The Ultimate Checklist for Job Relocation

The Ultimate Checklist for Job Relocation

                Photo by Ketut Subiyanto from Pexels   Finding out that you got a great job opportunity in a new city is a wonderful feeling. One study showed that almost half of people who relocate do it for job...
How to Make Small Spaces Work: Setting Up a Home Office

How to Make Small Spaces Work: Setting Up a Home Office

Image via Pexels   Thanks to the events of the last few years, many professionals have transitioned from working in an office space to working from home. For some, the transition was sudden, and it was only supposed to be temporary. However, many companies are...
Moving? Starting a Business? You Can Do Both at the Same Time

Moving? Starting a Business? You Can Do Both at the Same Time

Are you planning to start a home-based business but don’t have room? Launching two adventures — beginning a business and purchasing a home — can be overwhelming. You can accomplish them both, though, with some upfront work and using the following advice from The...
Meet Alexandra Schrank, Mountain Star Team Leader

Meet Alexandra Schrank, Mountain Star Team Leader

  Alexandra Schrank, born and raised in Charlotte, NC, moved two hours west to Asheville in 2010. Growing up in untreated alcohol and drug-infested environment, Alexandra experienced a lot of unhealthy pain, seeing first-hand what a life without a solution for...
MST Gives Back in Memory of Pearl, an AHS Senior Rescue

MST Gives Back in Memory of Pearl, an AHS Senior Rescue

Back in March of 2020, during the early stages of the pandemic, my husband and I adopted a portly little dog named Pearl from the Asheville Humane Society. We named her Pearl because she was grey and white in color, fairly rough around the edges, and so delightfully...
Poor Landscaping Effects on Property Value

Poor Landscaping Effects on Property Value

Key Findings 78% of real estate agents say poor landscaping and hardscaping negatively affects property values 59% of real estate agents say trees are the landscaping element that adds the most value to a home Adding one healthy tree can increase property values by...
Meet Heather Hines, Mountain Star Team Broker-In-Charge

Meet Heather Hines, Mountain Star Team Broker-In-Charge

  I started in the real estate business helping homeowners stay out of foreclosure, during the housing crisis of 2008 and beyond. Over time I parlayed this into a full time real estate career! In 2018, I joined forces with Alexandra Schrank, a fellow Capricorn!...