carol elizabeth pennell asheville native real estate broker 828.273.7770


A second generation Asheville native, Carol’s seasoned past experience as an Asheville City Planner has helped hone her eye for now locating unforgettable mountain real estate properties for her clients.

Bringing to the table exceptional negotiating instincts and creative problem solving skills, Carol delivers a consistently high level of service to her clients. She does more than merely help buyers and sellers gain an advantage; she utilizes her professional network of local architectural, zoning, environmental and design professionals to assist and enable her to think on her feet to solve a clients’ immediate concern.

Carol helped draft Asheville’s second only City Master Plan and had a hand in the revitalization of downtown Asheville as the City’s first Design Review Administrator. As an EcoBroker®, she is a certified real estate professional who understands energy efficiency, sustainable design, healthier environments, comfort, and value.

Over the years as a student of the “Making Cities Livable” movement, Carol incorporates the principles of ‘True Urbanism’ in her work which encourages communities to be both ECOLOGICALLY and SOCIALLY SUSTAINABLE while enhancing a community’s cultural, economic and social WELL-BEING. A local volunteer on numerous fronts, Carol works diligently to improve the quality of life in one of America’s most desirable cities.

Carol continues to see Asheville as authentic and refreshingly irreverent -a place that still honors the mountain spirit of individuality and self-reliance.

Broker Associate/Beverly-Hanks & Associates

NC License 200310 /Debbie Williams BIC

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