Money Moves: Out-of-towners drive housing price surge

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Cover Design Credit:

Scott Southwick

Cover Photography Credit:

Brent Brown
Outside interest has super-charged Asheville’s already-hot real estate market, with the average home budget for a buyer moving to the area 31% higher than the average local budget. Area agents suggest the COVID-19 pandemic, climate change and greater acceptance of remote working all play a role in bringing more people to Western North Carolina.




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