Whether you hail from Asheville, North Carolina, or are venturing into the “Land of the Sky” as a visitor or someone looking to relocate, there is no denying that this city is special. In the heart of the Blue Ridge Parkway and surrounded by national parks of renown, Asheville’s natural beauty is equaled only by its vibrant, diverse culture. All of this - and more - makes Asheville a great place to own a home.
Spring and Summer bring intense thunderstorms. These are dangerous times to be outside. The average thunderstorm delivers about 250 lightning strikes. That's not the lightning you see in the clouds, those are actual strikes that connect with the ground. Most don't cause injuries or deaths because people practice safety during storms like these. Those safety tips are important to heed for you and your loved ones:
Springtime is allergy season. With everything else happening, you don't want to be socked with allergies and the breathing difficulty they bring. What are the best ways to reduce spring allergies in your home? There are a number of easy steps. Most are quick and involve a simple change of habit. You may also wonder whether equipment like dehumidifiers and air purifiers can help keep you healthy. Both can be useful, but it's easy to buy the wrong ones. There are requirements purifiers should meet. Let's start with the simplest tasks that can make your home air healthier.
Owning your own home has long been a big part of the American Dream. That said, there are several instances in which renting does make sense: when you plan on moving within five years when you are not sure you are in love with the area when buying makes it harder to commute or access services, and when you cannot afford a 20% downpayment. That said, if you’ve been thinking about making the transition to Asheville homeowner, now is a great time. Why should you stop renting?
Love it or hate it, winter is truly upon us. Even though it comes each year, it does catch many of us by surprise! Make sure that even if you are not ready, your home is. We have X winter home maintenance steps to take to ensure that you and your family stay warm, cozy, and safe.