The Vista Blog

What is the Average House Size and Layout?

Posted by Rachel Allain on November 22, 2022

If you ever have sat down and pondered about your future, the visualization of your dream home has probably come to you a time or two. You may have pictured your house deeply secluded in the woods or in that cookie-cutter neighborhood you've always dreamed of.

But what you may not have wondered about was the square footage of your home, and today, we want to provide you with a few things to remember before you purchase a big home

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Tags: Building Tips & Info

4 Ways to Update Your Kitchen Quickly

Posted by Rachel Allain on October 24, 2022

Kitchens are undoubtedly one of the most important rooms in a home. They are the place where food is prepped for family, friends, and guests to enjoy. New recipes are invented and old family recipes are recreated in this space.

A house can't really be a home without a good kitchen. If you are planning your dream home or in the process of building a new home in Western North Carolina, you probably have a number of layouts already in your mind.

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Tags: Design Trends & Tips

How To: Mastering Black & White Home Trends

Posted by Danielle McKelley on September 14, 2022

Black and white designs are a century-long trend that will never go out of style. Whether it’s interior or exterior design, black and white will always give your space an elegant and classy feel. 

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Tags: Design Trends & Tips

Best Apple Orchards to Visit in Hendersonville this Fall

Posted by Karen Leon on September 15, 2021

Fall is finally here which means it’s finally time for fall festivities! Transitioning from hot summer days to cool fall days allows us to enjoy more outdoor activities without feeling the urge to seek shade. Fortunately, living in Western North Carolina also means having access to countless activities.

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Tags: Life in Western NC

7 Ways to Celebrate Summer on Your Front Porch

Posted by Danielle McKelley on June 28, 2021

You’ve often heard that the eyes are the window to the soul. Well, your front porch is an extension of the soul of your home and should serve as a preview of what’s to come. It’s like a movie trailer: enticing, exciting, and electrifying.

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Tags: Insider

How to Downsize and Declutter Your Home Before You Move

Posted by Danielle McKelley on May 26, 2021

Now that the kids have grown and flown the coop, you’ve decided your big house just doesn’t make sense anymore. Or maybe, life is steering you in a different direction as you follow your dreams to live simply in a house with less square footage.

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Tags: Insider

5 Ideas for Making the Most of an Open Floor Plan

Posted by Danielle McKelley on April 06, 2021

Having an open floor plan continues to be the desired layout for people shopping for homes in the housing market. Not only does an open-floor concept feel open and airy, but it gives the illusion of more square footage.

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Tags: Floor Plans

5 Tips for Preparing Your Home to Sell in the Spring

Posted by Danielle McKelley on March 09, 2021

Spring is the best time to sell a house. Buyers are geared up for the hunt, energized by all the things that make this time of year so motivating: the warmer weather, the budding trees, and the aura of newness the season imparts.

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Tags: Advice on Selling

3 Top Tips for Home-buying During a Pandemic

Posted by Danielle McKelley on February 15, 2021

As bars, restaurants, churches and arenas were forced to shutter and people were ordered to stay at home during the emergence of COVID-19 last year, the doors on the housing market burst wide open fueled by historic low mortgage rates.

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Tags: Advice on Buying

Should You Build or Buy?

Posted by Danielle McKelley on December 28, 2020

When you’re in the market for a new home, deciding between new construction or an existing house may all come down to your wish list.

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Tags: Advice on Buying