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Sunday Morning Modern

Good Morning! Pour yourself a cup of joe and enjoy some inspiration from one the most dynamic architects of our time. Cheers!

Flea for Y’all 2018

Hi Folks! As proud sponsors of the Flea for Y’all we wanted to give you a head’s up on this years calendar. Above are the dates for 2018. Keep an eye out for further announcements, but in the meantime you can day-dream about all things, vintage, hand-made and cool. We look forward to seeing you out there this year. Cheers!

Happy Valentines Day

We wish you all a loving Valentines Day today. Share a little love with all those you encounter and make your day, our community and world a better place. Cheers!

Welcome Amanda Boren

Yeah! We are so pleased to welcome experienced real estate broker Amanda Boren to our team. Amanda joined us this January. Let us tell you about her.

As newlyweds twenty years ago, Amanda Boren and husband James Boren lived on a 35’ sailboat exploring the Caribbean and a jungle river in Guatemala.  Using solar panels and wind generation for renewable energy they experienced simple living on the sea and off the land. The impressions made during that sailing adventure remain with the couple and continue to influence the manner in which they approach both their work and their life to this day.

After graduating from the University of South Carolina with a Business degree in Marketing and Real Estate Amanda began her career with home building products manufacturer Georgia Pacific. She later moved on to working with husband James, a builder by trade, in their building design, construction and sales business, was an independent mortgage broker, and most recently broker | realtor for another local company.  In addition, Amanda and James are building another Green Built home for themselves, using site harvested trees as flooring and accents in their home.

Since settling in the Asheville area over 8 years ago Amanda has focused on the green building market for Green Earth Developments’ residential projects as a key team member involved in both the design and marketing of 25 homes. Amanda is an active member of the WNC Green Building Council.  Her combined knowledge of construction, the building process, design, Green Homes and financing are invaluable to her buyers as well as her sellers.

“Being a Realtor was the perfect avenue for me to share what I know and to be of assistance in helping people find the home that is right for them.  Asheville allows us to live our passion, which is sustainable and healthy green building.”

Welcome Amanda! Kelly and Troy

Women Architect of the Year

Sandra Barclay, Biba Dow, Ángela García de Paredes and Stephanie Macdonald have been shortlisted for the Woman Architect of the Year 2018 award, for projects in Peru, Spain and the UK.

Jointly awarded by the Architects’ Journal and The Architectural Review, the Woman Architect of the Year award recognizes the architect of a single, recently completed project.

See the rest of the article by Tom Ravenscroft here. Cheers!

Community Bill of Rights

Go Grassroots with Asheville Community Roots | Hi Folks. There is a growing way to get involved if you want to have a voice in your community. If interested stop by this evening and find out how HERE. Cheers!

KW No.1

It’s official…Keller Williams is the #1 Real Estate Company across all brands in the U.S! All this while being a deft free company, the #1 Training Company in the world and teaching people how to create and live a full life. It works for us — clearly. Cheers! 

Happy Birthday | No.9

On this date in 2009 began capturing modern art, design and real estate in our region. The first post was on the Blue Ridge Parkway Destination Center. That year it was exciting to receive an average of 60 views per day having assumed no more than 3. Nine years later it is 5 times that and growing. Thank you {always} for your patronage, loyalty and appreciation. And some love, too. Cheers!

Just For Fun

Snow Day!

So, why not have some fun looking at some modern inspiration appropriately. Go here or here. And stay warm. Cheers!


Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Happy New Year’s Eve

From Modern Asheville Real Estate | Yeah! I don’t know about you, but we leave 2017 feeling incredibly grateful for a successful year. 2018 promises some welcome changes in our world in support of our team. Kelly and I couldn’t be more excited. Our gratitude includes our partners, friends and Modern Asheville community. Have a safe and loving holiday tonight and surround yourselves with those you love. Cheers from us! Kelly and Troy