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Solar Forced Air

Solar Forced Air

Did you realize you can heat your house with solar forced air?  Yes, it is true (to a certain extent).  Basic physics teach us that hot air rises, and if you can capture hot air, then funnel it…

The Ants and the Grasshopper

The Ants and the Grasshopper

In today’s mail, I had a flyer from Emergency Essentials with a foldout recounting Aesop’s fable, “The Ants and the Grasshopper”.  You older folks will remember it, but the younger ones among us;…

Hot in Hawaii

Hot in Hawaii

Things have gotten hot in Hawaii of late.  You can’t watch the evening news without seeing the amazing video of the creeping lava flows engulfing entire neighborhoods.  How quickly one’s daily…

Silence Is Golden

Silence Is Golden

When the power goes out, silence is golden.  What do I mean by that?  Last week due to high winds, our power went out for about seven hours.  We live in a rural area with no houses in view, but…

92 Acres Near Lake Lure

92 Acres Near Lake Lure

We just listed a great 92 acres near Lake Lure located just about a half hour from the Tryon International Equestrian Center.  This property is ideally suited for a private retreat, homestead, or…

Cape Town’s Day Zero

Cape Town’s Day Zero

If you’ve not yet heard of Cape Town’s Day Zero, do a google search or just read about it here in USA Today.  “Day Zero” is the day government officials in Cape Town, South Africa estimate the…

A Kind Letter of Reference

A Kind Letter of Reference

In this business, it is always an honor to get a nice letter of reference in the mail.  I recently closed the sale of the 66 acres Goldsmith parcel I had listed outside Asheville that had been in…

Affordably Priced Ten Acres

Affordably Priced Ten Acres

These affordably priced ten acres with excellent access and features is offered with owner financing.  This is a rare find.  The property sits at 4,000′ elevation in a very private, small lot…

Heritage Life Skills

Heritage Life Skills

It is now April, so that means two things: The Masters in Augusta, Georgia and the Heritage Life Skills Event at Carolina Readiness Supply.  Each year our good friends at Carolina Readiness…

Closed Two In One Day

Closed Two In One Day

An unusual thing happened yesterday; we closed two sales in one day.  In my 30 years of real estate, I don’t recall ever closing two transactions on the same day.  While it was certainly…