The Ultimate Guide To Asheville and the Western North Carolina Mountains
The Ultimate Guide to Asheville & the Western North Carolina Mountains

The Online Version of the Best-selling Regional Guidebook

Susanna Pantas, Artist

 Asheville Real Estate

Pen & Ink Drawings of Biltmore Estate, by Lee James Pantas

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Featured Asheville Area Realtors
All friends of the author! These realtors really know Asheville!!

Sona Merlin
Appalachian Realty

Betsy Reiser
Appalachian Realty

Karen Perry
Keller Williams

Bill Palas
Appalachian Realty

Erin McLoughlin
Appalachian Realty

Bill Spears
Appalachian Realty

Mike Miller
Town & Mountain Realty

Leslee Thornton
Thornton Realty

Michael Simmerson
Keller Williams


Nina Bradbury
Cool Mountain Realty

Marion Norwood
Appalachian Realty


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Real Estate Resources:

Asheville Board of Realtors 37 Montford Avenue, Asheville NC 28801, 828-255-8505, 800-392-2775
Asheville Home Builders Association 14 Mimidis Lane, Rte. 70, Swannanoa NC 28778, 828-299-7001
Haywood County Board of Realtors 695 N. Main Street, Waynesville NC 28786, 828-452-5096
Hendersonville Board of Realtors 316 First Avenue E., Hendersonville NC 28792, 828-683-6942
Homes and Land Magazine  800-277-7800. Monthly real estate publication showing homes and land
North Carolina Association of Realtors 4511 Weybridge Lane, Greensboro NC 27407, 800-443-9956
Realtor.Com  Excellent online real estate search engine for homes and land in Western North Carolina
Western North Carolina Green Building Council The primary resource in Western North Carolina for environmentally sustainable and health conscious building. PO Box 17026, Asheville NC 28816, 828-254-1995


Places To Stay:
See also Asheville Accommodations
Rentals: Carolina Mornings Inc: Numerous cabin and cottage rentals in Asheville and the mountains. 44 Merrimon Avenue, Suite Two, Asheville NC 28801; 877-624-7988

Banks & Mortgage Lenders:
Finding a good lender to secure a mortgage is an important step in purchasing land or a home in Western North Carolina. This list below presents banks and mortgage lenders and brokers that have proven to be reliable, honest and fair in their dealings with clients.
Alpha Mortgage Corporation
Asheville Savings Bank
Bank of America
First Citizens Bank

Home Trust Bank
PNC Bank
Wells Fargo 

Real Estate Attorneys & Lawyers:
Finding a good lender a good lawyer to represent you in your purchase of land or home is also an important decision. In seeking legal help, as a potential purchaser of real estate, it is highly recommended that you chose an attorney that specializes in real estate. These professionals are best suited to help you navigate your way through a closing, and to insure that your property is free of any liens or other legal pitfalls. The list below represents some of the better known and established real estate attorneys in the greater Asheville area and in the mountains.
Adams, Hendon, Carson, Crow & Saenger, P.A.
Gooseman Rose Colvard & Cramer, P.A.

Patla, Straus, Robinson & Moore, P.A.
Roberts & Stevens, Attorneys at Law

Home Owner's Insurance:
Finding affordable and reliable home owner's insurance is an other obstacle facing potential home owners. Listed below are insurance companies and agents have solid reputations and have a physical presence in Western North Carolina. All have offices in Asheville unless otherwise noted.
Allstate Insurance
Barnette and Coates Inc
Erie Insurance
Four Star Insurance Group
Insurance Service of Asheville, Inc.
Liberty Mutual Insurance
McKinney Insurance Services
Nationwide Insurance
North Carolina Farm Bureau Insurance
Peterson Insurance Group
Stanberry Insurance Agency (Waynesville)
State Farm Insurance
Superior Insurance
Webb Insurance



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