The Asheville and Buncombe County real estate market is looking up for the year 2012 compared to the past few years. All of the indicators used in this report are pointing in a positive direction. The average sales price has risen slightly between 2011 and 2012 in Asheville and Buncombe County (Graph 3).
You are going out on a first date with someone that you really think may be "the one". Do you walk out the door without showering and shaving (wihtout makeup for you ladies) in the sweatsuit you've been wearing all day? No! You put your best foot forward, because you are out to impress.
Economists, investors and homeowners are all eagerly anticipating the return of a healthy real estate market. Even potential homebuyers want to know when the market will shift so that they can make their move into homeownership at the right time.
The bright side of the real estate decline is that homes are getting to be affordable again. As of July 1, 2010, there were 367 properties in Buncombe County listed for under $130,000, and there were 112 properties in Asheville listed for under $130,000. This is excellent news for people who work in Buncombe County and have been priced out of the housing market. With interest