The Vista Blog

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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7 Tips for Setting Up Your Home Office for Maximum Productivity

Posted by Danielle McKelley on November 30, 2020

Working from home is more popular than ever. You’re saving money on fuel and travel expenses, you’ve got more time now that you’re not commuting, and you can work at your desk in your favorite pair of lounge pants.

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Transform Your Front Porch for Fall with Pops of Color and Textures

Posted by Danielle McKelley on October 20, 2020

Fall makes front porch sitting much more fitting. The air is crisp. Trees are bursting with color. Temperatures are much more tolerable. And the scent of pine and drying leaves circulates through the atmosphere.

To celebrate this pleasantly serene season, consider giving your front porch a fall makeover that creates a place for you to sip coffee, read a novel, or welcome neighbors.

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9 Winter Home Décor Ideas

Posted by Ryan Potvin on December 18, 2019

While you may be enjoying everything Western North Carolina has to offer, you may also just want to relax in your home and observe the cold weather from inside!  Make your home a winter headquarter by keeping your home stylish and cozy until the warmer months arrive.  Here are some winter home décor ideas:

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