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Folks have been talking real estate here in the mountains of Western North Carolina. The news is good. Asheville  Promise

When it comes to home ownership, especially "green-built" homes,  and the economy both  state-wide,

and in our home town of Asheville,  (see photo)

North Carolina's real estate facts ( see below) support our intuition that things are moving in a positive direction


Here are  a few of those facts: 

1) Six N.C. cities - Raleigh, Durham, Asheville, Wilmington, Winston-Salem and Charlotte - were among the top 20 "Best Metros" in the country for business and careers, according to Forbes.  Asheville  is  #6    

2) North Carolina recently was named the second best state in which to conduct business, according to Chief Executive magazine.  

3) First-time homebuyer activity has surged. In March, first-time homebuyers accounted for 53 percent of transactions. 

4)  In the latest quarter, North Carolina ranked 36th in the nation for foreclosure filings, and in recent months, foreclosure filings fell significantly when compared to the same period last year.

 5) Coming to Asheville,  (May, 2009) the Cooperative Institute for Climate and Satellites. This is exciting! it means $32 million and perhaps as many as 100 scientific jobs - a boost to Asheville's economy and the Asheville's quest to become a hub for jobs related to weather data collection, forecasting and research. 

So when our clients ask us, " How are things going in North Carolina, and in particular, how does the Asheville NC real estate market look these days? "  I am happy to answer, " Most Promising!"

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" How are things going in North Carolina, and in particular, how does the Asheville NC real estate market look these days? "  I am happy to answer, " Most Promising!"

Posted by . 4Terra Land Brokers .. 828-776-0779 Asheville NC, What's Most Important to YOU? Call(828)-776-0779 ( REAL ESTATE RESOURCES & NETWORK ) over 9 years ago

Ashville looks like a great place to live.  I hope I can get there to visit some time.. I will give you call!

Posted by Joan Whitebook, Consumer Focused Real Estate Services (BHG The Masiello Group) over 9 years ago

janeAnne, Thanks for the good news article on NC I will repost that one! I stopped by to thank you for your article in the NCAR magazine, Insight, on eco-friendly real estate. A big plus for mentioning Active Rain and Localism.

Posted by Kathryn Gorham, Emerald Isle NC Crystal Coast (Green Key Realty) over 9 years ago

JaneAnne - Ashville sounds like a great place to move to.  You certainly pointed some very important statistics and things people are looking for now a days.   Not to mention how beautiful and if I remember your previous post correctly, how green it is!

Posted by Sylvia Barry, Marin and Sonoma Real Estate Leading Expert (Coldwell Banker Previews International (#1 Marin_Sonoma_San Francisco_North_Bay)) over 9 years ago

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