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First impressions are important, whether you are talking about people or curb appeal. If you are fortunate enough to have a deck and/or porch, it’s possible that winter storms and freezing temps haven’t been kind to it. But, there is definitely something you can do to give that wooden structure new life.

key 2323278 1920The Hendersonville/Asheville region and surrounding counties all experienced increases in home sales as of last November. This is good news for the area, particularly given the economic climate of this past year. Add to that a low inventory of homes, and Realtors® have had their work cut out for them finding area homes for clients. Despite these issues, there was no winter slump – far from it. The strong seller’s market ensured home sales showed marked increases in all areas across the region.

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If you aren’t among the 77% of real estate agents who are using social media, it’s time to get on the bandwagon! The National Association of Realtors reports that 44% of potential homebuyers look online FIRST for properties, and then contact a real estate agent. And with the majority of adults in America checking in on social media at least once a day, it's easy to get your message out to your audience in just minutes. Here are some tips and tricks for getting started:

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We all know that home sales are up. And by up we mean setting new records of higher home prices and significantly less days on the market. Particularly because it is near the end of the year, these sales continually surprise. But buyers aren’t just moving out of urban areas as the pandemic would suggest. Many are purchasing second homes due to the option of working from home being on the rise. Be it existing homes or new ones, there is no doubt that 2020 sales are historic. According to the article in Forbes earlier last month, “Home Sales Data is Another Sign to Retailers That Consumer Behavior Might be Forever Changed”, this is a trend to watch.