Best Pumpkin Patch in all of Western North Carolina: The Nix Pumpkin Patch

Pumpkin patch with large orange silo and mountain view behind

I have many fond memories of Halloween as a kid. Picking the perfect costume always required plenty of advanced planning. And finding the perfect pumpkin was a tall order.  When I was in elementary school, it was always the biggest… Continue Reading

Review: Best Solar Installer in Western North Carolina, Hendersonville, Asheville area

13 solar panels on top of house

Lots of folks wonder about solar, but few take the plunge.  We did, twice.  With the once 30% Federal Renewable Energy Tax Credit, and about 30% Duke Energy NC Solar Rebate Program, our cost was significantly off-set.  But even with… Continue Reading

Senior Housing Crisis and How Gatekeepers Stifle Active Adult 55+ Housing Opportunity

Old couple enjoying nature park in the forest

I’ve been a residential rental property manager and investor for nearly two decades, well, almost… since 2003.  From furnished corporate rentals, to short term AirBNB and VRBO rentals, to the ubiquitous one year lease, I’ve handled them all. Hundreds of… Continue Reading

Green Mountain Maple Syrup all the way from Vermont… rolling down Main Street in Hendersonville

Green Mountain International Metro Van in Hendersonville NC

C-130 Rolling Down the Strip… no.. no… something else rolling down somewhere else… We spotted this cool Green Mountain Maple International Metro Van rolling down Main Street in Hendersonville, NC.  From a Green Mountain, not our Green Mountain, but another… Continue Reading