Western North Carolina is a leader in today’s desired living, repeatedly on international Top Ten lists for livability and tourism. The Asheville area has a firm commitment to green and sustainable building. The Western North Carolina Green Building Council recently certified the 1000th sustainable home in this area.
Alan is one of the first Realtors in the country to receive the Building Green Real Estate (BGRE) designation, co-created by the Western North Carolina Green Building Council.
We can help you find a home that has already been certified or a project you can call your own. We have great relationships with our many green contractors, solar and other service providers. You can make your home a little more efficient or get to Net Zero.
Western North Carolina is also home to many horse farms and equine estates. We have the Foothills Equestrian Nature Center and the Tryon International Equestrian Center. Asheville is a short ride to Tryon. We can help you find a home anywhere along the way.
Is it time to leave work behind and enjoy all that each day has to offer? The Asheville area is hard to beat for relaxation, activity and intellectual stimulation. Asheville has always been a destination for wellness. We have a large, well-respected medical community and prestigious hospital systems.
With attractions in town after town from Tennessee through North Carolina and into South Carolina, Asheville is at the center of your active lifestyle. There are 10 colleges and universities offering programs in the area. Take advantage of the popular Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, a service of the University of North Carolina at Asheville.
Then there is Downtown Asheville itself which is a Mecca for award-winning culinary experiences, craft-brewed beverages and music in every genre. You’ll find Alan enjoying local bluegrass, mountain music, opera and the symphony. He’s just as happy listening to a fiddle or a violin!
Come and let our team find you the perfect home for this next chapter in your active life!
GREEN & SUSTAINABLE
At Rosenthal Mountain Properties of Asheville™, we understand the value of your time and the complexities of many real estate matters. Companies relocate to Asheville and need commercial space. Principals and employees need homes. We’re here to make your life easier by handling your commercial and residential needs.
Alan is one of Exit Realty Vista's commercial brokers. The more complex and detailed a deal, the more Alan digs in to bring the whole project to fruition. He is a member of the Asheville Commercial Investment Realty Association.
Our team includes residential specialists with decades of experience and a complete knowledge of the area.
Among Alan’s current projects, he is handling a land-build for an automotive industry company, placements for an assortment of retailers and an equine business as well as investment single-unit, multi-family properties and commercial.
Alan also maintains relationships with the area’s developers. Information is a key to any project. Alan is an expert researcher with contacts at all levels of city and county government.
Whatever your real estate needs are, give us a call! We’ll be happy to work with you to achieve your goals!
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Eclectic. Outrageous. Sketchy.
Beautiful. Inspiring. Home.
The words to describe the Asheville area are as diverse and changeable as the weather is from one side of a mountain or holler to another.
Mimes, musicians and other street performers like Alan’s favorite, Silver Drummer Girl, abound throughout Asheville. We have a nun on an oversize bicycle, Moses spreading love and a wildly popular drum circle every Friday night.
The Southern Conference basketball championships and many other shows are held at the US Cellular Center, including the Blue Ridge Rollergirls. The Diana Wortham Theatre hosts the Asheville Lyric Opera and numerous other top-name shows and community discussions. A few blocks away, the Asheville Symphony performs at the Thomas Wolfe Auditorium.
Western North Carolina is a leading destination for river sports, trout fishing, mountain biking, hiking, photography, art, crafts culinary delights and a wide range of locally-crafted beverages.
We have over 300 Meetup groups and numerous other ways to make connections. Alan is the founder and organizer of Asheville Welcomes Transplants, a popular and long-running social group. If you’re in business, Alan is also the force behind Vibrant Asheville Business™, a business networking and education group. Over 1300 members of the local business community have connected through Vibrant.
Asheville has horse and carriage rides, educational opportunities of all kinds and so much more. Over 1000 new residents move here each year. Check out our Community page for more of what’s in store for you in our little city!
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LAND & INVESTMENT
The practice of real estate is a team sport. Our professional buyers and sellers teams have their own extensive playbooks. You’d be surprised to see how much work and coordination is done behind the scenes as we prepare to provide professional and diligent services to our clients.
The head coach keeps it all together but it’s the team of agents that are on the field and the managers on the sidelines that make for a winning game plan that will be successful for you.
Hanging our shingle under Exit Realty Vistas means that we have the benefit of the area and housing stock knowledge and experience of over two dozen other Realtors, some of whom have been in the business for two or three decades. We're local with an international presence. Small town knowledge with global technology.
Our extended team includes numerous lawyers, appraisers, photographers, architects, environmental and geological consultants, green builders, home inspectors, mortgage specialists, home stagers, painters, surveyors and so many more. Alan runs Vibrant Asheville Business™, a very popular networking and business education and referral company. He gives you options for solid and reputable vendors to assist you.
While Alan calls the plays for this team, we have multiple levels of officiating to make sure that you are treated effectively, fairly and ethically. This team of referees and umpires include an onsite Broker in Charge, who, with Alan, shares responsibility for the lawful and ethical conduct of our team. We are also overseen by the North Carolina Real Estate Commission, the Land of the Sky Association of REALTORS®, the North Carolina Association of REALTORS® and the National Association of REALTORS®.
Alan is a member of all of the above associations. He also Co-Chair of the Professional Development Committee and sits on the Finance and Legislative committees for the Land of the Sky Association of REALTORS®. Alan is a member of the Asheville Commercial Investment Realty Association.
Through our affiliation with the Asheville Realty Group, we are members of the Asheville Area and Henderson County Chambers of Commerce.
All of us on the Rosenthal Mountain Properties of Asheville™ team look forward to collaborating with you to make your next real estate project a winner!