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1.Listening to and understanding a New Approach to Aging-in-Place in your Property- supported by data interpretation for real estate in the Greater Asheville area.
2. Connecting for tried-and-true support CAPS certified, Senior Specialists, and related professionals
3. Providing information DATA INTERPRETATION that can benefit you when making "Forever Home" decisions and choices for unassisted living.
4. Taking time to design a step-by-step approach in a mutually beneficial process for you and your family.
5. Offering years of expertise as a certified social worker and in a broad network - via Active Rain, YouTube, Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter to give you the latest information on changing aging stereotypes.
6. Being vigilant- looking out for what matters to you, and supplying objective fiduciary counsel.
CONTACT janeAnne -M.A., CSW, Changing Aging consultant with a NEW APPROACH _____________________________________________________________xo _______________
TESTIMONIALS & KIND WORDS ::
~ "I am in the middle of my second transaction with janeAnne as my Broker. Without qualification, I will say she is the best REALTOR® I've ever worked with as well as one of the most intuitive people I've ever encountered. In late 2004, after an email exchange, janeAnne pretty much "knew" what I was looking for, assured me we'd find it, initiated and directed the search, which we did over several days, covering a large area on the map, and then helped me identify, negotiate for a piece of land in a community which is perfect.
Now, some years later, I am about to close on yet another property she told me long ago I would be looking for! She's honest, diligent, smart, patient, funny, knowledgeable, and pleasant to drive around with in a car. I highly recommend janeAnne Broker-in-Charge at The ECO-Steward Real Estate Firm. " ~ Don Silver ~
“Thanks for always remembering us from the start, when we first met, all the way through to years
later when you listed and SOLD the home we bought from you….” P.R.
~I was "wowed", blown away by what a top-quality product you put together for our parent's home .Thank you so much for this superb presentation/product.... Game On!" Robby
~ "Thank you for all you are doing...this seems like an unending marathon with no finish line discernible!!!! You are the only bright spot on the horizon:) " S.S.
~ "You're the best pet friendly broker I know! ... Thank you for the extra time you have spent to make us feel comfortable during our planning period. If you go this far out of your way to help us in the planning phase of our move, what must your service be like once we are actively engaged in the move itself...." A.S.
~Your "New Approach" to connecting us as sellers with buyers made us realize that even in a tough market, we might have a better chance to be seen. B.P.
~ Bill and I want to thank you for all of your efforts in selling our home in Fairview Forest. From our first talk with you at our kitchen table, we felt reassured that your attention to detail and that little "something extra" that is uniquely JaneAnne would bring us success. Being strangers "from back East", we were so glad you were able to knowledgeably explain the competitiveness of the market here in Western North Carolina and why our home would need to make it to the First Page of Google to be seen and have good exposure. You said you planned to use a combination of good-old-fashioned techniques plus what you called the “proven power of technology” to reach more potential buyers and generally get the word out about our home.
It was a good conversation about what we now call "The Plan"- especially when it came to the time-frame for selling and realistic expectations in terms of the Listing Price. You taught us new terms like comparative market analysis or CMAand offered us an idea of what a realistic asking price should be, how long our house might be on the market, and what improvements (including professional staging) we might budget for.
Thank you for all your exceptional work and “Selling Tips”. We especially liked the information cards you placed around the house for the showings. They really did point out the features of our home for buyer’s and their agents when they came. I was amazed that we sold so quickly and I am sure it was thanks to you.
We also want you to know that we appreciate your exceptional work ethic and warm personal style - Not only did you make the process trouble free but we learned so much along the way.
It provides not only a glimpse of the natural beauty and abundant real estate choices in Signature Verde mountain homes and LANDS in the Greater Asheville area, but a sure-fire way to connect with what is most important to you whether you are selling or buying or investing in real estate in the AshevilleNC area.
The Greater Asheville, NC area is highly desirable in terms of creative retirement. The region affords excellent healthy-built homes and LANDs that embrace the area's natural blessings..AND MANY POSSIBILITIES...
here YOU may discover that dreams do come true- under that very rainbow of pure possibility. Email me janeAnne@janeAnne.com and let's begin a conversation ....
CONTACT janeAnne -M.A., CSW, Changing Aging consultant with a NEW APPROACH _____________________________________________________________xo ______________
GETTING ACQUAINTED ::
Possibly one good reason why Asheville hits so many TOP 10 LISTS is that it is also a place to enjoy the company of good neighbors, the proximity of the wonders of Nature... and sharing our stories... Here's My Story
Real Estate runs in my blood. Back in the day, between rounds of golf, Dad built a successful real estate brokerage based on positive relationships in the community and with his clients. With my family's guidance I learned that whether in golf, real estate, or in day-to-day life,"paying attention" is all-important.
With family roots that go way back in the mountains and valleys around Asheville, North Carolina ( a couple of hundred years,)the National Association of REALTORS® reminder that "...under it all lies the land...." has special meaning for me,
as it did for my Dad who was a million dollar REALTOR back in The Day.
...so that's where my story begins...
"There is only so much Land, " Dad said, I hope your grandchildren can experience it as we do today."
My career path as schoolteacher, career coach, corporate marketing consultant, and publisher and author curved gracefully back to the mountains and a family real estate business where sustainable innovation rules, and where golfers can give it their best shot to find "Homes on the Green." Not long after coming home to Asheville in 2000, I launched Asheville Greenolina's Real Estate Firm. ...and a NEW APPROACH that employs tech-savvy approaches for sustainable excellence in Forever Homes.
Today I continue my senior specialist.leading edge boomer real estate consulting and am the Editor-at-Large for The Sage Companion eZine- where our focus is Aging in PALACE- again sustainable excellence, un assisted living at Home.
Over the years, it's been a privilege to come to be valued and respected by clients and the real estate community, especially for a particular expertise in properties that demonstrate innovation in Quality of Lifestyle and Life-Healthy-Built Homes®, beautiful golf course properties and communities, second and vacation properties, and LAND.
Herein Asheville, the emerald jewel in the mountains of Western North Carolina, our mutual real estate story starts with conversation that can lead to "happy endings."
SO IMPORTANT! YOUR FAMILY. YOUR HOME. This understanding is at the heart of that story. As we sit around the "kitchen table" or at a cozy coffee shoppe, I want you to know that, as a REALTOR® I am dedicated to helping you connect with your FOREVER mountain home and/or land legacy in and around Asheville real estate. I am passionate about the Greater Asheville area and about making the process of exploring and finding your home here in the Asheville- Black Mountain-Marshall-Mars Hill area - in Buncombe and Madison County, as enjoyable and smooth as possible.
As a senior specialist and leading edge boomer consultant here in the mountains of Western North Carolina I know that this means accepting the challenge of a professional adventure-
It starts with planning, listening, problem-solving, consulting especially about the value-added benefits of sustainable properties, interpreting data you may find online from the perspective of local reality...and so much more. You know, it simply is important to understand the whole process required to keep the momentum moving in a positive direction.
Communication with clients (YOU) and with the other parties in the transaction, the builder, the lender, the attorney, the inspectors, the surveyor...etc...could be daunting without a good heart from all concerned... and a good sense of humor.
________________________________________________________________________________ AREAS OF EXPERTISE ::
1031 Exchanges Healthy-Built Homes Baby Boomers' Nests
Eco- Friendly Properties of Enduring Excellence.
Through the years great care has gone into learning not just about one town in the Asheville area but about Buncombe, Madison and the surrounding counties too. I personally have driven most of the back roads through the mountains (had some Big Adventures along the way) with the result that I'm better able to help my clients make a considered choice in where they desire to move.
You may be able to tell from this photo that we learn - continuously...from clients, colleagues, conversations, and experiences.
We also learn from continuing education in Real Estate, an industry that is constantly changing.
Designations: Eco Certified ®Real Estate Consultant (NC)- NAR GREEN®, ePRO®. This last designation means that when it comes to literacy online, we are current and can be of real assistance to clients relocating to Asheville. ..especially those interested in our NEW APPROACH TO CONNECTING SELLERS AND BUYERS.
So if you're thinking about Asheville, Black Mountain, Marshall and points in-btween in the Greater Asheville area (Buncombe/Madison counties) real estate ...
whether you are considering a mountain home or land legacy, here is your connection to success ..as the following kind words from clients can attest.
________________________________________________________________________________ CONTACT janeAnne "Asheville's Greenolina" -M.A., CSW, a real estate consultant and professional business person.. ...
She is the author of numerous articles on real estate. Her nonfiction titles include: Authentic Communication on the Worldwide Web and One Degree Beyond. HGTV filmed the Eco-All-Star Team for a show on sustainable innovation for Green Week.
Interviewed for various print and online publications, Narrin holds the highly-regarded designations of NAR GREEN®, ECO Certified ® Real Estate Consultant, EcoBroker® and e-PRO®.
Email janeAnne@janeAnne.com for complimentary Asheville Real Estate Checklists and Articles where you will find her expert real estate advice based on years of experience in Asheville's Quality-of-Life real estate market.
What real estate treasure lies beneath your rainbow!
What are your Top 10 Mist Haves in your Asheville rainbow's "pot of gold?"
When it comes to mountain homes and/or LAND/ land legacies, real estate and enduring excellence,
what elements must be included in your story's happy endings?
(photo taken from janeAnne's cabin in Asheville, NC.)
Are you a "Baby Boomer" seeking a truly-creative retirement?
A golfing enthusiast whose heart's desire is a home overlooking the fairway or at the 18th hole?
Do you long for acreage with streams and mountain views, a family destination or mountain retreat, a horse farm in the rolling hills?
Possibly you are a discriminating adventurer seeking a sustainable, comfortable, well designed, technologically advanced and environmentally friendly place (like this green-built home I took a photo of just the other day) to make your dreams come true...
*see STATS on Green-Built Homes (such as the photo shows)
Let's start a conversation at the local coffee shoppe and/or via online connections ASAP.
You can save time and money this way. In fact, my Asheville area homes and land clients an average of 15 hours- of-time in the purchase of home, or about 50 hours per land purchase. Or simply...email me ASAP!
________________________________________________________________________________ CONTACT janeAnne "Asheville's Greenolina" -M.A., CSW, a sustainable excellence at HOME real estate consultant and ECO Certified Real Estate Consultant..Let me know what is important to you.YOUR Dreams Can Come True in Asheville
One of the most sought after destinations in the USA, Asheville NC , and the beautiful mountains and valleys that surround the city welcome you home.
With a diverse economic base, excellent healthcare facilities and schools, fantastic out-of-doors delights to enjoy, and lifestyle and cultural offerings that satisfy, Asheville is known as "The Happiest City in the USA."
Coming home to reality shows on TV isn't enough. The beautiful Asheville mountain and valley setting provides the sounds of songbirds and bamboo in the wind, the views, the organic garden, possibility of horses, artistic pursuits......and magic!
Relocating? Asheville's Cozy Cabins in the Mountains, Log Homes by a Stream, Elegant Downtown Lofts, or even an Artist's Dream are waiting for you.
We can interpret local data that you may find online sol that you have an up-to-the-minute understanding of our real estate market.
We can let you know about the benefits existing for YOU in Asheville's 2013 Age-Friendly and Creative Retirment Real Estate Market.
BEST WAY TO contact me. ...Let me know what is important to you when selling or investing in mountain homes and land legacies . . .
Asheville Real Estate Links, Land, Lots, Luxury
Expect Enduring Excellence & Lifestyles
Asheville NC Vistas and Aging-in-Place Homes
Sustainable homes with natural light Accessible homes
Creative Retirement Lifestyle and Your Real Estate Goals
If you love the idea of the active lifestyle and choice for creative retirement in accessible homes regardless of age or physical ability. If you prefer green design whether it be for a pocket community or accessible home with universal design elements, to elegant aging-in-palace estate, or urban eco-village- or one of Asheville's eco-sensitive golf communities where energy efficient homes overlook a fairway, I am a senior specialist who can help you meet expectations. Let me know what interests you.
I am happy to beyour Go-2 resource for a 360o view of Asheville's leading edge boomer and older adult possibiities. RIGHT NOW, fantastic opportunities exist in and around Asheville. Take your best shot at the prize by utilizing our years of experience in specialized markets, and access to our tried and true network of professionals. Here in the Asheville area, enduring excellence is expected.
Call me today at 828-776-0779 or contact me via my personal web site for solid information about age-friendly living. As an Eco Certified® Real Estate Consultant, I am proud also to have achieved the NAR GREEN® and EcoBroker® Designations . This offers you the forward-thinking information that can support wise buying or selling choices that take enduring excellence into account and can add value to your property today and tomorrow.
I also have earned the ePRO ® Internet Experts designation. This means I can interpret local data and the benefits existing for YOU in Asheville's 2010 Real Estate Market. Please feel comfortable in contacting me if you have questions.. Let me know what is important to you when selling or investing in mountain homes and land legacies . . .
The Creative Leading Edge Boomer Lifestyle and Golf
Raised where nature has a say, in part on golf courses, I appreciate the beauty of the game of golf and the environment in which it is played. Having taken Audubon's Green GolferTM Pledge, I also appreciate the emerging focus on sustainable golf facilities- sited, designed, constructed and managed in ways that enhance the Greater Asheville community. These courses, and their attending "homes on the green" can help to reduce or eliminate the impact on Asheville's amazing natural resources. This I say not only as an eco-friendly real estate professional, but as an avid putter! Golf and real estate run in my blood." ~ janeAnne@janeAnne.com
Kind Words, Media Interviews & Local Links You'll Enjoy
The American Chestnut Foundation. Do you miss seeing the great chestnut trees as much as I do? Check out this link where you can connect with other folks who are working to restore the American chestnut tree to its native range within the woodlands of the eastern United States. http://www.acf.org.
National Park Service- Historic Places. Asheville is celebrated for her architectural reservoir of Art Deco, Gothic Revival, Queen Anne and Arts and Crafts style buildings. One of my favorite past times is photographing the neighborhoods and buildings. http://www.nps.gov/history/nR/travel/asheville/preservation.htm
One of the most environmentally progressive golf communities, Balsam Mountain Preserve is known not only for general excellence, but also for leadership in eco-friendly development.
Having achieved theAudubon Certified Sanctuary Certification, here at Balsam Mountain, we expect to discover such amenities as significant Green Space, Habitat Restoration and Habitat Preservation. We are looking forward to speaking with the on-board naturalist, and (of course) previewing green construction homes at Balsam Mountain.
The Cliffs-The Lifestyle. The Links. The Luxury. AND the beauty of nature in pristine environments. Here are premier, eco-friendly communities located in the southernmost edge of The Blue Ridge Mountains between Asheville, North Carolina and Greenville, South Carolina. Collectively, The Cliffs Communities span 20,000 acres amid over hundreds of thousands of acres of protected forests.
The Cliffs at High Carolina-ASHEVILLE, NC - High mountain meadows of the Blue Ridge Mountains at an elevation of nearly 4,000 feet and with views reaching more than 50 miles. Tiger Woods.
The Cliffs at Mountain Park -LANDRUM, SC- 5,000 acres more than 1,000 acres of green space and trails for walking, hiking, and outdoor fitness. Gary Player.
The Cliffs at Keowee a collection of new luxury homes - bordering the shores of pristine Lake Keowee, considered one of the Southeast's most beautiful, pristine mountain lakes. Nearby- Lake Jocassee- a 7,500-acre natural treasure. Renowned as one of the most pristine natural environments in the Eastern United States, Lake Jocassee is protected in perpetuityalong more than 90% of its shoreline. Jack Nicklaus. Tom Fazio.
The Cliffs at Walnut Cove-ASHEVILLE, NC- mountains meet meadowlands, bordered by the Pisgah National Forest and Blue Ridge Parkway, just minutes from downtown Asheville, North Carolina. The Cliffs at Walnut Cove and The Cliffs at High Carolina are connected by "America's Favorite Drive," the Blue Ridge Parkway- and this is less than a 10-minute drive from the heart of downtown Asheville, North Carolina
Asheville Community Connections in All Shades of Green....
Whether you live in Asheville or are relocating here, or in Anytown those connections can deepen a your sense of belonging. The going green part is about neighbors flourishing. Take for example going green organizations-related projects like with which
Clean Air Community Trust. Our family is a big fan ofimproving air quality. Possibly yours is, too. Here is a link to innovative programs that educate, energize and empower the communities of WNC. http://www.airtrust.org.
Blue Ridge Forever is on my great connections list because you can connect with thirteen (13) local, state and national conservation organizations working to protect the Blue Ridge Mountains. Go here: http://www.blueridgeforever.info.
The Canary Coalition. You probably already know about this one. It is a grassroots group working to mobilize and demonstrate public support for clean air. Nothing like clean air, right? http://www.canarycoalition.org.
The Cradle of Forestry is located right in the Pisgah National Forest. This connection is all a bout the natural and cultural history of the Southern Appalachians at the birthplace of scientific forestry. http://www.cradleofforestry.org.
Elisha Mitchell Audubon SocietyThe Asheville area's chapter of the Audubon Society. Open to birders of all experience levels. http://main.nc.us/emas/.
Friends of Hickory Nut Gorge Advocating for protecting the ecological health and integrity Hickory Nut Gorge, including its natural beauty, biodiversity and wildlife habitat. http://www.friendsofhng.org.
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