Last month we hosted our broker open house at the Starview Heights community and we would like to thank everyone who came by and supported us. We are all gearing up for a busy summer and it was the perfect way to kick it off!
We are staying very busy here at Realty Asheville and are loving our job of helping our buyers and sellers reach their goals of home ownership and sales. If you know anyone who is interested in buying or selling, we would love to help!
Congratulations to our first time home buyers, Megan and Casey! They just closed on their home this past month and we couldn't be more excited for them!
Words of Wisdom
Looking to add more light to your home? By placing a mirror strategically across from where the sun shines into a room, you are reflecting the sunshine in to add natural light. In addition to bouncing light, adding the mirror will help to create a false appearance of space and make the room look bigger.
What Do You Think?
It's that time of year again!! Time to sit back and enjoy the North Carolina sunshine while chowing down on the delicious meals that Asheville's greatest chefs have to offer. We recently have been enjoying our lunches downtown on the patio of Little Bee Thai. What is your favorite restaurant with outdoor seating? Follow the link and let us know!!
Our new favorite gem this month is Archetype Brewing. This West Asheville brewery is new to the Asheville scene but is already a thriving hot spot! Not only are the owners experienced brewers, but they are also parents and know the incredible value of having a kid-friendly space to hang out at. Don't be shy, stop in and say "hi"!
Monthly Marketing Report
In the month of May, our local real estate market saw a total of 2,064 active and under contract properties with an average price of $576,418. A large portion of the market fell between the $200k and $300k mark, with that price point capturing 23.21% of all active and under contract properties.
For all buyers and potential buyers out there, we do have some words of wisdom for you: don't wait too long to put in an offer on a home you love! In the current market supply is getting swiped up quickly, with homes closing within an average of 60 days from being listed. Be ready to pull the trigger on your dream home by speaking with your lender and getting pre-qualified before shopping the market. This is not a contractual agreement to take out a loan, but a means for you to know exactly what you can afford in a mortgage, which allows you to confidently shop for homes within your price range.
What's on the Blog
Looking for something to do this summer with the kids?
We can help!! Check out our most recent blog and find out our tried and true favorite places to take the kiddos this summer that are guaranteed to entertain them for hours!!
Out of all the cities in the ENTIRE WORLD, Asheville was named as one of the most under-the-radar cities to visit by Tasting Table. We might be a bit biased, but we do think Asheville is one of the greatest places on the planet!
Convenient to everything South Asheville has to offer! This 3 bedroom, 2.5 bath end-unit condo has a covered back deck and fenced-in yard. Hardwood floors in the living and formal dining rooms and a gas fireplace in the living room. Ceramic tile in bath and laundry on the first floor. This condo is also pet friendly!
"I was very happy with your service during my search for a home. You have always been very responsive, jumping in to resolve any questions and concerns, and keeping me posted on homes that may have been of interest. Thank you so much!"
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About The Streppa Team | RealtyAsheville.com: Homes for Sale
As a native of Asheville, NC, Skye has an unparalleled understanding of the local market and area. Honesty, integrity and a hardworking spirit are the very tenets that ensure Skye gets you the very best deal in every real estate transaction. That very business model has led to Skye Streppa being a multi-million dollar producer for Keller Williams for nearly 10 years running.
Starview Heights is a private gated community in the heart of Western
"Alona is fantastic in every way. She responded to my questions immediately and unlike so many other real estate agents, I really felt like she was my advocate. I've purchased many properties with other agents and they alway push me to offer more and close the deal, like all that matters to them is their commission. Alona was not like that at all. She was knowledgable, professional and a complete pleasure to work with. Alona has earned my loyalty from now on.
I cannot think of a single area that wasn't done to my complete satisfaction.
Alona gets my highest recommendation. She is knowledgable, prompt, courteous, and professional. When I had questions about the property, she went the extra mile to get the correct answers. I never felt like Alona wanted to quickly close the deal, but rather that she truly cared about finding me the right property at the right price. I will never use another agent."