Entries by Margaret Vestal

Asheville’s Top 10 HIKES

Asheville’s Top 10 HIKES: My completely biased opinions of the best hikes around Asheville. Graveyard Fields This one is popular for a reason. It is located on the Blue Ridge Parkway south of Asheville at mile marker 418. You feel like you are on top of the world yet in a valley. There are waterfalls […]

CARES Stimulus Act 2020

CARES Stimulus Act 2020: information for individuals, small businesses, and independent contractors. “Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act” I have assimilated information on the CARES Stimulus Act 2020 that could be of help to you. If you are a small business or independent contractor, please read! DISCLAIMER: I do not purport to be an […]

Let’s Help Each Other During Covid-19

Let’s Help Each Other During Covid-19 First and foremost, Jimmy and I hope that you and your family are safe and well. Secondly, we send a heartfelt a HUGE thank-you to all you healthcare workers and those of you out there working in public to keep things running. We can’t say enough how much we […]

Corona Housing Market is Not Like the Great Recession

A friend tagged me on FaceBook with this article from Keeping Current Matters called “5 Simple Graphs Proving This is Not Like the Last Time” and asked me to comment.  Below are my thoughts in reaction to the key points of the article as well as in general on how Corona Housing Market is Not […]

Asheville Real Estate and Corona Virus

Asheville Real Estate and Corona Virus As I write this on March 13th, there are no documented cases of COVID-19 in Buncombe or surrounding counties. But we all know that it is just a matter of days before that happens. How does this change the real estate scene?  My crystal ball isn’t working, but I […]

10 Best Things to Do in Asheville in the Rain

10 Best Things to Do in Asheville in the Rain Asheville is an outdoor paradise. But sometimes, that paradise gets soggy.  Like today. So I was thinking, what are the 10 Best Things to Do in Asheville in the Rain? HOUSE HUNTING If you are seriously looking to buy (or rent) a house, a super […]

Asheville’s Top 10 Neighborhoods: Favorite Asheville Neighborhoods

Asheville’s Top 10 Neighborhoods: My completely biased analysis of Asheville neighborhoods based on where I have or would want to live. Biltmore Lake I love Biltmore Lake and when we could make it happen, Jimmy and I moved there four years ago.  For me, it was about the beautiful setting around little Enka Lake and […]