Asheville Real Estate - Buying and Selling Properties in Western NC
Overview and Recent Trends in Asheville Real Estate
The major city of Buncombe County is Asheville, North Carolina, with a population of ~70,000. Other major communities in the Asheville area include Enka, Candler, Leicester, Woodfin, Fletcher, Fairview, Swannanoa, Black Mountain, Montreat, and Weaverville.
According to the National Association of Realtors, nationwide home sales have been down in excess of 11% this year. Asheville, Buncombe County’s largest city, has not had the decline in real estate sales experienced in other parts of the country. Asheville’s healthy real estate market is exemplified by the average days on market (DOM) of existing homes in Buncombe County.
Whether you are buying or selling a home, consider working with one of the many professional realtors in Asheville. Finding someone who understands your specific needs and knows the community well is essential. A good Asheville NC realtor should be able to provide you with information regarding schools, transportation, types of community living available, recreation, and other criteria. Realtors in Asheville North Carolina can advise you about home inspections, home warranty, financing, and other services you may need.
Note: We have offered a few suggestions below to help you get started, but a good Asheville real estate agent can assist you every step of the way.
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Like most cities across the country, Asheville is a conglomeration of numerous smaller communities, neighborhoods and towns. Each of these towns boasts its own architectural style, cultural diversity, and socio economic makeup, and thus has a separate real estate market.
Before you sell your home or property make sure to explore our real estate sellers guide. With you will find helpful tips to prepare your property for sale, and ideas to avoid common mistakes.
- Choosing a Real Estate Agent to Sell Your Home
- Prepairing Your Home for Sale
- What to Expect During the Selling Process
Visit your guide to house hunting for information on how to evaluate properties in order to find the perfect match for your lifestyle and budget. Our guide also includes a checklist and worksheet that you can print to help compare the properties that you visit.
Researching a real estate market and recent trends is an essential first step toward purchasing a home. Our research tools page contains links to the Asheville Board of Realtors statistics page and the Buncombe County Geographical Information System (GIS). For a property search use the MSL Search located at the top of this page.
One of the most crucial steps in the real estate purchasing process is acquiring a mortgage. The Asheville NC area boasts a strong real estate market and with it comes a healthy and competitive mortgage market. Use the following articles and resources to educate yourself on the Asheville mortgage market and to better prepare you to begin the mortgage shopping process.
Learn more about the Asheville Mortgage Market.
The following articles can help you to understand timeshares in Asheville and WNC:
When prospective real estate purchasers, especially young and inexperienced ones, hear the word foreclosure they often think of a way to get a house for a depressed, cheaper price. While foreclosures can provide great deals for investors or even first time home buyers, they are not always a good deal...
Knowing your real estate and financial terms is important for your confidence when preparing to buy a home or property. Visit our real estate terms page to get an overview of the most common terms used by real estate agents and mortgage brokers.