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October 2014

Found 3 blog entries for October 2014.

 At Coldwell Banker King, our Realtors work hard to make sure that our clients are well taken care of and satisfied with their real estate transaction. We love to hear stories of satisfied clients and happy Realtors! It is especially rewarding when those satisfied clients are first-time homebuyers. There are so many emotions that flood first-time buyers, and let’s face it, home ownership is a big deal! That’s why it is so important to find a Realtor you can trust to guide you through the entire process. Jill Tamila was recently able to experience the joy of helping first-time buyers purchase their new home, “I love the  excitement of helping people buy their first home, and this was no exception. Marc and Kathryn and their most adorable daughter, Olivia,

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Asheville was highlighted recently by Kiplinger, a respected source for economic information, as one of its “10 Great College Towns to Retire to.” According to the magazine’s editors, retirement to a college town allows you to “re-create that horizon-broadening experience and sense of adventure,” though probably without the partying and exams. Also noted are the on-campus attractions such as concerts and lecture series that are open to all local residents – not to mention ever popular sports events. And, Kiplinger reports, most of these towns are in states “that are tax friendly to retirees.”

Asheville receives a strong nod for multiple reasons, aside from its size and lovely location in the mountains. The magazine says about Asheville, “"UNC-Asheville

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USA Today recently suggested a tour of Southern literary destinations and rightly included Asheville on the list. In general terms, the article noted that the South, more than any other region, “packs an atmospheric punch that seems tailor-made for the written page. No wonder it’s produced a wealth of writers who claim a hard-to-shake hold on readers’ imaginations.”

As for Asheville, the article declared: “Today, picturesque Asheville is lauded as a bastion of the culinary arts, but in the early 20th century, its creative associations were more literary in nature. “Look Homeward, Angel” author Thomas Wolfe grew up here, while in the mid-1930s a foundering F. Scott Fitzgerald spent 11 troubled months at the city’s fashionable Grove Park Inn. Explore the

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