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 I recently had a couple in town, Sam and Karen who were looking for some eco-investment real estate in Asheville. Karen, however, had also seen a home she wanted to check out which was listed at 2.3 million. The home was situated on 5 acres surrounded by 75 acres already in a conservation easeme...
12/03/2007
 Home price figures just released from the federal government show what many of us at EcoSteward Realty had suspected, namely that while sales volume of residential homes is down compared to last year, home prices in the Asheville area have kept appreciating.  Asheville area homes had the ninth-h...
11/30/2007
I was invited to give a talk a couple of weekends ago  to the Appalachian Chapter of the American Society of Dowsers . about sustainable development in the Western North Carolina mountain region. Dowsers are folks who among other things find places on land where wells can be dug to access water. ...
11/25/2007
 We went to the Flat Rock Music Festival at the end of September and were pleasantly surprised to find this one of the relaxing music festivals we have attended in the Asheville area. While other festivals like Lake Eden Arts Festival attract more crowds and have more stages of ongoing musical pe...
11/08/2007
I have a client that found a lot near Asheville in the Creston Eco-Development. They are going to be drilling a well, depth unknown at this point, and they are skeptical about using PVC for the well casing. Aside from steel (stainless or galvanized) are there any other options that anyone has hea...
10/04/2007
 I know I have not posted much over the past several months as life lessons have taken center stage for a while. But I did want to comment on the fantastic network of connections that Active Rain has continued to provide over the past six months. I did an interview for Realtor Magazine back in th...
09/13/2007
I am working with my buyers who are doing the green retrofitting of the Asheville home they boughta while back. They have run into a bit of a brick wall when dealing with bath/shower inserts for the bathroom they are redoing. They have been told when it comes to picking a green insert their only ...
08/29/2007
 The Asheville City Council voted last Tuesday, June 12th to forbid new gated communities, following through on concerns that these developments make the city less of a community. The ban passed by the council on a 5-2 vote applies to future developments, which would no longer be allowed to restr...
06/20/2007
I had a heck of a Memorial Day weekend (May 25th -27th) several weeks ago and was getting ready to blog all about it. I had three clients scheduled one on Saturday, Sunday and Monday all looking for land for sale in the Asheville area. Luckily I had all my previewing of property completed early a...
06/19/2007
  Often times when people are looking real estate for sale in the Asheville, North Carolina events that the area has to offer. Asheville and Western North Carolina do have a tremendous variety of gatherings, festivals, and events occurring  throughout the spring, summer and fall. One of the most ...
05/14/2007
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