more. Shows beautifully. $234,900 MLS:507648 CALL VALEN VERA CRUZ AT 828-7794027 www.rewnc.net/166106

WELL CONSTRUCTED LOG HOME with seemingly unending views. Professionally landscaped w/fenced areas & playground. Vacation getaway, rental potential or primary residence. Gated neighborhood, many amenities to come. Less than 10 minutes to shopping. $215,000 MLS:530505 CALL PHIL RYMES AT (828) 337-1498 www.rewnc.net/169992

WONDERFUL CABIN in Lake Adger! Soaring wood cathedral ceilings, some wood floors, FP, eat-in kitchen, beautiful wood counters. Wrap around & screen porches, deck & fire pit. Workshop. All on a 2.3 acre lot. Adjacent 5.2 acres also available. $209,900 MLS:531074 CALL ELLEN GLASS AT (828) 808-4669 www.rewnc.net/168681

BENT CREEK RECREATION AREA Close to Pisgah National Forest or Parkway. Community w/just over 250 homes & dedicated park. Decorator colors, large kitchen, built-in storage, 2 FP. Level yard w/mature trees & landscaping. New arch shingle roof. $199,500 MLS:534332 CALL LINDA OLIVE AT (828) 777-6820 www.rewnc.net/179437

PARADISE FOUND. Totally remodeled w/gorgeous 34x16 in-ground heated pool. HW floors throughout & tile in Baths. Large sunroom, large deck off Master overlooks pool. Professionally landscaped & hardscaped. Showcase home in quiet, idyllic setting$197,000 MLS:528507 CALL SID BLAKE AT (828) 898-2702 www.rewnc.net/168608

BEST VALUE in Crowfields! Large condo w/updated kitchen, new SS appliances, updated bathroom. New carpet, new Carrier HVAC in 2010. One level living in quiet 55+ community with pool. Covered patio looks out to quiet level green area. $169,000 MLS:523135 CALL JOHN REUTER AT (828) 242-9689 www.rewnc.net/170599

COMPLETELY RENOVATED! Hardwood floors, slate fireplace hearth & jacuzzi tub. All appliances are like new, heat pump & furnace only one year old. Fenced yard. Convenient South Asheville location between Biltmore Park & Oak Forest. $165,000 MLS:524510 CALL JEANNE HARBISON AT (828) 713-2065 www.rewnc.net/171052

VILLAGE AT BRADLEY BRANCH Great 3BR/2.5BA Condo in desirable South Asheville location. End unit with a fenced in back yard. Close to shopping, dining and entertainment. Looking for a great home in a great location...look no further. $158,900 MLS:533142 CALL JOE BROOKS AT 828-333-0855 www.rewnc.net/174578

MAINTENANCE FREE 1 story Brick/Vinyl, level corner lot, shade trees. 2 Decks + patio. Large Kitchen w/bar, exhaust hood. HW floors, FP, large laundry room w/extra shelves. Outbuilding w/electric for workshop. Great 1st timer or Empty Nester. $147,000 MLS:524852 CALL BEVERLY BROWN AT 828-551-9406 www.rewnc.net/171718

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FOXCHASE 2 Bedroom, 2 Bath, FP, some Laminate Flooring, Energy Star, one level living, double garage on main. Just minutes to schools, shopping restaurants & Historic Downtown Hendersonville. Just a short drive to Lake Lure & more! $134,900 MLS:532635 CALL BOB SINNERS AT (828) 279-4081 www.rewnc.net/170454

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PRIVATE, WELL MAINTAINED home at end of culde-sac. Almost .5 acre, beautiful lot w/stream, fruit trees, woods, nearly level. Many updates: Fresh paint, some appliances, kitchen floor, cabinets, roof. Convenient to Hendersonville & Brevard & more! $124,500 MLS:519431 CALL PHIL RYMES AT (828) 274-1091 www.rewnc.net/168543

CAREFREE CONDO LIFE. Walk to Golf, Tennis, Community Pool. Full Unfinished basement great for storage or hobbies. Peaceful screened porch, open living and dining areas, eat in kitchen. Roof replace in 2010, recently painted kitchen and more. $115,000 MLS:527484 CALL ALICE COCHRAN AT 828-329-3935 www.rewnc.net/172131

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ONE LEVEL LIVING 3 Bedroom, 1 and a half bath home in the country! Still only minutes to shopping, medical, restaurants & more. Laminate floors, covered porches all on 1.32 acres! Do not miss this opportunity! May qualify for Home Warranty. $99,900 MLS:534387 CALL BOB SINNERS AT (828) 279-4081 www.rewnc.net/179432

BROOKSIDE MANOR Sunny spacious unit in 55+ Retirement community, recently painted. Some updated fixtures. A comfortable vacation or full time home. Garage and storage in basement. Pastoral view from back deck. No dogs. $65,000 MLS:517174 CALL MARIANNE MICHELIN AT (828) 551-6683 www.rewnc.net/172051


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Start composting for your garden (StatePoint) It doesn’t matter if you’re a gardening novice trying to supplement your dinner table with some home-grown veggies or an entrepreneur that earns a living off the land, composting is a simple way to go green and help save the environment. You don’t have to be an environmentalist to compost, either. Compost, which is organic matter that has been decomposed and recycled and used for fertilizing soil, is great for your garden and will help reduce landfill waste. In addition, composting in your home garden will help you save money. “Using compost means your garden will be more cost-effective because you will have to spend less on fertilizers, insecticides, and fungicides for a given harvest of any crop,” says Brett L. Markham, author of “The Mini Farming Guide to Composting,” the latest in his Mini Farming book series. Across the country people are embracing the concept of self-sufficiency and preparedness, “mini farming” anywhere, from rooftop urban gardens to suburban backyards to larger land plots. Growing food is easier than ever and composting is a huge part of this movement. Markham, who also has written the bestselling “Mini Farming: Self-Sufficiency on 1/4 Acre” as well as mini farming guides to fermenting and vegetable gardening, offers these gardening

tips to get started on composting: • Composting is a natural form of recycling, so use food waste, grass clippings, coffee grounds and even paper as compost. Just be sure to shred the paper first to speed up the process. • Start your compost pile in a convenient spot, and make sure it is semi-shaded and well-drained. • Add bulking agents such as wood chips to

accelerate the breakdown of organic materials, allowing the finished material to fully stabilize and mature through a curing process. Add leaves, straw, or hay along with grass clippings or green manures for plenty of bulk. Each layer should be no more than two inches so that the grass clippings or leaves don’t get matted down to form a layer impermeable to air. • Keep the compost moist. Either water it yourself or let rain take care of it. The compost should be moist, but not soaked. • Cover the compost pile to help retain moisture and heat. This will also help prevent the compost from being overwatered by the rain. • Turn the compost pile with a shovel or a fork to aerate the pile. It is important to water the pile as you turn it as well. Turning the pile adds oxygen to the compost which is necessary to get the most out of your pile. • Once you add the compost to your garden, you’ll be ready to start planting in two to five weeks! You can learn more about composting, mini farming, and self-sufficiency at MarkhamFarm.com/ Composting is the first easy step to helping the environment while growing your own food. So make the most out of your garden, and start digging!


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