West Asheville real estate not only booming, it’s considered a steal

Kyle Henry and Aaron Palmer, partners in Ground Floor Properties NC, have a nearly finished duplex on State Street. Each 1,100-square-foot unit is selling for $279,000. Angela Wilhelm/awilhelm@citizen-times.com (Photo: John Boyle/jboyle@citizen-times.com) When discussing the West Asheville real estate market, one highly technical term surfaces repeatedly. "Oh yeah, it’s insane — it is," Delias Thompson said with a laugh, standing in front of the home she recently built with her partner,…

Asheville’s Mountain Sports Festival Redefines its Mission

Asheville, NC – Now in it’s 18th year, the Mountain Sports Festival (May 25th- May 27th) in Asheville, North Carolina, has become a staple of the Memorial Day weekend. Locals and visitors from throughout the southeast join to celebrate music, community, athletics, and local business while showcasing the unique mountain terrain and culture of Asheville, North Carolina and its surroundings. This past September, the all-volunteer board of the non-profit festival…