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Flea for Y’all | Season Starts next Sunday

It’s spring and the season is upon us for all things, vintage, hand-made and cool. One week from today is the first Flea for Ya’ll of 2017. What’s new? The location. We will be at the Asheville Outlet Mall‘s outdoor venue for the day. That means you can spend a day in bargain heaven bringing home both the old and new. Go HERE for the details and come see Kelly and myself for the latest in real estate news and shopping. We hope to see you. Cheers!

Masterpieces Film Premiere | Tuesday

Join us with AIA Asheville’s screening of Masterpieces – the most Extraordinary Buildings Designed by Frank Lloyd Wright next Tuesday evening at the Grail Moviehouse. Meet the Producer and Director Michael Miner. Cheers!

Stripped Down Mountain House

No one knows how to strip down a building to its essential core better than Europeans while still creating something elegant and warm. Here’s a little mountain home inspiration for you courtesy of dezeen. Enjoy this. Cheers!

FOR SALE | North Asheville Retro Ranch

5-valle-vista-dr-asheville-nc-mls_size-008-26-living-room-1024x768-72dpi3 Bedrooms | 3 Baths | 2394 SQFT | Versatile Finished Basement

Take a moment and check out this cool home. The artistic, split-entry, ranch home is located in a popular Beaver Lake mid-century neighborhood of North Asheville. The home’s rich wood floors and fresh paintvalle-vista-compset the stage for this fun 1959 retro home with well-preserved original kitchen and baths. The versatile, finished walk-out basement could be a studio, family room or made into an apartment with outside entrance. On the exterior the home has lush, artistic gardens full of interesting plantings and garden art that transition throughout the seasons.

Our motivated sellers just reduced the price to $499,000. A nice value for the area. Want to see more of the home? Enjoy the tour here. Give Kelly and Troy a call if you have any questions. Cheers!

Modern Mixer | TONIGHT

Hi Folks! Don’t forget our open house MIXER is tonight from 5 to 7pm at 1 Katies Ridge near Woodfin. You WILL need a gate code for access. Please text us at 828-545-8896, 828-333-8830 or 828-712-1518 for that code. We look forward to seeing you. Cheers! Kelly, Troy, Amanda, Charley and Brandon

Happy April Fool’s Day!

Hi Folks! We hope you won’t be afraid to be a bit foolish today in being completely you. Wholeheartedly, Kelly and I did 3 years ago today in starting our unique business. Now look where we are today. Yeah!

As we head into this 4th year of building a business we love we just want to thank all the people who have helped us along the way: Our great big team at Keller Williams who has been tirelessly supportive in sharing their knowledge, Our partner builders, architects and designers for allowing us to play alongside them in making our unique, design-minded real estate company model, Our clients who share our passions and values and who are becoming a part of our growing community. Cheers to all of you! We are truly grateful and honored to work with you in making the community we love a place we always want to live. Today, go out and follow your hearts! Kelly and Troy

Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

IMG_3432Our team at Modern Asheville Real Estate wishes you a happy and festive holiday. Be safe, have tons of fun and the best of luck to you this year. Cheers!

Koolhaus in NYC

Enjoy this brief video of Rem Koolhaus discussing one of his thoughtful projects in New York. Cheers!

Sunday Evening Post

Here is a little amusing entertainment for your Sunday evening and perhaps you’ll find just a little inspiration. Cheers!

Sunday Morning Modern

screen-shot-2016-10-13-at-11-03-58-amThe City of the Future Is Already Here | In central Arizona there exists an experimental town called Arcosanti. It’s built on the principles of arcology, which combines architecture and ecology to envision a city that works in tandem with the Earth’s resources. In this short documentary, The Atlantic goes inside this distinctive urban space to understand how Arcosanti plans to reconstruct how humans envision cities. Go here for the video.

SOLD | Bat Cave Cabin

screen-shot-2017-01-30-at-6-14-05-amWhile we target modern properties we involve ourselves in all types of homes for both buyers and sellers including authentic rustic river escapes like this one. Last week we closed on this cute and clean little cabin in Bat Cave for one of our repeat clients. Crossing repeated hurdles Kelly was able to bring this to the finish line and create another happy homeowner. {Yeah!} Are we a tad bit jealous on this one? {Yep!} Cheers!

Modern Monday

barbaraCatching Up with Artist Barbara Fisher | I stopped by for my yearly trek to Barbara’s studio over the weekend. Barbara was the first artist I wrote about eight years ago today so it has become a little tradition for us. img_7516

Barbara has always been both super prolific and evolutionary in her work. One can look around her studio and see her journey as an artist. Currently she has been led to work with mixing acrylic and ink on canvas in a series she calls img_7513“Tangled Mapping.” The works appear as aerial views of chaotic cities, intricate weavings, interstices, energy blips or the fabric of the “ether” around us. She relates them to slices of our thoughts at any moment in time or the invisible chemical trails of the energy between us these days. tangle-36x361

Barbara has recently been working on collaborations with German photographer Norbert Guthier. As Guthier travels he selects artists in various cities to work with him on art. Below is one of their most recent collaborations called “The Sky is Crying.”unnamed-2

Barbara’s work can be found in various cities across the country and you can find Barbara most days in her studio at 170 Lyman St in the River Arts District. Or peruse her website here and check out some of my past posts on Barbara here. Enjoy our Monday. Cheers!