Updated Fee Schedule and Improved Fee Calculation Tools coming July 1 for Asheville Development Services

Asheville’s Development Services Department (DSD) has released its FY 2019 Fee Schedule, which goes into effect July 1, 2018.   To learn more about the new fee schedule, supplements, online fee estimator as well as other improved user friendly tools that will … Continued

Remodeling to Create Additional Income

As Asheville has grown into one of the most popular vacation destinations in the southeast, it has become a hotspot for the hosted rental market. Guests are looking for trendy, eclectic, affordable housing when they travel. How can you transform … Continued

Vote Retro+Fit Design 2018 George Matsumoto Prize

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Retro+Fit Design, LLC has been selected as a finalist for the North Carolina Modernist Houses George Matsumoto Prize. The ‘Honig Residence’ is a PACE Award Winning Single-Family Home Design. Voting is open through July 2nd at 5 pm.   Vote … Continued

Home Buyers Reveal What They Want in Their Next Home

If you’re in the market for a new home, you’re probably thinking about what features are essential on your must-have list. Do you wonder if other home buyers are looking for the same things? A recent survey from the National … Continued

Congratulations to the 2018 March Madness Bracket Winner!

Kicking off its first year of competition, the AHBA’s March Madness Bracket Scholarship Challenge was introduced to grow awareness as well as support the AHBA Scholarship Program. This new challenge welcomed 23 participants each making a $10 contribution per bracket … Continued

Taking the Guesswork Out of Financing Your First Home

Homeownership rates among young adults continues to grow as millennials begin to return to the housing market. In fact, the number of millennials buying homes grew the most of any age group in 2017, according to the Census Bureau. And … Continued

Bryant Named 2017 Green Professional Designee of the Year

Brandon Bryant, Master CGP, president of Red Tree Builders, Inc. in Asheville, N.C., has been named Green Professional Designee of the Year by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB). “Ongoing education often means the difference between being good at … Continued

Application Open: 2018-2019 AHBA Scholarship Program

Are you pursuing education in a construction related program or know someone who is?  Multiple scholarship opportunities are available through your local, state and national HBA for 2018-2019 Scholarship Programs. The Asheville Home Builders Association offers an annual Scholarship Program … Continued