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Real Estate Statistics and Trends

Real Estate Statistics and Trends

The reports below are intended to provide valuable insight into the local real estate market as you prepare to buy or sell property in the Asheville, North Carolina area or surrounding towns in Western NC. GreyBeard Realty updates all market reports monthly unless otherwise noted. Buncombe County real estate sales reports include all townships (such as Black Mountain) and the city of Asheville. We also provide reports for McDowell County and Burke County, home to our other office locations.

GreyBeard Realty agents are always happy to discuss the Asheville real estate market in more detail with you. Contact us with any questions or to start the home buying or selling process.

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Year-to-Date Real Estate Statistics

The statistics in the reports linked below come directly from the Carolina MLS and are compiled by Chip Craig, owner of GreyBeard Realty. Members may use data from these statistical reports as long as the data is unchanged and attributed to Carolina MLS. The standard attribution suggested in the “CarolinaMLS Rules and Regulations” is as follows: “Based on information from the Carolina Multiple Listing Services, Inc. for the period (date) through (date) (and the area covered).”

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2nd Quarter of 2024 Market Update | Greater Asheville Area, Buncombe, Burke, and McDowell Counties07.15.2024

Mountain Home in Western North Carolina
The Western North Carolina real estate market has been functioning as a seller’s market for years now. The strength of the market has been fortified by low inventories. While the reality of a robust Asheville area seller’s market hasn’t shifted dramatically, some signs of balance are [...]

Unlocking the Charm of Black Mountain NC Real Estate07.03.2024

View from Black Mountain NC
Nestled in the breathtaking Blue Ridge Mountains, Black Mountain, NC, consistently attracts homebuyers and local residents alike. Black Mountain offers a unique blend of natural beauty, cultural richness, and a strong sense of community. Known for its stunning landscapes and outdoor [...]

Discover the Advantages of Partnering with a Local Real Estate Agent in Asheville06.21.2024

Working with a Local Real Estate Agent
Why Asheville is a Prime Real Estate Destination Located in the Blue Ridge Mountains, Asheville is a city renowned for its vibrant arts scene, historic architecture, and stunning natural beauty. Its blend of urban sophistication and rustic charm makes it an increasingly popular destination [...]

1st Quarter of 2024 Market Update | Greater Asheville Area, Buncombe, Burke, and McDowell Counties04.17.2024

Deck Overlooking a Lake
After a strong entrance into 2024, the first quarter Western North Carolina real estate market is giving off some mixed signals. Interest rates are still hovering around 7% and sellers are showing reluctance towards the prospect of moving away from a home with a lower interest rate. With this [...]

10 Must-Do Activities in Old Fort, NC03.15.2024

Catawba Falls in Old Fort NC
If you're planning a trip to North Carolina, Old Fort is a town that should definitely be on your list of places to visit. The town is steeped in history, with a rich cultural heritage that is evident on every corner. But that's not all that Old Fort has to offer. The town is surrounded by [...]

Neighborhood Spotlight: River Arts District02.26.2024

Art Gallery in River Arts District - Asheville NC
Located in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Asheville, North Carolina, is a vibrant city known for its thriving creative and innovative community. Among its many unique neighborhoods, one stands out as a vibrant hub of artistic expression: the River Arts District (RAD). This thriving [...]

Touring the Biltmore Estate: A Must-Do in Asheville02.19.2024

Benches in Conservatory at the Biltmore Estate
Asheville, North Carolina is a city known for its vibrant arts scene, historic architecture, and breathtaking scenery. One of its most iconic landmarks is the [...]

The 10 Most Majestic Waterfalls Near Asheville02.13.2024

 Grogan Creek Falls - Brevard, North Carolina
Western North Carolina is truly an outdoor wonderland, and our region’s waterfalls (along with our mountain vistas) are the crown jewel of our area that encourage you to wander through the woods and inspire you to tackle the often steep steps to reach them. Every season in Asheville offers [...]

Understanding Asheville's Weather: A Month-By-Month Breakdown02.08.2024

Deck of Home Overlooking Mountains and Forests
One of the most frequent questions we get asked as locals is “What kind of weather do you experience in your area?” Since Asheville is a four-season climate in which each season is distinct, it extends glorious annual displays that locals and tourists alike look forward to and accommodates [...]