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Meet Laurie

Your Trusted Real Estate Advisor in Asheville, NC

I was born and raised in central Pennsylvania. My mother was an emergency room physician and my father, a businessman. My grandmother was an interior designer, and I've been told I caught that gene.


I first attended college in North Carolina before transferring to Tulane University in New Orleans.

After graduating from Tulane Architecture School with both a Bachelor's and a Master's Degree in Architecture, I moved to Baltimore to live with my sister. There I took classes at the Maryland Institute of Art with my future husband before we decided to move together and start a new life in the mountains of western NC.

I worked at a prominent architecture firm in Asheville for several years before starting my own business, creating and selling my mixed-media wall pieces. My work was published in several magazines and books (Clay Times, Niche Magazine, Surface Design for Ceramics) and I won many awards including Best in Show at Artisphere in Greenville, SC in 2008. I was accepted into the Southern Highland Craft Guild in 2007 and am still an active member.


The decision to shift into the world of real estate came when I realized it would be the perfect match for me: I love residential architecture and I love helping people. I've worked at multiple real estate firms and helped hundreds of clients buy and sell homes. I enjoy running my own firm as I'm better able to tailor my services to suit your needs. I'm a hard worker, personable, honest, and I have a talent for getting things done.

I have children, pets, a love for the outdoors and a passion for world travel. I can't wait to get to know YOU and learn of your interests and hobbies to help me provide you with exceptional, customized service.

Laurie Reese, best real estate agent in Asheville, NC
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