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Carolina Mountain Sales celebrates new office location with Asheville Chamber of Commerce Ribbon Cutting Event.  

Asheville, NC  August 27th, 2015 –
Carolina Mountain Sales will host a Ribbon Cutting Event with the Asheville Chamber of Commerce, to celebrate their new office location in Historic Biltmore Village.  With special guests, Asheville Mayor, Esther Manheimer; and Sr. Vice President/Executive Director of the Asheville-North Buncombe County Economic Development Coalition, Ben Teague.  

Due to its continued growth, leading local real estate office, Carolina Mountain Sales recently relocated its operation to 10 Brook Street, Suite 235 in Biltmore Village, Asheville, from its previous location at 1555 Hendersonville Road.   “As a result of the increasing local demand for our services, our market and staff have grown significantly,” said Allyson Etheridge, Managing Broker.  “We decided to move the company to better accommodate this expansion as well as the needs of our customers.”

To mark their new office location, Carolina Mountain Sales will host the Asheville Chamber of Commerce for a ribbon-cutting event on Thursday, September 10th from 4pm – 7pm for Asheville Chamber of Commerce members and the brokerage community, featuring live jazz music, a champagne toast, wine, local craft brews and light refreshments.   

The ribbon cutting event will be officiated by special guest Ben Teague, Sr. Vice President and Executive Director of the Economic Development Coalition of Asheville-Buncombe County and guests will be welcomed by Asheville Mayor, Esther Manheimer.

Located minutes from Downtown Asheville, the new office is ideally located in Biltmore Village, offering a sought after address and an unbeatable location that allows agents and clients to successfully conduct their real estate business.  Managing Broker, Allyson Etheridge said “The vibrant and centrally located Biltmore Village is a good fit for our boutique brand and we are excited about the opportunity to continue to provide buyers and sellers with the same elite level of service that we’ve long delivered, now in a more distinctive location.”

REALTOR® and Broker, D’Ann Ford added “We are excited about our new location here in Asheville’s vibrant and historic, Biltmore Village.  Our clientele will have even greater access to our services, ample parking and great proximity to shopping conveniences.”

Scott Wilkinson, CEO and President of Wilkinson ERA, Carolina Mountain Sales’ parent company, said “There is incredible energy around the new office location.  We are fortunate to have such an ambitious group of agents that continue to demonstrate a commitment to sales excellence and outstanding service, making Carolina Mountain Sales one of the top-producing real estate companies in Asheville”

Details for the event are as follows:

What: Carolina Mountain Sales Ribbon Cutting Event

When: Thursday, September 11th from 4:00 PM until 7:00 PM

Where: Carolina Mountain Sales, 10 Brook Street, Suite 235, Asheville, NC 28803

About Carolina Mountain Sales

Established in 2009, Carolina Mountain Sales is an award-winning, full service boutique real estate company, focused on serving buyers and sellers of distinctive properties. We’re passionate about delivering exceptional service and building lasting relationships based on personal integrity.  In 2014, Carolina Mountain Sales was ranked #1 for highest sales volume per agent and finished the 2014 calendar year ranked at #3 on the Asheville Board of Realtors WNC Multiple Listing Service. 

At Carolina Mountain Sales, we believe bigger is not always better.  We provide the personal attention and small-firm friendliness often lacking in larger, more corporate environments. Our talented team of like-minded professionals offer diverse backgrounds to serve all of our clients real estate needs.

Our firm is well-positioned to meet the discerning expectations of buyers and sellers, whether clients desire scenic views, historic architecture, iconic locations, or pursuing favorite pastimes.  Our brokers specialize in luxury, private, and historic estates in both the primary-residence and second-home luxury markets. We match discriminating buyers with premier properties through national/international marketing and our close association with a valuable network of select high-end brokers.  

About Wilkinson ERA. Wilkinson ERA Real Estate has 13 offices and over 800 agents in North and South Carolina.  With sales over $1 Billion in 2014 and over 4,200 transactions, Wilkinson ERA Real Estate ranks #137 in REAL Trends list of the top 500 real estate firms nationwide. Ranked #3 of all ERA franchises nationwide and #1 in the Carolinas, Wilkinson ERA Real Estate recently earned the ERA Circle of Success Platinum Company Designation for 2014, recognizing real estate organizations that perform in excess of 1,500 total units closed and/or $7,000,000 in total annual gross commissions.

In 1999, Owner and Founder Scott Wilkinson opened a small real estate firm in Charlotte with seven

agents. Scott used his keen entrepreneurial spirit and abided by a simple philosophy “Take good care of the agents and the agents will take good care of the clients”. Wilkinson steadily expanded and now boasts more than 800 agents and 13 offices throughout the Carolinas.

Wilkinson ERA has built on their “clients first” philosophy by adding affiliated services, such as relocation, property management, preferred mortgages and more, in an effort to ensure smooth closings and satisfied clients.

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Carolina Mountain Sales Team Members Complete Advanced Training Program

 ASHEVILLE, NC March 26, 2015 – Leading agents at Carolina Mountain Sales recently completed the ERA® Top Gun Academy, an advanced home buying and selling training program offered by ERA Franchise Systems LLC.

 The ERA Academy is designed to increase productivity by focusing on several skill areas essential to success in the industry. Each session builds on the individual's understanding of his or her customer and offers techniques for identifying and providing tailored, personalized customer service.

 "Top Gun training is designed to help real estate professionals to continually enhance the level of customer service they offer," said Allyson Etheridge, Managing Broker.  “Our team’s dedicated pursuit of this training is a reflection of their professionalism and commitment to offering our clients outstanding real estate guidance."

 Carolina Mountain Sales honors and applauds the achievements of this talented team of award-winning agents:

 Alec Cantley

Cain Cox

Allyson Etheridge

Brian Etheridge

Jennifer Farley

Sheila Jenkins

Molly McNichols

Ben Woolf

Patty Woolf


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2014 Carolina Mountain Sales #1 Top Producing Firm in Asheville
 ASHEVILLE, NC Feb 1, 2015 – Carolina Mountain Sales finished the 2014 calendar year ranked at #1 on the Asheville Board of Realtors WNC Multiple Listing Service for real estate firms with less than 100 people. Up three positions from last year and with a sales increase of 15%, Carolina Mountain Sales attributes this ranking to its leadership team, affiliation with Wilkinson ERA in Charlotte, and its high emphasis on customer service and relationships. Carolina Mountain Sales has consistently been in the top ten list of producers in Asheville and Western North Carolina since their formation.

“As Asheville’s premier boutique real estate company and the nation’s only ERA Distinctive Properties Flagship Office, we are thrilled to finish 2014 in the company of some of the largest commercial firms in Asheville.  “This accomplishment showcases our continued dedication to providing outstanding customer service and acknowledges our development of innovative marketing supports that better serve our clients," said Allyson Etheridge, Founder and Managing Director, Carolina Mountain Sales. "We are committed to advancing our business and increasing our service offerings in order to remain a frontrunner within the Asheville and Western North Carolina real estate industry.”

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