4 Tips to Ace Your First Home Purchase

If you ask a homeowner what it was like to buy their first home, they’ll probably mention a few things they’d change if they could do it all again. While it’s impossible to know everything about the home-buying process beforehand, you can still prepare yourself for what lies ahead—and figure out how to avoid some […]


7 Hiking Trails You Don’t Want to Miss

Towering trees. Stunning mountain views. Expansive cliffside panoramas. When you visit Western North Carolina, you’ll experience nature at its finest—and there are a few spots in particular that you won’t want to miss. Ready to start your outdoor adventure? Here’s our round-up of some of the best hiking trails in the Lake Lure area! Dittmer-Watts […]




The Top 4 Home-Selling Myths of 2019, Busted

“Fake news” has become one of the trendiest terms of the decade—even when it comes to real estate. Homeowners are often bombarded with selling advice that promises to get their home sold quickly and for top dollar…but more often than not, these “tips” are nothing more than misleading—and can throw you off-track.  As we near […]